Wednesday TV: The Librarians, The Magicians, Happy! & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 17, 2018

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Librarians Season 3 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has the series premiere of Corporate and FX has the second season premiere of American Horror Story.

On streaming, as of this morning, Hulu has the third season premiere of The Path.

Next Wednesday, History has the fifth winter finale of Vikings, Netflix drops the complete first season of Prison Playbook, Paramount has the series premiere of Waco, and Pop has the fourth season premiere of Schitt’s Creek and the series premiere of Let’s Get Physical.

Prime Picks

The Librarians (TNT): New. The Librarians head to a small town dealing with ghosts at their Civil War reenactment. Plays again later.

The Magicians (SYFY): New. Eliot is questing. Quentin along with Josh and Kady search for a way to return magic. Plays again later.

Happy! (SYFY): New. Happy and Sax end up on separate journeys. Runs 50 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Blacklist (NBC): New. In the 100th episode, Red is on the hunt for a treasure of legendary proportions and has him going up against someone that has been searching for it his entire life. Check out The Blacklist Exposed podcast (@TheBlacklistGSM) for more about the 100th episode, as Aaron and Troy visited the set during the filming of the episode. The latest episode of the podcast drops after the west coast airing of The Blacklist tonight.

SEAL Team (CBS): New. The team goes against orders to save one of their own.

Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team heads to New York to investigate a string of attacks in Central Park.

Other Options

  • 9-1-1 (FOX): New. Problems at a birthday party lead to a lives in the balance. FOX has picked the show up for a second season.
  • The Chi (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Alee,” replays. Plays again later.
  • The Goldbergs (ABC): New. Adam causes some problems in woodshop while trying to be funny. Runs 30 minutes.
  • grown-ish (Freeform): New. “Starboy.” Runs 31 minutes.
  • Modern Family (ABC): New. Gloria, Manny and Phil search for Luke in a bad neighborhood. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Riverdale (The CW): New. The two high schools have to merge, which causes problems.
  • Speechless (ABC): New. Maya pulls JJ out of school and begins homeschooling him. Runs 30 minutes.
  • The X-Files (FOX): New. People are being tormented by their doppelgangers.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has tripleheader college basketball action tonight with Dayton at St. Joseph’s, St. John’s at Xavier and Nevada at San Jose State.
  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with a game followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action tonight with Arkansas at Florida followed by Day 4 coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • ESPNEWS has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Tulsa at Temple followed by Houston at Tulane.
  • ESPNU has tripleheader college basketball action tonight with SMU at Wichita State, Iowa State at TCU and Fresno State at San Diego State.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Villanova at Georgetown followed by Seton Hall at Creighton.

Wednesday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (SundanceTV): Has 12 episodes today into late night.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Oxygen): Has 11 episodes.
Law & Order (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Law & Order (WEtv): Six episodes tonight.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Six episodes today.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
South Park (Comedy Central): Has 20 episodes.

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