What’s On Tonight: ‘You, Me, And The Apocalypse’ Premieres And ‘Portlandia’ Goes Through A Mid-Life Crisis

01.28.16 3 years ago 6 Comments

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You, Me and the Apocalypse (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) — Jenna Fischer, Rob Lowe and Megan Mullally star in this apocalyptic sitcom heralded as NBC’s best since Parks & Rec. We’d go on, but we’re pretty sure you signed up after you read Rob Lowe’s name.

Portlandia (IFC, 10:00 p.m.) — Even hipsters go through mid-life crises, especially when they visit the gyno.

Baskets (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — Chip becomes a mentor for a new rodeo clown while he struggles with some issues at home (mainly that he doesn’t have one).

Workaholics (Comedy Central, 10:00 p.m.) — Here, kitty kitty … Blake and Jillian adopt a cat, because they definitely strike you as responsible pet parents.

The Blacklist (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) — Red and Liz go medieval on a group of assassins using tools from the Middle Ages to carry out their vigilante agenda.

Shades of Blue (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — Harlee accidentally aids Stahl’s investigation while Loman wrestles his demons over the shooting of an unarmed suspect. Also, Ray Liotta flexes those veins in his forehead in a heated exchange, probably.

DC Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 8:00 p.m.) — Professor Stein somehow manages to talk to his past self without disrupting the space-time continuum, and a piece of The Atom’s suit turns up in the wrong hands.

American Idol (FOX, 8:00 p.m.) — They’re weeding out the fringe talent in the second round of Hollywood competition.

The 100 (The CW, 9:00 p.m.) — Abby focuses on work instead of family and Murphy decides he’d like to be a turncoat bastard.

Angel From Hell (CBS, 9:30 p.m.) — Amy invites herself to fill a new position at Allison’s dermatology practice because everyone loves when their friends meddle with their careers.

London Spy (BBCA, 10:00 p.m.) — The second part of this five-part mini-series that focuses on two star-crossed lovers, one of whom happens to be an investment banker/covert foreign operative.

Elementary (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) — Holmes and Watson expose the terrible dangers associated with universities that turn a profit, as if John Oliver didn’t already shine a light on that dastardly sect of society.

Colony (USA, 10:00 p.m.) — Katie’s allegiance to the cause wavers as she tackles her first major mission. And, like every pair of parents in the history of time, they have some concerns about their son’s girlfriend.

Idiotsitter (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) — The courts make an exception for Gene’s house arrest order so that she can attend a funeral, but she basically re-enacts the shopping spree scene from Blank Check instead.

Late Night Guests

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert — Josh Brolin, John Dickerson, Erin Brockovich and Aubrie Sellers

Conan — Jack Black, Rob Kazinsky and Ty Dolla $ign

The Daily Show — Ryan Lizza

Jimmy Kimmel Live — Ewan McGregor, Hannibal Buress and Tory Lanez

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