Tonight on the Tube: Modern Family, Cougar Town & Eastwick

by Jason the TVaholic on October 28, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download The Vampire Diaries Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS is in repeats, FOX has the MLB World Series, and NBC has a Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space special.

Over on cable, History has a The Real Wolfman special and Science has the series premieres of Monster Swamp and Weird Creatures.

On satellite, DirectTV 101 has the fourth season premiere of Friday Night Lights.

Prime Picks

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (ABC): Repeat. The classic Halloween cartoon replays once again.
The Middle (ABC): New. Mike is trying to get Brick involved in more social activities.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Gloria and Jay don’t see eye to eye on a matter of Manny’s choice of clothing for school. Cameron loses it when Lily bumps her head.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Jules ends things with Josh after he says he loves her. Grayson, Bobby and Andy have a little competition on the golf course. Runs 31 minutes.

Eastwick (ABC): New. Roxie is trying to save people from the future she believes she is seeing. Kat thinks Joanna should give it another shot with Will. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. I really like this show and this is another solid episode.

Solid Selections

Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space (NBC): This animated Halloween special plays twice, which has the monsters trying to save Earth from invading mutant pumpkins.

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys test some kitchen myths. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.

Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert is tasked with cooking a meal for 250 VIPs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • nip/tuck (FX): New. Sean changes his life on an impulse. Annie is in from New York. Christian is giving Mike some advice about Kimber. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice.
  • The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Repeat. The “Lost Girls” episode replays, where Stefan tells Elena of his past and how he and his brother became vampires.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the New Orleans Hornets at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the Utah Jazz at the Denver Nuggets.
  • FOX has Game 1 coverage of the MLB World Series.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episodes replay.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Living Single.
USA has six episodes of NCIS tonight.

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