Tonight on the Tube: Three Moons, 4400, Dead Zone and a Monk Marathon

by Jason the TVaholic on August 13, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Monk: The Obsessive Compulsive Collection - Seasons One - FourYou can catch up with the entire season of Monk so far and a few previous episodes today, although they are in reverse order for some reason. The big news of the night is the return of Jordan Collier on The 4400. Where has he been? Billy Campbell, the guy who plays him, has been on a sailing trip around the world? What will his return mean seeing how he was thought to be dead? Will you be watching tonight?

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. Marge takes in the homeless janitor after Bart destroys his shack.
American Dad (FOX): Repeat. Stan and the family move to Saudi Arabia and Stan takes a quick liking to the male dominated society.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Repeat. Lynette tries to help her boss with his sex life and only ends up getting her husband in trouble in the end.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. A young bicycle messenger has gone missing and Martin is really starting to behave erratically.

Solid Selections

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Repeat. A family that lost their home in a propane explosion gets a new one.

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat. New evidence comes forth in a case of a 1973 tennis player that was found murdered in her room after a battle of the sexes tennis match.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. The “Straight to the Heart” clip show is played.

Cable Choices

Three Moons Over Milford (ABC Family): New. The Davis family is kicked out of their house. The episode plays twice tonight.

The 4400 (USA): New. Jordan Collier is back. This ends up sending Tom and Diana on an unexpected manhunt. Runs 61 minutes and repeats again later.

The Dead Zone (USA): New. This episode promises “Revelations” and plays twice tonight.

Other Options

  • Angela’s Eyes (Lifetime): New. Students have been overdosing on drugs so Angela goes undercover as a substitute to investigate.
  • Deadwood (HBO): New. Alma seeks help from Swearengen with Bullock away.
  • Entourage (HBO): New. Turtle can’t seem to locate Saigon on his big record deal signing and Eric may have just found Vince’s next project.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Cat Cora is challenged by Chef Michael Psilakis.
  • Rescue Me (FX): Repeat. Last week’s episode “Retards” replays. Runs 63 minutes.
  • The Ron Clark Story (TNT): Released 2006. A teacher from a small town moves to New York City and uses new techniques and devotes himself to his students helping them to accomplish great things. Based on a true story. Runs two hours and plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has WNBA basketball followed by IndyCar racing.
  • CBS has final round coverage of The International golf tournament.
  • ESPN has Little League World Series games early and later Sunday Night Baseball with the San Francisco Giants at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • NBC has NASCAR Racing and Sunday Night Football with a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and the Cincinnati Bengals.

TV Show Marathons

USA has a Monk marathon with 9 episodes leading up to tonight’s episode of The 4400. It is kind of strange as this season’s episodes play in reverse order with the season premiere being the last to play.

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