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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Monday, January 16, 2012

January 16, 2012 by  

A lot of your favorite shows return with new seasons this week, and some promising new ones are premiering! Tonight, I’ll be checking out the eagerly anticipated ALCATRAZ.

Keep reading to figure out what you’ll be watching this Monday!

How I Met Your Mother | 8pm on CBS
“46 Minutes”
Lily and Marshall officially move to the suburbs and realize that Lily’s bossy father refuses to move out of their house. Meanwhile, the gang adjusts to them moving by going to a strip club.

Alcatraz | 8pm on Fox | 2-Hour Series Premiere
“Pilot/Ernest Cobb”
Detective Rebecca Madsen and Alcatraz historian Doctor Diego Soto team up with a secret agency that is dedicated to finding and catching inmates from the infamous prison who went missing 50 years ago and are reappearing today. Then, when a sniper begins targeting young victims, the team is forced to retrace the steps of the past in order to solve this modern day mystery. [Have you seen Jorge Garcia’s teases for ALCATRAZ?]

The Bachelor | 8pm on ABC
“Episode 1603”
Ben returns to his hometown, San Francisco, with the 16 remaining gals and goes skiing with 11 of them. He takes another to City Hall, where they’re serenaded by singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson. There’s also a cocktail-party crasher, a woman who already knows Ben and wants to add her name to his list of romantic possibilities. The official bachelorettes are not amused. One woman faints and another breaks down in tears at the rose ceremony, and when it’s over, 13 have roses.

Gossip Girl | 8pm on The CW
“The End of the Affair?”
Blair’s flashbacks reveal the fallout of her and Chuck’s car accident, which Nate realizes may have been caused by foul play. Meanwhile, Lily gets a private eye to locate Charlie; and Vera Wang makes an appearance at Blair’s bridal-dress fitting.

Two Broke Girls | 8:30pm on CBS
“And the Upstairs Neighbor”
Max and Caroline are suspicious of the new upstairs neighbor who moves in after the old tenant dies.

So much more. Keep reading…

Two and a Half Men | 9pm on CBS
“A Possum on Chemo”
Zoey tries to coerce Walden into cutting his hair and shaving. Meanwhile, Alan and Lyndsey rekindle their relationship.

Being Human | 9pm on Syfy | Season Premiere
“Turn This Mother Out”
A vampire power vacuum weighs on Aidan, Sally’s powers grow stronger, and Josh and Nora try to live “normal” lives

Mike and Molly | 9:30pm on CBS
“Victoria Can’t Drive”
When Victoria is arrested for various driving violations, Molly and Joyce ask Mike to help spring her from jail.

Betty White’s Off Their Rocker | 9:30pm on NBC | Series Premiere
“Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”
America’s favorite comedy sweetheart sends a fearless band of senior citizens to the streets to pull shockingly hilarious pranks on the younger generation in this outrageously funny “hidden camera” show unlike anything viewers have ever seen.

Hawaii Five-O | 10pm on CBS
“Pu’olo (The Package)”
As the Five-0 investigate a smuggling case, Chin Ho tells Steve shocking news about Joe White that results in a face-off between the two friends. Meanwhile, Danny plays midwife for his ex-wife when she goes into early labor.

Castle | 10pm on ABC
“Dial M for Mayor”
A body is found in a car within the mayor’s motor pool, jeopardizing the mayor’s administration and Castle’s partnership with the police, which the mayor helped arrange. [Have you seen what CASTLE creator Andrew Marlowe teased about the episode?]

Lost Girl | 10pm on Syfy | Series Premiere
“It’s a Fae, Fae, Fae, Fae World”
Bo protects a young woman in jeopardy and learns about her unusual heritage in the debut of a supernatural drama about a seemingly ordinary girl who suddenly finds out she’s a succubus.

Also playing…

  • Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America’s Golden Girl | 90-minute Special Presentation | 8pm on NBC
  • Pretty Little Liars | “Let the Water Hold Me Down” | 8pm on ABC Family
  • Hoarders | “Mary/Annie” | 9pm on A&E
  • Fashion Police: The 2012 Golden Globe Awards | One-Hour Special Presentation | 9pm on E!
  • Rock Center with Brian Williams | “Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey” | 10pm on NBC

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