Tonight on the Tube: Kyle XY, The Closer & Labor Day TV Marathons

Kyle XY: Nowhere to Hide - A Kyle XY BookThis is the 1000th post here at TVaholic, which is the 712th Tonight on the Tube post.

Tonight, you will find the midseason finale of Kyle XY on ABC Family. The show will return with 10 more new episodes in early 2008. Also, ABC Family is also playing nine episodes from this season leading up to tonight’s finale. Also, tonight is part one of a two-part season finale of The Closer on TNT and the whole season up to now replays leading up to it. Part two plays next week. If you are a Justin Timberlake fan, HBO has a FutureSex/LoveShow concert special tonight, from his tour stop in New York. Also, take note of the Labor Day TV Marathons listed below, as there are a whole lot of them today, besides the Kyle XY and The Closer ones.

Check your local listings for The 2007 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon.

Prime Picks

How I Met Your Mother (CBS) Repeat. The one where Barney gets on The Price Is Right, because his mom told him growing up that Bob Barker was his father. Classic.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. Barb and Pete are having problems, so she moves in with Christine. Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) will make an appearance on the show in the new season, which is schedule for midseason sometime. Well, unless The Big Bang Theory totally tanks, then it will be back sooner.

Heroes (NBC): Repeat. Quite possibly the best episode from season one, “Company Man,” replays, where Greg and Sprague take H.R.G. and his family hostage.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. Wolfe’s personal life is getting in the way of his job and a current investigation, so Horatio has to fire him.

Solid Selections

Prison Break (FOX): Repeat. Michael wants to confront the president with the evidence they now have in “Sweet Caroline.” The last four episodes of season two replay, with two tonight and the final two next week. The third season begins in two weeks on September 17th.

Prison Break (FOX): Repeat. In “Panama” Sara wants to give herself up to save Michael and Linc. Mahone is starting to reap what he has sowed.

Dateline NBC (NBC): New. Bill Stanton, a security consultant, goes around the country demonstrating how to be safe and aware of your surroundings.

Cable Choices

Kyle XY (ABC Family): Midseason Finale. Kyle and Jessi are trying to find out the truth about their connection, while the Tragers try to figure out what is going on with Kyle. Plays again late night Tuesday. See TV Marathons below for info on today’s Kyle XY marathon.

The Closer (TNT): Season Finale Part One. Tonight, Brenda and the team investigate a high profile case where it seems that everything points away from their prime suspect. So, in next week’s conclusion, she has to take the stand in the case, which is filled with cameos from CNN’s Larry King, Court TV’s Rikki Klieman and Dominick Dunne and U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.). Plays again later. See TV Marathons below for info on today’s The Closer marathon.

Saving Grace (TNT): New. Grace needs some help from her grandfather for a case. Plays again late night Thursday.

Other Options

  • Greek (ABC Family): New. Rusty is having trouble finding alone time with Jen. Casey and Frannie get nominations as Omega Chi Sweethearts. Plays again later.
  • My Boys (TBS): New. The gang all heads to Andy’s place in the suburbs for a house warming party. PJ may have found a new guy with potential. Plays again later.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Charlie takes Jake to the track and the kid picks a winner.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Foods that are great for the great outdoors are profiled. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has U.S. Open tennis coverage with fourth round action.
  • ESPN has college football action with Texas Tech at Southern Methodist and then Florida State at Clemson.
  • NBC has the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship with Tiger and Phil in the next to last group.
  • NFL Network has preseason football games most of the day.
  • USA has coverage of the round of 16 at the U.S. Open.

Labor Day TV Marathons

A&E has 14 episodes of CSI: Miami.
ABC Family has nine of this season’s 12 episodes of Kyle XY leading up to the midseason finale.
AMC is playing John Wayne movies all day long.
Animal Planet has 11 episodes of The Crocodile Hunter.
BBC America has six hours of the very funny Coupling.
BET has the six hour Hot Boys of Summer Countdown.
Biography has 12 episodes of City Confidential.
Bravo has eight episodes of Age of Love followed by six episodes of Top Chef.
Cartoon Network has 26 episodes of Pokemon: Diamond and Pearl.
Court TV has 18 episodes of Beach Patrol.
Discovery Channel has 18 hours of Dirty Jobs.
Disney Channel has 20 episodes of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
E! has five episodes of Dr. 90210.
Fine Living has 13 episodes of Dream House that play twice.
FOX Reality has 10 episodes of Paradise Hotel.
FX has the first five episodes of the outstanding Damages to get you caught up before the season continues with new episodes tomorrow night.
G4 has 12 episodes of Cops 2.0 that play twice.
Hallmark Channel has eight hours of Murder, She Wrote and then two hours later, another nine hours of the show plays.
HGTV has seven episodes of Design Star.
History Channel has 12 episodes of The Universe.
MSNBC has MSNBC Investigates: Lockup episodes all day long.
MTV has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
MTV2 has 15 episodes of Run’s House early.
National Geographic has nine episodes of The Dog Whisperer and then the last three replay.
Nickelodeon has 16 episodes of Home Improvement late.
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Pasadena.
Science Channel has 18 hours of How Its Made episodes.
Sci Fi has 10 hours of the very good Dead Like Me.
SOAPnet has seven episodes of The O.C. followed by five episodes of The Fashionista Diaries.
Spike has 10 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Style has seven episodes of How Do I Look?
TLC has 11 episodes of Little People, Big World.
TNT has this season’s 11 episodes of The Closer leading up to tonight’s season finale part one.
Travel Channel has 11 episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
TV Guide Channel has seven episodes of America’s Next Producer and seven episodes of Look-A-Like.
TV Land has six episodes of Gunsmoke.
TV One has episodes of Cedric the Entertainer Presents almost all day.
USA has Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episodes leading up to its U.S. Open tennis coverage.
Versus has 14 episodes of Escape to the Wild early, followed by Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV and Rocky V.
VH1 has 8½ hours of Rock of Love With Bret Michaels.
WE has seven episodes of John Edward Cross Country.

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