Coming Up: State of the Union, History of Rock, Heroes


All week

The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll: A week-long series (as it’s on VH1 Classic, I’m guessing it’s aired before). Features Bruce Springsteen, Bo Diddley, The Byrds, Al Green, Jimi Hendrix, and many, many more. 9 p.m.-11p.m., VH1 Classic


Heroes: The new season premieres tonight. Will Peter, the human bomb, blow? And “are you on the list?,” whatever the hell that means? 9 p.m., NBC

Prison Break: New episodes starting tonight. 8 p.m., Fox


State of the Union: President Bush’s annual address before Congress. 9 p.m., NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, NY1, WNET

Frontline: The Meth Epidemic Frontline calls it “the fastest growing drug-abuse problem in America.” 9 p.m., PBS

Veronica Mars: New Mars. 9 p.m., CW

Gilmore Girls: I find this show annoying, but others do not. New episodes starting this week. 8 p.m., CW


Dinner: Impossible: Premiere of new Food Network show that has a chef perform insurmountable cooking tasks in a limited amount of time. 10 p.m., Food Network


Winter X Games 11: Broadcast from Aspen, CO, starting Thursday, 9 p.m.-11 p.m., ESPN.

Ocean’s Deadliest: For those those who missed it on Sunday, there’s a repeat on Thursday of Steve Irwin’s final Crocodile Hunter. (That particular clip is not shown.) 8 p.m. & 11 p.m., Animal Planet