What to Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | January 19, 2012 at 8:35 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today, TV News

'Luck' (HBO)

Monday January 23:

House‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

An Alzheimer’s patient visits Princeton Plainsboro as part of a hospital sanctioned drug trial, but when he inexplicably suffers from violent vomiting and an increasingly explosive temper, the team begins to unravel a deeper marriage conflict between the patient and his dutiful wife. Meanwhile, House and Foreman butt heads, and Wilson treats a patient who claims to be in a chaste marriage.

Bad Girls Club‘ (9pm on Oxygen) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Oxygen’s ‘Bad Girls Club’ takes on an all-new city. This hot new cast of seven young women will travel to sin city and in a series first two of the girls are sisters… twins! ‘Bad Girls Club’ adds some sibling rivalry to a new cast of bold, outrageous and endlessly entertaining women as they jockey for position as the head girl in charge.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the season finale, Taylor reveals the unadorned truth about her marriage. The season culminates with the lavish, big-bucks wedding of Lisa’s daughter, Pandora

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern‘ (10pm on Travel) **Season Premiere** Record Now

This season marks the first time an entire season is dedicated to taking viewers to the backyards of America while exploring the bizarre melting pot of exotic and familiar cultures our nation has to offer. And, who better to discover this red, white and unusual smorgasbord than Andrew Zimmern?

Tuesday January 24:

Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best‘ (9pm on WE) **Season Premiere** Record Now

This season digs deeper into the lives of Joan and Melissa Rivers – the funny, multi-talented mother- daughter duo, giving viewers an inside look once more at what life is really like for this entertainment dynasty of two. Joan is still Melissa’s permanent houseguest, occupying the basement and constantly invading Melissa’s turf.

Wednesday January 25:

Criminal Minds‘ (9pm ET on CBS) **150th Episode** Record Now

The BAU team searches for a serial rapist in Houston known as “The Piano Man” who has resurfaced and is assaulting his previous victims. Also, Prentiss tries to come to terms with her trauma from last year and with rejoining the team, on the 150th episode.

Touch‘ (9pm ET on Fox) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland), is a widower and single father who is haunted by an inability to connect to his emotionally challenged 11-year-old son Jake (David Mazouz). But when Martin discovers that Jake can predict events before they happen, everything changes.

CSI‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Special Episode** Record Now

The CSI team says goodbye to Catherine Willows as she makes a life-changing decision. Guest stars include Matt Lauria as FBI Agent Pratt, Titus Welliver as CEO Mark Gabriel and Annabeth Gish, as his wife, Laura Gabriel.

Thursday January 26:

Inside Comedy‘ (11pm on Showtime) **Series Premiere** Record Now

This new comedy documentary series from comedy forces comedian David Steinberg (‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’) and Steve Carell premieres on Showtime on January 26th. The ten, half-hour episodes feature Steinberg interviewing some of the world’s biggest comedians such as Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres and Jerry Seinfeld, to comedians of the past five decades

Friday January 27:

Chuck‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Series Finale** Record Now

Chuck enlists his family, friend and some unexpected allies as he races to stop Nicholas Quinn (guest star Angus Macfadyen, “Braveheart”) from destroying everything Chuck has built over the past five years.

Spartacus: Vengeance‘ (10pm on Starz) **Season Premiere** Record Now

As the leader of the newly freed slaves, Spartacus starts to understand the importance and overwhelming responsibilities of his task. Meanwhile, Glaber arrives in Capua, compounding Spartacus’ problems.

Sunday January 29:

Luck‘ (9pm on HBO) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Don’t miss this behind-the-track look at the world of horse racing and gambling’s denizens – owners, trainers, jockeys and gamblers. The series stars Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar nominee Nick Nolte. As the series opens, Chester “Ace” Bernstein (Hoffman) is released from three years in federal prison.  He’s met by his driver and bodyguard, Gus Demitriou (Dennis Farina), who fronts as the owner of the $2 million Irish Horse that Ace just bought.  A brilliant but disreputable trainer, the Peruvian Turo Escalante (John Ortiz), introduces us to their prized Irish thoroughbred, who is being examined by his girlfriend, track veterinarian Jo (Jill Hennessy).

Kourtney & Kim Take New York‘ (10pm on E!) **Season Finale** Record Now

Kim comes to a final conclusion about her marriage as the gang prepares to leave New York City.