New and notable in the week ahead… procrastinator picks are underlined.
- Australian Open (ESPN2, 12:30am, through next week*) – The open continues!
- Electric Company (PBS, 3:30pm*) – A new generation of whatever it was this show did.
- House (Fox, 8pm) – If you’re not a season pass sort of person you should note the new time and rumor has it we will eventually see more of the original casties Cameron and Chase.
- Will Work for Food (Food, 8:30pm) Series Premiere – Next Food Network star competitor Adam Gertler checks out food related jobs.
- Momma’s Boys (NBC, 10pm) Season Finale – Will the mommas and the boys agree on their romantic choices?
- Inauguration (Check Your Local Listings*) – This looks like it goes on all day and night but as I understand it the actual oath taking and inaugural address happen around noon DC time.
- Tour Down Under (Vs, 1pm*) – Lance is back and you can check him out in this tour that runs through Sunday.
- Lost (ABC, 8/9pm, repeats Saturday) Season Premiere – Recapping the previous seasons at 8 then the two hour premiere at 9, I’m kind of curious as to when we’ll be and whether we’ll be doing flash backs or forwards.
- Lie to Me (Fox, 9pm) Series Premiere – If you’re down with The Mentalist, Monk, and/or Psych, this latest guy with great observational skills put Tim Roth in the lie detector seat.
- Winter X Games (ESPN, 6pm, ESPN2, ABC*) – The stars of snow compete in Aspen through Sunday.
- Bones (Fox, 8/9pm) – New time slot for our crime solving duo and the squints.
- Burn Notice (USA, 10pm) Season Premiere – Our ousted spy is still trying to get answers while helping people in this mostly cheesy but fun caper show.
- Wolverine and the X-Men (Nicktoons, 8/8:30pm) Series Premiere – Nothing much going on a friday night so I have stooped to noting cartoons.
- Gone Country (CMT, 8pm) Season Premiere – Non country folks like Justin Guarini and Micky Dolenz try out their country chops.
- Miss America Live (TLC, 8pm) – Being on The Learning Channel I might think Miss America would teach me something.
- US Figure Skating Championship (NBC, 9pm) – If you’re down with the tiny girls spinning around…
- SAG Awards (TNT, 8pm) – Film and TV actors honor each other.
- The Last Templar (NBC, 9pm) – The miniseries continues on Monday as Mira Sorvino and Scott Foley do the sort of find the secret museumy, archaeological kind of thing.
* Check your local times.