Alcatraz Opens its Gates, and Other TV to Rage About Tonight

Sarah Jones and Jorge Garcia in Fox's Alcatraz.Welcome to Monday, January 16th!  Your round of weekly TV begins anew as tonight FOX's Alcatraz premieres to the airwaves, squaring off against CBS' powerhouse of Monday night comedies

Did you catch the Golden Globes last night, or were you too busy watching the Giants advance through the playoffs?  Read on, for your guide to how to kick off the week right!

Time to start prepping your Superbowl parties and curl up at night with the best shows on the best night of the week for TV, and TVRage has your guide to everything you need to watch tonight!

Alcatraz - "Pilot / Ernest Cobb" - Its two-hour series premiere, a detective and Alcatraz expert (Sarah Jones and Jorge Garcia, respectively) join a secret agency searching for inmates from Alcatraz that disappeared 50 years ago, and re-appeared in modern day.  FOX, 8:00 - 10:00pm, ET

How I Met Your Mother - "46 Minutes" - Its 150th episode, Lily and Marshall attempt to remove her father (Chris Elliot) from their new suburban home when he refuses to leave.  CBS, 8:00 - 8:30pm, ET

2 Broke Girls - "And The Upstairs Neighbor" - Max and Caroline grow suspicious of their new upstairs neighbor, played by American Pie vet Jennifer Coolidge.  CBS, 8:30 - 9:00pm, ET

Being Human - "Turn This Mother Out" - In the season 2 premiere, Nora begins her transition into lycanthropy, while Aidan prepares to meet the Elders and Sally struggles to control her new abilities.  Syfy, 9:00 - 10:00pm, ET

Two and a Half Men - "A Possum on Chemo" - Alan and Lyndsey try to revive their relationship, while Zoey tries to convince Walden to cut his hair and shave.  CBS, 9:00 - 9:30pm, ET

Betty White's Off Their Rockers - "Pilot" - Betty White launches a new hidden-camera show about senior citizens pranking the young.  NBC, 9:00 - 10:00pm, ET

Hawaii Five-0 - "Pu'olo (The Package)" - Chin Ho reveals shocking news about Joe White, while Danny's ex-wife goes into early labor.  CBS, 10:00 - 11:00pm, ET

Castle - "Dial M for Mayor" - A woman found dead in a car traces back to Mayor Weldon, shocking the team.  ABC, 10:00 - 11:00pm, ET

What will YOU be watching?


Message Posted On Jan 16th, 2012, 5:27 pm
The only one on this line-up is Alcatraz. The rest look like typical TV garbage.

Message Posted On Jan 16th, 2012, 3:35 pm
The only one on this line-up is Castle. The rest look like typical TV garbage.