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What’s On TV Tonight? – Listings for 01/04/2015

Downton Abbey returns to the U.S. for Season 5! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the listings for 01/04/2015:

7:00 PM ET

America’s Funniest Home Videos – A little boy runs away from the school bus; basketball mishaps; Ice Bucket Challenges gone wrong; a boy wishes for Spiderman to be real. (ABC)

60 Minutes – U.S. Gen. John Campbell and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani talk about the future of Afghanistan; a choir in Harlem for mature adults. (CBS)

Dateline NBC (“Starting Over”) – Inspirational people who overcame challenges include Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen and former Miss Teen USA and cyber-safety advocate Cassidy Wolf; escaping from risky situations; a healthier diet. (NBC)

8:00 PM ET

The Simpsons (“The Man Who Came to Be Dinner”) – The Simpsons board the wrong ride at Dizzneeland and end up being held captive at a zoo on Kang and Kodos’ home planet. (FOX)

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (“50 Shades of Shade”) – Cynthia and Peter hunt for a location for Bar One; Phaedra continues to move on with her life while she and Apollo are living under the same roof; Kandi hosts a sex-and-relationships party, bringing together NeNe and Claudia for the first time. (Bravo)

Galavant [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Pilot; Joust Friends”) – Sir Galavant falls into a drunken despair after losing his true love to the evil King Richard; Galavant enters a jousting tournament against a boastful rival (John Stamos); King Richard asks Gareth to help him become more masculine. (ABC)

Madam Secretary (“Standoff”) – Elizabeth’s wedding anniversary celebration is cut short when political tension forces her to re-examine an extradition deal she made; Elizabeth’s son is injured while Blake is watching him. (CBS)

Dateline NBC (“After Midnight”) – Campus cops make a terrible discovery in a dorm room after a boyfriend’s weekend visit goes horribly wrong. (NBC)

The Great British Baking Show (“Biscuits”) – The bakers create biscuits for a cheese course; Mary’s florentines recipe; three-dimensional biscuit scenes. (PBS)

Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Welcome Back to Hell”) – Eight contestants will compete in three new challenges; the winner will earn the right to take on the Skullbuster for a chance at $10,000. (CMT)

Guy’s Grocery Games [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Family Style: Kids Rule!”) – Four competing families must cook breakfast using 5 lbs. of ingredients; preparing a hot lunch using only ingredients whose name begins with the letter R. (Food Network)

The Librarians (“And the Fables of Doom”) – The librarians travel to a town where fairy tales come to life and attack. (TNT)

8:30 PM ET

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (“Beach House”) – Jake ruins a detectives-only getaway to Charles’ beach house by inviting Holt; Charles helps Rosa be romantic with her new boyfriend; Gina tries to get Amy drunk. (FOX)

What's On TV Tonight - Listings for 01-04-2015

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9:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Downton Abbey [SEASON PREMIERE] – Old attitudes change when a working class prime minister is elected; Robert is snubbed by the village. (PBS)

Resurrection (“Prophecy”) – Jacob and Margaret go missing during a violent storm that knocks out the power; another visitor arrives. (ABC)

The Good Wife (“Hail Mary”) – As Cary gets ready for incarceration by working with a prison consultant, the members of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart do everything they can to help him; Alicia starts debate preparation. (CBS)

The Celebrity Apprentice [SEASON PREMIERE] (“May the Gods of Good Pies Be With Us”) – The celebrities create and sell pies for charity; members of the women’s team complain about their project manager. (NBC)

Family Guy (“Stewie, Chris & Brian’s Excellent Adventure”) – When Stewie and Brian use the time machine to help Chris learn about history, the three accidentally get stuck in the past. (FOX)

Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons [SEASON FINALE] (“Best Friends With Benefits”) – When Khloé enjoys a night of drinking, Kourtney gets angry and accuses her of recklessly putting Scott’s sobriety in jeopardy; after Malika drunkenly kisses Khloé, Khloé starts to question what their friendship really means. (E!)

Oprah Prime (“Celebrating Dr. King and the Selma Marches 50 Years Later”) – Actor David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay discuss the upcoming film “Selma” and the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic. (OWN)

Thicker Than Water [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Act Like a Sister”) – The Tankards kick off the summer with a garden party to celebrate Cyrene’s graduation from high school, and the celebration stirs up jealousy among the other siblings; the family decides to take a trip to Baltimore to visit Jewel’s sister, Junetta. (Bravo)

Worst Cooks in America [SEASON PREMIERE] (“It Just Keeps Getting Worse”) – The fourteen new recruits, nominated by family and friends for their horrendous cooking skills, are selected to compete in a grueling culinary boot camp. (Food Network)

Sister Wives [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Growing Up & Moving Out”) – Two more daughters are graduating high school in the same year, and the parents come up with hilarious ways to embarrass the teens at their graduation parties; Janelle opens up to the family therapist; Robyn’s oldest son goes into surgery. (TLC)

9:30 PM ET

Bob’s Burgers (“Midday Run”) – Tina gets Gene and Louise to help ensure she gets a big hall-monitor promotion; Linda adorns the walls of the restaurant with napkins decorated by customers. (FOX)

10:00 PM ET

Revenge (“Epitaph”) – As Victoria and Emily grieve, they reunite against a common enemy; David takes action to protect the ones he loves. (ABC)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (“The Greater Good”) – The team learns that the main suspect in a series of killings is being released due to a lack of evidence. (CBS)

Oprah’s Master Class (“Civil Rights”) – Stories from the civil rights era from the late Dr. Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Lionel Richie and Berry Gordy Jr.; more stories from Condoleezza Rice, Lenny Kravitz, Morgan Freeman, Alicia Keys and Jay-Z. (OWN)

Total Divas (“Her Highness”) – The Bella family erupts when Nikki discovers the truth about John; a member of UK wrestling royalty, Paige, takes the Divas division by storm. (E!)

Cutthroat Kitchen (“The Long Tools and Shortcake of It”) – One chef must make breakfast hash in a bunk bed; a chef must recreate host Alton Brown’s hike out of the Grand Canyon; a chef must make strawberry shortcake with long tools. (Food Network)

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