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It was an extremely light night of new programming on the major networks because of the Presidential Address; in fact, there was only one Tuesday drama that aired a new episode.

Here is how that lone Tuesday drama fared in the overall ratings:

8 PM Show:
The Flash (The CW) [NEW] – 2.8 million

What did you watch on TV last night? Please share.

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The new E! drama The Arrangement will debut on March 5 at 10 PM.

Show Synopsis: The 10-part drama shows what happens when actress Megan Morrison (Christine Evangelista from Chicago Fire and The Walking Dead) auditions for the role of a lifetime, she also lands a Cinderella-esque date with A-list movie star Kyle West (Josh Henderson from Dallas). But things get complicated when Megan is offered a 10 million dollar marriage contract and is introduced to Kyle’s secretive self-help organization, The Institute of the Higher Mind.

While Megan has a mysterious past she is trying to keep hidden, Kyle has secrets of his own. Terence (Michael Vartan from Alias) runs The Institute of the Higher Mind, a burgeoning self-help organization with a retreat-like campus in Malibu. Kyle credits both Terence and The Institute for his success. In addition to being Kyle’s best friend and closest confidante, Terence also helps manage his career, as his wife, DeAnn (Lexa Doig from Arrow and Continuum), is Kyle’s producing partner. Terence, whose motives are often unclear, created this contract to “protect” Kyle.

The show will also feature Autumn Reeser (The O.C.) and Katharine Isabelle (Being Human and Hannibal).

Here is a trailer for The Arrangement:

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On March 5, the two-hour debut of the new series Time After Time will air on ABC at 9 PM.

The series chronicles the adventures of a young H.G. Wells (Freddie Stroma from UnReal) as he travels through centuries, decades and days in the time machine he created. While in the pursuit of the charismatic (yet secretly psychopathic) Dr. John Stevenson (Josh Bowman from Revenge), better known as “Jack the Ripper,” Wells travels to modern day New York City in search of Stevenson following the doctor’s brazen escape from authorities in Wells’ London home. But instead of the Utopia he imagined, Wells finds a world more aligned with Stevenson’s temperament that leads him on a daring adventure full of mystery, romance and intrigue.

The cast includes Genesis Rodriguez (Big Hero 6), Nicole Ari Parker (Rosewood), Jennifer Ferrin (Hell On Wheels) and Will Chase (Nashville).

Here is a trailer for Time After Time:

Trying to figure out what to watch tonight? Be it new episodes of the TV season, reairs of cable series or a movie, here are some suggestions:

5 PM:
Open Range movie on AMC

6 PM:
Burlesque movie on Freeform
Independence Day movie on Syfy

6:09 PM:
Sweet Home Alabama movie on Starz

7 PM:
The Wolverine movie on FX
Loving Leah movie on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The Blind Side movie on Spike

8 PM:
Arrow on The CW (NEW)
Major Crimes on TNT (Reair)
Hello, My Name is Doris movie on EPIX

9 PM:
The 100 on The CW (NEW)
The Magicians on Syfy (NEW)
Major Crimes on TNT (NEW)
Away & Back movie on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

10 PM:
Doubt on CBS (NEW)
Legion on FX (NEW)
Six on History Channel (NEW)
Suits on USA Network (NEW – Finale)
Major Crimes on TNT (Encore)

Enjoy!

custody

The Lifetime original movie Custody will debut on March 4 at 8 PM.

The film revolves around three women brought together when hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz (Catalina Sandino Moreno from The Affair), has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son. Ally Fisher (Hayden Panettiere from Nashville), a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman (Viola Davis from How to Get Away With Murder), a veteran of the Family Court System.

The film also stars veteran actress Ellen Burstyn, Tony Shalhoub (Monk) and Dan Fogler (Secrets and Lies and Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them).

Here is a preview for Custody.

TV Ratings

It was a nearly full night of programming on the major networks with most of the Monday night dramas airing new episodes, including the debut of a new NBC series.

Here is how all of the Monday night dramas fared in the overall ratings last night:

8 PM Shows:
24: Legacy (FOX) [NEW] – 4 million
Supergirl (The CW) [NEW] – 2.2 million

9 PM Shows:
APB (FOX) [NEW] – 3.4 million
When We Rise (ABC) [4-Part Mini-Series – DEBUT of Part 1] – 2.9 million [average over 2 hours]
Jane the Virgin (The CW) [NEW] – 943,000 viewers

10 PM Shows:
Taken (NBC) [DEBUT] – 7.4 million
Scorpion (CBS) [NEW] – 6.8 million

What did you watch on TV last night? Please share.

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The Good Place ended earlier this season with a jaw-dropping finale that both resets the show and keeps it exactly the same.

With that idea in mind, and referencing just a bit of Supernatural and Groundhog’s Day, here’s what I’d love to see in Season Two of The Good Place:

1. Something like what happened in Supernatural’s “Mystery Spot”, where there are just enough changes to the second season from the first season for fans to notice, but still feel like a slightly different season;

2. More of Eleanor’s new soulmate. Man looked good;

3. Janet helping Eleanor figure out how to find Chidi, Jianyu and Tahani; and,

4. More characters that aren’t all connected to working with Michael and his grand design.

What do you want to see more from The Good Place in season two?