Tonight on the Tube: Grey’s Anatomy, The Office, Traveler and NBA Playoffs

Get The Office Episodes at iTunesMy Name Is Earl on NBC and Without a Trace on CBS both have their season finales tonight. The series premiere of Traveler on ABC is tonight after Grey’s Anatomy. Pretty much every other Thursday show has its season finale next week. Supernatural begins its season finale with part 1 of a 2-part ender; tonight on The CW. Stanley Tucci (3 Lbs.) joins the cast of ER tonight. I guess the guy just really wants to play a doctor on TV.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): New. A Senator may expose Lex’s secret DNA treatments on a soldier, while Clark is trying to get Lana to leave Lex.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. The interns are all taking their first year exams, while the residents are treating a group of injured mountain climbers. Cristina is having trouble with her vows.

Traveler (ABC): Series Premiere. An early sneak peek at this summer series that has three friends going to New York where one of them blows up a museum and the authorities think it was the other two. They decide to run and try to find Will Traveler, who they thought was their friend. Its regular timeslot will be on Wednesday nights starting May 30th with a replay of this episode.

Solid Selections

My Name Is Earl (NBC): Season Finale. Runs 40 minutes. It is Joy’s trial and Earl has decided to testify on her behalf.
The Office (NBC): New. Runs 40 minutes. Michael might be movie up to corporate, so he takes the gang out to the lake for some competitions, ala Survivor, to see who should be his replacement at the Scranton Branch.
Scrubs (NBC): New. Runs 41 minutes. Elliot is planning her wedding to Keith. J.D. runs into an ex at a surgeon’s convention he attends with Turk.

Without a Trace (CBS): Season Finale. A teenage girl who went missing after joining a cult is searched for. Elena needs protection from her ex-husband.

Cable Choices

Friends (TBS): Repeat. Watch the episode where Ross’ ex gets remarried and Rachel’s mom shocks everyone.
Friends (TBS): Repeat. Watch one of the best episodes of this show, “The One With the Prom Video.”

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Sunday’s battle between Iron Chef Cat Cora and Chef David Myers replays.

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. A cupcake battle is waged.
Ace of Cakes (Food Network): Repeat. Some very amusing cakes are prepared.

Other Options

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. Melinda Clarke (The O.C.) reprises her roles as Lady Heather. When an attempt is made on her life, the team investigates. Sara doesn’t like Grissom being around her again.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has NBA Playoff action with the Detroit Pistons at the Chicago Bulls.
  • Golf Channel has first round coverage of The Players Championship.
  • Versus has NHL Playoff action.

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