Tonight on the Tube: NBA Playoffs, NHL Stanley Cup Finals, Last Comic Standing Repeat & Robin Hood Repeats

by Jason the TVaholic on May 24, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Robin Hood - Season One on DVDOn cable tonight, FOX Reality has the second season premiere of The Academy.

Check out the Ultimate Guide to the Summer TV Schedule – 2008. It’s a work in progress, but we’re off to a pretty good start.

Prime Picks

NBA Countdown (ABC): Pregame show. Runs 30 minutes.
Eastern Conference Finals (ABC): Game 3. The Boston Celtics play at the Detroit Pistons. The series is tied 1-1. Tip-off is schedule for about 8:30 p.m. ET.

Solid Selection

Most Outrageous Moments. (CBS): Repeats. Three 30-minute episodes of hopefully funny moments caught on tape replay.

Last Comic Standing (CBS): Repeat. The 90-minute season premiere episode from Thursday replays.

Cable Choices

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. The second season premiere episode, “Sister Hood,” replays. Plays again later.

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. The second episode of season two, “The Booby and the Beast” replays. Plays again later. New episodes return next week.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. An old episode with host Britney Spears replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has WNBA action with the Seattle Storm at the San Antonio Silver Stars and later NBA playoff action in primetime. See Prime Picks above for more info.
  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Carquest Auto Parts 300.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBC has third round coverage of the Senior PGA Championship.
  • Versus has Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals with the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Detroit Red Wings.

Other Options

  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeats. Four episodes replay tonight, including the three episodes that kicked off the series with Flay vs. Sakai, Batali vs. Morimoto and a tag team battle. Then there is a replay of Cora vs. Falkner. All but the first one play again later.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Sketches include a parody of Celebrity Rehab.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Ashton Kutcher hosted with musical guest Gnarls Barkley.

TV Marathons

AMC is playing Death Wish, Death Wish II, Death Wish 3, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown and Death Wish V: The Face of Death.
BET has 12 episodes of College Hill: Atlanta.
Bravo has six episodes of Work Out.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of MythBusters tonight.
FOX Reality has The Academy episodes all day.
G4 has Unbeatable Banzuke episodes all day.
MTV has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Snapped early.
Sci Fi continues their Memorial Day Weekend Movie Marathon today. They will be playing movies through Monday night morning.
truTV has six episodes of The Investigators.
TV One has episodes of The PJs all day.
USA has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has six episodes of Bridezillas early.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Morjana May 24, 2008 at 11:19 am

Hi, Jason.

Update on your item for the SciFi Channel. The Movie Marathon ends Monday at 8am, when a Star Trek: Enterprise 20 hour Marathon begins (through 4am Tuesday).

Star Trek: The Next Generation premieres on the SciFi Channel the following Monday, June 2, from 7pm to 11pm; and Star Trek: Enterprise moves to Tuesdays beginning June 3 from 7pm to 10pm.

Morjana

2 Jason the TVaholic May 24, 2008 at 1:12 pm

Morjana, Thanks for the note. I seem to have misread the info and added Monday into the Weekend. Will fix the above.

3 Morjana May 26, 2008 at 3:20 pm

Jason,

You’re very welcome!

And THANK YOU for all hard work on your wonderful blog. I really appreciate this blog.

Best wishes, Morjana

4 Jason the TVaholic May 26, 2008 at 4:33 pm

Morjana, Thanks for the kind words. Comments, corrections, disagreements, praise, suggestions, thoughts, and tips are always welcome.

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