Tonight on the Tube: Bones, Greek, How I Met Your Mother & New Amsterdam

by Jason the TVaholic on April 14, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download New Amsterdam Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, CBS has the return of Rules of Engagement, The CW has the return of One Tree Hill, and FOX has the return of Bones, all with new episodes. Also, FOX has the first season finale of New Amsterdam.

Over on cable, CMT has the series premiere of Can You Duet? and the 2008 CMT Music Awards special, MTV has the series premiere of The Paper, and VH1 has the season premiere of Ego Trip’s Miss Rap Supreme.

In returning show news, The CW has Gossip Girl making its post strike return next Monday night.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. A 15-year-old physics prodigy is getting under the skin of Sheldon and Leonard, so they set out to do something about it.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Marshall is verbally emasculated at his corporate law job and starts to rethink his decision.

New Amsterdam (FOX): Season Finale. John is recovering from his gunshot wound and he and Eva are investigating a case of a suspected drowning. John has flashbacks to his life in the 1920s and is questioning whether Sarah really is the one. Really hope this isn’t the series finale and it gets another season. The weaving of the past with his present makes for interesting storytelling. Would you like to see this back next fall?

Medium (NBC): New. Joe’s invention is getting some interest from an investor. Allison is having dreams that lead her to believe someone is back in town for something other than why they say.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. The team investigates after a motocross rider is found dead in a hot springs. Dr. Sweets wants Brennan and Booth to accompany him on a double date.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie goes on a double date with Jake.
Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Andrea really likes a rich guy, but he seems to have a thing for Sam.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. The team investigates the death of a nanny at a party, in this episode from earlier this season.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. The battle between Omega Chi and Kappa Tau escalates. Frannie might be able to get back into the sorority because of a sacred ceremony. Plays again late night tomorrow and next Monday before a new episode. Last week’s episode plays right before.

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike checks out some filthy New York City jobs. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out joints the provide a little “Something Different.” A repeat “Viewers Choice” episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the Cleveland Indians.
  • ESPN2 has Arena Football action.
  • NBA TV has the Houston Rockets at the Utah Jazz.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Season one continues replaying with episode 10, “The Butler Did It.”
  • The Riches (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Slums of Bayou Hills,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five hours of The Biggest Loser episodes.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Living Single.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.

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