Heroes: Mr. Sulu (George Takei) appears as Hiro’s dad. 9 p.m. on NBC
Daily Show: Bill Gates is tonight’s special guest. 11 p.m. on Comedy Central
Dateline: To Catch a Predator—Dateline‘s series that catches Internet predators via hidden cam—returns with another installment. 8 p.m. on NBC
Frontline: The popular PBS program goes into the homegrown terrorist cell of Mubin Shaikh, accused of planning major attacks in Atlanta and Toronto. 9 p.m. on PBS
Top Chef: The finale of the Bravo’s popular chef-off. 10 p.m. on Bravo
Primetime: Another installment of Medical Mysteries. Tonight: A rare condition called ectrodactyly, when hands are shaped almost like a lobster’s claws. 10 p.m. on ABC
31 Days of Oscar: More than 350 past Oscar winners and nominees will be shown on Turner Classic for the month of February. The list the first day includes La Dolce Vita at 1:30pm and The African Queen at 6 p.m. Go to TCM.com for a full list.
Super Bowl Alternative: Hate the Super Bowl? Hate it enough to watch a history of Broadway? Julie Andrews hosts this look back at the Great White Way through the years. 5 p.m. on WLIW 21 (local PBS affiliate)