Tonight on the Tube: West Wing, Housewives, Anatomy, Cold Case, Criminal Intent, Jordan, Simpsons and NBA Playoffs

by Jason the TVaholic on April 30, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Desperate Housewives: Behind Closed DoorsI wonder what Sunday Night will look like next Fall when NBC has football. Will CBS program TV shows instead of made-for-TV movies. Will ABC split up Desperate Housewives and Grey’s Anatomy and send one of them off to anchor their new Monday night lineup, as they will no longer have football. What will the new The CW be playing on Sunday nights? All these questions and more will be answered next month when the networks announce their Fall TV schedules. What will you be watching tonight on TV?

Prime Picks

The West Wing (NBC): Vinick wonders what he will do next while family issues overwhelm the First Lady.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): There will be no more repeats until the season finale. Tonight Edie goes off when she learns of Karl and another woman.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New episodes until the season finale. Tonight it looks like more of the same at the hospital so it should be good.

Solid Selections

Cold Case (CBS): A case from 1945 is reopened.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Goren and Eames investigate when a school chancellor dies.

Crossing Jordan (NBC): Macy tries to find a young boy who is being held hostage.

Other Options

The Simpsons (FOX): A new principal divides the school by male and female so Lisa dresses as a boy to get in the other side.
The War at Home (FOX): Hillary makes a mistake while learning to drive and Dave takes the blame.

Jessie Stone: Death in Paradise (CBS): Tom Selleck is back as the small town police chief who investigates when a young girl is found dead in the lake. Runs two hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Emeril cooks up some red-hot food items.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Iron Chef Bobby Flay goes up against Chef Ralph Pagano.

Thief (FX): Repeat from Tuesday. This is episode five of six. Next Tuesday is the finale.

Sports Notes

ABC has an NBA Playoff doubleheader with the Miami Heat at the Chicago Bulls followed by the Phoenix Suns at the Los Angeles Lakers. NBC has a NHL Playoff game. CBS has final PGA golf tournament coverage after final round coverage of an LPGA event. FOX has NASCAR racing. ESPN has the remaining rounds of the NFL 2006 Draft and Sunday Night Baseball late on that night. TNT has the evening NBA Playoff doubleheader with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Washington Wizards in followed by the San Antonio Spurs at the Sacramento Kings. TBS has a Braves baseball game.

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