Tonight on the Tube: American Idol, Boston Legal, The Unit and The Shield

The ShieldThe American Idol contestants sing tonight and we see who doesn’t make the cut tomorrow. Scott Foley can be seen tonight in a new The Unit on CBS in the second hour of primetime and a repeat Scrubs on NBC in the second half of the second hour of primetime. Hope & Faith is back on ABC tonight. The Shield comes to a season’s end tonight on FX. The WB has a back-to-back repeat Gilmore Girls tonight and UPN has a repeat of last week’s Veronica Mars. What will you be watching tonight?

Prime Picks

American Idol (FOX): The eleven remaining singers perform songs from the 1950s tonight. Show runs two hours.

Boston Legal (ABC): Tom Selleck guest stars once again and tries to woo Shirley even though he is recently married.

Solid Selections

According to Jim (ABC): Jim gets jealous when Andy starts playing chess regularly with Ryan.
Hope & Faith (ABC): Faith sees her ex-husband at a yoga class.

The Unit (CBS): A rescue mission in the Philippines becomes more complicated than expected.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): A coed is found dead with a bunch of cash on her leading the detectives to suspect her wealthy roommate.

Other Options

Most Outrageous Moments (NBC): Falls and such on ski slopes and ice rinks.
Most Outrageous Moments (NBC): Repeat.

Scrubs (NBC): J.D. urges the other Docs to go the extra mile for their patients.
Scrubs (NBC): Repeat of My Lucky Night with guest star Scott Foley is a Cast Favorite episode.

The Amazing Race 9 (CBS): A team is lead astray by another team and computer crashes cause teams to be delayed at an airport.

Cable Choices

Million Dollar Auctions (TLC): See some unique and rare vehicles go up for auction.

Overhaulin’ (TLC): The team overhauls a classic 1972 Cutlass.

The Shield (FX): The 90 minute season finale is tonight where Vic tries to get Lem out of the country, Dutch files for a transfer and Kavanaugh tries to get Vic arrested for harboring a fugitive. Repeat again right after.

Sports Notes

TNT has some NBA action with the Houston Rockets at the Dallas Mavericks followed by the Phoenix Suns at the Utah Jazz. ESPN has a couple of second round NIT Tournament college basketball games. ESPN2 has a couple of second round NCAA Women’s Tournament college basketball games.

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