Tonight on the Tube: Scrubs, Better Off Ted, Lost & Life on Mars

by Jason the TVaholic on March 25, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Lost Episodes via iTunesTonight, CBS has Survivor and FOX has American Idol on a special night due to the NCAA tournament and yesterday’s presidential press conference, respectively. MyNet has a Shaken Not Stirred special.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has the first season finale of Important Things With Demetri Martin, Discovery Channel has a Cocaine Nation special, a Heroin Nation special and a Disaster on K2 special, Science Channel has the first season finale of Against the Elements, Travel Channel has the first season finale of Man v. Food, and WE has the first season finale of Little Miss Perfect.

Prime Picks

Scrubs (ABC): New. The senior staff is surprised by the insight of the interns. J.D.’s ego gets out of control.
Better Off Ted (ABC): New. Veronica is worried about the after affects of freezing Phil. An attempt to grow cow-less meat is made.

Lost (ABC): New. Everyone on the island is in danger when a survivor goes rogue. Runs 62 minutes.

Life on Mars (ABC): New. Sam gets accused of murder and starts to doubt his own innocence. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes. Next week is the series finale.

Solid Selections

American Idol (FOX): New. The top 10 perform classic Motown songs. Runs two hours.

Life (NBC): New. The co-workers of a coroner are the suspects in his death. Ted tries to reconnect with his daughter again.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. The team is searching for the killer of a Native American chief, but communication with the suspects seems to be difficult.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton gets a “Tuna, Surprise!” when he attempts “Fishing Whole.” Both episodes play again later.

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby competes in a “Ravioli” battle and then a “Deep Dish Pizza” battle repeat follows. Both play again later.

Damages (FX): New. Ellen gets the FBI to go after Patty in a different way. Runs 63 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. A serial arsonist who strikes smalltown group meeting places is hunted by the team.
  • Bones (TNT): Repeat. Last week’s episode on FOX, “The Bones Taht Foam,” episode replays.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Repeats. Six episodes replay tonight.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Boston Celtics at the Orlando Magic followed by the Utah Jazz at the Phoenix Suns.
  • ESPN2 has NIT tournament action.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “Bit by and Dead Bee,” replays.
  • Saving Grace (TNT): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Live Ones,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of Project Runway.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Living Single early.
Sci Fi has seven episodes of Tru Calling early.
VH1 has eight episodes of I Love the New Millennium.

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