Tonight on the Tube: Monk, Psych, Doctor Who & Damages

Monk Season Five and Psych Season One DVD BundleNext Friday is the series premiere of Flash Gordon on Sci Fi Channel, more to come on that over the weekend.

Prime Picks

Set for Life (ABC): New. A firefighter and a landscaper go for the monthly paychecks.

Jericho (CBS): Repeat. April goes into premature labor and the only doctor in town must get over his post-traumatic stress to operate. This was a really good episode.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. Don and his team uncover a potential threat against the LA water supply by terrorists.

Solid Selections

1 vs. 100 (NBC): Repeat. Another contestant goes up against the mob for the money.

Las Vegas (NBC): Repeat. It is Christmas and everyone is reluctantly joining in on Ed’s gift exchange. Delinda can’t wait for her first holiday with Danny.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. A boy dies suspiciously and later his former stripper mother dies in much the same way.

Cable Choices

Feasting on Asphalt (Food Network): Repeat. Part 1 of 4 has Alton Brown starting out in South Carolina and heading for the west coast and checking out good eats along the way. Plays again later. Feasting on Asphalt 2 begins tomorrow night.

Monk (USA): New. It is “Mr. Monk and the Bad Girlfriend” tonight. Plays again later.

Psych (USA): New. Someone goes “Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds” tonight. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Doctor Who (Sci Fi): New. Part 2 of 2. Humanity could be saved, but The Doctor has to create a deadly alliance. Plays again later.
  • Fallen (ABC Family): Repeat. Part one of what is now a three part six-hour miniseries. A boy on his 18th birthday ends up in a centuries old battle between good and bad angels. Runs two hours. Part two plays tomorrow night and part three on Sunday.
  • Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): New. Jane’s boyfriend and another friend seem to have no memory of who Jane is thus making her want to know what is going on. Plays again later.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. A young interior designer gets a new more professional look.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN and ESPN2 have X Games 13 coverage.
  • TNT has round two of the Women’s British Open golf tournament.

Late Night

  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episodes, “Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker,” replays.
  • Rescue Me (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Seven,” replays a couple of times tonight.
  • Side Order of Life (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Separation Anxiety; Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel continues with “Shark Week.”
MTV2 has 10 episodes of Boiling Points.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Stargate SG-1 early.
Spike has five episodes Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol.

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