Tonight on the Tube: Secret Life, Make It or Break It & The Closer

by Jason the TVaholic on August 3, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download The Closer Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has a Sugarland: Live on the Inside special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Deadly Waters special and a Day of the Shark II special, Food Network has the seventh season premiere of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, HBO has a Boy Interrupted special, History has a Sex in the Ancient World special and the series premiere of Clash of the Gods, ID has the series premiere of Forensics: You Decide, TLC has the series premiere of Ultimate Cake Off, and VH1 has the second season premiere of Real Chance of Love.

Prime Picks

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family): New. Everyone is returning from his or her summer vacations. George finally tells Anne something big. Plays again later two times. The previous six episode replay leading up to tonight’s new episode.

The Closer (TNT): New. The squad is dealing with “Identity Theft.” Plays again Saturday morning and next Monday before the next new episode. Last week’s episode, “Elysian Fields,” replays right before.

Weeds (Showtime): New. Nancy and Andy are dealing with the struggles of parenting. Plays again later.
Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. O’Hara spills Jackie’s secret to one of the sisters. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Repeat. Two Sunday’s ago episode, “Do Over,” replays. Last night’s episode of Army Wives, “Coming Home,” replays right after twice.

Make It or Break It (ABC Family): New. Television crews and sports agents show up, which only makes the pressure at the The Rock even greater for the girls. Emily must deal with the consequences of her actions. Plays again late night tomorrow.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Season Premiere. Guy check out the “Upper Crust.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Option

  • Raising the Bar (TNT): New. Jerry is trying to help a woman get a continuance, so she can help her kid before she goes to jail. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Chicago Cubs at the Cincinnati Reds.

Late Night

  • The Bill Engvall Show (TBS): Repeat. This past Saturday night’s episode, “The Way We Were,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Alpha Dog,” replays.
  • Royal Pains (USA): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “The Honeymoon’s Over,” replays.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has seven episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike has nine hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has 16 episodes of Tales From the Darkside.
Travel Channel has eight episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
USA has four James Bond movies.

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