Tonight on the Tube: Emeril Live, Giada in Paradise & Confessions of a Matchmaker

by Jason the TVaholic on June 16, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Giada De Laurentiis - Everyday ItalianToday you will find “Hour 4” of The Starter Wife on USA before primetime. Tomorrow will be a big day for premieres with new seasons of The 4400 and The Dead Zone on USA and Entourage on HBO premiere and also, the series premieres of Meadowlands on Showtime and Flight Of The Conchords on HBO. For more summer TV show premiere dates, check out the Guide to Summer TV Shows – 2007.

Prime Pick

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (ABC): Released 2003. Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley and Orlando Bloom in the one that started it all, which is where is should’ve probably ended. Runs three hours.

Solid Selections

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. A young immigrant dies selling one of her kidneys and it leads the team to an illegal organ-trafficking ring.

In the second hour of primetime, you can watch the second hour of a repeat of America’s Got Talent or the beginning of a two hour 48 Hours Mystery repeat or try and help find some criminals with a new episode of America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back on FOX.

Medium (NBC): Repeat. One of Allison’s former lovers has died and taken up residence in her home. Meanwhile, Allison learns that her daughter is having similar dreams as she is.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Emeril cooks up some tasty “Surf & Turf.”

Giada in Paradise: Santorini (Food Network): New. Giada De Laurentiis travels through Santorini, Greece. Food, wine and more is tasted and tried.

Confessions of a Matchmaker (A&E): Series Premiere. An in your face matchmaker tries to help singles fix what is holding them back, at least according to her. Will you agree?
Confessions of a Matchmaker (A&E): New. In this one she tries to help a 41-year-old man who you would think would be able to do all right on his own.

Other Options

  • 50 Funniest Women Alive (Oxygen): New. Kelly Ripa hosts as they countdown the funniest women living today with clips and peer salutes. Runs two hours and plays twice and then plays another six times over the next week.
  • Hex (BBC America): New. Another new episode plays.
  • World Poker Tour (Travel Channel): Repeat. The “Father and Sons” tournament replays with Doyle and Todd Brunson tag teaming it against other father son teams. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has NCAA World Series games today.
  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Busch Series: Meijer 300.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • HBO has boxing with a welterweight title fight for the IBF belt between Brooklynite Paulie Malignaggi and current titleholder Lovemore N’Dou.
  • NBC has coverage of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament where the leader after two rounds stands at even par.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. The second episode, “After Birth,” replays. This episode also plays along with the premiere episode earlier in the day.
  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. See a celebration of Black History Month and other sketches.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Molly Shannon hosted with musical guest Linkin Park.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Actor Tom Lennon was his guest.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has six episodes of Dirty Jobs followed by a MythBusters and then three more Dirty Jobs episodes.
FOX Reality has six episodes of Who Wants to Marry My Dad? today.
G4 has 13 episodes of Arrested Development early and five episodes of Attack of the Show late.
MTV has 10 episodes of I Love New York today.
MTV2 has 22 episodes of Pimp My Ride today.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne early.
SOAPnet has last week’s five episodes of All My Children and The Young and the Restless tonight.
TBS goes all Will Smith tonight with Wild Wild West, Hitch, Men in Black and Bad Boys.
Women’s Entertainment has five episodes of Bridezillas today.

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