Tonight on the Tube: On the Lot, Al Pacino and Veronica Mars & House Repeats

We've Got it Made in America: A Common Man's Salute to an Uncommon CountryThe series premiere of Shaq’s Big Challenge on ABC is next week. Still to come on Tuesday nights this summer in July is Eureka on Sci Fi, The Bill Engvall Show on TBS and Damages on FX. What looks good to you tonight, anything? For more on summer TV shows, check out the Guide to Summer TV Shows – 2007.

Prime Picks

On the Lot (FOX): New. One more director gets voted off and the last five movie shorts are shown.

Veronica Mars (The CW): Repeat. Logan’s inheritance seems to be running out a bit faster than it should be and he gets Veronica to help him figure out why.

Boston (ABC): Repeat. Denny and Alan go to New Orleans for a case.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. A Navy lieutenant has radiation poisoning and the team must figure out how. Ziva becomes close to the victim.

House (FOX): Repeat. House throws out a challenge to his underlings to figure out what is wrong with an 18-year-old patient.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The detectives are back on the trail of a child pornographer after a picture shows up at the precinct.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Ever wanted to know how to make a good gumbo?

John Ratzenberger’s Made In America (Travel Channel): New. See how exercise equipment is made with Cliff from Cheers. Plays again later.
Road Tasted (Food Network): Repeat. The Deen brothers head to Nashville for some tasty foods. Plays again later.

Friends (TBS): Repeats. The two part “The One With Ross’ Wedding” where most of the gang, except a pregnant Phoebe, head to London for Ross and Emily’s wedding.

Other Options

  • AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino (USA): New. Watch a two-hour salute to Al Pacino and his movie career. Plays again later.
  • America’s Got Talent (NBC): New. Another two hours of auditions with wacky acts trying to make the cut.
  • The Unit (CBS): Repeat. The team has to decide whether to leave their guide behind in Iran when a mission goes south.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has a couple of NCAA World Series games.

Late Night

  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Trial by Fire,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County today.
Discovery Channel has Deadliest Catch episodes all day long.
E! has the five part 101 Best Kept Hollywood Secrets today.
Sci Fi has Stargate SG-1 episodes all day long.

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