This week’s best bets on TV

Today

24: Live Another Day: Tightly coiled action hero Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) returns to put the beat-down on evildoers who want to kill the visiting U.S. president (William Devane). 8 p.m., Fox (Channel 13).

Tuesday

In the season finale of New Girl, Jess and Nick (Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson) decide to go ahead and take a cruise they booked before their breakup, and invite the gang along. 9 p.m., Fox (Channel 13).

Wednesday

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation wraps up another season with an episode that has Russell (Ted Danson) and his team look into a crime with a connection to a mob heist that occurred 25 years earlier. 10 p.m., CBS (Channel 7).

Thursday

Broadway Idiot: Green Day on Broadway is a documentary that follows rocker Billie Joe Armstrong as he works with collaborators to transform the band’s landmark album, “American Idiot,” into a raucous Broadway musical. 8 p.m., Showtime.

Friday

In the season finale of Blue Bloods, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) disobeys orders and investigates a case he was told was off-limits. The “shocking” information he uncovers could have serious repercussions. 10 p.m., CBS (Channel 7).

Saturday

Season 2 of In the Flesh kicks off with poor Kieren (Luke Newberry) having to deal with more hatred aimed at so-called “rotters.” 10 p.m., BBC America.

Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times

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