TV Highlights: Martha Bakes, Human Target, Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story

'HUMAN TARGET': Chance (Mark Valley) is hired to protect a husband who suspects his wife may be a spy out to kill him.
'HUMAN TARGET': Chance (Mark Valley) is hired to protect a husband who suspects his wife may be a spy out to kill him. (Liane Hentscher)

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Monday, January 31, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS

Martha Stewart breaks down dessert recipes for beginners on her new cooking show "Martha Bakes" (Hallmark Channel at 11 a.m.). Stewart kicks things off with a lesson in making her father's favorite birthday cake, a yellow cake with chocolate frosting.

Monday evening, "World News With Diane Sawyer" (ABC at 6:30) starts a week-long series, "Family on the Brink: What to Do About Mom & Dad," which looks at the difficulties caregivers face taking care of relatives.

"Antiques Roadshow" (WETA and MPT at 8) continues its stay in San Diego with items including a banner featured at George Washington's inaugural ball and a rug that could be worth up to $150,000 for its lucky owner.

On a special Monday night episode, Chance and the team on "Human Target" (Fox at 8) try to help a man who thinks his wife is secretly a Russian spy - and attempting to kill him.

The Donald is a busy man, but before he heads to Las Vegas to help with the Miss Universe Pageant, he visits some great golf courses in Washington and Philadelphia on the second-season opener of "Donald J. Trump's Fabulous World of Golf" (Golf Channel at 9).

"The Greely Expedition," featured on "American Experience" (WETA and MPT at 9), looks at a scientific trip to the High Arctic in 1881, whose team of 25 had only six survivors.

Where does Rachael Ray go when she needs help with a cake? New Jersey, of course. The celebrity chef stops by the fourth-season premiere of "Cake Boss" (TLC at 9) with a special request for Buddy's Hoboken-based cake shop.

Taraji P. Henson stars in the Lifetime original movie "Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story" (Lifetime at 9), playing a teacher whose young son is abducted by his father.

In celebration of Black History Month, TV One debuts the new series "Way Black When" (at 10), airing every weeknight for four weeks. Looking back at pop culture through the decades, the show starts Monday in the 1970s, hosted by a slew of entertainers from Sinbad to Cuba Gooding Jr.

"Chautauqua: An American Narrative" (WETA and MPT at 10) looks at New York's Chautauqua Institution, a learning center for arts and religion that's more than a century old.

Harry believes a man accused of murder is truly innocent on "Harry's Law" (NBC at 10), and tries to get him out of prison.

Singer Justin Bieber and actress Pauley Perrette visit "Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS at 11:35), along with musical guest Best Coast.

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC at 11:35) hosts actor Adam Sandler, Larry the Cable Guy and singer Esperanza Spalding.

- Emily Yahr


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