TV preview: Fox is 'Following' a bloody TV trail
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In "The Following," Kevin Bacon, below, plays an obsessed ex-FBI agent and James Purefoy the serial killer who creates a murderous cult. It's extremely well done, but raises the question of where the entertainment is in serial killers. The premiere is engaging in a creepy way, but as the series progresses it's increasingly hard to watch.

Watch • 8 p.m. Monday, Channel 13

This Weekend

Fringe

The team battles the Observers in the final two episodes of this series.

Watch • 7 and 8 p.m., Friday, Channel 13

Ripper Street

In the premiere of this period piece/crime drama, the chief inspector believes Jack the Ripper has returned.

Watch • 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, BBC America

An Idiot Abroad 3

Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo. First up — Venice and Macedonia.

Watch • 7 p.m. Saturday, Science Channel

Downton Abbey

The Irish Civil War and women's suffrage affect Downton Abbey.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 7

The Week Ahead

Presidential Inauguration

President Obama takes the oath of office.

Watch • Noon Monday, Channels 2, 4, 5, 7.2, 13, BET, CNN, Current, FNC, MSNBC, TV One

The Ultimate Fighter

A new season begins, and there are a couple of Utahns in the competition — Jake Huen and Eric Wahlin.

Watch • 9 p.m. Tuesday, FX

Parenthood

In the season finale, Jasmine and Crosby get some big news and Sarah has to make a choice.

Watch • 9 p.m. Tuesday, Channel 5

Modern Family

Gloria's mother and sister visit.

Watch • 8 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 4 The Week Ahead

Presidential Inauguration

President Obama takes the oath of office.

Watch • Noon Monday, Channels 2, 4, 5, 7.2, 13, BET, CNN, Current, FNC, MSNBC, TV One

The Ultimate Fighter

A new season begins, and there are a couple of Utahns in the competition — Jake Huen and Eric Wahlin.

Watch • 9 p.m. Tuesday, FX

Parenthood

In the season finale, Jasmine and Crosby get some big news and Sarah has to make a choice.

Watch • 9 p.m. Tuesday, Channel 5

Modern Family

Gloria's mother and sister visit.

Watch • 8 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 4 This Weekend

Fringe

The team battles the Observers in the final two episodes of this series.

Watch • 7 and 8 p.m., Friday, Channel 13

Ripper Street

In the premiere of this period piece/crime drama, the chief inspector believes Jack the Ripper has returned.

Watch • 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, BBC America

An Idiot Abroad 3

Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo. First up — Venice and Macedonia.

Watch • 7 p.m. Saturday, Science Channel

Downton Abbey

The Irish Civil War and women's suffrage affect Downton Abbey.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 7