Tonight on the Tube: Winter Olympics & Survivors Series Premiere

by Jason the TVaholic on February 13, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get the Survivors Book by Terry Nation at AmazonTonight, NBC has Day 2 coverage of the XXI Winter Olympics.

Over on cable, BBC America has the series premiere of Survivors, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Elevator Girl, and HBO has a Bill Maher…But I’m Not Wrong comedy special.

Prime Picks

Survivors (BBC America): Series Premiere. When a virus wipes out 90% of the population, the remaining people begin to band together. Update of a 1970s British series that was based on a book by Terry Nation. Runs two hours. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. A couple of episodes that have Guy checking out places that are serving up burgers, hot dogs, onion rings, and fries. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round action from the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games.
  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing coverage of the Nationwide Series: Camping World 300 from Daytona and three college basketball games.
  • NBC has XXI Winter Olympics coverage, as does CNBC.
  • TNT has NBA All-Star Weekend coverage, which includes NBA All-Star Saturday Night.
  • Versus has a college basketball game.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “Enemies Closer,” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Home Invasion,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of America’s Next Top Model early and later has House tonight.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Dirty Jobs.
History has eight episodes Gangland early.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
TLC has five episodes of LA Ink tonight.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Samantha Brown’s….
truTV has six episodes of Murder by the Book early followed by five episodes of Top 20 Most Shocking.
TV One has 20 episodes of Good Times.
WE has eight episodes of Bridezillas tonight.

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1 Kyle February 13, 2010 at 8:23 am

Survivors is great, I highly recommend it–I watched the entire first series around Christmas. Need to catch up on series 2 but it’s on the massive pile of other stuff to watch that doesn’t affect my DVR free space. Do you happen to know if BBCA is going to air series 2 immediately following the first series?

2 Jason the TVaholic February 13, 2010 at 1:51 pm

Kyle, Yes, BBC America will be playing Series 2 of Survivors beginning March 27th, immediately following Series 1.

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