What’s on TV tonight? Mythbusters, the Olympics, Auction Hunters, Austin City Limits and more. And if you just want to forget about winter storms and polar vortexes for a while, TVGN is playing “Dirty Dancing” at 9 p.m. Eastern. Here’s the rundown.
7 pm Eastern
Chance at Romance | HALMRK
A woman seeking romance finds an ideal man online, but she gets a surprise when she meets him and learns that his young son was posing as his dad and communicating with her.
8 pm Eastern
MythBusters | DSC
Star Wars: #SithBusters
The team explore the science behind the “Star Wars” films.
Olympics 2014 Primetime:Figure skating, men’s snowboarding, women’s freestyle skiing | NBC
Figure skating, men’s snowboarding, women’s freestyle skiing
The team event in figure skating continues with the women’s and ice-dancing short programs. Ashley Wagner and Charlie White and Meryl Davis compete for the U.S. Also: women’s freestyle skiing (moguls final); and men’s snowboarding (slopestyle final).
The Girl He Met Online | LIFE
A man’s life starts to spiral out of control when he meets a sexy but troubled 23-year-old woman online.
9 pm Eastern
Atlantis | BBC
Touched by the Gods – Part 1
Part 1 of 2. Jason plots to kill the queen in order to keep his promise to Circe and to avoid her grim warning should he fail to honor their pact.
Auction Hunters | SPIKE
Without a Chute
Ton tries to negotiate with the shop’s landlord when he asks to talk to the guys. Meanwhile, Allen puts a parachute to the test in order to save the day’s profits.
Austin City Limits | PBS
Kacey Musgraves: Dale Watson
Country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves performs selections from her 2013 “Same Trailer Different Park” album; honky-tonker Dale Watson serves up songs from throughout his career.
Black Sails | STARZ
A partner is sought to assist in the hunt for the Urca d’Lima; Silver comes up with a solution to Billy’s morale issues; a suddenly reasonable Vane makes an impression on Eleanor; and Gates is promoted.
Dirty Dancing | TVGN
An innocent teen vacationing with her parents at an upscale resort in the 1960s Catskills crushes on a handsome dance instructor.
Untold Stories of the ER: Sex Edition | TLC
When Calls the Heart | HALMRK
New miners arrive in town, and one of them charms Elizabeth, much to Jack’s chagrin. Elsewhere, Abigail cares for a pregnant widow while Coal Valley’s doctor is away.
9:30 pm Eastern
Thrift Hunters | SPIKE
Black Velvet If You Please
In Arizona, Jason splurges on a rare black-velvet painting while Bryan tries to haggle for a set of 1960s Disney educational cards.
10 pm Eastern
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives | FOOD
Guy recalls his favorite Italian dishes. Included: scratch-made tortellini; house-cured bresaola; polenta with porcini sauce; pork sandwiches; lobster ravioli; and beef cheek manicotti.
Sex Sent Me to the ER | TLC
Extra Dose: Hot in Vegas
A woman dislocates her jaw; a couple try to have sex in a tree.
The Graham Norton Show | BBC
Matthew McConaughey; Alan Davies; Sheryl Crow; Julianne Moore.
Feb. 8, 2014: What’s On TV Tonight? http://t.co/hqOqg9Fm9q