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TV best bets with Grammy Awards, season finale of 'Sleepy Hollow'

The Grammy Awards on CBS Sunday will bring together interesting combos again e.g. Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder, Robin Thicke and Chicago, and Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney. There are rumors that

Paul McCartney is scheduled to perform with Ringo Starr on Sunday on the Grammy Awards. CREDIT: Getty Images

and Beyonce might pop up, too.

And there are plenty of solo performances, too, including Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar.

Otherwise, two fall shows are closing shop this season: Fox's hit new show "Sleepy Hollow" Monday and NBC's not-quite-a-hit  new show "Dracula" Friday.

These tips cover Monday, January 20 through Sunday, January 26, 2014:


“The Bachelor” 8 p.m. ABC — Ten of the remaining 15 women got on a group soccer outing.

“Sleepy Hollow” 8 p.m. Fox (first season finale) — Ichabod and Abbie discover a secret hidden in George Washington's Bible.

“How I Met Your Mother” 8 p.m. CBS — A woozy Barney spills secrets.

“Hollywood Game Night ” 8 p.m. NBC (second season debut) — Players include Jason Alexander and Valerie Bertinelli.

“Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook Off ” 9 p.m. Food — The celebrities create a signature food product they must sell to the public.

“Mike & Molly ” 9 p.m. CBS — Molly tries to alter Mike's routines and get more active.

“Single Ladies ” 9 p.m. VH1 — Raquel mulls a partnership with Terrence.

“Klondike ” 9 p.m. Discovery (mini-series debut) — Fortune seekers arrive in Dawson City, Yukon, to find gold.

“The Blacklist ” 10 p.m. NBC — The team goes undercover to pursue the Alchemist.

“Castle ” 10 p.m. ABC — A rising pop star's body is found in an alley.

“Intelligence ” 10 p.m. CBS — Gabriel discovers Mei Chen is alive.


“The Biggest Loser” 8 p.m. NBC— The contestants receive makeovers wit help from Tim Gunn.

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine ” 8:30 p.m. Fox — Terry returns to the field and learns from Jake how to control his emotions.

“Klondike” 9 p.m. Discovery — Food and supplies run low.

“New Girl ” 9 p.m. Fox — As Jess' birthday approaches, Nick plans to throw her the perfect party.

“The Mindy Project” 9:30 p.m. Fox — Mindy winds up in the desert in the aftermath of her breakup with Cliff.

“Chicago Fire” 10 p.m. NBC — A power outage leaves the neighborhood in darkness.

“Cougar Town” 10 p.m. TBS — Jules and Grayson get a wedding invitation from a couple they barely know.

“Justified” 10 p.m. FX — Raylan is king for a day in the seized mansion of a mob accountant.

“Are You The One?” 11 p.m. MTV (new series) — Three Atlantans are part of 10 women and 10 guys placed in a house. They try to pick their perfect matches - and split $1 million if they get them right.


“American Idol 8 p.m. Fox — Auditions go to Detroit.

“Revolution 8 p.m. NBC— Gene decides to help the town of Willoughby.

“Criminal Minds 9 p.m. CBS — The BAU hunts for a vigilante killer in Cleveland.

“Klondike 9 p.m. Discovery (mini-series finale) — Bill seeks revenge while the Count eyes Bill's gold. .

“Law & Order: SVU 9 p.m. NBC— A teen runaway is found raped near a park.

“Modern Family 9 p.m. ABC— Phil and Claire's dinner with Haley takes a surprising turn.

“Psych 9 p.m. USA — This remake of an episode from the first season follows the investigation of a weathercaster charged with a heinous crime.

“American Horror Story 10 p.m. FX — The end of Fiona's reign approaches.

“CSI 10 p.m. CBS — The CSIs discover a car crash victim is someone they know.

“Duck Dynasty 10 p.m. A&E — Si records a day in his life.

“Wahlbergers 10:31 p.m. A&E (new series) — The Wahlberg fammily runs burger joins in Massachusetts.

“Nashville 10 p.m. ABC — Scarlett's career soars when she duets with Georgia's Zac Brown.

“Top Chef 10 p.m. Bravo — The chefs battle for a new car.


“American Idol 8 p.m. Fox — Atlanta auditions are next.

“Community” 8 p.m. NBC — Abed organizes a going-away activity for Troy.

“The Vampire Diaries” 8 p.m. the CW — Katherine recalls the traumatic night in 1490 when she gave birth to a daughter.

“Parks & Recreation” 8:30 p.m. NBC — Leslie and Ben get into an argument over questionable sales methods.

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” 9 p.m. TLC — The family takes an RV journey.

“The Fighters” 9 p.m. Discovery (new series) — Rival gyms join forces in the opener of a series exploring boxing in South Boston.

“Rake” 9 p.m. Fox (new series) — Greg Kinnear plays a defense attorney in a comedy-drama.

“White Collar” 9 p.m. USA — Peter interrupts Diana's maternity leave so she can help expose a corrupt stock trader.

“King of the Nerds ” 10 p.m. TBS (second season debut) — A local "nerd" Kelsey Winkler is represented.

“Parenthood” 10 p.m. NBC — Sarah begins a new project with Hank.


“Bones 8 p.m. Fox — Sweets goes undercover in the world of professional chess.

“Last Man Standing 8 p.m. ABC — Mandy turns to Blanca for assistance with a class project.

“Cold Justice 8 p.m. TBS — Kelly and Yolanda journey to Alabama to investigate a 2005 murder.

“Grimm 9 p.m. NBC — A serial killer who targets and scalps police officers is on the loose in Portland.

“Hawaii Five-O 9 p.m. CBS — Internal Affairs questions Chin about the day his father was murdered.

“Raising Hope 9 p.m. Fox — Jimmy and Sabrina try fencing to relieve tension in their relationship.

“Shark Tank” 9 p.m. ABC — A maker of stylish baby shoes impresses Mark Cuban with her story.

“Enlisted” 9:30 p.m. Fox — Pete struggles to re-acclimate to life in the States.

“Dracula” 10 p.m. NBC (first season finale) — A public demonstration of Grayson's technology takes place with catastrophic consequences.


“Lizzie Borden Took an Ax 8 tonight Lifetime — Sunday school teacher Lizze Borden (Christina Ricci) is accused of murdering her parents with an ax in 1892 Massachusetts.

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 tonight NBC — Jonah Hill hosts.

“The Bachelor” 8 p.m. Sunday ABC — Sean and Catherine's wedding.

“56th Annual Grammy Awards” 8 p.m. Sunday CBS — LL Cool J hosts. Lorde, Katy Perry, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift perform.

“Downton Abbey” 9 p.m. Sunday GPB — Bates attempts to learn what's troubling Anna.

“Shameless” 9 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Frank stalks his previously unseen daughter Sammi.

“True Detective” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO — An obscured image in a church leads Hart and Cohle to a tent-revival minister.

“Girls” 10 p.m. Sunday HBO — Hannah deals with a tragedy.

“House of Lies” 10 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Marty and Jeannie pit rival grocery clients against one another.

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