What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | February 24, 2014 at 7:29 AM | General, Tuned In: What To Watch Today

'RuPaul's Drag Race' (Logo) Monday February 24

The Voice‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the season premiere, the “blind auditions” are held in front of the celebrity panel of coaches, including Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher, who each pick vocalists for their individual teams. The strongest vocalists from across the country compete to be selected by one of the coaches and fight for a chance to win the title of being named “The Voice.”

Dallas‘ (9pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Season 3 kicks off with the Ewings on top, having vanquished Cliff Barnes (guest star Ken Kercheval) and taken over his company. The Ewings are united, with Sue Ellen planning a wedding for John Ross and Pamela. But solidarity among them can only last for so long. John Ross quickly gets into conflict with Bobby over their joint ownership of Southfork Ranch, while also putting his marriage at risk as he enters into an illicit liaison with Emma.

RuPaul’s Drag Race‘ (9pm on Logo) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Drag mogul RuPaul continues to make “herstory” with the sixth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” where he, along with show regulars Michelle Visage and Santino Rice and a league of celebrity guest judges, will decide which glam goddess will take the throne and walk away with a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”Tuesday February 25:

Rizzoli & Isles‘ (9pm on TNT) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

When a kidnapper who dresses as a clown reemerges in Boston after more than 20 years, the squad is struck with fear. Desperate for clues, they dig through files from the unsolved abductions of the haunting 1988 “Summer of the Clown.”

Mind Games‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Clark, an expert in human behavior, and his brother Ross, a former con-artist recently out of prison, open a unique agency where they use psychological manipulation to help solve their client’s problems. In their first case, they attempt to help a mother whose young son is suffering from a heart condition by convincing the health insurance company’s head of claims to approve a previously denied experimental treatment.

Wednesday February 26:

Survivor‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Three castaways face a game-changing decision minutes after the competition begins. Meanwhile, one tribe pours both blood and sweat into an early challenge and one castaway seeks revenge after discovering that her tribe wants to vote her out, on a special two-hour season premiere.

Mixology‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Recently dumped by his fiance, Tom (Blake Lee) hasn’t been out on the town in a decade. His best friends, the handsome, confident Cal (Craig Frank) and wiseass Bruce (Andrew Santino), are throwing Tom back into the dating pool whether he likes it or not. Tom’s first encounter is with Maya (Ginger Gonzaga), an attorney who’s as beautiful as she is brutal — before long, Tom is in tears.

The Americans‘ (10pm on FX) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Elizabeth comes back from her injury and straight into what should have been a routine mission – but it goes awry, leaving her and Philip in fear not only for themselves but for their whole network… and family. Paige’s suspicions have only grown in her mother’s absence.

Thursday February 27:

The Red Road‘ (9pm on Sundance Channel) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘The Red Road’ is a gripping, dramatic thriller that presents two distinct visions of America today as played out through the conflict between two different men. The series revolves around a local sheriff (Henderson) struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up just outside of New York City, and the neighboring mountains – home of a federally unrecognized Native American tribe.

Scandal‘ (10pm ET on ABC) **Spring Premiere** Record Now

The White House deals with a bombshell announcement from Sally Langston. Meanwhile, Olivia finds herself in a challenging new role.

Vikings‘ (10pm on History) **Season Premiere** Record Now

This hit scripted drama series centers on Ragnar (Travis Fimmel), a restless young warrior and family man who longs to find and conquer new lands across the sea and claim the spoils as his own. Now he is an Earl, allied with King Horrik (Donal Logue). With more power than ever before, his desire to sail west and explore new kingdoms remains unquenchable.

Friday February 28:

Betty White’s Off Their Rockers‘ (9pm on Lifetime) **Season Premiere** Record Now

With two Emmy nominations for her role as the host of the series, Betty White and her posse have tricked, cajoled and used their age to get more than a few laughs at the expense of the American public. It’s the elderly like no one has seen them before – brash, shameless and completely “off their rockers.” This season of Betty White’s Off Their Rockers finds the mischievous crew up to their old tricks, as well as some new bits as they prey on younger, unsuspecting marks.

Hannibal‘ (10pm ET on NBC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Will is determined to fight for his innocence as Hannibal and Jack try to wrap their heads around the fact he’s behind bars. Meanwhile, Alana faces a strained relationship with Will while Kade Purnell with the FBI pays him a visit.

Sunday March 2:

‘Are We Alone?’ Week – (Debuts Sunday at 10pm on Science Channel)

The existence of aliens – and 15 million believe that they have actually made contact with extraterrestrials. Science Channel returns with its programming event dedicated to one of mankind’s most pressing questions with ‘Are We Alone?’  a week-long campaign dedicated to satisfying viewers’ appetite for aliens. The week kicks off on Sunday at 10 PM ET/PT with the premiere of new episodes of  ‘NASA’s Unexplained Files,’ and continues with four more all-new programs including the series ‘Close Encounters’ on Tuesday, March 4 at 10pm ET/PT 10 PM ET/PT and a special premiere episode of ‘Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman’ on Wednesday, March 5 at 10 PM ET/PT.