Monday TV: Supergirl, Superior Donuts, The Good Doctor & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 22, 2018

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News & Notes

Supergirl Action Figure at AmazonTonight, FOX has The Resident on its regular night and time following Lucifer.

Over on cable, HBO has the series premiere of Mosaic and TNT has the series premiere of The Alienist.

Next Monday, NBC has the first season finale of The Brave.

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Prime Picks

Supergirl (The CW): New. Supergirl tries teaming up with Saturn Girl and others to find someone that may be able to help stop Reign.

Superior Donuts (CBS): New. “Labor Pains.” Runs 30 minutes.

The Good Doctor (ABC): New. Dr. Murphy doesn’t believe his patient’s account of how she got injured. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Lucifer (FOX): New. Lucifer learns who Lt. Pierce really is and goes all out to help Chloe with a case in hopes of getting her onboard his investigation into Pierce.

The Alienist (TNT): Series Premiere. The show begins with a series of gruesome murders of young male prostitutes in New York City. So, the just appointed police commissioner brings in a criminal psychologist, an alienist, along with a newspaper illustrator to secretly investigate these crimes. Based on the bestseller by Caleb Car. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice and again later. Thought Ep.2 was playing tonight, but apparently it is the first episode again, now on its regular night and time.

The Brave (NBC): New. Patricia has to head out into the field with the team to confront something from her past when a U.S. submarine gets hacked.

Other Options

  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Cooking Channel): New. The best “Throwback” dishes. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Chi (Showtime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Ghosts,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Counterpart (Starz): Repeat. Last night’s series premiere episode, “The Crossing,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has college basketball action tonight with Holy Cross at American.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with North Carolina at Virginia Tech followed by West Virginia at TCU.
  • ESPN2 has women’s college basketball action tonight with Ohio State at Maryland followed by Quarterfinals coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • ESPNU has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Iowa State at Texas followed by Kansas State at Baylor.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action with Maryland at Indiana followed by Michigan State at Illinois.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action tonight with the Miami Heat at the Houston Rockets followed by the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Los Angeles Clippers.

Monday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (WGN America): Six episodes today.
Criminal Minds (ION): Has 16 episodes today into late night.
Criminal Minds (WEtv): Nine episodes tonight into late night.
CSI: Miami (WEtv): Six episodes early.
Futurama (SYFY): Has 12 episodes tonight into late night.
NCIS (USA Network): Nine episodes.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek: Voyager (SYFY): Has 11 episodes.
That ’70s Show (Comedy Central): Has 11 episodes today.

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