Tonight on the Tube: Damages Marathon, Bionic Woman, Chuck & SVU

by Jason the TVaholic on October 20, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Get Chuck Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight is the first season finale and the second season premiere of Rescue Mediums on WE.

If you’ve heard good things about FX’s Damages with Glenn Close and want to catch up before the season finale on Tuesday, today is your chance, as all 12 episodes of the season so far will be replaying today. So, if you’ve got 12 hours to spare or at least have 12 hours of space on your TiVo, it would be well worth your time or disk space, as Damages is one of the best shows on TV right now.

Prime Picks

Bionic Woman (NBC): Repeat. Wednesday’s episode, “Face Off,” replays.

Chuck (NBC): Repeat. Monday’s episode, “Chuck Versus the Wookie,” replays.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Tuesday’s episode, “Savant,” replays.

Solid Selections

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. The “Fade-Away” episode from last season replays, where a basketball hits the game winning shot and then goes missing only hours later.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. The “Come As You Are” episode from last season replays, where a Marine recruiter is killed and the team investigates.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. The story of a double homicide that took place in what was thought to be an All-American family is told.

Cable Choices

Emeril Kicks Up Halloween (Food Network): Repeat. Well the title pretty much says it all. Plays again later.

Torchwood (BBC America): New. An alien pendant allows you to hear other people’s thoughts. Last week’s episode, “Countrycide,” replays right before.

Trading Spaces (TLC): New. A couple of pairs of friends in Denver redo a room at the other’s place. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • The Next Iron Chef (Food Network): Repeat. “Part 2: Simplicity and Innovation” replays. Plays again later.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. See how some of your favorite Halloween treats are made. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has one of three regional college football games and then Saturday Night College Football later on with Michigan (25) at Illinois.
  • CBS has college football with Florida (15) at Kentucky (7).
  • ESPN has three college football games with Auburn (17) at LSU (4) capping off the night.
  • ESPN2 has three college football games, which includes either Miami at Florida State or Michigan State at Ohio State (1) the second game of the day.
  • FOX has Game 6 of the American League Championship Series with the Cleveland Indians at the Boston Red Sox.
  • FOX Sports has college football games, which includes Oregon (10) at my Washington Huskies, up here in my neck of the woods.
  • NBC has USC (14) at Notre Dame in college football action.
  • Versus has college football action early with Texas (22) at Baylor.

Late Night

  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Thursday’s episode, “Smile,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. The season premiere episode with host LeBron James and musical guest Kanye West replays.

TV Marathons

Animal Planet has 12 episodes of Meerkat Manor.
BET has eight hours of College Hill episodes.
Bravo has eight hours of Inside the Actors Studio episodes.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of Dirty Jobs followed by five episodes of MythBusters.
FX has all 12 episodes of Damages to get you ready for the season finale on Tuesday night. Later they have five episodes of Nip/Tuck.
G4 has 18 episodes of Cops early.
Hallmark Channel has six two-hour Mystery Woman made-for-TV movies starring Kellie Martin.
MTV has So You Think You Can Dance episodes all day.
Sci Fi has movies all day as part of their 13 Days of Halloween.

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