TV highlights: Nick surprises Jess for her birthday on ‘New Girl’

January 20

Shana comes back to town with a daunting message from Ali on “Pretty Little Liars”(ABC Family at 8 p.m.) and an invitation to meet with her, but the girls aren’t totally sure Shana is telling the truth.

The contestants are treated to makeovers, fashion guidance from Tim Gunn and visits from their families on “The Biggest Loser” (NBC at 8) before two players are eliminated and the final five are revealed.

It’s almost Jess’s birthday on “New Girl” (Fox at 9) so Nick begins to plan the perfect surprise party for her while Schmidt helps Cece at work and Winston and Coach compete in a bake-off.

SERIES PREMIERE: A kid and his grandmother (and aunt and uncle), who became Internet-famous move to Hollywood and are overwhelmed by the activity around them on the new reality show, “Hollywood Hillbillies” (Reelz at 9).

SERIES PREMIERE: The new reality show “Opposite Worlds” (Syfy at 10) pits the past against the future and gives viewers the chance to control the fate of the contestants, who are almost immediately divided when a glass wall is placed between them.

RETURNING SHOW: “Teen Mom 2” (MTV at 10) opens its fifth season with Jenelle finding out she’s pregnant with her second child and further medical problems for Leah’s baby, Ali.

SERIES PREMIERE: Like a scientifically calculated “Singled Out,” “Are You the One?” (MTV at 11) selects 10 women and, with the help of an extensive matchmaking process, 10 men will be found and perfectly matched for them. The catch: The real matches aren’t revealed, but it’s up to the contestants, through a series of challenges, to decide who their perfect match in the group could be. If all 20 people find their perfect match within the first 10 tries, they’ll all split $1 million.

Actors Andy Samberg and Michael B. Jordan join “The Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with a musical performance from Ellie Goulding.

Actors Adam Sandler and Ali Wentworth are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), with musical guest Sheryl Crow.

Actors Greg Kinnear and Emily Deschanel come by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), with a performance from Young the Giant.

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