TV picks: Monday, Jan. 28
DRAMA. He may have passed away in November, but Larry Hagman is as good as ever in his final stretch of episodes as J.R. — and by that, we mean his oilman is so deliciously bad. How will the loss of a legend be written into the rebooted soap opera’s second season? Let’s just say it doesn’t sound like J.R. died of natural causes.
Season premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”
REALITY. Season 5 reveals a new cast of queens ready to work it. Among the celebrity guest judges this cycle are Joan Van Ark, Juliette Lewis and La Toya Jackson.
Season premiere, 9 p.m., Logo
“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”
REALITY. What happens in Vegas … has become a reality TV ritual at this point. Just in case dinner isn’t filled with enough drama, the women go pole dancing.
9 p.m., Bravo