Tonight on the Tube: Sarah Connor Chronicles, Friday Night Lights & Party Down

by Jason the TVaholic on March 27, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Friday Night Lights via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS has coverage of the NCAA Basketball Championship tournament, as well as earlier in the day.

Over on cable, BBC America has the first season finale of Mistresses, Cartoon Network has the second season finale of Ben 10: Alien Force, and TLC has a A Blooming Business special.

Prime Picks

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX): New. Sarah stashes John in a safe house with Charley. Cameron and Derek are having trouble working together after she reveals a secret. Runs 61 minutes.

Friday Night Lights (NBC): New. Saracen’s grandma starts heading downhill fast mentally. Lyla finds out that she got into her first choice college. Tension between J.D. and his father grows.

Dateline NBC (NBC): New. NBC investigates and reports. No Numb3rs tonight because of basketball and since 20/20 is a repeat, this gets bumped up. They are talking about the financial crisis and families in debt tonight.

Solid Selections

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris gets his license and wants to buy his first car. Runs 30 minutes.

Dollhouse (FOX): New. Echo is sent back to college after a deadly outbreak on a college campus and she starts to remember parts of her past life. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. Here’s hoping that last week wasn’t a fluke and the series starts to build from there going forward.

20/20 (ABC): Repeat. ABC investigates and reports.

Cable Choices

Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi): Repeat. Last week’s season finale, “Daybreak, Part 2,” replays 128 minutes before Stargate: The Ark of Truth plays tonight.

Mistresses (BBC America): Season Finale. Katie gets accused of killing her patient. Trudi has to face her husband.

Head Case (Starz): New. Dr. Goode is having trouble with her wedding planner. Larry Miller comes in for some therapy.
Party Down (Starz): New. The group is working a conservative caucus meeting where Arnold Schwarzenegger is supposed to be a guest speaker. I’ve seen the 1st and 3rd episodes of this show and really like it, so am looking forward to seeing what happened in episode two tonight.

Other Option

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Bit by a Dead Bee,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has Friday Night Fights with a heavyweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds.
  • Golf Channel has second round coverage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
  • NBA TV has the Boston Celtics at the Atlanta Hawks.

Late Night

  • Damages (FX): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “Look What He Dug Up This Time,” replays.
  • House (USA): Repeat. The episode, “Here Kitty,” from a couple weeks ago on FOX replays, where House sets out to show that a cat can’t actually predict the death of patients at a nursing home.

TV Marathon

Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Sentinel.

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