On TV Tonight: Friday January 14, 2011

NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Supernanny Primetime: What Would You Do? 20/20
CBS Medium CSI: NY The Mentalist (R)
CW Smallville (R) Supernatural (R)
FOX Human Target
NBC Minute to Win It (R) Dateline NBC
MISC 16th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards (VH1) Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)


NEW and/or NOTABLE
MEDIUM (8PM CBS, CTV in Canada)
Now far be it from us to accuse the creators of phoning in these last few episodes, particularly since we’ve never actually watched an episode of the show. That said, could anything read less exciting than Marie suffering a (gasp!) meltdown while taking a (double gasp!) spelling test? We’re just sayin’

CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS (9PM VH1)
Finally, an award show that promises to be 100% Twilight and Justin Bieber free. Or so we hope.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (10PM HBO)
Still searching for a silver-lining to this week’s tragedy? Meet Bill Maher, whose return to the airwaves alongside a lineup that includes actor Martin Short, White House advisor Elizabeth Warren, Political analyst James Carville, journalist Chrystia Freeland and Political consultant Mike Murphy just got that much more interesting.

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