TONIGHT’S MUST-SEE: “Enlisted,” 9 p.m., Fox.
Buried in an awful timeslot, this fairly clever show went
largely unnoticed in its first two weeks. Now Fox has nudged it ahead a half-hour,
to benefit from a solid “Bones” lead-in.
To launch the new slot, Fox is setting aside the planned
episode – a pretty good one, with lots of pranks and sight gags – and going
with this one. Pete (Geoff Stults), the supersoldier, looks for a way to
distance himself from the rag-tag platoon that includes his two younger
TONIGHT’S MIGHT-SEE: “Dracula” finale, 10:01 p.m., NBC.
Flawed from the start, this series moved Count Dracula to
Victorian England, where he pretended to be an American mogul. Ratings have
been weak, but NBC has this hour may able to wrap up some things.
Grayson is ready for another attempt to demonstrate
electricity. Mina learns why he’s obsessed with her. And Lady Jane and her
huntsmen, trying to slay London’s vampires, collide with him.
TONIGHT’S ALTERNATIVE: “Banshee,” 10 p.m., Cinemax.
Ever since “Romeo and Juliet,” opposite-world romances have
floundered. Now two teens – one from the reservation, the other from the Amish
community – try romance.
That sets off two brutal fight scenes and a compelling story
that will continue next week. So, perhaps, will another story: A stranger
arrives who could complicate the sheriff’s careful web of lies.
Other choices include:
“Bones,” 8 p.m., Fox. It probably shouldn’t surprise us that
Sweets (John Francis Daley) is a skilled chess player. When a disliked champion
has been killed, he goes undercover.
“Last Man Standing,” 8 p.m., ABC. Boyd is supposed to
research his school’s namesake. His report – aided by others – sparks a drive
to rename the school.
“The Neighbors,” 8:30, ABC. Debbie has trouble returning to
school, especially when a professor flirts with her. Now Marty is home with
their daughter, who mourns a failed romance.
“The Real Mary Poppins,” 9 p.m., PBS (check local listings).
Using footage from a 2002 documentary and the current “Saving Mr. Banks,” this
film profiles “Poppins” author Pamela Travers.
“Hawaii Five-0,” 9 p.m., CBS. In a rerun from last season,
the body has been found of a girl who was kidnapped 10 years ago. Now another
girl has been kidnapped and the team races to find her.
“Raising Hope,” 9:30, Fox. Jimmy has a new way to ease
tension with Sabrina: They’ll try fencing. Meanwhile, his parents squabble
while nudging a romance with Maxine (Molly Shannon) and Barney.
“Blue Bloods,” 10 p.m., CBS. This rerun has Danny (Donnie
Wahlberg) assigned, appropriately, to anger-management class. Meanwhile, his
dad, the police commissioner, tries to help a young Turkish woman.
“Music Makes the City,” 10 p.m., PBS (check local listings).
For 65 years, Louisville has commissioned classical compositions. Here is
vintage film plus new interviews, including composer Elliot Carter at 100.