What to Watch Tonight: Cougar Town, Blue Bloods & Being Erica

by Jason the TVaholic on January 26, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Being Erica S.1&2 Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, A&E has the 200th episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter, Discovery Channel has the series premieres of Sons of Guns and Desert Car King, style has the 10th season premiere of Clean House, Syfy has the series premiere of Face Off, Travel Channel has the series premiere of The Traveler’s Guide to Life, truTV has the eighth season premiere of Operation Repo, and VH1 has a Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew reunion special.

In late night, SoapNET has the third season premiere of Being Erica.

Human Target will next play on Monday, January 31st and then return to Wednesdays on February 2nd and then close out the season on the 9th.

We randomly selected the two winners of the Glee Season 2, Volume 1 DVD sets giveaway and posted the winners’ names.

Prime Picks

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeat. Bobby competes in a “Gumbo” battle. Plays again later.
Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby competes in a “Salmon Chowder” battle. Plays again later.

Modern Family (ABC): Repeat. The “Manny Get Your Gun” episode from earlier this season replays, where Manny is worried about getting older. Runs 31 minutes.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Jules creates a new game. Ellie doesn’t want to do what Jules wants to do. Bobby has a new friend. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny is investigating the murder of a gangster’s son, which puts him in the middle of the Russian mob’s family politics. Erin is prosecuting a high profile corruption case.

Solid Selections

Nikita (The CW): Repeat. The “All the Way” episode from earlier in the season replays, where Alex is tasked with killing the head of a crime syndicate.

Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is after a young couple on a killing spree. Prentiss gets some scary news.

Off the Map (ABC): New. A blackout during the annual festival happens after a guy gets electrocuted. A pregnant couple is put in danger by a mudslide.

Other Options

  • Hot in Cleveland (TV Land): New. Melanie meets the family of her boyfriend. Joy’s green card scam doesn’t go well. Plays again later.
  • Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network): New. A previously well like Italian restaurant now has bad service and some food safety issues. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college basketball action with Texas at Oklahoma State followed by NBA action with the San Antonio Spurs at the Utah Jazz.
  • ESPN2 has coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament and a college basketball game.

Late Night

  • Being Erica (SoapNET): Season Premiere. Everything in Erica’s life gets turned upside down as the third season gets underway. Plays again tomorrow afternoon and Saturday morning. So happy to have this show back and can’t wait to see where they go now.
  • Fairly Legal (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.
  • Royal Pains (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s midseason premiere episode, “Mulligan,” replays.
  • Southland (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Code 4,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has 24 episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef: All-Stars.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Tori & Dean: Inn Love.
Syfy has eight episodes of Dead Like Me early.
USA has six episodes of NCIS tonight.

What looks good to you?

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