“The Blacklist,” 9 p.m., NBC.
Last week, this show
returned from its winter nap with an hour that was both sensational
and silly. (In a close-mouthed world, why would both Red and Ressler
blurt out the location of the witness who could save Liz?) Our heroes
averted a Cabal plot to grab Liz; now she's headed to FBI
That, alas, was the
start of a two-parter. The Cabal people are still determined to kill
her before she can tell what she knows about their schemes; Red
maneuvers to keep her alive. We'll expect a big finish.
“Angel From Hell,” 9:30 p.m., CBS.
Lawson) had a memorable time in last week's opener. She split from
her fiance and her best friend (who had cheated together); also, she
met Amy, who claimed to be her guardian angel.
Now we learn that
Allison had a falling-out with yet another friend; her solution – a
flawed-but-funny one -- includes Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the
Block. Like the opener, this has some funny moments; still, Amy (Jane
Lynch) is written so starkly that it's difficult to find her funny or
ALTERNATIVE: “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret,”
10 p.m., IFC
daft series is ending its season almost as soon as it started. If you
missed the first three episodes ... well, they have an early-morning
rerun, from 6-7:30 a.m.; then the final three air tonight.
Todd (David Cross)
has ade up with Alice Bell, the British chef; now his product
(Thunder Muscle) is sponsoring her garden party ... which, of course,
he manages to ruin. Then he's desperate to return to Portland, to
prevent the dream he had from becoming a reality.
ALTERNATIVE II: “Colony” debut, 10 p.m., USA; reruns at 1 a.m.
A year ago, aliens
took over Earth ... then created a Trump-type wall and a system of
We don't see the
aliens, but we do see the Earthlings – politicians and guards and
such – who make it work. And we see tough resisters. Josh Holloway
(“Lost”) and Sarah Callies (“Prison Break” and “Walking
Dead”) play a husband-and-wife, struggling with ethical choices.
Slow-moving and ominous, this is a far cry from the blue-sky dramas
of USA's past, but it's generally worth the effort.
8-10 p.m., Fox. Here's another two-hour chunk of auditions. They'll
wrap up next Wednesday and Thursday.
World Dog Awards,
8-10 p.m., CW. There are some serious moments, honoring a therapy dog
and re-uniting a solider with the dog who's been waiting at home.
Alongside that, there are moments to honor a bike-riding dog, a
funny-costume dog and more. George Lopez hosts and Kristin Maldonado
of Pentatonix sings “Over the Rainbow,” marking the lifetime
award for Toto of “The Wizard of Oz.”
“The Big Bang
Theory,” 8 p.m., CBS. Sheldon grumbles enough when he's healthy;
now imagine him when he's sinck. Soon, the others start scheming
about a Sheldon-free weekend.
“Mom,” 9 p.m.,
CBS. Life became complicated when Christy's ex-husband moved in with
Candace (Sara Rue). Now comes a fresh twist: Candace's rich and
charming father (Harry Hamlin, 64) is attracted to Christy (Anna
“Shades of Blue,”
10 p.m., NBC. Fresh from watching Jennifer Lopez judge “Idol”
auditions, we can catch the second episode of her cop show. Last
week, she was nabbed for corruption and forced to spy on her tough
boss (Ray Liotta). Now he's increasingly paranoid, trying to find the
ALSO: “Gone With
the Wind” (1939), an all-time classic, airs at 8 p.m. ET on Turner
Classic Movies. At 8 p.m., some viewers may prefer action -- “Mad
Max: Fury Road” (2015), on HBO – or animated sequesl: Disney has
“Cars 2” (2011); FX has “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2”