Tonight on the Tube: Falcon Beach, How I Met Your Mother, 24 and Thank God You’re Here

24: Seasons Four and Five SoundtrackThe ABC Family summer series Falcon Beach premieres its second season tonight right before a repeat episode from the first season of Kyle XY. If you can’t catch them, you can watch full episodes online at the ABC Family website. For a more portable viewing experience, you can download Falcon Beach and Kyle XY episodes at iTunes. In other premiere news, the new sketch comedy show Thank God You’re Here begins tonight with two episodes on NBC. Also, tonight is the return of The King of Queens to the Monday night comedy lineup on CBS with the first of its final seven episodes.

Prime Picks

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Barney takes over the planning of Marshall’s bachelor party and ends up ruining it.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Christine has a little email trouble and almost gets Mr. Harris fired from Ritchie’s school.

24 (FOX): New. Find out what the president has planned with his launching a nuclear strike on the unnamed country of Fayed, who has been captured by Jack.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. A murder victim was scalped and the owners of a Native American casino are thought to be behind it.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): Repeat. House goes without his pain pills for a week in exchange for getting out of clinic duty and the rest of the team thinks the “Detox” is affecting his analytical skills.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. The wedding of Alan’s ex, Judith, to Herb is almost here and Charlie as taken a liking to Herb’s funny sister.
The King of Queens (CBS): New. Carrie tells Doug that Deacon and Kelly could afford a second home and he believes her. This is the first of the final seven episodes.

Thank God You’re Here (NBC): New. The improvers in the second of two episodes tonight are Mo’Nique, Edie McClurg, Richard Kind and Kevin Nealon. In the series premiere that plays at the same time as Two and a Half Men, Jennifer Coolidge, Bryan Cranston, Joel McHale and Wayne Knight have a little improve fun. The basic premise is that there is a scene that is set and a person put in a costume and sent into the scene, but they have no idea what they are about to walk into and have to make it work and be funny. Based on an Australian show. David Alan Grier hosts and Dave Foley is a judge of how things went for each of the night’s improv players.

Cable Choices

Kyle XY (ABC Family): Repeat. Kyle is “Sleepless in Seattle” and no one can figure out why. New episodes begin this summer. Plays again later. The second season premiere of Falcon Beach plays right before.

Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Get a look at some caffeinated goodies.
Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. Coffee flavored stuff.

The Riches (FX): New. Wayne is quickly finding out what his job is all about and has to clean up a shady deal in the process. Dahlia finds a way to pass the time in Eden Falls. Runs 64 minutes and plays twice.

Other Options

  • Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Emeril goes all sweet and savory tonight.
  • The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): New. Camping foods are profiled.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Minnesota Twins.
  • ESPN2 has Arena Football.
  • NBA TV has the Houston Rockets at the Sacramento Kings.

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  • J9 Apr 9, 2007, 6:33 pm

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