TV best bets: Thurs., September 29
Sep 29, 2011
8 p.m., HBO: The Latino List — Renowned Latino artists and leaders, including Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and singer Gloria Estefan, pose for a series of video portraits that offer a unique glimpse into the vibrant, burgeoning culture of Latino America. The film spotlights, among others, Cuban-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans, Honduran-Americans and Colombian-Americans, who share a language but have varying experiences depending on their birth countries.
8:31 p.m., CBS: How to Be a Gentleman — Andrew (David Hornsby) writes the "How to Be a Gentleman" column for Marquis magazine — that is, until the periodical plans to re-launch with edgier, sexier content for 30-year-olds who still act 15. Andrew needs to relate to real men, and fast. Fortunately, he runs into old high-school nemesis Bert (Kevin Dillon), a rough-and-tumble personal trainer who decides to teach Andrew how to be a real man.
10 p.m., NBC: Prime Suspect — When Sweeney (Aidan Quinn) calls for all hands on deck, Jane (Maria Bello) becomes involved in Duffy's (Brian F. O'Byrne) homicide and kidnapping case, but she causes friction by suggesting they talk to the victim's employees. Elsewhere, Jane has her first encounter with Matt's (Kenny Johnson) son.
10:31 p.m., FX: Archer — As Archer and the other prisoners attempt to escape from the Pirate Fortress, Malory gets tough with their captors as she tries to negotiate their ransom in the new episode "Heart of Archness, Part III." H. Jon Benjamin and Jessica Walter lead the voice cast.