Tonight on the Tube: NBA Playoffs, Everwood, Repeats and TV Show Marathons

American U.S. FlagOn the broadcast networks your best bet is the soon to be history Everwood or the NBA playoff game. Other than that you will just have to make do with many a TV show marathon for the Memorial Day holiday. Whether watching TV or grilling in the backyard with friends, take time out to remember what this day is for. Keep those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in mind. Without them we would not be able to watch the TV shows and have those backyard parties. We here at TVaholic salute the fallen heroes and their families.

Prime Picks

Eastern Conference Finals – Game 4 (ABC): The Miami Heat and the Detroit Pistons square off tonight. The tip is a bit after 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Runs about three hours including pre-game show.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. Next Monday is the season finale. It will return with new episodes next fall on Monday and Thursday nights.

Everwood (WB): New. Last episode before what will be the series finale next week, as The CW did not pick this show up for another season.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. A convicted child molester is found dead in Alexx’s neighborhood after she had put up warning pictures.

Other Options

The King of Queens (CBS): Repeat. Guest star Ray Romano as his Everybody Loves Raymond character goes out on the town with Doug when Carrie goes out of town with her father.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. This is the New Year’s Eve with the limo episode.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Alan dates a deranged woman who goes a little overboard with the Christmas decorations.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. See how it all began with the pilot episode.

Medium (NBC): Repeat. Allison is dreaming of an old friend from high school but doesn’t know how it relates to her present case.

Cable Choices

The E! True Hollywood Story (E!): New. The women of Sex and the City are profiled. Runs two hours.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel): New. Tony visits a desolate area in India.

Memorial Day TV Show Marathons (Check local listings for exact times)

  • ABC Family – 8 episodes of Full House in the middle of the day.
  • AMC – War movies all day long like The Great Escape and A Bridge Too Far.
  • Animal Planet – 8 episodes of Little Zoo That Could.
  • BET – 18 episodes of The Wayans Bros. followed by 20 episodes of The Jamie Foxx Show.
  • Biography – 14 hours of Murder, She Wrote.
  • Bravo – 8 episodes of Real Housewives of Orange County.
  • CNBC – 6 episodes of American Made early in the day.
  • CourtTV – 9 episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power, Privilege & Justice.
  • Discovery Channel – 18 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
  • Discovery Health – 6 episodes of The Critical Hour.
  • Disney Channel – 16 episodes of Hannah Montana.
  • Food Network – Pretty much every show today is grilling or BBQ focused.
  • FX – 12 episodes of That ‘70s Show.
  • G4 – 6 episodes of Fastlane.
  • Game Show Network – 16 episodes of Lingo.
  • Hallmark – 4 two-hour episodes of Walker, Texas Ranger.
  • History Channel – 4 episodes of Band of Brothers repeated twice.
  • Lifetime – Half hour comedies like The Golden Girls and Frasier most of the day.
  • MTV – 14 episodes of Parental Control throughout the day.
  • MTV2 – 17 episodes of MTV Cribs.
  • National Geographic Channel – 9 episodes of The Dog Whisperer.
  • Sci-Fi Channel – 11 episodes of Stargate Atlantis.
  • Spike – 9 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Style – 9 episodes of Dr. 90210.
  • TLC – 5 episodes of Surviving Motherhood then 3 of Take Home Chef then 4 of What Not to Wear followed by 8 episodes of Flip That House.
  • TNT – The 6 part miniseries Into the West followed by 6 episodes of Law & Order.
  • TV Guide Channel – 9 episodes of Look-A-Like followed by 6 episodes of InFANity.
  • USA – 14 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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