Tonight on the Tube: Las Vegas, Numb3rs, Giada’s Weekend Getaways and NBA Basketball

Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious RecipesTonight the Food Network is debut a new show starring Giada De Laurentiis where she visits places for the weekend and tries out some local favorites. Interestingly enough it is called Giada’s Weekend Getaways. They have two new episodes of the show on tonight. To kick it off they are showing a mini marathon of Everyday Italian and then the Food Network Special, Giada’s Italian Holiday. That totals six hours of Giada in all for your viewing pleasure. Will you be watching?

Prime Picks

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. Burke and Cristina are still not talking while George’s father is about to undergo surgery and the money finally gets put in the bank in this replay from last night. Runs 61 minutes.

Las Vegas (NBC): New. A former favorite employee of Ed’s comes to the Montecito on her first year wedding anniversary and something seems off about her husband so Ed puts Danny and Mike on notice to keep an eye on him.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. Government agencies conflict over who should recover a yacht that sunk during a race.

Solid Selections

1 vs. 100 (NBC): New. Another person or two take on the mob.

Close to Home (CBS): New. A patient dies on the table during a routine surgery and Annabeth prosecutes the anesthesiologist for malpractice.

Law & Order (NBC): New. When a baby that was thought to have been from Africa turns out to actually be related to someone who may be responsible for the murder of the star that adopted the baby’s husband the detectives investigate.

Cable Choices

Giada’s Italian Holiday (Food Network): Repeat. To kick off Giada’s new series which premiere next the Food Network has this special and before that eight episodes of Everyday Italian. All told it is about six hours of Giada, food and fun.

Giada’s Weekend Getaways (Food Network): Series Premiere. In the first episode she visits my hometown of Seattle for an Alpine Martini and French toast.
Giada’s Weekend Getaways (Food Network): New. In this episode she visits South Beach for some key lime pie.

Paula’s Party (Food Network): New. Tonight Paula cooks up some recipes from Italy and Greece.

Other Options

  • Jake 2.0 (Sci Fi): Repeats. Three more episodes of the short lived UPN show that was sort of like an update of The Six Million Dollar Man. This was a fun show that at the time I wished would have made it. It starred Christopher Gorham (Ugly Betty) as Jake.
  • Lincoln Heights (ABC Family): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays of this new series that began Monday night.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. This was a great episode where Natalie thinks Monk should go out on his own and not just work for the cops. New episodes return soon.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Shawn and Gus investigate in their own special way when the Spellmaster dies during a spelling bee.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. Another fashion victim gets a little professional help.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has an NBA doubleheader with the Washington Wizards at the New Orleans Hornets and then the Houston Rockets at the Denver Nuggets.
  • ESPN2 has Friday Night Fights.
  • Golf Channel has the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii.

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