News & Notes
Tonight, CBS has The Grammy Nominations Concert Live: Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night and The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, FOX has the series premiere of Secret Millionaire, MyNetworkTV has a Eyes on Kenya special, and NBC has the Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2008 special.
Over on cable, BBC America has a Should I Smoke Dope? special, Sundance has the series premiere of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…, TBS has the third season premiere of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and Versus has the fourth season premiere of The Contender.
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Pushing Daisies (ABC): New. Ned and Olive have entered a comfort food cooking contest, but things turn deadly.
Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison and Charlotte are working to save a woman in a coma and her unborn baby. Meg comes to work at Oceanside and clashes with the other members of the staff. Runs 61 minutes.
Dirty Sexy Money (ABC): New. Karen is preparing for her wedding. Tripp wants Nick to keep the wedding from going forward.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (CBS): Repeat. Watch the classic tale of Rudolph and his pulling of Santa’s sleigh. Narrated by Burl Ives.
Life (NBC): New. Crews and Reese are called in to help investigate when a sheriff’s deputy is found dead on an Indian reservation. Also, Crews goes to a charity benefit being put on by one of the people he thinks was behind his being setup and sent to prison.
Law & Order (NBC): New. It looks like a sheriff held in good regard may be a conspirator in the murder of a tourist. Guest starring Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica).
Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton makes some homemade sausage and then some tasty meatballs. Both play again later.
Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeats. Bobby competes in a “Red Velvet Cake” battle and then in a “Gingerbread” battle. Both play again later.
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Season Premiere. Two new episodes play, “Labor Paynes, Part 1 & 2″ tonight. Four repeat episode play right before.
- ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Indiana at Wake Forest followed by Michigan State at North Carolina.
- ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Penn State at Georgia Tech followed by Florida State at Northwestern.
- NBA TV has the Phoenix Suns at the New Orleans Hornets.
Bravo has 11 episodes of Top Chef.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Twilight Zone early.
Spike has nine hours of CSI: NY episodes.
Travel Channel has eight episodes of Food Paradise.