Tonight on the Tube: Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters, The Next Iron Chef & Dexter

by Jason the TVaholic on October 28, 2007

in Tonight on the Tube

Dexter - Season One on DVDNo Sunday Night Football this week on NBC. The CW has this past week’s Gossip Girl episode, “The Handmaiden’s Tale,” which replays before a new CW Now tonight and a replay of the “No Man Is an Island” episode of Aliens in America right after it.

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Prime Picks

Life is Wild (The CW): New. Katie wants to go to a party at the Mara Lodge, Jesse’s toiletry kit gets monkeyed around with and Danny and Jo celebrate the holiday.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. The neighborhood association doesn’t care for Bob and Lee’s water sculpture in their front yard. Jesse Metcalfe returns as John tonight and tries to start things up with Gaby again. Runs 61 minutes.

Brother & Sisters (ABC): New. Joe is fighting for custody of the kids and Kitty has quite the Halloween surprise.

Solid Selections

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. Just keeping the timeslot warm until the 12th season of The Amazing Race begins next week.

Cold Case (CBS): New. The case of a math genius that was shot in 1992 after his brother got him involved in helping the local gang is reopened.

Shark (CBS): New. The CEO of an ultimate fighting league is arrested for murder after three of his fighters commit suicide and it is found he was pushing steroids on them.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): New. Tonight the contestants have to make “Haunted Gingerbread Houses” to win the prize. Plays again later.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Dexter learns that his mother’s killer may still be alive, but he also finds something else. While at a crime scene at a comic book store, he sees a poster on the wall of “The Dark Defender,” which turns out to be a character being created based on the exploits of the “Bay Harbor Butcher.” Plays again later. Check out some photos from this episode. Find out how to win a Dexter Season One DVD prize pack.

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): New. Larry is offensive to Auntie Rae and finds a new opportunity during Jeff’s hospital stay. Runs 30 minutes.

Other Options

  • Brotherhood (Showtime): New. Tommy’s normal support network is not available. Michael is thinking of making a big lifestyle change. Plays again later.
  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s season finale episode, “Because I Know Patty,” replays. Runs 66 minutes.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Mary Dumont enters Kitchen Stadium to challenge Iron Chef Cat Cora. Plays again later.
  • The Next Iron Chef (Food Network): New. Creativity is judged in this episode. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NASCAR racing with the Nextel Cup: Pep Boys 500.
  • CBS has NFL action that includes the Indianapolis Colts at the Carolina Panthers.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night College Football with Central Florida at Southern Mississippi.
  • FOX has NFL action that includes the Miami Dophins vs. the New York Giants from Wembley Stadium in London followed by Game 4 of the MLB World Series with the Boston Red Sox up 3-0 over the Colorado Rockies.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeats. Last Thursday’s two episodes, “Dennis Looks Like a Sex Offender” and “Dennis and Dee Gets a New Dad,” both replay. Runs 66 minutes.
  • Life (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode replays.

TV Marathons

BBC America has eight episodes of Hex.
Cartoon Network has 10 hours of Goosebumps episodes.
Discovery Channel has six hours of A Haunting episodes.
Disney Channel has 13 episodes of Hannah Montana.
G4 has the final 11 episodes of Heroes season one.
History Channel has nine episodes of Ice Road Truckers early.
Spike has six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
TLC has nine episodes of LA Ink.
TNT has 11 episodes of Law & Order.
WE has six episodes of Bridezillas.

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