Tonight on the Tube: American Idol, Back to You, Head Case & Men in Trees

News & Notes

Download Back to You Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, ABC has Men in Trees making its return to the airwaves.

Prime Picks

American Idol (FOX): New. The top 10 girls perform and then two must be sent home tomorrow. Runs 90 minutes.
Back to You (FOX): New. Younger anchorman asks Kelly out on a date and Chuck gets jealous. This is the last of the pre-strike episodes, as many as eight new episodes begin airing on April 16th.

Men in Trees (ABC): New. Finally, hopefully ABC will leave it here for the rest of the 11 episodes they have this season. Tonight, Marin gets an a visitor, Jack is still lost at sea. Sam finds out about Jane’s controlling side. Buzz tries to help Patrick regain his memory, but things don’t work out very well.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. I guess somebody finally won the million, so it is back to its normal number on million dollar cases.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. Penelope has been shot and the team is trying to determine who did it.

Law & Order (NBC): New. The detectives look at a prostitute in the case of a high school girl found dead.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. First up Alton cooks with chilies and then in the next episode he cooks up some chili. Both play again later.

Ultimate Recipe Showdown (Food Network): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “Burgers,” replays, where the three categories are Beef, Poultry and Seafood. The winner goes home with $25,000. Plays again later.

Head Case (Starz): New. David Alan Grier (Life With Bonnie, In Living Color) talks with Dr. Goode about his slavery dream. Plays again later.
Hollywood Residential (Starz): New. Chris Kattan (Saturday Night Live) has to tell Tony that he screwed up an audition. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. The team is investigating a murder at the “Amityville Horror” house.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. Logan and Falacci are up and catch the case of a beautiful blonde’s murder.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Repeats. Four episodes replay tonight. Next week, March 5th, there will be two new episodes and following them will be a live web chat with the cast at

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Kansas at Iowa State followed by Georgia Tech at Duke.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball with West Virginia at DePaul.
  • NBA TV has the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Boston Celtics.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
Bravo has 12 episodes of Project Runway.
CMT has five hours of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Doctor Who early.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders.

What looks good to you tonight?

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