Tonight on the Tube: 24, Big Bang Theory, Chuck & Saving Grace

News & Notes

Get 24 Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the 13th season finale of The Bachelor and CBS has the third season premiere of Rules of Engagement.

Over on cable, BET has a Rip the Runway special and the series premiere of Harlem Heights, Discovery Channel has a Rampage!: Riot Rampage 2 special and a Nature’s Deadliest special, History has the second season premiere of Ax Men, MTV has the series premiere of College Life, and TNT has the second winter season premiere of Saving Grace.

Prime Picks

24 (FOX): New. Two episodes play tonight. Dubaku’s plan moves up to his boss, Gen. Juma. Jack is trying to uncover the continued threat and what the new target may be. Runs two hours.

Medium (NBC): New. Someone gets “A Taster of Her Own Medicine.”

Solid Selections

Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck breaks things off with Sarah, but gets jealous when she tries to seduce a Fulcrum agent to get information. Morgan crashes at Chuck’s, which Awesome and Ellie love.

Heroes (NBC): New. Matt and Peter set out to rescue Daphne from Building 26. Claire gets some help to get Alex out of the city. Sylar begins to remember his mother.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. Pirates have taken over yacht. Calleigh and Delko move forward relationship-wise.

Cable Choices

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family): New. Everyone gets together on a plan to get Amy to make a decision once and for all on what she wants to do with the baby. Plays again later twice.

Kyle XY (ABC Family): New. Kyle and Jesse try to find out what really happened to Sarah. Plays again late night tomorrow.

Saving Grace (TNT): Series Premiere. Grace and the rest of the squad is trying to track down a serial killer that is mutilating women. Christina Ricci begins her guest stint as Grace’s new partner. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel): New. Tony visits Sri Lanka. Plays twice and again later.
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny and Sheldon end up in a fight after a paintball game, but Leslie and Wolowitz end up with a little romance after.
  • Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton prepares wild salmon. Plays again later.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Barney is action weird, so the gang thinks he may have a secret girlfriend.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): Season Premiere. Audrey finds out that Russell loves Broadway musicals and promises not to tell anyone, if she can get some free tickets. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Charlie is trying to get a half-naked woman out of his room, before Chelsea shows up. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Will Work for Food (Food Network): New. Adam tries his hand at being a cranberry harvester and an ice sculptor. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Villanova at Notre Dame followed by Baylor at Texas.
  • ESPN2 has women’s college basketball action with Connecticut at Rutgers.
  • NBA TV has the Dallas Mavericks at the team that shall not be named.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • Bones (TNT): Repeat. The last new episode on FOX, “The Princess and the Pair,” replays, where they are investigating the death of a female sci-fi enthusiast during a sci-fi convention.
  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Sins of Omission,” replays.

TV Marathons

Oxygen has 12 of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Jake 2.0 early.
Travel Channel has eight episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.

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