Tonight on the Tube: Dirty Jobs, Eureka & Damages Series Premiere

by Jason the TVaholic on July 24, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Eureka - Season OneTonight is the series premiere of Damages on FX. It is definitely worth watching. Also, tonight is the season finale of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List on Bravo. Tomorrow night is the second season premiere of Who Wants To Be A Superhero? on Sci Fi Channel.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The team investigates when the body of a sailor is found in a seedy part of town.

House (FOX): Repeat. A 16 year old is bleeding internally, but his gypsy parents want nothing to do with modern medicine.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Benson goes undercover to try and stop a terrorist attack.

Solid Selections

Just for Laughs (ABC): New. Two episodes of the hidden camera show play tonight in the first hour of primetime.

Shaq’s Big Challenge (ABC): New. The kids still aren’t ready and it is chef Tyler Florence’s last chance to show that a healthier menu can be had in the school cafeteria without raising the costs.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. Well, on network TV tonight, if you aren’t into SVU, it is either this or Primetime.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton drops a little “Pop Culture” knowledge on you tonight in this rerun. Plays again later.
Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): Repeat. Robert is up against some renowned chefs in this challenge. Plays again later. A new episode plays tomorrow night.

Eureka (Sci Fi): New. A deep freeze in isolation starts to screw with Eureka’s weather, setting off a bizarre chain of climate related events. Plays again later.

Damages (FX): Series Premiere. This show is worth checking out. Read the review and see why you should tune in tonight. Runs 66 minutes and plays twice.

Other Options

  • The Bill Engvall Show (TBS): New. It is a decent, if not original, sitcom. Where if you like his stand up, you will probably like the show.
  • The Closer (TNT): Last night’s episode, “Dumb Luck,” replays.
  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Some of the dirtiest machines in the world are looked at. Plays again later.
  • Giada’s Weekend Getaways (Food Network): Washington D.C. is visited. Plays again later.
  • Glutton for Punishment (Food Network): Bob tries his hand at flair in a competition. I see lots of broken glass in his future. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has a WNBA doubleheader.
  • Versus has coverage of the Tour de France, Rest Day: Pau.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Old Friends,” replays.
  • The Dead Zone (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Switch,” replays.
  • Kyle XY (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Free to Be You and Me,” replays, where Kyle has his first date and he meets XX.
  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Amazing Howie,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List leading up to the season finale tonight.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Dark Angel early.
Travel Channel has 10 episodes of Vacation Home Search today.

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