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

News & Notes

Download How I Met Your Mother Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, ABC has the season finales of Samantha Who? and The Bachelor: London Calling and NBC has the two-hour summer season premiere of American Gladiators and the fourth season finale of Medium.

Over on cable, MTV has the third season finale of The Hills and TLC has two special episodes of Little People, Big World.

In posted earlier today news, read about One Reason Why New Amsterdam and Other Good Shows Get Cancelled and then check out which 5 Bubble Shows Should Get a Second Shot.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard doesn’t celebrate his birthday, but that doesn’t stop Penny from throwing him a surprise party. Next week is the season finale.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Britney Spears reprises her role as Abby and hooks up with Barney over their hatred of Ted. Next week is the season finale.

House (FOX): New. The bus House is riding gets into an accident, which causes him to lose a few hours of his memory. As it starts to return, he realizes that he may have the diagnosis for a fellow bus rider who is dying locked away in his brain. He tries to do what he can to speed up his recovery of the memories. Next week is the season finale.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. Tom Sizemore (Robbery Homicide Division) guest stars as a private investigator that is trying to tear the team apart. Next week is the season finale.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. Former American Idol contestant Ace Young guest stars as an aspiring singer that gets murdered and Bones and Booth investigate. Next week is the season finale.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie becomes attracted a writer of self-help books, who also happens to be a bit older than he is. Next week is the season finale.
Samantha Who? (ABC): Season Finale. Andrea and Regina are fighting over how to celebrate Sam’s birthday. Meanwhile, Sam is putting things on hold with Todd until he breaks things off with Chloe.

Medium (NBC): Season Finale. Allison is trying to help ease a family’s concerns over their house being haunted, but this somehow leads to a murder. Joe finds out about his partners plans for his invention.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. The fraternities are participating in a bunch of contests and the ZBZ girls are their coaches. Plays again late night tomorrow and again before next week’s new episode.

Wildfire (ABC Family): New. Kris and Junior plan to marry, but nobody else seems to hot on the idea. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Guy investigates some “American Classics” and then lets you in on some “Local Legends.” Two other episodes replay earlier. All four play again later.

Other Options

  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike works at a turkey farm. Last weeks episode replay right before. Both episodes play again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Serena has fallen back into her old ways, now that Georgina has let out what she did in the past and the real reason she left town. Rufus gets an invite for his old band to perform at a Rolling Stone sponsored concert. Next week is the season finale.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Lucas gets some devastating news. Haley is dealing with going back into music. The baby Brooke is taking care of has to go in for emergency surgery. Peyton is stunned by something Lucas has to say. Next week is the season finale.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff and Audrey try to help Adam and Jennifer with the co-op board, but things don’t go well. Next week is the season finale.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the Minnesota Twins.
  • ESPN2 has Arena Football action.
  • TNT has NBA playoff action with the Boston Celtics at the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action with the Detroit Red Wings at the Dallas Stars.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Episode four, “Old Friends,” replays. Episode five plays late night Thursday.

TV Marathons

Bravo has seven episodes of The Millionaire Matchmaker.
History Channel has five episodes of Modern Marvels twice.
MTV has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Jake 2.0 early.

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1 comment… add one
  • Linny May 12, 2008, 11:03 am

    Ace Young on Bones?! Nice bag of bones, I think!

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