Tonight on the Tube: MythBusters, The Unusuals & Law & Order

by Jason the TVaholic on June 3, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download MythBusters Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, NBC has part two of the Inside the Obama White House: Brian Williams Reports news special and the 19th season finale of Law & Order.

Over on cable, Bravo has the second season finale of Make Me a Supermodel, FOX Reality has the first season finale of Busted & Disgusted, TBS has the third season finale of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and TV Land has the first season finale of The Cougar.

On Episode 31, “Knowing What’s Going to Happen,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about guest stars ruining procedurals by guest starring on too many of them.

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

Prime Picks

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. Dancers compete in Las Vegas to stay on the show. Runs two hours.

The Unusuals (ABC): New. Alvarez takes over in Sgt. Brown’s absence. Banks doesn’t want to leave his place until after his birthday.

Solid Selections

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeat. In “Self-Esteem Tempura” from this past season, a talent scout recruits Ritchie to do commercials.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): Repeat. In “Gary Meets the Gang” from this past season, Allison put together a party to meet Krandall’s friends, so Gary wants to meet Vanessa’s friends too.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. In “Memoriam” from earlier this season, Dr. Reid starts investigating a murder that he remembers from his childhood.

Law & Order (NBC): Season Finale. The detectives are investigating the murder of a high-profile charity executive.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton stuffs some pasta and then makes some spaghetti and meat sauce. Both episodes play again later.

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

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (TBS): New. Two new episodes follow season finale of House of Payne.

Other Option

  • Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (TBS): Season Finale. Two new episodes follow two repeat episodes.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Boston Red Sox at the Detroit Tigers.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. Sunday’s second season finale episode, “ABQ,” replays.
  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. The season two finale episode, “Lesser Evil,” replays. Get ready for tomorrow night’s season three premiere.
  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “One Night Stan,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of Make Me a Supermodel.
Oxygen has 20 episodes of Roseanne.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Friday the 13th: The Series early.
USA has eight episodes of Burn Notice, which includes the last few episodes of season one and the first few episodes of season two. The rest of season two replays tomorrow. Also, they have six episodes of NCIS tonight.

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