What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | January 1, 2013 at 9:51 PM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'Once Upon a Time' (ABC)

Tuesday January 1:

Dance Moms‘ (9pm on Lifetime) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Take a spin on the dance floor this New Year’s Day with Abby Lee Miller when Lifetime premieres the third season of Dance Moms. The hit docuseries is back and Pittsburgh’s world-class students and their mothers are ready for another season of heated competition in their never-ending quest to bring home National Dance titles.

Double Divas‘ (10:30pm on Lifetime) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Lifetime viewers are sure to see double this January — not because of lingering effects from New Year’s Eve ringing in 2013 — rather from Double Divas, the all-new docuseries that will offer an eye-opening peek into the world of intimate apparel at Atlanta’s renowned boutique LiviRae Lingerie, where the motto is: “No bust too big or small. We fit them all!”

Wednesday January 2:

Law & Order: SVU‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

The SVU’s holiday celebrations are disrupted when Detective Tutuola’sex-brother-in-law (guest star Harvey) is arrested for assaulting a priest. Convinced of his innocence despite his criminal record, Fin asks the detectives to find evidence that exonerates him, and in the process, a buried church scandal begins to unravel.

Chicago Fire‘ (10pm ET on NBC) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Eaten up by his guilt over Flaco’s death in the fire, Cruz goes to Casey to confess. While Shay (Lauren German) recovers from a head injury sustained in the ambulance crash, Severide asks Dawson for her help in dealing with his own injury. Casey is caught in the middle of a family conflict between his mother (guest star Kathleen Quinlan) and sister (guest star Nicole Forester). Elsewhere, Herrmann finds a business deal hard to stomach.

Thursday January 3:

The Big Bang Theory‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Sheldon gets accused of sexual harassment at the University and winds up getting Leonard, Raj and Wolowitz in trouble.

Person of Interest‘ (9pm ET on CBS) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Finch goes undercover as a high school substitute teacher to protect a teen genius POI as Carter undertakes a dangerous mission to stop the FBI from determining that an imprisoned Reese is the “Man In a Suit.”

Buckwild‘ (10pm on MTV) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Buckwild’ is a new series following a group of nine young, carefree and adventurous friends living in West Virginia. Having known each other for years, the young people in the series are united by the deep pride they have for small-town American life, in which they find unique ways to create their own fun.

Friday January 4:

CSI: NY‘ (9pm ET on CBS) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

The CSIs are confronted with a puzzling mystery when two different victims are linked by the same unusual weapon.

Merlin‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Season Premiere** Record Now

With Queen Guinevere and the Knights of the Round Table at his side, Arthur has never felt stronger. But even as Camelot flowers, the seeds of its destruction are being sown. Merlin returns for its fifth season and final season of 13 all-new episodes with its core cast of Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Katie McGrath, Angel Coulby, Richard Wilson and John Hurt, along with newest cast member Alexander Vlahos as Mordred.

Blue Bloods‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

When two motorists driving gas-guzzling cars die at the hands of a sniper, Danny and Kate are put on the case of what the city believes is the work of a radical environmental serial killer. Meanwhile, a bicycle accident sends Danny’s son Sean to the hospital with a life-threatening injury.

Sunday January 6:

Mob Wives‘ (8pm on VH1) **Season Premiere** Record Now

VH1′s hit series ‘Mob Wives; returns for a third season, and the gangster drama is back on a whole new level. Returning cast members Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’Avanzo, Carla Facciolo, Ramona Rizzo and “Big Ang” are joined by a new Mob Wife, Love Majewski.

Once Upon a Time‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Regina is accused of murdering one of the town’s most beloved fairytale characters — but only Emma senses that she may be innocent. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale land that was, after capturing the Evil Queen, Snow White and Prince Charming set about planning her public execution in order to rid the land of her murderous tyranny.

The Biggest Loser‘ (9pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In a season unlike any other, NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ takes on child obesity by featuring kid participants for the first time ever on the show, joining 15 fiercely determined adults eager to lose weight and change their lives forever. The focus for the three kids – 13-year-old baseball enthusiast Biingo, 16-year-old honors student Sunny, and 13-year-old former cheerleader Lindsay — will be on getting healthy rather than numbers on a scale, so they will not be eligible for elimination and will not weigh in on camera.

Revenge‘ (9pm ET on ABC) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Victoria begins plotting a scheme which, surprisingly, involves Emily, while Emily locks in on her next target, and Declan discovers something that may threaten the future of the Stowaway.