Tonight is the series premiere of Nashville on FOX. I didn’t even know they had seasons, but it is the 8th season finale of WWE SmackDown on The CW. Over on cable is the summer season finales of Monk and Psych on USA and the season premiere of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team and the season finale of Ty Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge on CMT.
CBS Sneak Peak (CBS): Special. Get a look at the upcoming TV season on CBS with clips of returning favorites and all the new shows they will be serving up this fall.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Alan and Kandi have split and he wants custody of their dog.
Jericho (CBS): Repeat. The second to the last episode, “Coalition of the Willing,” from season one replays. The season finale episode, “Why We Fight,” replays tomorrow night.
Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. Charlie figures that the death of an interpreter for the Chinese Consulate was no accident.
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (FOX): New. Adults try to answer questions from grade school textbooks and win money.
Las Vegas (NBC): Repeat. Sam learns that she is in serious debt because of unpaid taxes. Ed talks of retiring.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. A husband and a wife are battling over custody of their daughter. Blair Underwood (LA Law, The New Adventures of Old Christine) guest stars.
Doctor Who (Sci Fi): New. People are disappearing and a woman is finding messages from a stranger known as the Doctor. Plays again later.
Monk (USA): Summer Season Finale. Monk can’t sleep. What is keeping him up? Plays again later.
Psych (USA): Summer Season Finale. Shawn and Gus try to beat the police and a bounty hunter to a man wanted for murder. Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Andromeda) guest stars. Plays again later.
- Flash Gordon (Sci Fi): New. A young boy is being forced to fly or die by the Hawkmen and Flash sets out to stop them. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Assassin,” replays earlier in the day.
- Painkiller Jane (Sci Fi): New. A neutralized Neuro comes back with powers fully functional and wants revenge. Plays again later.
- Paula’s Party (Food Network): New. Dorothy Hamill joins Paula in the kitchen. Plays again later.
- ESPN has Friday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Boston Red Sox.
- ESPN2 has Friday Night College Football with Oklahoma State at Troy.
- Golf Channel has second round action from The Tour Championship.
- Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. The “Broken Rules” episode replays from earlier in the season.
- Rescue Me (FX): Repeat. The fourth season finale episode, “Yaz,” from Wednesday night replays.
- Side Order of Life (Lifetime): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “When Pigs Fly,” replays.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Outer Limits early.
Spike has five episodes of Disorderly Conduct: Video on Patrol.