Tonight on the Tube: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Prison Break & The Closer

by Jason the TVaholic on September 8, 2008

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News & Notes

Download The Closer Episodes at Amazon UnboxTonight, ABC has the first season finale of High School Musical: Get in the Picture and the CMA Musical Festival: Country’s Night to Rock special and FOX has second season premiere of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Over on cable, A&E has the fifth season finale of Intervention, Bravo has the first season finale of Date My Ex: Jo & Slade, E! has the sixth season premiere of Dr. 90210, and ESPN has the 39th season premiere of Monday Night Football with a doubleheader.

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Check out what I’ll be watching on Sundays and let me know what you’ll be watching. Will be posting what I’ll be watching on Mondays later today.

Prime Picks

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX): Season Premiere. John spends his 16th birthday dealing with his destiny after the Jeep explosion. Check out some photos from tonight’s episode. Watch some video interview clips with Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau and executive producer Josh Friedman.

Prison Break (FOX): New. Michael and the gang have only one day to find the next card or it is back to jail. Mahone is out for revenge. T-Bag may have found himself a sweet deal. Check out some photos from tonight’s episode.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. Julia gets Horatio arrested, in “Ambushed” from last season.

Solid Selections

Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Blair is setting out to become royalty, but things don’t go as planned at first. Chuck has plans of his own regarding Blair and her new royal boyfriend. Dan and Serena are keeping their White Party hookup under wraps. Another great episode of this show, fans will not be disappointed.

One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Lucas and his new fiancé are planning their dream wedding. Brooke asks for help from an unexpected source to fight off the threat to her business. Jaime sees Deb and Skills kissing.

Dateline NBC (NBC): Repeat. NBC investigates and reports or you could watch the last hour of the country music thing on ABC. Neither make for a very good choice.

Cable Choices

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Split Ends,” replays.

The Closer (TNT): New. Two detectives from south of the border are found dead in the back of a truck. Plays again later. Next week is the summer finale.

Raising the Bar (TNT): New. Kellerman is defending a man accused of murder, but there was an eyewitness to the crime that says it was someone else, but he has trouble getting him to the courtroom. Plays again later. I found this episode to be a bit redundant, as it was too similar to the first episode. Hopefully, things change up a bit in future episodes.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Great Expectations,” replays.
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Repeat. Sheldon gets sick and the guys leave an unsuspecting Penny to take care of him, in “The Pancake Batter Anomaly.”
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. The second Britney Spears guest appearance and it didn’t work out all that well, in “Everything Must Go” from this past season.
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. Christine is trying to get Barb to think she is cool by taking a walk on the wild side, in “Burning Down the House” from this past season.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. Alan is planning his mother’s wedding, while Charlie is getting busy with his soon to be step-sister, in “Look at Me, Mommy, I’m Pretty” from this past season.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Dunkin Donuts, Mrs. Butterworth and more breakfast items are profiled. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader Monday Night Football action with the Minnesota Vikings at the Green Bay Packers followed by the Denver Broncos at the Oakland Raiders.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. “Comrades” replays.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. Last Fridays episode, “Mr. Monk’s 100th Case,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Talk Derby to Me,” replays. Read my interview with the writer of this episode.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has first five episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager tonight and the next five episode tomorrow leading up to the summer finale tomorrow night.
Bravo has seven episodes of Date My Ex: Jo & Slade.
FX has 15 episodes of The Bernie Mac Show.
Sci Fi has 16 episodes of Tales From the Darkside.
USA has 13 episodes of NCIS.

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