Tonight on the Tube: House, Chuck, Greek, 24 & Castle

by Jason the TVaholic on April 6, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get 24 Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the series premiere of Surviving Suburbia and CBS has the NCAA Basketball Championship final.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a The Da Vinci Shroud special and a Lost Gospels special, and MTV has the fifth season premiere of The Hills.

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Prime Picks

House (FOX): New. A woman that has been caring for her dying husband suddenly gets sick, while he starts to improve.

24 (FOX): New. Jack is trying to help the FBI come up with a plan to prevent any more attacks by terrorists.

Castle (ABC): New. A dead woman is found frozen at a construction site. Beckett has memories come up that are difficult for her to deal with. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

Chuck (NBC): New. Things don’t turn out as well as Chuck had hoped after he lands his dream job and finds his father. Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap) and Chevy Chase (Saturday Night Live) guest star.

Heroes (NBC): New. Hiro and Ando find Matt Parkman and bring his son. Angela faces demons from her past.

Medium (NBC): New. Allison thinks that a woman’s weird children may be behind her disappearance.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. Rusty and Calvin are both trying to get Andy to join their respective frats. Casey and Ashleigh begin to think that Rebecca is actually a double agent. Plays again later.

Roommates (ABC Family): New. Katie goes for a job interview at Hope’s old company, which brings all kinds of lies out into the open. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again late night tomorrow.

Saving Grace (TNT): New. Rhetta and Johnny are trying to get Leon’s sentence commuted. Grace works on a case that transpires at Louie’s. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some “Funky Joints.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Surviving Suburbia (ABC): Series Premeire. Stars Bob Saget (Full House) as a suburban father and husband that doesn’t get along with others well. I laughed a couple of times, but it’s nothing new. It’s basically FOX’s ‘Til Death, which should tell you enough about why this show isn’t that good. Plays after a 92 minute Dancing With the Stars and runs 30 minutes.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Some of your favorite snack sized foods are shown. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Will Work for Food (Food Network): New. Adam tries his hand at oyster harvesting and creating a wine cave. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has the final game of the NCAA Basketball Championship tournament.
  • ESPN has three MLB games.
  • ESPN2 has two MLB games.
  • NBA TV has the Milwaukee Bucks at the New Jersey Nets.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL action.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style early.
MTV has 24 episodes of The Hills.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Stargate Atlantis early.

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1 Morjana April 6, 2009 at 4:18 am

Woo-hoo! Stargate Atlantis marathon.

:)

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