Tonight on the Tube: Queen Sized, Primeval & Eli Stone

by Jason the TVaholic on August 23, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Eli Stone - Season 1 on DVDOn cable tonight, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Dear Prudence and Sci Fi has the TV movie premiere of Flu Bird Horror.

During the day on USA, you will find last night’s episodes of Monk and Psych, last Sunday’s In Plain Sight, and Thursday’s Burn Notice.

Prime Picks

Madagascar (ABC): Released 2005. Zoo animals end up on an exotic island and must learn how to survive. Runs two hours.

Eli Stone (ABC): Repeat. Eli could be left in a vegetative state after complications from his surgery, leaving his brother to deal with whether to unplug him from life support, in the first season finale episode, “Soul Free.”

Solid Selection

Summer Olympics 2008 (NBC): Day 16. Watch more finals from the track & field events and the diving competitions. Runs over four hours.

Cable Choices

Primeval (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode replays. Plays again later.

Primeval (BBC America): New. Cutter tries to search an anomaly that may bring him close to his wife. Plays again later.

Iron Chef (Food Network): Repeat. The third of four episodes replays tonight and then plays again later.

Other Option

  • Queen Sized (Lifetime): Released 2008. This Lifetime Original Movie gets a replay with Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray) playing the part of an overweight teen who is put on the ballot for homecoming queen and then stays on as the vote getter of the less than popular kids, but the whole thing goes to her head. Runs two hours. Read review.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has Little League World Series action.
  • CBS has preseason NFL football action with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Minnesota Vikings.
  • ESPN has NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Sharpie 500.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • Golf Channel has Champions Tour action with the second round of the Boeing Classic from the Jack Nicklaus designed TPC Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie, WA.
  • 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 today.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Neal Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) drops by for some parody fun.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “There Might Be Blood,” replays.

TV Marathons

MTV has 12 hours of My Super Sweet 16.
Sci Fi has TV movies about bugs and flying things all day long.
Spike has six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

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