Tonight on the Tube: Friday Night Lights, Knights of Prosperity, In Case of Emergency and the Sugar Bowl

Get XXX (Widescreen Special Edition) on DVDWell ABC has cancelled Day Break. The remaining seven episodes may show up on at some point but since the show has been de-listed from the website and no longer shows up in the networks list of shows, I wouldn’t put to much hope in that. Only 13 weeks and you will find out everything about what is happening except it only lasted six. Pulling the rug out from under yet another TV show fan base. I don’t understand the networks. It is like they are trying as hard as they can to alienate as many viewers as they can as fast as possible. I hope is does make it out online or is released via DVD as I really liked the show and thought it was very well done. What do you think of ABC and the cancellation of Day Break?

Prime Picks

Friday Night Lights (NBC): New. The Panthers are in the midst of getting ready for another game as Matt’s father returns from Iraq and Jason continues to find being back at home difficult. This is the shows new night and timeslot.

The Knights of Prosperity (ABC): Series Premiere. The show that was formerly called Let’s Rob Mick Jagger and then Let’s Rob … is about a group of people who hang out at a bar who come up with the idea of robbing Mick Jagger after seeing his house on TV. It was supposed to debut during the fall but was pushed back until tonight to give it a better shot at succeeding. Runs 31 minutes.
In Case of Emergency (ABC): Series Premiere. A group of people who went to high school together all wind up in the emergency room on the same night after a bunch of weird occurrences and injuries. Once there they reunite and see that their lives have not turned out as they had expected they would back in school. Runs 32 minutes.

Medium (NBC): New. Allison and Ariel come across a dead woman and her daughter and both start dreaming about them.

Solid Selections

The King of Queens (CBS): New. Doug gets Deacon’s son to draw a funny picture of Carrie hoping it will spur her to get a little work done.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Charlie wants to boycott an awards banquet where his rival played by Jon Lovitz always wins.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. The BAU team starts to believe that a team instead of an individual is doing the murders they are investigating.

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. A serial killer is using codes on t-shirts to commit his crimes.

Cable Choices

XXX (FX): Released 2002. Vin Diesel as the super agent recruited by Samuel L. Jackson for a mission that only an extreme sports guy like him could get done. Runs two and a half hours. Plays twice.

Ham on the Street (Food Network): Repeat. Fun with canned food is had.

Other Options

  • Beauty and the Geek (The CW): Season Premiere. The third season of this show kicks off tonight with the girls having to use the Dewey Decimal System and the guys having to do standup comedy. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Pennsylvania at North Carolina in college basketball action.
  • ESPN2 has a college basketball doubleheader with Kansas State at Xavier followed by Gonzaga at Virginia.
  • FOX has the Allstate Sugar Bowl with LSU vs. Notre Dame from the Superdome.
  • NBA TV has the Philadelphia 76ers at the Utah Jazz.

TV Marathon

TV Land continues with its M*A*S*H marathon tonight, which began on New Year’s Day. They will be playing 12 hours of episodes each night until January 7th. Then it will settle into its regular timeslot on the network starting on the 8th.

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