What’s On Tonight: ‘Baskets’ Is Back, And So Is ‘Drunk History’ And ‘Another Period’

01.23.18 11 months ago

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Baskets (FX, 10:00 p.m.) – With Christine now the CEO/Owner of the rodeo she decides to give Chip his first real job since Arby’s, but that quickly backfires when the guy has problems with the simplest of tasks, like answering the phones.

Drunk History (Comedy Central, 10:00 p.m.) — Evan Rachel Wood, Tiffany Haddish, Mandy Moore, and Busy Phillips honor a trio of heroines in the season five premiere including a woman who fought in the Revolutionary War, an art curator who protected millions of dollars’ worth of art from the Nazi’s, and the “Angel of the Battlefield” during the Civil War

Another Period (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) – Season three kicks off with Lillian and Beatrice taking up Hortense’s mantle and fighting for women’s rights and Peepers starting a war with Father Black Donahue who takes up residence at the manor.

Ellen’s Game of Games (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) – Ellen convinces more couples to compete in games like “Tuba Toothpaste,” “In Your Face Honey,” and “Master Blaster” in front of a live audience. God, people must really love Ellen DeGeneres.

Lethal Weapon (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) – Riggs’ drinking problem catches up with him and Murtaugh is forced to help his daughter navigate boy problems when Trish goes out of town.

Mosaic (HBO, 8:00 p.m.) – Olivia and Eric meet up with Michael and Tom about financing an expansion of Mosaic to other cities.

NCIS (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) – The team is left in a bind as the parents of a teenager who witnessed a hit-and-run disappear with their daughter in the middle of an investigation.

The Flash (CW, 8:00 p.m.) – Barry’s positive attitude about his trial is tested when a familiar villain returns to Central City and it’s Ralph who must take him down.

We’ll Meet Again (PBS, 8:00 p.m.) – Ann Curry’s new documentary series takes a look at some of the most famous events in history as told by people who lived through them. First up: a couple of World War II reunions as a Japanese-American woman sent to an internment camp tries to find her childhood friend and a survivor from a Jewish ghetto searches for the child of the couple who befriended him.

Black Lightning (CW, 9:00 p.m.) – Anissa and Jennifer deal with the aftermath of their harrowing experience as Jefferson Pierce grapples with the consequences of donning the Black Lighting persona once more.

Bull (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) – Bull is tasked with representing a widow suspected of murdering her wealthy husband and making it look like a home invasion gone wrong.

LA -> Vegas (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) – Ronnie struggles with how to handle a passenger she thinks might be cheating on his wife and Captain Dave tries to make a move on an attractive air traffic controller.

This Is Us (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) – Jack and Rebecca contemplate their future while, in the present, Kevin helps Beth and Randall with a big project and Kate considers giving Toby a surprise gift.

The Mick (Fox, 9:30 p.m.) — Mickey and Alba try to return a lost child who somehow made it onto Ben’s school field trip.

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) — A petty officer’s murder leads the team to a family-owned night club where Pride’s mother used to perform weekly.

Chicago Med (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) – Dr. Halstead tries to get Dr. Manning’s son to like him and Dr. Choi struggles to help a woman cope with anorexia.

The Detour (TBS, 10:30 p.m.) – Season two begins with the Parkers ending their year on the run by settling in the last place anyone would expect to find them, Alaska.

LATE NIGHT GUESTS

Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Aaron Paul, Sarah Hyland, AJR

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Alex Rodriguez, Taylor Kitsch, Clive Davis, Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: John Dickerson, Eugene Levy, Midland

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Michael Che, Colin Jost, Jack Antonoff, Ashley McBryde, Brann Dailor

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Jason Reynolds

Conan: Kathy Bates, Louie Anderson, Tune-Yards

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