All Times Eastern.
Thursday, Jan. 18
Grey’s Anatomy: “1-800-799-7233”
Jo finally faces her estranged, abusive husband Paul Stadler, while Grey Sloan continues to work with the FBI after a hacker has compromised the hospital’s computer system, on the midseason premiere episode “1-800-799-7233.”
— Greys Anatomy (@GreysABC) January 14, 2018
Supernatural: “Wayward Sisters”
The CW, 8pm
When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) go missing, Jody Mills (guest star Kim Rhodes) calls the rebellious rogue hunter Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Newton), and tells her it’s time to come home — they need to find the Winchesters.
The supernatural drama returns with back-to-back episodes. At the end of Season 1, Holden (Burkely Duffield) seemingly completed his mission within the Realm, allowing him and Willa (Dilan Gwyn) to return to their lives in our world. But is a “normal” life what he truly wants?
Superstore: “High Volume Store”
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn’s (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.
Young Sheldon: “A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer”
When Sheldon (Iain Armitage) asks for a computer, he unwittingly sparks a huge argument between Mary (Zoe Perry) and George Sr. (Lance Barber) over the family’s finances. Annie Potts also stars in the new episode “A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer.”
The Good Place: “Rhonda, Diana, Jake and Trent”
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D’Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.
The fallout from Rowan’s (Joe Morton) desperate act affects all of Quinn’s (Katie Lowes) loved ones, including a guilt-ridden Olivia (Kerry Washington).
Mom: “Sex Fog and a Mild-to-Moderate Panic Attack”
Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Adam (William Fichtner) attend a traditional wedding and discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding in the new episode “Sex Fog and a Mild-to-Moderate Panic Attack.”
The CW, 9pm
Despite losing half his team, Oliver (Stephen Amell) remains confident that he, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David Ramsey) can stop Cayden James (guest star Michael Emerson) and Black Siren (Katie Cassidy). But when he discovers one of Cayden’s secrets, he decides to team up with an unlikely ally.
Will & Grace: “The Wedding”
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes) and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend Will’s ex-boyfriend Vince’s (guest star Bobby Cannavale) wedding. While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.
Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Tribute
Paramount Network, 9pm Live
Spike relaunches as Paramount Network tonight, and the party gets started with a special live hourlong episode of Lip Sync Battle.
How to Get Away With Murder
Did Laurel’s baby survive? Did Annalise overcome the trauma of the infant’s elevator birth? Find out tonight when Murder returns for the back half of Season 4.
Black Card Revoked
Based on the party game of the same name, this nostalgia-filled show tests players’ knowledge of the nuances of the African-American perspective — from pop-culture milestones and entertainment moments to historical facts and politics. Actor and comedian Tony Rock hosts the 12-episode series.
IFC’s flagship comedy Portlandia, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein as a variety of idiosyncratic Oregonians, debuts its eighth and final season tonight.
Chicago Fire: “Foul Is Fair”
After learning unsettling news, Dawson (Monica Raymund) enlists Severide (Taylor Kinney) to help her out. Elsewhere, Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Dawson struggle with communication issues, while Brett (Kara Killmer) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) compete to win the heart of Zach (guest star Daniel di Tomasso), a hazmat officer.
USA Network, 10pm
The epic saga set in the 1930s American heartland wraps up its first season tonight.
Friday, Jan. 19
Grace and Frankie
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are back in their Emmy-nominated title roles for Season 4 of this comedy.
MacGyver: “Mardi Gras Beads + Chair”
Guest Star Alert!
Mac (Lucas Till) and the team are in New Orleans to track down a con artist (guest star Amy Smart) who’s posing as the wife of one of Jack’s (George Eads) old CIA aliases. Garrett Morris also guest-stars in the new episode “Mardi Gras Beads + Chair.”
ESPN, beginning at 8pm Live
ESPN’s Friday night NBA doubleheader has the Washington Wizards in Detroit to play the Pistons, followed by the N.Y. Knicks in Salt Lake City for a date with the Utah Jazz.
Blindspot: “Balance of Might”
The team races to thwart a deadly terrorist plot with the help of Reade’s (Rob Brown) journalist girlfriend (guest star Reshma Shetty).
Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D: “The Last Day”
Coulson (Clark Gregg) and the team discover that the most unexpected person from S.H.I.E.L.D.’s past may hold the key to stopping Earth’s destruction.
When a plane crashes while carrying Mills (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation (guest star Alexander Draper), a wounded Mills must call upon the survival skills his father taught him to overcome the elements, find a way out of the woods and protect the witness from a lethal team of mercenaries on their tail.
American Masters: “Lorraine Hansberry”
Explore the life and work of the A Raisin in the Sun playwright and activist who played a significant role in the civil rights movement. LaTanya Richardson Jackson narrates. Anika Noni Rose provides the voice of Lorraine Hansberry.
Blue Bloods: “Erasing History”
In the new episode “Erasing History,” Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) is annoyed with Henry’s (Len Cariou) meddling in a case until he leads them to valuable information.
NHL Hockey: Los Angeles at Anaheim
NBCSN, 10pm Live
Southern California’s NHL clubs face off at the Honda Center in Anaheim as Anze Kopitar leads the L.A. Kings against Corey Perry and the Ducks.
Based on the web series from Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, High Maintenance stars Sinclair as “The Guy,” an enterprising pot dealer who uses a bike to make the rounds to his eclectic Brooklyn clients.
Saturday, Jan. 20
CBS & ESPN, beginning at 12pm Live
It’s wall-to-wall college basketball this Saturday as CBS has an afternoon tripleheader with Villanova at UConn, Texas at West Virginia and Arizona at Stanford. ESPN takes over in primetime with Florida at Kentucky and UCLA at Oregon.
ABC, beginning at 3:30pm Live
ABC airs a Saturday NBA doubleheader opening with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Cleveland Cavaliers in the afternoon, followed by the Golden State Warriors at the Houston Rockets in primetime.
Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story
Catherine Zeta-Jones gives an Emmy-deserving performance as Griselda Blanco, a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine trade in the late ’70s who was one of the most ruthless women of all time. Her willingness to use violence against her competitors led her rivals to make repeated unsuccessful attempts to kill her. In the end, her drug distribution network spanned across the United States, and she was suspected of ordering over 200 murders.
Planet Earth: Blue Planet II
BBC America, 9pm
Coming off the success of last year’s Planet Earth II, BBC America debuts Planet Earth: Blue Planet II, a mesmerizing and revelatory journey into Earth’s oceans. Using breakthroughs in science and cutting-edge technology to explore this final frontier, the series reveals the oceans’ astonishing characters, otherworldly places and extraordinary new animal behaviors. Natural history filmmaker David Attenborough narrates. Tonight’s premiere episode is also simulcast on AMC, WE tv, IFC and SundanceTV. Subsequent episodes premiere Saturdays on BBC America.
One Winter Weekend
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Cara, a women’s magazine writer who gets burned by her boyfriend on New Year’s Eve, decides to go on a dating detox. Challenged by her employer to write about it, she hopes a spontaneous ski getaway with her best friend will spark inspiration. Complicating matters, they discover they’ve double-booked their chalet with two eligible men, including Ben, an entrepreneur. When the share-mates get snowed in, Cara and Ben are thrown together. Stars Taylor Cole and Jack Turner.
Falling Water: “Safehouse”
USA Network, 10pm
Tess (Lizzie Brocheré), Taka (Will Yun Lee) and Burton (David Ajala) deal with the pain Shadowman has caused them, both in the real world and in the dream world. Meanwhile, Woody (Kai Lennox) infiltrates the dreams of the mayor.
Sunday, Jan. 21
NFL Football: AFC and NFC Championship Games
CBS & FOX, beginning at 3pm Live
The two teams who’ll meet in Super Bowl LII are determined today at the conference championships games. CBS has the Jacksonville Jaguars at the New England Patriots in the AFC championship, followed by the Minnesota Vikings at the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC championship on FOX. Super Bowl LII is Feb. 4 in Minneapolis.
J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) stars in this new 10-episode espionage thriller, where his character is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger and double cross, and the only man he thinks he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from a parallel world.
24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
TNT & TBS, 8pm Live
Of all the accolades bestowed on actors, the SAG Awards remains the only awards show where winning performers are selected entirely by their peers. Kristen Bell will serve as the first ever host of the show.
Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
When a TV network executive dies from poisoning, Billie Blessings (Holly Robinson Peete) goes from beloved chef, restaurant owner and morning show segment host to murder suspect. When the head chef at Billie’s restaurant is arrested and held as a suspect, Billie takes matters into her own hands. Rick Fox also stars in this film based on books written by TV weatherman Al Roker.
Victoria on Masterpiece: “Warp and Weft/The Sins of the Father”
Discontent is growing in the country; an unexpected grief finally forces Victoria to put childish things away. Despite the healthy birth of an heir, she’s paralyzed by an inexplicable sorrow. A tragedy in Coburg plunges Albert into his own torment.
Catch the premiere of this new series immediately after the conclusion of the NFC Championship Game. This medical drama stars Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife), Emily VanCamp (Revenge), Manish Dayal (Halt and Catch Fire), Moran Atias (24: Legacy), Merrin Dungey (Big Little Lies) and Shaunette Renée Wilson (Billions) with Melina Kanakaredes (CSI: NY, Providence) and Bruce Greenwood (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Mad Men), and focuses on the final years of a young doctor’s training, ripping back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country.
Monday, Jan. 22
Regardless of whether you download executive producer/director Steven Soderbergh’s innovative companion storytelling app that preceded it, this five-night, six-part murder mystery makes for engrossing viewing. Set in a small Utah town and starring Sharon Stone as firebrand children’s author Olivia Lake, the beautifully filmed character study wraps up a gripping lesson in personal frailties and unrealized dreams in a twisty whodunit that Soderbergh hopes will serve as “a subtle empathy tool.”
WWE Monday Night Raw 25th Anniversary
USA Network, 8pm Live
The long-running Monday night staple for wrestling fans celebrates its quarter-century on the air in this telecast from New York City’s Barclays Center as well as the Manhattan Center, which was the site of the very first episode of Raw on Jan. 11, 1993. Along with current Superstars competing, expect appearances from legends such as Undertaker, Shawn Michaels and Kevin Nash, among others.
Man With a Plan: “Lice Lice Baby”
In the new episode “Lice Lice Baby,” Adam (Matt LeBlanc) takes his kids to work with him for the day, and things get hairy when they accidentally give his biggest client lice.
Superior Donuts: “Labor Pains”
Faced with art school expenses, Franco (Jermaine Fowler) gives Sweatpants (Rell Battle) a choice: find a job to help pay their rent or find a new place to live. David Koechner and Maz Jobrani also star in the new episode “Labor Pains.”
Valor: “Oscar Mike”
The CW, 9pm
The Shadow Raiders are sent on the mission they’ve been waiting for, but Nora (Christina Ochoa) and Gallo (Matt Barr) get separated from their crew and find themselves in a precarious situation.
Tonight, FOX’s new medical drama moves to its regular day and time.
Better Late Than Never: “Matador Training”
The guys eat their way through Madrid, dance the flamenco, take matador lessons and instigate an altered version of the Tomatina Festival.
Independent Lens: “The Force”
Go deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising following events in Ferguson, Mo., and an explosive scandal.
TNT’s stylish psychological murder mystery series The Alienist is set in 1896 New York City and follows the investigation into the gruesome murder of an immigrant boy dressed in women’s clothing. Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), New York Times illustrator John Moore (Luke Evans) and police department secretary Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning) are drawn into the case, uncovering evidence and following leads that the corrupt police officials won’t.
The Good Doctor: “Seven Reasons”
Dr. Murphy (Freddie Highmore) suspects his patient is lying about the reason for her injury and makes a controversial assumption about her motives. Meanwhile, Dr. Melendez’s (Nicholas Gonzalez) personal life could be affecting his work and, ultimately, his patients’ lives.
The original crew of Kyle Cooke, Lauren Wirkus, Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard and Stephen McGee return to the Hamptons for a summer respite from the stresses of New York City. And this summer, they are joined by new housemates Amanda Batula, Danielle Olivera and Amit Neuman, with visits from Wirkus’ twin, Ashley, for a summer filled with lavish parties, love triangles and rosé all day.
Scorpion: “Lighthouse of the Rising Sun”
In the new episode “Lighthouse of the Rising Sun,” a solar storm knocks out power in Los Angeles, and Team Scorpion must help a teen pilot and his girlfriend who are lost over the Pacific without navigation or radio contact.
Pawn Stars: “Revolutionary Rick!”
Boss Rick Harrison celebrates the show’s 500th episode with a solo trip to Washington, D.C., where he splashes out on two serious pieces of Americana that belonged to a former U.S. president.
James Patterson’s Murder Is Forever
Investigation Discovery, 10pm
Created in partnership with bestselling author James Patterson, this series presents a unique murder mystery that keeps viewers guessing until the very end … but perhaps the most shocking thing of all is that these stunning crimes are 100 percent real. The premiere episode tells the story of Frank and Nancy Howard, pillars in their Carrollton, Texas, community, whose lives changed when a hitman showed up at their door.
The Brave: “Close to Home: Part 1”
Dalton (Mike Vogel) and his team stumble upon a piece of Patricia’s (Anne Heche) past when a U.S. submarine is hacked. With national security and lives at stake, Patricia heads to Turkey to confront one of her most epic demons.
TV One, 10pm
This limited four-part docuseries focuses on four headline-grabbing fatal police encounters during 2014-15, presenting multiple points of view of the highly charged cases involving Eric Garner (New York), Ezell Ford (California), John Crawford (Ohio) and Sandra Bland (Texas).
Tuesday, Jan. 23
NCIS: “Family Ties”
After McGee (Sean Murray) and Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) visit the home of a teen who witnessed a hit and run, her parents flee with their daughter, leaving NCIS in the lurch. Jamie Kaler and Gabrielle Carteris guest-star in the new episode “Family Ties.”
Lethal Weapon: “Double Shot of Baileys”
Family crises rule as Murtaugh (Damon Wayans) does his best to school daughter Riana (Chandler Kinney) on boy drama. And Detective Bailey’s (Michelle Mitchenor) loyalty to the badge is tested when her sister runs into some legal trouble.
We’ll Meet Again: “Children of WWII”
Join Ann Curry for a new series featuring dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. In the first episode, a Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp hopes to find a childhood friend, and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.
Bull: “Kill Shot”
A widow hires Bull (Michael Weatherly) to help represent her when the police decide that she is the most likely suspect in orchestrating her wealthy husband’s death in the new episode “Kill Shot.”
This Is Us: “That’ll Be the Day”
While Kate (Chrissy Metz) considers a big gift for Toby (Chris Sullivan), Kevin (Justin Hartley) helps Randall (Sterling K. Brown) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) with a project.
Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern
Travel Channel, 9pm
The culinary expert continues his worldwide tour of odd regional cuisines. First stop: his adopted home state, Minnesota, for duck stew, gravied muskrat and bear pastrami.
NCIS: New Orleans: “Ties That Bind”
In the new episode “Ties That Bind,” a petty officer’s murder leads the NCIS team to a family-owned nightclub where Pride’s (Scott Bakula) mother used to perform.
Drunk History: “Heroines”
Comedy Central, 10pm
It’s ladies night! Busy Philipps and Mandy Moore help pay tipsy tribute to female role models like French Resistance member Rose Valland and Civil War hero Clara Barton, respectively.
Zach Galifianakis returns as rodeo clown Chip Baskets (and his twin brother Dale) for Season 3 of FX’s comedy Baskets. Will Chip, Dale and mom Christine (Louie Anderson) get the Baskets Family Rodeo business off the ground?
Chicago Med: “Lemons and Lemonade”
Dr. Choi (Brian Tee) struggles to help a woman with anorexia, and a patient of Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) is forcibly transferred. Dr. Reese (Rachel DiPillo) returns from her two-week suspension and is immediately put to the test by Dr. Charles (Oliver Pratt). Dr. Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) attempts to get Dr. Manning’s (Torrey DeVitto) son to like him.
WGN America, 10pm
This eight-part drama stars Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Anna Paquin (True Blood, Roots, The Piano) as a detective determined to find a missing transgender teen whose disappearance may be tied to an unsolved murder that rocked the same town decades before. Shawn Doyle (House of Cards) and Allen Leach (Downton Abbey) also star.
Created, written and executive produced by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, The Detour is a hilarious and oftentimes honest reflection of Jones’ family life growing up. Season 3 finds the Parkers on the lam in Alaska. After months of running, the family finally finds a community of misfits and decides to settle down and start rebuilding their lives. But, as always, trouble follows them, and bad parenting continues to prevail. Also stars Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasimovich, Liam Carroll, Daniella Pineda and Laura Benanti.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
The Goldbergs: “1990-Something”
Flash-forward alert! This episode was supposed to be a backdoor pilot for a spinoff set in the ’90s at William Penn Academy. Alas, ABC didn’t pick it up, but check out what might have been with Mr. Glascott (Tim Meadows) running the school. Beverly (Wendy McClendon-Covey) pops by, too.
Riverdale: “Chapter Twenty-Four: The Wrestler”
The CW, 8pm
Amid preparations for the town’s annual Picken’s Day festivities, Jughead (Cole Sprouse) interviews Toni’s (guest star Vanessa Morgan) grandfather and learns some shocking details about Riverdale’s history. In an attempt to get closer to Hiram (Mark Consuelos), Archie (KJ Apa) tries out for the Riverdale wrestling team.
ESPN, beginning at 8pm Live
Chris Paul leads the Houston Rockets on the road against Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. ESPN’s second game has Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics in Los Angeles to face against DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers.
The X-Files: “The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat”
While exploring the idea of The Mandela Effect, in which large groups of people remember an alternate history, Mulder and Scully learn the possible origin of The X-Files.
NHL Hockey: Toronto at Chicago
NBCSN, 8pm Live
Original Six teams are in action tonight at Chicago’s United Center as the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Blackhawks.
Just when the formerly wealthy Roses seem to finally have the struggling motel on track, a guest drops dead. That’s basically what Moira (Catherine O’Hara), Johnny (Eugene Levy) and the kids wanted to do in Season 1 when they lost everything.
Let’s Get Physical
Dust off your leg warmers — Pop’s new comedy is ready to kick your keister into shape. After the death of his fitness-guru father, middle-aged slacker Joe Force (Mom and Breaking Bad’s Matt Jones) makes a reluctant comeback to the Lycra-clad world of competitive aerobics. With the help of his mother (an ageless Jane Seymour) and a ragtag group of aerobics rookies, Joe faces off against his rival Barry (Chris Diamantopoulos) and his former flame Claudia (AnnaLynne McCord) for his father’s fortune.
Criminal Minds: “Cure”
The BAU is called to investigate a series of Washington, D.C., homicides in which cryptic messages are found inside the mouths of each victim in the new episode “Cure.”
Paramount Network, 10pm
In the spring of 1993, David Koresh and followers of his Branch Davidian religious sect squared off against federal agents near Waco, Texas. The FBI held a 51-day siege on Koresh’s compound before unleashing an assault that ended in the deaths of 76 Branch Davidians — men, women, children and Koresh himself. Paramount Network (formerly Spike) launches its first original series with the six-part event Waco, chronicling what life was like inside Koresh’s polygamist commune, as well as how federal agents assembled their case. The star-studded cast features Taylor Kitsch, Michael Shannon, Paul Sparks, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Rory Culkin, Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner.
Thursday, Jan. 25
NHL Hockey: Chicago at Detroit
NBCSN, 7:30pm Live
Old-school NHL rivals do battle at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit as Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks duke it out with Dylan Larkin and the Red Wings.
Grey’s Anatomy: “Personal Jesus”
A young boy is admitted to Grey Sloan Memorial and his case has a profound impact on the doctors. Meanwhile, April (Sarah Drew) is faced with a surprising patient and Jo (Camilla Luddington) continues to deal with her estranged husband.
MVP: Most Valuable Performer
CBS, 8pm Live
Did you know Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby is into archery? Or that Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green can juggle? This live interactive special features some of the NFL’s top players showing off their non-football skills in a talent competition. Fans voted online for their favorite NFL performers, and the finalists square off tonight in front of celebrity judges. Viewers can vote for their favorites online, and the winner will be revealed at the end of the show.
Superstore: “Angels and Mermaids”
Amy (America Ferrera) gets caught in a dispute between Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and her ex-convict mom Brandi (guest star Mary Hollis Inboden). Garrett’s (Colton Dunn) plans of a perfect solo weekend in the apartment are threatened when Jonah (Ben Feldman) learns that Kelly (Kelly Stables) believes in angels.
TNT, beginning at 8pm Live
The Washington Wizards head to Oklahoma City for a matchup against Russell Westbrook and the Thunder, followed by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Bay Area to face Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars
Every few years, the most fabulous female impersonators in the history of RuPaul’s Drag Race return to outwit, outlast and out-lip-synch other queens on the wildly entertaining, Emmy-winning reality showdown. Nine vie for the crown (and the $100,000 prize) this time around.
The Good Place: “The Burrito”
While Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) ponder how much they have — or have not — improved, Michael (Ted Danson) must deal with the consequences of his recent actions.
Great News: “Early Retirement”
Good news, Great News fans: exec producer Tina Fey returns tonight as media mogul Diana St. Tropez. And with anchor Chuck’s (John Michael Higgins) career on the line, Katie (Briga Heelan) and Carol (Andrea Martin) cook up a scheme to save his job.
How to Get Away With Murder: “She Keeps Secrets”
As Laurel (Karla Souza) struggles to come to terms with tragedy, Annalise (Viola Davis) and Frank (Charlie Weber) work together to do what they believe is best for the group. Meanwhile, details involving a past murder come to light as Annalise continues to build her class action.
Chicago Fire: “Slamigan”
While Dawson (Monica Raymund) and Casey (Jesse Spencer) search for missing teen Bria (Quinn Cooke), Severide (Taylor Kinney) encounters an old family friend, Chief Grissom (guest star Gary Cole of Veep).
Top Chef: “Restaurant Wars”
It’s time for Restaurant Wars once again! Y’know how the reality competition’s cheftestants always totally choke when they’re expected to create competing eateries from the ground up? Well, this season, they have to do that — plus add a third menu option to each course. Burn.
Friday, Jan. 26
This nine-episode, U.K.-produced series is set in the year 43 A.D., when the Roman imperial army invades what is now England — a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids. Kelly Reilly (True Detective), David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Zoë Wanamaker (Harry Potter and the Sorcerers’s Stone) star.
One Day at a Time
Netflix’s reimagining of the iconic Norman Lear 1970s sitcom that starred Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli is a hilarious and heartfelt comedy that follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life. Lear is still at the helm of the redux as executive producer. The series follows a newly single mom and military veteran as she journeys through the triumphs and tribulations that come with raising two strong-willed millennial children, all the while enlisting the “help” of her old-school mother and her building manager turned invaluable confidant.
Hell’s Kitchen: “Families Come to Hell”
This episode is a family affair. The cooking competition’s contestants get a visit from their loved ones, but it comes with a twist: Their nearest and dearest will anonymously determine the best dish of the week. Because, really, what a family meal needs is additional drama.
Blindspot: “Technology Wizards”
Jane (Jaimie Alexander) and Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) partner with a mysterious man from Jane’s past to find a missing person, while the team races to stop an arms deal.
Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Seventy-Two”
The CW, 9pm
After Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) decide to send Mateo to a new school, they become guilt-ridden when they are forced to lie to get him in. After Xo (Andrea Navedo) convinces Rogelio (Jaime Camil) to attend therapy, they both are surprised by their emotions.
Married With Secrets: “That Girl in the Window”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm
Real-life Arkansas couple Lisa and Dennis Bradford may seem like your average country folk, but one of them lived a law-breaking double life that ruined their marriage. (Warning: It’s pretty grim.)
Taken: “Invitation Only”
Bryan (Clive Standen) and Santana (Jessica Camacho) must extract a nuclear physicist from a secret prison compound in North Korea. When Hart (Jennifer Beals) asks Kilroy (Adam Goldberg) to locate a criminal wanted by a foreign government, he faces a moral dilemma.
Cake Hunters: “My Wild, Glamorous Greek Wedding”
Cooking Channel, 10pm
Radio personality Anna wants a blinged-out big fat Greek wedding cake to honor her heritage. Her groom, Ray, prefers a rustic theme. Is there a baker who can please them both?
Saturday, Jan. 27
CBS, beginning at 12pm Live
CBS airs a Tobacco Road college hoops doubleheader with the NC State Wolfpack at the North Carolina Tar Heels, followed by the Virginia Cavaliers at the Duke Blue Devils.
Figure Skating: Four Continents Championships
The world’s best figure skaters from non-European countries tune up for the PyeongChang Olympics at the ISU Four Continents Championships held in Taipei. NBC airs a two-hour recap highlighting the best performances.
Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story
Grammy winner Toni Braxton stars as Tuff, a struggling single mom from Georgia who heroically averted tragedy in August 2013, saving hundreds of lives when she convinced a deranged gunman who stormed an elementary school to surrender. Yaya DaCosta and Malik Yoba costar.
NBA Basketball: Boston at Golden State
ABC, 8:30pm Live
Kyrie Irving leads the Boston Celtics into Oracle Arena for a Saturday NBA primetime matchup against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
A former ski champion re-enters the competitive world when a 16-year-old downhill racer asks for help, leading her to reawaken an old passion and find a new love. Stars Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson.
The Stalker Files
REELZ Channel, 9:30pm
Take an unnerving dive into the cases of stalkers whose unrelenting obsession with a celebrity led to jarring and tragic ends. Every hourlong episode unfolds with two seemingly separate timelines building to a climax of fear and violence, with each story presented through expert interviews, re-creations, actual case files and insights from seasoned law enforcement officials.
Saturday Night Live: “Will Ferrell/Chris Stapleton”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
Former SNL cast member Will Ferrell hosts the show tonight for the fourth time, and musical guest Chris Stapleton makes his second appearance on the show.