What to Watch Tonight: Pretty Little Liars Goes Noir, Twisted Returns, and Linda Cardellini Visits New Girl
What to watch on Tuesday, February 11...
2014 Winter Olympic Games
Primetime coverage from Sochi includes the men’s snowboarding men's gold medal final, pairs’ figure skating short program, women's slopestyle freestyle skiing gold medal final, and women's individual K-95 ski jumping gold medal final.
8pm, ABC Family
Pretty Little Liars
I was three minutes and four shots into a bottle of the best whiskey five bucks can buy, when she sauntered into my office. Sure, she was pretty. But it didn’t take a poly to tell this dame was a liar. Said her name was “Shadow Play.” Said she needed me to spread the word that she was a film noir-style episode. That’s my job. I’m a pop culture writer. You might say I was reluctant. You might also say I was broke. I took the case. Told the people that this week, a pill-addled Spencer stumbles into a black-and-white world full of characters seedier than a watermelon convention. It’s the stuff dream sequences are made of. Did I suspect this dame would double-cross me with a last-minute plot twist? Sure, I’m no rookie. But she also had legs all the way to the third ad break. Call me a sucker.
SEASON 1 FINALE, 8pm, Fox
“Enemies of Bill” and “Have a Heart… Attack!” find a pickled Crawford befouling the Whittemores’ couch and Eli’s insouciance landing one of the Sachs men in the hospital. More importantly, they find Dads at long last shuffling off this primetime TV coil, hopefully straight into the Let Us Never Speak of This Again file.
WINTER PREMIERE, 9pm, ABC Family
On the lam, Danny seeks out Jo’s help and comes clean to her and Lacey about Aunt Tara’s fate. Meanwhile in “Dead Men Tell Big Tales,” Lacey provides Kyle with a new lead on Regina’s murder, and Danny has reason to believe his dad may be less deceased than previously thought.
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid: American Experience
A look at the true exploits of the notorious Wild West scoundrels, whose daring robberies and clashes with the Pinkertons as the leaders of the Wild Bunch made them icons of the era.
“Sister” brings Jess’s loose-cannon sibling to town in the form of Linda Cardellini, throwing the loft into disarray and perhaps inspiring Winston to serenade her with a Styx tune. Away from home, Schmidt ropes Nick into co-crashing a bar mitzvah, and Winston’s dinner party draws a lighter turnout than he’d hoped.
Now that Charles and Vivian (Marilu Henner) are an item, Jake’s determined to keep him from going “Full Boyle” and escalating things too quickly. On the beat, Capt. Holt squares off with a new nemesis while Rosa and Amy laugh off a friendly neighborhood “superhero.”
Alison is assaulted in “Kill the Messenger,” sending Raylan down to Harlan in full-blown vengeance mode. Boyd, too, is focused on protecting his better half in the wake of Ava’s prison transfer.
It’s time for the annual cul-de-sac yard sale in “Learning to Fly,” where Laurie drops some lessons about karma after Jules fibs to customers. Meanwhile, Andy bets Ellie that she can’t spend one full day snark-free, and Bobby sets out to conquer his roller coaster phobia.
Being Mary Jane
In “Exposed,” the year’s biggest gala finds Mary Jane bumping into David while Paul Sr. impresses Helen with a swanky gift. Away from the festivities, Mary Jane faces a dilemma when a friend commits an breach of journalistic ethics.
Molly probes the killing of a basketball star, and naturally the prime suspect is [puts on sunglasses] a shooting guard. [YEEEAAAHHH!] Elsewhere in “In and Out,” a tip leads Dan to nab a suspect, and Becca prepares to drop a bombshell on Billy.
– Mekhi Phifer and Hardcore Pawn on The Arsenio Hall Show, Syndicated, check local listings
– Aubrey Plaza, Joel Kinnaman, and Toni Braxton & Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– A celebration of Fashion Week on Chelsea Lately, 11pm, E!
– Author Elizabeth Kolbert on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on The Colbert Report, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Gary Oldman, Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman and Malcom Smith, and Crosses on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Jason Alexander and Regina Hall on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37am, CBS
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING TONIGHT?
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