Tonight on the Tube: Parenthood Encore & Patricia Cornwell’s At Risk

by Jason the TVaholic on April 10, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Parenthood Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Patricia Cornwell’s At Risk and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Mega Piranha.

Prime Pick

Parenthood (NBC): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “The Big ‘O,'” replays, where Kristina is spending all her time worrying about Max. Sarah is trying to decide whether she should go out on a date with Amber’s teacher. Crosby finally tells his parents about Jabbar.

Patricia Cornwell’s At Risk (Lifetime): TV Movie Premiere. Andie MacDowell stars as Monique Lamont, an ambitious district attorney in Massachusetts. Daniel Sunjata (Rescue Me) stars as state investigator Will Garano. She sets out a new crime initiative that she hopes will help her move towards the governor’s office. She hopes cracking an old cold case with new DNA evidence will be just the thing, but she and Garano end up in danger. Based on the novel by Patricia Cornwell. This is the first time any of her novels has been adapted for TV. Runs two hours. Plays twice. I totally forgot I had this to preview, but it looks and sounds pretty good, at least a step above your normal Lifetime movie.

Solid Selections

Iron Chef America (Food Network): Repeats. The first of four repeat episodes plays in this timeslot. All four play again later.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. The “Boy on Fire” episode from earlier this season replays, where Bernard and Lupo are investigating the case of 16-year-old student that was found burned.

Castle (ABC): Repeat. The “Sucker Punch” episode from earlier this season replays, where Beckett and Castle are looking into the death of an Irish mobster and drug smuggling when the case turns personal for Beckett. This was a great episode.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • FOX has FOX Saturday Baseball MLB action and later NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Subway Fresh Fit 600.
  • ESPN has NCAA Hockey Championship tournament final.
  • NBA TV has the San Antonio Spurs at the Denver Nuggets.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Tina Fey hosts with musical guest Justin Bieber.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of House tonight.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Syfy has water based monster movies all day long.
truTV has 12 episodes of Forensic Files.
TV One has all five episodes of The Richard Pryor Show that play twice.
USA has seven episodes of NCIS.
WE has 15 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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