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Jan. 18, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight?

Silver Linings Playbook

What’s on TV tonight? The Screen Actors Guild Awards on TBS and TNT, “Silver Linings Playbook” on Showtime (read Melanie Votaw’s notes here), and the Lifetime movie, “Flowers in the Attic,” which Belle Wong wrote about here, and which already has a sequel in the works. Here’s the rundown.

7 p.m. 

Flowers in the Attic | Lifetime
Four siblings are locked away in their wealthy grandparents’ attic following the tragic death of their father and are subjected to harsh treatment at the hands of their ruthless grandmother.

Screen Actors Guild Awards | TBS | TNT
Outstanding film and TV performances are honored at the 20th annual gala from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. Rita Moreno receives the Life Achievement Award.

8 pm

Atlantis | BBC
Pandora’s Box
Things are starting to get romantic between Hercules and Medusa, that is, until she’s suddenly kidnapped by a cruel moneylender named Kyros, who demands a precious and powerful artifact from Hades as ransom.

Auction Hunters | SPK
Separation Anxiety
With Ton missing, Allen struggles to keep the shop afloat while training Elle to work an auction.

Austin City Limits | PBS
fun.; Dawes
Indie-pop band fun. and folk-rockers Dawes perform.

Silver Linings Playbook | SHOe
A bipolar man named Pat attempts to get his life together after spending eight months in an asylum following assault charges. He soon bonds with a promiscuous widow, and offers to be her partner for a local dance competition if she’ll help him contact his ex-wife.

When Calls the Heart | HALMRK
Cease and Desist
Eviction notices are sent to miners’ widows so that new recruits can receive housing. However, Elizabeth devises a strategy to keep the widows in town.

Zombieland | Syfy
A cowardly shut-in (Jesse Eisenberg) teams up with a seasoned zombie slayer (Woody Harrelson) and two resilient young girls to battle the legions of the undead. Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin.
8:30 pm

Thrift Hunters | SPK
The Good, the Rad, and the Ugly!
“Thrifting” experts Jason and Bryan shop secondhand stores in Las Vegas and Boulder City, Nev., in search of profitable items in the series premiere.

9 pm

Boxing:Pascal-Bute (light heavyweights) | starts at: 9:15 | HBOe
Pascal-Bute (light heavyweights)
Scheduled: Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KOs) takes on Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 17 KOs) in a light-heavyweight fight in Montreal. Bute is coming off a November win over Denis Grachev, while Pascal knocked out George Blades last September.

The Graham Norton Show | BBC
Sylvester Stallone; Robert De Niro; Carey Mulligan; Jonah Hill; Jake Bugg.

10 pm

Animation Domination High-Def | FOX
A block of animated comedies, including “Lucas Bros. Moving Co.” and “Golan the Insatiable.”
10:30 pm

Saturday Night Live | starts at: 10:29 | NBC
Drake hosts and is the music guest.


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