Tonight on the Tube: FlashForward, Grey’s Anatomy & The Mentalist

by Jason the TVaholic on October 8, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Fringe Season One on DVD at AmazonTonight, NBC has Community moving up to kickoff the night.

Over on cable, BBC America has the third season finale of Skins, Comedy Central has the return of Tosh.0 with new episodes, History has the first season finale of Marked, and TLC has the first season finale of Police Women of Broward County.

In late night, Spike has a TNA Wrestling: Global Impact 2 special.

Scheduled to be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac today at about 4:00 p.m. PT. 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

FlashForward (ABC): New. Nazi in prison says he has information on the blackouts. Demetri gets a tip about the future anonymously.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Lexie and Meredith’s father is brought in to the hospital with a failing liver. Mark plays a trick on Cristina. Runs 61 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. Lisbon gets accused of murder, but can’t remember what happened. So, the rest of the team decides to investigate the case.

Solid Selections

Bones (FOX): New. Some human remains are found during a block party. Booth’s son wants to find his dad a girlfriend.

Fringe (FOX): New. Olivia takes a cocktail made by Dr. Bishop in an attempt to remember. A case involving shape shifting is investigated. This looks like it might be the episode we’ve been waiting for since the season one finale.

Private Practice (ABC): New. Violet is having trouble getting over what happened to her. Addison and Naomi are trying to fix their friendship. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. An Independence Day wedding cake is made. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Community (NBC): New. Shirley and Jeff have fun gossiping about Britta’s beau. Annie uses Abed and Troy as psychology test subjects. Runs 30 minutes.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A couple of office pals decide to rob a casino, but things end in murder and the CSIs investigate.
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): New. The gang thinks Frank needs an intervention. Runs 31 minutes. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Office (NBC): New. Everyone heads to Niagara Falls to celebrate Jim and Pam’s wedding. Runs 60 minutes.
  • Parks and Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie goes on a practice date with Ann to get herself ready for her first date with Dave. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Skins (BBC America): Season Finale. ???. Plays again later.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Dean and Sam investigate a small town where people are being killed by the likes of Abraham Lincoln.
  • The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Elena and Jenna are worried about Jeremy and his relationship with Vicki. Stefan lets Elena in on a little bit of his past.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with Nebraska at Missouri.
  • Golf Channel has Day 1 coverage of the Presidents Cup.
  • TBS has tripleheader MLB playoff games.

TV Marathons

AMC has two-part eight-hour Lonesome Dove miniseries.
Bravo has 11 episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Captured followed by 14 episodes of Snapped.
Syfy has nine episodes of Wolf Lake.
TLC has eight episodes of Police Women of Broward County.

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