TV highlights: ‘Saint George’ and ‘Review’ premiere

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TV highlights: ‘Saint George’ and ‘Review’ premiere

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by tommyj

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Returning after a three-month hiatus, “Once Upon a Time” (ABC at 8 p.m.) picks right back up with the Lizard coming to the Knave’s rescue and freeing him from the bottle. Then, a Disney movie and a C.S. Lewis story come together when Jafar makes plans to befriend a Jabberwocky.

Tom and Ben are amid massive benefit-concert planning on “Parks and Recreation” (NBC at 8:30) and have to meet with several potential corporate sponsors, while Leslie’s life takes a few unexpected turns.

SERIES PREMIERE: Reviewed by TV critic Hank Stuever on Page C9, “Saint George” (FX at 9) casts George Lopez as a successful, single Mexican American entrepreneur who is caught between two cultures.

Expect heightened tension between Harvey, Jessica and Scottie when “Suits” (USA at 9) resumes its third season.

Fitz shows off his jealous streak on “Scandal” (ABC at 10) when he must confront a hard truth at a presidential event.

When “Beat Bobby Flay” (Food at 10) premieres in its normal time slot tonight, a self-declared “chefarmer” from Georgia goes head-to-head with a Boston chef for a chance to battle it out with Flay in his own kitchen.

SERIES PREMIERE: Celebrities welcome viewers into their homes to select personal items to be auctioned off for charity on “Celebrity Home Raiders” (Lifetime at 10). Gene Simmons and his wife Shannon Tweed show off their home in the opener.

SERIES PREMIERE: From the makers of the documentary series “Brick City” comes the eight-part series “Chicagoland” (CNN at 10), which follows real people through the realities of an urban city, examining social policy, education and public safety.

SERIES PREMIERES: Two more new shows reviewed by Stuever on Pages C1 and C9 are “Review” (Comedy at 10), which stars comedian Andy Daly as a “life critic” who reviews experiences instead of arts/culture, and then over on USA at the same time, “Sirens” follows the antics of three Chicago EMTs.

Actress Lindsay Lohan and comedian Billy Eichner come to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC at 11:35), with a musical performance from Bad Things.

Maceys Inc.’s best bagger champion, Andrew Hadlock, is on the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with music from Bob Mould.

Actors Aaron Paul and Bellamy Young stop by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), with a performance from Jetta.

— Rachel Lubitz

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