Tonight on the Tube: Pizza, Psych and NFL Playoffs

Peyton Manning NFL JerseyThe best thing on TV today will be the NFL Playoff games. The first one with the Colts going into Baltimore looking to continue on and have a shot at the Super Bowl next week in the AFC Championship Game. Who do you think will make the next leg of the journey? Will you be watching?

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. A group of models are filming a reality show on a military base and one is found dead. The team investigates.

Psych (NBC): Repeat. A thoroughly enjoyable show, this episode from the USA Original Series that will follow Monk on Friday nights gets a little play on the big network. A fun blend of comedy and mystery in much the same way Monk is. New episodes return to USA on January 19th.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Two foster kids are in an accident, which leads Stabler and Beck into a case, they did not see coming.

Solid Selection

The Terminal (ABC): Released 2004. Tom Hanks stuck in an airport terminal. It runs three hours.

Cable Choice

Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Emeril cooks up some tasty pizzas.

The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): Repeat. Get the history of pizza.

Trading Spaces (TLC): New. Two couple switch houses in Massachusetts with designers Hildi and Laurie and carpenter Faber.

Other Options

  • CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. Danny gets locked in a safe room, which is where a paranoid rich guy was found dead.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college basketball with North Carolina at Virginia Tech.
  • CBS has college basketball followed by an NFL Playoff game with the Indianapolis Colts at the Baltimore Ravens.
  • ESPN has a college basketball doubleheader followed by day one of The Skins Game golf tournament and later another college basketball game with Georgetown at Pittsburgh.
  • FOX has an NFL Playoff game with the Philadelphia Eagles at the New Orleans Saints.
  • FOX Sports has men and women’s college basketball.
  • Golf Channel has the third round of the Sony Open in Hawaii.
  • NBA TV has the New Jersey Nets at the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • NBC has an NHL game with the Los Angeles Kings at the St. Louis Blues.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Dane Cook is parodied.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Hosted by Jake Gyllenhaal with musical guest The Shins.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. The guest is Mary Lynn Rajskub (24).

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