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

by Jason the TVaholic on November 7, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Starter Wife Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the series premiere of Whale Wars, CMT has a CMT Crossroads: Def Leppard and Taylor Swift special, Discovery Channel has the third season premiere of Survivorman, and History has the series premiere of Shadow Force.

In giveaway news, enter for a chance to win a Smallville: The Official Companion Season 7 or Stargate Atlantis: The Official Companion Season 4 or both. All you have to do is leave a comment on either of the entry pages and one winner for each will be selected at random.

Prime Picks

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris is trying to breakup Doc and his new girl and Tonya starts wearing a bra to get attention at school.
The Game (The CW): New. Kelly plans to hang out with friends from high school. Jason heads to one of Malik’s parties to try and forget about his problems with Kelly.

Crusoe (NBC): New. Crusoe and Friday go about trying to get an old boat out of a tree. Crusoe also comes across an old compass that seems to be working.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. A magician goes missing during one of his shows and the team investigates.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. Two people go after the money, but most likely go home with not much.

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The team is investigating a death on a top-secret Naval ship that seems to have been abandoned in “Chimera” from last season.

Lipstick Jungle (NBC): New. Apparently it is time to “Let the Games Begin.”

Cable Choices

Road Tasted With the Neelys (Food Network): Repeat. The Neelys head to Kansas City to sample some tasty treats. Plays again later.
Rachael’s Vacations (Food Network): Repeat. Rachael takes in the local tastes in Barcelona, Spain. Plays again later.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): New. Sheppard and McKay try to make it to the gate room when Atlantis is plunged into darkness. Plays again later. The last new episode, “Inquisition,” replays right before. Enter our Stargate Atlantis Season 4 Companion book giveaway.

The Starter Wife (USA): New. Kenny is threatening to put a stop to Molly’s movie, so she does something unexpected to keep in on track. Plays again later. Look for a 10-hour marathon of previous episodes over on Oxygen leading up to this new episode.

Sports Notes

  • Sanctuary (Sci Fi): New. The Sanctuary team starts showing their animal attraction for each other after a pair of cute little mating abnormals are brought in. Plays again later.
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (Cartoon Network): New. Anakin is searching for R2-D2 after he gets lost during a battle. Plays again later. The “Rookies” episode replays right before.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. Friends of a woman that likes to buy all her clothes at thrift store go to Clinton and Stacy for some help. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Miami Heat at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Denver Nuggets.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Nevada at Fresno State.

Late Night

  • House (USA): Repeat. “Joy” from earlier this season replays, where a guy is found to be sleepwalking and having blackouts and House learns that Cuddy is looking to adopt a baby.
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Gang Cracks the Liberty Bell,” replays.

TV Marathons

Oxygen has 10 episodes of The Starter Wife, which includes five episodes of the miniseries and then the first five episodes of this season.
Sci Fi has seven episodes of Doctor Who early.
USA has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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