Tonight on the Tube: Idol, House, Boston Legal, The Unit and Thief

House, M.D. - Season OneTwo new shows debut tonight. The six part series Thief on F/X and the sitcom Teachers on NBC. There is a repeat of last week’s Veronica Mars in the second hour of primetime on UPN tonight. This will be the shows new timeslot after this week’s new episode airs tomorrow. What will you be watching?

Prime Picks

American Idol (FOX): The 10 remaining singers sing songs from the 21st century tonight.

House (FOX): House returns tonight with a case of a man having breathing problems and Wilson moves in with House and it is very Odd Couple.

Boston Legal (ABC): Denny and Alan head for a day at the spa after Alan begins talking gibberish in court.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat where the commander in charge of a weapons shipment via train is missing and the team must find her before the train can continue safely.

The Unit (CBS): The Mexican drug minister is visiting L.A. and the team is sent as his security detail but thinks get difficult when his family is taken hostage.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Ludicris guest stars as a nephew of the Ice-T character.

Other Options

Most Outrageous Moments (NBC): Outtakes from past and present NBC shows.
Hope & Faith (ABC): It is a new episode. That is about the only reason.

Scrubs (NBC): Carla is pregnant and somehow Turk finds out before she does.
Teachers (NBC): Series Premiere. The premise sounds funny but as usual it is in the execution where these shows seem to go wrong. Sarah Alexander (Coupling) plays one of the teachers.

The Amazing Race 9 (CBS): The teams are in Italy.

Cable Choices

Wrecks to Riches (TLC): A father tries to turn his daughters car into a showpiece in just four weeks.

Overhaulin’ (TLC): A GTO is restored for a man who is paralyzed from the waist down.

Thief (F/X): First episode of this six part show starring Andre Braugher (Homicide: Life on the Streets, Hack) as a master thief and the leader of a group attempting to steal $40 million from the government that is marked for the war on drugs. Filmed in New Orleans pre-Katrina. Repeats again right after.

Sports Notes

ESPN has a couple of regional final games from the NCAA Women’s Tournament while on ESPN2 they have a couple of semifinal games from the NIT college basketball tournament.

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