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City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Jan. 20 to Sunday, Jan. 26

City’s A-list team of on-air personalities are joined by two-time GRAMMY® nominee  Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) to bring viewers all of the red-carpet excitement in the 90-minute special Entertainment City: Live at the GRAMMY®s –
– Celebrate Music’s Biggest Night® with the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, hosted by LL COOL J and featuring performances by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, and more –
– Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) stars in the all-new animated City original series Mother Up!, premiering Thursday –
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for January 20 to 26. All programming is subject to change.
 
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Monday, Jan. 20:
 
The Bachelor: 8 p.m. ET on OMNI 1 (s/ABC), 9 p.m. MT on OMNI AB (s/ABC), 6 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
Ten of the remaining 15 women get to share in Juan Pablo’s love of soccer on a group date, but when they are split into competing teams for his attention, the claws come out. Plus, the coveted one-on-one dates include a memorable water adventure and a tandem bungee jump and private concert by country music artist Billy Currington. Later, jealousy between the bachelorettes grows as Juan Pablo cancels the cocktail party in favour of a pool party, and tensions come to a head at the rose ceremony.
 
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Unpause”
After imbibing a bit too much, a woozy Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) spills some long-held secrets to the opportunistic Ted (Josh Radnor) and Robin (Cobie Smulders). Meanwhile, Marshall (Jason Segel) goes to extreme lengths to dodge a fight with Lily (Alyson Hannigan).
 
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“And the Dumpster Sex”
Deke (recurring guest star Eric Andre) takes Max (Kat Dennings) to his place after a great first date, but his so-called home is nothing like she expected. Meanwhile, Caroline (Beth Behrs) feels empowered and then scared after she has a shady-looking car towed from the front of her apartment building.
 
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Mike & Molly’s Excellent Adventure”
Molly (Melissa McCarthy) tries to alter Mike's (Billy Gardell) routines and get him to enjoy a more active life.
 
Mom (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Leather Cribs and a Medieval Rack”
Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) admit to secrets they've been keeping from one another. Meanwhile, Violet (Sadie Calvano) and Luke (Spencer Daniels) clash over parenting. Kevin Pollak (Cop Out) guest stars as Christy's father, Alvin.
 
Shameless: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Summer Loving”
Frank (William H. Macy) spots a potential “sugar momma” in a bar patron named Dottie (guest star Molly Price, Not Fade Away), whose health is failing fast but is “living well” on a city pension. Meanwhile, Fiona (Emmy Rossum) has her hands full with a new job tending bar, the kids, and the new man in her life; and at home, Debbie (Emma Kenney) wants a room of her own while Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) shacks up in a van.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 21:
 
The Biggest Loser: 8 p.m. ET on OMNI 2 (s/ABC), 9 p.m. MT on OMNI AB (s/ABC), 6 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
**Two-hour Episode**
The contestants receive makeovers, with fashion guidance from noted stylist Tim Gunn and new ‘dos from celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves, before being treated to an evening out and visits from friends and family. Later, two players are eliminated and the top five contestants are revealed.
 
Dads(s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Bully Gene”
Eli (Seth Green) feels like he's being bullied by the son of the single mom he's dating and things get worse when the kid steals the prototype of Ghost Child's newest game. Elsewhere, Warner (Giovanni Ribisi) picks fights with Camila (Vanessa Lachey) in order to sleep on the comfy couch.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
(s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Ebony Falcon”
Terry (Terry Crews) returns to the field and learns from Jake (Andy Samberg) how to control his emotions. Meanwhile, Amy (Melissa Fumero) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) investigate after someone breaks into Gina's (Chelsea Peretti) apartment.

New Girl
(s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Birthday”
As Jess's (Zooey Deschanel) birthday approaches, Nick (Jake Johnson) plans to throw her the perfect party. Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) helps Cece (Hannah Simone) acclimate to her new bartending job; and Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Coach (Damon Wayans Jr.) compete in a bake-off.

The Mindy Project
(s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Desert”
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) winds up in the desert in the aftermath of her breakup with Cliff (Glenn Howerton) when Danny (Chris Messina) tricks her into going to see his father instead of taking her to the airport.
 
Killer Women (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Warrior”
A veteran becomes a modern-day Robin Hood in an attempt to recapture the adrenaline rush she experienced during war. Meanwhile, Jake (Jeffrey Nordling) subpoenas Dan (Marc Blucas) to testify at Molly's (Tricia Helfer) divorce hearing; and Becca (Marta Milans) suspects that Billy (Michael Trucco) is having an affair.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 22:
 
Revolution (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Captain Trips”
Gene (Stephen Collins) decides to help the town of Willoughby, which spurs Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) to do the same. Meanwhile, Miles (Billy Burke) and Monroe (David Lyons) work together in an effort to survive
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Three Dinners”
Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) take Haley (Sarah Hyland) out to dinner to discuss her future, but Haley manages to turn the tables. Plus, Jay's (Ed O'Neill) friend Shorty (recurring guest star Chazz Palminteri) and wife Darlene (recurring guest star Jennifer Tilly) are back visiting, and they have some news that doesn't sit well with Jay.
 
Super Fun Night (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Let the Games Begin”
Marika (Lauren Ash) and Helen-Alice (Liza Lapira) feel left out when Kimmie (Rebel Wilson) begins spending more time with James (recurring guest star Nate Torrence).
 
Nashville (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Just for What I Am”
Scarlett's (Clare Bowen) career soars as she duets with Zac Brown (guest starring as himself), but the stress of fame takes its toll on her. Meanwhile, Deacon (Charles Esten) assists Rayna (Connie Britton) with writing a song; Juliette's (Hayden Panettiere) declining popularity on tour angers Jeff (Oliver Hudson); and Zoey (Chaley Rose) feels ignored by Gunnar (Sam Palladio).
 
Thursday, Jan. 23:
 
Community (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Geothermal Escapism”
Abed (Danny Pudi) organizes a going-away activity for Troy (Donald Glover), and what starts as a fun game soon turns into a heated competition.
 
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Farmers Market”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) get into an argument over questionable sales methods being employed at the local farmers' market. At the same time, Ann (Rashida Jones) looks for a way to vent about her pregnancy frustrations; and April (Aubrey Plaza) throws her support behind Andy (Chris Pratt) as he embarks on a new creative venture.
 
The Crazy Ones: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Models Love Magic”
Simon (Robin Williams) and Gordon (recurring guest star Brad Garrett) clash over whether ethics can be ignored when pursuing a highly sought-after client. Meanwhile, Lauren (Amanda Setton) tries on a multi-million dollar Victoria's Secret bra and is unable to remove it.
 
Mother Up!: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
**Season Premiere**
“Mother Up!”
Rudi Wilson (Eva Longoria), a successful NY record exec, quits her job in the wake of a “slight” media scandal and flees to Willowdale, Canada, with her two children – Dick (Jesse Camacho, Less Than Kind) and Apple (Rebecca Husain) to lay low until the scandal blows over. Finding herself without a job, a nanny, a maid, a company credit card or a husband (left her for his yoga instructor), Rudi has to figure out how to care for her two kids in the fiercely competitive world of suburban moms.
 
Suburgatory: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Victor Ha”
Empty-nest syndrome at the Shays prompts Fred (Chris Parnell) and Sheila (Ana Gasteyer) to take in a foster child, but Lisa (Allie Grant) is convinced the young lad is a con artist. Meanwhile, Tessa (Jane Levy) objects to her dad's friendship with Dalia (Carly Chaikin).
 
The Middle: 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
“The Carpool”
Frankie is (Patricia Heaton) assigned a car pool during a bus-driver strike, but she doesn't get to school on time. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) tutors a pretty coed in a class that he's not taking; and Mike's (Neil Flynn) oblivious to the fact that Sue (Eden Sher) wants to attend a basketball game with him.
 
Friday, Jan. 24:
 
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Renaming Boyd’s School”
When tasked with researching his school’s namesake, Boyd (Flynn Morrison) gets a little help from Kristin (Amanda Fuller) and Ryan (Jordan Masterson), and his report causes outrage, prompting the school to reconsider its name.
 
Last Man Standing:8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Driving Lessons”
Although Mike (Tim Allen) is having a great time teaching Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) how to drive, he thinks Vanessa (Nancy Travis) should take over so she can have a chance to bond with her daughter. Meanwhile, Mandy (Molly Ephraim) is annoyed with Mike's constant requests to her boyfriend, Kyle (Christoph Sanders), to do odd jobs around the house.
 
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Thrilla in Natesvilla”
Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) try fencing to relieve the tension in their relationship, and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) get in their first fight when they try to help Barney's (Gregg Binkley) budding romance with Maxine (recurring guest star Molly Shannon).
 
Enlisted (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Pete’s Airstream”
Still adjusting to life back in the states, Pete (Geoff Stults) tries to distance himself from his brothers and the platoon, but things don’t go according to plan.
 
Sunday, Jan. 26:
 
Entertainment City: Live at the GRAMMY®s: 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 5:30 p.m. CT
**Ninety-minute Special**
As the exclusive Canadian media outlet broadcasting live from the official GRAMMY red carpet, City’s A-list team of on-air personalities – Dina Pugliese (Breakfast Television Toronto), Tracy Moore (Cityline), Alex Despatie (Breakfast Television Montreal), and Brad Smith (Entertainment City/Your World This Week) bring viewers up close and personal with the night’s big celebrity arrivals. Joining the on-air team is two-time GRAMMY nominee, Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies), along with Cityline, and Chatelaine fashion correspondent Susie Wall.
 
The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®: 8 p.m. ET (s/CBS)/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT (s/CBS)
Celebrate Music’s Biggest Night® at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, honouring today’s top talents in the music industry. Hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J, the awards feature performances from some of the biggest names in the business, including Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Daft Punk, and Kendrick Lamar.
 
The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine’s Wedding: 8 p.m. ET on OMNI 1 (s/ABC), 9 p.m. MT on OMNI AB, 6 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
**Two-hour Special**
Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici, the latest to join other The Bachelor couples who have walked down the aisle, will share a dramatic new chapter of their love story with millions of viewers and Bachelor Nation when their much-anticipated wedding is televised – live. The event will be hosted by The Bachelor's Chris Harrison.
 
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