Mon, December 29
ESPN airs Texas A&M vs. West Virginia in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl from Memphis, Tenn., followed by Oklahoma vs. Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl from Orlando, Fla., and Arkansas vs. Texas in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl from NRG Stadium in Houston.
Fans of such programs as "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs, Downstairs" are sure to appreciate the items assessed in the new episode "Manor House Treasures," since they evoke the lifestyles -- and possessions -- of characters in those popular series. A Louis Vuitton steamer trunk that dates back to the early 20th century is appraised, as is a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace that has a very impressive price attached to it now ... running up to $100,000.
Hal Linden ("Barney Miller") guest stars in "And the New Lease on Life" as Lester, the original tenant of Max and Caroline's (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) apartment. When the girls' lease comes up for renewal, they realize they have to locate Lester and have him sign the new one -- claiming he still lives there -- or they're out. Jennifer Coolidge, Garrett Morris and Matthew Moy also star.