Monday, Jan. 28
Fashion Police (E!, 8 p.m.) - Relive all the fashion blunders and triumphs from the 2008 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with hosts Debbie Matenopoulos
, Jay Manuel and Peter Ishkhans.Gossip Girl
Revealed (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The CW reairs the pilot with exclusive cast interviews, deleted scenes, commentaries, fashion scoop and more. Perfect for the uninitiated and loyal fans starving for more.
In Treatment (HBO, 9:30 p.m.) - Gabriel Byrne
stars as a therapist dealing with four patients and a therapist of his own. The series, co-starring Dianne Wiest
, Melissa George
and Blair Underwood
, airs Monday through Friday, with a different patient the focus of each night.Tuesday, Jan. 29American Idol
(FOX, 8 p.m.) - Tone deaf need not apply.House
(FOX, 9 p.m.) - House is doing a Secret Santa exchange and he got you a new episode. Happy belated holidays, "House" fans.One Tree Hill
(The CW, 9 p.m.) - After skipping ahead four years, the gang goes back three in this flashback episode.Wednesday, Jan. 30
American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) - The auditions continue in sunny Miami. Let's hope for at least one good Gloria Estefan cover.
America's Ballroom Challenge (PBS, 8 p.m.) - Real deal talent more than makes up for the lack of C-list celebrities in this reality competition hosted by Jasmine Guy
(Dead Like Me
) and Latin Dance Champion Ron Montez.Lost
(ABC, 9 p.m.) - Prepare for Thursday's season premiere with a repeat of last season's game-changing finale, accompanied by text on the bottom of the screen featuring clues and back story.Thursday, Jan. 31
Lost (ABC, 8 p.m.) - Still, um, lost? Check out the handy recap special at 8 p.m. before tuning in for the season premiere at 9 p.m.Smallville
(The CW, 8 p.m.) - James Marsters is one busy guy. After making turns on Without A Trace and Torchwood, Marsters revisits Smallville as Brainiac.Supernatural
(The CW, 9 p.m.) - The underappreciated, last vestige of The WB's cult sci-fi/horror/fantasy shows, Supernatural returns with an episode about witches that dives into Ruby's demonic past.Eli Stone
(ABC, 10 p.m.) - The latest charming series from Everwood creator and Brothers & Sisters/Dirty Sexy Money executive producer Greg Berlanti centers around a lawyer experiencing bizarre visions. Friday, Feb. 1Friday Night Lights
(NBC, 9 p.m.) - Please don't disappear again, Jason Street.Psych
(USA, 10 p.m.) - The fantastic Philip Baker Hall guest stars as Lassiter's soon-to-be ex-father-in-law.Saturday, Feb. 2
Day of rest. Take a breather. Go outside.Sunday, Jan. 3
Miss Austen Regrets (PBS, 9 p.m.) - In the spirit of Super Bowl counter-programming, PBS airs a dramatization of Jane Austen's last years and failed courtships featuring passages from her books and letters. Think you don't like Austen? Clueless
was a modern take on Emma
Race to the Red Carpet: Oscar Nominations (Bio, 10 p.m.) - A look at this year's nominees, complete with interviews and film clips.
House (FOX, 10:15 p.m.) - In the tradition of Friends and Alias, guest star Mira Sorvino
gets ill at the South Pole in this big name, big post-Super Bowl episode of House.Breaking Bad
, Mad Men
(AMC, 10:00 p.m. & 12:00 a.m.) - After you watch AMC's newest critical darling, Breaking Bad, set your DVR or VCR before you go to sleep. Weekly encores of Mad Men's Golden Globe winning first season air every Monday at 12:00 a.m.
Story by Vlada Gelman
Starpulse.com contributing writer