For Sunday, January 15th 2012 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Once Upon A Time (ABC, 8pm) – “True North” – Feeling their pain from having lived through the same experience, Emma (Jennifer Morrison) desperately tries to help two homeless children find their birth father before they’re separated and put into the foster care system. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla) coerces Hansel (guest star Quinn Lord) and Gretel (guest star Karley Scott Collins) into stealing an important artifact from a blind witch (guest star Emma Caulfield).
Golden Globe Awards (NBC, 8pm) – Live from Los Angeles, the stars eat, drink, and be merry as they celebrate each other in film and television categories. Ricky Gervais hosts (and roasts) again. If this isn’t the start of Homeland’s sweep of the gold, we’re going to have to picket the next bunch of award shows.
The Good Wife (CBS, 9pm) – “Bitcoin For Dummies” – Alicia (Julianna Margulies) defends a lawyer who hires the firm after the government arrests him for not revealing the name of an anonymous client: a mysterious computer programmer who illegally invented a new online currency. Jason Biggs guest stars and Carrie Preston returns.
Shameless (SHO, 9pm) – “Summer Loving” – Frank (William H. Macy) looks for a new sugar mama, now that Sheila (Joan Cusack) is making great strides in her recovery. At home, Fiona (Emmy Rossum) has trouble juggling her new job, the kids, and the men in her life, while Debbie (Emma Kenney) wants her own room.
Pan Am (ABC, 10pm) – “Diplomatic Relations” – Dean (Mike Vogel) is tapped to fly the first-ever commercial flight to Moscow, but the day of departure, a blowhard veteran pilot, Broyles (guest star Darren Pettie), takes the controls and makes Dean co-pilot. While in Russia, Kate (Kelli Garner) tries to pull off an important mission, but when Laura (Margot Robbie) and another Pan Am stewardess are mistaken for spies, Kate tries to expedite their release with the help of an unlikely ally. Back at home, Congressman Rawlings (Chris Beetem) and his staff work to track down whoever anonymously wrote the negative new story about him, and Maggie (Christina Ricci) agrees to be his date at a fund-raiser. Can she keep her temper dealing with so many conservative political supporters and retain her cover as the article’s author? Ted (Michael Mosley)’s relationship with Amanda (Ashley Greene) gets serious, but Maggie learns something about her that may hinder this whirlwind romance.
What will you watch??
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