Tonight on the Tube: West Wing, Criminal Intent, Crossing Jordan and The Next Food Network Star

The West Wing - The Complete First SeasonABC has a two-hour Extreme Makeover: Home Edition so no Desperate Housewives tonight and it is followed by a repeat Grey’s Anatomy. That leaves NBC with a lineup of all new episodes tonight as the prime picks. My must see TV event of the day is the final round of The Masters on CBS. It is setting up much like last year with Tiger down just a few strokes and nine holes of the third round left to play in the morning. All of the Big 5 is in the hunt. Tiger, Vijay, Phil, Ernie and Retief are all within four shots of the leader Chad Campbell as play was suspended do to darkness last night. Who do you think will win The Masters?

Prime Picks

The West Wing (NBC): The election results are in and Santos and Josh must deal with the death of Leo.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): This week Logan and Barek are up at Major Case and they investigate the death of a violinist at an opera house.

Crossing Jordan (NBC): Jordan tries to figure out if she wants to take in Kayla as her foster child. Jordan helped solve her father’s murder in the last episode.

Solid Selections

Cold Case (CBS): The team takes a look at a murder from 1929.

Robert Ludlum’s Covert One: The Hades Factor (CBS): Two hour made for TV movie starring Mira Sorvino, Anjelica Huston and Blair Underwood. A team of elite undercover agents race to find a deadly virus’ source before it can kill millions.

Other Options

The Simpsons (FOX): Richard Dean Anderson guest stars as MacGyver in an episode that has Homer possibly moving to India.
The War at Home (FOX): Mike wants a bar mitzvah and Dave thinks it is only because of all the gifts and the big party.

Pepper Dennis (WB): Repeat of the series premiere from last Tuesday.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat of the episode that has the husband with the hysterical pregnancy that fascinates the interns and most of the hospital.

Cable Choices

The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Repeat of last Sunday’s episode with Giada De Laurentiis.

The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New episode with Alton Brown giving tips on how to be on TV.

Thief (FX): Repeat of last Tuesday’s episode where Nick prepares for his wife’s funeral while setting up a new score.

Sports Notes

ABC has the Detroit Pistons playing the Indiana Pacers in NBA action. CBS has final round coverage of The Masters golf tournament and coverage of the resumed third round can be seen on USA this morning. FOX has NASCAR racing with the Samsung/Radio Shack 500 from the Texas Motor Speedway. ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Chicago Cubs. TBS has the final game of the four games series between the Atlanta Braves and the San Francisco Giants.

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