CTV Weekly Highlights: a dog's life on 'Castle,' premiere of 'Twilight: New Moon'
It’s a dog’s life this week on “Castle” when Castle and Beckett investigate the death of a famous dog trainer on a new episode Monday night titled “An Embarrassment of Bitches.” Whitney has some investigating of her own to do Tuesday night when her friend Roxanne hires her as her assistant and office spy, while the ladies on “Hot in Cleveland” get more than they bargained for when they set each other up on dates. Other highlights include a new episode of “Pan Am,” Marg Helgenberger’s final appearance on “CSI” and the Canadian television premiere of “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.”
More CTV highlights:
Monday, Jan. 23
10 p.m. – CASTLE – “An Embarrassment of Bitches” – NEW EPISODE
When a famous dog trainer is killed, the investigation keeps coming back to charismatic reality TV star Kay Cappuccio (guest star Hilarie Burton, WHITE COLLAR). Additional guest stars include Justin Hartley (SMALLVILLE) as Reggie Starr, Kay's boyfriend, and Nana Visitor (STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE) as Dr. Patty Barker.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
8 p.m. – WHITNEY – “Codependence Day” – NEW EPISODE
Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) hires Whitney (Whitney Cummings) as her assistant and office spy, while Mark (Dan O’Brien) gets girl problem help from Neal (Maulik Pancholy) and Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones).
8:30 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Unseparated at Birthdates” – NEW EPISODE
When the ladies fix each other up on dates, they get more than they bargained for. Guest stars include Frank Caliendo (FRANK TV), and Richard Bergi (CHUCK).
9 p.m. – PAN AM – “New Frontiers” – NEW EPISODE – NEW DATE AND TIME
The crew heads to Rome where Dean (Mike Vogel) is confronted by local customs. Meanwhile, Laura (Margot Robbie) is shocked to discover that the Life Magazine photographer sold the nude photos of her to a gallery where they are on display. This episode airs in all CTV markets with the exception of CTV British Columbia.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
8 p.m. – AMERICAN IDOL – NEW EPISODE
The auditions continue as singing hopefuls attempt to impress the judges and move on in the competition.
9 p.m. – CRIMINAL MINDS – “Unknown Subject” – NEW EPISODE
During the 150th episode, the BAU team searches for a serial rapist who has resurfaced and is assaulting previous victims. Prentiss (Paget Brewster) tries to come to terms with her trauma from last year and rejoins the team.
10 p.m. – CSI – “Willows in the Wind” – NEW EPISODE
Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger) makes a life-changing decision to leave the CSI team. This marks Helgenberger’s last episode with the series.
Thursday, Jan. 26
8 p.m. – THE BIG BANG THEORY – “The Beta Test Initiation” – NEW EPISODE
Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco) experiment with dating, while Raj (Kunal Nayyar) develops a peculiar relationship with his phone's virtual assistant.
Friday, Jan. 27
8 p.m. – SHARK TANK – NEW EPSIODE
Entrepreneurs enter the shark-infested waters with varied pitches including a cat drawing service, a program on how to become a great sales person and an innovative pick-up truck management system.
Saturday, Jan. 28
7 p.m. – W5 – NEW EPISODE
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Sunday, Jan. 29
7 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Fruit of the Poisonous Tree” – NEW EPISODE
Sidney (Giancarlo Esposito) asks Emma (Jennifer Morrison) to help him expose the corruption that Mayor Regina (Lana Parrilla) has unleashed on Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, King Leopold (guest star Richard Schiff, THE WEST WING) must be careful what he asks for when he is granted three wishes from a genie.
8 p.m. – CTV MOVIE – THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON (2009) – CANADIAN TELEVISION PREMIERE
In the film THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, Edward (Robert Pattinson, Water for Elephants) leaves Bella (Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman) following an attack that almost took her life. Deep in depression, she falls into another paranormal relationship, this time with werewolf Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner, Abduction).
Tuesday, Jan. 31
8 p.m. – WHITNEY – “Mind Games” – NEW EPISODE
When Whitney (Whitney Cummings) becomes close to a male co-worker, Alex (Chris D'Elia) begins to feels a little jealous. The two notice a disconnect in their relationship and decide to go to see Dr. Grant (guest star John Cleese, A Fish Called Wanda), a couples therapist. Meanwhile, Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Neal (Maulik Pancholy) host a game night and Mark (Dan O'Brien) and Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) realize that they make good partners.
8:30 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Battle of the Bands” – NEW EPISODE
Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli) decides to form a band with her friends and compete in a local ‘Battle of the Bands’ for her new column for Woman's Day. Joy (Jane Leeves) takes it more seriously than the others, catching the attention of band rival Rick (Wayne Knight), who convinces Joy her childhood dream of being a rock star could actually be a reality.