What To Watch Tonight – Wednesday, January 23, 2019

What To Watch Tonight?  Our Top Pick To Watch Tonight is the series premiere of The Magicians (check out all of our The Magicians content here). Another Top Pick is Deadly Class which comes on right after The Magicians premiere.  Also on, All American (our latest recap is here), Riverdale, Vikings, Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell & Back, and The Dictator’S Playbook.

THE MAGICIANS — Pictured: Hale Appleman as Eliot Waugh — (Photo by: Eric Milner/SYFY)

8pm Hour: 

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1st Choice: Riverdale. “With SATs around the corner, Alice and FP urge Jughead and Betty to stop investigating G&G and start focusing on their SAT prep. However, when Alice takes things one step too far, Betty is forced to come face-to-face with someone from her past. Finally, Jughead makes a bold move against the Gargoyle Gang.” The CW

2nd Choice: Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell & Back.  “Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell On Wheels” travels to Catfish Cabin, a traditional southern-style restaurant located in Memphis. After intense investigation and surveillance, Chef Ramsay and his crew find a passionate, but fragmented team, whose feuding is bringing down the entire restaurant’s morale. Ramsay will try to bring this failing restaurant back from the brink of disaster—all in just 24 hours.” Fox

3rd Choice:  Mysteries at the Museum. “Don Wildman investigates a deranged nurse who became one of history’s most prolific serial killers, a tragic explosion that forever changed the NASA space program and a bizarre bunny that terrorized a rural community.” Travel

9pm Hour:

THE MAGICIANS — Pictured: Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice — (Photo by: Eric Milner/SYFY)

1st Choice:  The Magicians. “Brian takes a friend out for ice cream, while Sam is one week away from retirement.” Syfy

2nd Choice:  All American. “As Coop gets more involved in gang life, her relationship with Patience is tested, while Spencer is determined to find a way to help his community stop the violence that keeps occurring. Jordan is developing a relationship with his grandfather, which brings up family issues for Billy.” The CW

3rd Choice:  Vikings. “Ubbe is forced into hand-to-hand combat; Floki reaches new depths and is met by a shocking sight; Bjorn sets off for Scandinavia with an old rival.” History

10pm Hour:

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1st Choice: Deadly Class. “To survive at an elite academy for Deadly Arts, a teenager goes against very dangerous people.” Syfy

2nd Choice: The Dictator’s Playbook.  “The story of Italy’s Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), who was a pioneer among 20th-century dictators. From undermining judges to indoctrinating children, he forged key tactics for seizing power. He also created fascism, an ideology that would plunge Europe into darkness.”  PBS

3rd Choice:  In Pursuit with John Walsh. “John Walsh spotlights freshman Jihad Ramadan, who allegedly introduces a knife to a fistfight that claims a star college student’s life. Later, Callahan Walsh looks for Thayne Smika, who, police believe, shoots his roommate in cold blood over back rent.” ID