Friday, February 3rd
We don’t talk about Charlie.
Who Do You Think You Are (NBC, 8 pm) Actor Martin Sheen traces his family tree, hoping to find his ancestors shared his love of activism; Martin discovers a family secret from the 1700s.
Wow, I better pee and have all my snacks ready. I wouldn’t want to miss a single, heart-pounding second of genealogical research.
The Jacksons: An American Dream (TV One, 8 pm) The Gary, Ind., Jacksons guide Michael and their other children to show-business success.
Dream, nightmare–It’s a fine line, really.
Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta (TLC, 9 pm) A bride is confronted with the reality of selecting a gown.
Okay, we’ll invite reality to the wedding. But it’ll have to sit next to your mother.
Supernatural (CW, 9 pm) Dean meets a woman (Sara Canning) at the town bar.
Even for a B-plot, that seems weak.
Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook (PBS, 9 pm) Soundies, an early version of the music video: were produced in New York City, Chicago, and Hollywood between 1940 and 1946, and often including short dance sequences.
Lies! Video Killed the Radio Star was the first music video, and I will not hear any more of this foolishness.
Confessions: Animal Hoarding (Animal Planet, 10 pm) A medical worker secretly hoards dogs.
Now if I can just find a Mexican hairless, I’ll have the whole set!
Spartacus: Vengeance (STARZ, 10 pm) Spartacus and his men liberate a villa; Oenomaus throws himself into the brutal pits.
If you enjoyed 300, but you thought it was kinda hard to follow, Spartacus is for you.
Guard the Ferrari, Lads.
Blue Bloods (CBS, 10 pm) Danny and his family have an encounter with a gunman; Frank prepares to say goodbye to a friend he worked with at ground zero.
While in Hawaii, Frank is chased by two Dobermans.
Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC, 1:30 am) Actor Keegan-Michael Key, actor Jordan Peele, actress; actress Anne Heche.
When did they let Anne Heche out of the booby hatch?
The Wendy Williams Show (BET, 12:00 am) Actor Daniel Radcliffe; reality stars Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jenni “JWoww” Farley.
Oh no. She’s going to ask Daniel Radcliffe about exposing his wang on Broadway, and things can only go downhill from there.