Tonight on the Tube: Smallville, Grey’s Anatomy, Lost & Comedy Night Done Right

by Jason the TVaholic on May 8, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download 30 Rock Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, NBC has the seventh season finale of Scrubs and the second season finale of 30 Rock.

Over on cable, History Channel has the series premiere of Tougher in Alaska, TLC has the season finale of American Chopper and VH1 has the season finale of I Know My Kid’s A Star.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): New. Clark and Chloe find out that there is a member of the Veritas group that is in hiding. Next week is the season finale.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. The nurses’ implement a new policy when dealing with Dr. Sloan. Derek and Meredith let someone else into their clinical trial. Cristina must deal with her feelings for Burke. Runs 62 minutes.

Lost (ABC): New. Locke finally finds Jacob’s cabin and things are getting dangerous on the ship.

Solid Selections

My Name Is Earl (NBC): New. Earl has found Billie, played by guest star Alyssa Milano (Charmed, Who’s the Boss). Next week is the one-hour season finale.
Scrubs (NBC): Season Finale. Dr. Cox turns is day at the hospital into a fairy tale for his son. Scrubs will be back for its eighth and final season next fall on ABC.

The Office (NBC): New. Jim, Andy and Kevin take to the links to try and win a big new client. Michael is in search of a new summer intern. Runs 31 minutes. Next week is the one-hour season finale.
30 Rock (NBC): Season Finale. Jack doesn’t like his new role in government and tries to get fired. Liz is dealing with a pregnancy scare and life without Jack around.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. A tow truck driver that saved a boy goes missing and the team investigates. Next week is the season finale.

Cable Choices

Overhaulin’ (TLC): New. A 1963 Chevy Nova finally gets finished after the owner had spent years working on it with his late father. Plays again later.

American Chopper (TLC): New. The guys are trying to get some bikes finished for a prestigious awards show they have been singled out by. Plays again later.

Ace of Cakes (Food Network): Repeats. The gang makes a cake for Harry Potter and then cakes based on animals. Both episodes play again later.

Other Options

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. The episode written by the people behind Two and a Half Men and it has a sitcom star being murder and the team investigates. Next week is the season finale.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Sam convinces Dean to go after some zombies. Dean finds out where Bela is hiding and goes to confront her. Next week is the season finale. Watch a clip of the call below. (RSS and eMail Subscribers may need to click to the site to view the video)

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA playoff action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Boston Celtics followed by the New Orleans Hornets at the San Antonio Spurs.
  • Golf Channel has the first round of The Players Championship.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action with the Dallas Stars at the Detroit Red Wings.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Episode four, “Old Friends,” replays, where Michael rescues a girl from a prostitution ring. Plays again later. Episode five plays next week. The second season begins in July.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef early.
E! has the five-part 101 Even Bigger Celebrity Oops!
Oxygen has 11 hours of Snapped episodes.
Sci Fi has eight hours of Dark Angel episodes early.

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