Tonight on the Tube: The Grinch, Heroes, Crazy Christmas Lights and a That Girl Marathon

Download Heroes Episodes at iTunesMiss the last couple episodes of Heroes or just want to see them again. Well, tonight you can as NBC is showing the previous two episodes of the series. You can also, right now, watch all 11 episodes of Heroes at For those that want a more portable option they can be downloaded at iTunes.

Prime Picks

Heroes (NBC): Repeat. The “Six Months Ago” episode replays where we see Hiro try and save the waitress from Sylar.

Heroes (NBC): Repeat. The “Fallout” episode replays where we see what happened after saving the cheerleader.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. The “Birthright” episode replays where Fontana and Green investigate the death of a woman who dies in prison.

Solid Selections

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. A killer who can blend in and be anybody is sought by the BAU.

Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ABC): Released 2000. The live action version of the holiday classic tale that stars Jim Carrey as the Grinch and is directed by Ron Howard. Runs two hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Get some great tips on party preparation for the holidays.

Nigella Bites Christmas Special (Food Network): New. Get some tips on creating a great holiday feast.

Crazy Christmas Lights (TLC): See what some people have done with Christmas Lights this holiday season.

Other Options

  • Holiday MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Repeat. The guys put some holiday hype to the test.
  • Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn’t Happen (ABC): New. Fred Savage (The Wonder Years) voices Rusty Reindeer who searches out his place in Christmas.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the third round of the Barbados World Cup golf tournament.
  • CBS has a college basketball doubleheader.
  • ESPN has a college basketball doubleheader followed by the second semifinal game of the NCAA Division 1-AA college football playoff and later the 2006 Heisman Trophy Presentation.
  • ESPN2 has a college basketball tripleheader.
  • NBC has coverage of the Ironman Triathlon.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Includes a spoof of Justin Timberlake.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Annette Bening hosts with musical guests Gwen Stefani and some rapper.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Tonight’s guest is Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm).

TV Marathons

ABC Family goes all animated holiday today all day which includes Jack Frost, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, The Year Without Santa Clause and more with the night ending with two showings of The Polar Express.
Hallmark Channel goes all holiday season with holiday themed movies all day long.
Lifetime also goes all holiday season with Christmas themed movies all day long.
TNT has the first three Rocky movies today followed by the two TNT original The Librarian movies.
TV Land has a That Girl weekend as episodes play all day today and tomorrow.

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