TONIGHT’S MIGHT-SEE: “Hawaii Five-0,” 9 p.m., CBS.
Sometimes, we wonder why TV characters even bother going to
high school reunions. Something nasty (murder, usually) generally occurs.
In this rerun, it’s Chin’s reunion. Naturally, the daughter
of a macadamia-nut tycoon has been killed via a stiletto heel. Foul play is
TONIGHT’S MIGHT-SEE II: “Cold Justice” season-finale, 9
This well-made show has big-city women – a former Houston
prosecutor and a former Las Vegas crime-scene investigator – revive small-town
cases. Its second visit to Terre Haute, Ind., has its oldest case yet.
In 1975, Earl Taylor told Terre Haute, Ind., police he came
home and found his wife dead in the bathtub, after a radio fell into the water.
He was later convicted for the death of his second wife. Now – with Taylor out
on parole – the first wife’s elderly mother urges that the case be re-opened.
TONIGHT’S ALTERNATIVE: “The Knick,” 10 p.m., Cinemax.
In last week’s opener, we learned that the head surgeon of
this 1900 hospital is a bigot, an addict and a cruel boss. Now we see that the
administrator is corrupt, taking bribes to cut corners. There are a few good
people, including a black surgeon who’s confined to a basement office and a
slum rooming house.
Don’t expect things to get better soon, in this well-made
but bitter series. Tonight’s episode (again directed by Oscar-winner Steven
Soderbergh) has hints of a typhoid scare and an abortion controversy.
Other choices include:
“Brain Games,” 3-7 pm. and 8 p.m. to 3 a.m., National
Geographic. Here’s a marathon of clever, half-hour reruns, showing quirks of
the brain. An hour-long look at paying attention is at 8 p.m. and 1 a.m.
“Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” 8 p.m., NBC. In a quick
rerun of Monday’s hour, Bear and actor Channing Tatum spend two days traveling
the roughest parts of Yosemite National Park.
“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” 8 p.m., CBS. This rerun has
an entire family disappear.
“Bones,” 9 p.m., Fox. A kidnap victim was killed and the
probe brings fresh suspects. Also in this rerun, Brennan might co-mingle her
money (lots of it, from her books) with her new husband Booth.
“Girl Meets World,” 9:45 p.m., Disney. Back in the first
season of “Boy Meets World,” Cory mocked Stuart Minkus, the smartest kid in
class. Now, two decades later, Cory is s teacher and Stuart (still played by Lee
Norris, who was “Mouth” McFadden in “One Tree Hill”) arrives for career day.
Also, Riley (Cory’s daughter) finally gets a peek at the troubled home life of
her friend Maya.
“Blue Bloods,” 10 p.m., CBS. Holt McCallany, who starred as
a boxing champ in cable’s “Lights Out,” plays a guy who meets Erin during
speed-dating … then faces her in court the next day. Also, one of her brothers
tackles a cold case; the other probes the death of a woman who had secret
“Jonah from Tonga,” 10 p.m., HBO. In an OK episode, Jonah
flirts with success (a music competition) and disaster (a dare from older guys
in a gang).
“Please Like Me,” 10:30 p.m., Pivot. In last week’s
appealing opener, Josh’s mom was on the high end of a bi-polar swing. Now she
crashes and is taken to a private hospital, where he soon likes her neighbors.