Tonight on the Tube: NCAA Final, New Amsterdam, Greek & Samantha Who?

News & Notes

Download Samantha Who? Episodes at iTunesTonight, ABC has the return of Samantha Who? with new episodes and NBC has the first season finale of My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad.

Over on cable, Food Network has the first of four new Chefography episodes, which will play one each night through Thursday night and will feature Julia Child, Wolfgang Puck, Food Network, and Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes).

In returning show news, CBS has Rules of Engagement, The CW has One Tree Hill, and FOX has Bones all returning with new episodes next week.

Prime Picks

NCAA Championship Tournament (CBS): Final. Still hoping for a really good game and maybe Kansas and Memphis will finally give it to us. Tip is a little after 9:00 p.m. Eastern. Repeat episodes of The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men will play before or after depending on your time zone.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): Repeat. In this episode, “Que Sera Sera,” from season three, a 600-pound man is brought into the hospital and House gets arrested. Three weeks until the return of new episodes.

New Amsterdam (FOX): New. John wants to grant the dying wish of his first partner and the investigation leads to a fight with the Russian mafia. Next week is the season, hopefully not the series, finale.

Medium (NBC): New. Two young men have been murdered and a femme fatale is being searched for.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. Omega Chi and Kappa Tau continue their bitter rivalry. Casey finds out a secret about Rebecca. Plays again late night tomorrow and right before next week’s new episode.

Chefography (Food Network): New. The life and career of Julia Child is profiled. Plays again later. A repeat of the Rachael Ray episode plays right before.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy visits joints that feature foods from around the world. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

  • Gossip Girl (The CW): Repeat. Episode 12, “School Lies,” replays, where after-hours fun at the school pool gets everyone in serious trouble. Two weeks until the return of new episodes.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): Repeat. The last new episode from this season, “Hundred,” replays, where it is Lucas and Lindsey’s wedding day. New episodes return as of next Monday.
  • Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Sam is facing eviction when they find that she has been subletting the apartment to Todd, so she has to move back in, but Todd has recently invited his new girlfriend to move in with him.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the NCAA Championship Tournament final.
  • ESPN2 has Monday Night Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays at the New York Yankees.

Late Night

  • The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Episode nine from season one, “Good Housekeeping,” replays.
  • The Riches (TNT): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Field of Dreams,” replays, where Wayne is trying to get Hugh back in the office, so he can work on the Bayou Hills deal. A new episode plays tomorrow night.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The West Wing.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Dark Angel early.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.

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