Tonight on the Tube: Everybody Hates Chris, Crusoe, Numb3rs & The Starter Wife

by Jason the TVaholic on November 21, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Starter Wife Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOver on cable, CMT has Larry the Cable Guy’s Star Studded Christmas Extravaganza, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod, and TLC has the third season premiere of Say Yes to the Dress.

Prime Picks

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris gets asked out by the dorkiest girl in school.
The Game (The CW): New. Melanie meets a hot doctor at the hospital she works in.

The Mentalist (CBS): Repeat. The second episode of the season, “Red Hair and Silver Tape,” replays, where Jane comes up with an idea to use Van Pelt as bait in an attempt to smoke out a killer in Napa Valley.

Numb3rs (CBS): New. The team investigates when a freight train and a passenger train collide.

Solid Selections

Deal or No Deal (NBC): New. Someone takes another shot at the $2 million prize.

Crusoe (NBC): New. Friday has gotten sick and Crusoe is searching the island with Olivia to find a special plant that can cure him. This show started out with so much promise and has subsequently not lived up to it.

Lipstick Jungle (NBC): New. Wendy is trying to fix a big Thanksgiving dinner with local ingredients, Megan messes up Nico and Kirby’s Thanksgiving, and Victory is commissioned to design and make a wedding dress in two days. This show has not been officially cancelled, but production has been halted at 13 episodes and things don’t look promising unless a lot of people all of a sudden start watching it.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Atlon shows you a few things to do with the Thanksgiving leftovers and then deep fries a turkey. Both play again later.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): New. Dr. Keller heads to Earth with Dr. McKay to a top secret demonstration being put on by a former rival of McKay. Plays again later. The last new episode, “Remnants,” replays right before.

The Starter Wife (USA): New. Molly and Zach have to deal with relationship problems after being confronted by her stalker. Plays again later. The past three episode replay earlier in the day.

Sports Notes

  • Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving Disasters (Food Network): Repeat. Guy Fieri, Tyler Florences, Michael Symon, and Sunny Anderson give tips on fixing some serious Thanksgiving problems. Plays again later.
  • Road Tasted With the Neelys (Food Network): New. The Neelys create a Thanksgiving feast with foods from around the country. Plays again later.
  • Sanctuary (Sci Fi): New. Will must use his ability to profile to determine whether an artist’s work is real or just from a terrified imagination. Plays again later.
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (Cartoon Network): New. Jar Jar Binks gets mistaken for a Jedi Knight. Plays again later.
  • What Not to Wear (TLC): New. Clinton and Stacy take a look back at some of the biggest challenges. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Houston Rockets at the Washington Wizards followed by the New Orleans Hornets at the team that shall not be named.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball followed by college football action with Fresno State at San Jose State.

Late Night

  • House (USA): Repeat. “The Itch” from a couple of weeks ago on FOX replays, where the team is treating a guy that is afraid to leave his house and House is afraid to enter Cuddy’s.
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Nightman Cometh,” replays.

TV Marathons

MTV has five episodes of True Life.
MTV2 has 11 hours of Pimp My Ride episodes.
Sci Fi has six episodes of All Souls early.
Spike has 11 hours of CSI: NY episodes.

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