Tonight on the Tube: On the Lot, Bill Engvall, Pop Culture & Eureka

Eureka - Season OneTonight is the series premiere of The Bill Engvall Show on TBS. Next week FX has the series premiere of Damages, which stars Glenn Close. What will you be watching on TV tonight?

Prime Picks

On the Lot (FOX): New. Antoine Fuqua is the guest judge as they present their action shorts. Two more are sent home.

House (FOX): Repeat. House is back at the hospital after a minor stint in rehab and Cuddy collects on her debt for lying to keep him out of jail. This was a very good episode where a woman that says she was raped just wants to talk with House.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. A student dies at a party and the four students that threw it get arrested.

Solid Selections

Just For Laughs (ABC): New. Two episodes of this candid camera type show where they set up situations like a man falling into a hole and then see how people react.

Beauty and the Geek (The CW): Repeat. One of the beauties starts to lose it when she has to work the Dewey Decimal System.

Primetime: Family Secrets (ABC): New. It is either this or Pirate Master.

Cable Choices

Side Order of Life (Lifetime): Repeat. The “Pilot” from Sunday night replays. This is a show worth checking out if you haven’t already. Read our review and then let us know what you think.

Eureka (Sci Fi): New. Fargo activates a force field, which traps him in it and threatens to engulf all of Global Dynamics. Plays again later. It was very interesting watching the show after having toured the sets a few weeks ago. What did you think of Eureka’s return?

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Round File,” replays where Brenda and Fritz finally find a place and an old man comes in and admits to committing seven murders.

Other Options

  • The Bill Engvall Show (TBS): Series Premiere. Blue Collar comedian Bill Engvall brings his brand of humor to the sitcom format. Plays again later.
  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. The guy works for a leather tannery in this episode. Plays again later.
  • Giada’s Weekend Getaways (Food Network): New. Giada visits New Orleans. Plays again later.
  • Glutton For Punishment (Food Network): New. An oyster shuck off is competed in. Plays again later.
  • World Series of Pop Culture (VH1): New. See more action from the second round of the competition. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has doubleheader WNBA action.
  • Versus has the Tour de France, Stage 9 multiple times today.

Late Night

  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “The League,” replays where a Neuro who can give other people powers doesn’t like what they are using them for.

TV Marathons

Bravo has the first five episodes of this season’s Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List early.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Incredible Hulk early.

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