The Vampire Diaries 2014

Jan. 30, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight?

Greg Kinnear in Rake

What’s on TV tonight? New episodes of The Vampire Diaries (100th episode!), Community, Rake and Pawn Stars. Here’s the rundown.

8 pm Eastern

American Idol | FOX
Auditions #6
Auditions continue.

Community | NBC
Analysis of Cork-Based Networking
Annie and Professor Hickey prepare for the midterm dance and must navigate power struggles with the custodial, IT and parking staff.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: WatchNTweet | TLC
In an enhanced episode, the family take an RV journey—in lieu of June and Sugar Bear’s honeymoon—that includes a tour of an animal safari, a stop at a children’s museum and a visit to a candy shop.

NBA Basketball:Cavaliers at Knicks | TNT
Cavaliers at Knicks
Cleveland at New York. Kyrie Irving blitzed the Knicks for 37 points and 11 assists in a 109-94 Cleveland win on Dec. 10. Luol Deng has since joined the Cavs, who’ve dropped four in a row at MSG.

Shakira: Off the Charts | E!
Shakira debuts a music video and is interviewed.

The Big Bang Theory | CBS
The Convention Conundrum
Unable to score tickets for Comic-Con, Sheldon decides to stage his own comic-book convention, while the ladies attempt to act like “grown-ups.”

The Taste | ABC
Go Green
The nine remaining competitors prepare vegetarian dishes.

The This Old House Hour | PBS
Arlington Italianate Project 2014: Getting to Level
The system for leveling out the ceiling in the open kitchen and the floor in the finished basement is explained; and a hole is cut for a new window. Also: landscape architect Cricket Beauregard explains her vision for the shady front yard. In the second half: “waffle gardening,” which is a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate, is explained; mechanical dampers are added to a forced-air heating system; and a way to bisect angles is demonstrated.

The Vampire Diaries | CW
The Devil Inside
Enzo brings Damon a gruesome present and insists that they bond by committing an act of revenge; Matt impulsively decides to throw a party; Caroline makes a stunning confession to Elena; Aaron tries to make amends for his family’s past misdeeds; Elena faces a life-threatening situation with only minutes to figure out how to save herself.

8:30 pm Eastern

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: WatchNTweet | TLC
Hubba Bubba!
In an enhanced episode, the RV journey continues with a visit to the seashore for the girls’ first surfing lesson, and concludes with a decadent Southern meal.

Parks and Recreation | NBC
Ann and Chris
Ann and Chris spend their last night in Pawnee saying goodbye to their friends at a party thrown by Leslie, who’s determined to fulfill a promise before they go. Meanwhile, Tom, Ben, Ron and Andy get to work finding the perfect going-away present.

The Millers | CBS | starts at: 8:31
Driving Miss Crazy
Nathan gets frustrated when he is forced to drive Carol around town on errands, so Debbie volunteers Adam to drive her and the two form an unexpected bond.

9 pm Eastern

Chopped Canada | FOOD
All’s Fair in Cooking and War
Shucking skills are tested when the chefs receive appetizer baskets filled with seafood. Later, entrées are made with quail; and the final dessert battle comes down to the best ice cream.

Couples Therapy | VH1
The couples’ sex lives are addressed in group therapy. Also: Sada’s upbringing comes into play; and Ghost reveals news to Kelsey.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo | TLC
Get a Job
June offers to buy a pool after Alana and Pumpkin dig a hole in the yard, but only if they earn money for it; Jessica’s date with her boyfriend is chaperoned by the whole family.

Impact Wrestling | SPIKE
Action in Glasgow, Scotland includes Genesis aftermath, and the Bro Mans vs. Eric Young and Abyss.

Pawn Stars | HIST
Smurf and Turf
A 19th-century Fisk iron casket; a huge collection of Smurf memorabilia.

Project Runway: Under the Gunn | LIFE
Red Carpet Showdown
The designers and mentors take a Hollywood bus tour and are tasked with creating a red-carpet look for a celebrity.

Rake | FOX
A Close Shave
Keegan defends three Amish bakers when they’re accused of attempted murder for shaving off the beard of a bishop who was trying to save a woman he thought was in danger. Meanwhile, Scarlet and Ben plan a recommitment ceremony; and Keegan meets a woman on social media who shares his penchant for gambling.

Reign | CW
An assassination attempt is made on Bash’s life, and Catherine appears to be responsible for it. Meanwhile, Mary offers assistance to a jailed peasant who has a curious link to Bash; and Lola tries to stop Catherine from meddling with Bash and Mary.

Saturday Night Live Presents a SNL Sports Spectacular | NBC
Presenting a compilation of sports-theme sketches from “Saturday Night Live.” Seth Meyers hosts.

The Crazy Ones | CBS | starts at: 9:01
Simon Roberts Was Here
Simon loses a creativity contest to a research analyst, so Zach and Andrew try to help him refocus and get his confidence back. Elsewhere, Sydney bonds with a cat, causing her to worry if this will stifle her future relationships with fellow humans.

The Millionaire Matchmaker | BRAVO
Singer-songwriter Katrina Parker (“The Voice”) and a 36-year-old chiropractor are Patti’s clients.

White Collar | USA
Diamond Exchange
In the season finale of White Collar, Neal and Peter race to find a treasure hidden beneath New York City before it falls into the wrong hands.

9:30 pm Eastern

Anger Management | FX
Charlie Sets Jordan Up With a Serial Killer
Jordan does an unusual favor for Charlie.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo | TLC
Funk Shway
The family consider moving when their house starts to feel small, so June puts together a wish list of what they want. Also: A trip to a blueberry festival includes Alana’s participation in a pie-eating contest.

Two and a Half Men | CBS | starts at: 9:31
Bite Me, Supreme Court
Marty proposes to Evelyn, so Alan and Walden throw the millionaire a bachelor party. Guest stars include Carl Reiner, Tim Conway, Steve Lawrence and Garry Marshall.

10 pm Eastern

Crazy Hearts: Nashville | A&E
All Trucked Up
Leroy moves on from Hannah; Hannah attempts to form an unlikely alliance with Heather; and Jimmy takes a vocal lesson.

Elementary | CBS | starts at: 10:01
Dead Clade Walking
Watson examines one of Sherlock’s cold cases and discovers that an unsolved murder is connected to a rare prehistoric fossil. Meanwhile, Holmes enters uncharted territory when his duties as a sobriety sponsor cross his personal boundaries.

House Hunters | HGTV
Young Couple Disagrees on Style and Color in Birmingham, Michigan
A couple search for a fully renovated home with historic charm that’s priced less than $400,000 in Birmingham, Mich.

King of the Nerds | TBS
The nerds’ knowledge of science is tested. Appearing: Bill Nye; Mayim Bialik; and Blake Marggraff.

Mob Wives | VH1
Natalie hosts a Halloween bash at her funeral home. Meanwhile, a surprise guest arrives as Drita works on her hip-hop track; and Ang addresses baby issues.

Ridiculousness | MTV
Jenna Marbles
YouTube personality Jenna Marbles helps break down outrageous viral videos.

Toned Up | BRAVO
Two’s Company But Three’s a Crowd
Katrina and Karena must postpone shooting their DVD until their last day in Maui due to a succession of glitches. As friction rises between them, they must scramble to finish the project in time and on budget.

Welcome to Myrtle Manor | TLC
Doublewide Pride
Amanda hopes to get in shape to impress Brock; Marvin tries to catch an underwear thief; Roy wants to hire a masseuse at Tangulls; a radio station announces the winner of the Myrtle Beach trailer-park contest.

10:30 pm Eastern

House Hunters International | HGTV
Embracing Roots in Hong Kong, China
A woman of Chinese descent moves with her boyfriend to Hong Kong.

Jerks With Cameras | MTV
Uncontrollable puking; offensive news reporting.

NBA Basketball: Clippers at Warriors | TNT
Clippers at Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State. The Warriors nipped L.A. 105-103 in a spirited Christmas Night contest that saw Draymond Green and Blake Griffin ejected. The season series is tied 1-1.

Toned Up | BRAVO
Change a Comin’
Katrina and Karena decide to shoot a video about preparing healthy cocktails. Elsewhere, Brian and Katrina plan their nuptials.






2 responses to “Jan. 30, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight?”

  1. Jan. 30, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight?

  2. The Funster Avatar

    Even though I don’t get to watch a lot of TV, when I do, I really like Pawn Stars on the History channel. I just find it very entertaining and interesting. Thank you for the post!

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