What to Watch Tonight: Pretty Little Liars, Cougar Town, and the Season 6 Premiere of Tosh.0

By Andy Daglas

Feb 18, 2014


What to watch on Tuesday, February 18...


8pm, NBC
2014 Winter Olympic Games
Coverage from Sochi includes the women’s Alpine skiing giant slalom gold medal final, the men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe gold medal final, the women’s bobsled competition, and the women’s short track 3000m relay gold medal final.


8pm, Fox
American Idol
Randy Jackson is back to handle mentoring duties as 15 female singers wield their windpipes.


8pm, ABC Family
Pretty Little Liars
Before Spencer can share her concerns about Ezra with her friends, he uses her escalating addiction problem to discredit her. But who will the girls believe in “Free Fall”: the shady educator, or their fellow Liar?


9pm, ABC Family
Twisted
The latest break in the search for his father leaves Danny roiled with doubt, while the latest break in the search for Regina’s killer implicates Mayor Rollins. Meanwhile in “Sins of the Father,” Karen has misgivings about her old buddy Jack, and Charlie keeps a closer eye on Lacey, who suspects a link between Vikram and Gloria.


9pm, Syfy
Face Off
“Cryptic Creatures” tasks the artists with conjuring their very own cryptids, those mythical flora and/or fauna that have thus far eluded the eye of modern science. Notable examples of cryptids include Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and a CW actor with more than 3 percent body fat.


9pm, PBS
The Rise and Fall of Penn Station: American Experience
Opened in 1910, New York City’s original Pennsylvania Station was an eight-acre hub for the East Coast rail network, serviced by 16 miles of underground tunnels. Yet the one-time architectural hallmark lasted only 53 years before giving way to Madison Square Garden. Historians now agree that the fate of this revered public space was sealed when its builder and original tenant, the Pennsylvania Railroad, was traded for St. James Place and one rent-free pass on the light purple properties. (Which of these statements is untrue? Tune in and find out!)


10pm, BET
Being Mary Jane
In “Hindsight is 20/40,” Mary Jane and Andre are on the rocks thanks to a picture. Though to be fair, you’d be upset too if you learned your squeeze was decades older than they looked thanks to a magical portrait in the attic. Meanwhile, Patrick decamps for new digs, Paul Jr. needs help when a drug run sparks violence, and Kara considers relinquishing primary custody of her sons.


10pm, TBS
Cougar Town
Jules frets over Travis’s employability as his college graduation nears in “Time to Move On,” while Ellie tries to get her own son into a prestigious new school by posing with Laurie as a lesbian couple. Elsewhere, Andy celebrates Bro-day with a cat video project.


10pm, ABC
Killer Women
“Daughter of the Alamo” finds Molly teaming up with a misogynistic ex-Ranger after getting a tip about one of his cold cases. Will the retired lawman obtain a grudging respect for Molly, thus learning a valuable lesson about tolerance and feminism in a tidy 42 minutes?


SEASON 6 PREMIERE, 10pm, Comedy Central
Tosh.0
Sports or Consequences returns, Daniel learns his dad’s identity, and something Comedy Central insists on calling “the sexiest web redemption ever” occurs. There is an unshakably zero percent chance I’m asking a follow-up question about that last one, so if you’re curious, I guess you’ll just have to watch.


10:30pm, Comedy Central
Kroll Show
Sketches in “Mother Daughter Sister Wife” include C-Czar tending to a practice baby on Dad Academy, Bobby Bottleservice setting up at Gigolo House, and the Oh Hello guys raising a ruckus at the local Y.


LATE-NITE:
– Jackie Christine, Sunday Carter, Brittish Williams, and Corey Holcomb on The Arsenio Hall Show, Syndicated, check local listings
– Mel Brooks and Langhorne Slim on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– Alex Pettyfer on Chelsea Lately, 11pm, E!
– Kevin Spacey on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Physicist Brian Greene on The Colbert Report, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig, and Lady Gaga on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– U.S. Olympic gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg and Cole Swindell on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35pm, CBS
– Bill O’Reilly, Kit Harrington, and Phantogram on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Ted Danson and Kristen Schaal on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37am, CBS


WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING TONIGHT?

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