Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Zach Gilford and Jesse Plemons, Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
9 pm/ET NBC
NBC kicks off the football drama's third season tonight after its full run on DIRECTV. The season picks up several months after we last saw these characters, and quite a few things have changed. New high-school grad Smash struggles to find his path in life after a season-ending injury cost him his college scholarship. Tami also has some adjustments to make as she transitions from guidance counselor to principal and steps on a few toes in the process. — Brie Hearn
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10 pm/ET Sci Fi
When we last saw the Galactica crew, the four skin-jobs-in-hiding were outed, Adama hit the bottle when he learned his BFF was a toaster, the rebel Cylons made nice with the humans they almost annihilated, and the fleet had reached their cherished finish line. The good news: Overpopulation no longer seems to be an issue on Earth. The bad news: Well, see for yourself as the countdown to the series finale continues. — Michael Chant
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Suite Life on Deck
8 pm/ET Disney
Ashley Tisdale reprises her role as Maddie in this zany episode when she visits London and the boys in Europe. Maddie has long dreamed of being a princess, and her wish just may come true when she wins the heart of a young prince and he insists on marrying her. Trouble is, he's a little too young. But the pint-sized prince won't take no for an answer and refuses to allow the ship to leave port until Maddie becomes his bride. — Tim Holland
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Don't Forget the Lyrics!
9 pm/ET Fox
Magicians-cum-comedians Penn and Teller specialize in shock value, what with catching bullets in their teeth, getting run over by tractor-trailers and hanging upside down in a straitjacket over a bed of spikes. But can they make a million dollars disappear — or at least go into their pockets? Find out tonight when the dynamic duo adds karaoke to their repertoire on a quest for the top prize. — Joe Friedrich
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10 pm/ET USA
Shawn and Gus' newest case hits close to home when Lassiter is accused of a murder inside the Santa Barbara police department. The duo make it their mission to prove he's innocent, marking the first time that Lassiter may actually be thankful for Shawn's unique style of investigation. — Brie Hearn
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