Tonight on the Tube: Crusoe, Lipstick Jungle, Numb3rs & Starter Wife

by Jason the TVaholic on October 31, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Lipstick Jungle Episodes with Amazon Video On DemandTonight, NBC has Lipstick Jungle on its new night.

Over on cable, Sci Fi has a seven hours of Ghost Hunters live.

In network show shuffling news, CBS has pulled The Ex List from its lineup. It will be replaced with reruns of other CBS shows, starting this week with NCIS. NBC has moved Life to Wednesdays, where it will now play between Knight Rider and Law & Order.

Prime Picks

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris tries helping the football team with homework in hopes of being able to hang out with them.
The Game (The CW): New. Malik and Robin put on a belated wedding reception hoping to attract some media attention.

Crusoe (NBC): New. Crusoe and Friday try to scare off a band of mutineers that have landed on the island. Hopefully, the action will pick up with this episode, because last week was boring.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. The team is investigating the stealing of high-end merchandise. Don has to deal with the loss of one of his men.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. A guy attempts to win money so he can buy the car he has always dreamed of driving.

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. An undercover assignment for Ziva turns deadly in “Recoil” from last season.

Lipstick Jungle (NBC): New. Victory is trying to get her new flagship store opened, but the big plans of her publicist are starting to overshadow things. This will be the show’s new timeslot, but if the ratings don’t at least improve a bit over the numbers they have been getting on Wednesdays, it won’t last much longer.

Cable Choices

Road Tasted With the Neelys (Food Network): Repeat. The Neelys head to Minneapolis-St. Paul to sample some tasty treats. Plays again later.
Rachael’s Vacations (Food Network): New. Rachael takes in the local tastes in Sydney, Australia. Plays again later.

What Not to Wear (TLC): New. Stacy and Clinton are taking a look back at some of the women they have helped. Plays again later.

The Starter Wife (USA): New. Molly and Zach continue to get distracted, which includes her ex showing up. Plays again later. The first four hours of the series replay earlier in the day.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Chicago Bears at the Boston Celtics followed by the San Antonio Spurs at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Wofford at Appalachian State.

Late Night

  • House (USA): Repeat. “Lucky Thirteen” from earlier this season replays, where Thirteen brings a girl she had been partying with in and House takes her case.
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Sweet Dee Has a Heart Attack,” replays.

TV Marathons

AMC has Halloween 1, 4 & 5.
Bravo has the five-part The 100 Scariest Movie Moments tonight.
Cartoon Network has 31 episodes of Goosebumps.
MTV has eight episodes of Fear Factor.
MTV2 has 16 episodes of MTV Cribs.
Sci Fi has 11 episodes of Ghost Hunters followed by the seven hour live Halloween special.
Spike has The Omen I, II & III.

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