Tonight on the Tube: Election Coverage, Privileged & The Shield

by Jason the TVaholic on November 4, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Privileged Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will all have election coverage.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has a The Daily Show and Colbert Report Election Night 2008 special, FOX Reality has the first season finale of Give Me My Reality Show! and the second season premiere of My Bare Lady, and Sci Fi has the third season finale of Scare Tactics.

Listen to episode seven, “I Miss That Show…,” of the TV times Three podcast, where we talked about the shows we wish had been given a chance to go longer and shows we would like to see back.

Prime Pick

Election Coverage (ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC): News Specials. Watch the election results unfold on whichever is your favorite network or you can head over to CNN, FOX and MSNBC on cable to see what is going down today. Runs until someone wins.

Solid Selections

90210 (The CW): New. Annie and Dixon are told about their father’s son that he never new until recently he had. Silver has some friends over and things get out of control. Annie and Ethan are trying to hide their new relationship from everyone.

Privileged (The CW): New. Megan finds out something about Laurel’s past. Sage tries to launch her modeling career and it starts to cause problems between her and Rose, as Rose tries to focus on school. Read an interview with executive producer Rina Mimoun about the show.

Cable Choices

Lincoln Heights (ABC Family): New. Tay gets in trouble with a girl he met at the studio and Jenn and Cassie are protesting. Plays again later.

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike finds out about some of the dirty jobs past presidents held before being elected to office, which can be a pretty dirty job in itself. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.

The Shield (FX): New. Vic gives a bounty to the gangs and David is trying to control the investigation by ICE. Runs 62 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Big Break X (Golf Channel): New. A player is creating problems for themselves with the rest of the contestants. Plays again later.
  • Rita Rocks (Lifetime): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has college football action with Miami (OH) at Buffalo.

Late Night

  • Frank TV (TBS): New. Politically oriented sketches. Plays again later.
  • Raising the Bar (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s first season finale episode, “Shop Til You Drop,” replays.
  • Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Hell Followed,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
History has five episodes of UFO Files that play twice.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has the three-part, six-hour The Lost Room miniseries early.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.
Travel Channel has five episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
USA has 17 episodes of House.
VH1 has eight episodes of Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy.

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