Tonight on the Tube: Burn Notice Marathon, Flashpoint, Ace of Cakes & Burn Notice

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, FOX has a pre-season NFL football game.

Over on cable, BBC America has the first season finale of Dragon’s Den and Bravo has the fourth season finale of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.

In Ask the TVaholic news, if you’ve asked a question recently, or if you just like finding out stuff, look for a new Ask the TVaholic column later today.

In TV Talk radio news, I was supposed to be on the show again today, but Shaun OMac is attending the New Media Expo in Las Vegas and wasn’t able to work out doing both. But, I will be on Sunday at 3:20 p.m. PT to talk some TV on a special weekend episode of the show. So, why not drop by for a listen.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): Repeat. The secret of Veritas is leading Lex down an increasingly dangerous path, in “Descent” from this past season.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. Bailey’s marriage is falling apart and her son is brought into the ER with a severe medical problem and a faith healer is challenging some of the other docs with her beliefs, in “Lay Your Hands on Me” from this past season.

Flashpoint (CBS): New. Some gang members are after revenge for a troubled student that alleged rape by a fellow classmate.

Solid Selections

Ugly Betty (ABC): Repeat. Betty thinks she has gotten assigned an interview with a talented novelist, in “A Thousand Words by Friday” from this past season.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. Another miniature in a box warns of a woman and her cat that are going to die the next day, in “Monster in a Box” from season seven.

Private Practice (ABC): Repeat. Addison can’t keep Pete out of her mind and Violet’s ex comes to the clinic and Cooper doesn’t like it, in “In Which Addison Finds a Showerhead.”

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton makes shows you some nifty things to do with blueberries. Plays again later.
Food Detectives (Food Network): Repeat. Replay of the episode from earlier this week, “Brain Freeze.” Plays again later.

Smash Lab (Discovery Channel): New. The team tries to build a crash-proof car by using a new reactive armor technology. Plays again later.

Burn Notice (USA): New. Michael tries to convince the person stealing from the charity of a hip-hop mogul to go for a bigger score, so he can catch him. Plays again later. Plays again tomorrow after Olympic coverage. Six episode play earlier in the day, starting with the season one finale episode followed by the first five from this season.

Other Options

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. A cake for an aquarium in Kentucky is made and delivered by Duff. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Gong Show with Dave Attell (Comedy Central): New. Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog is one of the judges. Plays again later.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Viral Hour,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • FOX has a NFL preseason football game with the Carolina Panthers at the Philadelphia Eagles.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List early.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Dark Angel early.
USA has six episodes of Burn Notice, with the season one finale episode followed by the first five episodes from this season.
VH1 has 11 episodes of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.

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