What To Watch This Week on TV: Scott Bakula On ‘NCIS,’ Louis C.K. Hosts SNL- VIDEO


Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— If you loved Scott Bakula on HBO's Looking, you get another taste of the former star of Quantum Leap when he guest stars on NCIS Tuesday at 8 p.m. on CBS. His two-episode guest arc could turn into a spin-off series based in New Orleans.

More picks and clips, including James Lipton's time with Neil Patrick Harris and company, AFTER THE JUMP ...


— It's the first season finale of Golden Globe Award-winning Brooklyn Nine-Nine Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. Eastern on Fox. See what happens when gay police captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) cuts up the ballroom dance floor.



— Get ready for a slew of guest stars to pop up on this week's Modern Family. Keep an eye out for Fred Armisen, Patton Oswalt and Stephen Merchant as the Pritchett family takes Vegas, Wednesday at 9 p.m. on ABC.



— There are only two episodes left for the gang on How I Met Your Mother. Before we say goodbye to Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and friends, they'll sit down with James Lipton on Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio. Tune in Thursday at 8 p.m. to see the cast all together while you still can. Watch a clip of Lipton interviewing Barney above.



— We'll find out Saturday if Louis C.K. will resurrect his brilliant Lincoln sketch when he returns to host Saturday Night Live. He'll be joined by musical guest Sam Smith at 11:30 p.m. Eastern on NBC.