Primetime Preview: Beauty and the Beast, Sleepy Hollow and More

Which shows will you watch tonight?

by | October 7, 2013 | Comments

Welcome to Primetime Preview, RT’s compendium of the primetime shows that are worth your time. This evening’s slate includes a couple of season premieres (Beauty and the Beast, Hart of Dixie) and a bunch of returning favorites (2 Broke Girls, Castle, How I Met Your Mother), so grab your remote, find your favorite spot on the couch, and tune in for lots of television goodness!

Premiering Tonight:


Beauty and the Beast: Season 2

The critics found the first season of Beauty and the Beast to be a middling fantasy series , but the show (and one of its leads) gets a clean slate on tonight’s premiere, when Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan) emerges from his kidnapping with his memory wiped and a mysterious new mission on his mind.
More


Hart of Dixie: Season 3

Rachel Bilson is back for the third season of this fish-out-of-water comedy about a hotshot heart surgeon in a small town in Alabama; on tonight’s premiere, Zoe (Bilson) hopes to get a reference from Brick (Tim Matheson) for a new job, but first she must help him find George (Scott Porter).
More

New Episodes Tonight:


2 Broke Girls: Season 3

Once again, Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs are female and financially insolvent; in tonight’s episode, our heroines haggle over what to do with a stray cat in their appartment.
More


The Blacklist: Season 1

Critics say James Spader is riveting as a criminal-turned-informant, and his presence goes a long way toward making this twisty but occasionally implausible crime procedural compelling. On tonight’s episode Red (Spader) is on the trail of a Chinese spy who may be after classified information.
More


Bones: Season 9

The venerable crime solving couple of Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz is back, and they’ve got a bunch of new supporting players. On tonight’s episode, our heroes stage a crime scene in an attempt to snare an old adversary.
More


Castle: Season 6

Now that Castle (Nathan Fillion) has popped the question to Beckett (Stana Katic), will our heroes be able to solve crimes while reflecting on their personal lives? Tonight, our heroes investigate the slaying of a former child star.
More


Hostages: Season 1

The critics say Hostages has an intriguing premise and handsome production values, but its twisty plot sometimes strains credulity. Tonight, Duncan (Dylan McDermott) implores Ellen (Toni Collette) to make sure she remains the president’s surgeon — or else.
More


How I Met Your Mother: Season 9

This is the season in which we finally meet the mother of the title. In tonight’s episode, Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) discovers that Ted (Josh Radnor) still carries a torch for Robin (Cobie Smulders), and decides to clean him out in a poker game.
More


Mom: Season 1

Anna Faris and Allison Janney share an undeniable comedic chemistry, and if the jokes are sometimes too crass, Mom represents a sincere (and often witty) attempt to address addiction issues. Tonight, Christy (Faris) goes on her first date since becoming clean and sober.
More


Sleepy Hollow: Season 1

Despite its overstuffed plot, critics find Sleepy Hollow to be a fun romp with exciting action scenes and sparkling production values. Tonight, a Continental Army officer from the 1790s finds himself in the present day — and in the crosshairs of an old nemesis. Discuss the show here!
More


We Are Men: Season 1

The critics say that We Are Men suffers from regressive bro humor and cliched midlife crisis jokes that are too shopworn to be enlivened by its talented cast. Tonight, Stuart (Jerry O’Connell) is told by his ex-wife that she’ll finalize their divorce if she gets to keep his beloved dog.
More

Tag Cloud

Star Trek GIFs science fiction AMC Fox News FXX BET Ghostbusters A&E Bravo 24 frames USA ABC Family IFC TruTV E! Character Guide Showtime Trivia Spring TV Esquire YA President Animation GoT zombie Nominations Netflix Rom-Com History CBS 2015 Awards Teen Mary Tyler Moore MSNBC DC Comics vampires cats Action CNN thriller First Look Video Games American Society of Cinematographers historical drama based on movie RT History BBC what to watch Infographic Trailer Cartoon Network police drama Sci-Fi E3 Musical Paramount VH1 TCM crime thriller Starz TV SundanceTV Superheroes Holidays politics Schedule travel TLC cooking Hulu harry potter Nat Geo Star Wars docudrama Tumblr Fall TV TCA 2017 X-Men discovery cinemax Toys singing competition Set visit DC Universe 2016 LGBTQ SDCC Best and Worst 45 Disney Oscars Rocky Polls and Games Winners Adult Swim El Rey Comedy CBS All Access MTV Food Network Cosplay composers comiccon Year in Review NYCC ABC sitcom Disney Channel crime Calendar TV Land aliens sports Photos Amazon PBS Super Bowl Crackle Summer PaleyFest Sneak Peek Red Carpet VICE TBS 2017 GLAAD cops Lionsgate ITV Thanksgiving Pop Horror The Arrangement Sundance TIFF Marvel psycho Election Pirates Watching Series social media Drama Rock Countdown supernatural ESPN Logo Writers Guild of America Music Dark Horse Comics Premiere Dates Nickelodeon WGN The CW TCA Syfy Mindy Kaling dramedy war Reality crime drama Universal Comic Book Fantasy serial killer Comedy Central CMT Opinion Interview adventure period drama Martial Arts transformers Emmys Tomatazos talk show technology HBO OWN Biopics BBC America Freeform Extras FOX DirecTV Grammys Reality Competition Certified Fresh Warner Bros. diversity Marathons Masterpiece APB Ellie Kemper Kids & Family TNT Box Office biography Winter TV Valentine's Day Lifetime 007 FX Country NBC Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Mystery boxoffice political drama Musicals Podcast