Tonight on the Tube: Chuck, Life Unexpected & House

News & Notes

Find Chuck Season 2 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has a 20/20: Inside the Bachelor special, The CW has Life Unexpected moving up an hour and the return of Gossip Girl with new episodes following it, and NBC has the return of Trauma with new episodes following Chuck.

Over on cable, BBC America has the 13th season premiere of Top Gear, BET has a Rip the Runway special, HGTV has the series premiere of Home Rules, Showtime has the third season finale of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, and VH1 has the series premieres of Jessica Simpson’s The Price of Beauty and Transform Me.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): New. Casey gets accidentally arrested for treason, so Chuck and Sarah must break him out of jail and help clear his name. Robert Patrick (The Unit) guest-stars as Casey’s old commanding officer.

24 (FOX): New. Cole and Jack are on their way to save Hassan’s daughter and capture someone they believe is behind the upcoming attack.

Greek (ABC Family): New. Things get even tenser between Cappie and Casey when his parents visit and suggest going on a camping trip.

Solid Selections

Life Unexpected (The CW): New. Jones asks Lux to the Winter Formal, which brings up the past for Baze and Cate, especially after Baze finds a condom in Lux’s room.

Trauma (NBC): New. Rabbit and Nancy get closer. Marisa deals with a new partner.

Damages (FX): New. Patty and Ellen are trying to track down Carol Tobin, who seems to have vanished. Arthur Frobisher is about to launch his new foundation. Plays twice and again later, plus replays multiple times throughout the week.

Other Options

  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Lily and Rufus don’t like Jenny’s relationship with Damien. Vanessa and Dan are trying to date other people.
  • House (FOX): New. A high school student passes out on a school trip and then begins hallucinating after.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff’s friend’s bachelor party has been canceled, but Jeff doesn’t tell Audrey.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Some favorite “Citrus Sensations” are looked at. A repeat episode plays right before. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the Detroit Pistons at the Boston Celtics followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at the Golden State Warriors.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s season finale episode, “Mr. Yin Presents…” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s season finale episode, “Out of the Box,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has six episodes of Overhaulin’.
History has six episodes of American Pickers twice.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike TV has six episodes of CSI: NY.
Syfy has eight episodes of Destination Truth early.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent early.
WE has 10 episodes of Platinum Weddings early followed 14 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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