Can Two and a Half Men keep the success going? Everyone was talking last week about the season premiere sans Charlie Sheen and with Ashton Kutcher. It was a hilarious season premiere. Can they keep up with the success? I’m hoping so. Mike & Molly is back tonight right after Men, too. And a special note to ABC: I am eschewing The Chew. Catch up on other TV you may have missed at TV-Links.
1. Live with Regis and Kelly. Guests include Melissa McCarthy, Cloris Leachman, and Blake Shelton. Syndicated, check local listings.
2. Hallmark Block with Martha, Emeril, and More. Hallmark is premiering an exciting morning block of programming. It starts out with The Martha Stewart Show, is followed by the new Emeril’s Table, Martha Bakes, Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn, and Petkeeping with Marc Marrone. 9:00 AM Hallmark.
3. Foul Play. Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn team up to intervene in a plot to assassinate the Pope. 11:00 AM CT CMT
4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Wanda Sykes, Joe Jonas, and Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.
6. How I Met Your Mother. When Ted runs in an ex he was unfaithful to, he trie to make amends. Barnet gets a bet going with Marshall and Lily. 7:00 PM CT CBS
7. Sing Off. The second set of groups perform in front of the judges for the first time. 7:00 PM CT NBC
8. Dancing with the Stars. The stars take on the jive and the quickstep. 7:00 PM CT ABC
9. Gossip Girl. Serena errs at work. Chuck, Nate, and Serena go to a Hollywood Hills party, Blake and Louis have wedding planning snafus, and Dan wants to prevent a magazine from publishing a book excerpt. 7:00 PM CT CW
10. Terra Nova. Series premiere. The Shannon family goes back in time in a pilgrimage to settle the Terra Nova colony. 8:00 PM CT Fox
11. The Lying Game. Sutton could get lucky with the information she’s looking for, and Alec visits Eduardo in the ICU. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family
12. Basketball Wives LA. The ladies dress down Draya for missing Jackie’s wedding, and Imani wants to get back in the game. 7:00 PM CT VH1
13. 2 Broke Girls. Caroline moves along Max’s breakup with Robbie, trying to be helpful. 7:30 PM CT CBS
14. NFL Football. Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys. 7:30 PM CT ESPN
15. Two and a Half Men. Walden’s ex, Bridget (Judy Greer), shows up. 8:00 PM CT CBS
15. Hart of Dixie. Dr. Zoe Hart gets turned down for the fellowship she was counting on and decides to go to work at a stranger’s small Alabama medical practice. 8:00 PM CT CW
16. American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior. In the aftermath of the settlement, Senior tries to commission a painting from Mikey, OCC starts a hybrid seed company build, and PJD does a medical technology company build. 8:00 PM CT Discovery
17. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Adrienne, Paul, and Kim go to the last game of the season, and Kyle hosts a charity cocktail party. 8:00 PM CT Bravo
18. Wrong Turn: The Kati Kim Story. A family vacation during Thanksgiving comes to a struggle for survival. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet
19. The Bad Girls Club. The new Bad Girl crashes the party, and the others deal with the events that had Priscilla leave. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen
20. Mike & Molly. Season Premiere. Fresh off their engagement, Molly wants to start wedding planning, but Mike would rather go fishing with friends. 8:30 PM CT CBS
21. Hawaii Five-0. Lori WEston, who has great profiling skills, joins the team to be sure McGarrett and the others follow Gov. Denning’s new rules, and a teenage paddleboard champion gets abducted. 9:00 PM CT CBS
22. The Playboy Club. While the girls train for a cover girl contest, secrets are exposed. Nick finds support from Mayor Daley when he runs for district attorney. 9:00 PM CT NBC
23. Castle. Castle and Becket suspect a vigilante in a costume is behind the an ex-con’s mysterious murder. 9:00 PM CT TNT
24. Alphas. The Alphas team is taking on their hardest project yet as they go up against their nemesis in Red Flag. Dr. Rosen realizes that his daughter is now caught up in the mission and is being followed by Red Flag. 9:00 PM CT Syfy
25. Most Eligible Dallas. Courtney takes on an awkward invite for a double date, and the whole group goes to a concert together. 9:00 PM CT Bravo
26. Cake Boss. In the first half hour, Buddy is commissioned to make a chandelier cake that needs to hang upside down like the real think, and baby Carlo’s christening. In the second half hour, Buddy creates a huge dinosaur cake for a museum wedding, and Buddy proposes to Lisa again. 9:00 PM CT TLC
27. Hair Battle Spectacular. The contestants have a good vs. evil battle when split into superheroes and villains, and Fingaz makes a retune as judge. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen
28. Weeds. Nancy is betrayed by Silas, and Doug and Whit create a plan to keep the hedge fund going. 9:00 PM CT Showtime
29. The Big C. Lee’s passing inspires Cathy, Paula tries something new with the insurance agency, and Adam and Dr. Todd connect. 9:30 PM CT Showtime
30. Conan. Taylor Lautner, Kevin Hart, and Neal Brennan are the guests. 10:00 PM CT TBS
31. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight include Seth Rogen, Poppy Montgomery, and Fleet Foxes. 10:35 PM CT CBS