Tonight on the Tube: The 4400, Toy Story, Blue Collar Comedy and NBA Playoffs

Steve Nash Phoenix Suns Replica Orange NBA JerseyWell the Miami Heat closed out the Detroit Pistons like I thought they would but you can’t really get a handle on the West. Tonight’s game is in Phoenix so they probably have the upper hand but I don’t think they will win the series even if they win tonight. Who do you think will face off against Miami in the NBA Finals?

Prime Picks

NUMB3RS (CBS): Repeat. A jewelry storeowner’s wife and daughter are kidnapped and the team investigates.

The 4400 Special: Unlocking the Secrets (NBC): New. Refresh your memory before the third season begins on USA Sunday, June 11th with this retrospective of the first two seasons. If you can’t watch it tonight it will show up on USA and the Sci-Fi Channel in the next week or you can watch it online. Also you can catch most of the first two seasons with the marathon of essential episodes running today on USA.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. Goren and Eames investigate after a person is killed while trying to steal a key piece of evidence in a “wrongful life” lawsuit.

Solid Selections

Wonderful World of Disney: Toy Story (ABC): The original animated feature film from Pixar that started it all. It stars Tom Hanks and Tim Allen as the voices of two action figure toys. Runs three hours.

Cable Choices

U-571 (Bravo): Really good movie set during WWII about of group of American soldiers disguised as Germans that try to board a disabled enemy sub to get there code machine. Runs two and a half hours. Plays twice tonight.

Other Options

  • Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again (Comedy Central): Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy perform once again. Runs two and a half hours.
  • Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeats of episodes hosted by Lindsay Lohan, The Olsen Twins and Paris Hilton over the course of three hours.
  • Trading Spaces (TLC): New. In Austin Hildi, Carter, Laurie and Amy Winn do some redecorating.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has WNBA Basketball with the Los Angeles Sparks at the New York Liberty.
  • CBS has third round golf coverage of the Memorial Tournament.
  • ESPN2 has French Open tennis coverage.
  • FOX has MLB Baseball.
  • NBC has French Open tennis coverage followed by a Conference Championship Arena Football game.
  • TNT has Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Finals with the Dallas Mavericks at the Phoenix Suns.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Jaime Pressly (My Name Is Earl) joins in on some sketches.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Host Lindsay Lohan and musical guest Pearl Jam.

TV Show Marathons

Bravo – The first season of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.
Food Network – Every show is about grilling or BBQ.
Style – 10 episodes of Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?
TVLand – Benson plays all day, now that’s a marathon.
USA – 14 hours of The 4400 that starts off with the two part pilot and then plays 11 more episodes from season’s one and two followed by The 4400 Special: Unlocking the Secrets.
VH1 – Nine episodes of America’s Next Top Model.

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