Tonight on the Tube: Chuck, Prison Break, Samantha Who? & Monday Night Football

by Jason the TVaholic on November 24, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Chuck Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, MyNetworkTV has the first season finale of Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed.

Listen to episode nine, “TV Leftovers,” of the TV times Three podcast, where we talked about some recent cancellations and other news, reruns, who from TV we’d like to invite over for Thanksgiving dinner, and our primetime wrap-up included thoughts on last week’s Desperate Housewives, Chuck, Pushing Daisies, Life, Grey’s Anatomy, Ugly Betty and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. I know I’m biased, but I think it is our best episode yet. At least we had a lot of fun recording it. And, as always, we’d really like to hear your thoughts on the show.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): New. The discovery about Jill plays out and Ellie is trying to put together the perfect Thanksgiving dinner because Capt. Awesome’s parents are coming over. I am so loving this season of Chuck.

Heroes (NBC): New. Another eclipse happens and it impacts everyone’s powers. Arthur sends Elle and Sylar to find Claire. Ando, Hiro and Matt attempt to find out what Daphne has been hiding.

My Own Worst Enemy (NBC): New. Edward is trying to find his parents’ killer. Angie’s father is coming for the holiday. Tom and his wife try to rekindle things.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard starts dating a new woman and Sheldon is happy that she lives up to his standards.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted comes home to find Robin’s date sitting on the couch naked.

Prison Break (FOX): New. Michael and the General come face to face and may be betrayed by one of his own crew.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. A killer is running rampant in Miami and an officer may be too close to what is going on.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Atlon makes the perfect butter cream icing. Plays again later.
How’d That Get on My Plate? (Food Network): Repeat. See how “Cocoa” goes from the farm to your favorite foods. Plays again later.

Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeats. Episodes about “Celebrations” and “Turkey Day” replay. Both play again later.

Bones (TNT): Repeat. The episode, “The Con Man in the Meth Lab,” from a couple of weeks ago on FOX replays, where Booth deals with his younger brother coming to town.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places with “Not What You’d Expect” food. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Nathan gets a tryout with a pro team. Peyton is attempting to get Mia to work on her second album. Julian wants Brooke to design clothes for the movie.
  • Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Sam invites Owen over to her parents’ house for dinner.
  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (NBC): New. Being obsessed with the three dots seems to have paid off for Sarah. Ellison meets someone that is important.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie is trying to cover for Jake who has gone off with the neighbor’s daughter. Alan gets himself a date because of Charlie’s car.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Football action with the Green Bay Packers at the New Orleans Saints.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action.
  • Versus has NHL hockey action.

TV Marathons

Bravo has seven episodes of Flipping Out.
Disney Channel has 11 episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place.
Oxygen has 22 episodes of Living Single.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Twilight Zone early.

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