Tonight on the Tube: Lot, Talent, Mars, Tasted, Shield, D-List & Riches

by Jason the TVaholic on June 5, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Get Episodes of The Shield at iTunesTonight is the premiere of America’s Got Talent on NBC, Criss Angel Mindfreak on A&E and Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List on Bravo. The sixth season of The Shield has its finale tonight on FX. For more summer TV show info, check out the Guide to Summer TV Shows – 2007.

Prime Picks

On the Lot (FOX): New. Five of the finalist show there short film that got them into the competition.

America’s Got Talent (NBC): Season Premiere. Two hours of auditions before the judges. This includes new judge Sharon Osbourne. This show has a bit of everything, singers, comedians, dancers and a lot of other wacky talents.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. A body burned and mummified body is found in an old furnace on a military base and the team investigates.

Veronica Mars (The CW): Repeat. Veronica goes undercover at a sorority for the campus newspaper.

No third hour selection tonight.

Cable Choices

Star Wars Tech (History Channel): Repeat. The feasibility of technology in the Star Wars movies is discussed.

John Ratzenberger’s Made In America (Travel Channel): New. John visits the Ping Golf Club factory and sees how they design and put the clubs together.
Road Tasted (Food Network): New. See what kind of tasty food the Deen boys can find in Miami. Plays again later.

The Shield (FX): Season Finale. Vic’s family is in danger and he forms an alliance with Aceveda while Billings has drops a bombshell. Runs 92 minutes and plays again later.

Other Options

  • The 2007 Alma Awards (ABC): New. Two hours of awards celebrating Latinos in movies, music and TV. Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) hosts.
  • The Closer (TNT): Repeats. Find out if “The Butler Did It” and then who the “LA Woman” is, as two episodes replay tonight. Season three of The Closer begins Monday, June 18th.
  • House (FOX): Repeat. A man that weighs over 600 lbs. comes into the hospital after he is found unconscious in his apartment.
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo): Season Premiere. Kathy needs a second assistant to keep up with her busy schedule, which includes performing at Carnegie Hall. This episode is available as a free download at iTunes. You can catch her act right before this in her comedy special Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It. Both play again later.

Late Night

  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Higher Court,” replays.
  • The Riches (FX): Repeat. The first season finale, “Waiting for Dogot,” replays between airing of the season finale of The Shield. Runs 64 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has tennis coverage of the quarterfinals of the French Open early then Game 2 of the Women’s College World Series softball championship series and finally a WNBA game.

TV Marathons

Bravo has season one and two of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List for a total of 12 episodes that lead up to her new comedy special and then premiere of season three of the show.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Stargate SG-1 early today.

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