For Sunday, January 20th 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Once Upon A Time (ABC, 8 p.m.) – “In the Name of the Brother” – Dr. Whale (David Anders) is tasked with mending Hook’s (Colin O’Donoghue) wounds and performing surgery on the stranger whose car crashed upon entering Storybrooke. But some of the townspeople fear that the stranger may have seen magic– which could expose their true identities to the world– and think that leaving him to die would be the best solution. Meanwhile, as Mr. Gold (Robert Carlyle) tries to reunite with a despondent Belle (Emilie de Ravin), Cora (Barbara Hershey) attempts to reunite with daughter Regina (Lana Parrilla); and in the land that was, Victor desperately wants to prove to his disapproving father that he can, indeed, bring back the dead.
Revenge (ABC, 9 p.m.) – “Sabotage” – A fundraiser and wine auction provide the perfect backdrop for Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Aiden’s (Barry Sloane) next plan of attack, while Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) strategically plots her next move. Meanwhile, Jack (Nick Wechsler), Declan (Connor Paolo), and Amanda (Margarita Levieva) struggle with what lies ahead.
Girls (HBO, 9 p.m.) – “I Get Ideas” – Hannah (Lena Dunham) is unnerved by Adam’s (Adam Driver) creepy website. Meanwhile, Marnie (Allison Williams) considers a new career path; Elijah (Andrew Rannells) confesses a recent transgression; and Jessa (Jemima Kirke) gets a new wedding gift.
Shameless (SHO, 9 p.m.) – “The American Dream” – Fiona (Emmy Rossum) wakes in a panic. She can’t believe she gave Meg a thousand dollars. She has no idea how to run a club night. Plus, the property tax is due. Lip’s (Jeremy Allen White) PISSED. Frank (William H. Macy) stumbles home drunk looking for a bed. Nobody wants Frank back, except Debbie (Emma Kenney). Debbie tends to Frank and helps Sheila (Joan Cusack) with fussy Hymie. Unfortunately for Sheila and Jody (Zach McGowan), Frank may be the only one that can keep him quiet. Lip begins his community service where he meets Casper and the kids from City Youth, a group of North Side do-gooders helping to clean up the South Side. Lip comes up with a scam to put these kids to work for his own financial benefit. Despite all her hard work, Fiona fails to make any money off the club, leaving Lip to use his newfound yuppie friends to make some money back.
House of Lies (SHO, 10 p.m.) – “When Dinosaurs Ruled The Planet” – Marty (Don Cheadle) and the Pod head to Las Vegas to help an aging casino regain its luster. They are joined by Tamara (Nia Long), Galweather Stearn’s newest partner-level consultant and rival of Marty’s from business school. Clyde (Ben Schwartz ) is seduced by the VIP bottle-service Las Vegas nightlife. His ties to club owners, the Dushkin Twins (Evan and Taylor Hart), will prove to be valuable to Marty. Jeannie (Kristen Bell) finds a passive-aggressive foe in Galweather Stearn’s interim CEO, Julianne (Bess Armstrong).
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