“Bones” and “Sleepy Hollow,” 8 and 9 p.m., Fox.
Crossovers can be
tricky – especially when the genres clash. “Bones” stays within
(or near) realism; “Sleepy Hollow” doesn't, it has demons, monsters and Ichabond Crane, a Revolutionary War soldier who somehow
transported to modern times. In this rerun, the shows merge.
no-nonsense type, is startled to find a body that's 200 years old and
headless. Crane – who matches her know-it-all approach –comes to
retrieve it. Soon, Booth and Brennan are visiting Sleepy Hollow ...
but depart before the big finish – a dandy one that includes a
ghost army of Redcoats.
II: “MacGyver” and “Hawaii Five-0,” 8 and 9 p.m., CBS.
In real life,
apparently, escaping from a prison is quite difficult; that's why
we've always tried to avoid committing felonies. But in both of these
shows, people plan escapes.
MacGyver does it
using only batteries and salt; it's part of his plan to help a
druglord escape, then follow him to his secret headquarters. The
“Five-0” escape is more elaborate, involving a deliberate
chemical spill. Six dangerous convicts escape, including Kono's
husband Adam; the team is in pursuit.
Bowl games, all day.
After lots of
warm-ups – obscure bowls, obscue teams –we're getting to the big
time. That peaks at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN, with Michigan (10-2 and ranked No. 6)
and Florida State (9-3 and No. 11) in the Orange Bowl.
Earlier, ESPN has
Georgia (7-5) and Texas Christian (6-6) at noon ET in the Liberty
Bowl, then Tennessee (8-4, No. 21) and Nebraska (9-3) at 3:30 in the
Music City Bowl. Also, at 2 p.m., CBS has Stanford (9-3, No. 18) and
N. Carolina (8-4) in the Sun Bowl.
Badlands,” 5-11 p.m., AMC. It's been almost a year since this
stylish martial-arts film finished its first tiny, six-episode
season. A second season was belatedly ordered, so here's the first
one entirely. In a violent world controlled by barons, a master
fighter links with a youth who bears a key secret.
cable. FX has the two-part “Twilight Saga” finale at 5:30 (2011)
and 8 p.m. (2012). HBO has the first two Tobey Maguire “Spider Man”
films, at 6:20 (2002) and 8:25 p.m. (2004).
Festival,” 8-10 p.m., CW. Here's the start of a special that aired
in October. The second half airs Monday; tonight includes U2,
Pitbull, Billy Idol, Sam Hunt and the Backstreet Boys.
Standing,” 8 p.m., ABC. For Mike, a hardy Denver guy, this rerun
offers the ultimate dilemma: His daughter's wedding shower is on the
same day as a Broncos game.
“Dr. Ken,” 8:31
p.m., ABC. Now that Ken and his wife work at the same clinic, they
feel competitive. Tonight, they try to prove each other wrong about a
10 p.m., CBS. After a good career, a retired police lieutenant is
accused of shooting potential miggers on the subway. He disappears;
Frank, the police commissioner, deals with the fall-out. Also in this
rerun, Frank's son Danny works wtih Baez (Danny's police partner) to
find a way to arrest someone whose crime she witnessed as a child.
p.m., ABC. As a custody fight raged in Minnesota, the wife accused
the husband of being abusive to her and their teen daughters. Then
the girls disappeared; they were found two years later, at a Northern
Minnesota horse farm. The mother has been convicted of hiding them
from authorities and the farm-owners face charges. Barring a late
change, here's a rerun of the story.