Tonight on the Tube: 5th Grader, Numb3rs, Stargate Atlantis & It’s Always Sunny

by Jason the TVaholic on September 19, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get It's Always Sunny Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the 31st season premiere of 20/20 and NBC has America’s Toughest Jobs moving into its Friday night timeslot.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has first season finale of Discovery Project Earth and G4 has first season finale of Freaky.

Prime Picks

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (FOX): New. People try to answer questions elementary school kids should know for prize money.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. The team tries to uncover a complicated murder plot after a mass poisoning at a cult, in “Atomic No. 33″ from this past season.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. Don and Charlie have differing opinions on a case that has to do with national security and Megan prepares to leave, in last season’s finale episode, “When Worlds Collide.”

Solid Selection

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Repeat. In this two-hour edition there are three finalist competing for the grand prize.

20/20 (ABC): Season Premiere. Actor Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) talks about his life, his ex, his kids, and more. Why you would want to watch is beyond me.

Cable Choices

Seinfeld (TBS): Repeats. First up is “The Frogger,” where George tries to figure out how to get an old video game. Then it is “The Maid,” where Jerry starts dating his maid.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Queen,” replays, where Teyla goes undercover on a Wraith ship.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): New. Ronan tries to save Dr. Keller, but to do so he has to revert back to his runner days. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. A woman’s shabby appearance is impeding the growth of the family business. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has coverage of Day 1 of the Ryder Cup early and later MLB action with the Minnesota Twins at the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Baylor at Connecticut.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last night’s one-hour fourth season premiere replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of The West Wing early.
Oxygen has 20 episodes of Snapped.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Special Unit 2 early.

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