Boardwalk Empire – 9/8c HBO
“What Does the Bee Do” – At a birthday party for Mayor Bader (Kevin O’Rourke), Nucky’s attorney has a legal brainstorm that could turn the tide in Nucky’s election-rigging case. Facing a local liquor surplus, Jimmy and Mickey (Paul Sparks) head to Philadelphia in search of buyers, while Nucky strikes an unlikely deal to get booze into Atlantic City. Eli frets over the Commodore’s ability to lead; Margaret doles out staff bonuses; Chalky is cornered at work and at home; Owen puts his munitions expertise to work; Van Alden’s (Michael Shannon) agents target Mickey’s warehouse; Richard (Jack Huston) lets down his guard in the name of art; Gillian (Gretchen Mol) recalls her “first time” with the Commodore.
The Good Wife – 9/8c CBS
“Feeding the Rat” – Alicia takes on a pro bono case where the witness quickly becomes the prime suspect, but it’s Lockhart & Gardner that may be in the most jeopardy, as Will and Diane consider their futures and the firm’s direction.
Pan Am – 10/9c ABC
“Eastern Exposure” – After a last minute change sends the crew on a flight to Rangoon, a routine courier mission for Kate turns harrowing as she struggles to make a drop by the deadline. Meanwhile, Maggie takes naive Laura under her wing and shows her the wilder side of the city; and news of a space mission leads Ted to reflect on his own past and what his powerful family connections have cost him.
Against the Wall – 10/9c Lifetime
“Wonder What God’s Up To” – Abby and Lina investigate the apparent suicide of a police officer and sexual-abuse allegations against the department chaplain. Meanwhile, Mackie and Abby’s brothers plan a surprise birthday party for Abby and argue over whether to invite Danny or Brody.