Tonight on the Tube: Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters, Ultimate Recipe Showdown & The Unit

by Jason the TVaholic on January 4, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Tonight, NBC has a Saturday Night Live: Sports Extra special and the series premiere of Superstars of Dance.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has a Jo Koy: Don’t Make Him Angry comedy special, Food Network has the second season premiere of Ultimate Recipe Showdown, History has a Seven Deadly Sins: Pride special and a Nostradamus: 2012 special, Style has the first season finale of Ruby, and VH1 has series premiere of Confessions of a Teen Idol and the third season premiere of Rock of Love With Bret Michaels.

Still have no modem, but got to the library yesterday before it closed for a brief post about what is on tonight. You can read more about why the site hasn’t been updated in the last week or so. Hoping to be back online sometime tomorrow.

Prime Picks

Million Dollar Password (CBS): New. The guests tonight are Craig Ferguson (The Late Late Show) and tennis star Serena Williams.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Bree is battling for the affection of her son with Alex’s mother. Edie is starting to tire of Dave’s odd behavior. Lynette catches Preston talking to Porter on the phone.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. Tommy and Kevin’s animosity towards each other goes to a new level. Justin plans to move out. Saul shows up with someone from the past.

Solid Selection

24: Redemption (FOX): Repeat. The two-hour Jack Bauer saves the children in a foreign country movie replays to get you ready for next week’s season premiere.

The Unit (CBS): New. Jonas is involved in a high stakes game of baccarat in hopes of getting the help of a former CIA spy that has gone bad and save Bridget from court martial charges.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): Repeat. Steak cook-off. Plays again later.

Ultimate Recipe Showdown (Food Network): Season Premiere. This episode covers comfort foods as four home cooks battle it out for a $25,000 prize. Guy Fieri hosts. Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Iron Chef Bobby Flay takes on Chef Sabrina Tinsley. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Cold Case (CBS): New. The case of a 2007 lottery winner who was murdered is reopened.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL playoff action.
  • FOX has NFL playoff action.

TV Marathon

ABC Family has a The Secret Life of the American Teenager marathon.

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