Over on cable, BBC America has the 17th season finale of Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, Food Network has the second season premiere of The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Planet Green has the series premiere of Operation Wild, Science has the sixth season finale of How It’s Made, and TLC has the eighth season premiere of What Not to Wear.
In late night, Comedy Central has the series premiere of John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show.
Next Friday Law & Order returns with new episodes.
Smallville (The CW): Repeat. In “Roulette” from earlier this season, Oliver is caught in a deadly game. The “Crossfire” episode replays following this one. New episodes return January 22nd.
Dollhouse (FOX): New. Topher is attempting to put Echo’s original personality and memories together. We learn who the head of Rossum Corp is.
Sanctuary (Syfy): New. A group of passengers on a sinking ship are rescued and taken to Sanctuary headquarters for medical treatment. Plays again later. The previous three episodes replay right before this episode. Next week is the two-hour season finale. The show has been picked up for a third season.
Bones (FOX): Repeat. In “The Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” from earlier this season, Booth and Brennan are investigating after human remains are found at a block party.
Medium (CBS): New. Allison is asked by the ghost of a suspected murderer to clear his name.
Numb3rs (CBS): New. Don and the team are investigating the theft of lottery tickets.
A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Swords: Life on the Line.
HGTV has 10 episodes of House Hunters….
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Spike has nine hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Syfy has eight episodes of Stargate Atlantis early.
WE has 10 episodes of Platinum Weddings early.