News & Notes
Tonight, ABC has the season finale of Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann, The CW has the season premiere of Pussy Cat Dolls Present: Girlicious, FOX has the season finale of Prison Break, and NBC has the series premiere of My Dad is Better Than Your Dad.
In returning shows news, ABC will have Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor back as of March 17th and Samantha Who? around the same time, CBS will have The Big Bang Theory back with new episodes on March 17th and Rules of Engagement on April 14th, NBC won’t have Chuck and Heroes back until next fall and Journeyman looks to be, unfortunately, gone forever. For more returning shows news, check out each of the picks, etc. below.
Prison Break (FOX): Season Finale. Whistler reveals the type of guy he really is and Lincoln and Michael quickly develop a new plan to get LJ and Sophia back. It looks, as though there will not be more episodes this season.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX): New. Sarah tries to give Charley and explanation for the past, while John’s uncle goes in and out of consciousness and remembers his life and battles against the machines in the future. Three episodes remain, one next week and a two on March 3rd.
October Road (ABC): New. Nick is informed he is broke, while he is out promoting his book. Hannah’s parents come for a visit and to help with wedding plans. Owen goes out with the beer delivery woman that saved his life. Two episodes remain.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. Marshall finds out about Lily’s credit when they go to buy a place of their own and it turns out that her credit isn’t the only thing that stinks. Will return with nine new episodes beginning March 17th.
Welcome to the Captain (CBS): New. Josh is getting help from Jesus and Uncle Saul in the planning of the perfect dinner for Hope, so you just know everything is going to workout just fine.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Jake sneaks out to go to a concert, while Charlie’s girlfriend doesn’t want to be seen with him in public. Will return with nine new episodes beginning March 17th.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. A new father at Ritchie’s school calls out Christine for being a mean mom.
Medium (NBC): New. Allison has lost her hearing, so Joe steps in to help out with an investigation. The show will continue to air, but will add seven additional episodes to its run.
Kyle XY (ABC Family): New. Kyle is trying to make things up to Jessi by taking her on a road trip to find out more about Sarah. Meanwhile, Andy and Josh think they could use some counseling. Plays again later.
Wildfire (ABC Family): New. Matt wants Kris to train Flame. Junior is focusing on his wind-tunnel project. Plays again late night tomorrow.
Jericho (Sci Fi): Repeat. Episode five from season one, “Federal Response,” replays, where utilities come back on and the townspeople all receive a prerecorded message from Homeland Security.
- CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. A murdered sports star’s body goes missing. Will return with eight new episodes beginning March 24th.
- Friends (TBS): Repeats. First up is, “The One Where Chandler Can’t Remember Which Sister” and “The One With All the Jealousy” follows it.
- Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton is chopping Broccoli. Plays again later.
- Gossip Girl (The CW): Repeat. It’s “Bad News Blair” tonight. Looks like it will return with five new episodes beginning April 21st.
- History of the Joke (History Channel): New. Lewis Black takes a look at the history of comedy and the elements of the perfect joke. Runs two hours. Plays again later.
- Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Mark Summers shows you how some of your favorite orange-flavored foods are made. Plays again later.
- ESPN has doubleheader college basketball with Syracuse at Louisville followed by Texas A&M at Texas.
- ESPN2 has women’s college basketball with Purdue at Ohio State and later men’s action with Gonzaga at San Diego.
- Versus has NHL action.
- The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Episode three from season one, “The Big Picture,” replays.
- Lipstick Jungle (Bravo): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Chapter Two: Nothing Sacred,” replays. The second episode didn’t improve on the first, as things are just too depressing all around.
- Monk (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Mr. Monk Is on the Run, Part 1,” replays.
Presidents’ Day TV Marathons
A&E has six episodes of CSI: Miami that play twice.
BET has 18 episodes of The Parkers.
Bravo has 11 episodes of Project Runway.
Discovery Channel has 15 episodes of MythBusters.
Disney Channel has 16 episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place.
Food Network has 12 episodes of Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels.
MTV has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has 11 episodes of Firefly, which includes “Heart of Gold,” “Trash,” and “The Message” that never aired on FOX.
Spike TV has 16 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Style has five hours of Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane.
TNT has 13 episodes of Law & Order.
Travel Channel has 12 episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
TruTV has nine episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power, Privilege & Justice.
TV One has 40 episodes of Martin.
USA has 10 episodes of Walker, Texas Ranger early.
WE has five episodes of Girl Meets Cowboy.
What will you be watching tonight?