Tonight on the Tube: Kings, Desperate Housewives and Brothers & Sisters

News & Notes

Download Kings Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ION has the miniseries premiere of The Color of Magic.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has a Yellowstone: Battle for Life special, Comedy Central has a Craig Ferguson: A Wee Bit O’ Revolution special, HBO has the third season finale of Big Love, the second season finale of Flight of the Conchords and the first season finale of Eastbound & Down, MTV has the series premiere of Bully Beatdown, and WE has the fourth season premiere of Platinum Weddings.

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Prime Picks

Kings (NBC): New. The peace treaty signing has complications. This is a very interesting show. It has an interesting mix of elements. I’m looking forward to tonight’s episode after finally watching the series premiere episode last night.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Bree thinks that giving up her business will help save her marriage. Lynette has a new job. Katherine gets caught doing something she shouldn’t. Edie has her worst fear realized. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. Nora tries to help Tommy by going to the one person he hurt most. Justin is uncomfortable with how close Ryan is getting with Rebecca. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selection

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Grampa is taken to Ireland to enjoy a final pint at his favorite pub and then he and Homer decide to buy it and run it.
King of the Hill (FOX): New. Dale becomes a giant pain when Nancy leaves the small town news for the big time of Dallas.

Cold Case (CBS): New. The squad is trying to determine if a homeless mental patient killed his former psychiatrist back in 2004.

The Unit (CBS): New. The team attempts to rescue and old friend of Jonas, but things don’t go as planned. Tom tries to get information about a previous terrorist attack out of someone.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): New. Four wedding cake designers compete in a contest to make the best cake for brides they just met. Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Chef Ken Oringer takes on Iron Chef Cat Cora. Plays again later.

United States of Tara (Showtime): New. Tara’s therapist terminates treatment and she goes into a meltdown. Plays twice.

Other Options

  • The Amazing Race (CBS): New. Camel feed, speed bumps and impatient cab drivers need to be overcome to win.
  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Walt and Jesse try to cover their tracks, which affects their financial situation. Plays twice and again later.
  • Flight of the Conchords (HBO): Season Finale. Bret and Jemaine have to move in with Mel and Doug.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA action with the Miami Heat at the Detroit Pistons.
  • CBS has NCAA Basketball Championship tournament action during the day.
  • ESPN has a Women’s NCAA Championship tournament game tonight.
  • ESPN2 has a Women’s NCAA Championship tournament game today.
  • FOX has NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Food City 500.
  • NBC has NHL action.

Late Night

  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “London. Of Course,” replays.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. The season two episode, “The Benefactor,” replays. The second season continues replaying after Breaking Bad on Sundays.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of CSI: Miami.
ABC Family has nine episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
BET has 16 episodes of Family Matters.
Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of Planet Earth tonight.
History has five episodes of Band of Brothers.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
TLC has five episodes of Moving Up followed by five episodes of Dateline: Real Life Mysteries.

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