Tonight on the Tube: Stargate Atlantis, Sanctuary, Numb3rs, Lipstick Jungle & Starter Wife

by Jason the TVaholic on November 14, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Starter Wife Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has a Super-Manny special and CBS has a The Price Is Right Salutes the Troops special.

Over on cable, BBC America has the first season finale of Newsnight and History has a Lock N’ Load special.

In late night, HBO has the sixth season finale of Real Time With Bill Maher.

Last Day to Enter our Smallville S.7 Companion Giveaway and Stargate Atlantis S.4 Companion Giveaway. All you have to do is leave a comment on the giveaway page to enter.

Prime Picks

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris decides to sneak out to go see a movie with his friends and ends up seeing shooting go down in front of the theater.
The Game (The CW): New. Melanie gets her grant taken away after being put on academic probation. Kelly goes on a date, her first one since things ended with Jason.

Crusoe (NBC): New. Cannibals have returned to the island and both Crusoe and Friday are shocked to learn who they have prisoner.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. The team finds that the murder of a surfer is connected to another crime.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. A couple of people take a shot at the $2 million prize.

The Price Is Right Salutes the Troops (CBS): New Special. Wonder how well this will do ratings wise. Probably not as good as the NCIS repeats of the last two weeks, but probably better than what previously occupied this timeslot.

Lipstick Jungle (NBC): New. Nico and Wendy are taking Victory on a getaway for the weekend. It is being reported that NBC has basically canceled this show, but they did produce all 13 episodes ordered for this second season and as of now it looks like they may continue to air them.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton shows you some sweet potato recipes and then he makes some stuffing. Both play again later.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): New. An old enemy captures Sheppard. Plays again later. The last new episode, “The Prodigal,” replays right before. Today is the last day to enter our Stargate Atlantis Season 4 Companion Book Giveaway. The odds of winning are pretty good, cause sadly, only like five people have entered so far.

The Starter Wife (USA): New. Molly finds something out about Lou’s soon to be wife. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • Sanctuary (Sci Fi): New. Magnus, Ashley and Will get separated and must figure out who they can trust. Plays again later.
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (Cartoon Network): New. Anakin and others are out on a rescue mission to get back R2-D2. Plays again later.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. A woman that has been dressing the same for two decades gets a makeover. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Denver Nuggets at the Boston Celtics followed by the Detroit Pistons at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Cincinnati at Louisville.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Gang Gets Extreme: Home Makeover Edition,” replays.

TV Marathons

MTV2 has 26 episodes of Viva La Bam.
Oxygen has eight episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Sci Fi has seven episodes of Dark Angel early.
USA has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

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