Tonight on the Tube: TV Marathons, A Gunfighter’s Pledge & Eli Stone

by Jason the TVaholic on July 5, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Eli Stone - Season One on DVDTonight, NBC has more U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Gunfighter’s Pledge.

Prime Pick

The Unit (NBC): Repeat. Grey gets close with a female Israeli soldier, but they end up in hostile territory surrounded by militia members, in “Two Coins” from season two.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. It looks like the wrong doctor may have been killed, in “Executioner” from this past season.

Eli Stone (ABC): Repeat. Eli is trying to adapt to his new position at his firm, in “Heal the Pain.” The season replay jumps from the “Pilot” last week to episode seven this week. I guess that ABC agrees with me that the second half of the season was better than the first.

Solid Selection

U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials (NBC): Sports Special. The records just keep falling.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): Repeat. Owners of a New Orleans nursing home that had 35 people die in the flooding are charged with negligent homicide.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. A former flame of Capt. Ross is suspected of murder, in “Betrayed” from this season. It played on USA a couple of weeks ago.

Cable Choices

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. Episode four from this season, “The Angel of Death,” replays. Plays again later.

Robin Hood (BBC America): Repeat. Episode seven from this season, “Show Me the Money,” replays. Plays again later. New episodes begin again next week.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. Jennifer Aniston hosted with musical guest Sting.

Other Options

  • A Gunfighter’s Pledge (Hallmark Channel): TV Movie Premiere. Luke Perry (Beverly Hills, 90210) stars in this Western about a good guy that seeks revenge against the man that killed his family and ends up getting an innocent bystander killed. He then finds more trouble trying to get the person back home for burial. Runs two hours. Plays again Thursday night.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has golf action with third round action from the AT&T National.
  • ESPN has two Arena Football divisional playoff games.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBC has Wimbledon tennis with the Williams sisters battling it out in the women’s final and later Track & Field and Swimming action from the U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • TNT has NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Coke Zero 400.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Leaving the Tribe,” replays.
  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. The show’s 300th episode replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Jon Bon Jovi hosted with musical guest Foo Fighters.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has the first three Harry Potter movies.
Animal Planet has six episodes of Animal Cops Houston tonight.
BET has 10 episodes of Baldwin Hills.
Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef.
Comedy Central has 12 episodes of Comedy Central Presents.
Discovery Channel has 13 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
G4 has 13 episodes of Totally Outrageous Behavior early.
MTV has six episodes of The Real World.
Planet Green has 10 episodes of Renovation Nation.
TV Land has 10 episodes of I Love Lucy early.
TV One has 24 episodes of Martin.
USA has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
VH1 has seven episodes of The Flavor of Love.

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