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Monday, October 1st
Interview and Performance by QUEEN LATIFAH (“Trav’lin’ Light”)

Tuesday, October 2nd
Actor DENIS LEARY (“Rescue Me”)
DYLAN and COLE SPROUSE (“The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”)

Wednesday, October 3rd
Academy Award-winning Actor JAMIE FOXX (“The Kingdom”)
Six-year old Pianist EMILY BEAR

Thursday, October 4th
Golden Globe & Emmy Award -winning Actor TOM SELLECK (“Las Vegas”)
Canadian Actor NATHAN FILLION (“Desperate Housewives”)

Friday, October 5th
The stars of this season’s “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”
Grammy Award-winning R&B, soul & Jazz Singer JILL SCOTT (“The Real Thing”)

Broadcast Schedule:

5pm ET/PT on Citytv Toronto and Citytv Vancouver
11am and 7pm MT on Citytv Calgary and Citytv Edmonton
2pm CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Couch Potato Kids
Can’t get your kids away from their video games? The Dangerous Book for Boys ( written by Conn and Hal Iggulden) just might be your solution. Plus, Celebrity Stylist June Ambrose gives three women with different body types a longer, leaner look with an “accessory makeover” and Rachael shares her recipe for Chili Dog Chili and Cornbread.

Broadcast Schedule:
9am ET on Citytv Toronto
3pm PT on Citytv Vancouver
4pm MT on Citytv Calgary & Edmonton
11am CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Dynamic television personality and best-selling author Rachael Ray hosts a second season of her daily, one-hour talk show. Dubbed by Newsweek as “the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the next domestic goddess,” Rachael Ray is already a familiar face to millions of TV viewers as host of the Food Network’s popular series, “30-Minute Meals,” “$40 a Day,” “Inside Dish” and “Tasty Travels.” She’s also the best-selling author of 11 cookbooks and her new, monthly magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, premiered in the fall of 2005.

Produced by King World Productions, in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks, Inc. and WATCH Entertainment, Inc.

Kimora Lee Simmons

Rachael Ray plays, “Who Wore It Best”, with Fashion Designer Kimora Lee Simmons (Baby Phat), who settles the score between one mother and daughter, who can’t agree on who looks “better” in the same outfit. Then, get ready for a Mac-N-Cheese showdown!

Broadcast Schedule:
9am ET on Citytv Toronto
3pm PT on Citytv Vancouver
4pm MT on Citytv Calgary & Edmonton
11am CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Dynamic television personality and best-selling author Rachael Ray hosts a second season of her daily, one-hour talk show. Dubbed by Newsweek as “the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the next domestic goddess,” Rachael Ray is already a familiar face to millions of TV viewers as host of the Food Network’s popular series, “30-Minute Meals,” “$40 a Day,” “Inside Dish” and “Tasty Travels.” She’s also the best-selling author of 11 cookbooks and her new, monthly magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, premiered in the fall of 2005.

Produced by King World Productions, in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks, Inc. and WATCH Entertainment, Inc.

Oktoberfest

Rachael Ray brings Germany to New York City, when she hosts Oktoberfest! From yodeling, to an on-set polka lesson, Rachael covers every detail; including, two new ways to prepare knockwurst (German sausage). Plus, Rachael catches up with German Supermodel Heidi Klum, who tells us what Oktoberfest means to her.

Broadcast Schedule:
9am ET on Citytv Toronto
3pm PT on Citytv Vancouver
4pm MT on Citytv Calgary & Edmonton
11am CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Dynamic television personality and best-selling author Rachael Ray hosts a second season of her daily, one-hour talk show. Dubbed by Newsweek as “the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the next domestic goddess,” Rachael Ray is already a familiar face to millions of TV viewers as host of the Food Network’s popular series, “30-Minute Meals,” “$40 a Day,” “Inside Dish” and “Tasty Travels.” She’s also the best-selling author of 11 cookbooks and her new, monthly magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, premiered in the fall of 2005.

Produced by King World Productions, in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks, Inc. and WATCH Entertainment, Inc.

“Better Than Botox
Can Botox® actually add years to your face? Anti-aging expert Dr. Perricone says YES and tells us why, before he reveals three foods he claims are better than Botox®. Plus, who will win this season of “Dancing with the Stars?” Former short track, speed skater and Olympic champion, Apolo Anton Ohno, reveals his best bets on who will win!

Broadcast Schedule:
9am ET on Citytv Toronto
3pm PT on Citytv Vancouver
4pm MT on Citytv Calgary & Edmonton
11am CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Dynamic television personality and best-selling author Rachael Ray hosts a second season of her daily, one-hour talk show. Dubbed by Newsweek as “the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the next domestic goddess,” Rachael Ray is already a familiar face to millions of TV viewers as host of the Food Network’s popular series, “30-Minute Meals,” “$40 a Day,” “Inside Dish” and “Tasty Travels.” She’s also the best-selling author of 11 cookbooks and her new, monthly magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, premiered in the fall of 2005.

Produced by King World Productions, in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks, Inc. and WATCH Entertainment, Inc.

“CSI: Miami’s” Emily Procter

Actress Emily Procter gives us the behind-the-scenes gossip from the set of “CSI: Miami”; including, her season six love interests and the off-camera pranks occurring on-set. Then, Rachael Ray cooks up her first ‘double-duty dinner’ of season two!

Broadcast Schedule:
9am ET on Citytv Toronto
3pm PT on Citytv Vancouver
4pm MT on Citytv Calgary & Edmonton
11am CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Dynamic television personality and best-selling author Rachael Ray hosts a second season of her daily, one-hour talk show. Dubbed by Newsweek as “the most down-to-earth TV star on the planet,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the next domestic goddess,” Rachael Ray is already a familiar face to millions of TV viewers as host of the Food Network’s popular series, “30-Minute Meals,” “$40 a Day,” “Inside Dish” and “Tasty Travels.” She’s also the best-selling author of 11 cookbooks and her new, monthly magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, premiered in the fall of 2005.

Produced by King World Productions, in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks, Inc. and WATCH Entertainment, Inc.

Don’t miss a very special edition of “CityLine” when Marilyn Denis goes one-on-one with Carrie Underwood on Thursday, October 4th at 10:00am on Citytv.

Winning the fourth title of “American Idol” was only the beginning for this soulful singer. Her debut album, Some Hearts was certified six times platinum and spent 27 weeks at Number One on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and yielded five #1 singles. Carrie solidified her star status with powerful songs like Jesus Take the Wheel, Inside Your Heaven and Before He Cheats. The accolades kept coming as Carrie received more recognition at the Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy® Awards and more this past year.

Carrie visits the set of “CityLine” just weeks before the release of her new album, Carnival Ride. Set to hit stores October 23rd, the album’s first single, So Small is already a Top 10 hit. In her first “CityLine” appearance, Carrie talks about going from college student to bonafide star in a few short months and how her life has changed following her Idol victory.

Tune in to “CityLine” with Marilyn Denis, when Carrie Underwood visits on Thursday, October 4th at 10:00am on Citytv. Catch encore presentations of “CityLine” at 3:00pm ET/CT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg and 4:00pm PT on Citytv Vancouver.

Citytv will air the following “Great Movies” during the month of October:

“THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY”- Wednesday, October 3rd **A Citytv Premiere**
9:00PM ET/PT/MT/CT on Citytv Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg

Available in High Definition on Citytv Toronto

Starring: Mos Def, Zooey Deschanel and John Malkovich.

After learning that his best friend is an Alien, Arthur Dent is whisked off Earth just seconds before it is demolished to make way for a cosmic freeway. Based on the Douglas Adam’s book of the same, hilarity arises in this science fiction/comedy, as Arthur embarks on an intergalactic adventure and discovers the answer to his ultimate question.

“MYSTERY ALASKA” – Thursday, October 4th
9:00PM CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Starring: Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria and Mary McCormack.
When Mystery, Alaska’s amateur hockey team, accepts a challenge to play against the New York Rangers, the entire population must put their petty differences aside and pull together as their small town becomes the center of a national televised event. Starring Academy Award®-winning Actor Russell Crowe (“South Sydney Story”).

“ME, MYSELF & IRENE” – Friday, October 5th
9:00PM CT/MT/PT on Citytv Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Starring: Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger.
Charlie is a Rhode Island state trooper with a split personality. He is mild-mannered and non confrontational until somebody pushes his buttons. That’s when his maniacal alter-ego, Hank, takes over. On a routine mission to transfer alleged fugitive Irene, Charlie winds up on the run from corrupt police officers. Starring comedian Jim Carey, Renee Zellweger and directed by the Farrelly brothers.

“RHINO BROTHERS” – Saturday, October 6th **With Descriptive Video**
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Starring: Gabrielle Rose and Curtis Benchdholt.
This Canadian film tells the story of Stephan Kanachowski, a man who dreams of playing professional hockey. Both supported and hindered by his immediate family, Stephen experiences (and lives) his dream – while experiencing the ups and downs in the life of a professional athlete.

“CHARLIE’S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE” – Sunday, October 7th
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Available in High Definition on Citytv Toronto

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.
In the action-packed sequel to “Charlie’s Angels”, Natalie, Dylan and Alex are sent undercover to retrieve two missing wedding bands. Containing highly classified information, these rings and must be recovered before the information falls into the wrong hands.

“RAT RACE” – Wednesday, October 10th

9:00PM CT/MT on Citytv Winnipeg, Calgary and Edmonton

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg, Seth Green and Cuba Gooding Jr.
Donald Sinclair owns the biggest casino in Las Vegas and he’s staged the most original high stakes game that Sin City has ever seen! Six teams of civilians have a shot at winning two million dollars, which is hidden in a locker hundreds of miles away. What the racers don’t know is that the tycoon and his rich buddies are betting on the outcome. It’s only a matter of time before they figure out who really stands to win the most, before switching course to look for a different kind of pay-off. Loosely based on 1963’s “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” this manic comedy is directed by Jerry Zucker (“Airplane”).

“HARDBALL”- Thursday, October 11th
9:00PM CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Starring: Keanu Reeves and Diane Lane

Connor O’Neill (Reeves) is a man with little ambition who spends his time gambling, drinking and scalping tickets. In order to settle his debts, Connor agrees to coach a Little League team from a housing project in Chicago in exchange for a much needed loan from a friend.

“LIFE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT” – Friday, October 12th
8:00PM ET/PT on Citytv Toronto and Vancouver
9:00PM CT/MT on Citytv Winnipeg, Calgary and Edmonton

Available in High Definition on Citytv HD Toronto
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns and Tony Shalhoub.

A self involved reporter, Lanie Kerrigan (played by Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie) learns she only has a few days left to live after interviewing a homeless man with psychic abilities. Lanie embarks on a race against the clock to change her ways and prove that her life has meaning.

“CLASS WARFARE” – Saturday, October 13th
9:00PM ET/PT/MT/CT on Citytv Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg

Starring: Lindsey McKeon and Wade Carpenter.
After her father’s business goes under, Kristen tries to convince her boyfriend to kill fellow classmate Richard in a remote cabin in the woods, to gain possession of his winning lottery ticket.

“GUESS WHO” – Sunday, October 14th – ** A Citytv Premiere**
9:00PM ET/PT/MT/CT on Citytv Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg

Available in High Definition on CitytvHD Toronto

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac and Zoe Saldana.
In this hilarious remake of the 1967 classic “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”, Theresa (Zoe Saldana) brings Simon (Ashton Kutcher) home for her parent’s anniversary celebration with plans to announce their own engagement. Her father’s (Bernie Mac) skepticism leads him to launch an investigation into Simon’s past and discovers that he has been keeping a secret from Theresa all along.

“UNDERWORLD” – Wednesday, October 17th
9:00PM ET/PT/MT/CT on Citytv Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg

Available in High Definition on CitytvHD

Starring: Kate Bekinsale, Scott Speedman and Wentworth Miller.

A war has been raging between the Vampires and Werewolves for centuries, Selene (Beckinsale) is a death dealer, assigned to hunt down and eradicate the last of the Werewolves. When she comes across and innocent man (Speedman), who holds the key to end the war she must decide where her alligances lie.

“LITTLE NICKY” – Thursday, October 18th
9:00PM CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Starring: Adam Sandler and Patricia Arquette.

In this devilish Adam Sandler comedy, Satan is getting close to retirement. He banishes his misfit son ‘Nicky’ to Earth in order to groom him as his replacement. But when an accident prevents any damned souls from making it into hell, the devil begins to die, and it’s up to Nicky not only to save his diabolical father but to find true love on Earth at the same time.

“ENTRAPMENT” – Friday, October 19th
8:00PM PT on Citytv Vancouver
9:00PM ET on Citytv Toronto (Simulcast with FOX)
9:00PM CT/MT on Citytv Winnipeg, Calgary and Edmonton

Starring: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Vingh Rhames and Sean Connery.

Academy Award-winning actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones, plays an insurance investigator who convinces her company to allow her to investigate an aging but still active burglar (played by Academy Award-winning actor Sean Connery), following the theft of a valuable work of art. The two begin an extended game of cat-and-mouse, where it is never clear who has the upper hand in this convoluted thriller.

“INTERN ACADEMY”- Saturday, October 20th – ** A Citytv Premiere** With Descriptive Video**
9:00PM ET/PT/MT/CT on Citytv Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg

Available in High Definition on CitytvHD Toronto
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Dave Foley and Carly Pope.

A new group of interns set out to show St. Albert’s Teaching Hospital that laughter truly is the best medicine. Despite their antics, seven unlikely candidates must prove to the evil Dr. Cyrill Kipp that they have what it takes to make it through their internship program. This Canadian comedy was written and directed by Dave Thomas (“King of the Hill”, “Arrested Development”).

“KING ARTHUR”- Sunday, October 21st – ** A Citytv Premiere**
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Available in High Definition on Citytv HD Toronto

Starring: Clive Owen and Kiera Knightly.
An immensely thrilling epic/adventure that tells the heroic true story behind one of history’s greatest legends – King Arthur! This valiant tale of King Arthur explores his bond of brotherhood with Lancelot and the loyalty of the Knights of the Round Table, as they fight for freedom and for those they love.

“SCARY MOVIE 2” – Wednesday, October 24th
9:00PM ET/CT/MTPT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Starring: Marlon & Shawn Wayans, James Woods, Tori Spelling, Regina Hall and Anna Faris.

Spoofing slasher movies, teen sex comedies and horror movies of the past, nothing is sacred in this fast-paced satire and hilarious sequel to “Scary Movie”, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans (“In Living Color”).

“RULES OF ENGAGEMENT”- Thursday, October 25th
9:00PM CT on Citytv Winnipeg

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L Jackson

Colonel Terry Childers (Jackson), a 30-year Marine veteran and patriot hero, finds himself on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. His fate now lies in the hands of his friend and lawyer Marine Colonel Hays Hodges (Jones). Bound by duty and friendship, Hodges reluctantly takes the case, even as he begins to doubt the man who saved his life in Vietnam three decades ago.

“LITTLE NICKY” – Friday, October 26th
8:00PM ET/PT on Citytv Toronto and Vancouver
9:00PM MT on Citytv Calgary and Edmonton

Starring: Adam Sandler and Patricia Arquette.

In this devilish Adam Sandler comedy, Satan is getting close to retirement. He banishes his misfit son ‘Nicky’ to Earth in order to groom him as his replacement. But when an accident prevents any damned souls from making it into hell, the devil begins to die, and it’s up to Nicky not only to save his diabolical father but to find true love on Earth at the same time.

“TOUCH OF PINK” – Saturday, October 27th **With Descriptive Video**
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Starring: Jimi Mistri, Kyle MacLachlan and Kristen Holden-Reid.

Alim is an Ismaili Canadian who lives in London, thousands of miles from his family, for one very good reason–he has a boyfriend. His ideal gay life begins to unravel when his mother shows up to find him a proper Muslim girlfriend and convince him to return to Canada for his cousin’s extravagant wedding.

“HIDE AND SEEK” – Sunday, October 28th – **A Citytv Premiere**
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Available in High Definition on Citytv HD Toronto

Starring: Robert DeNiro, Elizabeth Shue and Dakota Fanning.

A father discovers his nine year-old daughter has come up with an unexpected and terrifying way of dealing with her mother’s death through an imaginary friend, Charlie. But, her father soon realizes that Charlie isn’t exactly ‘make believe’.

“DARK WATER” – Wednesday, October 31st
9:00PM ET/CT/MT/PT on Citytv Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly and Tim Roth.

Since separating from her husband, Dahlia Williams is determined to start over. On a tight budget, Dahlia and her daughter move into a rundown apartment, but soon after the apartment takes on a life of its own. Mysterious noises and streams of dark water drive Dahlia to the brink of insanity.