We’ve been dreading this day since last November. Today is the day when THREE shows battle for supremecy at at the 9 o’clock hour (8 o’clock Central ‘cuz we go to bed earlier here). Let’s ease into this smackdown with a little bit of 8/7c action, shall we?
90210 – the CW 8/7c
“Of Heartbreaks and Hotels” – Naomi, comfortable with her new living situation, is immediately taken by Liam (guest star Matt Lanter, “Heroes”), a hot bartender at her hotel. Sparks begin to fly between the two but Naomi is confused by the mystery that surrounds Liam. Silver gets extremely upset when her surprise Valentine’s Day dinner for Dixon doesn’t go as planned, but the two find a way to make the date a moment to remember. Annie becomes increasingly jealous of Ethan and Rhonda’s close connection and takes advantage of information about Rhonda’s past in order to benefit herself, causing Ethan to confront her about her terrible actions. Adrianna doesn’t have a date for the dance and decides to spend the night loading up on chocolate, until she hears a surprise knock on her door.
Privileged – the CW 9/8c
“All About Betrayal” – Megan is thrilled when Will tells her that his father (guest star Steven Culp) is starting a new magazine based on Megan and Will’s idea. Eager to pitch ideas for the first issue, Megan and Will soon find the magazine’s new editor-in-chief, David Besser (Robert Buckley), is not easy to please. When Marco decides to win Keith (guest star David Monohan) back and shows up unannounced at his house, he discovers Keith is now involved with his longtime friend Jennifer (Jennifer Elise Cox). Marco takes dramatic action to keep his true love from slipping away. Meanwhile, Rose tells Sagethe shocking news that Miles is their real grandfather. The twins tell Megan what they know, then confront Laurel with the truth. During all the family drama, Rose knows that Sage is keeping something from her and when Sage finally confesses her own personal secret, it causes a profound change in the twin’s relationship.
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Fringe – FOX 9/8c
“Ability” – German agents question Olivia about her “relationship” with David Robert Jones, an escaped prisoner questioned months earlier now living in the U.S. Meanwhile, the Fringe Division investigates a threatening case where victims die faceless from their orifices suddenly sealing. With few leads and many questions, German authorities turn to Olivia, Peter and Walter to help makes sense of the return of Mr. Jones and the foreboding mysterious occurrences. As the investigation unfolds, Olivia is put to test.
The Mentalist – CBS 9/8c
“Crimson Casanova” – With Patrick Jane’s help, Cho goes undercover as a ladies’ man with all the right moves in order to catch a killer who has his own set of pseudo-mentalist techniques.
Leverage – TNT 10/9c
“The Juror #6 Job” – Star Trek Reunion Alert! – When Parker attends jury duty in order to keep up the legitimacy of one of her aliases, she notices some strange things at the trial. It seems someone is trying to buy a favorable verdict, but not if the Leverage team can steal it first. Armin Shimerman and Brent Spiner guest star, Jonathan Frakes directs.