TV highlights: ‘Enlisted’ premieres on Fox


ENLISTED: A military-set family comedy based at a small Florida Army post, the show centers on three brothers and the group of misfits who surround them. (Jordin Althaus/FOX)
January 9, 2014

On “Bones” (Fox at 8 p.m.), Brennan dreams about Christopher Pelant while investigating the death of a girl who was murdered 18 years ago, and a suspect for the case turns out to be one of Hodgins’s ex-friends.

Maggie is in pretty major trouble on “The Carrie Diaries” (CW at 8) when she accidentally enlists in the Army. Meanwhile, Sebastian backs out of Valentine’s Day plans with Carrie, and both Walt and Bennet receive shocking news.

Host Oprah Winfrey checks up on actors Ralph Macchio and Peter Scolari, musician Kenny Loggins and twin actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (OWN at 8).

The “Live From Lincoln Center” series brings us “Richard Tucker at 100: An Opera Celebration” (WMPT at 9), a celebration of the legendary tenor’s centenary. Includes performances from Stephen Costello, Renee Fleming and Stephanie Blythe.

SERIES PREMIERE: A comedy from the producers of “Cougar Town,” “Enlisted” (Fox at 9:30) is about three brothers (Chris Lowell, Geoff Stults, Parker Young) on a small Florida army base and the group of misfits who surrounds them.

Van Helsing has a falling out with Grayson that leaves him impatient for revenge on “Dracula” (NBC at 10), while Lady Jane learns that Dracula has returned to London just as The Order intensifies its hunt.

SERIES PREMIERE: Dean Cain hosts “10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty” (Spike at 10), a weekly competition show in which Sasquatch hunters have to find proof of the elusive creature.

A dangerous new type of heroin hits the streets on “Blue Bloods” (CBS at 10), so Danny is ordered to track down the distributor while Frank works on removing the drug from his district.

SERIES PREMIERE: A team of researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention travels to Antarctica and finds something that could kill us all on “Helix” (Syfy at 10). Billy Campbell (“The Killing”; “Once and Again”) stars in this drama/thriller.

RETURNING SHOW: On the Season Two opener of “Banshee” (Cinemax at 10), Lucas continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by a pack of shadowy gangsters.

Stand-up comedian and actor Jeff Altman comes to the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with a musical performance from Red Fang.

Actor Kevin Bacon and comic/talk show host Sherri Shepherd stop by “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), with musical guest Mary Lambert.

— Rachel Lubitz

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