Tonight on the Tube: Samantha Who?, Burn Notice & Royal Pains

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS has the 11th season premiere of Big Brother.

Over on cable, Bravo has a The Real Housewives of New Jersey lost footage special, Discovery Channel has a Pitchmen salute to Billy Mays special, Science has the first season finale of Science of the Movies, and TLC has the third season finale of LA Ink.

This is the 2000th overall post here at, just thought I’d mention it.

Should be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac at about 4:00 p.m. PT today along with Amrie from Seat42f, among other places. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT and runs two hours. You can listen live or find it at iTunes later on.

Prime Picks

Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Two new episodes play. First, Sam takes a job running Winston’s charity foundation. Second, Sam attempts to plan a new first date with Todd.

Burn Notice (USA): New. A mathematician on the paranoid side wants Michael’s help stopping someone from a defense firm from selling secrets. Plays again later. The previous episode replays earlier in the day.

Royal Pains (USA): New. Hank and Evan take on an assignment for a family for medical care over a weekend on an island with no technology allowed. Plays again later. The previous three episodes replay earlier in the day.

Solid Selection

30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. In “The Break-Up” from season one, Liz decides it’s time to dump her beeper salesman boyfriend.
The Office (NBC): Repeat. In “Lecture Circuit” from this past season, Pam is driving Michael around to all the branches for him to speak about why his branch is doing so well.

The Office (NBC): Repeat. In “Lecture Circuit, Part 2” from this past season, Jim and Dwight are in charge of party planning, but things aren’t going well. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. In “Larry King” from this past season, Tracy sends the city into a panic with is interview.

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. Runs 30 minutes.

Other Options

  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode with Chef Sue Torres battling Iron Chef Bobby Flay replays. Plays again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Rachael Ray,” replays. Plays again later.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. Two of the Top 12 get sent packing.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has first round coverage of the Women’s U.S. Open golf tournament early.
  • Versus has Stage 6 coverage of the Tour de France that plays multiple times.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of Rides early.
Oxygen has Snapped episodes most of the day and night.
Syfy has four Children of the Corn movies.

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