News & Notes
On cable tonight, BET has the first season finale of The Michael Vick Project, Food Network has the fourth season premiere of Chopped special, History has a How the States Got Their Shapes special, ID has the first season finale of I (Almost) Got Away With It, Showtime has a Dad’s in Heaven With Nixon special, TNT has second season finale of Southland, and WE has the second season finale of Little Miss Perfect.
NCIS (CBS): New. The team seeks help from Holly Snow, guest star Dina Meyer, when the death of a Navy officer looks like it may be connected to a prostitute.
Lost (ABC): New. Desmond comes to and recognizes that he has been returned to the island.
Justified (FX): New. Raylan is trying to find a fugitive before the mobsters he stole money from find him. Alan Ruck guest-stars. Plays twice and again later. This episode felt a little more stand-alone than previous episodes, but it was also a bit more on the fun side too. How are you enjoying this show so far?
90210 (The CW): New. Dixon and Ivy are fake dating in an attempt to make others jealous. Annie continues dealing with Jasper.
Survivors (BBC America): New. Samantha wants a re-established a judicial system, so she starts by arresting Tom. Plays again later.
The Good Wife (CBS): New. Will and Alicia are having problems while trying to defend a student of murdering her sorority sister.
- Chopped (Food Network): Season Premiere. Rattlesnake is one of the ingredients the competitors must use. Plays again later.
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): New. In “Loyalty, Part II” we see the conclusion of the exit storyline for Detectives Goren and Eames. Plays again later. I thought it provide a solid exit for the two stars that have been with the show since the beginning. As of next week, Jeff Goldblum and Saffron Burrows take over as the detectives each week.
- NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. To investigate the murder of a Marine, Sam goes undercover as a mixed martial arts fighter.
- Parenthood (NBC): New. Max begins working with a behavioral aide. Kristina is letting things mess with her love life. Sarah is going back and forth on going out with Amber’s teacher.
- Southland (TNT): Season Finale. John’s ex makes a request of him. The police are trying to use maximum deployment to find and stop a rapist that is dressing like a cop. Lydia is re-partnered with Russell, as he returns on light duty. Plays again later. The previous five episodes of season two replay leading up to the finale. This series has grown on me a bit over the course of the season. But, mostly this episode just goes to show why I wish it was about Ben McKenzie, Michael @Cudlitz and the rest of the patrol officers. I find that storyline the most compelling. Maybe a way to cut cost and bring the show back for a third season would be to turn it into a show about just them. I would most definitely continue to watch. What have you thought about the second season?
- V (ABC): New. Anna begins to invite select humans to stay on one of the 29 ships. Ryan attempts to deal with Vanessa’s accelerated pregnancy. Tyler finds something out about his mother.
- ESPN has the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament final.
- NBA TV has the San Antonio Spurs at the Sacramento Kings.
- Versus has doubleheader NHL action.
- Damages (FX): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “All That Crap About Your Family,” replays.
- In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s third season premiere episode, “Father Goes West,” replays.
- Merlin (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday’s second season premiere episode, “The Curse of Cornelius Signan,” replays. Also replays earlier in the day on Syfy and on USA in late night.
- Stargate Universe (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday’s midseason premiere episode, “Space,” replays. Also replays earlier in the day.
Bravo has eight episodes of The Millionaire Matchmaker.
Oxygen has seven episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
TNT has six episodes of Southland.
USA has 16 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE has five episodes of Little Miss Perfect early and another five later.