King of the Nerds

Feb. 13, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight?

The Mothman PropheciesWhat’s on TV tonight? Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, Impact Wrestling, King of the Nerds, The Taste and Rake. And oh yes, more Olympics. And if you’re a Richard Gere fan, The Mothman Prophecies is on Syfy at 9 p.m. Here’s the highlights.

7:30 pm Eastern

Byzantium | SHOe
A mother-and-daughter pair of vampires conceal their immortal secret from their unsuspecting male companions while seeking sanctuary in a run-down hotel that provides them with plenty of fresh victims.

8 pm Eastern

American Idol | FOX
Hollywood Round, Week #3
The Hollywood round concludes with the judges revealing the top semifinalists.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: WatchNTweet | TLC
Monkeys Make Very Good Brothers
In an enhanced episode, couples therapy is suggested by Sugar Bear when he and June need relationship advice. Meanwhile, the girls try to amuse themselves with diversions such as exploding soda bottles.

NBA Basketball:Nets at Bulls | TNT
Nets at Bulls
Brooklyn at Chicago. The Bulls blasted Brooklyn 95-78 on Christmas Day, riding Taj Gibson’s 20 points and a 28-8 third-quarter surge. The Nets won Game 6 of a first-round playoff on their last visit to the Windy City.

Olympics 2014 Primetime: Figure skating, women’s speedskating, men’s freestyle skiing | NBC
The short program in men’s figure skating features Jeremy Abbott as the top U.S. hope and Canada’s Patrick Chan as the favorite. Also: women’s skeleton; and finals in women’s speedskating (1000m); and men’s freestyle skiing (slopestyle). “It’s almost artistic,” says Nick Goepper of slopestyle. “The course is the canvas, the skis are the paintbrush.”

The Taste | ABC
Good With Beer
The six remaining chefs prepare meals that feature beer and also go good with it.

The This Old House Hour | PBS
Arlington Heights; Fitting a Mattress Up a Narrow Staircase; Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle
Selective tree pruning; PEX vs. copper for water supply lines. Also: a tour of an 1872 Stick Style home; and how to turn a former doorjamb into a cased opening. In the second half: fitting a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase; fixing a light switch; and filtering drinking water.

8:30 pm Eastern

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: WatchNTweet | TLC
Stand Peein’ Up
In an enhanced episode, Sugar Bear’s idea for camping is met with resistance from the girls, especially when their electronic devices are taken away.

9 pm Eastern

Chopped Canada | FOOD
The Trouble With Tuile
Chemistry comes into play in the appetizer round; the exotic fruit rambutan appears in the entrée baskets; and desserts are created using both Feta and radishes.

Couples Therapy | VH1
Crumbs of Love
Dramas surround Kelsey, Ghost and Latrice. Also: The couples participate in a compatibility test.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo | TLC
Can I Say *****
The family set up a swear jar after the girls’ language starts to get a little salty. Meanwhile, Anna tries to make a chicken potpie after declaring she wants to go to cooking school, and she gets a hand from Alana, who likes handling raw chicken.

Impact Wrestling | SPIKE
Action in Manchester, England, includes Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson in a Casket Match.

Project Runway: Under the Gunn | LIFE
Hit the Stage
The designers create looks for pop star Zendaya to wear to a concert.

Rake | FOX
A death in Ben’s family forces him to ask Keegan to take over a case in which the mayor’s chief economic adviser is accused of murdering—and eating—a young accountant. Meanwhile, Mikki makes a decision about her career.

The Millionaire Matchmaker | BRAVO
The Social Edition
An episode featuring social-media content.

The Mothman Prophecies | Syfy
A reporter (Richard Gere) is inexplicably drawn to a West Virginia town, where he investigates the residents’ claims that they’ve seen a giant mothlike creature. Intriguing but slow-paced. Laura Linney. Directed by Mark Pellington, who has a cameo as a bartender. Loosely based on events that occurred in 1966-67 in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

9:30 pm Eastern

Butcher Boys | SHOe

10 pm Eastern

House Hunters | HGTV
Looking for a Vacation Condo in Ft. Lauderdale
The Fort Lauderdale area is toured by a mother of two from Portland, Ore., who’s hoping her budget of $450,000 will get her an oceanfront vacation condo that’s updated and with lots of amenities.

King of the Nerds | TBS
Ready, Set, Robot Dodgeball
The teams build robots to compete in “robot dodgeball.” Also: An alliance cracks during a challenge featuring zombies. Appearing: Matt Winston and Al Kaplon.

Mob Wives | VH1
Renee’s Had Enough
Drita’s dinner party leaves a sour taste when Renee holds Alicia accountable for their issues. Elsewhere, Drita throws a grand opening for her store.

Ridiculousness | MTV
Lil Duval helps break down outrageous viral videos.

Welcome to Myrtle Manor | TLC
Peggy Get Your Gun
Amanda goes on a date that becomes the subject of the residents’ gossip; the Silver Bullet trailer vanishes, prompting revenge on a rival park; Jared and Chelsey’s honeymoon is crashed by Marvin and Bandit.

10:30 pm Eastern

House Hunters International | HGTV
A Couple Starts Fresh in Denmark
A couple look forward to the change that awaits them in Odense, Denmark, but first they have to come to an agreement on the perfect location for their new home.

NBA Basketball:Thunder at Lakers | TNT
Thunder at Lakers
Oklahoma City at Los Angeles Lakers. The Thunder throttled L.A. 122-97 on Dec. 13, giving them 11 wins in the last 14 meetings (including playoffs). Serge Ibaka contributed 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Kevin Durant scored 31, with four steals.

Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory | MTV
Ultimate Funcle
Rob travels to Ohio to meet his newborn nephew.


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