Tonight on the Tube: NBA Finals, Burn Notice & Royal Pains

by Jason the TVaholic on June 11, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, Cartoon Network has the second season premiere of Total Drama Action, Bravo has a The Real Housewives of Orange County special, MTV has the series premiere of 16 and Pregnant, Travel Channel has the first season finale of Bridget’s Sexiest Beaches followed by a “Best Of” special, truTV has the eighth season premiere, which is the 100th episode, of Speeders, TV Land has the second season premiere of She’s Got the Look, and WE has the series premiere of Raising Sextuplets.

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

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): Repeats. In “Burning Down the House” and “The Happy Couple” from season three, Christine tries to show Barb she can be wild and then tries to keep Barb away from Matthew in the second episode.

Burn Notice (USA): New. Detective Paxson has found Michael’s stash of explosives. Michael is trying to help rescue a kidnapped child. Plays again later. Last week’s season premiere episode replays earlier in the day.

Royal Pains (USA): New. A ballerina that hadn’t really been eating much to try and keep her dancer’s body collapses after eating too much. Funds for Jill’s free clinic fall through. Plays again later. Last week’s series premiere episode replays earlier in the day.

Solid Selection

NBA Finals (ABC): Game 4. The Los Angeles Lakers lost Game 23 to put the Orlando Magic back in the series, but still down 2-1. Tip-off is scheduled for just after 9:00 p.m. ET. There is a pre-game show and also a Jimmy Kimmel Live special that will play before or after depending on your time zone. The game also replays in late night over on ESPN.

Other Option

  • American Chopper (TLC): New. The gang build a “Jon & Kate Plus 8” bike. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Gaven Kaysen comes into Kitchen Stadium to challenge Iron Michael Symon. Plays again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Repeat. The fifth season premiere episode, “Press Party for Food Network’s 16th Birthday,” replays. Plays again later.
  • The Office (NBC): Repeat. In “Employee Transfer” from this past season, Pam is the only one that wears a costume to corporate, which was one of the best scenes all season.
  • tosh.0 (Comedy Central): New. Comic Daniel Tosh pokes fun at stuff found on the Internet, such as videos and things posted to Twitter, etc. Last week’s premeiere was very funny.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. Two of the Top 20 get sent packing.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has Game 4 of the NBA Finals with the Orlando Magic at the Los Angeles Lakers at the Orlando Magic.
  • Golf Channel has first round action from the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.

Late Night

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

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of The Real Housewives….
Oxygen has 28 episodes of Snapped.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of Tru Calling early.
VH1 has all 10 episodes of I Love the ’70s Volume 2.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 TVJunkie June 11, 2009 at 10:04 am

Will the Magic tie up the series tonight or will LA take a 3-1 lead?? http://www.nba.com/finals2009/seriesmatchup/index.html?cid=playoff4

2 Jason Griffin June 11, 2009 at 12:15 pm

TVJunkie, I think the Lakers are going to take Game 4.

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