Tonight on the Tube: Repeats, Tennis & Swingtown

by Jason the TVaholic on August 29, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Swingtown Epsides at Amazon UnboxOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the series premiere of Grizzly Man Diaries.

In late night, HBO has the sixth summer season premiere of Real Time With Bill Maher.

There isn’t a new episode of Psych tonight, do to USA’s coverage of U.S. Open tennis, but to help get you through to next week’s new episode, “Talk Derby to Me,” I have an exclusive interview with the writer of that episode, Tim Meltreger.

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Prime Picks

Ghost Whisperer (CBS): Repeat. Melinda is trying to help professor Payne deal with his dead ex-wife, his kid and his new girlfriend, in “Deadbeat Dads” from this past season.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. The family of a fugitive is kidnapped and the team tries to figure out why, in “End Game” from this past season.

Swingtown (CBS): New. Shocking revelations are unleashed at surprise party for Janet that is planned by Roger and Susan.

Solid Selection

Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (ABC): Released 2004. A guy is jealous of a movie star when the girl he likes wins a date with him. Runs two hours.

20/20 (ABC): New. Find out what people are looking for on the Internet and sponsorship deals for Olympic athletes are among the stories shown.

Cable Choices

The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): Repeat. Find out the history of pizza. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Guy shows you the “Totally Unexpected” and then “All Kinds of BBQ.” Both episode play again later.

The Cleaner (A&E): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “To Catch a Fed,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action with Southern Methodist at Rice.
  • ESPN2 has Friday Night Fights with a cruiserweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds.
  • USA has U.S. Open Tennis coverage.

TV Marathons

BET has 18 episodes of Diff’rent Strokes.
Bravo has 12 episodes of Most Outrageous Moments.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of MythBusters.
MTV has eight hours of So You Think You Can Dance episodes.
MTV has six episodes of True Life.
Sci Fi has 22 episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise.
Spike has six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that play twice.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order tonight.

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