Tonight on the Tube: House, Hell’s Kitchen, Kyle XY & The Riches

Roasting in Hell's Kitchen: Temper Tantrums, F Words, and the Pursuit of PerfectionTonight’s premieres are Creature Comforts on CBS and Hell’s Kitchen on FOX. Also, tonight is the season finale of The Riches on FX. Next week, Big Love on HBO and Kyle XY on ABC Family both kick off their second seasons. On the Lot has been condensed from a premiere show on Monday and a results show on Tuesday to some hybrid that will now be on Tuesdays. For more summer TV show premiere info, check out the Guide to Summer TV Shows – 2007.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): Repeat. The season finale repeats where a woman and her husband risk their life to come to the U.S. to see Dr. House and he ends up losing his whole team.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Charlie has a near-death experience while surfing and thinks he sees his father in the water.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. Barney is starting to realize that he is the only single in his group of friend.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. This past season’s premiere episode where Horatio and Delko head to Brazil to track down Marisol’s killer.

Solid Selections

Creature Comforts (CBS): Series Premiere. An animated British show where questions were asked of people and then their answers are used for the voices of the creatures, but this time American were asked and their voices used for this version of the show.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. Christine has met somebody new and then finds out he is a grandfather.

Hell’s Kitchen (FOX): Season Premiere. Twelve contestants vie for a position as head chef at a Las Vegas, but they have to get by Chef Ramsay first.

No third hour selection tonight.

Cable Choices

Kyle XY (ABC Family): Repeat. The first season finale replays where a couple claiming to be Kyle’s parents comes to get him. Plays again later. The second season premieres next Monday and will replay on ABC on Friday night. A new Falcon Beach plays right before.

Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Get a look behind some Ice Cream trends.
Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. “Chill Out” with some frozen treats.

The Riches (FX): Season Finale. Everything is starting to spiral out of control with visitors, Dale and neighbors all starting to question what is going on or wanting their piece of the pie. Runs 66 minutes and plays twice.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. The series premiere from last night replays where all the main characters are introduces and “A Tribe Is Born.”
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Eateries that are loved by the locals are profiled.
  • Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo): New. Julia-Louis Dreyfus is the guest tonight.
  • The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): New. California inspired foods.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Chicago White Sox.
  • ESPN2 has coverage of the round of 16 from the French Open tennis tournament, then later Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series finals and finally Arena Football.
  • NBC has Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.

TV Marathon

Sci Fi has the eight hour Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital miniseries early today.

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