Tonight on the Tube: College Football, Trauma & Robin Hood

by Jason the TVaholic on October 3, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Robin Hood Season Two on DVDOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the series premiere of SuperFetch and the second season premiere of Dogs 101, Biography has the series premiere of Celebrity Ghost Stories, Cartoon Network has the series premieres of 10 Count and Re: Evolution of Sports, CMT has the fifth season finale of Country Fried Home Videos and the first season finale of All Jacked Up, Showtime has a Mike Epps: Under Rated…Never Faded & X-Rated comedy special, and truTV has the series premiere of Top 20 Most Shocking.

Prime Picks

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. In “My Name Is Mac Taylor” from season five, the team searches for a killer after two victims named Mac Taylor are found dead.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. Rufus takes Alan and Kate captive, so Robin takes his son and sets out to find his hiding place. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.

Law & Order: Special Victims (NBC): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “Sugar,” replays.

Solid Selections

Mercy (NBC): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “I Believe You Conrad,” replays, which highlights how weak the TV options are on a Saturday night. I gave this show a second shot by watching this episode, but it looks like it’ll be my last.

Trauma (NBC): Repeat. This past Monday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. This on the other hand, is actually pretty good.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): New. The story of a woman and her child that were forced to rob a bank by having dynamite strapped to them.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has regional college football action and then later Saturday Night College Football with either Oklahoma at Miami (FL) or USC at California.
  • CBS has college football action with LSU at Georgia.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with Auburn at Tennessee capping off the night.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Arkansas State at Iowa followed by NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Kansas Lottery 300 and then more college football action with Arkansas at Texas A&M capping off the night.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • NBC has college football action with my Washington Huskies at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
  • Versus has a college football tripleheader with Oregon State at Arizona State capping off the night.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “The Great Recession,” replays.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. The “Mr. Monk Takes the Stand” episode from three weeks ago replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. The “Bollywood Homicide” episode from two weeks ago replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Ryan Reynolds hosts with musical guest Lady Gaga.

TV Marathons

BBC America has five episodes of Skins early.
Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Discovery Channel has 12 episodes of MythBusters.
Food Network has the six episodes of the first season of The Next Iron Chef tonight to get you ready for the second go around beginning tomorrow night.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
TLC has five episodes of Lottery Changed My Life tonight.
truTV has six episodes of World’s Wildest Police Videos.

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