Tonight on the Tube: Heroes, Robin Hood, Wild at Heart and Saturday Night Live

Download Heroes Episodes at iTunesNBC tries to get you ready for the return of Heroes on Monday with a mini-marathon of episodes tonight. A new show called Wild at Heart premieres on BBC America after Robin Hood. Get a load of some cool gadgets on Food Network tonight. Today is the start of the NBA Playoffs with four games in a row today and another four tomorrow. You got to love a quadruple-header. What will you be watching?

Prime Picks

Heroes (NBC): Repeats. The last three episodes from before the long layoff replay tonight to get you ready for the return on Monday night. First “Unexpected” plays then “Company Man” and finally “Parasite.” They were all really great episodes, but “Company Man” might just be the best episode of the show so far.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The team busts a chop shop being run by Marines and make a disturbing discovery while doing so.

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. A billionaire playboy and his model friend get shot with an arrow. The team investigates.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. See as authorities figure out who was behind two young women being killed at Halloween in Napa.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril shows you some nifty kitchen gadgets.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. When the gangs raids Gisborne’s party at Locksley manor, Djaq gets captured and Robin learns a secret about Gisborne that sends him off the deep end. The gang must rescue Djaq without Robin’s help.

Wild at Heart (BBC America): Series Premiere. A veterinarian from the U.K. takes his family on holiday to Africa to return a monkey to the wild. While there they decide to stay and open an animal preserve. It turns out that not just the animals could benefit from this move.

Other Options

  • Gotta Get It (Food Network): New. Two episodes play tonight after Emeril Live. The first is about gadgets that help you eat on the go and the second is about gadgets that help you prepare breakfast. They both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the Miami Heat at the Chicago Bulls in NBA Playoff action.
  • ESPN has NBA Playoff action with the New Jersey Nets at the Toronto Raptors early and later a doubleheader with the Orlando Magic at the Detroit Pistons followed by the Utah Jazz at the Houston Rockets. The game on ABC plays in between for a quadruple-header of playoff basketball.
  • FOX has the Nextel Cup: Subway Fresh Fit 500 this evening.
  • NBC has NHL Playoff action.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Carmen Electra does a cooking show.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Scarlett Johansson hosts with musical guest Bjork.
  • The Riches (FX): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Reckless Gardening,” replays.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Melinda Clarke was the guest.

TV Marathons

BBC America has five episodes of Cash in the Attic.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of MythBusters.

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