Tonight on the Tube: Olympics, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles & Dinner: Impossible

by Jason the TVaholic on August 20, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Season 1 on DVDOn cable tonight, Food Network has the season premiere of Dinner: Impossible, Sci Fi has the first season finale of Ghost Hunters: International, truTV has the series premiere first season finale of Stringers: LA, and TV Land has the first season finale series premiere of Family Foreman.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): Repeat. Brennan’s father goes on trial and the rest of the team all testify for the prosecution, in “The Verdict in the Story” from this past season.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX): Repeat. John is defending Cameron to Derek and Sarah comes close to meeting up with a Terminator, in “Vick’s Chips.” The first season finale episode replays on Sunday night. Season two premieres on Monday, September 8th.

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. A shark and a salesman wash up on the beach and the team investigates, in “Like Water for Murder” from this past season.

Solid Selections

Summer Olympics 2008 (NBC): Day 13. Tonight’s events include track & gymnastics, field, beach volleyball, and cycling. Coverage runs four hours.

Cable Choices

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Iron Chef Batali competes in a battle where each side has a mixologist along to make drinks to go with each dish. Both episodes play again later.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Repeat. The guys test whether someone could learn to land a plane in an hour, along with some parachuting myths. Plays again later. Another episode replays right before and both episode play again later.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): Season Premiere. Iron Chef Michael Symon is the new chef on the show and he has to cook dinner for 125 people on Alcatraz Island. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

  • Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. Gideon goes after Frank on his own and the team must profile him to find him and Frank, “No Way Out, Part II: The Evilution of Frank.”
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Repeats. Four episodes replay tonight.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Little League World Series action.
  • ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Los Angeles Angels of Anahiem at the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • NBC along with other various NBC Universal owned cable outlets will have Olympic coverage. Checkout NBCOlympics.com for listings of what events are playing when and where over the next five days.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of Project Runway tonight.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.
Sci Fi has the first eight episodes of Special Unit 2 early.
VH1 has nine episodes of America’s Next Top Model.

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