Tonight on the Tube: Season Finales of Brothers & Sisters, Cold Case & The Unit

by Jason the TVaholic on May 10, 2009

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Tonight, ABC has the third season finale of Brothers & Sisters, CBS has the 14th season finale of The Amazing Race, the sixth season finale of Cold Case and the fourth season finale of The Unit, and NBC has the three-hour eighth season finale of The Apprentice or more appropriately, the second season finale of The Celebrity Apprentice.

Over on cable, BET has the second season finale of Sunday Best, E! has a Jersey Shore Unleashed special, History has an Angels and Demons Uncoded special, HBO has The Alzheimer’s Project special, Science has a Meteorite Men special, and VH1 has the I Love Money reunion special.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Lisa and Marge get into it while getting their nails done.
King of the Hill (FOX): New. Luanne becomes a performer for children with her puppets.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Bree is trying to hide her divorce plans from Orson. A witness to what Dave did at the club may have come forward. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): Season Finale. The whole family ends up down in Mexico where they find that Tommy doesn’t seem to want their help and it turns out that Saul knows something about Ryan’s mother. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selection

The Amazing Race (CBS): Season Finale. Find out who wins the million dollars at the teams race to the finish line in Maui.

Cold Case (CBS): Season Finale. The team is still looking for the 2005 murderer of a female cadet, when something happens to Lilly.

The Unit (CBS): Season Finale. The team is trying to track down three separate dirty bomb attacks, while one team member is about to get married and another’s marriage may be coming to an end.

Cable Choices

Food Network Challenge (Food Network): Repeat. Three Italian chefs compete by putting a new twist on classic favorites. Plays again later.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): New. A CFO is found stabbed to death at a gala banquet and Nichols and Wheeler are on the case. Plays again later.

In Plain Sight (USA): New. After a bridge collapse, some blame the engineer who used to be in witness protection. He tries to prove he wasn’t responsible at any cost. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Hank and Walt get into it at a party. Jane is trying to hide that she is with Jesse from her father. Plays twice and again later.
  • Tracy Ullman’s State of the Union (Showtime): New. ???. Plays twice.
  • The Tudors (Showtime): New. ???. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has second round NBA playoff action with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Houston Rockets.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays at the Boston Red Sox.
  • NBC has final round golf action with The Players Championship.
  • TBS has MLB action early with the Atlanta Braves at the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • TNT has second round NBA playoff action with the Boston Celtics at the Orlando Magic.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action.

Late Night

  • Rescue Me (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Sheila,” replays. Runs 61 minutes.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. The “The Inheritance” episode from season two replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
BET has eight episodes of Sunday Best.
Discovery Channel has 10 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
History has seven episodes of MonsterQuest.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has 10 episodes of Eureka.
Spike has five episodes of UFC Unleashed tonight.
TruTV has six episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power, Privilege & Justice.
USA has 12 episodes of House.

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