Tonight on the Tube: Burn Notice & Royal Pains

by Jason the TVaholic on July 16, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Burn Notice Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has a J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life.

Over on cable, Cartoon Network has the series premiere of Stoked, Discovery Channel has a Are We Alone? special, MTV has first season finale of 16 & Pregnant, Science has the sixth season premiere of How Do They Do It?, and WE has the first season finale of Raising Sextuplets.

In late night, Bravo has the series premiere of Watch What Happens.

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

30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. In “Up All Night” from season one, Pete forgets Valentine’s Day working all night at the show and Liz has a secret admirer.
The Office (NBC): Repeat. In “Golden Ticket” from this past season, Michael’s new idea goes even more wrong than normal.

Burn Notice (USA): New. Michael learns that an operative from his past is out to hunt him, so he goes to a big member of the underworld for help. Plays again later. The previous episode, “Signals and Codes,” replays earlier in the day.

Royal Pains (USA): New. People seem to be dropping like flies at a party and Hank quarantines the premises. Evan finds out something about Divya. Plays again later. The previous three episodes replay earlier in the day.

Solid Selection

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode with Chef Akhtar Nawab battling Iron Chef Michael Symon replays. Plays again later.

The Office (NBC): Repeat. In “New Boss” from this past season, Michael is planning his 15-year anniversary party. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. In “Goodbye, My Friend” from this past season, Liz is trying to befriend a young pregnant woman in hopes of adopting her baby.

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

  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Miami Up All Night,” replays. Plays again later.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): New. Two of the Top 10 get sent packing.

Sports Notes

  • TNT has first round coverage of The British Open golf tournament early.
  • Versus has Stage 12 coverage of the Tour de France that plays multiple times.

Late Night

  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Sunday’s episode, “Jailbait,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has five episodes of Rides early.
Oxygen has 25 episodes of Snapped.
Syfy has eight episodes of Joan of Arcadia.

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