Tonight on the Tube: Bowl Games & Better Off Ted

News & Notes

Get Better Off Ted Season 1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has a 20/20 special and CBS has The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of Ghost Lab, Syfy has the first season finale of Outer Space Astronauts, TLC has the series premiere of One Big Happy Family, and truTV has a Disorder in the Court special

In late night, IFC has the first season finale of Dinner With the Band.

Prime Picks

Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (ABC): Repeat. Rudolph comes to the rescue when the New Year baby is kidnapped.

Scrubs (ABC): Repeat. This season’s premiere episode, “Our First Day of School,” replays.
Better Off Ted (ABC): New. Veronica’s magician boyfriend has come to town and it affects her work. Lem gets a lab coat that is a different color than everyone else.

20/20 (ABC): New. The newsmagazine takes a look at the real-life story behind The Blind Side and Michael Oher’s path from the projects to the NFL.

Solid Selections

The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “Valentine’s Day” from season two, Michael has to go to corporate.
The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “Email Surveillance” from season two, Michael is monitoring the office’s email.

The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “The Injury” from season two, Michael needs attention after he injures himself on a grill at home.
The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “The Secret” from season two, Jim is trying to be Michael’s friend, so he won’t say anything about him liking Pam.

The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “The Carpet” from season two, Michael tries to find out who stained his office carpet.
The Office (TBS): Repeat. In “Conflict Resolution” from season two, Michael takes over conflict resolution in the office and chaos ensues.

Other Option

  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike makes some old-fashioned maple syrup. Plays again later. A repeat episode replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has the EagleBank Bowl with Temple vs. UCLA and the Champs Sports Bowl with Miami vs. Wisconsin.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • NBA TV has the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Versus has NHL action.

TV Marathons

BET has 18 episodes of Family Matters.
Bravo has 10 episodes of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover.
Discovery Channel has 13 episodes of Dirty Jobs.
Hallmark Channel has six Christmas/Holiday themed TVmovies.
Oxygen has 23 episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Spike has 14 episodes of DEA.
Syfy has six episodes of Joan of Arcadia early and later six episodes of Ghost Hunters Academy .
Travel Channel has 10 episodes of Food Paradise.
truTV has six episodes of Black Gold early and later has six episodes of Operation Repo tonight.

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1 comment… add one
  • Screen Sleuth Dec 29, 2009, 8:00 am

    23 episodes of Bad Girls? Will there be the very necessary warning about permanent IQ damage caused by watching too much of that show?

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