Tonight's Best TV
A Daily Guide to Notable Shows
While TVD has made a valiant attempt to expand its universe now that Elena (Nina Dobrev) is off at college, the show still knows which narrative vein yields the finest O-positive: the always lurking love triangle between Elena and the Salvatore brothers (Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley). This week nudges the focus away from intriguing but impotent baddie Dr. Wes (Rick Cosnett) and back on that sexy befanged trio. Narrative innovation is nice, but every so often you just want to sympathize with some undead young adults who have crazy-good skin. B
Whatever you think of the show, you have to admit that seeing two of the funniest women on TV Margo Martindale and Eliza Coupe in one half hour is a treat.
The 8 remaining groups perform their favorite #1 hit. This is dangerous One Direction territory.
The fall finale finds Nostradamus telling Mary that someone close to her will die. Um, happy holidays to you too, buddy!