Tonight on the Tube: The Ten Commandments, Robin Hood, The Riches and The Masters

by Jason the TVaholic on April 7, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

The Ten Commandments (50th Anniversary Collection)If you are a fan of Ashton Kutcher’s Punk’d, then check out MTV today, as they will be showing all eight episodes of the final season. Since it is Easter weekend, ABC is once again showing the classic The Ten Commandments. Your best bets are The Masters coverage on CBS during the day and Robin Hood on BBC America tonight. In late night there is a new MADtv and Talkshow With Spike Feresten. Enjoy your Saturday!

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. When an ambulance carrying the remains of a dead Marine explodes the team investigates and finds it hard to identify the body.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. A man calls 911 and asks for an operator by name and then threatens her, she goes missing and the team investigates.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. A well-respected judge is gunned down while reenacting a famous duel. The detectives investigate his dueling partner.

Solid Selection

The Ten Commandments (ABC): Released 1956. Charlton Heston plays Moses in the epic movie classic that has him leading the exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. Runs 4 hours and 44 minutes.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril makes some sweet treats.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. Robin and his band of men run into a farmer who is actually a tax inspector on his way to Nottingham to count the Sheriff’s silver. They use him as cover to get into the castle once again.

The Riches (FX): Repeat. Monday’s episode, “Been There, Done That,” replays where they learn of Doug’s ex-wife and her want of alimony payments and Wayne must fix things. Runs 67 minutes.

Other Options

  • American Brew (A&E): New. The history of beer in America is profiled.
  • Easter Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. Get a look at how some of your favorite Easter treats are made.
  • Love’s Unending Legacy (Hallmark Channel): Released 2007. The fifth installment based on a Janette Oke novel. In this one a woman returns to home to be near her parents with her young son. She is still dealing with the death of her husband from two years earlier. Runs two hours and plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • ESPN has the NCAA Hockey Tournament Final.
  • FOX has FOX Saturday Baseball.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Tom Bergeron from ABC’s Dancing With the Stars makes an appearance tonight.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Jeremy Piven hosts with musical guest AFI.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Alex Borstein is his guest.

TV Marathons

BBC America has five episodes of Cash in the Attic.
Cartoon Network has 10 episodes of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.
MTV has the final eight episode season of Punk’d today.

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