News & Notes
I’m scheduled to be on TV Talk with Shaun OMac today at about 4:00 p.m. PT. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. PT and runs two hours. You can listen live or find it at later on.
On Episode 50, “A Coughin’ Good Time,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about some TV related news items, a mini topic about new shows we’ve thought we’d like, but don’t, returning shows we’ve stopped watching and a new show we thought we wouldn’t like, but do, and then talk about the previous week in primetime.
FlashForward (ABC): New. Mark is off on a romantic getaway with his wife, when he gets a call about something from his board in the flash-forward. Aaron learns what happened to his daughter.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Owen has recruited a fellow Iraq veteran and cardiothoracic surgeon for Cristina, but Cristina doesn’t think she is all that good. Izzie is back. Runs 61 minutes.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. A woman being held for ransom has Minelli ordering Patrick and the team to work with Bosco’s team on the case.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Dreams about her ancestor are freaking out Bonnie. Damon finally tells Stefan why he came back.
Fringe (FOX): New. A connection to Massive Dynamic is found while investigating a kidnapping that turns into a hostage situation.
Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison and Sam come across a crashed vehicle and have to perform urgent care on the driver and pregnant passenger. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
- 30 Rock (NBC): New. The crew is waiting for the new cast member. Jack thinks that Liz should do a talk show.
- American Chopper (TLC): New. The Ornge medical transport company commissions a chopper. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.
- Bones (FOX): New. Booth is up for re-certification on the gun range, but finds he isn’t the crack shot he used to be before his surgery. Booth and Brennan investigate the death of a little person that used to wrestle.
- Community (NBC): New. Annie’s debate partner drops out, so Jeff joins the team. Abed seems to be predicting the future with his films.
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. The trail that took Dr. Langston to Miami and New York has brought him back to Las Vegas.
- Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeat. The “Cora vs. Phan” battle from this past Sunday replays. Plays again later.
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): New. Mac and Dennis think they need some time away from the other. Runs 31 minutes. Plays again later.
- The Office (NBC): New. Michael doesn’t know what to do with a rumor circulating about the company.
- Supernatural (The CW): New. Dean and Sam are tricked by a fan into attending a fan convention.
- ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with South Florida at Rutgers.
- TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Miami Heat followed by the Phoenix Suns at the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Balm,” replays Runs 90 minutes. Best episode of the season.
- White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Book of Hours,” replays.
Bravo has 13 episodes of The Real Housewives of….
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has episodes of Snapped all day.
Syfy has eight episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise early.