Tonight on the Tube: Bobby Flay, MythBusters & The Unusuals

by Jason the TVaholic on May 27, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download MythBusters Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the second season premiere of Wipeout, the series premiere of The Goode Family and Surviving Suburbia on its new night, CBS has a George Strait: ACM Artist of the Decade All Star Concert special, FOX has the premiere of the Wednesday edition of So You Think You Can Dance, and MyNet has a Shaken Not Stirred special.

Over on cable, A&E has the sixth season premiere of Dog the Bounty Hunter and the series premiere of Tattoo Highway, Animal Planet has the series premiere of Your Worst Animal Nightmares, and TBS has the second season premiere of Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.

Giveaway: One Designing Women – The Complete First Season set on DVD. Posted the winners of the two CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – The Complete First Season sets on Blu-ray.

Prime Picks

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. Watch auditions from Miami and Memphis. Runs two hours.

The Unusuals (ABC): New. Was disappointed when ABC didn’t pick this show up for a second season, but at least we have a few more episodes to enjoy this offbeat cop show. In this episode, Casey and Walsh are trying to protect a wealthy businessman that has been threatened.

Solid Selections

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat. In “In Treatment” from a couple weeks ago on USA, Det. Nichols and Det. Wheeler are investigating the CFO of a high finance company is found stabbed in a bathroom.

The Goode Family (ABC): Series Premiere. The new Mike Judge animated comedy. He being the guy that brought us Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill. This time he takes aim at political correctness run amuck.
Surviving Suburbia (ABC): New. This show is pretty bad, but it is new.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. In “The Instincts” from earlier this season, Dr. Reid begins to have dreams about his past while investigating a case in Vegas.

Cable Choices

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. First up is a repeat “BBQ Ribs” challenge followed by an all-new “BBQ Ribs” challenge. Both episodes play again later.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The gang tests some fire and ice myths. Plays again later.

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (TBS): Season Premiere. Two new episodes follow two new episodes of House of Payne.

Other Options

  • Dear Food Network (Food Network): New. Bobby Flay heads to the Bahamas for “Grilling: Grilling in Paradise.” Plays again later.
  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): New. Two new episodes follow two repeat episodes leading into the premiere of Meet the Browns season two.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has game five of the NBA Western Conference Finals with the Denver Nuggets at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Texas Rangers.
  • Versus has game five of the NHL Western Conference Finals.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. Sunday’s episode, “Phoenix,” replays.
  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. This season’s second episode, “In My Humboldt Opinion,” replays.
  • My Boys (TBS): Repeat. Last night’s season finale episode, “Spring Training,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has 24 episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Bravo has five episodes of Project Runway early.
Oxygen has 22 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has 16 episodes of Tales From the Darkside early.
USA has six episodes of NCIS tonight.

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