Watch With Amanda: What’s on TV This Week? February 25 – March 3
This week: The History Channel teaches us about Vikings, Chang returns to Greendale on Community, and Law & Order SVU takes on Rihanna and Chris Brown.
What will you be watching?
Monday February 25th
How I Met Your Mother (8pm): Barney’s legendary relationship playbook, which Robin thought was destroyed, rears its head when Ted and Jeanette break up and Barney decides to use his chick manual to help Ted find a new girlfriend.
Bones (8pm): New intern Oliver Wells unnerves Brennan with his unusual observations and impressive logic, which make her consider scientific theories she would have previously ruled out. Meanwhile, Booth balks at Brennan’s embrace of time travel as a possible explanation during a murder investigation.
Continuum (8pm): An investigative reporter is killed during a high-stakes election, and evidence points to Carlos.
The Following (9pm): The team learns of Joe Carroll’s true intentions from a new follower; Ryan tries to turn Emma, Jacob and Paul against one another; and Emma makes a startling decision.
Being Human (9pm): Josh reconnects with his younger sister, while Sally spends time with an old friend who has changed a lot over the years. Elsewhere, a sexy vampire uses Kenny to get her hands on Aidan’s clean blood supply.
Dallas (9pm): John Ross seeks Sue Ellen’s help to seize control of Ewing Energies. Elsewhere, Christopher works to settle his divorce and reveals shocking information that could change the course of the company; and an outsider tries to undermine the family.
Castle (10pm): Conclusion. Castle seeks assistance from a shady individual to rescue Alexis after the FBI proves unsuccessful, and he learns that his daughter’s abduction is possibly tied to something more disastrous than he first realized.
Tuesday February 26th
NCIS (8pm): Ducky and Jimmy disappear while transporting a body from a crime scene.
Pretty Little Liars (8pm): Hanna helps Ashley in the wake of her mom’s hit-and-run and ponders if “A” was involved in the incident. Meanwhile, Emily is not receptive to Spencer’s warnings; and Aria must accept Ezra’s new role as a father.
Raising Hope (8pm): The Chances’ birthday party for Hope gets a lift from former rock star Smokey Floyd and a group of Natesville residents. In the second half-hour, Sabrina’s new pal happens to be Jimmy’s ex-girlfriend who broke his heart when they were teens.
Hart Of Dixie (8pm): Zoe agrees to be Wanda’s maid of honor, and one of her tasks involves watching Wanda’s cunning mom. Meanwhile, Lemon reflects on being left at the altar; and Lavon requests George’s help to fight a nearby town’s plans for a new shopping mall.
NCIS: LA (9pm): Sam helps an Afghan elder, who assisted him years ago when he was wounded on a mission, search for the man’s missing nephew.
Go On (9pm): Ryan’s wedding ring causes complications. Meanwhile, Ryan asks Simone to move in with him after he has an encounter with his mirthless bachelor friend; and Anne hesitantly enlists Mr. K as a babysitter.
Cult (9pm): A tech expert aids Jeff in his search for his brother. Meanwhile, Skye voices concern about hidden messages in the “Cult” TV show.
New Girl (9pm): Winston interviews a professional football player, who shows an interest in Jess. Elsewhere, Nick and Schmidt butt heads while planning a party to celebrate 10 years of being roommates; and Cece receives a surprise offer.
The Mindy Project (9:30pm): Mindy’s reunion with an old crush takes them down memory lane to the time they shared at Jewish summer camp, which just might lead to a rekindling of their adolescent romance.
The New Normal (9:30pm): The gang wants to throw a baby shower for a reluctant Bryan and David, who decide to donate all their baby gifts to an adoption agency. Meanwhile, Clay and Shania agree to stage a surprise shower for Goldie.
Golden Boy (10pm): SERIES PREMIERE! Street cop Walter William Clark Jr. ruffles some feathers when he’s promoted to homicide detective in the opener of this drama, which follows his meteoric rise to becoming the youngest police commissioner in New York City’s history, and the price he paid to achieve it.
Cougar Town (10pm): Laurie decides to move in with Wade, but she’s worried how Travis will take the news; Tom loses his “new guy” status and becomes a cheerleader for Jules; Jules and Grayson have a clothing-optional day.
Smash (10pm): Jimmy’s ego may sabotage a big opportunity for him and Kyle. Meanwhile, Ronnie has a difficult time dealing with her domineering mom; and the stakes are high for “Bombshell” as Eileen faces an ethical dilemma.
White Collar (10pm): Peter and Neal investigate sculpture forgeries and also get closer to the truth about the evidence box.
Justified (10pm): Danger mounts as the search for Drew Thompson carries on.
Wednesday February 27th
Arrow (8pm): Oliver and Diggle learn that Deadshot is still alive and that his next target is Malcolm. Meanwhile, Oliver struggles to balance his new relationship with McKenna and his duties as Arrow.
Modern Family (9pm): Mitchell and Cameron get a surprise visit from their friend Sal, who arrives with the news that she’s getting married—and Mitch and Cam are the best men. Meanwhile, Gloria doesn’t trust her new nanny; Claire bonds with Haley; and Phil gives romantic advice to Luke about a girl he likes.
Law & Order: SVU (9pm): An up-and-coming singer is beaten by her famous boyfriend, but she won’t assist the prosecution. Before long, a media frenzy surrounds the case, and the defendant and his relentless lawyer add fuel to the fire.
Criminal Minds (9pm): Victims are found in Philadelphia who were killed in a similar style to victims of the Replicator, the BAU’s stalker.
Supernatural (9pm): Sam and Dean investigate a possible zombie case, but are stumped when the man in question is attacked by the goddess Artemis.
Suburgatory (9:30pm): The death of Marty profoundly affects George as he and Noah wonder what to do with his ashes. Meanwhile, Tessa examines her college plans and her relationship with Ryan, who may not be as honest as he seems.
Nashville (10pm): Juliette throws a surprise party for Deacon, complete with an A-list roster of guests. Meanwhile, Rayna and Teddy’s divorce becomes fodder for the tabloids; Teddy welcomes Peggy into his inner circle; and Gunnar’s talented brother enthralls Scarlett.
CSI (10pm): The CSIs investigate the deaths of several prominent poker players.
Chicago Fire (10pm): Severide’s father clashes with Chief Boden over their former colleague’s death; Mills helps an upset driver after a car accident; Shay makes a decision about her future with Clarice; and Hermann investigates a mystery with help from Otis and Dawson.
The Americans (10pm): A network of KGB informants is threatened. Meanwhile, Philip and Elizabeth are tasked with infiltrating the FBI’s communications-encryption system.
Psych (10pm): SEASON PREMIERE! In the Season 7 premiere, Shawn looks for revenge for Henry’s shooting.
Southland (10pm): LAPD’s dispatch system breaks down. Meanwhile, Lydia contacts her old beau; John gets a new partner; Ben and Sammy’s partnership is tested; and Ben finds romance on the job.
Thursday February 28th
Zero Hour (8pm): Laila works on the next clock for Vincent, but also realizes she must help Hank find her by leaving a trail of clues. Meanwhile, Hank, Arron and Rachel use a tip from the FBI to discover a link between a famous person in history and the next clock; and Hank’s parents may know more than they’re willing to admit.
Community (8pm): The gang begin a European history course after missing out on an ice-cream class. Adding to their misery is an encounter with the arrogant German students they battled last year. Elsewhere, Chang returns to Greendale, much to Dean Pelton’s chagrin.
Friday March 1st
Nikita (8pm): Nikita learns about a planned terrorist attack from Ari, but he wants $50 million for the information he possesses that could stop the threat and lead to the capture of the person behind it. Meanwhile, Sean grows jealous of Alex and Owen’s relationship.
Touch (9pm): Jake and Amelia are suddenly on their own and heading to a predetermined meeting place, but Martin and Lucy’s search for their kids also reveals crucial information about Calvin’s brother. Meanwhile, Guillermo makes a confession to a priest in Mexico.
Saturday March 2nd
Saturday Night Live (11:30pm): Kevin Hart hosts. Musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
Sunday March 3rd
Note: Revenge returns on March 10th
Once Upon A Time (8pm): Mary Margaret tries to find Rumplestiltskin’s dagger before Cora and Regina get ahold of it. Meanwhile, Hook concocts a plan to eliminate a crocodile; and back in fairy-tale land, Snow White may be able to help her dying mother with an unusual spell.
The Simpsons (8pm): Homer uncovers a family secret and learns that Grampa was once known as “Gorgeous Godfrey,” the most feared and vilified wrestler on the pro circuit, but when Bart starts to emulate some of his grandfather’s villainous ways, it’s up to the old man to set the young man straight.
Red Widow (9pm): SERIES PREMIERE! In the series premiere, an affluent suburban housewife and gangster’s daughter seeks to avenge her husband’s murder by diving into the underworld that killed him, though her first stab at repaying a debt to a crime lord takes her into uncharted territory and makes her wonder how far she’ll have to go to protect her children
The Good Wife (9pm): Elsbeth takes an assistant U.S. attorney to civil court for defamation when the Justice Department refuses to reveal who will be testifying against Eli. Meanwhile, Jordan helps Peter prepare for a debate.
The Walking Dead (9pm): Realizing they are heavily outgunned against the Governor’s forces, Rick leads an expedition to get more weapons.
Girls (9pm): A visit from Hannah’s parents forces her to mask her worries about her book; Marnie is surprised by Charlie’s entrepreneurial initiative; a woman Adam meets in AA encourages him to go on a date with her daughter; Shoshanna is irked by Ray’s aversion to college parties.
Shameless (9pm): Knowing that Frank is the real source of her problems, Fiona makes a bold decision regarding her future with the kids.
Enlightened (9:30pm): SEASON FINALE! Amy has another meeting with Charles Szidon in the Season 2 finale, but this time the tone is decidedly less amicable after the Abaddonn CEO gets wind of her role in an upcoming exposé in the Los Angeles Times.
The Mentalist (10pm): The remains of an elderly heiress are uncovered in her eerie mansion, and the CBI have a long list of suspects for her homicide.
Vikings (10pm): SERIES PREMIERE! The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of RagnarLothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history – a man on the edge of myth.
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