Tonight on the Tube: Ten Commandments, Southland & Saturday Night Live

by Jason the TVaholic on April 11, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Saturday Night Live Sketches via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the second season premiere of Groomer Has It and the series premiere of Most Outrageous, FOX Reality has the second season finale of Battle of the Bods, Hallmark has the TV movie premiere of Love Finds a Home, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Nora Roberts’ Tribute, Sci Fi has the TV movie premiere of Thor: Hammer of the Gods, and TLC has the third season finale of My First Home.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Sebastian Live comedy special.

NBC has moved Kings Saturday nights starting next week, where it will pick up from where it left off last Sunday.

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Prime Pick

The Ten Commandments (ABC): Released 1956. Charlton Heston stars as Moses in this epic classic that runs 4 hours and 44 minutes.

Solid Selections

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. In “Purgatory” from last season, Goren goes undercover while waiting to see if he will be reinstated.

Southland (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode from Thursday night replays. This is a pretty good show once you get used to the style of how it is presented.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. In “Illegitimate” from earlier this season, Bernard and Lupo are investigating a fellow NYPD officer.

Cable Choices

Easter Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. Marc Summers profiles some of your favorite Easter treats. Four more episodes about candy follow. All five episodes play again later.

Ashes to Ashes (BBC America): New. Gene thinks that he my be starting to move past his prime as a DCI. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. It’s the “Best of Will Ferrell, Volume 2.” A Steve Carell hosted episode replays right before. This episode plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • ESPN has NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Pepsi 300.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBA TV has the Detroit Pistons at the Indiana Pacers.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Sketches include Bobby Lee playing Deal or No Deal as Johnny Gan with his sidekick Pongo.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Zac Efron hosts with musical guest the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
  • Southland (USA): Repeat. The series premiere episode from Thursday night replays.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Spike has Jordin Sparks (American Idol) on tonight.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Project Runway early.
Discovery Channel has 12 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
truTV has 12 episodes of Masterminds.

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