Over on cable, BBC America has the second season finale of Gavin & Stacy, Bravo has the series premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Golf Channel has the season premiere of Big Break X, Discovery Channel has the fifth season premiere of Dirty Jobs, and MTV has the season finale of Making the Band.
Listen to episode three, “I Can’t Believe You Like That!,” of the TV times Three podcast, where we talked about the shows or actors that we like, but many don’t. Those unpopular TV opinions that leave us the odd man out. Is there a show you really like, but you find that you are one of the few?
Presidential Debate (ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC): News Special. Tom Brokaw moderates this debate between Republican candidate John McCain and Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Runs 90 minutes and starts at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.
NCIS (CBS): New. A young female Naval officer has been murdered and a well thought of Senator asks Gibbs to solve the case.
Privileged (The CW): New. Megan has to cancel her plans with Jacob to chaperone the girls’ pool party. Rose thinks Megan should invite her sister to the party. Charlie lets slip to Marco that he is in love with Megan. This is the best new show that not nearly enough people are watching.
Lincoln Heights (ABC Family): New. It’s “The Day Before Tomorrow.” Plays again later.
Greek (ABC Family): New. Casey brings Max to the ZBZ formal and the sisters test him. Ashleigh decides she is going to find Rusty a date. Plays again late night tomorrow.
The Shield (FX): New. Vic puts a plan in motion to end the gang threat. A sleepwalking murder is investigated. Runs 67 minutes. Plays again later.
Bravo has nine episodes of The Real Housewives of New York.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Dirty Jobs tonight.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has 18 episodes of Tales From the Darkside.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.