Tonight on the Tube: World Series, Easy Money, Desperate Housewives, Dexter & Entourage

by Jason the TVaholic on October 26, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Find Dexter Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, AMC has second season finale of Mad Men, HBO has the series premiere of Calzaghe/Jones 24/7, History has the third season premiere of Cities of the Underworld, and WE has the fifth season finale of Bridezillas and the series premiere of My Fair Wedding.

Prime Picks

Valentine (The CW): New. Last week’s episode was actually decent with a little extra mystery tossed in at the end. Phoebe is to reignite the passions of two former lovers at a bookstore.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Looking forward to seeing some of what went on during the five years from last season to this one. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. Rebecca has found her mother’s file on Ryan Lafferty and begins to once again question her truthfulness.

Solid Selections

The Amazing Race (CBS): New. A team ends up in a little trouble with the law.

Cold Case (CBS): New. The team is investigating the murder of a Marine who went AWOL and then was found dead.

The Unit (CBS): New. The ladies are asked to go undercover with Jonas.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): New. Check out some “Outrageous Pumpkins” in this competition. Plays again later.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Dexter is tracking a killer. Meanwhile, Rita has a medical emergency. Plays again later.

Mad Men (AMC): Season Finale. With Don gone the office is trying to cope and Betty finds out some unsettling news. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Joan is back to work and some new problems arise. Denise and Frank are still trying to figure out their separation. Plays again later.
  • Californication (Showtime): New. Hank moves in with Lew and Charlie starts investing in adult films. Plays twice.
  • Chef Jeff Project (Food Network): New. The crew has to work on their own after Jeff cuts his hand preparing a party for a fashion launch. Plays again later.
  • Easy Money (The CW): New. Bobette and Morgan are after a businessman that is delinquent on his loan. Morgan is bothered by Julia professor.
  • Entourage (HBO): New. Turtle gets a seat next to actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler. Vince is being pursued by Josh Weinstein.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chef Michael Symon takes on chef Chris Cosentino. Plays again later.
  • Skins (BBC America): New. Sid thinks Cassie is cheating on him and his home life is in shambles. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Pep Boys Auto 500.
  • CBS has NFL action.
  • ESPN has college football action with Central Florida at Tulsa.
  • FOX has NFL action followed by Game 4 of the MLB World Series with the Philadelphia Phillies up 2-1 over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. Episode seven, “A No-Rough-Stuff Type Deal,” replays.
  • The Shield (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Parracide,” replays.
  • Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “The Pull,” replays.
  • The Starter Wife (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Mollywood,” replays. Also, replays earlier in the day.

TV Marathons

BET has 22 episodes of Girlfriends.
Disney Channel has 15 episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place.
History has five episodes of MonsterQuest followed by six episodes of Gangland.
Oxygen has 28 episodes of Snapped.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 daedroug October 28, 2008 at 5:50 pm

Do you or either of the other two of you on the podcast ever watch True Blood on Sundays?

2 Jason the TVaholic October 29, 2008 at 6:14 am

daedroug, I don’t and I don’t think the other two do either. I gave it three episode, but just couldn’t get into it.

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