Tonight on the Tube: Chuck, Heroes, Journeyman & How I Met Your Mother

by Jason the TVaholic on October 8, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Heroes - Season One on DVDTonight is the season premieres of I Love New York on VH1 and Top Gear on BBC America.

Right now you can download the series premiere of Aliens in America and the season premiere episodes of Everybody Hates Chris and Girlfriends at iTunes at no charge.

Summer favorite Kyle XY on ABC Family, which will finish its second season in early 2008, has been picked up for a third season to begin next summer.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck is trying to get the rest of the gang at the Buy More to help show he is ready to take over the assistant manager position. But, he ends up having to go undercover for his first spy mission.

Heroes (NBC): New. Suresh finds the missing painting of Isaac. Claire and H.R.G. go about pursuing separate plans. Maya uses her ability to get her brother out of prison.

Journeyman (NBC): New. Dan and Katie are starting to get back on track when he jumps back to the time of the big San Francisco earthquake. She finds that he has had contact with his former fiancé.

Solid Selections

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted finds two women that find him attractive, while the rest of the gang tries to show him that bad things don’t necessarily come in threes.
Aliens in America (CBS): New. Raja lets known his feelings for Justin and the rest of the class take it differently than he meant it, causing more trouble for Justin.

K-Ville (FOX): New. Another part of Cobb’s past come to the surface while he and Boulet work a case that may involve voodoo.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. During a prison break, Horatio’s son goes missing.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton works with pickles. Plays again later.
The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): Repeat. Find out the secret life of chicken. Plays again later. A new episode about energy foods plays later.

Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Foods made with grapes are looked at. Plays again later. A repeat episode about berries follows.

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. The fourth episode of season three, “Ruby,” replays.

Other Options

  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard gets up the courage to ask a woman out when he finds that Penny is seeing someone.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Route 66 eateries are visited. Plays again later.
  • Prison Break (FOX): New. Lincoln gets a deadly warning not to try any more rescues. Michael goes about developing his plan for escape. Bellick gets himself in trouble and T-Bag is moving on up.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff only makes things worse when he tries to fix a problem Audrey is having with a neighbor.
  • The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): New. The history of foods that can power you through your day is shown. Plays again later.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie gets set up on a date with a woman his own age. Ming-Na Wen (ER) guest stars.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Football with the Dallas Cowboys at the Buffalo Bills.
  • TBS has MLB action with Game 4 of the ALDS, with the Cleveland Indians at the New York Yankees.
  • Versus has a replay of the Stanford at USC college football game, where Stanford pulled out the upset.

Late Night

  • Saving Grace (TNT): Repeat. The third episode of the season, “Bless Me Father, for I Have Sinned,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of The First 48 that play twice.
Bravo has 10 episodes of Project Runway.
Cartoon Network has six Scooby-Doo movies.
Disney Channel has 16 episodes of Cory in the House.
History Channel has episodes of Modern Marvels all day.
MTV has eight episodes of Beauty and the Geek early.
MTV2 has five hours of Bam’s Unholy Union early.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of Roseanne early.
Sci Fi has 10 episodes of Tru Calling.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation followed by Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV and Rocky V.
TLC has 10 episodes of Property Ladder.
USA has Stephen King’s Rose Red that runs 5½ hours.

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