PopWatch Planner: Obama's second inauguration, 'Movie 43' and more

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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Barack Obama will take his second oath of office. Find out what else is on our pop culture radar this week below!

SUNDAY, Jan. 20

NFC Championship (FOX, 3 p.m.) and the AFC Championship (CBS, 6:30 p.m.)

The San Francisco 49ers battle the Atlanta Falcons for the NFC championship. In the AFC Championship, Ray Rice and the Baltimore Ravens take on Tom Brady’s Patriots. The winners of each game head to New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3.

MONDAY, Jan. 21

The Presidential Inauguration

Watch President Obama get sworn in for the second time, as superstars Katy Perry, Beyonce and more perform at various events throughout the day. Before the big celebration, check out the POTUS’ inauguration playlist.

TUESDAY, Jan. 22

Searching For Sugar Man on DVD

The Oscar-nominated documentary follows two South Africans who are trying to discover what happened to Rodriguez, a musician from the ’70s who disappeared from the spotlight. Catch it on DVD today.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23

American Idol, FOX, 8 p.m.

It’s the third night of the audition rounds. Will we see the eventual winner? More importantly, will Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj keep their claws to themselves?

THURSDAY, Jan. 24

Grey’s Anatomy, ABC, 9 p.m.

Arizona thinks she’s going crazy, and Meredith and Derek try to get it on in the next episode of Grey‘s. Hopefully, they will also deal with the fall out of the plane crash survivors’ settlement and what it means for Seattle Grace.

FRIDAY, Jan. 25

Movie 43 premieres in theaters

Everyone from Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, and Emma Stone, to Gerard Butler, Terrence Howard, and Richard Gere stars in the extremely raunchy Movie 43 — a series of shorts directed by Elizabeth Banks, Peter Farrelly, Breaking Bad‘s Bob Odenkirk and more. Watch the red band trailer here.

SATURDAY, Jan. 26

Ripper Street, BBC America, 9 p.m.

The second episode of the British import airs tonight. Six months after Jack the Ripper stopped his killing spree, detectives think the infamous murderer is back at it again.

SUNDAY, Jan. 27

The Makeover, ABC, 9 p.m.

In a gender-reversal of Pygmalion, Julia Stiles is Hannah Higgins, a failed politician determined to get beer-vender Elliot Doolittle (New Girl‘s David Walton) elected to congress.


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