Tonight on the Tube: The Office, Grey’s Anatomy, Shark and NLCS Game 1

Grey's Anatomy: Notes from the Nurse's Station and Overheard at the Emerald City BarDid you catch the season premiere of 30 Rock on NBC last night? If not, you have a couple of chances tonight on Bravo to get a look at what might be the best comedy to debut this fall so far. That isn’t saying much though as all the comedies to premiere already have been pretty bad. Happy Hour and ‘Til Death on FOX are both really bad, The Class on CBS has yet to be funny at all and Help Me Help You on ABC is a giant waste of time. So many comedies yet so few laughs, what do you think of the crop of comedies so far this fall?

Prime Picks

My Name Is Earl (NBC): New. Earl once sabotaged a cat show so Joy would win and makes up for it by returning a cat to its owner.
The Office (NBC): New. They find out that a former regional manager has died and Michael tries to help everyone through the grieving process.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Cristina is pushing Burke through his recovery while Addison is starting to doubt her skills and an intern need emergency care.

Shark (CBS): New. A high profile investigator is the suspect in a double homicide and Stark leads his team in the prosecution.

Solid Selections

Smallville (The CW): New. Lex is throwing a charity costume ball in Metropolis and Chloe and Clark are tracking a creature that breeds using male human bodies.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A bunch of tourist have been attacked within hours of each other and while to find out who is responsible Greg comes upon a beating in progress and tries to put a stop to it but gets himself in some trouble.

Six Degrees (ABC): New. Whitney is planning her wedding while the city is dealing with a perpetrator who punches people and runs away.

Cable Choices

A Few Good Men (Bravo): Released 1992. You want a good movie to watch? Don’t worry you will be able to handle it. Stars Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise and Demi Moore. Runs three hours.

Other Options

  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. The Iron Chef Flay vs. Chef Bull replays where the secret ingredient was wild boar.
  • Ugly Betty (ABC): New. Betty gets a famous photographer to shoot a layout for the magazine.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action with Virginia Tech at Boston College.
  • FOX has MLB Playoff action with Game 1 of the NLCS between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Golf Channel has LPGA Golf with the first round of the Samsung World Championship.
  • USA has PGA Golf with the first round of the Open in Las Vegas.

Late Night

  • 30 Rock (Bravo): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode from last night replays after A Few Good Men. It also plays before it so you have two shots at getting another look at this comedy. Update: Read the Review

What looks good to you tonight on TV?

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