What to Watch Tonight: Once Upon a Time, Leverage S.4 Finale, The Good Wife & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 15, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Once Upon a Time Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has the third season premiere of Undercover Boss, FOX has the series premiere of Napoleon Dynamite, and NBC has The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Over on cable, AMC has the first season finale of Hell on Wheels, BBC America has an Absolutely Fabulous special, Comedy Central has a Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain comedy special, TLC has a World’s Smallest Storm Chaser special, and TNT has the fourth season finale of Leverage.

In late night, Adult Swim has the fifth season finale of Robot Chicken.

Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Emma is looking for the birth father of two foster kids, hoping to keep them out of the foster system. Hansel and Gretel are sent by the Evil Queen to steel something from a blind witch.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Jason Biggs guest stars as a lawyer that needs a lawyer because he will not reveal the name of his client that is in trouble with the government, so he hires Alicia.

Pan Am (ABC): New. Dean is picked to pilot the first commercial flight to Moscow. Kate attempts to help two stewardesses that get mistaken for being spies. Congressman Rawlings is searching for the person that wrote a story about him. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Lisa creates an online social network that causes problems in the community, which lands her in the courtroom. Runs 30 minutes.

Leverage (TNT): New. Season Finale. The team brings together old friends and enemies to takedown Latimer and an old enemy from their past. Plays again later.

House of Lies (Showtime): New. The owners of a pro basketball team are in the middle of a divorce and the consulting team is sent in to try and fix things. Plays again later.
Californication (Showtime): New. Hank passes on writing a new movie, but gets taken by Sam to meet director Peter Berg about the project. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Gaby goes to Lynette for help in landing a big client while Carlos is in rehab. Runs 61 minutes.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Garces and Tony Abou-Ganim take on Chef Raij and Charlotte Voisey. Play again later.
  • Shameless (Showtime): New. Frank figures out a new financial plan. Fiona continues to juggle her job, family and dating life. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL Playoffs action with the Houston Texans at the Baltimore Ravens in the first playoff game today followed by college basketball action with Indiana at Ohio State.
  • FOX has NFL Playoffs action with the New York Giants at the Green Bay Packers in the second playoff game today.
  • ESPN has NBA action with the Phoenix Suns at the San Antonio Spurs.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader women’s college basketball action with Temple at Dayton followed by Ohio State at Michigan State.
  • NBC Sports Net has NHL action tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
BBC America has 12 episodes of Mistresses.
TNT has seven episodes of Law & Order early.
USA Network has six episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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