Tonight on the Tube: Iron Chef America, Desperate Housewives & Brothers and Sisters

by Jason the TVaholic on January 3, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Find Iron Chef America for Wii at AmazonTonight, ION has the second season premiere of Durham County and NBC has the fourth season finale of Football Night in America followed by the 23rd season finale of Sunday Night Football.

Over on cable, Food Network has a two-hour Iron Chef America special and the series premiere of Worst Cooks in America, History has an Apocalypse Island special, Style has the second season premiere of Giuliana & Bill, TLC has an Emergency Level One, a My Shocking Story and a Super Face Surgeries special, Travel Channel has the premiere of 101 Chowdown Countdown, VH1 has the series premieres of Frank the Entertainer … In a Basement Affair and Secrets of Aspen, and WE has the fourth winter season premiere of Platinum Weddings and the fourth season premiere of Rich Bride, Poor Bride.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Homer starts to feel jealous after Grandpa gets a little fame after being interviewed about his life. Runs 30 minutes.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. The plane crash on Wisteria Lane has got everyone thinking about how things might have been had they made some different choices in life. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. The Walkers are searching for a bone marrow match for Kitty, who isn’t doing well. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Super Chef Emeril Lagasse and Iron Chef Mario Batali battle Iron Chef Bobby Flay and super White House Chef Comerford in a “Super Chef Battle.” Runs two hours. Plays again later.

Worst Cooks in America (Food Network): Series Premiere. A group of the worst cooks America has to offer are competing for a $25,000 prize. The competition starts out with 24 and gets cut down to 12 that will go on to compete in two teams of six, with one player from each team being sent home each week. Chefs Anne Burrell and Beau MacMillan are on hand to instruct them through the competition. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action.
  • ESPN2 has women’s college basketball with Oklahoma at Tennessee.
  • FOX has NFL action.
  • NBA TV has the San Antonio Spurs at the Toronto Raptors.
  • NBC has the final Sunday Night Football game of the season with the Cincinnati Bengals at the New York Jets.

TV Marathons

A&E has eight episodes of Paranormal State.
ABC Family has 17 episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Discovery Health has eight episodes of Dr. G: Medical Examiner early.
Encore Westerns has episodes of Gunsmoke all day.
FOX Reality has 11 episodes of The Academy.
History has nine episodes of Life After People.
History International has eight hours of Battle 360 episodes tonight.
Nickelodeon has 14 episodes of George Lopez tonight into late night.
Nick Toons has 25 episodes of Iron Man: Armored Adventures.
Oxygen has episodes of Snapped most of the day.
Spike has 12 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
TLC has six episodes of Mystery Diagnosis.
TNT has eight episodes of Law & Order early.
truTV has six episodes of Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest Criminals.
TV Guide Network has 15 episodes of TV Guide Close Up.
TV Land has 12 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show.
USA has 19 hours of House episodes.
WE has eight episodes of Bridezillas.

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