Tonight on the Tube: Crime Show Reruns, Pearl Harbor, NBA Playoff and TV Funhouse

by Jason the TVaholic on April 29, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

X-PresidentsTonight Saturday Night Live plays a new Best of episode featuring the cartoon bits from the TV Funhouse segment of SNL. These are some of the most outrageous yet funny things to appear on TV. You sit there laughing and at the same time not believing what you just saw. Will you be watching? It is usually the best part of any recent episode of Saturday Night Live. So having a whole night of them should be great.

Prime Picks

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat of a very good episode where a man covered in body hair is found dead and the team investigates.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat where the team travels to San Diego to profile a man who commits rape and murder in the middle of the day.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat where Logan and Barek investigate after a body is found after falling from and airplane wheel well.

Solid Selections

Pearl Harbor (ABC): The big budget Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay actioner starring Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett and Kate Beckinsale. Runs three hours.

Other Options

Dateline NBC (NBC): To help solve a murder a woman assumes the identity of her twin.

America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back (FOX): The NYPD uses an elite computer unit to track down online pedophiles.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): The case of a marriage proposal that ended in murder.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Emeril prepares one-pot dishes.

Trading Spaces (TLC): Edward with carpenter Amy redoes a master bedroom while Christi and carpenter Carter makeover a girl’s room.

Hustle (AMC): Repeat of the second episode of this series. It is very good and fun to watch. Runs 75 minutes.

Sports Notes

NBC has a NHL Playoff game. CBS has third round coverage of a PGA golf tournament. FOX has NASCAR racing. OLN has an NHL Playoff doubleheader. ESPN has NFL 2006 Draft coverage followed by an NBA Playoff doubleheader with the Detroit Pistons at the Milwaukee Bucks followed by the Los Angeles Clippers at the Denver Nuggets. ESPN2 has continuing coverage of the NFL 2006 Draft. Earlier in the day TNT has an NBA Playoff doubleheader with the New Jersey Nets at the Indiana Pacers followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Memphis Grizzlies. TBS has the New York Mets at the Atlanta Braves in MLB action.

Late Night

NBC has a new Best of Saturday Night Live with feature Robert Smigel’s TV Funhouse. The AG Duo will host the show. Let the outrageous hilarity begin. FOX has a new MADtv with a spoof of Medium.

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