Tonight on the Tube: Prison Break, The Closer and Labor Day TV Show Marathons

by Jason the TVaholic on September 4, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

The Closer - The Complete First SeasonIf you like sitting in front of your TV watching episode after episode of your favorite shows you either need Netflix to keep sending you TV shows on DVD or to check the list of Labor Day TV Show marathons below. There you will find shows like The Jeffersons, The Closer and Dark Angel among many others. For a look at what the fall TV season has to offer then click on over to the Ultimate Guide to the Fall 2006 TV Schedule.

Prime Picks

Prison Break (FOX): New. A little car trouble for Linc and Michael while C-Note tries to reunite with his family and Sucre tries to stop Maricruz from making a big mistake.

Vanished (FOX): New. The Senator has something he has to deal with. The FBI agents continue to track leads. The reporter uncovers some interesting info.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. They are close to getting the members of the gang put away but a hit is taken out on Horatio putting everyone near him in harms way.

Solid Selections

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. In this episode Camryn Manheim guest stars as Berta’s sister who the brothers hire to cater a party for their mother at her insistence.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. The matchmaking company that Ted went to previously calls him with a match.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. The one that got away returns with a special request.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. Christine tries to promote a little ethnic diversity at Ritchie’s school.

Medium (NBC): Repeat. Allison gets a visit from Death in one of her dreams and Kelsey Grammar guest stars.

Cable Choices

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Last week’s episode “No Good Deed” replays. Look for the entire season to play today leading up to the season finale next.

The Closer (TNT): Season Finale. Season Two comes to a close tonight as the PHD investigates an assassination attempt on a government-protected witness. This involves working with the FBI. Directed by Kevin Bacon. It plays again after Saved.

Saved (TNT): Season Finale. Alice has a job offer on the other side of the country and Wyatt must decide what it is he wants from her.

Other Options

  • The 2006 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (Check Local Listing): The annual telethon continues.
  • The E! True Hollywood Story (E!): New. Michael J. Fox is profiled.
  • MyNetwork TV Premiere Special (MyNet): New. Get a look at what MyNetwork TV will have to offer. Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild are interviewed about their new shows. If you like daily soaps but have to work during the day and can’t afford a TiVo then this might be just what you are looking for. The new network will be in larger TV markets. Look for it on whatever station used to be UPN or The WB, which isn’t the new The CW. That is where it popped up here in Seattle on what used to be The WB. The old UPN station is now The CW here.
  • Relative Chaos (ABC Family): Released 2006. A wacky family reunion where competition is what the gathering is all about. Stars Christopher Gorham, Terry Bradshaw, Charisma Carpenter and Nicholas Brendan. Plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has PGA Golf coverage with Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods in the final pairing.
  • CBS has U.S. Open tennis coverage if they get another day without rain.
  • ESPN everything has the Florida at Miami college football game today.
  • TBS has the Atlanta Braves at the New York Mets.
  • USA has U.S. Open tennis coverage also today.

Labor Day TV Show Marathons

A&E has 12 episodes of CSI: Miami.
ABC Family has eight episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
BET has 18 episodes of The Wayans Bros.
Biography has 13 episodes of Murder, She Wrote.
Bravo has nine episodes of Top Chef followed by eight episodes of Project Runway.
Court TV has 10 episodes of Hot Pursuit followed by 10 episodes of Texas SWAT.
Discovery Channel has 11 episodes of Dirty Jobs.
Discovery Health has eight episodes of Plastic Surgery: Before and After.
ESPN has five episodes of The Contender early in the day.
Food Network has shows dedicated to Quick and Easy meal prep all day.
FX has 10 episodes of That ‘70s Show tonight.
Hallmark Channel has 38 episodes of M*A*S*H all day.
History Channel has four episodes of American Eats, which play twice.
Military Channel has eight episodes of Anatomy of a … followed by 12 episodes of Top Ten …
Sci Fi has 15 episodes of Dark Angel starring Jessica Alba.
Spike has 12 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
TLC has six episodes of Little People, Big World.
TNT has 13 episodes of The Closer including the season finale.
Toon Disney has 36 episodes of Yin Yang Yo!
TV Guide Channel has nine episodes of Look-A-Like.
TV Land continues its two-day The Jeffersons marathon with episodes all day.
USA has 10 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit before their U.S. Open tennis coverage.

What will you be watching tonight on TV?

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