Tonight on the Tube: New Christine, Lost, Life on Mars & Damages

News & Notes

Get Lost Episodes via iTunesOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has the series premiere of Important Things With Demetri Martin, Discovery Channel has a I Was Bitten special, and Showtime has the 32nd season finale of Inside the NFL.

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Ritchie is off at science camp and Barb and Matthew have moved out, so Christine sets out to prove she can be fine on her own.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): New. Gary starts spending a lot of time with Dennis’ younger sister.

Lost (ABC): New. Locke is trying to put an end to the island’s time jumping. Ben may have a problem with his plan to get the Oceanic 6 back to the island. Runs 62 minutes. “The Little Prince” from last week replays right before.

Life on Mars (ABC): New. Sam gets a close look at the rock-n-roll lifestyle when a singing sensation starts getting death threats. Sam thinks he has uncovered a way back home. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

Lost (ABC): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Little Prince,” replays, where Kate finds that someone does know who Aaron’s parents are not. The jumping through time on the island starts to endanger the rest of the survivors. A new episode follows.

Life (NBC): New. Crews and Reese are investigating the suffocation death of the lead singer of a heavy metal cover band. It looks like Crews’ father may not be getting married after all.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. The team is investigating human trafficking and the Russian mob, which seems to be a popular crime procedural storyline this season.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton cooks up some pancakes and then some French toast. Both episodes play again later.

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeats. Bobby competes in an “Chocolate” battle and then in an “Chocolate Bread Pudding” battle. Both play again later.

Damages (FX): New. Patty decides to use the media to wage her war against who she believes is responsible for Christine’s death. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • American Idol (FOX): New. The Top 36 is selected. Runs two hours.
  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is hunting a unsub that kills his victims and then embalms them, allowing him to spend more time with them.
  • Privileged (The CW): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “All About Betrayal,” replays.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): New. Two new episodes play following four repeat airing of the show.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Syracuse at Connecticut followed by North Carolina at Duke.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Oklahoma at Baylor followed by Xavier at Dayton.

Late Night

  • Trust Me (TNT): Repeat. Monday night’s episode,”But Wait, There’s More,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of Top Chef.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne and then five episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Friday the 13th: The Series early.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Food Paradies.

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