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The Good Place Returns From Break With the Series Finale in Sight

ALSO: The Jeffrey Epstein Story, Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time, Law & Order: SVU, and more.
  • Ted Danson, Manny Jacinto, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, D'Arcy Carden and Jameela Jamil in The Good Place. (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/NBC)
    Ted Danson, Manny Jacinto, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, D'Arcy Carden and Jameela Jamil in The Good Place. (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/NBC)

    Ted Danson famously starred in a little comedy on NBC that got off to a slow start before finding its footing in year two and taking off. History repeated itself with The Good Place, which, like Cheers before it, has steadily grown into a comedy fan favorite. The show is returning from a six-week break tonight, with just three episodes before the 90-minute series finale on January 30th.

    NEW EPISODE: It's do or, um, die time on The Good Place as the group pleads with the judge for their own futures, as well as that of all afterlife. 8:30 PM ET on NBC

    SPECIAL REPORT: While it won't include Amy Robach's shelved 2015 interview with one of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, ABC's two-hour special report Truth & Lies: The Jeffrey Epstein Story features new interiews with the victims of the notorious sexual abuser. Watch the preview9:00 PM ET on ABC

    SPECIAL EVENT: Good news for Jeopardy! fans: Alex Trebek told reporters yesterday that while he's talked about retiring in recent days, he has no immediate plans to do so. On tonight's final installment of Jeopardy: The Greatest of All Time, Trebek will crown the show's ultimate champion. Will it be Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter or James Holzhauer? 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    NEW EPISODE: Picking up after November's fall finale,  Nick Turturro returns to Law & Order: SVU  as a vengeful retired police detective who takes matters into his own hands after a Jeffrey Epstein-styled billionaire sexual predator Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men) targets his daughter. Watch the preview10:00 PM ET on NBC

    NEW EPISODE: Kathleen Turner guest stars in a new episode of Mom as Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) help Tammy weigh a startling proposition. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    NEW EPISODE: Returning for the second half of its second farewell season, Will & Grace catches up with Will as he interviews a potential surrogate mother. Meanwhile, Karen finds romance with an unexpected partner. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    ALSO TONIGHT

    • Superstore sees the staff struggling to communicate with the store's new corporate owners. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
    • Very Cavallari returns for its third season. 9:00 PM ET on E!

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Good Place, NBC, Kristen Bell, Ted Danson