What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

'American Idol' (Fox)

Monday January 16:

Alcatraz‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Detective Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones) and Alcatraz historian Doctor Diego Soto (Jorge Garcia) team up with a secret agency that is dedicated to finding and catching inmates from the infamous prison who went missing 50 years ago and are reappearing today. The special task force includes Sam Neill as Emerson Hauser and Parminder Nagra as Doctor Lucy Banerjee.

How I Met Your Mother‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **150th Episode** Record Now

Lily and Marshall officially move to the suburbs and realize that Lily’s bossy father refuses to move out of their house. Meanwhile, the gang adjusts to them moving by going to a strip club, on the 150th episode.

Being Human‘ (9pm on Syfy) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The second season of Syfy’s hit drama picks up where the explosive season finale left off. Aidan tries to steer a leaderless Boston while resisting his deadlier vampire instincts, as he finds himself tempted and tormented by a figure from his past.

Betty White’s Off Their Rockers‘ (9:30pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Betty White’s Off Their Rockers’ is a hidden-camera comedy series that takes senior stereotypes and blows them out of the water with a cast of sassy septuagenarians who are hip, sexy and ready to party! America’s favorite comedy sweetheart sends a fearless band of senior citizens to the streets to pull shockingly hilarious pranks on the younger generation in this outrageously funny “hidden camera” show.

Lost Girl‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Anna Silk (The Ghost Whisperer) stars as seductress Bo, a Succubus (a powerful female entity in folklore) who feeds off sexual energy. Raised by human parents, Bo had no reason to believe she was anything other than the girl next door – until she “drained” her first boyfriend to death.

Tuesday January 17:

Glee‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

When Will tries to plan a special surprise for Emma, he enlists the glee club to help him sweep her off her feet. Meanwhile, Becky sets her sights on Artie, and Finn makes an announcement about his life plans after high school that surprises the glee club.

Remodeled‘ (9pm ET on The CW) **Series Premiere** Record Now

This new series centers around modeling industry veteran Paul Fisher as he tries to bring together hundreds of small agencies around the world in a new venture called The Network. The Network will give Paul the leverage to change the industry from the inside out.

Southland‘ (10pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The intensely personal, first-person look at cops and detectives on the beat stars Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King and Ben McKenzie, who will be joined this season by special guest star Lucy Liu.

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

The arrival of a Detroit mobster (Neal McDonough) in Lexington puts Raylan on a collision course with a sadistic Dixie Mafia hit man.

White Collar‘ (10pm on USA) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

In the shocking summer finale, Peter Burke’s world crumbled to pieces when he found out Neal (Bomer) was in possession of the stolen Nazi treasure and his wife Elizabeth was kidnapped because of it. Now with an uncertain future and both his personal and professional life at stake, what will Peter do? What has happened to Elizabeth? And will Neal choose a side?

Wednesday January 18:

American Idol‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Premiere** Record Now

Television’s No. 1 series returns for its highly anticipated 11th season with brand new contestants, a superstar judging panel and the best and worst of auditions. Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler traveled across the country to Savannah, Aspen, Galveston, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego and St. Louis where the good, the bad and the outrageous auditioned for their shot at stardom.

CSI‘ (10pm ET on CBS) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

When Willows works with the FBI again after a professional hit occurs at a law firm she recommended to her friend, the CSI team identifies shocking similarities at the crime scene.

Royal Pains‘ (10pm on USA) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

When the series picks up, HankMed is in danger of losing his first patient as Kassabian’s life hangs in the balance. Things in the Hamptons get even more tense as Divya juggles two jobs; Evan (Costanzo) works to fit into his fiancée’s complicated family life and Jill (Flint) continues to hide Divya’s work secret.

Thursday January 19:

The Big Bang Theory‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **100th Episode** Record Now

Everything might change when Leonard offers Penny a spur of the moment invitation to a romantic dinner for two, on the 100th episode.

Archer‘ (10pm on FX) **Winter Premiere** Record Now

Sterling is very upset when he learns that Mallory is dating his hero (and man-crush) Burt Reynolds (who provides his own voice).

Unsupervised‘ (10:30pm on FX) **Series Premiere** Record Now

‘Unsupervised’ is a comedy about optimistic best friends “Gary” and “Joel” navigating the harsh landscape of teenage life and trying to do what’s right without any parental guidance whatsoever. The series was created by and it is executive produced by Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby, all who currently serve as writer/producers on FX’s hit comedy series ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.’

Friday January 20:

Shark Tank‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The Sharks are back for a third season, continuing their search to invest in the best products and businesses that America has to offer. The critically acclaimed ‘Shark Tank’ gives budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true, and possibly make a business deal that will make them millionaires. Season Three continues to make TV history, with the Sharks offering over $6.2 million of their own money in investment deals to bankroll a creative array of innovative entrepreneurs.

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