Tonight on the Tube: College Basketball, Cop Shows & MADtv

by Jason the TVaholic on March 28, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Saturday Night Live Sketches via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS has coverage of the NCAA Basketball Championship tournament and NBC has coverage of the World Figure Skating Championships.

On cable tonight, HGTV has the fifth season finale of Color Splash, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Nora Roberts’ Midnight Bayou, Nickelodeon has the Nickelodeon’s 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, and Sci Fi has the TV movie premiere of Polar Storm.

Prime Pick

NCAA Basketball Championship (CBS): Games play from 4:30 p.m. ET to about 9:00 p.m. ET.

Solid Selections

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. The “Legacy” episode from season seven replays, where what initially looked like a suicide at a private school turns out to be a murder.

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The “Capitol Offense” episode from earlier this season replays, where a Senator wants Gibbs to investigate the death of a Naval officer.

Castle (ABC): Repeat. Monday’s episode, “Hedge Fund Homeboys,” replays.

Cable Choices

Top American Restaurants: Bon Appetit Picks the Best (Food Network): Repeat. See which American restaurants rank the best. Plays again later.

Ashes to Ashes (BBC America): New. The CID is looking into a case of a nuclear research facility worker that was murdered. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. A Will Ferrell hosted episode replays. Plays again later. A Paris Hilton and then a Justin Timberlake hosted episode replays right before this one.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NCAA Basketball Championship tournament games.
  • ESPN has a Women’s NCAA Basketball Championship game.
  • ESPN2 has a Women’s NCAA Basketball Championship game.
  • NBA TV has the Memphis Grizzlies at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • NBC has third round coverage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Cheech and Chong join in the fun.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Alec Baldwin hosted with musical guest the Jonas Brothers.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Spike has actress Niecy Nash on tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has 11 episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter tonight.
AMC has the movies Airport, Airport 1975, Airport ’77, and The Concorde: Airport ’79.
BET has 28 episodes of The Game.
Bravo has eight episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Dirty Jobs tonight.
Sci Fi has the natural disaster movies all day.
Spike has 13 episodes of The Ultimate Fighter.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
truTV has 12 episodes of Forensic Files.
USA has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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