Tonight on the Tube: Grey’s Anatomy, The Office, 30 Rock & Lost

by Jason the TVaholic on April 24, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Lost Video Game for XBOX 360Tonight, ABC has the post-strike return of Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy and Lost, The CW has the post-strike return of Supernatural, and NBC has 30 Rock and Scrubs switching timeslots.

Over on cable, Fine Living has the season premiere of All-Girl Getaways, which will be on Wednesdays beginning next week, and TLC has the fourth season premiere of Miami Ink.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): New. Clark is still looking for Brainiac, so he can help Lana. Chloe is trying to help. Lex is still on his quest.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Bailey is running a surgical contest with Alex, Cristina, Izzie and Meredith vying for the top spot. It is six weeks since the break-up of Derek and Meredith. George and Lexie are sharing a crappy apartment and Callie makes friends with Erica. New episodes runs through May 22nd and will end on that night with a two-hour finale.

Lost (ABC): New. Locke’s camp is under attack. A body washes ashore and Jack is trying to figure out who it is. They will have six hours to close out the season. It will run through May 15th, then take a week off, and come back on the May 29th for a two-hour season finale. The May 15th episode will also replay leading off the night, so the 29th will be three hours of Lost.

Solid Selections

My Name Is Earl (NBC): New. Randy wants to take care of Earl himself, instead of putting him in long-term care. Joy, Darnell and Randy go about completing another task on Earl’s list.
Scrubs (NBC): New. J.D. and Turk try to diagnose a patient before Dr. Cox can figure out what is wrong with him. Eliot and Carla are trying to get the board to keep Dr. Kelso. New timeslot.

The Office (NBC): New. Michael and Dwight head to New York to surprise Ryan. Meanwhile, the Scranton branch has to work on Saturday to finish Ryan’s web project.
30 Rock (NBC): New. Jack’s promotion is in jeopardy because of Don Geiss’ health. Tracy thinks his son is embarrassed by his career. New timeslot.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. A man wakes up from a three-year coma and then goes missing.

Cable Choices

Overhaulin’ (TLC): New. A 1965 Mustang restoration gets sidelined. Plays again later.

American Chopper (TLC): New. Jr. and Sr. get into it over missing tools while building the “BSN Bike.” Plays again later.

Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. A repeat episode plays and is followed by a new one where a Corvette cake and more is made. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. Brass and Nick get help from a jailed criminal when two murders happen in the same apartment building. Gary Dourdan looks to be on his way out and apparently it wasn’t a mutual decision. The show is also presently looking for a new recurring female character that will be working a diner.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “Flay vs. Rios,” replays.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Sam and Dean end up on “Ghostfacers.” Watch three clips from the episode.

Sports Notes

  • NBA TV has NBA playoff action with the Orlando Magic at the Toronto Raptors.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA playoff action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Washington Wizards followed by Houston Rockets at the Utah Jazz.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Episode two, “Identity,” replays, where Michael helps out a friend of his mom’s deal with a con artist. Plays again later. Episode three plays next week. The second season begins in July.

TV Marathons

Oxygen has 12 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has six episodes of The Outer Limits early.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Ron Ozer April 24, 2008 at 7:18 am

Tonight is the best night of TV of all time….just an opinion…Can not watch it all tonight though! Thank the Gods for TIVO

2 Jason the TVaholic April 24, 2008 at 3:04 pm

Ron, It is definitely the best night of TV right now. Given the number of quality shows, it might just be an all-timer. The DVR does come in quite handy. Tonight, I will be watching Smallville and Grey’s Anatomy, while recording the two-hour comedy block on NBC. Then, I will be recording Lost and Without a Trace, as I have to head off to work. And, will catch CSI via Comcast On Demand. Plus, I will probably be checking in on the NBA games from time to time.

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