Primetime is back in business this week with high drama and comedy. Don’t miss your favorite shows, some of which include great storylines, not to mention the talented guest star appearances.
2 Broke Girls: And The Bear Truth.
A weekend at a cabin in the woods for two becomes a vacation for three and events turn disastrous for Max, Caroline and Andy Monday January 14, at 9:00 PM on CBS.
30 Rock: Florida.
Jack learns something about his mother after she dies, Liz travels with him to Florida to handle the estate, Tracy and Jenna act as supervisors while Jack and Liz are gone, and Kenneth has troubles in their absence Thursday January 17, at 8:00 PM on NBC. Tim Meadows ("Mean Girls," "Saturday Night Live") guest stars.
Laurel turns to the Arrow for help in the death of a firefighter, Oliver returns from his break to answer her call, Thea tries to help Moira out of her depression, and Tommy works on a benefit for the firefighters Wednesday January 16, at 8:00 PM on CW.
Bones: The Diamond In The Rough; The Archaeologist In The Cocoon.
The first case features Brennan and Booth undercover as contestants for a reality-TV dance competition after a professional ballroom dancer is killed before an audition. The second case involves the death of an archaeologist who is killed after making an important discovery Monday January 14, at 8:00 PM on FOX. Mary Murphy and Tyce Diorio make cameos as themselves (both from "So You Think You Can Dance") and dance pro Dmitri Chaplin ("SYTYCD," "Dancing With The Stars") guest stars as well.
Castle: Under The Influence.
An upcoming DJ is murdered at a party, a washed-up pop star is an unreliable witness, Castle and Beckett get a revealing look at the music industry, and Esposito gets involved with a troubled teen who is a suspect Monday January 14, at 10:00 PM on ABC. Taylor Cole ("The Glades," "CSI: Miami") guest stars.
Criminal Minds: Zugzwang.
The unit searches to find Reid’s girlfriend who is kidnapped by a stalker, Reid reveals his feelings, and fans get closer to the identity of his mystery girlfriend Wednesday January 16, at 9:00 PM on CBS. Michelle Trachtenberg ("Weeds," "Gossip Girl") guest stars.
CSI: Dead Air.
The team investigates the murder of a news anchor killed during his live broadcast, only a few suspects can be found including the program director who was present when the lights went out Wednesday January 16, at 10:00 PM on CBS. Daniel Roebuck ("The Walking Dead," "Glee") guest stars.
CSI NY: Nine Thirteen.
Jo runs into someone related to her past and the CSIs investigate a masked man found dead at the bottom of a skyscraper where similar mysterious deaths have occurred Friday January 18, at 9:00 PM on CBS. Laura Vandervoort ("V," "Smallville") guest stars.
Don’t Trust The B---- In Apartment 23: Dating Games...
The same man becomes the object of Chloe and June’s affections, they both ask him out, and James has fun creating dating challenges for them to compete Tuesday January 15, at 9:30 PM on ABC.
Emily Owens, M.D.: Emily And…The Social Experiment.
A psychic worries her tarot cards predicted her impending death, Bandari deals with the return of an unfriendly doctor, and Emily considers lessons in flirting from Tyra Tuesday January 15, at 9:00 PM on CW.
Fringe: Liberty; An Enemy Of Fate.
The fate of mankind is at stake, Olivia is on a dangerous mission, and the Fringe team prepares for the final battle against the Observers Friday January 18, at 8:00 PM on FOX. This is a two-hour series finale.
Glee returns in another week, but in the meantime you can check out past Glee Weekly Recaps and visit each week for updates.
Grey’s Anatomy: The End Is The Beginning Of The End.
Plaintiffs are updated on their plane-crash lawsuit, Derek works on his recovery for his hand, Catherine is interested in Richard and he's hiding from her January 17, at 9:00 PM on ABC. For a recent update see Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Things We Said Today and visit each week for a recap after airing.
Hart Of Dixie: Old Alabama.
Lavon tries to focus on Pioneer Day, Zoe and Wade portray the Founding Couple, Lemon and AnnaBeth provide the First Feast, and Brick gets advice from George on his love life Tuesday January 15, at 8:00 PM on CW.
Hawaii Five-0: Kapu (Forbidden).
The Five-0 investigates the murder of a college professor, a student caught cheating is one of the suspects along with a teaching assistant and the professor’s boss Monday January 14, at 10:00 PM on CBS.Watch tonight and help pick the killer via Twitter!
Hawaii Five-0: Olelo Ho’opa’I Make (Death Sentence).
Chin is kidnapped and placed in a prison dressed as an inmate and before his identity as a Five-0 member becomes known he plans an escape Sunday January 20, at 10:00 PM on CBS. Lindsay Price (formerly An Li Chen Bodine of "All My Children" and Michael Lai of "The Bold And The Beautiful") guest stars. This episode features seven unreleased, never heard before Jimi Hendrix songs.
How I Met Your Mother: Band Or DJ?
Robin is not ready to announce her engagement, Barney is pressured to ask her father’s permission to marry, and Ted begins planning their wedding Monday January 14, at 8:00 PM on CBS.
Frankie and Mike dedicate one day of quality time with each kid over three days. Axl’s outing includes paintball, Sue constructs an itinerary, and Brick takes them to a sci-fi book convention Wednesday January 16, at 8:00 PM on ABC.
Mike & Molly: Fish For Breakfast.
Mike and Molly change their diet in an effort to get pregnant and their healthy goals result in other problems for them...headaches and hunger attacks and more Monday January 14, at 9:30 PM on CBS.
The Mindy Project: Bunk Bed.
Mindy prepares for a visit from her goddaughter, Morgan and Danny help but Gwen is injured by a bunk bed mishap, and Shauna and Betsy look for a magazine thief at the office Tuesday January 15, at 9:30 PM on FOX.
Modern Family: Party Crasher.
A surprise party is planned for Manny’s 14th birthday, Haley worries her parents over her interest in an older man, and Cameron thinks Lily favors Mitchell more than him Wednesday January 16, at 9:00 PM on ABC.
The NCIS team deals with the aftermath of a tragic event and looks for answers to protect colleagues and Ziva wants revenge for Eli's death Tuesday January 15, at 8:00 PM on CBS. Greg Germann ("House Of Lies," "Ally McBeal") guest stars.
NCIS Los Angeles: Paper Soldiers.
Sam and Callen investigate a possible cover-up when a widow questions her husband’s death in combat, Hetty brings in a psychologist, and the team speculates an evaluation has been ordered Tuesday January 15, at 9:00 PM on CBS.
The Office: Suit Warehouse.
An espresso maker becomes all the rage at the office, Dwight and Clark try to land a sale under the pretense they are father-and-son, Darryl interviews at Jim’s company, and Pam visits Jim unexpectedly at the same time Thursday January 17, at 9:00 PM on NBC.
Once Upon A Time: In The Name Of The Brother.
An injured stranger relies on Dr. Whale for help, the townsfolk are concerned the stranger can reveal their identities to outsiders, and in fairy-tale land Victor wants to share with his dad his talent for reviving the dead Sunday January 20, at 8:00 PM on ABC.
Parenthood: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back.
Julia and Joel think about the future as Victor’s adoption deadline nears, Ryan gets encouragement to make amends with Joel, Renee oversteps her bounds with Jasmine and Crosby, Kristina helps Max on an interest of his, and Mark and Sarah talk things over Tuesday January 15, at 10:00 PM on NBC.
Parks and Recreation: Two Parties.
Ann plans a bachelorette party for Leslie, Councilman Jamm makes an awkward appearance at Leslie’s party, and Ben celebrates his last days single at a game night thrown by Chris Thursday January 17, at 9:30 PM on NBC.
Pretty Little Liars: Mona-Mania.
Mona isn’t making the impression she wants on Aria, Emily and Spencer, Hanna is skeptical of their claims that Mona has regressed without proof, and something goes missing from Aria’s room raising more suspicions about her dad Tuesday January 15, at 8:00 PM on ABCFAM. Check out Soaps.com’s Pretty Little Liars Recap: She’s Better Now and visit our PLL Spoilers for weekly sneak peeks!
Private Practice: Full Release.
Jake poses a problem for Addison affecting her custody hearing for Henry, Miranda and Sheldon’s friends meet, Cooper has to put house hunting on hold, and Charlotte goes into labor Tuesday January 15, at 10:00 PM on ABC. Matt Long ("Mad Men") guest stars.
Raising Hope: Lord Of The Ring.
Jimmy comes up with new ways to earn money for an engagement ring by volunteering for medical experiments, Burt may learn of Virginia’s habit of pawning her engagement ring, Jimmy’s choice of ring for Sabrina may turn out to be his mom’s ring Tuesday January 15, at 8:00 PM on FOX.
Victoria works to halt a business deal, Daniel works hard to land the deal, things heat up between Emily and Daniel, Aiden gets in touch with his dark side which may prove fatal for Victoria, and Conrad has control of Jack and Amanda Sunday January 20, at 9:00 PM on ABC. Check out the recent Revenge Recap: Sabotage.
Scandal: A Criminal, A Whore, An Idiot And A Liar.
More details emerge about the fixed election, the White House is in the midst of changes, and Edison’s dispute with Olivia causes him to make a surprising allegation Thursday January 17, at 10:00 PM on ABC.
Supernatural: Torn And Frayed.
A fellow angel is held captive by Crowley, Castiel makes a rescue attempt, and Sam has to make a decision to stay or go as requested by Amelia Wednesday January 16, at 9:00 PM on CW. Amanda Tapping ("Sanctuary," "Stargate") guest stars.
Vampire Diaries: After School Special.
Rebekah wonders about a cure and questions the others, Bonnie’s father is interested in becoming more involved in her life, and Klaus works with Damon to train Jeremy Thursday January 17, at 8:00 PM on CW. Check out the Vampire Diaries Weekly Recaps after each episode airs.
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- Violette DeSantis