Tonight on the Tube: Scrubs, Better Off Ted, Lost & The Unusuals

by Jason the TVaholic on April 15, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Lost Episodes via iTunesTonight, FOX has Bones on a special night.

Over on cable, Bravo has a Kathy Griffin comedy special followed by The A-List Awards, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Pitchmen, and TV Land has the series premiere of The Cougar.

On this week’s TV times Three podcast, Episode 24, “So Long,” we talked about some of our favorite TV show series finales and some we didn’t really care for. We also touched on some recent TV news items. Lastly, we recapped the previous week in primetime by talking about the Chuck, House, Fringe, Lost, Harper’s Island, Parks & Recreation, and Southland.

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Prime Picks

Scrubs (ABC): New. This is the conclusion to last week’s episode, where the gang is in the Bahamas for the Janitor and Lady’s wedding.
Better Off Ted (ABC): New. Linda ends up taking an experimental drug that has some wacky side effects.

Lost (ABC): New. Miles is supposed to deliver an important package. It looks like we are going to get some more back-story on Miles this week. Runs 62 minutes.

The Unusuals (ABC): New. The family that does the crimes together, does time together, or so the detectives that are sent scrambling from due to their crime spree hope. Shraeger is supposed to be looking into Walsh’s past. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. A body is found flatten in a bale of cardboard. Brennan and Booth see Sweets’ girlfriend with another man.

American Idol (FOX): New. Find out who is going home and who will be a part of next week’s top six performances.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. A man falls 52 stories, but the body goes missing before they can examine it, so the CSIs have to figure out a new strategy to solve the case.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton is cooking up some tasty shepherd’s and pocket pies. Both episodes play again later.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys test some more myths in Alaska. Plays again later.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert has to make the top 15 most searched for dishes on the Yahoo! search engine. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Bones (TNT): Repeat. The last new episode on FOX, “The Science in the Physicist,” episode replays, where a body is found pulverized in a couple of garbage bags.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): New. Two new episode play following four repeat episodes.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Houston Rockets at the Dallas Mavericks followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Baseball with the San Diego Padres at the New York Mets.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL action.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “Peekaboo,” replays.
  • My Boys (TBS): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Boyfriend Hat,” replays.
  • Saving Grace (TNT): Repeat. Monday night’s second season finale episode, “I Believe in Angels,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Amreica’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has the three-part, six-hour The Triangle miniseries.

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