Over on cable, BBC America has the third season premiere of Mistresses, Cooking Channel has the second season premieres of Extra Virgin, and USA Network has the third winter season premiere of Royal Pains.
The Middle (ABC): New. Frankie is less than enthused with her volunteer position at the Super Bowl.
Suburgatory (ABC): New. George wins a trip to Atlantic City and plans on taking the guys, where they run into Steven who is supposed to be out of the country on business.
Modern Family (ABC): New. Claire is prepping for a debate. Mitchell and Cam are dealing with Lily’s dirty mouth. Jay is blaming Gloria for Stella’s strange behavior. Runs 31 minutes.
Happy Endings (ABC): New. Penny is dating a slacker that she tries to mold to her needs. Brad has regressed back to his college days. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
Revenge (ABC): New. Charlotte has to move back with her mother. Daniel makes a romantic proposal. Jack ends up in trouble. Nolan has Emily thinking about her actions and the repercussions.
One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Brooke talks to her father about a new business venture. Julian is worried about the investment he made. Alex gets a tempting offer.
Criminal Minds (NBC): New. The team starts to think that a notorious killer has come back. Reid is pondering if he could use his abilities for more.
Royal Pains (USA Network): Winter Premiere. Hank thinks the Dr. Van Dyke is behind the prescription error that almost killed his patient. Hank is trying to figure out what is wrong with the party planner in charge of a huge divorce party. Plays again later. There are a couple a really interesting developments in this episode.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order.
USA Network has eight episodes of NCIS.