Tonight on the Tube: Bones, 200th CSI & ER Series Finale

by Jason the TVaholic on April 2, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get ER Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS has coverage of the 200th episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and the season finale of Eleventh Hour and NBC has an ER special followed by the two-hour series finale of ER.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Treasure Quest special, truTV has the sixth season finale of Speeders, and VH1 has the second season premiere of Free Radio.

On this week’s TV times Three podcast, you can listen to episode 22, “What’s the Name of That Actor I’d Like to See on TV?,” where we talked about some of our favorite actors that we’d like to see on TV again. We also touched on some recent TV news items. Lastly, we recapped the previous week in primetime by talking about the Battlestar Galactica series finale, the last couple episodes of Dollhouse, The Amazing Race, Chuck, Lost, Life, The Office, and Party Down. You can follow TVtimesThree on Twitter to easily keep up with when new episodes go live.

I am supposed to 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 it on iTunes.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): New. Cam’s ex is found half eaten by a lion at the zoo and the team investigates.

ER (NBC): Series Finale. The two-hour finale attempts to wrap up the series with Dr. Carter opening up a medical facility for the underprivileged. I may actually watch this, even though I haven’t watched the show in years. A one hour “Retrospective” plays right before.

Solid Selection

Smallville (The CW): New. Tess wants to destroy Davis and wants Clark’s help. Davis tries to get help form Chloe.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. One of Langston’s former students is murdered and he takes the lead on the investigation. This is the show’s 200th episode. Runs 61 minutes.

Eleventh Hour (CBS): Season Finale. Hood thinks that a seemingly crazy woman that says the director of the FBI stole her baby may actually be telling the truth. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton deals with “Okraphobia” and has to get “Fruit Ten From Space.” Both episodes play again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Chef Bob Iacovone taking on Iron Chef Bobby Flay replays. Plays again later.

Being Erica (SOAPnet): New. Erica gets sent back to a “perfect day.” Plays again three times on Saturday and again Sunday night.

Other Option

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. Duff and the gang make cake of the Philadelphia Eagles’ stadium. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Samantha tries taking care of Dena’s dogs in an attempt to see if she can care for something other than herself.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Wow, in a story ripped right out of Heroes, Sam and Dean find a comic book series that chronicles their lives accurately.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has the NIT final.
  • Golf Channel has first round action from the Shell Houston Open.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Washington Wizards followed by the Utah Jazz at the Denver Nuggets.

TV Marathons

Bravo has seven episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
History has five episodes The States that play twice.
Oxygen has 34 episodes Snapped.
Sci Fi has 13 episodes of Highlander followed by Highlander: The Source.
Spike has six episodes CSI: Crime Scene Investigation early.

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