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

by Jason the TVaholic on November 4, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download The Vampire Diaries Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, Discovery Health has a Strange Sex special, Syfy has the third season finale of Destination Truth, TBS has the fourth season premiere of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne special, TLC has the series premiere of Flowers Uncut With Jeff Leatham, and truTV has the sixth season premiere of Most Daring.

On Episode 49, “The Amazing Greek Castle Dollhouse Community,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about some TV related news items and talk about the previous week in primetime.

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. The most popular girl in school asks Ritchie to a dance.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): New. Gary is trying to do too much after getting the radio gig and trying to keep his painting business running as well.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Manny has begun fencing and the family shows their support.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Jules goes out with an older man, just to do something out of the house for a night. Runs 31 minutes.

Eastwick (ABC): New. Joanna is dealing with having been taken and almost burnt alive. Kat thinks that Bun’s old friend may be able to help her. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Hank (ABC): New. Hank’s mother-in-law comes for a visit.
The Middle (ABC): New. Axl breaks the front door and Mike makes him fix it.

Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is on the trail of a serial killer that keeps his victims’ eyes.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. A software company executive is found dead and the CSIs must learn about “food sploshing” to solve the case.

Other Options

  • Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Roberts cooks a special dinner for 250 twins. Plays again later.
  • nip/tuck (FX): New. Christian is dealing with an angry patient. The way Matt is earning his money is found out by Sean and Christian. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice.
  • Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby takes on a “Country Captain” challenge. Repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Haunted,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Miami Heat at the Washington Wizards followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the New Orleans Hornets.
  • FOX has Game 6 coverage of the MLB World Series.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “The Gang Wrestles for the Troops,” replays.
  • Stargate Universe (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Water,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Wrecks to Riches.
Syfy has 11 episodes of Destination Truth.

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