Tonight on the Tube: Democratic National Covention, Burn Notice Repeats & College Football

by Jason the TVaholic on August 28, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, FOX has a two hour The Moment of Truth special presentation.

Over on cable, History Channel has the The Works, which goes on hiatus after tonight.

In sports news, unbelievably tonight in the start of the college football season.

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This morning, I will have the opportunity to interview Spike Feresten from Talkshow with Spike Feresten about his show and the upcoming season. If you’ve got a question for the former Seinfeld producer/writer now talk show host that you’d like me to ask, you can leave it in the comments below or email them to me using the contact form before 11:00 a.m. PT.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): Repeat. Clark gets the It’s A Wonderful Life treatment when Jor-El shows him what things would be like if he had never arrived on Earth, in “Apocalypse” from this past season.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Repeat. Addison is back, but not really, and can’t believe how much has changed in the short time she has been gone, in “Piece of My Heart” 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.

Solid Selections

Ugly Betty (ABC): Repeat. Renee thinks Betty has a thing for Daniel and Hilda is being taunted by a former nemesis, in “Burning Questions” from this past season.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. A washed up boxer dies, but there turns out to be a lot of things that could of killed him, in “Ending Happy” from season seven.

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

Burn Notice (USA): Repeats. Three episodes from season one replay. First up is “Wanted Man,” then comes a “Hard Bargain” and finally a “False Flag.” Last week’s episode, “Rough Seas,” replays later.

Other Options

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. A cake modeled after the Stanley Cup is made for a wedding. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Friends (Food Network): Repeats. It is “The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, Part 1 & 2,” where hilarity ensues at the hospital.
  • The Gong Show with Dave Attell (Comedy Central): New. Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, Adam Carolla and Kate Walsh are the judges. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action with North Carolina State at South Carolina.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Oregon State at Stanford.
  • NBC has a NFL preseason football game with the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Washington Redskins.
  • USA has U.S. Open Tennis coverage.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Rough Seas,” replays.

TV Marathons

CMT has eight hours of Nanny 911 episodes.
E! has the five-part 101 Even Bigger Celebrity Oops!.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of Roseanne early and 12 episodes of Snapped tonight.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Outer Limits early.
Spike has six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that play twice.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order tonight.

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