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

by Jason the TVaholic on February 25, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Lost Episodes via iTunesOn cable tonight, Bravo has the fifth season finale of Top Chef, History the second season finale of UFO Hunters, Sundance has the first season finale of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…, and Versus has the fourth season finale of The Contender.

Prime Picks

Lost (ABC): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “316,” replays, where the Oceanic 6 find out how to get back to the island. A new episode follows.

Lost (ABC): New. We find out what happened to Locke once he got off the island. Runs 66 minutes. “316” from last week replays right before.

Life on Mars (ABC): New. Sam thinks he recognizes a killer from a case he worked in the future he is from. Starts six minutes after the hour and runs 54 minutes.

Solid Selections

Privileged (The CW): Repeat. The first season finale episode, “All About a Brand New World,” from last night replays, where Megan finds out that her father has started drinking again and Megan has finished the first draft of Laurel’s biography.

Life (NBC): New. Reese is asked to join a FBI joint taskforce. Crews and Stark investigate the murder of a financial advisor that had a thing for pigeons.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. The team is searching for the rest of a body after a buzzard drops an eyeball it was carrying.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton goes “Sub Standard” for “My Big Fat Greek Sandwich.” Both episodes play again later.

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeats. Bobby competes in a “Fish & Chips” battle and then in a “Mussels & Fries” battle. Both play again later.

Damages (FX): New. Patty starts to figure out Kendrick’s energy scheme. Frobisher is haunted by his past. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • American Idol (FOX): New. The second group of 12 semifinalists performs. Runs two hours.
  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is hunting a female serial killer that goes after high powered business executives.
  • Guy’s Big Night (Food Network): New. Guy Fieri cooks up some of his favorite recipes. Plays again later.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): New. Two new episodes play following four repeat airings of the show.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Connecticut at Marquette followed by Duke at Maryland.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Virginia Tech at Clemson followed by Texas Tech at Texas.
  • Golf Channel has Day 1 action from the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship that includes the return of Tiger Woods to tournament play.
  • NBA TV has the Atlanta Hawks at the Denver Nuggets.

Late Night

  • 10 Items or Less (TBS): Repeat. Last night’s season finale episode, “Sesquicentennial,” replays.
  • Trust Me (TNT): Repeat. Monday night’s episode, “Way Beyond the Call,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 14 episodes of Top Chef.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Special Unit 2 early.

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