Tonight on the Tube: Mental, Rescue Me & Law & Order: SVU

by Jason the TVaholic on June 2, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Law & Order: SVU Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has series finale of According to Jim followed by the two-hour Earth 2100 news special and NBC has a Inside the Obama White House: Brian Williams Reports news special followed by the 10th season finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Men vs. Wild: Will Ferrell special, ID has the first season finale of Dallas DNA, IFC has the third season finale of Whitest Kids U’Know, MTV has the second season premiere of Paris Hilton’s My New BFF, and Sundance has the series premiere of Is Your House Killing You?.

Giveaways: Two Boston Legal – Season Five DVD sets and two Prison Break – Season Four – The Final Season DVD sets.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): Repeat. In “Birthmarks” from this past season, House is coerced into attending his father’s funeral.

Mental (FOX): New. A woman believes she is pregnant and the Jack and Veronica are called in to help, as she may not actually be. Jack is searching for his sister in Los Angeles.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Season Finale. A killer is hunting the squad.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. In “Cloak” from this past season, the team is participating in a war game.

The Mentalist (CBS): Repeat. In “Bloodshot” from this past season, Patrick is blinded by an explosion and has to use his other sense to help solve the case.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. The story of a missing teen that may have been murdered is investigated.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton makes lots of ice cream. Both episodes play again later.

Food Detectives (Food Network): Repeat. Food myths are investigated. Plays again later.
Ace of Cakes (Food Network): Repeat. Duff coaches a celebrity basketball game. Plays again later.

Rescue Me (FX): New. Needles is holding the guys accountable for their bad judgment. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice.

Other Options

  • Bones (TNT): Repeat. In “The Double Death of the Dearly Departed” from this past season on FOX, Brennan thinks that a coworker didn’t die of natural causes and the team investigates his death during his funeral.
  • The Office (TBS): Repeats. The first two episodes of the series, “Pilot” and “Diversity Day,” replay.

Sports Note

  • Versus has Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “One Night Stan,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of The Real Housewives….
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Stargate SG-1 early.
USA has the first seven episodes of Burn Notice early, which includes the two-hour “Pilot” episode.

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