Tonight on the Tube: Secret Life, Eureka & The Cleaner

by Jason the TVaholic on July 29, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Eureka - Season Two on DVDTonight, NBC has the first season finale of Celebrity Family Feud.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Shark Week themed Dirty Jobs special episode followed by a How Not to Become Shark Bait special, Food Network has the series premiere of Food Detectives, FX has the sixth Rescue Me minisode, History Channel has the series premieres of Jurassic Fight Club and Evolve, and Sci Fi has the third season premiere of Eureka.

In things-I-forgot-to-mention-yesterday-yet-again news, the third Heroes webisode went live yesterday and you can watch the first three of them over at the NBC website.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. A blind photographer helps the team track down the killer of a petty officer by using his other heightened senses, in “In the Dark” from season four.

House (FOX): Repeat. Guest star Mira Sorvino is a research psychologist stuck in the Antarctic, but needs treatment, which House does via webcam, in “Frozen” from this past season, which was the episode that played after the Super Bowl.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. The team is searching for a missing ex-con, but is starting to think that maybe her past has something to do with what happened, in “One Wrong Move” from this past season.

Solid Selections

Celebrity Family Feud (NBC): New. It’s Corbin Bernsen and family vs. Maragaret Cho and family and then it is the families of Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight squaring off to try to win money for charity.

Reaper (The CW): Repeat. Steve and Tony are hoping to get Sam to help them with their plan to trap the devil, in “Rebellion.”

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The death of a collegiate woman looks like the work of a copycat serial killer, in “Svengali” from this past season.

Cable Choices

Secret Life on the American Teenager (ABC Family): New. Amy is considering giving up the baby. Meanwhile her father leaves. Adrian and Jack get closer. Plays again later and then again Friday evening.

Eureka (Sci Fi): Season Premiere. The sheriff must deal with a missing attack drone and the prospect of Allison getting back with her ex. Plays again later and again next week before the new episode. Check out a short review and some photos from the episode. There is a 13 episode season two marathon playing today leading up to tonight’s season three premiere.

The Cleaner (A&E): New. The team comes across a drug ring in the suburbs after a man hires them to help his wife. Plays twice and then again two more times later.

Other Options

  • America’s Got Talent (NBC): New. Performers try to get a call back from the judges to the Vegas round.
  • Good Eats (Food Network): New. Atlon works with cooking oils and follows a repeat episode about fried chicken. Both episodes play again later.

  • The Office (TBS): Repeats. Michael is “Back from Vacation” and ends up sending out a racy photo of Jan by mistake and then pairs up the staff to be “Traveling Salesmen.”
  • Road Tasted With the Neelys (Food Network): New. The Neelys visit Kansas City for some bananas foster truffles, caramel pound cake and more. Plays again later.

Late Night

  • My Boys (TBS): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Opportunity Knocks,” replays.
  • Saving Grace (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “A Hometown Love,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of The First 48.
Bravo has six episodes of Flipping Out tonight.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne today followed by seven episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood tonight.
Sci Fi has all 13 season two episodes of Eureka leading up to the season three premiere.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation tonight.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.

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