Tonight on the Tube: Password, Iron Chef America, In Plain Sight & Army Wives

by Jason the TVaholic on July 6, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Army Wives - Season One on DVDOn cable tonight, VH1 has the 90-minute series premiere of I Love Money.

Prime Picks

Million Dollar Password (CBS): New. Monique Coleman (High School Musical) and TV host Damien Fahey are the celebrities on hand to try and help contestants win money.

Cold Case (CBS): Repeat. A thought to be promiscuous teenager was beaten and killed in 1998 and the team reopens the case, in “That Woman” from this past season.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. The badge of a police officer that was thought dead is found at a construction site and the team reopens the 17-year-old case, in “End of Watch” from season three.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. Bart is trying to save a cow from being slaughtered, in “Apocalypse Cow” from this past season.
Aliens in America (The CW): Repeat. Raja gets picked to head up an annuall event to organize a fake funeral for a student who dies in a drunk driving accident, in “Wake at the Lake.”

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Repeat. A decorated U.S. Marine that lost a leg in Iraq and his family gets their place renovated. This is the second hour of a two-hour episode.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): Repeat. A water sculpture is driving Bob and Lee’s neighbors insane, in “Art Isn’t Easy” from this past season.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): Repeat. Top cake designers compete in “Birthday Cake Surprises.” Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Morimoto battles chef Michael Cimarusti in Kitchen Stadium. Plays again later.

Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Trevor is feeling conflicted with his hero status upon his return. Frank doesn’t really like Denise’s newfound independence. Last week’s episode, “Leaving the Tribe,” replays right before. Both episodes play again later.

Other Options

  • In Plain Sight (USA): New. Mary’s first witness is a star college player and his gambling problems threaten to destroy the life he and his brother have been able to build. Plays again later.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): New. Goren and Eames are trying to find who killed a father while walking his kid in the park and it takes them into the world of insider trading. Plays again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Each contestant has to do a cooking segment on Rachael Ray’s daytime talk show. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has WNBA action followed by IndyCar racing.
  • CBS has the final round of the AT&T National golf tournament.
  • ESPN has Arena Football divisional playoff action and later Sunday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
  • NBC has Wimbledon tennis action with the men’s final and later has coverage of the U.S. Olympic Trials tonight.
  • TBS has MLB action with the Chicago Cubs at the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Versus has cycling action with the Tour de France, Stage 2.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has three Harry Potter movies.
Discovery Channel has 11 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
Fine Living has five episodes of From the Ground Up.
History Channel has five episodes of Ice Road Truckers.
ID has 18 episodes of 48 Hours: Hard Evidence.
Military Channel has 24 hours of Futureweapons episodes.
MTV has eight episodes of American Gladiators.
Style has 13 episodes of Clean House.
TLC has 10 episodes of Little People, Big World.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
TV Land has 23 episodes of Hogan’s Heroes and later tonight has five episodes of She’s Got the Look.
USA has 13 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
VH1 has five episodes of I Love New York.
WE has six episodes of Bridezillas.

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