Tonight on the Tube: Sarah Jane Adventures, Battlestar Galactica & Numb3rs

by Jason the TVaholic on April 11, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Battlestar Galactica Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, NBC has the first season finale of Amne$ia and Miss USA 2008.

Over on cable, Sci Fi has the series premiere of The Sarah Jane Adventures.

In returning show news, I mentioned last week that Moonlight would be back tonight, but was working off of old info. It is now scheduled to return on April 25th.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): Repeat. It looks like Brennan’s nemesis may have been burned to death and the team investigates, in “The Man in the Cell” from season two.

Canterbury’s Law (FOX): New. Elizabeth is attempting to cut a deal and get things put to rest, but the rest of her firm is secretly building a case in her defense.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. A woman from Don’s past is back to prosecute a case, but witnesses are being murdered and she might be next. The team investigates.

Solid Selections

Amne$ia (NBC): Season Finale. Someone gets quizzed on events from their past in an effort to win money.

Duel (ABC): New. Contestants go after the big prize by answering questions, but have to contend with another contestant to do so.

20/20 (ABC): New. Investigative reports.

Cable Choices

The Sarah Jane Adventures (Sci Fi): Series Premiere. This spin-off has Sarah Jane Smith, who was a companion of the Third and Fouth incarnations of Doctor Who from the original series. Elisabeth Sladen is back in the role and is out trying to stop alien plots or help lost extraterrestrials find their way home. Runs 90-minutes and starts a half hour before primetime. Plays again later.

Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last week’s season four premiere episode, “He That Believeth in Me,” replays.

Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi): New. Issues of faith and loyalty are coming to the surface as conflicts are dividing Humans and Cylons. Plays again later. If you can’t wait until tonight, the episode will be available starting at 12:00 p.m. Eastern at SciFi.com. Or, check out a clip from the episode below. (RSS and eMail Subscribers may need to click to the site to view the video) Update 4.21.2008: Sci Fi has granted TVaholic the right to use the weekly Battlestar Galactica preview clips only until the next week’s episode airs, which is why this clip no longer appears here.

Other Options

  • Chefography (Food Network): Repeats. First up is Paula Deen. Second is Bobby Flay. Their lives and careers are profiled. Both replay again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has round two coverage of the Masters golf tournament.
  • ESPN2 has NBA action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Chicago Bulls and then later NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Bashas’ Supermarkets 200.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • Dirt (FX): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “And the Winner Is …,” replays, where the staff finds that the big story is behind the scenes at an awards show.

TV Marathons

MTV has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Nickelodeon has 10 episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants tonight.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Doctor Who early.
Spike TV has 10 episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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