Tonight on the Tube: The 4400, The Next Food Network Star, The Dead Zone & Entourage

The 4400 - Season 1 and 2 CompanionTonight is the Reno 911! styled comedy American Body Shop premieres on Comedy Central. Next week the premieres of Side Order of Life and State of Mind will join Lifetime’s Army Wives for a three-hour block of scripted dramas. The World Series of Pop Culture kicks off its second go around tomorrow night on VH1. Also, tomorrow is the premiere of the new ABC Family show Greek.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. Marge starts playing and online game and Home volunteers to be a referee at Lisa’s soccer games.
American Dad (FOX): Repeat. A plot to destroy George Clooney is planned by Francine.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Repeat. Tom continues pursuing his dream and Susan finally learns about Mike while up in the country with Ian.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): Repeat. Sarah, Tommy and Kevin take a road trip to find out what their father spent the money on.

Solid Selections

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Repeat. A family that recently lost their father gets a new house built for them by the team.

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat. The 2006 case of a man headed for college that disappeared is reopened.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. A young basketball star goes missing and the team investigates.

Cable Choices

Sweet Home Alabama (USA): Released 2002. Reese Witherspoon as a small town girl living the big city life, but before she can marry she needs to go home and get her husband to sign their divorce papers. Runs the two hours before The 4400.

The 4400 (USA): New. Diana finally finds her sister and Shawn thinks he might run for public office. Runs 61 minutes and plays again later.

Entourage (HBO): New. Drama gets the opportunity to entertain the mayor of Beverly Hills while Eric has to deal with reneging on the sale of the movie.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Claudia Joy and Michael are starting to worry about their daughter spending time with Jeremy. Plays again later and the previous two episodes play right before.
  • The Dead Zone (USA): New. Johnny takes JJ to the circus and ends up trying to solve an old murder mystery.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. This week is an Iron Chef showdown for the remaining contestants. Last week’s episode plays right before and both episodes play again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the final round of the AT&T National golf tournament.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball with the Atlanta Braves at the San Diego Padres.
  • ESPN2 has an Arena Football Divisional Playoff game.
  • NBC has the Men’s Final from Wimbledon and then the final round of the U.S. Senior Open Championship golf tournament.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of The First 48.
CMT has five episodes of Hee Haw.
Discovery Channel has eight episodes of Dirty Jobs with the last four then playing again.
FOX Reality has nine episodes of The Mole.
MTV has five episodes of Sweet 16 Cash Money Countdown.
Nickelodeon has 15 episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air late.
SOAPnet has last week’s five episodes of One Life to Live and General Hospital.
Style has nine episodes of Clean House early.
TLC has six episodes of The Real Estate Pros with the last four then playing again.
USA is playing American Pie, American Pie 2 and then American Wedding today.
VH1 has eleven hours of Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School.

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