Tonight on the Tube: So You Think You Can Dance, MythBusters & Tyler Perry’s House of Payne

by Jason the TVaholic on August 6, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Tyler Perry's House of Payne Vol. 2 on DVDTonight, NBC has a one hour The Baby Borrowers special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has MythBusters back with new episodes and the third season premiere of Man vs. Wild, HBO has the fourth season premiere of Hard Knocks, Spike has series premiere of Real Vice Cops Uncut, TBS has the second season finale of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, truTV has the first season finale of Black Gold, and WE has a F.L.I.P. Mysteries special.

Prime Picks

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. There is not a thing in the first hour of primetime on Wednesdays that interests me in the least. The closest would be watching the first hour of SYTYCD.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. The team is tracking an angel of death serial killer, in “A Higher Power” from this past season.

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. The team tries to track the killer of a woman through an online virtual world, in “Down the Rabbit Hole” from this past season.

Solid Selections

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. The final four perform. Runs two hours.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. Green and Lupo investigate the murder of a housekeeper and a possible kidnapping that happened during a blackout, in “Darkness” from this past season.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton takes you on a “Power Trip” through “Amber Waves” of yeast, barley and hops. Both episodes play again later.

Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Season Finale. Four new episodes play tonight. Calvin’s friends want to give him a bachelor party. Miranda is getting advice on marriage from her mother. Many obstacles need to be dealt with on their wedding day.

Other Options

  • Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil (Comedy Central): New. Which is worse, steroids or boob jobs? Plays again later.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys test out the myth of the “Exploding Steak” among others. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Texas Rangers.
  • ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Fights with a junior welterweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “To Serge With Love,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of Shear Genius.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of John Doe early.

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