Tonight on the Tube: Idol Give Back, Lost, Jericho, MythBusters and Hustle

Download Lost Episodes at iTunesWhile there are a few other things on tonight worth watching, the night will once again be dominated by American Idol and probably more so than ever. With the lineup of singers, actors and others they have, plus the promise of surprises, even non-Idol fans will probably be tuning in to watch the performances. Will you be watching “Idol Gives Back” tonight?

Prime Picks

American Idol (FOX): New. Two-hour results show with many guest performers including Celine Dion, Pink, the African Childrenss Choir, Rascal Flats and past Idol winners Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson, plus many, many more. Also they will be asking you to call in and donate to the cause. Runs two hours, but will it have commercials? I guess we will finally find out tonight.

Lost (ABC): New. When Sun learns of what happens to pregnant women on the island, she lets Juliet examine her. The life of the new visitor to the island hangs in the balance. Last week’s episode plays right before this one.

Solid Selections

Jericho (CBS): New. A few people get shot while trying to steal salt from the mine, which only heightens tension between Jericho and New Bern.

Crossing Jordan (NBC): New. Macy is unsure if Jordan is ready to come back to work, but it doesn’t matter as she finds herself smack dab in the middle of a murder case.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. Joey Lawrence plays a convicted serial killer who is let go after his arresting officer goes to jail and even though he is under orders to leave him alone, Mac goes after him when a new body surfaces. Whoa!

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Get some ideas on what to do with those leftovers.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys look at some myths about ninjas. Plays again later.

Hustle (AMC): New. The gang finds another mark and sets about relieving them of their money. Runs 75 minutes and plays again later.

Other Options

  • World Poker Tour (Travel Channel): New. The Festa Al Lago from Las Vegas. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

  • NBA TV has the Washington Wizards at the Cleveland Cavaliers in playoff action.
  • TNT has a NBA Playoff doubleheader with the Denver Nuggets at the San Antonio Spurs and then the Golden State Warriors at the Dallas Mavericks.

TV Marathons

Sci Fi Channel has the three-part, six-hour mini series The Lost Room tonight.
VH1 has from 1980 to 1984 of I Love the ‘80s: 3D.

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