Tonight on the Tube: Iron Chef Repeat, Ace of Cakes & Burn Notice

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes at Amazon UnboxOn cable tonight, A&E has the series premiere of Jacked, BBC America has the second season premiere of Dragons’ Den, Bravo has the series premiere of Tabitha’s Salon Takeover, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Destroyed in Seconds, MTV has the second season finale of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew, Showtime has the sixth season finale of Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t, TLC has the fifth season finale of American Chopper and the series finale of Miami Ink, truTV has the series premiere of The Principal’s Office, VH1 has the series premiere of Glam God With Vivica A. Fox.

In late night, SOAPnet has the first season finale of MVP and VH1 has the series premiere of The Cho Show.

I will be talking TV on TV Talk Radio at 3:20 p.m. PT today. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT. You can listen live or to a replay later, which I will also post here at TVaholic. If you listen live, you can ask questions via chat or even call-in.

Update 2:42 p.m.: Just found out that I won’t be on TV Talk today. Was notified about 9:30 a.m. and asked if I could be on tomorrow instead. But, since I work nights and am not usually up at that time of the morning, I just found out about 20 minutes ago.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): Repeat. Clark is trying to find Brainiac to reverse Lana’s condition and the Department of Security wants Chloe, in “Sleeper” from this past season.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. Bailey is having Izzie, Meredith, Alex and Cristina compete for a surgical prize and Lexie redecorates her and George’s new place, in “Lay Your Hands on Me” from this past season.

Flashpoint (CBS): New. The team ends up on a manhunt in the woods after a young man takes police on a chase after a violent altercation with his father.

Solid Selections

Ugly Betty (ABC): Repeat. Betty’s plans to spend her birthday with Henry get interrupted when Charlie returns to town, in “Twenty-Four Candles” from this past season.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. Sarah is haunted by the terrified eyes of a murder victim, in “Empty Eyes” from season seven.

Private Practice (ABC): Repeat. With nothing else working, Charlotte asks Pete to try and help her with curing her insomnia, in “In Which Charlotte Goes Down the Rabbit Hole.”

Cable Choices

Friends (Food Network): Repeats. First up it is “The One With the Birthing Video,” which is Valentine’s Day and Monica tries to plan something special for Chandler, and then “The One With the Rumor,” which is Thanksgiving and has guest star Brad Pitt.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Sunday’s episode where each dish had to include a frozen item replays. 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 tomorrow after Olympic coverage. Six episodes play earlier in the day.

Other Options

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. A Fenway Park cake and a vintage pinball machine are designed. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Gong Show with Dave Attell (Comedy Central): New. Greg Geraldo, Andy Dick and Dave Navarro are the judges. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Little League World Series action.
  • FOX has a NFL preseason football game with the San Francisco 49ers at the Chicago Bears.
  • NBC along with other various NBC Universal owned cable outlets will have Olympic coverage. Checkout for listings of what events are playing when and where over the next four days.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of The First 48 tonight.
History Channel has five episodes of The Works that play twice today.
MTV has just over 10 hours of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew episodes.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Tru Calling early.
USA has six episodes of Burn Notice.
VH1 has 10 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.

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