Tonight on the Tube: American Idol, Veronica Mars Season Finale and Boston Legal

by Jason the TVaholic on May 9, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Veronica Mars - The Complete First SeasonIn season finale land tonight we have the second season finale of Veronica Mars on UPN and the sixth season finale of Gilmore Girls on The WB. The CW has picked up Gilmore Girls for a seventh season. According to this interview with the creator of Veronica Mars, Rob Thomas, the show has about an 80-20 chance of being picked up by the new merged network. Let’s all hope that in a couple of weeks when the networks start announcing next season’s line ups Veronica Mars will be back for season three. What will you be watching tonight on TV?

Prime Picks

American Idol (FOX): The Final Four perform the music of Elvis Presley.

Veronica Mars (UPN): The second season finale of this very fine show. Find out who is responsible for the bus crash and watch the seniors of Neptune graduate.

Boston Legal (ABC): Parker Posey joins the firm as an ambitious attorney that Denise starts to wonder about the two of them working at the same place with similar goals.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Part one of a two-part season ender. Gibbs’ life hangs in the balance after a bomb explodes.

The Unit (CBS): First of two episodes tonight. Bob tells Jonas that he should cancel a visit by a dignitary after his cover gets blown while training soldiers in Africa.

The Unit (CBS): A son of a former member of the Unit comes for a visit but is now a newspaper reporter looking for a story that could threaten the team’s secrecy.

Other Options

Gilmore Girls (WB): Sixth season finale. Cliffhangers will abound as the relationships of Rory and Logan and Lorelai and Luke will all be up in the air probably as the credits role.

House (FOX): Foreman is trying to regain some normalcy in his life after his recent near death experience while the team tries to save a mother and her infant.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): An online pedophile site gets investigated in this episode.

Cable Choices

Wrecks to Riches (TLC): In this repeat a ’71 Plymouth Road Runner is redone.

Overhaulin’ (TLC): Repeat where a Magnum is redone.

Ron White: You Can’t Fix Stupid (Comedy Central): The stand up rips on things that annoy him.

Sports Notes

TNT has a doubleheader NBA playoff action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Detroit Pistons followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the San Antonio Spurs. OLN has an NHL playoff game.

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