Weekend highlights: So what does the 'B' stand for in 'GCB?'

Weekend highlights: So what does the 'B' stand for in 'GCB?'
The cast of "GCB."
by: Lindsay Zier-Vogel
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Hold on to your cowboy hats! March kicks off with the scandalous new series “GCB,” where the ‘B’ stands for belles, but could stand for something a little less savoury…

In the premiere episode, Amanda, who was once the high school “mean girl,” is forced to move home after her marriage ends in a scandal following her husband’s death. Her mother Gigi, wants nothing more than to give Amanda and her two teenage kids a good southern upbringing, and Amanda has to dodge all of her childhood “friends” who have all been crossed by Amanda in the past and are looking for payback.

On “Once Upon A Time,” Emma looks into the disappearance of David’s wife, Kathryn, and for the first time ever, the “Amazing Race” travels to Paraguay, where the teams are faced with a cruel reality if they’re not able to perfect the local balancing act.

More weekend highlights…

Friday, March 2

8 p.m. – UNDERCOVER BOSS – “Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen”– NEW EPISODE
The Chief Talent Officer of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen is frustrated with an employee’s lack of Southern hospitality behind the counter, but is brought to tears by another employee’s generosity.

9 p.m. – GRIMM – “Three Coins in a Fuchsbau”– NEW EPISODE
Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) find themselves on the hunt for rare coins after a failed jewellery store robbery results in a murder. Nick quickly learns that the coins have a disturbing effect on whoever has them in their possession, as Hank and Captain Renard (Sasha Roiz) begin to demonstrate unusual behaviour. Meanwhile, an old friend of Aunt Marie’s (guest star Titus Welliver, LOST) presents Nick with information about his family and what led to his parents’ death.

10 p.m. – BLUE BLOODS – “Women with Guns” – NEW EPISODE
A close friend (Margaret Colin, GOSSIP GIRL) of Frank’s (Tom Selleck) is almost assaulted while the two are out together investigating a story, and Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) and Jackie (Jennifer Esposito) try to hunt down the attacker. Meanwhile, Jamie’s (Will Estes) undercover case comes to a head.

Sunday, March 4

7 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Dreamy” – NEW EPISODE
Mary Margaret (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Leroy (guest star Lee Arenburg, GOOD LUCK CHARLIE) team up to help the Storybrooke nuns sell candles during the town’s Miner Day festival, but Leroy makes a promise to a nun that he may not be able to keep. Meanwhile, Emma (Jennifer Morrison) looks into the disappearance of David’s (Josh Dallas) wife, Kathryn (Anastasia Griffith).

8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – “Bust me right in the head with it” – NEW EPISODE
For the first time ever, the race travels to Paraguay, where the teams are faced with a cruel reality if they’re not able to perfect the local balancing act.

9 p.m. – DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES – “She Needs Me” – NEW EPISODE
After Lynette (Felicity Huffman) tells Porter (Shane Kinsman) she will not help raise her future granddaughter, Susan (Teri Hatcher) lets him know she’ll set up a nursery and watch over his and Julie’s (Andrea Bowen) baby. Orson (Kyle MacLachlan) convinces Bree (Marcia Cross) to go away with him to the Maine countryside and possibly never return to Wisteria Lane.

10 p.m. – GCB – “Pilot” – SERIES PREMIERE
In the premiere episode, Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb, Iron Man), who was once the high school “mean girl,” is forced to move home after her marriage ends in a scandal following her husband’s death. Amanda turns to her mother, Gigi (Annie Potts, DESIGNING WOMEN), who wants nothing more than to give Amanda and her two teenage kids a good southern upbringing. Amanda learns that it is not easy to escape your past when re-entering this tight knit community. Carlene Cockburn (Kristin Chenoweth, GLEE), who was once the ugly duckling has transformed herself, but still can’t seem to let go of old grudges. Then there’s Cricket Caruth-Reilly (Miriam Shor, DAMAGES), Sharon Peacham (Jennifer Aspen, PARTY OF FIVE) and Heather Cruz (Marisol Nichols, 24), who have all been crossed by Amanda in the past and are looking for payback.

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Season Premiere

Friday, September 26 at 10pm ET on CTV