Tonight on the Tube: Kings, Harper’s Island & Pushing Daisies

by Jason the TVaholic on June 13, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Harper's Island Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the series finale of Pushing Daisies and NBC has Kings returning to finish out its run.

Over on cable, BBC America has the fifth season finale of The Graham Norton Show, FOX Reality has the first season finale of Re-Inventing Bonaduce, and Sci Fi has the TV movie premiere of Star Runners.

Early today, USA is replaying this past Thursday’s episodes of Burn Notice and Royal Pains and TNT is replaying the fifth season premiere episode of The Closer from this past Monday.

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

Prime Picks

Kings (NBC): New. David and Jack embark on a dangerous mission in Gaith, while King Silas attempts to thwart a deadly plague outbreak. Catch up with the first few episodes at NBC.com.

Harper’s Island (CBS): New. Someone probably dies. I can’t find an episode description anywhere.

Pushing Daisies (ABC): Series Finale. Sadly, this is the last new episode of this show we will ever get. The Darling Mermaid Darlings come out of retirement after a murder at a traveling circus. Next week Eli Stone returns in this timeslot to begin finishing out its run.

Solid Selections

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. In “Cloudy With a Chance of Gettysburg” from this past season has the team searching for a weatherman that has gone missing shortly after showing up to work bleeding from his side.

Primeval (BBC America): New. A flesh eating fungus is taking over any human that it comes in contact with and they must figure out how to stop it. Plays again later.

Samantha Brown’s Great Cruises: Carnival Freedom (Travel Channel): New. Visit St. Thomas, Antigua, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and the Bahamas with Sam and a group of friends as they take a week long Caribbean cruise. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Meijer 300.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • Golf Channel has third round action from the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.

Late Night

  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Folie a Deux” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. The season finale hosted by Will Ferrell replays with musical guest Green Day.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives….
Discovery Channel has five episodes of Nature’s Most Amazing Events.
truTV has 12 episodes of Forensic Files.
USA has 10 episodes of NCIS.

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