The prequel "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" is surprisingly good. Which probably explains why Syfy home of multiple mediocre shows hasn't picked it up as a series. Set decades before "Galactica," Luke Pasqualino stars as young William Adama, whose first mission takes him into enemy space 10 years into the war with the Cylons.
Watch • 6 p.m. Sunday, Syfy The Week Ahead
A new season begins with fascinating interviews of Bob Newhart and Louis C.K.
Watch • Midnight Monday (early Tuesday), Showtime
Utahn Dawn Meehan returns as one of the "favorites" in a "fans vs. favorites" season.
Watch • 7 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 2
Chad Michael Murray ("One Tree Hill") joins the cast in the Season 5 premiere.
Watch • 8 p.m. Thursday, TNT
Conspiracy theories run amok in this new series that stars Anthony Edwards. The show wants to be thrilling, but there's a high silliness factor.
Watch • 7 p.m. Thursday, Channel 4 This Weekend
Not a particularly good new reality show, in which contestants vie for jobs.
Watch • 7 p.m. Friday, Channel 2
This disappointing series returns with a pair of episodes.
Watch • 7 and 8 p.m. Friday, Channel 13
'The Grammys Go On: A Death in the Family'
The adulation of Whitney Houston goes on in this hourlong special.
Watch • 8 p.m. Saturday, Channel 2
The second half of the season begins.
Watch • 7, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. Sunday, AMC
'Masterpiece: Downton Abbey'
In the two-hour finale of Season 3, just when it looks like there's going to be a happy ending there's not.
Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 7