Tonight on the Tube: Standoff Finale, Jericho Replay, Monk & Psych

Psych - The Complete First SeasonA new game show called Set for Life premieres tonight on ABC and is hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Over on FOX, Standoff negotiates its last crisis. Where were Matt and Emily when FOX took this show hostage? You can catch repeats of last Sunday’s Army Wives, State of Mind and Side Order of Life during the day on Lifetime.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): Repeat. A short snippet of video and a bunch of headless bodies are found in forest and Brennan and Booth investigate.

Standoff (FOX): Series Finale. Multiple hostage situations have to be handled by Matt and Emily.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. A fighter dies while sparring and he isn’t the only one. Meanwhile, Charlie tries to defend Larry’s poker title at Cal Sci.

Solid Selections

Set for Life (ABC): Series Premiere. Jimmy Kimmel hosts this new game show where contestants can end up with monthly checks for life or just a few bucks depending on how things work out.

Jericho (CBS): Repeat. Jack, Stanley and Mimi get into trouble when they are attacked while out on a hunting trip. If you would like to catch up with the whole season on your own schedule, all 22 episodes are available to watch online at the CBS Jericho site. Or, for a more portable solution, you can download then at iTunes.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. An ear surgeon is murdered and Goren and Eames investigate the case. They find that he had testified against another doctor in a contentious case.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton puts together the perfect casserole. Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Some “Retro” spots are visited. Plays again later.

Monk (USA): New. Snoop Dog guest stars and Monk investigates whether he committed murder or not. Plays again later.

Psych (USA): New. The police create a timeline regarding a body that has washed up on shore and Shawn disagrees with it. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Doctor Who (Sci Fi): New. The Doctor takes Martha into the future to New Earth and they find that bad pharmacist run everything. Plays again later.
  • Las Vegas (NBC): Repeat. Ed and Danny have only 12 hours to save Delinda. She has been taken and put in a box and buried underground, or so the bad guys say.
  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): New. Riley is off investigating a magician that may be a Neuro and gets captured. Plays again later.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): A woman that works as a freelancer for reality television still dresses like she did in high school and Clinton and Stacy give her a wardrobe reality check. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has Friday Night Fights followed by boxing from the Pan American Games.
  • TNT has second round coverage of the British Open.
  • Versus has Tour de France, Stage 12 multiple times over the day.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Top Chef today.
E! has the five part series 101 Favorite Stars Way Back When early.
MTV has 12 hours of America’s Next Top Model today.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of the really good, but short-lived, John Doe starting early.

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