Tonight on the Tube: College Football, Robin Hood & Good Eats

News & Notes

Get Robin Hood Season Two on DVDOn cable tonight, BBC America has the fifth season premiere of The Graham Norton Show, CMT has the fourth season premiere of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, HBO has a Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me comedy special, MTV has the first season finale of Making His Band, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Megafault.

Prime Picks

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeat. Alton Brown tells you pretty much everything you could ever want to know about salt. Plays again later. Two more episodes follow.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. Gisborne is using an unconventional weapon to get Robin. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.

Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton Brown celebrates the “Good Eats 10th Anniversary.” Plays again later. Two repeat episode play right before.

Solid Selections

No first hour Solid Selection.

Trauma (NBC): Repeat. This past Monday’s series premiere episode, “All’s Fair,” replays.

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

Sports Notes

  • ABC has regional college football action and then later Saturday Night College Football with Michigan at Iowa.
  • CBS has college football action with Alabama at Mississippi and then later Florida at LSU in primetime.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with Colorado at Texas capping off the night.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Purdue at Minnesota followed by NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: Camping World RV 300 and then more college football action with Georgia Tech at Florida State capping off the night.
  • NBC has Day 3 coverage of the Presidents Cup golf tournament.
  • TNT has doubleheader MLB playoff action.
  • TNT has NBA preseason action.
  • Versus has a college football action early with Iowa State at Kansas.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “The Gang Gives Frank an Intervention,” replays.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Mr. Monk Goes to Group Therapy,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Let’s Get Hairy,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Drew Barrymore hosts with musical guest Regina Spektor.

TV Marathons

BET has 11 episodes of Frankie and Neffe.
Bravo has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Discovery Channel has eight episodes of Swords: Life on the Line.
MTV2 has 11 episodes of Real World/Road Rules Challenge.
TLC has six episodes of Dateline: Real Life Mysteries tonight.
truTV has six episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power, Privilege & Justice.
VH1 has the five-part 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs special.

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