News & Notes
On cable tonight, CMT has a Larry the Cable Guy’s Hula-Palooza Christmas Luau comedy special, Lifetime has the second season finale of DietTribe, and TLC has the series premiere of Happily Ever Faster.
On Episode 51, “So You Think the Supernatural Sons of Glee Met Your Mother,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae and I talk about some TV related news items and then talk about some of the best TV episodes from the previous week in primetime.
Smallville (The CW): New. Tess takes Lois in an attempt to find out where she was during her missing three weeks. Clark decides what to do about Zod.
Stargate Universe (Syfy): New. Lt. Scott and Camile Wray get a chance to visit home via the stones. An ancient technology is found that could lead to figuring out a way home. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Time,” replays right before.
White Collar (USA): New. A young woman has a painting stolen from her and Neal looks into the origin of the art piece, while helping Peter to plan a sting to catch the person who stole it. Plays again later. The two previous episodes of the series replay earlier in the day.
House (FOX): Repeat. In “Painless” from last season, House and the team are treating a patient with severe chronic pain. Cuddy is learning she doesn’t have much time with the new baby.
Monk (USA): New. Monk back on the force is finding it difficult while on the trail of a serial killer. Plays again later. Five previous episodes from this season replay earlier in the day.
Numb3rs (CBS): New. After a hostage situation develops during a diamond heist, the team thinks the robbers may be using the strategies of a convicted felon.
- Medium (CBS): New. Allison is having sensitivity to light. Joe begins to take better care of himself after one of Allison’s dreams.
- Sanctuary (Syfy): New. Will has to defend Magnus after she is charged with murder. Plays again later. I just haven’t found this season that compelling after the first couple of episodes, otherwise known as after they got rid of Ashley.
- ESPN doubleheader NBA action with the Orlando Magic at the Boston Celtics followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Los Angeles Clippers.
- ESPN2 has Friday Night College Football with Boise State at Utah State.
- Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Service,” replays.
Oxygen has six episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Syfy has eight episodes of Invasion early.