TV highlights: The ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ finale


AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN: The new Supreme is revealed on the season finale. (Michele K. Short/FX)
January 28

Boomer Esiason and Sarah Shani host “Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2014” (CBS at 8 p.m.), a look at the best commercials to air during past Super Bowls, with viewers voting on which one should be considered the “best commercial.” A number of this year’s most-hyped advertisements will also be teased.

Auditions continue on “American Idol” (Fox at 8) with the judges and Ryan Seacrest heading to Salt Lake City.

On “Miley Cyrus: MTV Unplugged” (MTV at 9), the songstress will play her biggest hits stripped down, and sans teddy bears and foam finger.

RETURNING SHOW: Season 3 of “Toy Hunter” (Travel at 9) opens with Jordan in Staten Island with rapper DMC to find iconic toys from the 1970s.

“Hawking” (WMPT at 10) is a new one-hour documentary about the famed physicist Stephen Hawking. It features interviews with the man himself, as well as his friends and family, who give a distinct perspective on his life from childhood to icon.

SERIES PREMIERE: The four-part miniseries “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond” (BBC America at 10) chronicles the life and times of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. The show stars Dominic Cooper as author-to-be Fleming, a sophisticated maverick whose life was turned around by World War II and the spying racket.

Part 1 of the “Top Chef” (Bravo at 10) finale has the chefs in Maui, where the final three learn which chef from “Last Chance Kitchen” will be rejoining the competition. A double elimination at the end of the episode will leave two chefs to fight it out in the finale.

FINALE WATCH: Through the power of the seven wonders, a new Supreme is revealed and rises in the season finale of “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX at 10).

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and actor B.J. Novak stop by “The Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), along with a Top Ten list presented by NBA Commissioner David Stern and a musical performance from Against Me.

Television host Bill Maher and actress Whitney Cummings are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), with musical guest Jennifer Nettles.

Actor Andy Garcia and chef Norman Van Aken swing by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), with a musical performance from Broken Bells.

— Rachel Lubitz

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