Tonight on the Tube: Bones, Grey’s Anatomy 100th & Being Erica

by Jason the TVaholic on May 7, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Watch The Office Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the 100th episode of Grey’s Anatomy and a Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist special.

Over on cable, Bravo has the second season finale of Millionaire Matchmaker and the series premiere of The Fashion Show, Comedy Central has the first season finale of Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire, MTV has the first season finale of Taking the Stage, and TLC has the first season finale of Heli-Loggers.

Supposed to be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac today at about 4:00 p.m. PT, along with Amrie from Seat42f, among other places. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT and runs two hours. You can listen live or find it at iTunes later on.

On Episode 27, “A Seeming Lack of Good Times as of Late,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about the seeming lack of good ethnic TV shows, like The Cosby Show, Good Times, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and others. We also hit on some recent news and talk about the previous week of primetime.

Prime Picks

Bones (FOX): New. Brennan wants to have a child and thinks Booth would make a good donor.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Derek and Meredith are preparing to get married. Izzie has some symptoms return. A group of students are brought into the ER. Runs 62 minutes.

Southland (NBC): New. Det. Salinger gets his gun stolen by a gang member. Det. Adams deals with a flasher.

Solid Selection

Smallville (The CW): New. Tess has put together a group of meteor freaks to track down Davis. Chloe wants Clark to take care of Davis once and for all.

The Office (NBC): New. Michael turns the office into a cafe with dancing. Jim and Pam plan a secret trip. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): New. Jack begins searching for his real father. Liz and Pete think Tracy’s newly discovered illegitimate son has faulty motives. Starts a minute after the half-hour and runs 29 minutes.

Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist (ABC): New Special. Fox travels around the world, visiting people that have overcome. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton cooks up lots of tenderloin. Both episodes play again later.

American Chopper (TLC): New. Paul Sr. designs a bike to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of OCC. Plays again later.

Being Erica (SOAPnet): New. Erica learns how to step outside herself and challenge the way she normally does things. Replays Saturday afternoon and late night and then again on Sunday night. Next week is the season finale.

Other Option

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A motorcycle gang member gets murdered at a biker bar. Runs 61 minutes.
  • Parks and Recreation (NBC): New. Well, they’ve yet to find the funny, but NBC has seen fit to renew it for a second season. So, hopefully they will be able to find it between now and then.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Bobby and Dean lock Sam away so he can detox from demon blood.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has second round NBA playoff action with the Atlanta Hawks at the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Versus has doubleheader NHL playoff action.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 12 episodes of The Millionaire Matchmaker tonight.
History has the five episodes of The States that play twice.
Oxygen has 34 episodes of Snapped.
Sci Fi has 11 episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise.

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