News & Notes
Over on cable, A&E has the series premiere of Hammertime, Food Network has the second season premiere of Chopped, and HBO has the second season premiere of True Blood.
Food Network Challenge (Food Network): New. Four cake designers compete in a “Surprise Birthday Cakes” challenge. Plays again later.
The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. The nine remaining finalist must create a recipe geared towards men from ingredients found in the typical men’s pantry. Plays again later.
In Plain Sight (USA): New. Mary and Marshall are trying to figure out if one of Mary’s witnesses is a killer. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier in the day.
The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. Lisa comes up with a plan to rescue Maggie from a convent, in “Gone Maggie Gone” from this past season.
King of the Hill (FOX): Repeat. Hank has a list of weird last requests arrive with his father’s remains, in “Serves Me Right for Giving Gen. George S. Patton the Bathroom Key” from this past season.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): New. Nichols and Wheeler are on the case this week. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier in the day.
Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Pamela is helping new wives to the post. Denise finds out that Frank may have been injured. Claudia Joy is trying to keep her family from falling apart. Plays again later. Last week’s season three premiere episode, “Best Laid Plans” replays right before.
- Chopped (Food Network): Season Premiere. Four chefs compete by creating dishes from mystery ingredients. Plays again later.
- True Blood (HBO): Season Premiere. The people of Bon Temps are shocked by a murder that takes place outside Merlotte’s bar. Plays again later.
- ABC has Game 5 action from the NBA Finals with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Orlando Magic. There is a pregame show and a Jimmy Kimmel Live special that airs before or after depending on your time zone.
- ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Cleveland Indians.
- Golf Channel has final round action from the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.
- TBS has MLB action early with the New York Mets at the New York Yankees.
- TNT has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: LifeLock 400.
- Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Question & Answer,” replays.
- Rescue Me (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Control,” replays. Runs 61 minutes.
Bravo has five episodes of The Fashion Show early.
Discovery Channel has 10 episodes of MythBusters.
MTV has five and half hours of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! episodes that has been playing on NBC.
MTV has eight episodes of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike has six episodes of UFC Unleashed.
TLC has 10 episodes of 48 Hours: Hard Evidence.
Travel Channel has 13 episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
truTV has six hours of Inside… episodes.
USA has seven episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.