Over on cable, Animal Planet at the fourth winter season finale of I Shouldn’t Be Alive, Syfy has the seventh season premiere of Ghost Hunters and TLC has the third season finale of Toddlers & Tiaras.
Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeat. Bobby competes in a “Cuban Sandwich” battle. Plays again later.
Throwdown with Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby competes in a “Grinders” competition in Philadelphia.
Modern Family (ABC): New. Phil and Claire get in a big argument and Jay and Gloria try to help. Runs 31 minutes.
Mr. Sunshine (ABC): New. Ben goes out on a group date with Heather’s sister, Heather and Roman. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes. Can’t wait for Cougar Town to come back.
Justified (FX): New. A bus full of drugs gets hijacked and Raylan is after the murdering suspect. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice and again later. I liked where this case goes and how it ties in to previous events. Lots of good stuff.
The Middle (ABC): New. The Hecks are off to New York and everything that can go wrong does.
Better With You (ABC): New. Ben finds out that the owner of his favorite bar is New York Yankee Nick Swisher, whom he once prevented from catching a fly ball.
Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is searching for the missing parents of an autistic child. Reed’s connection with the boy may prove helpful.
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (CBS): New. The team is after someone killing single businessmen in Ohio. I like Criminal Minds, but the first episode of this spinoff was terrible. We’ll see if things get any better.
Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef early and later five episodes of Top Chef: All-Stars tonight.
Spike TV has 13 episodes of 1000 Ways to Die.
Syfy has 13 episodes of Ghost Hunters.
USA has 12 episodes of NCIS.