Tonight on the Tube: Greek, Medium & Conan O’Brien

by Jason the TVaholic on June 1, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Greek Chapter Two on DVDTonight, MyNet has a Celebrity Expose special and NBC has the two-hour second season premiere of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here and the fifth season finale of Medium.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season finale of Animal Planet’s Most Outrageous, Bravo has a Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List special, and Science has the third season finale of Build It Bigger.

In late night, MTV has a The Hills wedding special and NBC has the premiere of The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien.

Giveaways: Today is the last day to enter the Designing Women – The Complete First Season set on DVD giveaway, but you can also enter our new Boston Legal – Season Five giveaway.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Repeat. In “The Financial Permeability” from this past season, Sheldon attempts to help Penny with her finances, which gets Leonard to confront her ex-boyfriend once again.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. In “Happily Ever After” from this past season, has Ted thinking about how he would confront somebody that he doesn’t really want to see again.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): Repeat. In “Pinocchio’s Mouth” from this past season, Charlie finds spending the night as his girlfriends place to be quite the adjustment to his routine. Runs 31 minutes.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): Repeat. In “Russell’s Secret” from this past season, has Audrey promising not to tell the guys about Russell’s love of the theater, if she can get some free tickets to some shows. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Medium (NBC): Season Finale. Allison has a dream where she has lost her entire family. Medium will be back for a sixth season, but not on NBC. In the fall, it will follow Ghost Whisperer on Friday nights over on CBS.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): Repeat. In “Last Resort” from this past season, a man holds House, Thirteen and others hostage until he can get a diagnosis.

Bones (FOX): Repeat. In “The Finger in the Nest” from this past season, Booth’s son finds a finger in a bird’s nest and the team searches for where it came from.

CSI: Miami (CBS): Repeat. In “Raging Cannibal” from this past season, the team has to take on the Russian mob while investigating a double murder in the Everglades.

Cable Choices

Greek (ABC Family): New. Casey is having trouble with Max’s absence and starts to pass the time by meddling in the affairs of her sisters, including Rusty’s new relationship with Jordan. Plays again later.

Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Marc checks out some “Deep Fried” favorites. A repeat episode about “Street Snacks” follows. Both play again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that serve “Home Style” favorites, including a place here in Seattle, followed by a “Regional Classics” repeat. Both play again later.

Other Option

  • Maneater (Lifetime): Repeat. Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) stars in this two part, four-hour miniseries based on the Gigi Levangie Grazer bestseller. Both parts play tonight starting an hour before primetime and runs four hours.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Cleveland Indians.

Late Night

  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Astoria Helen,” replays.

Memorial Day TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The Millionaire Matchmaker followed by five episodes of Project Runway.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Special Unit 2.
USA has 11 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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