Tonight on the Tube: Bones, House, The Unit, Dirty Jobs, Nip/Tuck, NBA Basketball & Charlie Brown

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on DVDTonight, HBO has the finale of the Five Days miniseries, BBC America has the season finale of Ultimate Force, Oxygen has the season finale of Tori & Dean: Inn Love and Bravo has the two hour series finale of Queer Eye. On the premiere front, FX has the season premiere of Nip/Tuck and BET has the season premiere of Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is.

The CW has ordered three additional scripts of Reaper.

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Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): New. Mummified remains are found at a Halloween attractions lead the team to figure out that they must find the killer by Halloween or another murder will occur.

House (FOX): New. Foreman and the six remaining fellowship candidates seem to learn more about themselves than the patient, while they are treating a man thought to be a hypochondriac. Cameron and Chase are betting on which candidate will be fired next.

Boston Legal (ABC): New. A woman wants Alan to tell her the best way to kill the guy that killed her son.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): New. An abandoned ship and a deadly secret are what the team finds while investigating a death on a top-secret research ship.

The Unit (CBS): New. A pop star must be kept from harm by the team. Bob is helping to escort a prisoner back to his own country.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Chris “Ludicris” Bridges guest-stars as a man that goes on trial for killing a woman and her baby and also has a connection to Fin’s son.

Cable Choices

Lincoln Heights (ABC Family): New. Eddie sees a gang member get shot and must make a hard decision. Cassie wants to know why Charles left home.

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike tries being a special effects artist. Plays again later.

Nip/Tuck (FX): Season Premiere. Christian and Sean attempt to get their new Hollywood practice up and running. A publicist offers to help them in the media. Runs 72 minutes and plays twice.

Other Options

  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (ABC): 40th Anniversary. Linus waits in the pumpkin patch for the Halloween symbol to appear. You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown follows where Linus runs for class president.
  • Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. A battle of the “Blondies” is waged. Plays again later.
  • Two Dudes Catering (Food Network): New. The guys cater an ESPN party. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • TNT has an NBA doubleheader, as the new season begins tonight, with the Portland Trail Blazers at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the Houston Rockets at the Los Angeles Lakers.

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 61 minutes.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation tonight.

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