On cable tonight, Food Network has the series premiere of On the Rocks, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Catch a Christmas Star, and HBO has the series finale of Eastbound & Down and the first season finale of Hello Ladies.
In late night, FXX has the series finale of Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell.
Almost Human (FOX): Series Premiere. It is the year 2048 and Det. John Kennex is returning to duty after being injured during a raid. He has to partner up with a robot partner, which he is less than thrilled to do. A good introduction that sets up an interesting world in which to play. I look forward to seeing more. Another new episode plays tomorrow night in its regular Monday timeslot. Tonight’s episode is supposed to start right after the late football game in the central/eastern time zones, but will be in primetime on the west coast.
The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia attempts to block a deportation. Eli reconnects with Natalie Flores. Robin tries to be more like Kalinda.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. The Red John pool of suspects has been cut to three after the events of last week. This is an okay episode, but it is all about setting up next week’s “Red John” episode.
Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Pan attempts to get Henry to do something that he says will save magic and Neverland, but he has an ulterior motive.
The Walking Dead (AMC): New. The governor is back. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later three times. Last week’s episode, “Internment,” replays right before.
Witches of East End (Lifetime): New. The shifter takes on a familiar face. Ingrid finds out more about her past. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes. Plays twice.
CSI: Miami (WE tv): Eight episodes tonight.
Flashpoint (ION): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order (TNT): Has 10 episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Nine episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 15 episodes today.
McBride (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 10 TV mystery movies today.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 12 episodes early.
The Wayans Bros. (Centric): Has 18 episodes today.