What to Watch Tonight

Blacklist and Nashville Return, Mom West Wings It, Viola Davis Visits the Actors Studio and More

  • Fox
    Hell's Kitchen

    New time slot alert: The winner of a taste challenge is promised blenders and, for some reason, a trapeze lesson. The chefs also prep meals for a charity event (to benefit those injured on trapezes?).

  • Bravo
    Inside the Actors Studio

    Viola Davis discusses her many career achievements, her new film Fences and the casting of Cicely Tyson as her mother on How to Get Away With Murder.

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Sheldon and Amy return from visiting Mary (recurring guest star Laurie Metcalf), recounting every awful detail from their Texas trip. (Get scoop.)

  • NBC
    The Good Place

    Eleanor learns something about herself; Michael leaves an important decision in Chidi’s hands; Jianyu makes an announcement. (Also tonight: New episodes of Superstore and Chicago Med.)

  • CMT
    Nashville

    Season 5 premiere (two episodes): News about Juliette rattles Nashville; Rayna embarks on a journey of discovery; Scarlett finds it difficult to trust Gunnar; Will catches the eye of a fashion icon. (Get scoop.)

  • ABC
    Truth and Lies: The Menendez Brothers - American Sons, American Murders

    In this two-hour documentary chronicling the original “trial of the century,” Lyle Menendez speaks about what he remembers from the night he and brother Erik killed their parents. (Watch trailer.)

  • CBS
    Mom

    West Wing reunion alert! Bradley Whitford is reunited with Allison Janney, playing one of Adam’s hard-partying pals; Nicole Sullivan (King of Queens) also guest-stars. (Also tonight: New episodes of The Great Indoors, Life in Pieces and Pure Genius.)

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Red asks for a favor; the Task Force investigates an international terrorist; Aram deals with the ramifications of his girlfriend hacking into FBI computers. (Get scoopwhen does Redemption debut?)

  • OWN
    The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Repeat to Revisit: In this February 2011 episode, Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher discuss Fisher’s battle with mental health issues, and later, sing a duet. (Watch Bright Lights trailer.)

  • IFC
    Portlandia

    Season 7 premiere: Fred and Carrie meet with a storytelling expert; a traveler checks into an usual hotel; the weirdos come across a home and bedding store.