Tonight on the Tube: Robin Hood Finale, NBA Playoffs and TV Marathons

by Jason the TVaholic on May 26, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Robin Hood - Season 1Saturdays have been lacking in worthy programming for sometime now, but with the 2006-2007 season coming to an end, it seems like there is even less. At least the season finale of Robin Hood on BBC America is tonight. Next week is the second season premiere of Hex on BBC America. Looks like it is time to re-up that Netflix subscription for the summer. There are a few TV marathons today and since it is Memorial Day Weekend, there will be more of them over the next couple of days.

Prime Pick

NBA Western Conference Finals (ABC): Game 3. The San Antonio Spurs try to go up 3-0 against the Utah Jazz. Game tips off around 8:30 p.m. ET. Scheduled for about 2½ hours.

Solid Selection

Chicago (NBC): Released 2002. The award winning musical about a lawyer played by Richard Gere who handles the cases of two murderous women played by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger, who hope to become celebrities do to the public exposure. Runs three hours.

Cable Choices

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s “The Return of the King” episodes replays.

Robin Hood (BBC America): Season Finale. Robin starts to lose it after the events of last week’s episode.

Wild at Heart (BBC America): New. Both humans and animals are at risk when a poacher contracts a disease from an animal.

Other Options

  • Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril whips up some tasty desserts.
  • Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. The team investigates arson with the help of an engineering professor played by Bill Nye the Science Guy.
  • Pandemic (Hallmark Channel): Released 2007. Faye Dunaway, Tiffani Thiessen and Eric Roberts in this three hour movie about an outbreak on a flight from Australia to LA and starts spreading from person to person before anyone knows what is going on.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has a WNBA game and then later Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals with the San Antonio Spurs at the Utah Jazz.
  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Busch Series: Carquest Auto Parts 300.
  • FOX has FOX Saturday Baseball.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Kate Walsh (Grey’s Anatomy) guest and participates in sketches.
  • The Riches (FX): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Anything Hugh Can Do, I Can Do Better,” replays, where Wayne gets to be the boss at Panco.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Host Jaime Pressly (My Name Is Earl) and musical guest Corinne Bailey Rae.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Joey Greco is his guest.

TV Marathons

BBC America has the last six episodes of the season of Robin Hood.
BET has 18 episodes of The Wayans Bros.
Bravo has eight episodes of Shear Genius.
Discovery Times has six episodes of The Enforcers.
Gospel Music Channel is playing 83 episodes of Hot List! this weekend thru Monday.
Military Channel has 10 episodes of My War Diary.
MTV has the Real World: Reunited Las Vegas Casting Special followed by the entire Real World: Las Vegas season for 12 hours of programming starting tonight.
MTV2 has 13 episodes of MTV Cribs starting early.
The N has 23 episodes of Degrassi: The Next Genereation.
Science Channel has six episodes of From the Earth to the Moon.
SOAPnet has last week’s five episodes of All My Children and The Young and the Restless.
Spike TV has the movies Sniper, Sniper 2 and Sniper 3 all in a row tonight.
Style has 12 episodes of Clean House beginning early.
TNT has the movies Rocky, Rocky II and Rocky III starting early today.
TV Guide Channel has plays the two hour “Live at the Finale” episode of Idol Tonight three times.

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