What To Watch Tonight? We’ve got the last of the Charlie Brown specials of the year with the perfectly okay, Happy New Year, Charlie Brown. Also on tonight of note, all new Top Chef – one of the few original programs on tonight worth watching. And our other stand by, checking out some excellent episodes of Doctor Who … Tennant isn’t our favorite Doctor but he IS our second favorite Doctor and all of his eps are worth a watch!
1st Choice: Happy New Year, Charlie Brown. “From 1986: Charlie Brown rings in the new year at a party with Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” and ends up missing the evening’s surprise. Also: 1980’s “She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown,” which features Snoopy helping Peppermint Patty train for her first ice-skating competition.” ABC
2nd Choice: I Feel Bad. This surprisingly funny sitcom finishes off its (series?) season run tonight with back to back episodes. “Emet realizes she doesn’t know very much about her father, and goes to extreme measures to learn more about him. Meanwhile, the guys at work try to open up more to each other.” “When work threatens to get in the way of Emet’s vacation, she finds a creative solution to spend some time away with her family. She asks the guys at GamePunch to housesit while she’s away.” NBC
3rd Choice: Doctor Who. The BBC America marathon of Doctor Who continues. Tonight’s episode take place during David Tennant’s first season as the Doctor
9pm Hour: 1st Choice: Top Chef. “In a massive twist, Padma’s favorite challenge comes early, but the chefs must first duke it out in an amuse bouche-based Quickfire for Karen Akunowicz and Nina Compton. With twelve chefs remaining, three restaurants will be battling for victory. James Beard Award-winning restaurateur Caroline Styne joins as the guest judge along with Nilou Motamed. Tom leaves the chefs breathless with an announcement that will change the course of the competition.” Bravo
2nd Choice: Doctor Who. The Doctor Who marathon continues on BBC America.
3rd Choice: Dead Silent. “On their way to Oregon, young lovebirds Kevin Thorpe and Laura Craig come face-to-face with evil on the mountainous, desolate back roads of Northern California.” ID
1st Choice: Doctor Who. The Doctor Who marathon continues on BBC America.
2nd Choice: The Night That Didn’t End. “The sister of a stabbed woman in Ohio helps detectives solve the murder.” ID
3rd Choice: The Dead Files. “n an enhanced episode, Steve and Amy travel to Leslie, MI, to investigate chilling reports of extreme paranormal activity at a family’s home. During her walk, Amy encounters a shadow creature that mentally torments the home’s occupants.” Travel