Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV tonight


The War Room With Jennifer Granholm 9 p.m., Current

This new nightly political talk fest features the former two-term Michigan governor digging in to the 2012 election. Granholm (left, with Al Gore, chairman of Current TV) recently told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour that she believes she offers a unique perspective. “I’m the only person on cable, or otherwise, TV that is a former governor that’s focused on the election, politics, and policy, and so I’ll be able to show you something and listen to these guests and tell the viewers what are talking points and what aren’t talking points. I’ve delivered talking points. I know them when I hear them, and I want to be able to open the door for the viewers so they come inside and know what it’s like to be able to confront people who may be spinning.’’

Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 8 p.m., Channel 4


Herding cats, tiny Darth Vader, Betty White getting tackled, frogs, and lizards. No doubt, a few of these will be included in this look at the best TV ads, presided over by hosts Boomer Esiason and Jillian Michaels. The top slot will be based on viewer votes and there will also be a sneak peek at Sunday’s best.

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Mobbed 9 p.m., Channel 25

Ever wonder what Art Alexakis from Everclear is up to? Wonder no more.

Hot in Cleveland 10 p.m., TV Land

Newly minted Screen Actors Guild Award winner Betty White and the costars she graciously thanked mix it up with Susan Lucci and Baron Davis.


Top Chef: Texas 10 p.m., Bravo

Pancakes for Pee Wee.