Tonight on the Tube: We Were Soldiers, Jesse James in Iraq and NBA Playoffs

We Were SoldiersFor season finales HBO has the final episode of the sixth season of The Sopranos and the first season of Big Love. Soon Deadwood and Entourage will be back to take the summer TV blues away. What will you be watching tonight on the tube?

Prime Picks

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat. It is the heady days of the dot-com era and a young woman dies of a stress induced heart attack or was it?

We Were Soldiers (CBS): Mel Gibson stars as a Lt. Colonel leading about 400 U.S. troops against a couple thousand North Vietnamese in 1965. Runs two and a half hours.

Solid Selections

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Repeat. A home is Maryland is redone.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Repeat. Photos of Gaby are on the Internet. The Scavo kids have chicken pox. Susan meets the Doctor.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. Friends of Derek and Addison come to Seattle Grace for radical ovarian and breast surgeries to help prevent cancer in the future.

Other Options

Dateline NBC (NBC): New. Watch NBC News investigative reports.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. Barek and Logan investigate when a body falls from the wheel well of a plane.

Crossing Jordan (NBC): Repeat. A 10-year-old missing persons case is reopened after a body is found in the park.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Get some great grilling ideas as the summer grilling season kicks off this weekend.

Iraq Confidential with Jesse James (Discovery Channel): The Monster Garage star travels to Iraq to see what the day to day life is of the U.S. troops stationed there. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

ABC has the 90th Indianapolis 500 race. NBC has Champions Tour golf followed by an Arena Football playoff game. CBS has PGA Tour golf. FOX has the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race. ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball. ESPN2 has French Open tennis. OLN has playoff NHL hockey. TNT has Game 3 between the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Western Conference Finals.

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