Tonight’s TV Picks: The Big Bang Theory, The Finder, The Firm & More

News & Notes

Get The Big Bang Theory Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has the second season premiere of Russell Simmons Presents: The Ruckus and Food Network has the series premiere of Fat Chef.

In late night, Showtime has the series premiere of Inside Comedy.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny and Leonard try some experiments with their new relationship. Raj is bonding a little too much with the virtual assistant on his phone.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie and Ben put on a casual bowling party. April, Jerry and Chris are trying to see who can raise the most campaign funds for Leslie.

The Finder (FOX): New. A NASA scientist comes to Walter to help him track down a woman he met in a bar and has only her red stiletto shoe to get him started. Willa finds out Leo’s family secret.

The Firm (NBC): New. Mitch takes the case of a gambler accused of murder.

Other Option

  • 30 Rock (NBC): New. Two episodes play tonight. In the first, Tracy continues to lead a protest in support of idiots. Will Arnett guest stars as Devin Banks, who gets into it with Jack again. In the second, which plays in The Office timeslot, Liz and Jack are negotiating her new contract. Tracy and Jenna take a job entertaining at a bar mitzvah.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college basketball action with North Carolina State at North Carolina followed by coverage of the Winter X Games.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college basketball action with Florida at Mississippi, Indiana at Wisconsin and Gonzaga at Portland.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Boston Celtics at the Orlando Magic followed by the Memphis Grizzlies at the Los Angeles Clippers.

Late Night

  • Being Human (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?,” replays.

TV Marathons

Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne.
USA Network has eight episodes of Burn Notice followed by five episodes of NCIS.

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2 comments… add one
  • batiat Jan 26, 2012, 10:10 pm

    Spartacus season premiere?

  • Jason the TVaholic Jan 27, 2012, 3:16 am

    batiat, The Spartacus S.2 premiere is tonight, Friday, January 27th.

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