Tonight on the Tube: Desperate Housewives, Without a Trace and Sunday Night Football

by Jason the TVaholic on October 8, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Everybody Hates Chris - The First SeasonAs of tomorrow The CW Sunday night comedy block of Everybody Hates Chris, All of Us, Girlfriends and The Game will be switching to Monday night. The two shows that had been on Monday night, 7th Heaven and Runaway, will be moving to Sunday night starting next week. Other Monday TV show news includes How I Met Your Mother switching timeslots with the dreadfully unfunny The Class starting tomorrow as well. Also after the MLB Playoffs on FOX, Justice will be moving to Monday night. Last but not least and the best news of the bunch, Heroes has been picked up for the entire season.

Prime Pick

The Amazing Race 10 (CBS): New. The team in the lead keeps switching cabs while another team has an injury and must stop to get medical treatment.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Susan and Ian go to the country for the weekend while Nora continues to burrow her way deeper into Lynette and Tom’s life. Runs 61 minutes.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. A man calls 911 and asks for and operator by name and later she goes missing and the team investigates.

Solid Selections

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): New. A Tennessee firefighter whose home was destroyed by a tornado gets it rebuilt.

Cold Case (CBS): New. The bones of an old minor are found in a subway tunnel. He went missing in 1947 and the squad reopens the case.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): The family patriarch’s indiscretions are made known to all and Nora turns out not to be as naïve as everyone thought.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Jimmy Buffet makes a guest appearance in the kitchen for a night of island recipes.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Bobby Flay vs. Chef David Bull.

Angela’s Eyes (Lifetime): New. Jerry and Angela’s relationship almost comes completely apart as the team is tasked with investigating a stolen piece of art.

Other Options

  • Dexter (Showtime): New. A serial killer being called “The Ice Truck Killer” lets Dex know he knows what he does by leaving clues at Dex’s house.
  • Nip/Tuck (FX): Repeat. The “Dawn Budge” episode from last week replays. Runs 62 minutes.
  • Weeds (Showtime): New. The new crop is ready to go and Snoop Dog loves the stuff.
  • The Wire (HBO): New. Details of the Braddock case are leaked and the reward/punishment program is not showing the desired results.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the final round of the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro golf tournament.
  • CBS has NFL Football games.
  • FOX has NFL Football games with the Dallas Cowboys at the Philadelphia Eagles being the big game of the day. After football they have Game 4 of the NLDS between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres.
  • NBC has NASCAR Racing with the UAW-Ford 500 from Talladega and later has Sunday Night Football with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the San Diego Chargers.

Late Night

  • Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi): Repeat. The two hour third season premiere replays tonight. It plays earlier in the day as well.

TV Show Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
TBS has 12 episodes of The King of Queens.
TVLand has A-Team episodes all day long.
USA has 16 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What will you be watching on this fine Sunday?

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