Tonight on the Tube: MI-5, House of Payne & Men in Trees Says Goodbye

News & Notes

MI-5 - Volume 4 on DVDTonight, ABC has the series finale of Men in Trees, MyNet has a Dad’s Funniest Moments special, and NBC has the 90-minute series premiere of Celebrity Circus.

Over on cable, Bravo has the fourth season finale of Top Chef.

Prime Picks

The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular (ABC): Repeat. Players try to win prizes leading to a shot at a million bucks.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. Gideon is missing and Prentiss and Hotch are presently off the team. The rest of the team has to track a serial killer in Milwaukee, in “In Name and Blood” from this past season.

Men in Trees (ABC): Series Finale. Sam’s frugalness is starting to get on Jane’s nerves on their road trip back to Elmo. Marin has gotten a huge check for her finished book. Patrick is doing whatever he can to get Annie back. So long Elmo, you will be missed.

Solid Selections

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. The Top 20 performs and the audience gets their first chance to vote. Runs two hours.

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. The team is trying to determine if a person who drowned in a self-cleaning bathroom was an accident or foul play, in “Playing With Matches” from this past season.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. It turns out that “This Spud’s For You” and that “This Spud’s For You, Too.” Both episodes play again later.

MI-5 (BBC America): New. The team is trying to get a member of a terrorist splinter group to rethink his its militant ideas. Plays again later.

Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): New. Two new episodes play. First, Malik gives Jazmine some interesting advice in dealing with the reigning spelling bee champ. Then, Ella has banned all electronics from the house. Two repeat episode play right before.

Other Options

  • Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. It’s the “Best of Will Ferrell, Vol. 2.”

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Atlanta Braves at the Chicago Cubs.
  • ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Fights with a light middleweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday night’s episode, “Hoosier Daddy,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday night’s episode, “Purgatory,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
Bravo has 12 episodes of Top Chef.
Sci Fi has 10 episodes from season two and three of Incredible Hulk. They are playing 10 episodes each day this week thru Friday.
VH1 has 10 episodes of I Love the ’80s: 3D.

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