January 24, 2013

TV TimeZ and TV NewZ: January 24


Lifetime: Project Runway at 9p
DIY Network: House of Bryan at 930p
ABC: Last Resort, Grey's Anatomy
CW: The Vampire Diaries, Beauty and the Beast
FOX: American Idol, Glee
NBC: 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, The Office, 1600 Penn, Rock Center with Brian Williams


FOX tweaked its Tuesday night lineup as special one-hour episodes of Raising Hope air from 8-9p on January 29, February 5 and February 26 followed by New Girl at 9p and The Mindy Project at 930p.  On February 12, FOX airs encores of Raising Hope and New Girl leading up to President Obama's State of the Union Address live at 9p.  Then February 19, the lineup is Raising Hope at 8p, New Girl encore at 830p, New Girl new episode at 9p and The Mindy Project at 930p.  American Idol will air a two-hour live episode on March 5 at 8p and then on March 12, FOX brings back a new season of Hell's Kitchen at 8p followed by New Girl at 9p and The Mindy Project at 930p.  On March 28, FOX airs a one-hour live American Idol at 9p and a one-hour season finale of Raising Hope at 9p. 

The sixth season of AMC's Emmy-winning drama Mad Men kicks off April 7 at 9p with a two-hour premiere. The show will resume its regular 10p time slot the following week.

Bravo Media turns the psychiatrist's couch around with its new docu-series LA Shrinks debuting March 4 at 10p. The show focuses on the lives of three Los Angeles-area therapists as they're in session with clients, and also grappling with their own issues.

Discovery Channel sets February 18 at 9p for the premiere of the second season of Fast N' Loud, a car restoration show that features car experts trawling junkyards for rare finds.

VH1 lands Train to headline a special pre-Super Bowl concert slated to air on February 1 at 9p. VH1's Best Super Bowl Concert Ever will be hosted by LIVE with Kelly & Michael co-host Michael Strahan and Big Morning Buzz Live host Carrie Keagan. 

On February 1, Investigation Discovery premieres a new spinoff series of Who the (Bleep) with back-to-back episodes at 10p and 1030p.  In this new edition, the series goes beyond marriage stories of misconduct to expose real Dr. Jekylls and Mr. Hydes involved in relationships from all walks of life.  Each half-hour episode reveals first-person accounts from people who were betrayed.  The 12-episode first season is produced by Sirens Media.