Tonight on the Tube: TV Marathons, Eli Stone & Fireworks

by Jason the TVaholic on July 4, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

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U.S. FlagHappy Fourth of July!

Tonight, CBS has The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular and NBC has the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

Over on cable, FOX Reality has the first season finale of Sex Decoy.

Early today, A&E is replaying the first two episodes of The Cleaner season two and TNT is replaying this past Monday’s episode of The Closer and has Wedding Day moving to its new day and time.

Giveaway: Two Reba – Season Six DVD sets.

Prime Picks

Kings (NBC): New. The King sends David on a mission to bring back a national treasure. The engagement of Jack and Katrina begins to get some attention.

Castle (ABC): Repeat. In “Hedge Fund Homeboys” from this past season, has Beckett and Castle investigating a teen boy’s death.

Eli Stone (ABC): New. Eli and Jordon are trying to help a large group of employees that were recently laid off. Meanwhile, Eli is having visions of his father on a plane.

Solid Selections

Chopped (Food Network): Repeats. Four chefs compete to create a three-course meal from baskets full of secret ingredients, which usually include some weird like gummy bears or something. All ingredients must be used in the dish they create. Three episodes replay. All three replay again later.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (NBC): New. New York fireworks show with performances by Rob Thomas, Jewel, Kenny Chesney, Katherine McPhee, Jordin Sparks and more.

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (CBS): New. Craig Ferguson hosts as Neil Diamond performs some of his hits along with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

Other Option

  • Harper’s Island (CBS): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Whap,” replays. The final two episodes play next Saturday.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round action from the AT&T National golf tournament. Replays later on Golf Channel.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBC has coverage of the Wimbledon women’s final.
  • TNT has NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: Coke Zero 400.
  • Versus has Stage 1 of the Tour de France with Lance Armstrong back on his bike after a four year absence. Play multiple times throughout the day.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Incoming,” replays.
  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Miles to Go,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Salome in Manhattan,” replays.

Fourth of July Holiday TV Marathons

Animal Planet has nine episodes of Dogs 101.
BET has 38 episodes of Sister, Sister.
Discovery Channel has 14 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
Discovery Health has seven episodes of The Critical Hour.
Green has 14 episodes of Invention Nation tonight.
Hallmark Channel has seven Love’s… TV movies based on Janet Oke novels.
History has 10 episodes of The Revolution.
History International has eight hours of The Rise and Fall of the Spartans.
ID has eight episodes of Wicked Attraction early followed by eight episodes of Dateline on ID.
MSNBC has six episodes of Lockup.
Military has episodes of The Revolutionary War all day.
MTV has seven episodes of True Life tonight.
The N has Degrassi: The Next Generation episodes all day today and tomorrow.
National Geographic Channel has five episodes of National Geographic’s….
NFL Net has episodes of America’s Game all day.
Science Channel has 11 episodes of Mantracker early.
Sci Fi has 42 episodes of The Twilight Zone.
SOAPnet has five episodes of Southern Belles: Louisville.
Style has 10 episodes of Clean House early.
Travel Channel has 13 episodes of Extreme….
TV Land has 10 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show followed by 23 episodes of Roseanne.
TV One has episodes of Martin all morning and afternoon.
USA has six James Bond movies.

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1 Patty July 4, 2009 at 7:35 am

You know after reading Ducky’s live commentary last night on Twitter I am going to be watching the Boston Pops!

Have a great 4th!

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