What's On Tonight: Modern Family, The Bridge and More

Which new shows and episodes will you watch?

by | September 25, 2013 | Comments

Welcome to What’s On Tonight, RT’s compendium of the primetime shows that are worth your time. This evening’s slate includes new shows (Back in the Game) and a bunch of returning favorites (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Modern Family, Nashville). So grab your remote, find your favorite spot on the couch, and tune in for lots of television goodness!

Premiering Tonight:

Back in the Game: Season 1

James Caan and Maggie Lawson star in this comedy a father and daughter who team up to coach a Little League baseball team; critics say it’s got a predictable setup, but the quirky ensemble cast is pretty fun.

Criminal Minds: Season 9

Joe Mantegna, Shemar Moore, and Matthew Gray Gubler are back for the ninth season of CBS’ FBI procedural, which will spend considerable time exploring the period that Agent Jennifer Jareau spent at the Pentagon in season six.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Season 14

Now entering its fourteenth season, the popular crime procedural shows no signs of letting up, as Ted Danson and Elisabeth Shue continue to lead grisly investigations in Las Vegas.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 15

The 15th season of Law & Order: SVU picks up where last season’s cliffhanger left off: with Det. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) held captive in her apartment by a vicious criminal nicknamed “the Beast.”

Modern Family: Season 5

The Emmy-winning sitcom returns for its fifth season, which finds the Pritchett clan a little older, a little wiser, and just as prone to get into trouble.

Nashville: Season 2

In Season 2 of ABC’s musical drama, Country diva Rayna James (Connie Briton) and young rising star Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) continue to fight for the spotlight.

Revolution: Season 2

Revolution‘s grim, electricity-free dystopian setting promises to be even more hazardous in its second season, as the characters attempt to pick up the pieces after a nuclear bombs rained on major cities in the first season finale.

The Middle: Season 5

Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn are back for another go-round as the Hecks in ABC’s observational sitcom, which begins its fifth campaign with eldest son Axl (Charlie McDermott) ill-prepared for his freshman year of college.

South Park: Season 17

Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s long-running animated series promises biting satire as it tackles the timely issue of government surveillance in its Season 17 premiere.

New Episodes Tonight:

The Bridge (FX): Season 1

Critics are calling The Bridge a seductive crime drama that draws viewers in with culturally conscious themes that combine intelligent mystery and spellbinding drama.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 9

According to critics, even if Season 9 of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia fails to match the series’ highs, it’s still consistently wild, wicked, and hilarious in equal measure.

The League: Season 5

Its humor might wear thin for some, but The League’s fifth season keeps the laughs coming with memorable guest stars, crude jokes, and typically silly antics.

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