News & Notes
On 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.
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.