Tonight on the Tube: House, The Big Bang Theory & Castle

News & Notes

Get Castle's Bestselling Heat Wave Novel at AmazonOn cable tonight, ABC Family has the fourth season finale of Lincoln Heights, Discovery Health has the fourth season finale of Dr. G: Medical Examiner, HBO has the TV movie premiere of Joe’s Palace, History has a Jesse James’ Hidden Gold special, and truTV has the fifth season premiere of Operation Repo.

In late night, TBS has the series premiere of Lopez Tonight. Also plays on TNT and truTV tonight.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): New. A teen girl with arms and legs that keep swelling is brought into the hospital. A medical conference is attended. Runs 61 minutes.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan and Charlie awake together with a strange woman in their bed. Runs 31 minutes.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard and Penny are fighting and Sheldon tries to play peacemaker. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Castle (ABC): New. Beckett and Castle have to investigate a prominent family while looking into the case of a murdered bike messenger. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Lily tries to break Barney and Robin up after they hit a rough patch.
Accidentally On Purpose (CBS): New. Billy causes a break up between Abby and Nick and must try to fix it before Abby does something that she will ultimately regret.

Lie to Me (FOX): New. A finalist in the World Series of Poker is missing and Lightman and the team head to Las Vegas to investigate.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. Dr. Langston, guest star Laurence Fishburne, heads to Miami when a leg is found there that may be from a girl that went missing in Las Vegas. The case ultimately takes them to New York on Wednesday and back to Las Vegas on Thursday, as the show does their first triple crossover episodes.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy visits “Diners Times Three.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Good Eats (Food Network): New. Alton investigates the Japanese pantry. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Jenny is going after a hot guy to escort her to Cotillion. Chuck and Nate are trying to get Blair and Serena to be friends again. Olivia gets a movie offer and thinks about leaving school.
  • Lincoln Heights (ABC Family): Season Finale. Cassie wants to go to school in New York. Lizzie gets in some trouble. Charles wants to join the Army. Two episodes play. The first plays again later and the second plays again late night tomorrow.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s third season finale episode, “Shut the Door. Have a Seat,” replays. Plays again later.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Brooke gets some big news. Nathan is about to sign a new contract. Dan has returned to Tree Hill.
  • Rita Rocks (Lifetime): New. Two new episodes play after last week’s two episodes replay. Tonight’s new episodes replay next week.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Football with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Denver Broncos.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • Lopez Tonight (TBS): Series Premiere. George Lopez kicks off his new talkshow tonight. Plays again later. Also plays on TNT and truTV tonight. The show will have new episodes Monday through Thursday nights.
  • Monk (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Mr. Monk Goes Camping,” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Book of Hours,” replays.

TV Marathons

Cartoon Network has 23 episodes of Johnny Test.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of It Takes a Thief.
Oxygen has 20 episodes of Living Single.
Syfy has eight episodes of Stargate SG-1 early.
USA has nine episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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