GLEE, BONES, THE FOLLOWING, and More: What to Expect From Your Favorite Fox Shows During February Sweeps
January 25, 2013 by Marisa Roffman
Wondering what’s going on in February on Fox? Take a look at a day-by-day sneak peek of what’s to come, thanks to a nifty press release…
Monday, Feb. 4
BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Doll in the Derby”
Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) investigate the death of a female roller derby skater whose body was dismembered, and enlist Angela (Michaela Conlin) to go undercover as a derby skater. Meanwhile, Cam (Tamara Taylor) tries to uncover the details behind Booth’s secretive hospital appointments.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Poet’s Fire”
A new follower is found in Rick (guest star Michael Drayer), who is on a determined path to follow through on Carroll’s orders. Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and the FBI attempt to predict Rick’s course of revenge, which leads to a surprising outcome. Meanwhile, Paul’s (Adan Canto) jealousy over Emma (Valorie Curry) and Jacob’s (Nico Tortorella) relationship leads to a breaking point, and the origin of Hardy and Carroll’s (James Purefoy) relationship is revealed.
Monday, Feb. 11
BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Shot in the Dark”
When Brennan is shot while working late at the Jeffersonian lab, she is rushed to the hospital in critical condition. While there, she struggles with visions of her mother (guest star Brooke Langton) that defy her usual logic. Meanwhile, all evidence suggests that Brennan’s attacker may be linked to the Jeffersonian.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mad Love“
Maggie (guest star Virginia Kull) devises a plot to put an end to Hardy. Tension rises as Paul reveals a secret that Jacob has been keeping from Emma, and Hardy and Claire’s (Natalie Zea) past relationship is explored.
Monday, Feb. 18
BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Friend in Need”
The Jeffersonian team investigates the remains of a 15-year-old boy. Although his mother and a few close friends saw him as intelligent with poor social skills, the team discovers that this seemingly innocent boy was actually involved in illegal activity and had attended a high school party two weeks prior where drugs were present.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Siege”
When Claire receives a phone call that may lead her to her son, Joey (Kyle Catlett), Hardy and the FBI set their next move into motion, causing panic at the followers’ hideout. Meanwhile, Carroll seeks a lawyer (guest star Renee Elise Goldsberry) from his past to send a message that has deadly results.
Monday, Feb. 25
BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Fact in the Fiction”
When extremely educated new intern Dr. Oliver Wells (guest star Brian Klugman) starts working at the Jeffersonian, his enthusiastic personality and eccentric but undeniable observations get under Brennan’s skin and cause her to try to be more open-minded about scientific questions. But Booth worries she may have gone too far when she accepts the possibility of time travel as a factor in a murder investigation.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Fall”
Carroll’s true intentions are revealed through a new follower, Charlie (guest star Tom Lipinski), and as Hardy learns of Carroll’s plans, he tries to stall Emma, Jacob and Paul by taunting them in hopes of turning them against each other. Meanwhile, Emma makes a shocking decision.
Tuesday, Feb. 5
RAISING HOPE (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Yo Zappa Do, Part 2”
In the first of two back-to-back episodes, Hope (Baylie/Rylie Cregut) is recruited as an actress on “Yo Zappa Do.” Then, Jimmy (Lucas Neff) signs on as an extra to help her through her scenes, but the show’s star, Trevor (guest star Camden Garcia), makes his life miserable on set. Meanwhile, Burt (Garret Dillahunt) tries to pitch a new landscaping design to the studio chief (guest star Brian Doyle-Murray), and Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) settles an old debt with her late ex-husband.
RAISING HOPE (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Sex, Clown and Videotape”
Mike O’Malley and Liza Snyder, former “Yes, Dear” co-stars, reunite with “Yes, Dear” and RAISING HOPE creator Greg Garcia. When Burt and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) discover that their storage locker is up for auction, they also realize they have misplaced a personal and incriminating home video that has fallen into the hands of another couple (guest stars O’Malley and Snyder). Meanwhile, Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) tries to get to the bottom of Jimmy’s epic sleepwalking habit.
NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Marriage”
The gang attends an Indian marriage convention, where Cece (Hannah Simone) hopes to find a prospective husband – even as Schmidt (Max Greenfield) hopes to win her back. Meanwhile, Winston’s (Lamorne Morris) mojo returns, and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) get put in a compromising position in front of Dr. Sam (guest star David Walton).
THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Harry & Mindy”
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) tries to solve her new boyfriend Jaime’s (guest star BJ Novak) attachment to his best friend Lucy (guest star Eva Amurri Martino) by pairing Lucy up with Danny (Chris Messina) on a Valentine’s Day double date. Meanwhile, on his way to his hot Valentine’s hook-up, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) helps Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) with his pickup skills.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
RAISING HOPE (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “If a Ham Falls in the Woods”
Melanie Griffith, Wilmer Valderrama and Leslie Jordan guest-star in an encore that sees Jimmy and Sabrina attend a marriage retreat with Virginia, Burt, Sabrina’s mom (guest star Griffith) and her young lover, Ricardo (guest star Valderrama), all tagging along.
NEW GIRL (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Models”
In an encore episode, Jess must fill in for Cece at a car show, and the guys question what defines male friendship after Schmidt buys Nick a cookie.
FOX NEWS SPECIAL: STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS (9:00 PM-CC ET/8:00 PM-CC CT/7:00 PM-CC MT/6:00 PM-CC PT)
FOX News offers special network coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union address, live in all time zones.
Tuesday, Feb. 19
RAISING HOPE (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Arbor Daze”
Luke Perry guest-stars as the Ghost of Arbor Day Past, Present, and Future, who pays a visit to Sabrina in the middle of the night, after she takes a stand against the way the Chance family celebrates Arbor Day.
NEW GIRL (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Fluffer”
In an encore episode, Nick and Jess address their relationship-without-benefits. Then, hoping to date a beautiful Republican, Schmidt pretends to be one of Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s sons.
NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Parking Spot”
When Schmidt discovers a previously unknown, yet highly-coveted parking spot, Jess and the roommates battle it out to see who will get to use it. Meanwhile, Winston has a hard time finding a condom when he gets an impromptu invitation from Daisy (guest star Brenda Song).
THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The One That Got Away”
Mindy reunites with her “first kiss,” Sam (guest star Seth Rogen). The pair reminisce about their time at Jewish summer camp, and soon rekindle the sparks of their teen romance.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
RAISING HOPE (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Making The Band”
In the first of two back-to-back episodes, it’s a “My Name is Earl” reunion as the Chances throw a birthday party for Hope. Jason Lee reprises his guest-star role as former rock star Smokey Floyd, and is joined by guest stars Jaime Pressly, Ethan Suplee, Nadine Velazquez, and Eddie Steeples as Natesville locals who all band together to save the party.
RAISING HOPE (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Old Girl”
Sabrina is excited to introduce her new friend Rachel (guest star Hilary Duff) to the family, but Virginia and Burt are shocked when she turns out to be Jimmy’s ex-girlfriend who broke his heart as a teenager.
NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “TinFinity”
Jess catches the eye of a professional football player (guest star Steve Howey, “Shameless”), with whom Winston is trying to land an exclusive interview for his radio station. Meanwhile, Nick and Schmidt argue over the planning of their “TinFinity” party celebrating their tenth anniversary of living together, and Cece gets a surprise offer.
THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mindy’s Minute”
Maria Menounos (“Extra”) makes a cameo appearance in an all-new episode in which Mindy gets offered to host her own medical segment on the local news and counts on the entertainment broadcaster to help her prepare for her new gig. Meanwhile, Beverly (Beth Grant) returns to the office as an administrative assistant, but has trouble keeping up with hip culture and modern technology.
Wednesday, Feb. 6
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Hollywood Round, Part 1”
The contestants who impressed the judges in their respective audition cities will head to Hollywood where some dreams will come true and others will come to an end. The intensity of the competition heats up as hopefuls chosen from around the nation try to move forward in the competition.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Hollywood Round, Part 3”
The ultimate singing stage test resumes in Hollywood as the contestants vie for a coveted spot in the semifinals.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Semifinalist Round, Part 1”
In a new twist, the competition moves to Las Vegas, where the Top 40 semifinalists will be split into guys and girls. Starting tonight, 10 of the 40 semifinalists will perform and the judges will be faced with the tough decision of choosing which five will stay and which five will be sent home. Watch to find out if your favorite singers make the cut.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Semifinalist Round, Part 3”
The tough singing semifinals continue as another ten performers sing for the judges in hopes of keeping their coveted spot on the show.
Thursday, Jan. 31
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Auditions #6”
The search continues on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL, as the judges attend the final auditions to find America’s next singing superstar. Don’t miss the tryouts that everyone will be talking about.
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Naked”
The glee club puts together a calendar photo shoot to raise money. Meanwhile, Rachel (Lea Michele) wins a part in a student art film, but the role poses a moral dilemma.
Thursday, Feb. 7
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Hollywood Round, Part 2”
The tough Hollywood Round continues as judges Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban narrow down the contestants. Some will leave with shattered dreams, while others will proceed in the competition.
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Diva”
Finn (Cory Monteith) challenges the glee club to find their inner powerhouse for “Diva Week.” Meanwhile in New York, Kurt (Chris Colfer) can no longer take Rachel’s arrogant attitude and calls her out, causing tension between the two friends. Also, Emma (Jayma Mays) is in a whirlwind preparing for her upcoming wedding to Will (Matthew Morrison).
Thursday, Feb. 14
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Hollywood Round, Part 4”
In the final Hollywood episode, the judges reveal the Top 40 contestants – 20 males and 20 females – who remain in the competition. See which contestants shine and which ones crack under the pressure.
GLEE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “I Do”
Will and Emma’s wedding is finally here, and lands on the day of romance and love: Valentine’s Day. The former and current members of the New Directions reunite in Lima to celebrate.
Thursday, Feb. 21
AMERICAN IDOL (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Semifinalist Round, Part 2”
The grueling semifinals continue as another 10 of the 40 semifinalists take the stage to perform for the judges. After they perform, the judges will be faced with the tough decision of choosing which five will stay each night and which five will be sent home. Find out if your favorite singers make the cut.
Friday, Feb. 1
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Levanti’s Italian Restaurant”
Chef Ramsay travels to the town of Beaver, PA, and to the family-owned Italian restaurant Levanti’s, which is barely being held together by a brother and sister who spend most of their time arguing. Find out if Chef Ramsay can help work through a sibling rivalry to save this sibling eatery.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Chapter Two”
In an encore of the second episode of THE FOLLOWING, Ryan Hardy, Agent Mike Weston (Shawn Ashmore) and FBI Specialist Debra Parker (Annie Parisse), who is brought in to lead the investigation into Joe Carroll and his followers, dive deeper into the history of Carroll’s psyche with the help of Carroll’s ex-wife, and Hardy’s former love, Claire Matthews. Meanwhile, Emma, Jacob and Paul keep Claire’s son, Joey, at a house in the country as they prepare for their next move.
Friday, Feb. 8
TOUCH (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Event Horizon/Closer” – Season Premiere
Season Two of TOUCH picks up where Season One left off – with Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland) on the run with his son, Jake (David Mazouz). Martin is determined to keep Jake safe from those who want to exploit his supernatural abilities, but Jake is on a mission of his own – to find the elusive Amelia (Saxon Sharbino). When Jake leads Martin to Los Angeles, and to Amelia’s mother, Lucy Robbins (Maria Bello), these three form an ad hoc family, searching for the girl who may be the key to understanding Jake’s abilities. Factoring into the unfolding equation is the genius of Aster Corps, Calvin Norburg (Lukas Haas), who’s on the verge of making a career-defining discovery, as well as the extreme religious zealot Guillermo Ortiz (Said Taghmaoui), who stops at nothing to attain his vision. As ominous connections appear, Martin remains determined to uncover a global conspiracy in order to protect his family and save the lives of the innocent.
Friday, Feb. 15
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mill Street Bistro, Part 1”
Chef Gordon Ramsay travels to Norwalk, OH, to visit Mill Street Bistro in the first part of a special two-part episode of KITCHEN NIGHTMARES. Located in the heart of farm country, Mill Street Bistro is run by Joe, the most pretentious restaurant owner Chef Ramsay has ever met. Joe claims his restaurant is farm-to-table, but the so-called bistro proves to be anything but. On top of it, Joe runs his staff like a dictator and has trouble listening to any views aside from his own. From his hostile attitude toward the staff and customers to the overpriced and tasteless recipes being served, Chef Ramsay has his work cut out for him with this stubborn owner.
TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Enemy of My Enemy”
Martin’s mission to uncover clues and expose the potentially sinister Aster Corp. has global consequences when an Aster Corps employee crosses the border in Pakistan. Meanwhile, ruthless religious zealot Guillermo continues to track down the “36” Righteous Ones, and Jake leads Lucy to a woman with alarming connections to her missing daughter, Amelia.
Friday, Feb. 22
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mill Street Bistro, Part 2”
In the second part of a two-part episode, Chef Ramsay is back in Ohio farm country, hoping to snap restaurant owner Joe out of his state of denial. Joe has remained defiant and defensive, taking great pride in deflecting the advice Ramsay has to offer, which drives Ramsay to contemplate leaving the restaurant. Even with a total revamp of the menu and décor, there are bigger problems at play. Can Chef Ramsay fix them?
TOUCH (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Perfect Storm”
Unforeseen developments at Aster Corp. force Martin to make a nail-biting decision and strike a deal with someone unexpected. Meanwhile, Lucy visits the police with new information about Amelia’s kidnapping, and Avram (guest star Bodhi Elfman) spots Guillermo in New York and warns Martin and Jake that he’s on the hunt for them.
Saturday, Feb. 2
COPS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Liar, Liar #6” – Milestone 850th Episode
The Atlanta Police Department responds to an officer assistance call after a suspect flees from the police, and upon further investigation, they discover that the suspect’s vehicle was stolen. Then, officers from the Kansas City Police Department confront two teenagers in possession of concealed weapons. Finally, officers from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Florida interrogate two occupants of a car for suspicious drug activity after they discover a large amount of prescription pills in the vehicle.
COPS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Busted #2”
Officers from the Newport News Police Department in Virginia stop a man riding his bike and discover a concealed weapon in his possession. Next, officers from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Florida respond to a burglary in progress call after the homeowner’s eldest son punched several windows in an attempt to break into the home. Finally, following a domestic disturbance call in Palm Beach, FL, a man is taken into custody for evaluation after he denies firing bullets in his residence.
KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Ms. Jean’s Southern Cuisine”
In an encore episode, Chef Ramsay travels to the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA, to help a desperate retired special education teacher, Jean, who put her entire life’s savings into her failing restaurant, Ms. Jean’s Southern Cuisine.
HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “18 Chefs Compete”
An encore broadcast of the Season 10 premiere begins with 18 aspiring restaurateurs braving Chef Gordon Ramsay and his fiery personality and competing to win the life-changing grand prize: a head chef position working under Executive Chef Kevin Hee at Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas.
30 SECONDS TO FAME (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT)
Everybody’s 15 minutes of fame begins somewhere, and 30 SECONDS TO FAME is ready to kick-start the clock. In an encore episode of this fast-paced, competitive talent show, viewers and audience members are treated to a wide variety of acts all competing to make the most of their short-but-sweet slice of national exposure by winning the ultimate stamp of approval from the audience and the weekly grand prize of $25,000.
Saturday, Feb. 9
COPS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Wild & Crazy #2”
Officers from the Las Vegas Police Department investigate a woman who refused to pay her taxi fare. Then, the Portland Police Bureau questions two men after officers receive two separate calls regarding a fight involving a knife. Finally, officers from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office respond to a robbery-on-foot call involving a tourist chasing after a man who allegedly stole his gold necklace.
COPS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Caught in a Lie”
A suspect crashes his car into an innocent victim’s vehicle, but when he flees the scene, officers from the Kansas City Police Department find drugs and a gun in the abandoned car. Next, the North Las Vegas Police Department responds to a domestic dispute call involving two roommates and an alleged physical altercation. Finally, the Chattanooga Police Department stops two men driving from the residence of a known drug dealer.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Poet’s Fire”
An encore airing of the Feb. 4 episode.
HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “17 Chefs Compete”
In an encore episode, Chef Ramsay pits the women against the men in another intense challenge and demanding dinner service.
30 SECONDS TO FAME (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT)
Another encore broadcast of the game show.
Saturday, Feb. 16
FOX SPORTS SATURDAY: NASCAR 2013: SPRINT UNLIMITED AT DAYTONA (8:00 PM-CC ET live/5:00 PM-CC PT live)
The NASCAR ON FOX broadcasting crew of race announcer Mike Joy and analysts Larry McReynolds and Darrell Waltrip takes viewers through the first race of the 2013 NASCAR season, live from Daytona International Speedway.
THE FOLLOWING (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “Mad Love”
An encore airing of the Feb. 11 episode.
30 SECONDS TO FAME (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT)
An encore broadcast of the game show.
Saturday, Feb. 23
COPS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Street Patrol #3”
A chase ensues after officers from the Portland Police Bureau attempt to make a traffic stop and the suspect runs on foot to his home. Then, officers from the Kansas City Police department respond to a call from a local convenience store about a man being chased by another man with a knife. Finally, officers from the Portland Police Bureau respond to reports about a man riding his bicycle naked, and later discover he was protesting global warming.
COPS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Street Arrests #3”
In an encore episode, COPS is on the trail of a suspect found hiding in his daughter’s bed in Alameda, CA; three suspects sitting in a car with drugs hidden in between the seats in Newport News, VA; and a man who threatened to attack his girlfriend with a brick in Chattanooga, TN.
THE FOLLOWING (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Siege”
An encore airing of the Feb. 18 episode.
HELL’S KITCHEN (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) – “16 Chefs Compete”
Chef Ramsay once again pits the women against the men for an intense challenge in which they must serve classic all-American fare to some very special diners in another encore broadcast of HELL’S KITCHEN.
30 SECONDS TO FAME (Midnight-12:30 AM ET/PT)
An encore broadcast of the game show.
Sunday, Feb. 3
BOB’S BURGERS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal”
In an encore of the series’ first-ever Thanksgiving episode, Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) is determined to make it the most memorable Thanksgiving ever, but plans change when Mr. Fischoeder (guest star Kevin Kline) hires Linda (John Roberts) and the kids as his family and Bob as the cook to stage the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.
THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “A General Thanksgiving Episode”
In an encore episode, Cleveland (Mike Henry) hires Holt (Jason Sudeikis) to babysit Rallo (Mike Henry) while the gang opens a new airport pub. After Cleveland gets drunk and winds up flying an airplane, Holt and his estranged drill sergeant father, General Richter (guest voice Will Arnett), must work together to bring Cleveland back to safety.
THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Penny-Wiseguys”
In an encore episode, Homer (Dan Castellaneta) is shocked to discover that his bowling teammate Dan Gillick (guest star Steve Carell), is an accountant for Fat Tony and the mob.
BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Mutiny on the Windbreaker”
Bob is invited to be a private chef on a docked cruise ship, so he brings the family along to witness his skills outside of the restaurant. Bob’s big day goes awry when crazed cruise ship Captain Flarty (guest voice Jeffrey Tambor) shanghais Bob and his family in an encore episode.
FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Into Fat Air”
Elizabeth Banks guest-voices in an encore episode that sees the Griffins climbing Mount Everest and getting stuck on the mountainside in the middle of a massive storm.
AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “American Stepdad”
Stan’s (Seth MacFarlane) mother (guest voice Swoosie Kurtz) comes to live with the family, forcing Roger (MacFarlane) to share his attic with her in an encore episode. But when Stan’s mom and Roger quickly fall in love and get married, Stan finds himself struggling to accept his new stepdad.
Sunday, Feb. 10 – Special Valentine’s Day-Themed Episodes
BOB’S BURGERS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Full Bars”
In an encore of BOB’S BURGERS, Gene (Eugene Mirman) gets suckered into dating Courtney (guest voice David Wain), his first girlfriend ever. But the entire family wants him to break up with her when they decide she’s totally annoying.
THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “Here Comes the Bribe”
Donna (Sanaa Lathan) drags Cleveland to marriage counseling after he botches their wedding vows renewal, but the counselor (voice of AMERICAN DAD creator/executive producer Mike Barker) makes it clear that Cleveland can swing the “treatments” in his favor – for a price. Meanwhile, Junior’s (Kevin Michael Richardson) beloved refrigerator, “Perry,” breaks, but Rallo finds a way to give it a second life as a hotel-style mini-bar.
THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Love is a Many Splintered Thing”
Zooey Deschanel, Benedict Cumberbatch, Max Weinberg and Robert A. Caro make guest-voice appearances in an all-new THE SIMPSONS. Bart’s (Nancy Cartwright) heart strings are pulled once again when Mary Spuckler (guest voice Deschanel) returns to Springfield, but his failure to pay her enough attention strains their relationship. Marge (Julie Kavner), too, puts Homer in the dog house.
BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “My Fuzzy Valentine”
When a heart-shaped pancake simply doesn’t cut it, the kids convince Bob to let them skip school in order to help him find a Valentine’s Day gift that will “wow” Linda. Meanwhile, in the spirit of the romantic holiday, Linda sets up a speed-dating event at the restaurant that doesn’t go exactly as planned.
FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Valentine’s Day In Quahog”
Drew Barrymore, Jessica Biel and Cheryl Tiegs make guest-voice appearances. Love is in the air on Valentine’s Day, when Meg dates a guy (Keir Gilchrist) from the internet, Stewie uses his time machine and falls for a girl in the ’60s, Peter (Seth MacFarlane) and Lois decide to stay in bed all day, Brian’s ex-girlfriends pay him a visit and Quagmire (Seth MacFarlane) gets in touch with his feminine side.
AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Max Jets”
Roger announces that “Max Jets,” a character of Roger’s who enjoys showering the Smith family with money, is soon getting out of prison. But the Smiths’ “inheritance” may be in trouble when Max falls in love with Gina (guest voice Michelle Monaghan), a gold-digging waitress.
Sunday, Feb. 17
THE SIMPSONS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Moonshine River”
In an encore episode, America’s favorite Midwestern family travels to New York City in search of Bart’s long-lost love Mary Spuckler (guest voice Zooey Deschanel), with whom he has wanted to reconnect ever since she left Springfield and her hillbilly family there to reinvent herself in the Big Apple.
THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “When a Man (Or a Freight Train) Loves His Cookie”
Cleveland’s mom, Cookie (guest voice Francis Callier), runs away with George Clinton (guest-voicing as himself) and the P-Funk All-Stars, after Freight Train (guest voice Craig Robinson) misses their anniversary party. So, Freight Train and Cleveland (Mike Henry) go to find her. Meanwhile, Cleveland Jr. engages in an elaborate office fantasy during a visit to an office supply store.
THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “Hardly Kirk-ing”
Bart and Milhouse (Pamela Hayden) explore the perks of being an adult when a shaving experiment leaves Milhouse looking exactly like his father. Also, Marge desperately tries to save Maggie from the dangers of children’s television. Plus a special broadcast of the Academy Award-nominated short film “Maggie Simpson in: The Longest Daycare,” in which MAGGIE SIMPSON spends a day at the Ayn Rand Daycare Center, where her only friend is an all-too-fragile butterfly.
BOB’S BURGERS (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “Lindapendant Woman”
Linda thinks Bob doesn’t appreciate her and quits the restaurant to work at a grocery store. In her absence, Bob tries – and fails – to run the place on his own, and the kids are stuck in the middle of the marital mayhem. Plus, things get romantic for Tina (Dan Mintz) when she meets her potential soul mate (guest voice Ben Schwartz) while restocking the milk fridge.
FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Chris Cross”
To buy new sneakers, Chris (Seth Green) steals money from Lois’ (Alex Borstein) purse. When Meg (Mila Kunis) catches him in the act, she forces him to do all of her chores in exchange for keeping mum. But Chris finally tires of the pact and runs away to live with Herbert (Mike Henry). Meanwhile, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) and Brian (Seth MacFarlane) become obsessed with singer Anne Murray (guest-voicing as herself), and visit her to find out the true meaning of “Snowbird.”
AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Naked to the Limit, One More Time”
Roger pretends to be Jeff’s (Jeff Fischer) imaginary friend so he can freely roam naked around the house with no disguise. But when big-mouth Jeff figures out that Roger is an alien, Stan issues an ultimatum: either Roger or Jeff must be killed immediately. Meanwhile, Steve (Scott Grimes) becomes insecure about the shape of his rear end.
Sunday, Feb. 24
BOB’S BURGERS (7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) – “Tina-rannosaurus”
After Tina accidentally wrecks the car and gets the whole family involved with a slimy insurance agent (guest voice Bob Odenkirk), she worries that she’s a “jinx” in an encore episode of BOB’S BURGERS.
THE CLEVELAND SHOW (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) – “Die Semi-Hard”
In an encore episode, to help pass time while posing in a holiday nativity scene, Cleveland tells his family his own version of one of his favorite holiday stories, “Die Hard.”
THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) – “To Cur With Love”
In an encore episode, when Homer throws out his back and stays home to recover, he gets distracted by “Villageville” – a super-addictive tablet game in which he is able to create his own virtual village – and loses the family dog, Santa’s Little Helper.
THE CLEVELAND SHOW (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “’Tis the Cleveland To Be Sorry”
In an encore episode, Cleveland pretends to be homeless after discovering that the food served at the local homeless shelter is much better than it is at home, and a chauvinistic storeowner (guest voice Nick Offerman) hires Roberta (Reagan Gomez) as a Christmas elf, but requires her to don a sexy costume.
FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) – “Jesus, Mary & Joseph”
In an encore episode, Peter tells his own version of the Nativity story.
AMERICAN DAD (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Love, AD Style”
In an encore episode, Roger opens a crooner’s bar in the Smith family’s attic and recruits Hayley as his main entertainer. Soon, all of Langley Falls becomes enthralled by her singing voice – including Roger, who takes his crush on Hayley a bit too far. Meanwhile, Stan tries to assert his manhood by negotiating a good deal on a new car.
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