Picks and Pans Review: The Defection of Simas Kudirka
CBS (9 p.m. ET)
Alan Arkin excels as Simas Kudirka, the real-life Lithuanian sailor who leaped aboard a U.S. Coast Guard cutter but was denied asylum and taken back to the U.S.S.R. as a prisoner. Richard Jordan, Donald Pleasence and Shirley Knight co-star in the troubling drama.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24