Tonight on the Tube: Life Unexpected Season Finale, 24 & Castle

by Jason the TVaholic on April 12, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Castle's Novel Heat Wave at AmazonTonight, The CW has the first season finale of Life Unexpected.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the series premiere of Snakes’kin, National Geo Wild has a Africa’s Lost Eden special, truTV has the series premiere of Southern Fried Stings, and VH1 has the series premiere of Tough Love.

Prime Picks

Life Unexpected (The CW): Season Finale. Cate has to face her feelings for both Ryan and Baze as her wedding to Ryan is getting closer. Lux makes a revelation that could really change things. I sure hope we get a second season of this show.

24 (FOX): New. President Taylor has to go to former President Logan for help to keep the peace agreement alive. Jack makes a move. Chloe gets new responsibilities.

Castle (ABC): New. Castle goes on a late night talk show to promote his book and the host tells him that someone is trying to kill him and the next day he is found dead. Beckett and Castle investigate the case. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes. This episode is a lot of fun. Take all the recent events that have put Conan, Leno, and Letterman in the news/tabloids and add in a little murder and you have tonight’s episode. Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars) plays the ill-fated host.

Solid Selections

House (FOX): New. The hospital is put in lock down after a baby goes missing. Stuck in various places around the hospital, some insights about the team come to the surface.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan likes the mother of Jakes new friend, but this new friend is a bad influence on his son. Courtney Thorne-Smith (According to Jim) guest-stars.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Penny and Leonard are fighting. Wil Wheaton (@wilw) returns to face off with Sheldon once again.

Saving Grace (TNT): New. One of Grace’s childhood friends is arrested for killing her husband. The squad is investigating the disappearance of a young woman. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family): New. Bianca is worried about what Joey expects from her. Kat and Patrick go to dinner. Runs 30 minutes. Last week’s episode replays right before.
  • Damages (FX): New. Patty and Ellen are trying to pull the Tobin family apart. Tom has made a deadly alliance in an attempt to keep his job and marriage from falling apart. Plays twice and again later, plus replays multiple times throughout the week.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Dorota wants Chuck and Blair to be in her wedding. Serena meets with Carter in secret. Rufus finds out the Lily has been lying again.
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. After Marshall gets mugged, Lily wants to get a gun.
  • Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie tells a patient how to get marijuana to help with his disease. Kevin goes to a game with Eddie instead of date night. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff suddenly seems interested in Audrey’s favorite show. Timmy is reconsidering his upcoming wedding.
  • Trauma (NBC): New. Nancy and her father get into it when he takes over the trauma center. Marisa has a dream that makes working with Rabbit difficult.
  • United States of Tara (Showtime): New. Tara decides to seek out a new therapist. Max is struggling with what Buck did. Charmaine has some big news. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Unwrapped (Food Network): New. New chocolate desserts are looked at. A repeat episode plays right before. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has MLB action with the Boston Red Sox at the Minnesota Twins.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action with the Toronto Raptors at the Detroit Pistons followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Clippers.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s season four premiere episode, “Collateral Damage,” replays.
  • In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “When Mary Met Marshall,” replays.
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Loyalty, Part II,” replays.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Overhaulin’.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent early.
WE has five episodes of Amazing Wedding Cakes early followed by 14 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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