The week’s best bets on TV

  • Fri Jun 13th, 2014 6:48pm
  • Life

By Chuck Barney Contra Costa Times

Tonight

Tonight’s turbocharged episode of “24: Live Another Day” is the 200th overall for the action franchise. But will the overworked Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) have a chance to chill out and celebrate? No way. 9 p.m., Fox.

Tuesday

Ken Burns’ latest history lesson “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” won’t air in its entirety until the fall. But tonight you can get a sneak preview of the seven-part documentary about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor. 8 p.m., PBS.

Has Season 1 of “Fargo” been an absolute blast? You’re darn tootin’. Unfortunately, tonight we have to bid farewell to Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton), Lester (Martin Freeman) and the rest of the gang. 10 p.m., FX.

Wednesday

In the Season 3 finale of “Melissa &Joey,” Joe (Joseph Lawrence) impulsively invites his family to move in before running his plan by Mel (Melissa Joan Hart). It’s such a bad idea in so many ways. 8 p.m., ABC Family.

Thursday

The new drama “Dominion” is an epic supernatural tale set in the near future, when an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, wages war against mankind. To which we say: Bring it, Gaby. 9 p.m., Syfy.

Friday

Not to be confused with “Last Comic Standing,” the new reality series “Funniest Wins” has aspiring comedians facing off in various challenges as they try to make people laugh. Marlon Wayans is our host. 10 p.m., TBS.

Saturday

The electrifying second season of “Orphan Black” ends with Sarah being forced to concede when Rachel launches her latest ploy. OK, now let’s get that Emmy nomination ready for Tatiana Maslany. 9 p.m., BBC America.