Tonight on the Tube: Kings, Harper’s Island & Eli Stone

by Jason the TVaholic on June 20, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Harper's Island Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has Eli Stone returning to finish out its run and NBC has Kings returning to finish out its run.

Over on cable, Cartoon Network has the series premieres of BrainRush and Destroy Build Destroy, CMT has the second season premiere of Can You Duet?, and Spike has the ninth season finale of The Ultimate Fighter.

Early today, Lifetime is replaying the first two episode of this season of Army Wives, USA is replaying this past Thursday’s episodes of Burn Notice and Royal Pains, and TNT is replaying this past Monday’s episode of The Closer.

Prime Picks

Kings (NBC): New. During a celebration of King Silas’ birthday there is a citywide blackout that puts the royal family in danger.

Harper’s Island (CBS): New. Something or someone goes “Snap.”

Eli Stone (ABC): New. Matt and Taylor are trying to getaway before the baby’s arrival. Feelings between Eli and Maggie come to the fore. Have been looking forward to the show’s return, but will ultimately be disappointed once again in three weeks when the final episode plays.

Solid Selections

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. In “Skeletons” from this past season, the team is searching for woman who went missing with her baby after attending a self-defense class.

Primeval (BBC America): New. The ARC gets invaded and the team has to deal with a flock of “terror birds.” Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. It’s the “Best of Will Ferrell, Volume 2.” Plays again later.

Other Option

  • Castle (ABC): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Flowers For Your Grave” replays, where mystery novelist Castle is called in to help when it appears someone is killing people the way people died in his books.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Notherntool.com 250.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBC has coverage of the U.S. Open golf tournament, if it doesn’t rain.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (NBC): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “About Face” replays. Also replays earlier in the day after a replay of the season premiere episode.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “The Glory That Was…” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Alec Baldwin hosted with musical guest the Jonas Brothers.

TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.
Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Discovery Channel has eight episodes of Deadliest Catch.
History has five episodes of Band of Brothers.
MTV has 5.5 hours of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here episodes.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Snapped early.
Spike has 13 episodes of The Ultimate Fighter.
truTV has six episodes of The Investigators.

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