Tonight on the Tube: ABC Comedies, Glee-peats & nip/tuck

by Jason the TVaholic on January 6, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download nip/tuck episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has Ugly Betty taking over the post Cougar Town timeslot and CBS has an I Get That a Lot special followed by The 36th Annual People’s Choice Awards.

Over on cable, Discovery Health has a Confessions of a Reality Show Loser special, FX has the seventh, and final, season premiere of nip/tuck, History has an Apocalypse Man special, Planet Green has the series premieres of Big Chef Takes on Little Chef and Conviction Kitchen, Syfy has the second winter season premiere of Ghost Hunters International, and TLC has the series premiere of Tailgate Takedown.

Returning with new episodes next Wednesday is the entire CBS lineup, Tosh.0 on Comedy Central, and Leverage on TNT.

Prime Picks

The Middle (ABC): New. Sue wants a new pair of jeans to fit in at school and Brick wants to take care of his aunts’ dog while they are away.
The Middle (ABC): New. Brooke Shields (Lipstick Jungle) guest stars in this episode where Sue is having some trouble with the some boys in the neighborhood.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Benjamin Bratt (The Cleaner) guest stars as Manny’s father and Gloria doesn’t like how Jay responds to him coming for a visit.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Lisa Kudrow (Friends) guest stars as the meanest dermatologist in town that Jules and Ellie both want to get an appointment with.

nip/tuck (FX): Season Premiere. Sean and Christian’s alma mater gives them an award. A self-mutilator comes to the practice for some reconstructive surgery. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice.

Solid Selections

Glee (FOX): Repeat. In “Mash-Up” from earlier this season, Will puts together a mash-up and the cool kids get overthrown.

Glee (FOX): Repeat. In “Wheels” from earlier this season, Will gets the entire club using wheelchairs to see what it is like for Artie. Kurt and Rachel go head-to-head for a big solo.

Worst Cooks in America (Food Network): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Into the Fire,” from this past Sunday replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has the GMAC Bowl with Central Michigan vs. Troy followed by NBA action with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Discovery Channel has 12 episodes of Man vs. Wild.
MTV has five episodes of True Life.
Oxygen has nine episodes of NBC’s Mercy early.
Spike has nine hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has 15 episodes of Ghost Hunters….
USA has five episodes of NCIS.
WE has five episodes of 20/20 on WE early and another five tonight.

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