Tonight on the Tube: Scrubs, Better Off Ted & The Good Wife

by Jason the TVaholic on January 5, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Better Off Ted Season 1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, FOX has the FedEx Orange Bowl and NBC has the ninth season premiere of The Biggest Loser.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the series premieres of Wild Recon and Maneaters, BBC America has the first season finale of Britain’s Missing Top Model and the third season premiere of Last Restaurant Standing, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Howe & Howe Tech, and History has an After Armageddon special and the second season premiere of Life After People.

Next Tuesday is the premieres of American Idol and Our Little Genius on FOX and Southland on TNT.

Prime Picks

Scrubs (ABC): New. The students are all thinking about why they got into medicine before they get their white coats.
Better Off Ted (ABC): New. An employee dies during a final push to get a product that helps people sleep get finished and Veronica sees it as an opportunity to get people to work harder.

Scrubs (ABC): New. Lucy notices that the hospital seems to be all coupled up.
Better Off Ted (ABC): New. A security guard is getting a little too chummy with Ted. Lem and Phil are worried about being paired with Veronica by herself for the first time.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia is representing the soon to be ex-wife of the state’s attorney general in her divorce. Will gets flirty with opposing counsel in a wrongful death case.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): New. The team is looking into the death of a Navy pilot while an attorney that doesn’t like Gibbs battles them.

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. The murder of a petty officer leads the team to a teen that Sam knows and that may have a connection with a terrorist.

the forgotten (ABC): New. The team looks into a young woman and older man that were buried in the snow near a seedy motel after being shot.

Other Option

  • Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel): New. Mike tries his hand at animal control dealing with skunks and other pests. Plays again later. A repeat episode replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college basketball action.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action.
  • FOX has the FedEx Orange Bowl with Georgia Tech vs. Iowa.
  • NBA TV has a doubleheader with the Orlando Magic at the Indiana Pacers followed by the Houston Rockets at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s winter season premiere episode, “You Don’t Know What You’ve Got…,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has nine episodes of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover.
Discovery Channel has 11 episodes of Dirty Jobs.
History has five episodes of Life After People that play twice.
Oxygen has 17 episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Spike has nine hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
USA has 19 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE has five episodes of Bridezillas early.

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