Tonight on the Tube: Smallville & Caprica

by Jason the TVaholic on February 19, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Smallville Season 9 Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, NBC has Day 8 coverage of the XXI Winter Olympics.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season finale of The Haunted and HBO has the series premiere of The Ricky Gervais Show, the second season premiere of The Life & Times of Tim and the eighth season premiere of Real Time With Bill Maher.

In late night, Comedy Central has the 14th season premiere of Comedy Central Presents and HBO has the series premiere of Funny or Die Presents.

Prime Picks

Smallville (The CW): New. Clark gets infected with a wish granting kryptonite while on a date with Lois.

Caprica (Syfy): New. The Graystones are trying to control the damage of recent events while vengeance seems to be nearing. Plays again later.

The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Stars of the Food Network talk about their favorite “Crunchy” food items. Two repeat episodes play right before and another follows. All four play again later.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): Repeat. The “Teamwork” episode from earlier this season replays, where House is back as head of diagnostics and a porn star is admitted with pulsating eye pain.

The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO): Series Premiere. Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant star in this animated comedy based on comedy podcasts. In this first episode they debate some 20th century inventions. Plays again later.
The Life & Times of Tim (HBO): Season Premiere. These are the animated adventures of a hapless 20-something in New York. In this episode Tim is growing a post-breakup beard. Plays again later.

Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. The “Claudia” episode replays, where a woman that blames Artie for the death of her brother takes him. This is the first episode with Allison Scagliotti (@allisonscag) joining the cast as Claudia.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Dallas Mavericks at the Orlando Magic followed by the Boston Celtics at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • ESPN2 has a college basketball game.

Late Night

  • nip/tuck (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Christian Troy II,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has 11 episodes of American Loggers.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Snapped.
Spike has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Syfy has eight episodes of Sanctuary early.
WE has nine episodes of The Locator.

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