Tonight on the Tube: Final Four, ER, Cupid & Saturday Night Light

by Jason the TVaholic on April 4, 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.

On cable tonight, Animal Planet has the Animal Planet Dog Championships 2009, Hallmark has the TV movie premiere of Love Takes Wing, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Nora Roberts’ High Noon.

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Prime Pick

NCAA Basketball Championship (CBS): Final Four. Michigan State vs. Connecticut starts at 3:00 p.m. ET and Villanova vs. North Carolina is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. ET.

Solid Selections

ER (NBC): Repeat. The “Series Finale” replays. Runs two hours.

Cupid (ABC): Repeat. Tuesday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): Repeat. It’s an “Extreme Cakes” episode with four cake decorators going all out. Two more repeat Challenge episodes follow. All three play again later.

Ashes to Ashes (BBC America): New. Gene and Alex are trying to track down a pimp and drug dealer. Plays again later.

Caddyshack (Bravo): Repeat. The classic golf comedy about a caddy trying to win a scholarship plays. Starring Chevy Chase, Bill Murray and Michael O’Keefe. Runs two hours. Plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has Final Four action from the NCAA Basketball Championship tournament.
  • ESPN has NBA action with the Detroit Pistons at the Philadelphia 76ers
  • early before the Final Four college basketball games begin.

  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: O’Reilly 300.
  • NBA TV has the Miami Heat at the Washington Wizards.
  • NBC has third round coverage of the Shell Houston Open golf tournament.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): Repeat. Sketches include “Blind Kung Fu Master.”
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Seth Rogen hosts with musical guest Phoenix.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Spike has Vanilla Ice on tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
MTV2 has 16 episodes of Rob & Big.
Travel Channel has five episodes of Treasure Hunter: Kirsten Gum.
truTV has six episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power, Privilege & Justice.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders.

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