Tonight on the Tube: Kyle XY Marathon, Prison Break and The Closer

The Closer - The Complete First SeasonWith last night’s Emmys I don’t have too much of a problem with them as it seemed that the deserving got to take home the gear. Except for Kyra Sedgewick who I still think should have won for best actress in a drama. Tony Shalhoub won for Monk again, which given his competition should have been the lock of the night. Not that the other four aren’t funny but Tony Shalhoub is actually acting. The other four are just basically playing a version of themselves, aren’t they? In TV news for tonight if you have missed an episode of Kyle XY this summer you can catch a marathon of the season’s episodes today on ABC Family leading up to the season finale. For news about the upcoming TV season look no further than the Ultimate Guide to the Fall 2006 TV Schedule.

Prime Picks

Prison Break (FOX): New. Michael and Lincoln plan another breakout, this time to get Linc’s son out during a court appearance. The rest of the gang heads out on their own while Tweener tries blending in with the college crowd.

Vanished (FOX): New. The first episode left a little to be desired. Supposedly the big conspiracy behind everything has a little light shed on it in this episode. It better as the premiere was pretty standard.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. Horatio learns what really happened to his brother.

Solid Selections

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Rose tries to help Charlie and Alan out when they start taking their frustrations out on each other.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. Lily and Robin crash a prom so she can hear the band that Marshall wants to hire for the wedding.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. It is Jake’s first boy girl party and Charlie and Alan try to help him get ready.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. Christine doesn’t want Richard to take Ritchie to a rock concert.

Medium (NBC): Repeat. Allison is asked to help find out who killed a woman that had complained that her house was haunted.

Cable Choices

Kyle XY (ABC Family): Season Finale. Is that couple his real parents? Kyle doesn’t think so and Declan does a little digging on his own to find out. Kyle gets some info from Tom Foss and declares that he is leaving to go with the couple. They are definitely going to leave you hanging until season two. Plays again later.

The Closer (TNT): New. It turns out “No Good Deed” does go unpunished. Plays again later.

Saved (TNT): New. Wyatt steps up tonight to take the fall for the clinic explosion incident. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (Bravo): Repeat. If you missed it last night and want to see what happened for yourself, then here’s your chance. Runs three hours.
  • American Chopper (Discovery Channel): New. The OCC gang looks like they may mass-produce a bike for the public. Would you buy one?
  • Blade: The Series (Spike): Repeat. Last week’s episode “Angels and Demons” replays.
  • Dark Angel (Sci Fi): Repeats. Two episodes of the Jessica Alba series play tonight.
  • Falcon Beach (ABC Family): Season Finale. Paige is about to head off to Harvard. Jason finds out about his father’s past. Danny and Erin prepare to leave town and he may propose.
  • Weeds (Showtime): New. Nancy still not over Peter’s revelation has to deal with her son who seems to have just hit puberty.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has preseason Monday Night Football with the Green Bay Packers at the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • ESPN2 has Monday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the Oakland A’s.
  • USA has first round coverage of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

TV Show Marathon

ABC Family has the complete 10-episode season of Kyle XY today with the last episode being tonight’s season finale.

What will you be watching on TV tonight?

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