News & Notes
Over on cable, A&E has the second season premiere of Parking Wars, BBC America has a special two-hour edition of BBC World News America, Bravo has the fifth season finale of Project Runway, Comedy Central has the series premiere of David Alan Grier’s Chocolate News, Discovery Channel has the series premieres of Time Warp and Prototype This, and Sci Fi has the second season finale of Destination Truth.
In Wednesday show news, unbelievably, NBC has ordered six more Knight Rider scripts.
Pushing Daisies (ABC): New. Olive’s friend at the nunnery is thought to have committed suicide, but she thinks it was murder. So, Chuck, Emerson and Ned go undercover at the convent to see what they can find out. I really hope more people start watching this.
Presidential Debate (ABC, CBS & NBC): News Special. Bob Schieffer of CBS News moderates the debate tonight between the Barack Obama (D) and John McCain (R). Runs 90 minutes. Begins at 9:00 p.m. ET.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Christine tries dating a guy that specializes in reptile parties hoping that it will help Ritchie get into the Reptile Club.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): New. Gary wants his pool table back and tells Allison that he will let out some racy photos of her if she doesn’t. Really like this show, it gets better each week.
Due to the debate and baseball there are no second or third hour solid selections tonight.
Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton gets a “Choux Shine” before taking on “Puff the Magic Pastry.” Both play again later.
MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Repeat. An episode about ninja myths replays. Plays again later.
Sons of Anarchy (FX): New. Some old bones get discovered near Charming and Clay has to deal with some old secrets. The club sets out to win some money in a bare-knuckle brawl. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.
- 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.
- Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Repeats. Six episodes replay tonight.
- ESPN2 has NBA preseason basketball action.
- FOX has Game 5 of the MLB NLCS with the Philadelphia Phillies up 3-1 over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the series.
- Greek (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Popular Vote,” replays.
- It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (FX): Repeats. Last Thursday’s episode, “Who Pooped in the Bed?,” replays.
Bravo has 14 episodes of Project Runway.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has six episodes of All Souls.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest Songs of the ’80s.