News & Notes
On 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.
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.
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.
- 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.
- ESPN has Wednesday Night College Football with Boise State at Tulsa.
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.