News & Notes
Tonight, NBC has the series premiere of The Marriage Ref.
Over on cable, Bravo has the fifth season finale of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Discovery Health has a Too Many Babies? special, GSN has the series premiere of Instant Recall, USA has the third season finale of Burn Notice, and VH1 has the third season finale of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.
In late night, Bravo has the third season premiere of The Real Housewives of New York City.
Scheduled to be on TV Talk today at 4:00 p.m. PT to talk about the week in TV with host Shaun Daily. The show runs from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT and I am usually on right about the halfway point.
Community (NBC): New. Jeff is taking a billiards class. Abed is trying to use different parts of his personality to woo a potential mate.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Ron gets an award for a project that was initiated by Leslie.
The Office (NBC): New. Pam and Jim’s baby is on the way and they are hoping to stay at the hospital as long as possible. Andy gets jealous when Erin has lunch with Kevin. Runs 60 minutes. I’ve heard from fellow TV bloggers and TV critics that have seen the episode that it is really good and gets better as the episode goes on.
Burn Notice (USA): Season Finale. A terrorist is threatening to detonate a bomb in Miami if Michael doesn’t comply with his demands. Plays again later. The previous six episodes of the season replay earlier in the day.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Repeat. The “Unpleasantville” episode replays, where Damon and Stefan try to figure out who the new vampire in town is while attending the school dance with Elena.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. A famous surgeon arrives at the hospital as a patient. Arizona and Callie attempt to help Sloan and Teddy move on. Runs 61 minutes.
The Mentalist (CBS): New. A chef is murdered during a cooking competition in Napa Valley and the team investigates.
- Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. Duff and the gang try to create a life-sized motorcycle groom’s cake. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A member of Rascal Flatts gets electrocuted by their own guitar and the CSIs investigate.
- Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison, Pete, and Sam are working on the same case of a soon to be father that has come down with tuberculosis. Sheldon helps one of Violet’s patients get over their fear of flying. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
- ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action.
- ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.
- TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Miami Heat followed by the Utah Jazz at the Phoenix Suns.
- Versus has NHL action.
- Caprica (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday night’s episode, “There Is Another Sky,” replays.
- Psych (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Head, the Tail, The Whole Damn Episode,” replays.
- White Collar (USA): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s episode, “Front Man,” replays.
A&E has five episodes of The First 48.
Bravo has 15 episodes of The Real Housewives of Orange County.
History has 13 episodes of Modern Marvels.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Snapped.
Syfy has eight episodes of Jake 2.0 early.
Travel Channel has the five-part 101 Chowdown Countdown tonight.
USA has six episodes of Burn Notice.
VH1 has nine episodes of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.
WE has five episodes of Women Behind Bars early.