What to Watch Tonight

Reign Returns, Backstrom Begins, 3 Finales and More

  • The CW
    The Vampire Diaries

    Winter premiere: Kai keeps Elena captive as he learns to control his magic; Stefan and Caroline travel to North Carolina in search of a cure for Sheriff Forbes’ cancer.

  • ABC
    The Taste

    Season finale: The last contestants are tasked with crafting two distinctly opposing cuisines. Then, the final three cook up the quintessential three-course meal.

  • CBS
    Mom

    The Plunketts mourn the unexpected loss of a loved one. Clark Duke (The Office, Greek) guest-stars.

  • Fox
    Backstrom

    Series premiere: Politically incorrect Detective Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson, The Office) works alongside Portland’s Special Crimes Unit to investigate the drug-fueled homicide of a college student. Dennis Haysbert (The Unit), Genevieve Angelson (House of Lies) and Kristoffer Polaha (Ringer) also star.

  • The CW
    Reign

    Winter premiere: Mary assists an ailing Condé when she learns he’s the target of a Vatican manhunt; Francis hatches a scheme to end the Dark Riders legend.

  • NBC
    Bad Judge

    Series finale: Drama involving Michelle’s ex-husband threatens Rebecca’s chance at breaking a courtroom record.

  • NBC
    A to Z

    Series finale: Zelda frets when Andrew’s ex (Dreama Walker, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23) crashes at his place, and attempts to set her up with an ex of her own.

  • NBC
    Parenthood

    In the penultimate episode, Amber rushes to the hospital with labor pains, while Camille and Zeek come to a decision regarding Zeek’s health.

  • CBS
    Elementary

    Part 1 of 2: Watson’s new job takes a backseat when she and Holmes re-team to eliminate a threat to Kitty. Stuart Townsend (Betrayal) guest-stars. (Watch a clip.)

  • Sundance
    Babylon

    Robbie discovers just how far his new partners are willing to bend the rules when a bomb threat sends all police units to the scene of the crime.