Tonight on the Tube: Chuck, Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Heroes & My Own Worst Enemy

by Jason the TVaholic on October 13, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Chuck Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the second season premiere of Samantha Who? and NBC has the series premiere of My Own Worst Enemy.

Over on cable, HBO has a Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery and TLC has the fifth season premiere of Little People, Big World.

In late night, Spike has a UFC 89 Countdown: Bisping vs. Leben special.

There is no Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles or Prison Break tonight due to baseball coverage on FOX.

The latest episode of the TV times Three Podcast is available. We talked about spoilers and how we don’t really like them and why. What is your opinion on spoilers? Listen to the podcast and let us know what you think.

TVaholic’s network and cable printable schedules were updated over the weekend and if you are reading this via email or RSS, you can find the links at the bottom of this article.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): New. Bryce is back and Chuck isn’t so happy with his return and must deal with Bryce and Sarah going undercover as a couple. This is another great episode.

Heroes (NBC): New. Claire is on the trail her first villain. Hiro tries making friends with Daphne and Ando doesn’t like it. Nathan is told by Linderman to stay with Tracy. Plus, we are supposed to see who the leader of the villains is and the father of Nathan, Peter and Gabriel.

My Own Worst Enemy (NBC): Series Premiere. A family man turns out to also be a spy, but he doesn’t know it. I really liked it and you can read why.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Raj gets mentioned in a magazine and the publicity goes to his head and he makes a play for Penny.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. The gang was thinking about having an intervention for Ted about his engagement to Stella, but called it off. Ted learns of this and makes them do it anyway.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie is taking a shot at Alan’s sweet receptionist.
Samantha Who? (ABC): Season Premiere. Cybill Shepherd guests as Regina’s nemesis, so Sam teams up with her mom to compete in a dance competition.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. The team has to deal with the Russian mob after a double murder in the Everglades.

Cable Choices

Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Transition,” replays.

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Episode four from this past season, “Live Wire,” replays, where the team is investigates the murder of a man wearing a wire.

Raising the Bar (TNT): New. Jerry agrees to a bench trial for his client. Judge Kessler has to help out with problem with another judge. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy takes you to places that are a good place for “Grabbin’ a Sandwich.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Blair and Serena are fighting, so Serena heads for a visit to Yale instead of Brown like was planned. Yale being Blair’s dream school.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Lucas heads out on his book tour. Haley continues to try and help a student in need.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Marc Summers takes a look at “Peanut Butter Bites.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Football action with the New York Giants at the Cleveland Browns.
  • FOX has Game 4 of the MLB NLCS.
  • TBS has Game 3 of the MLB ALCS.
  • Versus has NHL hockey action.

Late Night

  • Bones (TNT): Repeat. “The Finger in the Nest” from earlier this season replays.
  • The Starter Wife (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s two-hour series premiere episode, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin Queen; The Diary of a Mad Ex-Housewife,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has 20 hours of The Cleaner episodes.
ABC Family has 14 episodes of George Lopez late.
MTV has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Oxygen has nine episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Sci Fi has nine episodes of Friday the 13th: The Series early.
TLC has five hours of Little People, Big World episodes.
Travel Channel has 12 episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.

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