Tonight on the Tube: Sports Bloopers, Anchorman, Trading Spaces and College Basketball

by Jason the TVaholic on February 3, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (Unrated Widescreen Edition)Are you looking forward to the big game tomorrow? Grab yourself some chips, dips and a cold beverage and have a little Super Bowl party and enjoy the game with some friends. Who better to talk about the commercials with? Is the Super Bowl broadcast like a Playboy, except instead of perusing it for the articles, you just watch it for the commercials?

Prime Picks

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. Wolfe ends up in jeopardy while the team works a messy divorce case.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. A pregnant woman who has HIV goes missing and the team investigates.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. When a former ambassador’s daughter is found dead, it brings up an old case that Goren’s mentor could never solve. This was a very good episode.

Solid Selections

World’s Greatest Sports Bloopers (ABC): New. Hosted by NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and Summer Sanders of Olympic swimming fame. The name really says it all.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (ABC): Released 2004. Will Ferrell plays the title character, a 1970s TV journalist in San Diego who has to compete with an up and comer in the former of a beautiful women played by Christina Applegate that wants to make a name for herself. This is a very funny movie with a ton of cameos. Runs two hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril lets you in on the secrets of making great tasting cakes.

Love is a Four Letter Word (Hallmark): Released 2007. Made for TV romantic comedy starring Teri Polo (Meet the Parents) as a divorce attorney who meets another divorce attorney at a mutual friends wedding and one thing leads to another and then they find out the next day that they are on opposite sides of a big divorce case. Runs two hours and plays twice.

Other Options

  • Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash ’07 (VH1): New. Watch a special concert to get you ready for the big game tomorrow.
  • Trading Spaces (TLC): New. Laurie, Edward and Amy Wynn redo two messy bedrooms.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college basketball.
  • CBS has college basketball.
  • ESPN has a college basketball doubleheader followed by the College Football All-Star Challenge and then later another college basketball game.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games.
  • FOX Sports has college basketball.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Mary Lynn Rajskub (24) guests and mistakes Bobby Lee for Hiro from NBC’s Heroes.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Drew Barrymore hosts with musical guest Lily Allen.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Tom Arnold is his guest.

TV Marathons

Comedy Central plays the movie Groundhog Day three times, which is then followed by 12 episodes of Scrubs.

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