News & Notes
Over on cable, AMC has the second winter season premiere of The Walking Dead and the series premiere of Comic Book Men, BBC America has The British Academy Film Awards 2012, Discovery Channel has a Secret Service Secrets special and an Ultimate Armored Car special, Food Network has the second premiere of Worst Cooks in America, History has the series premiere of Full Metal Jousting, and TLC has an Extreme Couponing special and the third season premiere of My Strange Addiction.
In late night, AMC has the first winter season premiere of Talking Dead, BBC America has an Absolutely Fabulous special, E! has an E! True Hollywood Story: Ice-T & Coco.
Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.122, “The Secret of the Alcatraz Mentalist Theory.” This week @BaffledAddict and @CarlaDay joined me to discuss some recent shows including Alcatraz, The Big Bang Theory, The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Cirlce, Person of Interest, The Mentalist, the series premiere of The River and more.
Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Emma believes Mr. Gold is going to seek his own justice after his home is robbed. Ruby, Mary Margaret and Ashley plan a Valentine’s Day outing. In fairy tale land, Belle makes a deal.
The Walking Dead (AMC): Winter Premiere. Rick attempts to restore order after the events of the midseason finale. Hershel disappears. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later twice.
Pan Am (ABC): New. Dean is shocked to find that Ginny has followed him to Rome. Kate faces some consequences for her relationship with Niko.
- Californication (Showtime): New. Samurai Apocalypse wants Hank to help him with a song. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Susan finds out her daughter is pregnant. Bree’s life continues to spiral out of control. Runs 61 minutes.
- Luck (HBO): New. Ace has a meeting with a whiz kid. Walter loses his rider. Plays three times.
- Shameless (Showtime): New. Grammy Gallagher shows up on a medical furlough. Fiona goes on a double date. Plays again later.
- The Simpsons (FOX): New. Marge and Lisa’s Valentine’s Day plans take a turn after Lisa starts crushing on a cerebral romantic. Runs 30 minutes.
- Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “The Greater Good,” replays.
- ABC has NBA action with the Chicago Bulls at the Boston Celtics.
- CBS has college basketball action with Illinois at Michigan followed by final round coverage of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.
- ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Miami Heat at the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Utah Jazz at the Memphis Grizzlies.
- ESPN2 has doubleheader women’s college basketball action.
- NBC has NHL action.
- NBC Sports has NHL action early today.
A&E has seven episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
AMC has eight episodes of The Walking Dead.
Centric has 24 episodes of Girlfriends.
TNT has 13 episodes of Law & Order.
TV Land has 10 episodes of Hot in Cleveland early.
USA Network has nine episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.