Tonight's Best TV

A Daily Guide to Notable Shows by Ray Rahman

9-10:30PM PBS MINISERIES DEBUT

Masterpiece: Death Comes to Pemberley

P.D. James' cheeky mash-up of Pride and Prejudice and Agatha Christie gets a snoozy treatment in this two-night event (part 2 airs Nov. 2). Mr. Darcy (Matthew Rhys) and wife Elizabeth (Anna Maxwell Martin) are six years into their blissful marriage when a murder implicating the caddish George Wickham (Matthew Goode) rocks Pemberley. Successful period mysteries invest fully in their inhabitants (see: Gosford Park), which just doesn't happen here. Rhys (The Americans) and Goode (The Good Wife) are doing more impressive work on their TV shows, and despite Maxwell Martin's best efforts, Lizzy comes off as a dour drip. Where's the spirited gal Jane Austen made us all love? C — Jason Clark

8-9PM ABC

Once Upon a Time

Regina unenthusiastically aligns with Emma to track down the villainous Snow Queen (Elizabeth Mitchell), with guidance from the man in the mirror.

9-10PM OWN

Oprah: Where Are They Now?

A Different World cast members reunite after some relaxing, relating, and releasing.

9-10PM Showtime

Homeland

Carrie attempts to ''earn the trust of a frightened asset,'' which is probably her baby SHE ALMOST DROWNED!!!! (Sorry. Can't let it go.)

9:30-10:30PM CBS

The Good Wife

Michael J. Fox, Carrie Preston, Kyle MacLachlan, and Ana Gasteyer return! Josh Charles does not. (Sorry. Can’t let it go.)

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