Tonight on the Tube: Smallville, Grey’s Anatomy, The Office, 30 Rock & Life on Mars

by Jason the TVaholic on November 13, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Watch The Office Episodes at Amazon Video On DemandWill be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac later today. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT and I, along with Amrie from Seat42f, among other places, will be on at 3:20 p.m. PT, so why not drop on in and listen live. Also, you can call in or join the chat room.

Enter our Smallville S.7 Companion and Stargate Atlantis S.4 Companion giveaways. Tomorrow is the last day to enter and the odds of winning are really good right now, especially on the Smallville one. All you have to do is leave a comment on the giveaway page to enter.

A note on the JoAnna Garcia and Brian Hallisay interview that I thought I was going to be able to get posted yesterday, I still need to listen to it and go through the transcript one more time and clean a few things up.

In ER news, tonight is the episode with Anthony Edwards returning in flashbacks as Dr. Mark Greene.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): New. Chloe’s memories have been taken over by Kryptonian code from Braniac, so Clark takes her to the Fortress in hopes that Jor-El can save her. Smallville S.7 Companion Book Giveaway

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. One of Meredith’s oldest friends becomes an intern at Seattle Grace. Lexie is taking the lead in helping her fellow interns with some unorthodox surgical training. Runs 61 minutes. Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica) begins an arc on the show tonight and Kevin McKidd has been made a regular cast member.

Life on Mars (ABC): New. A guy that wants doctors at a county hospital to reverse a surgery on his brother is holding everyone there hostage and Sam must figure out a way to diffuse the situation. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

My Name Is Earl (NBC): New. Earl harkens back to his first anniversary with Joy. Runs 30 minutes.

The Office (NBC): New. Michael gets sent to Canada on business and he takes Andy and Oscar with him. Jim can’t wait until Pam is back from art school. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): New. Jennifer Aniston (Friends) guest stars as a friend of Liz and Jenna and ends up falling for Jack. Runs 29 minutes.

Eleventh Hour (CBS): New. A frozen body of a woman is found on the beach and Jacob is called in to investigate. It turns out that it is quite hot out, but she doesn’t seem to be thawing. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Cable Choices

Rachael Ray’s Thanksgiving in 60 (Food Network): Repeat. Learn how to prepare a full holiday meal in an hour. Plays again later.

American Chopper (TLC): Repeat. The guys are building the “POW/MIA 3″ bike.” Plays again later.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): New. The gang picks someone to receive an extreme home makeover from them. Plays again later. Runs 31 minutes and plays again later.

Other Options

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. The team is trying to investigate a shooting in Koreatown, but no one is talking. Runs 61 minutes.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Dean, Ruby and Sam are looking for Anna, because she can hear angels talking.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action with Virginia Tech at Miami.
  • NFL Network has the New York Jets at the New England Patriots.
  • TNT has a NBA doubleheader with the Denver Nuggets at the Cleveland Cavaliers followed by the Detroit Pistons at the Golden State Warriors.

Late Night

  • The Starter Wife (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “The Ex Files,” replays.

TV Marathon

Oxygen has 12 episodes of Grace Under Fire followed by 16 episodes of Snapped.
Sci Fi has 15 episodes of Tales From the Darkside early.
USA is playing three James Bond movies starring Pierce Brosnan.

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