News & Notes
Over on cable, History has the series premiere of Warriors, Travel Channel has the series premiere of Bridget’s Sexiest Beaches, and VH1 has the first season finale of Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House.
I will be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac today at about 4:00 p.m. PT, give or take a few minutes, along with Amrie from Seat42f, among other places. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT and runs two hours. Kate O’Hare of Hot Cuppa TV is usually on in the first hour. You can listen live or later or download on . Update 4:10 p.m.: Apparently, there is no TV Talk this week, as I just found out when I tried to call in.
Bones (FOX): New. A couple finds a corpse at the bottom of a gorge. While examining it back at the lab something starts to ooze out of it, putting the lab in lockdown mode. This is the first of 11 new episodes straight.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Derek discovers that more than half of his patients have died and then quits. Izzie’s interns learn something about “Patient X.” Runs 62 minutes.
Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison is getting her flirt on with a colleague at St. Ambrose. Sheldon and Pete both want Violet to take a paternity test. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.
Smallville (The CW): New. Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210) guest stars once again as Linda Lake. She wants an exclusive from Clark and threatens to reveal his secret if he doesn’t, so he decides to tell Lois his secret and have her write the story.
The Office (NBC): New. Kevin gets different advice from each of Pam, Jim and Andy on how he should pursue a woman he likes. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): New. Liz can’t get out of jury duty leaving the cast and crew to run amok. Jack gets excited about a new product launch. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
Eleventh Hour (CBS): New. People are turning into homicidal maniacs during Fashion Week in New York City and Hood is called in to investigate. Starts one minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton visits the “Peanut Gallery” to see if “Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut.” Both episodes play again later.
Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Chef Fortunato Nicotra takes on Iron Chef Morimoto. Plays again later.
Being Erica (SOAPnet): New. Erica gets sent back to the beginning of her college career where she learns to standup for herself. Plays again Saturday afternoon and late night Sunday.
- Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. Duff and the gang make a haunted chapel cake. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
- The Beast (A&E): New. Barker and Ellis are investigating a college professor that may be a spy using the job as a cover. Another FBI agent is trying to set Ellis up to fail. Plays twice and again later twice.
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. Riley and Langston are taken as hostages after a shootout in what used to be a very quiet community. Runs 61 minutes.
- ER (NBC): New. Eric La Salle and Noah Wyle both guest star tonight.
- Supernatural (The CW): New. People aren’t dying in a small town, cause the Reapers seem to be gone.
- ESPN has college basketball games from the Big East Tournament all day.
- ESPN2 has college basketball games from the Big 12 Tournament and the ACC Tournament all day.
- Golf Channel has Round 1 action from the WGC CA Championship.
- TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Los Angeles Lakers at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Phoenix Suns.
Bravo has six episodes of The Millionaire Matchmaker.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Roseanne followed by 14 episodes of Snapped.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Doctor Who early.