Tonight on the Tube: Old Christine, Glee, Modern Family & Cougar Town

by Jason the TVaholic on October 14, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Glee Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, BBC America has the series premiere of Mary Queen of Shops, FX has the sixth season premiere of nip/tuck, Planet Green has the series premiere of Nature, Inc., Showtime has the first season finale of Full Color Football, and truTV has a Ultimate Peril special.

On Episode 46, “TV Pet Peeves,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about some of our TV pet peeves, along with some news items, and our discussion of the previous week in primetime.

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Corbin Bersen (Psych) guest-stars as a divorce attorney that convinces Christine that Barb owes her alimony.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): New. Gary tries not to get attached to every woman he gets close to.

Glee (FOX): New. Sue is forcing the glee club members to compete against each other. Some shocking news gets out.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. DNA conflicts with the story of a scorned woman that said she killed her cheating husband.

Solid Selections

Hank (ABC): New. Hank gets a job at the mall alongside his daughter.
The Middle (ABC): New. Frankie and Mike have romantic plans, but the family and others keep getting in the way.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Shelley Long (Cheers) guest-stars as Jay’s ex-wife and is back to try and make-up for the scene she caused at Jay and Gloria’s wedding.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Jules puts in motion a plan to get Grayson to say she is sexy. Runs 31 minutes.

Eastwick (ABC): New. Roxie wants to know more about her neighbor at the prompting of Darryl. Kat uses Darryl’s divorce lawyer. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. Group that kills together for the thrill is hunted by the BAU.
  • Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert is tasked with a “Block Party” challenge. Plays again later.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys test some duct tape myths. Plays again later.
  • nip/tuck (FX): Season Premiere. Sean and Christian are having trouble keeping the practice doing well. Matt and Kimber are doing differently in their career paths. Runs 63 minutes. Plays twice.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night College Football with Boise State at Tulsa.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Roseanne.
Syfy has 11 episodes of Haunted.
USA has six episodes of NCIS.

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