What To Watch – Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tonight, Barry is doing thug life time while the Trickster returns to menace Central City on an all new The Flash; in Freeland, Jefferson Pierce is trying to figure out if he should be Black Lightning once again; and at 10pm, the season 5 premiere of Drunk History featuring kickass heroines through time.

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8pm Hour:

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1st Choice:   The Flash. “When a familiar villain returns to terrorize Central City, Ralph must rise up to defend the innocent while Barry is detained by his trial. Meanwhile, Barry searches for the strength to keep his optimism alive in the face of his new circumstances.”  The CW

2nd  Choice:    NCIS. “After McGee and Torres visit the home of a high schooler who witnessed a hit-and-run, her parents, Christopher and Julie Bell, flee with their daughter, leaving NCIS in the lurch. Also, Vance’s daughter is arrested for shoplifting” CBS

3rd Choice:  The Fosters.  We are considering begging recap coverage of The Fosters so we’re adding it into our rotation of recommended show.  “Callie and her friends support Ximena in a big way at a conservative anti-immigration rally and get a lot of buzz for Ximena’s plight. Nick provides a key piece of evidence that may help Lena save Anchor Beach from going private.” Freeform

9pm Hour:

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1st Choice:    Black Lightning.  “As the community struggles with the violence surrounding them, a glimmer of hope appears: Is Black Lightning back? Lynn Stewart, noticing the changes in the community, is also left wondering. While Jefferson Pierce struggles with his decision, Gambi urges him to take up the mantle once more and return to life as Black Lightning. Anissa and Jennifer try to deal with the aftermath of their jolting experience.”   The CW

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2nd Choice:    LA to Vegas.  “Ronnie recognizes that a regular passenger appears to be cheating on his wife and considers whether or not she should expose him. Captain Dave falls for an air traffic controller, but has trouble asking her out. Meanwhile, passengers get a little carried away when Jackpot Airlines installs credit card swipers to charge for just about everything on board”  Fox

3rd Choice:  Bull.    “A widow hires Bull to help represent her when the police decide that she is the most likely suspect in orchestrating her wealthy husband’s death, making it look like a home invasion gone wrong” CBS

10pm Hour:

l-r: Many Moore as Clara Barton & Jack McBrayer as Abraham Lincoln (Photo Credit: Comedy Central)

1st Choice:   Drunk History and Another Period.  We don’t know anything about Another Period, airing at 10:30pm, other than the promos look funny but we’re here to tell you to watch the Season 5 Premiere of Drunk History, one of the funniest things on TV there is.  Tonight’s episode, “Evan Rachel Wood, Tiffany Haddish, Mandy Moore, and Busy Phillips pay tribute to the first woman to fight in the Revolutionary War. and a museum curator who saved art from the Nazis and Civil War.” Comedy Central

2nd Choice:  Undercover High. “At Highland Park High School, the undercover participants make inroads with at-risk students struggling to beat the odds and two new participants drop into the school unsure whether they’ll make any connections at all.” A&E

3rd Choice:   Hunting Hitler.   This crazy show is still going on … “At the bottom of an Arctic fjord in Norway, Tim dives on Nazi relics that may blow the case wide open; and Mike and James encounter a smuggler who leads them to a Nazi castle on the Italian border.” History

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