Tonight on the Tube: Last Comic Standing, Rescue Me and NBA Finals

Majestic Athletic Miami Heat Shaquille O\'Neal 2006 NBA Finals JerseyWow after the last couple of nights with the return of The 4400, Deadwood, Entourage, The Closer and new series Saved tonight feels like a bit of a let down. Even with new episodes of Last Comic Standing and Rescue Me on tonight. How does it feel to you? What do you think of the summer TV season so far? What shows are your glad to see back?

Prime Picks

NBA Finals Game 3 (ABC): The scene shifts to Miami for tonight’s match-up and the Heat are in need of a win as they are down 2-0 to the Dallas Mavericks. Broadcast starts at 9:00 p.m. Eastern and will run about three hours.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): Repeat. Cuddy’s handyman falls off her roof and is brought to the hospital for treatment. It was a very good episode especially when House takes it upon himself to search Cuddy’s place to see if he got sick there.

Last Comic Standing (NBC): New. The final round of the semifinals is tonight.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Two younger children are kidnapped after their family is killed.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril does some summer entertaining.

Titans of Taste (Food Network): New. Watch profiles of Famous Amos, Ben and Jerry and Hershey’s Chocolate.

Rescue Me (FX): New. Tommy strikes a deal with the science teacher of his nephew while the crew begins to realize that Lou is losing it. Runs 65 minutes and then replays again.

Other Options

  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Get behind the scenes of the Lance Burton Magic Show and also see how a Vegas pig farmer recycles casino leftovers.
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo): New. The season continues as Kathy meets her eBay auction winner.
  • Top Gun (SpikeTV): Tom Cruise, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Kelly McGillis and a bunch of Navy jets flying around. Runs two and a half hours.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has World Cup Soccer early in the day.

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