After a really, really, really long hiatus due to Tina Fey’s pregnancy, “30 Rock” is finally back - and in a new time slot.
With the holiday break over, the gang returns to work with Liz adopting a new outlook and Jenna becoming a hateful celebrity judge.
Catch the season premiere at 8 p.m. ET on NBC Thursday, followed by new episodes of “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office” and “Up All Night.”
Here’s what else you shouldn’t miss this week:
- Ted Nugent guest stars on “The Simpsons” as a presidential candidate who gets endorsed by Homer. Watch this episode at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. Then catch Rosie Perez and Johnny Bench as guest stars on “The Cleveland Show” at 8:30 p.m. ET.
- Watch the two-hour series premiere of “The Firm,” which follows Mitchell McDeere 10 years after the events in “The Firm” movie and book, at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.
- F. Murray Abraham will guest star on “The Good Wife” at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.
- “Downton Abbey” returns for season 2 with a two-hour premiere at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.
- Meanwhile, Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell star in Showtime's new series, "House of Lies," at 10 p.m. ET.
- Watch a new episode of “Pretty Little Liars” at 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.
- Catch a new episode of “Castle” at 10:00 p.m. ET on ABC.
- Books to look out for are “Lunatics” by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, “Believing the Lie” by Elizabeth George and “The Operators” by Michael Hastings.
- “Moneyball" and “What’s Your Number?” will be released in Blu-ray and DVD, while “Never Been Kissed,” “Billy Elliot” and “When Harry Met Sally” will be released in special Blu-ray editions.
- Album releases to look out for are “Fallen Empires” by Snow Patrol, “French Impressions” by Joshua Bell and “The Lowdown” by Stevie Nicks.
- Watch all new episodes of “Suburgatory,” “Modern Family” and “Happy Endings” starting at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC.
- Catch the series premiere of “Are You There, Chelsea?" - based on Chelsea Handler’s book “Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea" - on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. on NBC.
- Also watch the ninth season premiere of “One Tree Hill” at 8 p.m. ET on CW.
- Catch the premiere of “Out of Character with Krista Smith,” which features interviews with Gwyneth Paltrow and Seth MacFarlane in its first episode, at 11 p.m. ET on USA.
- Peter Facinelli, whom you may better know as Carlisle Cullen in “Twilight,” will be starring in “Loosies,” about a New York pickpocket who is confronted by Jaimie Alexander about their one-night stand. The movie comes to theaters on Wednesday.
- Catch an all-new episode of “The Big Bang Theory” at 8 p.m. ET on CBS when Penny advises Sheldon on how to be a better boyfriend.
- Watch the series premiere of “Rob,” which follows Rob Schneider as a man who marries into a Mexican-American family, on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET.
- Also catch the series premiere of “The Finder,” a spin-off of “Bones,” which centers on a eccentric veteran who is gifted in finding people. Watch it right after “Bones” at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.
- Bo Derek guest stars on “Chuck” at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
- Movies coming out on this day are “Contraband” with Mark Wahlberg, “Beauty and the Beast” in 3-D, “Joyful Noise”with Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton and “Albatross” with Jessica Brown-Findlay and Felicity Jones.
- Daniel Radcliffe will be hosting “Saturday Night Live” with musical guest Lana Del Rey at 11:29 p.m. ET on NBC.
- Also catch the “Miss America Pageant” with hosts Brooke Burke-Charvet and Chris Harrison at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.