Tonight on the Tube: Leverage, Glee & Dark Blue

News & Notes

Download Leverage Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC, CBS and NBC are carrying the Presidential Address to a Joint Session of Congress new special, The CW has the 13th season premiere of America’s Next Top Model, and FOX has the sixth season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance and the season premiere of Glee.

Over on cable, A&E has the fifth season finale of Criss Angel: Mindfreak, HBO has the fifth season finale of Hard Knocks, History has the series premiere of Nostradamus Effect, MTV has the 22nd season finale of The Real World, Showtime has the 33rd season premiere of Inside the NFL, Sundance has the series premiere of The Day Before, Syfy has the third season premiere of Destination Truth, TLC has the second season finale of Lottery Changed My Life special, TNT has the second season summer finale of Leverage, and TV Land has the first season finale of How’d You Get So Rich?.

Prime Picks

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX): Season Premiere. Auditions for the new season begin.

Leverage (TNT): Summer Finale. The team is trying to get the money left to a charity to actually go to the charity. Plays again later.

Dark Blue (TNT): New. Jaime goes undercover by hooking up with an acquaintance from her past, as they try to bust a large smuggling ring. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Presidential Address (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, etc.): News Special. The president speaks to a joint session of congress and the nation.

Glee (FOX): Season Premiere. Or, series premiere, if you count the first episode as a preview. The club does its first performance in front of an audience. The cheerleading coach sends her team in to infiltrate the glee club, so she can bring it down. Plays again on Friday.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert fills in at the Bourse building food court in Philadelphia. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby competes in a “Steak Fajitas” competition. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (TBS): New. Two new episode play, “Meet the Hubby” and “Meet the H.B.I.C.” The episodes play an hour later as of tonight following four repeat episodes of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader Wednesday Night Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays at the New York Yankees followed by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • ESPN2 has quarterfinals coverage of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

Late Night

  • 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s first season finale episode, “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” replays.
  • Ruby & the Rockits (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “We Aren’t the Champions,” replays.

TV Marathons

BET has 18 episodes of One on One.
Bravo has nine episodes of Top Chef.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike has 10 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has eight episodes of Joan of Arcadia early.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Extreme….
USA has six episodes of NCIS tonight.

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