What’s On TV Tonight? – 1/17/2013

Credit: Shane Mahood/USA Network

Credit: Shane Mahood/USA Network

8:00 PM

American Idol (“Auditions No. 2”) – Hopefuls perform for the judges in Chicago. (FOX)

Last Resort (“The Pointy End of the Spear”) – As Adm. Shepard and Kylie attempt to bring down the president, Marcus tries to surrender the Colorado. (ABC)

30 Rock (“Florida”) – When Jack persuades Liz to go to Florida with him, they make a shocking discovery about his mother; Jenna and Tracy assume responsibility for the show in Liz’s absence, resulting in disaster for Kenneth. (NBC)

The Vampire Diaries (“After School Special”) – Rebekah appears at Mystic Falls High unexpectedly and elicits a shocking piece of information from Elena; Professor Shane reveals too much to the wrong person; Caroline tries to comfort Tyler. (The CW)

Haven (“Reunion”) – Nathan and Duke try to help Audrey search for a troubled killer after a string of murders take place at the Haven High school. (SyFy)

8:30 PM

Parks and Recreation (“Two Parties”) – Ann plans a bachelorette party for Leslie, but Councilman Jamm derails the event; Chris has a game night at Ben’s. (NBC)

9:00 PM

Grey’s Anatomy (“The End Is the Beginning Is the End”) – Derek, Meredith, Arizona and Cristina receive news about the plane crash lawsuit; Richard avoids Catherine’s advances; Jackson takes on one of Mark Sloane’s former patients. (ABC)

The Office (“Suit Warehouse”) – Everyone abuses the office’s new espresso machine; Dwight takes Clark on a sales call; Darryl goes for an interview at Jim’s company; Pam surprises Jim with a visit. (NBC)

The Millionaire Matchmaker (“Dr. Frankenstein & Mr. Hip-Hop”) – Steve Lobel, a Jewish hip-hop manager, wants to settle down; a divorced 40-year-old plastic surgeon made “surgical enhancements” to his last ex-wife. (Bravo)

Anger Management [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Charlie Loses It at a Baby Shower”; “Charlie’s Dad Starts to Lose It”) – Charlie blows up at a baby shower; Charlie wonders if his father is developing Alzheimer’s. (FX)

Project Runway All Stars [SEASON FINALE] (“Go Big or Go Home”) – Three designers are given four days to complete a mini-collection; the winner is chosen. (Lifetime)

Oprah’s Next Chapter – Lance Armstrong addresses the alleged doping scandal, cheating and charges of lying during his career. (OWN)

9:30 PM

1600 Penn (“So You Don’t Want to Dance”) – The president and first lady throw an extravagant gala in hope of rallying support for new education reforms; Skip tries to work up the nerve to ask a mailroom clerk to the event. (NBC)

10:00 PM

NICK’S PICK: Suits (“Blind-Sided”) – Harvey and Mike take on a criminal suit that hits close to home for Mike. (USA)

Scandal (“A Criminal, a Whore, an Idiot and a Liar”) – The White House is rocked by more changes; flashbacks reveal more about the rigged election; Edison makes a shocking accusation. (ABC)

Rock Center With Brian Williams – Director Paul Haggis talks about Scientology; Bob Costas talks about the Lance Armstrong interview; Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner discuss the free school they built in Kibera; hot topics. (NBC)

Archer [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Fugue and Riffs”) – Archer has amnesia and decides the only cure is a spa weekend. (FX)

Buckwild (“Double Trouble”; “Birthday Wishes Can Come True”) – Shae confronts her boyfriend over a cheating scandal; an unwanted guest tests Tyler; Joey is the center of attention on his birthday. (MTV)

King of the Nerds [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Welcome to Nerdvana”) – Teams are picked and alliances are made. (TBS)

10:30 PM

Legit [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot”) – Jim Jefferies takes a close friend with advanced-stage muscular dystrophy on a debauchery-filled road trip to Las Vegas. (FX)


Chelsea Lately has T.I., promoting his album “Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head”; Jeff Wild; Jen Kirkman; Mo Mandel. (11:00 PM, E!)

Conan features Martin Short; David Boreanaz; Jake Bugg. (11:00 PM, TBS)

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart welcomes Actor Lena Dunham. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

The Colbert Report features Author Akhil Reed Amar. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno has Actress Naomi Watts; journalist Richard Engel; Train performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes Actor Mark Wahlberg; actress Jennifer Lopez; Science Bob Pflugfelder. (11:35 PM, ABC)

Late Show With David Letterman features Actor Jeremy Renner; animal expert Jack Hanna. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon has Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger; actress Maggie Q; Michael Kiwanuka performs. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson welcomes Actress Julia Stiles; comic Tom Cotter. (12:35 AM, CBS)


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