Tonight on the Tube: NBA Playoffs, Old Christine & In Plain Sight

by Jason the TVaholic on April 21, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download In Plain Sight Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, CBS has the first season finale of Accidentally on Purpose and FOX a two-hour American Idol: Idol Give Back.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Weird or What?, Planet Green has the third season premiere of Wa$ted, Syfy has the third season finale of Destination Truth, TLC has the first season finale of Addicted, and WE has the fourth season finale of The Locator.

In late night, Style has the series premiere of Tacky House.

Prime Picks

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS): New. Christine realizes that her life has not changed much in the last five years and Max offers to help her make a big change.
Accidentally on Purpose (CBS): Season Finale. Now Billie really has gone into labor, but faking it the first time leaves her on the way to the hospital and Zack on the way to jail.

Modern Family (ABC): Repeat. In “Moon Landing,” Minnie Driver (The Riches) guest stars as an old friend of Claire.
Modern Family (ABC): Repeat. In “Starry Night,” Claire and Phil each try to help one of their kids with a school project. Cameron and Gloria bond during a night out. I loved this episode.

In Plain Sight (USA): New. An informant of the FBI has rejected witness protection, but ends up getting himself in a lot of trouble. Stan is working with a witness that suffers from pugilistic amnesia. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Coma Chameleon,” replays earlier in the day on Bravo and USA.

Solid Selections

Mercy (NBC): New. Veronica keeps going with her therapy. Chloe tries to track down a patient that left the ER that may have a fatal blood test result.

Criminal Minds (CBS): Repeat. In “100” from earlier this season, the team is trying to help Hotchner find his family before the Reaper does them in.

Cougar Town (ABC): Repeat. In “What are You Doin’ in My Life?,” Laurie’s mother, guest star Beverly D’Angelo, comes to visit. A woman mugs Bobby.
Cougar Town (ABC): Repeat. In “Counting on You,” Jules attempts to convince Grayson that men and women can be just friends.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies at the Atlanta Braves.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA Playoffs action with Game 2 of the Charlotte Bobcats at the Orlando Magic followed by Game 2 of the San Antonio Spurs at the Dallas Mavericks.
  • Versus has doubleheader first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs action.

Late Night

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Mas,” replays. Runs 62 minutes.

TV Marathons

Discovery Channel has seven episodes of A Haunting.
Oxygen has 16 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has 11 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has the three-part, six-hour The Triangle miniseries early.
VH1 has eight episodes of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew.
WE has five episodes of Bridezillas early.

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