Tonight on the Tube: Privileged, Fringe, Dirty Jobs & Leverage

by Jason the TVaholic on February 3, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Privileged Episodes at Amazon Video On DemandTonight, MyNetworkTV has the first season finale of Vice Squad.

Over on cable, History has the third season finale of The Universe and MTV has the third season finale of A Double Shot at Love.

In late night, IFC has the third season premiere of The IT Crowd.

Prime Pick

American Idol (FOX): New. It’s time to see what happened in the Hollywood Round. Runs 61 minutes.

Privileged (The CW): New. Charlie and Megan kiss. Miles’ daughter approaches Rose. Sage thinks that Luis won’t like her when he finds out she is still a virgin. I had a chance to talk with Ashley Newbrough who plays Sage, along with a couple of other online media outlets, so look for the write-up on that soon. Also, this is the first of the last three episodes of the season. There is another new episode next week and then after skipping a week, the season finale plays on Tuesday, February 24th.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. The team searches for a couple of women that were taken in the middle of the day. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

90210 (The CW): New. Naomi and Adrianna think they have devised the perfect way to tell Adrianna’s mother about the pregnancy. Annie and Ethan are having some problems. Silver gets in Dixon’s face.

Fringe (FOX): New. Olivia and Peter go undercover to try and get information on some freakish remains found in the aftermath of a downed jumbo jet. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (CBS): New. Stabler works with a convict that has been recently paroled to get a young girl that has been kidnapped returned safely.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton makes “The Case for Butter” and then makes some homemade crackers. Both episodes play again later.

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike tries his hand at pressing olives into olive oil and cleaning dirty diapers. Plays again later.

Leverage (TNT): New. The team attempts to trick a swindler into rehab and then recover the charity money he stole. It plays again later and again on Saturday afternoon.

Other Options

  • Chopped (Food Network): New. Four contestants compete by cooking up something tasty from a basket full of surprise ingredients. This episode includes working with bananas, collard greens and grits. Plays again later.
  • Nip/Tuck (FX): New. Matt is becoming jealous of Sean and Raj. Christian and Liz are trying to make things work. Runs 62 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Scrubs (ABC): New. Two new episodes play tonight. In the first, Dr. Cox finds the chief of medicine job overwhelming and goes to Dr. Kelso for help. In the second, Ted falls for a ukulele player. Meanwhile, Dr. Cox learn a lesson the hard way about trying to handle everything on your own.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Purdue at Ohio State followed by .
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • 10 Items or Less (TBS): New. Leslie puts his whistling talents to goo d use. Plays again later.
  • The Beast (A&E): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Nadia,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Hey! Mr. Pibb,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central,” replays..

TV Marathons

Bravo has nine episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Oxygen has episodes of The Bad Girls Club all day.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Tru Calling.
Spike has 10 hours of CSI: NY episodes.

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