I canâ€™t wait for the new season of Monk to start July 7th on USA along with its new companion show Psych cause Friday night is pretty bleak right now. Tonight is a good example of that bleakness as there isnâ€™t much on that catches the eye. As of next Wednesday when the new Blade series hits Spike there will be at least one scripted show on each night Sunday through Friday. That is good news for all of us that just canâ€™t take all this so-called reality show crap that fills the airways over the summer. Well unless Psych and Blade completely blows like Windfall. Any shows you are looking forward to this summer that hasnâ€™t arrived yet?
24 (FOX): Repeat. Two episodes air tonight as Day 5 continues with Jack trying to follow up on leads he has garnered while still being wanted in connection with the Palmer assassination.
NUMB3RS (CBS): Repeat. A card counting scheme is uncovered in this fun episode with a cameo by Annie Duke.
Treasure Hunters (NBC): Repeat. Another shot to see what this Amazing Race meets National Treasure show is all about.
Americaâ€™s Got Talent (NBC): Repeat. Get another look and see if there is any talent on this is very Gong Show-esque show as people do wacky stuff just to get on TV. Runs two hours.
Take Home Chef (TLC): New. Who couldnâ€™t use a little help in the kitchen from a professional chef to create that special meal?
Take Home Chef (TLC): New. Homemade tortilla chips and porterhouse steaks sound good to me.
What Not to Wear (TLC): New. A woman from New York finds out she needs to tone it down a bit.
Monk (USA): Repeat. The second of two episodes that air tonight is where Monk figures out how an astronaut killed his wife while in space. The one previous, which is in the shows new timeslot, is where Monk gets stuck in a traffic jam.