Tonight on the Tube: House, Greek, Big Bang Theory & How I Met Your Mother

by Jason the TVaholic on May 4, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Greek Chapter Two on DVDTonight, NBC has Deal or No Deal returning to the lineup.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the final four episodes of Roommates, Discovery Channel has a Belly of the Beast special, and VH1 has the second season finale of I Love Money, the series premiere of New York Goes to Work and the second season premiere of Gotti’s Way.

Today is the last day to enter the Rhoda Season One DVD Set giveaway and tomorrow is the last day to enter the Spin City Season Two DVD Set giveaway. Chances are quite good, since very few have entered either of them so far.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): New. House is trying to figure out how to cure his insomnia while the team tries to figure out what is wrong with a ballerina that collapsed during a performance.

24 (FOX): New. Chloe is trying to deal with things, as the administration is being cornered.

Castle (ABC): New. Beckett is helping the FBI with a little girl’s disappearance. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. While on a date with Stuart, Penny reveals something surprising about Leonard. Wolowitz thinks there is a major flaw in his NASA project.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted is thinking about how being in the right place at the right time can affect your life. Barney celebrates number 200.

Medium (NBC): New. Allison takes a job with a large corporation in this two-hour episode. Ariel wants to stop her visions of a ghostly young girl.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. Casey’s grand-big sis has come back for her wedding, which prompts Max to ask a big question of his own. Jordan and Rusty find they have something in common while shopping for flowers. Plays again later.

Roommates (ABC Family): Series Finale. The final four episodes of this series play tonight, as ABC Family has decided not to renew it for a second season.

Other Options

  • CSI: Miami (CBS): New. A family is attacked with grenades and the team investigates.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that give you “Biscuits, Bagels and BLTs.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton explores the history of the tamale. Plays again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Blair needs Georgina to help with a scheme. Chuck and Nate try to figure things out once and for all. Lily is planning something on the sly.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Haley and Brooke are putting together a baby shower for Peyton. Things don’t go exactly right when Skills takes Lauren out.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Adam, Jeff, and Russell compete against each other in a contest. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Chelsea moves in and Alan is feeling pushed out.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
  • TNT has doubleheader second round NBA playoff action with the Orlando Magic at the Boston Celtics followed by the Houston Rockets at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “A Stand-Up Triple,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Identity Crisis,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Make Me a Supermodel.
MTV2 has 15 episodes of Life of Ryan tonight.
Oxygen has 24 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Doctor Who early.
Travel Channel has five episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
WE has 16 episodes of The Golden Girls. Thanks for the tip Tim.

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