Monday TV Picks: The new ‘Deception’ on NBC
TV picks for Monday, Jan. 7, 2012, include the new drama “Deception” on NBC, the return of “Bunheads” on ABC Family and “Cake Boss: Next Great Baker” on TLC.
Tonight in Prime Time
Now that the holidays are in the rearview mirror, your TV is suddenly overflowing with new stuff. Among the new series premiering this week is this drama about the investigation into the death of an heiress/party girl. It features a great cast (Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Meagan Good) and a great hook to (hopefully) keep you coming back every week. Series premiere, 10 p.m. Monday on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Also on Monday
“Frantic” (1988), 7:45 p.m. (Sundance): A U.S. doctor follows a woman on the fringe to find his kidnapped wife in Paris.
“The Bachelor,” 8 p.m. (ABC): Sean gets advice from his friend Arie; Sean meets the women and offers one the first rose.
“The Mob Doctor,” 9 p.m. (Fox): As Grace’s family remains in danger, the FBI closes in and Constantine reveals shocking information; mobster Al Trapani becomes more involved in Constantine’s business; Grace resorts to desperate measures.
“Bunheads,” 9 p.m. (ABC Family): Michelle works as a magician’s assistant; the dance studio is closed down; Ginny takes over her mother’s business; Melanie cares for her grandfather; Boo helps to take care of her little brother; Sasha returns.
“Cake Boss: Next Great Baker,” 9 p.m. (TLC): This week the competitors must create wedding cakes for some very particular brides who then decide to change their design plans mid-challenge.
“POV,” 10 p.m. (KCTS): “Reportero”: Investigative reporters at a news weekly based in Tijuana, Mexico, dedicate themselves to their jobs, despite working in a country where risks to journalists run high.
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