Tonight on the Tube: NCIS Spinoff, Fringe, Cupid & My Boys

by Jason the TVaholic on April 28, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Fringe Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, BBC America has the second season finale of Last Restaurant Standing, ID has the series premiere of Dallas DNA, Sci Fi has the first season finale of WCG Ultimate Gamer, and Sundance has an Addicted to Plastic special.

Enter our Rhoda Season One DVD Set and Spin City Season Two DVD Set giveaways.

Prime Pick

NCIS (CBS): New. This is part one of the two-part spinoff episode, where Gibbs and McGee head to Los Angeles to investigate the murder of a Marine, but things quickly change and it involves a threat to national security. Guest stars LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell.

Fringe (FOX): New. Bodies that have been drained of their spinal fluid are found and the team is investigating. While doing so, the may have come across a scientist with ties to the Z.F.T. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Cupid (ABC): New. Trevor sees that a parolee is in love with his parole officer. Claire starts to depend on Trevor. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

Reaper (The CW): New. Sam is supposed to start learning about how to bring about the end of days.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. A mobster in witness protection gets murdered and Jane and the team investigate. Runs 61 minutes.

Without a Trace (CBS): New. A journalist goes missing after a story about a corrupt politician and the team searches. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton makes cupcakes and then a classic apple pie. Both episodes play again later.

Food Detectives (Food Network): New. Food myths are explored and tested. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

The Office (TBS): Repeat. The “Survivor Man” episode replays, where Michael goes on his own wilderness trip. “The Deposistion” replays right after My Boys.
My Boys (TBS): New. P.J. gets to make all of Brandon’s decisions for a week after he gets in an accident on his new scooter. Runs 31 minutes. Plays again late night tomorrow and Friday.

Other Options

  • 90210 (The CW): New. Naomi’s sister comes for a visit. Navid tells his parents about his recent proposal. Silver heads to her new school.
  • American Idol (FOX): New. Songs of the Rat Pack are performed. Runs 61 minutes.
  • Rescue Me (FX): New. Tommy learns where Jimmy was on Sept. 11th. Sheila is trying to rid herself of negative energy. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice.

Sports Note

  • NBA TV has doubleheader first round playoff action with the Houston Rockets at the Portland Trail Blazers followed by the Philadelphia 76ers at the Orlando Magic.
  • TNT has doubleheader first round NBA playoff action with the Dallas Mavericks at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the Chicago Bulls at the Boston Celtics.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Sunday night’s episode, “In My Humboldt Opinion,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. The season three finale episode, “An Evening With Mr. Yang,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of New York.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Wolf Lake early.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
USA has 11 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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