Tonight on the Tube: Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters, Sunday Night Football & TV Show Marathons

by Jason the TVaholic on October 29, 2006

in Tonight on the Tube

Without a Trace - The Complete First SeasonToday you will find a few TV show marathons on tap, the most notable being day two of The Munsters marathon on TV Land. When they do a marathon, they really do a marathon. FOX uses its sister cable network, TV Guide Channel, to show the first four episode of Standoff to get you ready for new episodes beginning this Tuesday before a new episode of House. Speaking of House, USA has a House marathon today as well. Do you like TV show marathons? What is the longest you have ever sat and watched one?

Prime Picks

7th Heaven (The CW): New. The Camden house might be taking in some more strays so they can have enough characters to have stories about. Will you care?

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Bree has to confront Orson’s past while it looks like Susan will get back with Ian while Carlos and Gaby might give it another shot. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. The family’s dirty laundry gets aired out in public.

Solid Selections

The Amazing Race 10 (CBS): New. Tempers flare, alliances come through and cars break down all on the next amazing episode.

Cold Case (CBS): New. A radio DJ from 1958 was thought to have committed suicide until a recording of his last broadcast is found. The team reopens the case.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. A man who was a survivor of Hurricane Katrina goes missing and the team tries to find him but encounters a few lies he has told along the way. This is the 100th episode of the show.

Cable Choices

Emeril Kick Up Halloween (Food Network): Repeat. Get some ideas for some scary good treats.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Cat Cora faces off against Chef Elizabeth Falkner.

Dexter (Showtime): New. The last victim of the Ice Truck Killer was found alive. Will he be able to provide any clues to the mystery? Dexter meanwhile is after his own bad guy who deals in human trafficking.

Other Options

  • Candy Castles (Food Network): New. Pastry chefs compete to make the best confectionary masterpiece.
  • The Wire (HBO): New. The election is over.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the final round of the Chrysler Championship PGA Tour event.
  • CBS has NFL Football games with the game of the day being the Indianapolis Colts at the Denver Broncos.
  • ESPN has college football with Connecticut at Rutgers.
  • FOX has NFL Football games including the game I will be watching in my area the Seattle Seahawks at the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Dallas Cowboys at the Carolina Panthers and earlier in the day has NASCAR Racing with the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500.

TV Show Marathons

ABC Family has 12 episodes of Scariest Places.
Bravo has eight episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Discovery Channel has 10 episodes of Dirty Jobs.
TV Guide Channel has a Standoff marathon with the first four episodes of the FOX show. New episodes start up again on Tuesday night now that baseball is done.
TV Land continues its two-day The Munsters marathon.
USA has 10 episodes of House including the two-part “Euphoria” episode.

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