Tonight on the Tube: MLB All-Star Game, Last Comic Standing and Rescue Me

by Jason the TVaholic on July 11, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Pittsburgh Pirates 2006 All Star Game Stadium T-ShirtTonight is the 2006 MLB All-Star Game from PNC Park in Pittsburgh. With the way the American League whipped up on the National League during interleague play it should be their game to win. Who do you think will win? Do you care that the winner gets home field advantage for the World Series? Let me know what you think?

Prime Picks

77th MLB All-Star Game (FOX): It is the American League vs. the National League with the best from both competing for which league will get home field advantage in the World Series which is actually kind of lame. It the actually game starts about 8:00 p.m. Eastern with pre-game show on before that.

Solid Selections

Gilmore Girls (WB): Repeat. Sookie wants to start planning for the wedding and keeps pressuring Lorelai to set a date.

Last Comic Standing (NBC): New. The remaining comics compete by participating in a Friars Club roast.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. A suspect main be carrying a deadly strain of anthrax.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril whips up some big desserts.

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. The cleaning of animal skulls and bones used for display. Also sausage making and keeping trains on the tracks.

Rescue Me (FX): New. It is a close call for Lou and Franco at a fire tonight. Meanwhile Shawn gets into trouble with the law and a surprising twist for Tommy’s and his relationship with Janet. Runs 65 minutes and replays again right after.

Other Options

  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo): New. Kathy has a little trouble with her new puppy and is also hired to teach a class at the Learning Annex. A previous episode plays right before.
  • Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels (Food Network): New. The area of Central California is explored for dining opportunities.
  • Road Tasted (Food Network): New. Paula Deen’s offspring get their own show as they travel the states looking for fine handcrafted foods.
  • Top Gun (Spike): Released 1986. Tom Cruise as a fighter pilot at an elite training school. Runs three hours.

Sports Notes

  • FOX has the MLB All-Star Game.
  • OLN plays Stage 9 of the Tour de France six times over the course of the day.

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