Tonight on the Tube: Chuck, NCIS, Primeval & Saturday Night Live

by Jason the TVaholic on September 20, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Saturday Night Live Sketches via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, BBC America has the second season premiere of Primeval and TLC has the series premiere of Over Designed.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): Repeat. Bryce Larkin, super spy and former friend of Chuck and partner of Sarah, returns and needs Chuck’s help to prove he isn’t a rogue agent, in “Chuck Versus the Nemesis.”

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The team is investigating the assassination of an Admiral, in “Designated Target” from last season.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. Goren finds a photo at his mom’s gravesite, which leads to a dangerous investigation, in this past season’s finale on USA, “Frame.”

Solid Selections

The Unit (CBS): Repeat. The team is trying to get a chip back that could help stop a terrorist attack, in “Inside Out” from last season.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. They are trying to find a killer that slays parents in front of their kids, in “Kissinger” from this past season on USA.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): Repeat. The case of a murdered beauty queen is profiled.

Cable Choice

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton tells you everything you need to know about salt. Plays again later.

Primeval (BBC America): Season Premiere. Claudia has disappeared and Cutter is trying to make sense of it. Plays again later. Last week’s season one finale episode replays right before.

Trading Spaces (TLC): New. A young mother and a grandmother want to repair their relationship before it’s too late. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): Repeats. Four episodes with Iron Chef Michael Symon now in charge of things replay. All play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has regional college football action and later Saturday Night College Football with Georgia (3) at Arizona State.
  • CBS has college football with Florida (4) at Tennessee.
  • ESPN has three college football games with LSU (6) at Auburn (10) capping off the day.
  • ESPN2 has a college football game and then NASCAR racing Roadloans.com 200.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • FOX Sports regional networks have college football all day.
  • NBC has Ryder Cup golf action.
  • Versus has college football action with Utah (20) at Air Force.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Safe Havens,” replays.
  • MADtv (FOX): New. A faux celebrity roast, a music video parody and more of Johnny Gan.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. James Franco hosts with musical guest Kings of Leon.
  • The Shield (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Money Shot,” replays.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. The guest this week is Niecy Nash (Do Not Disturb). Check out my interview with Spike.

TV Marathons

CMT has eight episodes of Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy..
History has six episodes of MonsterQuest early.
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Snapped.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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