State of the Union address, 9 p.m. ET, everywhere.
speech (plus the Republican response by Jodi Ernst, the new Iowa
senator) will dominate the networks tonight.
follow-up coverage continues. It goes to 10:30 p.m. on ABC, CBS and
Fox ... until 11 p.m. on NBC and PBS ... and approximately forever on
CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and Fox Business.
II: “Justified” season-opener, 10 p.m., FX.
The final season
begins with the usual “Justified” attributes – richly drawn
characters and hours that somehow juggle droll wit and sudden bursts
Raylan's old life
has crumbled. Winona – his ex-wife and true love – has moved to
Florida with their baby daughter. His boss (as a U.S. marshal) barely
survived a shooting. Boyd, his nemesis is free and Boyd's angry wife
Ava is out of prison. Now Raylan can move to Florida, if he helps
bring down Boyd ... who, in this terrific opener, plans a bank
robbery, aided (sort of) by dim Dewey Crowe.
ALTERNATIVE: “Living Different” debut, 9 p.m., Oxygen.
On opposite coasts,
likable young women have lives molded by religion. Hannah. a Muslim
convert, sells real estate; her clients, in the free-form California
world, eye her traditional garb warily.
In New York, Dalia
Shusterman, a widowed mom, and Perl Wolfe have a modern look and (in
their rock band, Bulletproof Stockings) a modern sound, but they
follow Hasidic Jewish rules – no shaking hands with men, no
performing when men are in the audience. They seem to have strong
talent, so we're soon rooting for them to succeed with female-only
nights at bars.
Recreation” (NBC) or “MasterChef Junior” (Fox), 8 p.m. Some
networks are sticking to reruns (to avoid State of the Union
complications), but these two hours are new. NBC has Leslie (Amy
Poehler) battling her old boss Ron over the future of possible park
land. Fox's cooking show presents -- briefly and behind glass – a
crocodile and a rattlesnake.
“NCIS,” 8 p.m.,
CBS. In a rerun, the team probes whether a murder was random or the
result of the victim's scheduled meeting with the presaident.
8 p.m., ABC. In a quick rerun of last week's episode, Peggy is close
to finding the stolen technology. Then Jarvis is arrested and a
secret is revealed.
9 p.m., CW. This is the one broadcast network that's skipping the
speech. After a new “Flash” at 8 p.m. (Captain Cold and Heat Wave
pull off a kidnapping), this show finds Sam and Dean redoubling their
efforts to stop the Mark of Cain, after the massacre at the ranch.
Birth,” 9 p.m., ABC Family. Settling into dorm life, Daphne finds
that someone is pranking the deaf kids; she soon challenges him.
Meanwhile, Bay faces an obsatacle in getting her work into an art
showcase; also, Regina finds a new guy, owner of a coffee house she
Guide to Divorce,” 10 p.m., Bravo. Just as she prepares to pitch
her new idea, Abby is thrown off by the arrival of her flashy, brassy
friend (Alanna Ubach) from college days.
10:30 p.m., ABC. In a rerun, things go badly when Dre insists his
kids get jobs.
Molly,” 10:30 p.m., CBS. This reruns the so-so season-opener, with
Molly back from the eight-week writers' workshop, already toting a