Tonight on the Tube: Pushing Daisies, Private Practice, Life, Bionic Woman & Work Out

Download Life Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, NBC has the series premiere of Phenomenon.

Prime Picks

Pushing Daisies (ABC): New. A plane crashed into a building and the pilot died. Ned and the rest try to figure out if the guy was trying to commit suicide. Olive finds a reason to visit the aunts again.

Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison can’t seem to keep Pete out of her head. Sam and Naomi’s daughter comes to Addison for medical advice secretly. Violet’s ex comes to the clinic and Cooper is none to happy with his being there. ABC has picked the show up for the entire season.

Life (NBC): New. A woman wearing angel wings is dead and Charlie and Danni try to determine whether she jumped or was pushed.

Solid Selections

Phenomenon (NBC): Series Premiere. The last mentalist standing is searched for by illusionist Criss Angel and Mentalist Uri Gellar. 10 wannabes compete to be the next phenomenon.

Bionic Woman (NBC): New. Jaime goes undercover as a British transfer student at a college. They are investigating a professor that might be selling illegal neural implants. Well, at least her accent should be spot on.

Dirty Sexy Money (ABC): New. Nick meets with Simon Elder. The twins decide to throw themselves separate birthday parties.

Cable Choices

Nature of the Beast (ABC Family): Released 2007. This ABC Family Original is part of their 13 Nights of Halloween and premiered on Sunday night. It replays tonight. It is the comic tale of a woman that finds out the man she is about to marry is also a werewolf. It stars Eddie Kaye Thomas (‘Til Death), Autumn Reeser (The O.C.), and Eric Mabius (Ugly Betty). Runs two hours. Watch the trailer. Plays again Saturday afternoon.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert must cook a meal with items and equipment he finds in the Mall of America. “The Catwalk Chef” episode replays right after. Both episodes replay later.

Other Options

  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The BAU is called in to help in a child abduction case at a mall.
  • CSI: NY (CBS): New. The killer of a woman is tracked through a virtual world on the Internet.
  • Gossip Girl (CBS): New. A childhood friend of Dan’s comes back to town and tells him of her feelings for him. Nate is sent on a scavenger hunt. A masquerade ball is the center of the show. I don’t think there has been an episode yet that didn’t include some sort of party.

Sports Notes

  • FOX has Game 1 of the MLB World Series, with the Colorado Rockies at the Boston Red Sox. Can the red hot Rocks continue with their streak or will the Sox put an end to it?

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. “The Family Business” episode replays.
  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last night’s season finale episode replays. Runs 66 minutes.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of Work Out, which ends with a special new episode, “Trainer’s Day Off.”
History Channel has episodes 6-10 of The States twice today.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Ellen early.
Sci Fi has movies all day, as part of their 13 Days of Halloween.
VH1 has seven episodes of I Love the ‘90s: Part Deux.

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