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

by Jason the TVaholic on November 25, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Glee Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, NBC has a The Biggest Loser special.

On cable tonight, History has a The Beatles on Record special, Showtime has the first season finale of Lock n’ Load, and Sundance has the first season finale of Man Shops Globe.

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Richard attempts to woo back New Christine.
Gary Unmarried (CBS): New. Gary lets Louise go to a party, but then tries to keep it from Allison. Sasha thinks about a relationship with Gary outside of the radio station.

Glee (FOX): New. The glee club is checking out the competition. Kirk gives Rachel a makeover. Hope this episode comes off more focused, as last week’s seemed a little all over the place.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. The CSIs are trying to save the next victim on the Compass Killer.

Solid Selections

Modern Family (ABC): Repeat. In “The Incident” from earlier this season, Shelley Long guest stars Jay’s ex-wife.
The Middle (ABC): New. The staff at the dealership is forced to work on Thanksgiving.

Modern Family (ABC): New. It’s Luke’s birthday and Claire and Phil decide to go all out. A repeat of the hilarious “The Incident” episode replays earlier in the night before The Middle.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Travis brings a girl over for Thanksgiving. Grayson and Bobby realize they have something more than golf in common. Runs 31 minutes. This was a great episode of the show. It has been a little over-the-top at times, especially star Courtney Cox, but things are toned down a bit and the episode comes of not only funny, but very sweet. I hope this is a sign that the show has found itself and we’ll see more of this going forward.

Eastwick (ABC): New. The show resumes showing its remaining episodes, but even though I liked the show, I will not be watching, since the show’s producers have already said they didn’t have time to give the series any kind of finale. So, stopping now or in a few episodes doesn’t really matter to me, as either way the story will be left unfinished.

Other Options

  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is hunting the Reaper, who seems to have found Hotchner’s family. This is the show’s 100th episode.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The team takes a look at some diving myths. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays right before.
  • nip/tuck (FX): New. Alexis and Matt both want some really weird procedures done. Erica finds out the truth about her husband. Plays twice.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has NBA action with the Miami Heat at the Orlando Magic followed by college basketball action.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action most of the day.

Late Night

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “The D.E.N.N.I.S. System,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
Nickelodeon has 18 episodes of George Lopez tonight into late night.
Oxygen has 21 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike has 10 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
USA has six episodes of NCIS.

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