CBS will ring in 2015 with all-new episodes of its hit series, beginning Friday, Jan. 2. The following is information on the first original episodes of the new year:
FRIDAY, JAN. 2
UNDERCOVER BOSS (8:00-9:00 PM)
“Maaco” – José Costa, the Venezuelan-born president of Maaco, goes under the hood to inspect America’s Bodyshop.
HAWAII FIVE-0 (9:00-10:00 PM)
“Broken Dreams” – Five-0 must work with an old-school private detective in order to solve the murder of a young woman who was secretly working as an escort. William Forsythe, Doug Savant and Eric Roberts guest star.
BLUE BLOODS (10:00-11:00 PM)
“Sins of the Father” – Frank (Tom Selleck) pushes to find evidence against a suspected cop killer who shot one of Henry’s fellow officers years ago. Also, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) and Baez (Marisa Ramirez) investigate a string of murders involving adult film stars.
SUNDAY, JAN. 4
MADAM SECRETARY (8:00-9:00 PM)
“Standoff” – When a Texas state trooper is killed by a Mexican cartel smuggler, Elizabeth (Téa Leoni) arranges an extradition deal before going on vacation with Henry (Tim Daly) to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary in New York City. However, when political issues arise around the case, she is forced to cut their trip short.
THE GOOD WIFE (9:00-10:00 PM)
“Hail Mary” – Cary (Matt Czuchry) hires a prison consultant to prepare him for incarceration while the team at Florrick/Agos/Lockhart does everything in their power to help him. Also, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) prepares for the State’s Attorney candidates’ debate. Chris Elliott guest stars as Adrian Fluke, an English professor brought in for Alicia’s debate prep. Domenick Lombardozzi guest stars as Bill Kroft, Cary’s Prison Consultant.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (10:00-11:00 PM)
“The Greater Good” – The CSI team continues their investigation into the kidnappings and murders of young women when they learn their main suspect, Jared Briscoe (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), is released from jail due to lack of evidence.
MONDAY, JAN. 5
2 BROKE GIRLS (8:00-8:30 PM)
“And The Fun Factory” – Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) select a factory to produce their cupcake T-shirts, but become suspicious of the work conditions there due to the overly enthusiastic employees.
MIKE & MOLLY (8:30-9:00 PM)
“Molly’s Neverending Story” – Molly’s (Melissa McCarthy) work on numerous drafts of her book begins to annoy Mike (Billy Gardell) and the family.
SCORPION (9:00-10:00 PM)
“Kill Screen” – Team Scorpion must help Paige’s (Katharine McPhee) son, Ralph, after the FBI questions him when his dark web game play inadvertently reveals the location of a CIA safe house.
NCIS: LOS ANGELES (10:00-11:00 PM)
“Spiral” – While Callen (Chris O’Donnell) is undercover in the mail room of an office building to investigate an arms dealer, it is taken over by terrorists and he becomes a hostage. When the team arrives to help, they discover the entire building is wired with explosives.
TUESDAY, JAN. 6
NCIS (8:00-9:00 PM)
“Check” – The NCIS team must investigate a series of crime scenes that appear to be copy cats of previous cases. Also, two of Gibbs’ (Mark Harmon) ex-wives, one of which the team has yet to meet, show up at a crime scene to discuss something important with him. Jeri Ryan guest stars as an ex-wife.
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (9:00-10:00 PM)
“Baitfish” – The NCIS team investigates a deadly explosion at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Gala, and discover Pride (Scott Bakula) was the intended target of the bomb.
PERSON OF INTEREST (10:00-11:00 PM)
“If-Then-Else” – Samaritan launches a cyber-attack on the stock exchange, forcing the team to risk their lives in a desperate mission to stop a global catastrophe.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7
THE MENTALIST (8:00 – 9:00 PM)
“Green Light” – The team is brought in to consult on a botched DEA raid, but when Abbott’s (Rockmond Dunbar) former boss tries to blackmail him into keeping the agency’s missteps quiet, Abbott is forced to choose between his career and his morals. Dylan Baker guest stars.
Thursday, Jan. 8
THE BIG BANG THEORY (8:00-8:30 PM)
“The Space Probe Disintegration” – When the guys finally agree to do something the girls like, it leads to a confrontation between Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons).
MOM (8:30-9:00 PM)
“Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint” – Christy's (Anna Faris) evening alone takes an unexpected turn when she meets her attractive, single neighbor, Andy (guest star Colin Hanks). Also, Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Alvin's (Kevin Pollak) romantic plans are derailed by Alvin's ex-wife, Lorraine (guest star Beverly D’Angelo).
TWO AND A HALF MEN (9:00-9:30 PM)
“Bouncy, Bouncy, Bouncy, Lyndsey” – Walden (Ashton Kutcher) discovers how challenging it is to be intimate with women with his foster son, Louis, in the house. Also, Herb (Ryan Stiles) asks Alan (Jon Cryer) if he can go on a date with Lyndsey (Courtney Thorne-Smith).
THE McCARTHYS (9:30-10:00 PM)
“Sister Act” – When Marjorie’s overly competitive sister comes to visit, their sibling rivalry gets the better of them, forcing their families to lie to one another. Jane Kaczmarek guest stars as Marjorie’s sister, Eileen.
ELEMENTARY (10:00-11:00 PM)
“The Eternity Injection” – When Watson (Lucy Liu) joins forces with Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) to locate a missing nurse she used to work with, the woman’s trail leads them to another person who has recently disappeared.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14
CRIMINAL MINDS (9:00-10:00 PM)
“The Forever People” – When frozen bodies are found in Nevada floating in water, the BAU’s investigation leads them to suspect that the victims were part of a cult that could be behind the deaths. Also, JJ (A.J. Cook) confronts old demons from her abduction and torture last year. Grant Show guest stars. Faran Tahir returns as Tivon Askari, who abducted JJ last year.
STALKER (10:00-11:00 PM)
“Secrets and Lies” – After the Mayor is victimized by a stalker, the TAU must determine if he is being harassed by one of his angry constituents or if a scandalous secret from his past is coming back to haunt him. Eion Bailey, Brett Cullen and Raphael Sbarge guest star.
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