Tonight on the Tube: Friday Night Lights, Feasting on Asphalt & TV Marathons

Friday Night Lights Season One on DVDThe final three episodes of Friday Night Lights replay tonight on NBC. This past Tuesday the DVD set was released. NBC thinks you will love the show so much that they are offering a money back guarantee. If the show doesn’t hook you, then just follow the instructions at and get your money back. It is a great show, one of the best shows on last season. The second season premieres on Friday, October 5th in the second hour of primetime.

Prime Picks

Friday Night Lights (NBC): Repeat. Cash is showing up in players’ lockers anonymously and because of a train accident nearby, they may lose home field advantage for the big game.

Friday Night Lights (NBC): Repeat. Coach decides to take another job and doesn’t talk it through with the ladies in his life before hand.

Friday Night Lights (NBC): Repeat. The first season finale, with the state final about to be played and rumors about the coach’s job offer are swirling around. Tami gets a surprise she was not expecting.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. A petty officer that was part of a undercover operation is found dead and the team investigates.

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat. A woman learns that her grandmother was murdered in 1929, while doing research on her family’s history, and the case was never solved. The team takes a look at it.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): Repeat. The golden boy of the family may have become a killer because of a brain defect.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): New. Emeril does some grilling with foods from around the world. Plays again later.

Feasting on Asphalt 2 (Food Network): New. It is “Mid-American Pie” tonight, as Alton and the crew eat pie, asparagus and fried chicken livers. Plays again later.

Trading Spaces: Cast Gone Wild (TLC): New. Memorable moments from the show are shown. Plays again later.

Other Options

Blazing Saddles (CMT): Released 1974. This Mel Brooks classic tale about a black railroad worker that gets appointed sheriff of a small western town that a scheming politician wants to tear down. Runs two hours and fifteen minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football during the day and then Saturday Night College Football with Tennessee at California.
  • CBS has third round action from the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
  • ESPN has three college football games with East Carolina at Virginia Tech to start the day off.
  • ESPN2 has three college football games with Oklahoma State at Georgia the game of the day followed by NASCAR racing with the Busch Series: Camping World 300.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • FOX Sports has college football games from your area.
  • NBC has college football with Georgia Tech at Notre Dame.
  • NFL Network has preseason football games all day.
  • USA has U.S. Open tennis coverage late in the day.
  • Versus has two college football games today.

Late Night

  • Kyle XY (ABC Family): Repeat. Monday’s episode, “Lockdown,” replays.
  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Seth MacFarlane joins in on some sketches.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Hosted by Scarlett Johansson and the musical guest was Bjork.
  • State of Mind (Lifetime): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “O, Rose, Thou Art Sick,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of Cold Case Files.
AMC has a Clint Eastwood triple feature with High Plains Drifter, Escape From Alcatraz and Heartbreak Ridge.
BBC America has 13 episodes of Doctor Who.
Discovery Times has five episodes of The Prosecutors: In Pursuit of Justice.
FOX Reality has five episodes of Breaking the Magician’s Code.
Hallmark Channel has seven two-hour Perry Mason made-for-TV movies.
History Channel has the 10 part The States series today.
MTV has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
MTV2 has 19 episodes of Pimp My Ride.
Nickelodeon has 13 episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air late.
Sci Fi has 10 two-hour made-for-TV movies about natural disasters.
SOAPnet has this past week’s five episodes of All My Children and The Young and the Restless.
Style has 11 episodes of How Do I Look?
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order.
VH1 has eight episodes of I Love the ‘80s: 3D.
WE has programs about Princess Diana all day.

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