Tonight on the Tube: Heroes, House, Monk and Ballers

Download Heroes Episodes at iTunesIf you missed the season finale of Heroes on Monday, you can watch it tonight on Sci Fi Channel before Stargate SG-1. Sci Fi Friday returns next week with the first of the final four episodes of SG-1. Now that the regular TV season is pretty much over, is there anything worth watching this summer on Friday nights? There are a few things to watch this summer. The cancelled FOX show Standoff returns to burn off the rest of their episodes on June 8th. Doctor Who returns to Sci Fi on July 6th. On July 13th is the return of Monk and Psych on USA. August 10th is the series premiere of Flash Gordon on Sci Fi.

Prime Picks

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (FOX): Released 2001. Angelina Jolie as the globetrotting explorer looking for a powerful artifact in the first of the films based on the video game. Runs two hours.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. The team is investigating a state senator’s murder. This is also the episode where Larry takes a few weeks off to go into space, or so he could be on Day 6 of 24.

Solid Selections

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Repeat. A dude gets his tie caught in a laminator and people scare a coworker.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. A father that gets around uncovers a relationship between a teacher and her young student.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. Some tabloid photography could have been a part of burglary that turned deadly.

Cable Choices

Stargate SG-1 (Sci Fi): Repeat. The “Line in the Sand” episode replays. The first of the last four episodes of the series begins next week, June 1st. Plays again later. The Heroes season finale plays right before.

Monk (USA): Repeat. The “Mr. Monk Is at Your Service” episode replays where Natalie thinks something has happened to her parents’ neighbors.

Ballers (BET): New. Eddy Curry of the Chicago Bulls and Oakland Raider JaMarcus Russell are interviewed.

Other Options

What Not to Wear (TLC): New. A 26-year-old likes to express her outgoing personality with a wacky wardrobe. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has Friday Night Fights.

Late Night

  • House (USA): Repeat. “The Jerk” episode from a couple weeks ago on FOX replays, where a prodigy chess player with a wicked personality comes into the hospital. Season finale is next Tuesday night on FOX.
  • The Shield (FX): Repeat. Tuesday’s episode, “The Math of the Wrath,” replays.

TV Marathons

Sci Fi has 10 episodes of Dark Angel, which starred Jessica Alba.

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