Tonight on the Tube: Democratic Convention Coverage, Bones & MythBusters

by Jason the TVaholic on August 27, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Bones Episodes at Amazon UnboxOn cable tonight, BET has the The Dream Speech: 45 Years Later and Obama: Journey to the White House news specials, Bravo has the second season finale of Shear Genius, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Nextworld, and Spike has the first season finale of Real Vice Cops Uncut.

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Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): Repeats. Brennan and Booth are investigating the death of a singer, which leads to Booth getting shot. Then Zach ends up in the hospital after an explosion, in final two episodes from last season, “The Wannabe and the Weeds” and “The Pain in the Heart.” Next Wednesday, September 3rd is the two-hour fourth season premiere.

ABC, CBS, and NBC all have Democratic National Convention coverage tonight, but it plays depending on your time zone. Like here on the west coast they are all on at 7:00 p.m. PT.

Solid Selections

Greatest American Dog (CBS): New. This continues to be a bad night of television, unless you are trying to catch up on something you missed the first time around or want to get ready for the new season, like with Bones. Or, I guess you could watch the America’s Got Talent results show.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. A teen boy and his girlfriend have gone on a killing spree in a small town and the team investigates, in “Elephant’s Memory” from this past season.

ABC, CBS, and NBC all have Democratic National Convention coverage tonight, but it plays depending on your time zone. Like here on the west coast they are all on at 7:00 p.m. PT.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton tries to become “Mussel Bound” and then tries to deliver on a “Squid Pro Quo 2″ deal. Both episodes play again later.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys test out the “NASA Moon Langing.” Plays again later.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Michael Symon has to cook for 300 people at the Grand Ole Opry with a theme inspired by the song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Repeats. Four episodes replay tonight.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
  • USA has U.S. Open Tennis coverage.

Late Night

  • Greek (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s second season premiere episode, “Brothers & Sisters,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has nine episodes of Shear Genius.
CMT has eight episodes of Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Living Single.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.
Sci Fi has the first eight episodes of Level 9 early.
Spike has 12 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.

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