Tonight's TV picks: 'Dracula' bites; 'Carrie Diaries' introduces Samantha
By Chuck Barney
Contra Costa Times
10/25/2013 05:00:00 AM PDT
"Dracula" (10 p.m., NBC -- series premiere): In this drearily "reimagined" saga, the classic vamp (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) comes to Victorian London posing as an American entrepreneur. His real mission? To wreak vengeance on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlie.
"The Carrie Diaries" 8 p.m., The CW -- season premiere): Now we get to see what a pre-"Sex and the City" Samantha Jones (Lindsey Gort) was like in her younger years.
"Undercover Boss" (8 p.m., CBS)
"Grimm" (9 p.m., NBC -- season premiere)
"Hawaii Five-0" (9 p.m., CBS)
"IHeartRadio Album Release Party with Katy Perry" (9 p.m., The CW)
This publicity image released by NBC shows Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Alexander Grayson, left, and Victoria Smurfit as Lady Jayne Wetherby in "Dracula," premiering Oct. 25 at 10 p.m. EST. (AP Photo/NBC, Jonathon Hession)