Tonight on the Tube: Mad Men Marathon, Make It or Break It & The Closer

News & Notes

Download The Closer Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, FOX has the Teen Choice 2009.

Over on cable, A&E has the first season finale of Obsessed, Bravo has the fifth season finale of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Discovery Channel has a Is It True? special, HBO has a The Nine Lives of Marion Berry special, Science has the series premiere of Popular Science’s Future of…, Travel Channel has a Confessions of a Travel Writer special, and VH1 has the series premiere of Lords of the Revolution.

On Episode 38, “What We Actually Did at Comic Con 2009,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about Comic Con 2009 and what we got to see and do while we were there, along with some news items, and our primetime wrap-up.

Prime Picks

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family): New. Adrian continues to want George and Anne back together so she can get what she wants. Plays again later two times.

The Closer (TNT): New. Brenda is using the case of a man found stuff in a large box as a teaching tool for Gabriel. Charlie tries something that has Brenda and Fritz ready to send her back home. Plays again Saturday morning and next Monday before the next new episode. Last week’s episode, “Identity Theft,” replays right before.

Weeds (Showtime): New. Nancy is trying to protect Shane and Silas from a new enemy. Dean and Doug try to take down Celia’s new operation. Plays again later.
Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie attempts to get Coop off her back. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Closer (TNT): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Identity Theft,” replays.

Make It or Break It (ABC Family): New. Lauren attempts to breakup Kaylie and Carter. Payson is looking to obtain some pain medication without her mother knowing. Plays again late night tomorrow.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some fast food places that are doing it the right way. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “M.I.A.,” replays.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Lost & Found,” replays.
  • Raising the Bar (TNT): New. Michelle needs her cop boyfriend to testify in her case. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the Detroit Tigers at the Boston Red Sox.

Late Night

  • The Bill Engvall Show (TBS): Repeat. This past Saturday night’s episode, “Oh Brother,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last night’s season finale episode, “Revolution,” replays.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s season premiere episode, “Mr. Monks Favorite Show,” replays.
  • Royal Pains (USA): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “It’s Like Jamals Vu All Over Again,” replays.

TV Marathons

AMC has all 13 season two episodes of Mad Men today. Season three premieres this Sunday, August 16th.
Bravo has eight episodes of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of A Haunting.
Oxygen has six episodes of Dance Your Ass Off.
Spike has seven hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has eight episodes of Joan of Arcadia early.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.
USA has four James Bond movies.

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