Tonight on the Tube: The Simpsons, The Pacific & Breaking Bad

by Jason the TVaholic on March 28, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Simpsons Season 20 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the first season finale of Fatal Attractions, BET has the first season finale of The Family Crews, Discovery Channel has a River Monsters special, Lifetime Movie Network has the TV movie premiere of Amish Grace, TLC has a The Trials of Amanda Knox special, VH1 has the first season finale of Frank the Entertainer…In a Basement Affair, and WE has the fourth season finale of Rich Bride, Poor Bride.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Flanders hopes to redeem Homer on a trip to Jerusalem. Runs 30 minutes.

The Pacific (HBO): New. Basilone and Leckie arrive in Australia after their four-month ordeal on Guadalcanal. Basilone is awarded the Medal of Honor. Leckie becomes attached to an Australian woman and her family. Plays again later.

Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Walt is trying to reunite his family. Jesse invests in something unexpected with the help of Saul. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Solid Selections

The Amazing Race (CBS): New. Giant tortoise races and messages in a bottle are what the racers have to deal with this week.

Ultimate Recipe Showdown (Food Network): New. Four competitors attempt to create the best “Hot & Spicy” dishes. Plays again later.

Cold Case (CBS): New. An old flame of Stillman asks the team for help trying to catch a serial killer that has been killing for some 30 years.

Other Option

  • Castle (ABC): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Tick, Tick, Tick …,” replays, where Dana Delany guest stars as an FBI agent that takes over a case involving a serial killer that Beckett and Castle are working on. This is part one of a two part story that finishes tomorrow night.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has doubleheader NCAA Basketball Tournament action.
  • ESPN has an NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament game early and later NBA action with the San Antonio Spurs at the Boston Celtics.
  • ESPN2 has three NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament games.

Late Night

  • Damages (FX): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Drive It Through Hardcore,” replays.
  • House (USA): Repeat. The “Black Hole” episode from a couple weeks ago on FOX replays, where a young woman begins hallucinating on a class trip and House challenges Wilson to furnish their condo.
  • Justified (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Riverbrook,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has six episodes of MythBusters.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike TV has seven episodes of Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights.
Syfy has the complete first 13 episode season of Merlin.
TLC has five episodes of Extreme Forensics.
TNT has nine episodes of Law & Order super early.
USA has 15 episodes of House.
WE has 18 episodes of Platinum Weddings.

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