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

by Jason the TVaholic on October 17, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Robin Hood Season Two on DVDOn cable tonight, FOX Reality Channel has the first season finale of Househusbands of Hollywood and The 2009 FOX Reality Channel Really Awards, HGTV has the sixth season finale of Color Splash, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Sorority Wars comedy special, and Science has the series premiere of Head Games,

In late night, Comedy Central has a Jon Reep: Metro Jethro comedy special.

Prime Picks

Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeats. Get a look at how some of your favorite foods for “Football Parties” are made and then some “Fan Fare” arena foods. Both play again later.

Robin Hood (BBC America): New. Prince John comes to Nottingham with less than honorable intentions. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.

Unwrapped (Food Network): New. See how some of your favorite “Tailgating Goodies” are made. Plays again later.
The Secret Life Of … (Food Network): Repeat. Check out the history of tailgating. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

NCIS (NBC): Repeat. “Caged” from season six replays, where McGee ends up being taken hostage in a women’s prison.

Tailgate Warriors With Guy Fieri (Food Network): New. Teams of tailgaters compete to show who can make the best pre-game food. Plays again later.

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

Other Option

  • Trauma (NBC): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Bad Day at Work,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action followed by NASCAR racing with the Sprint Cup: NASCAR Banking 500.
  • CBS has college football action with Arkansas at Florida.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with South Carolina at Alabama capping off the night.
  • ESPN2 has three college football games with Missouri at Oklahoma State capping off the night.
  • FOX has Game 2 coverage of the American League Championship Series.
  • NBC has college football action with USC at Notre Dame.
  • Versus has tripleheader college football action with Stanford at Arizona capping off the night.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “The Waitress is Getting Married,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last night’s fall finale episode, “Shawn Takes a Shot in the Dark,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Gerard Butler hosts with musical guest Shakira.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta tonight.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike has 11 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has Saw I-III.
TLC has 14 episodes of Say Yes to the Dress tonight.
Travel Channel has 10 episodes of Samantha Brown’s Great Weekends.
truTV has 12 episodes of Forensic Files.
USA has seven episodes of NCIS.

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