Tonight on the Tube: NBA, NASCAR, Robin Hood & Saturday Night Live

News & Notes

Robin Hood - Season One on DVDTonight, ABC has primetime NBA playoff action and FOX has primetime NASCAR action.

In movies based on TV news, if you are thinking of heading out to see Speed Racer this weekend, you might want to change your plans. It is not very good. You can read my Speed Racer review over at New Movie Friday.

Prime Picks

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. The bomb squad is called in to diffuse a landmine in “Throwing Heat” from season five.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. The team heads to New Orleans to track a killer that has resumed after 15 years, in “Jones” from season two.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. A pregnant security guard is injured because of an explosion at a research facility, in “Misbegotten” from earlier this season.

Solid Selection

Medium (NBC): Repeat. “Wicked Game” from earlier this season replays.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. Logan and Falacci are on the case of a strangled blonde, in “Lonelyville” from earlier this season.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. The death of a preacher’s wife is investigated.

Cable Choices

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Booby and the Beast,” replays. Plays again later.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. A group of boys are taken by the Sheriff at they see Guy testing out a new indestructible suit of armor. Plays again later. Read an interview with Richard Armitage, he plays Guy of Gisbourne, over at Daemon’s TV.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. An old episode with host Ashton Kutcher and musical guest Gwen Stefani replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA playoff action with the Boston Celtics at the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • ESPN has NBA playoff action with the Detroit Pistons at the Orlando Magic.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball followed by NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Dodge Challenger 500.
  • NBC has the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action with the Dallas Stars at the Detroit Red Wings.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Sketches include a parody of Hannah Montana.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Shia LeBeouf hosts with musical guest My Morning Jacket.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) is the guest.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Top Chef.
CMT has eight episodes of Nanny 911.
G4 has 14 episodes of Cops early and five episodes of Attack of the Show! tonight.
MTV has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has dinosaur TV movies all day.
Spike TV has six episodes of The Ultimate Fighter tonight.
TruTV has five episodes of The Investigators.
USA has a reverse Indiana Jones marathon that starts with the Last Crusade followed by Temple of Doom and then Raiders of the Lost Ark.
VH1 has five hours of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team episodes.

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