On TV Tuesday, Jan. 5

On TV tonight

SEASON PREMIERE The Biggest Loser: Couples, 8 p.m., NBC The ninth season promises to be the heaviest ever. In the weight sense, not the existential angst sense.

College Football, 8:15 p.m., Fox Georgia Tech battles Iowa in Miami in the Orange Bowl, which means you could drive down to South Florida and watch it if you really need a live football fix.

SEASON PREMIERE Last Restaurant Standing, 9 p.m., BBC America Desperate chefs attempt to impress chef Raymond Blanc by any means necessary. That must include aping every other cooking show we have on this side of the pond.

SERIES PREMIERE Wild Recon, 9 p.m., Animal Planet An adventurer named Donald Schultz collects biospecimens from such friendly creatures as poisonous snakes, deadly jellyfish and lions. All Bear Grylls does is eat them.

The Good Wife, 10 p.m., CBS A commentator is the target of a wrongful-death suit. No, it's not Rush Limbaugh.

SEASON PREMIERE Life After People, 10 p.m., History We get it, already: The whole world will end up looking like Detroit. We get enough of that when we visit north Philadelphia.

— Joshua Gillin jgillin@tampabay.com

On TV Tuesday, Jan. 5 01/04/10 [Last modified: Monday, January 4, 2010 5:59pm]

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