News & Notes
On cable tonight, Animal Planet has the second season finale of Untamed & Uncut, TLC has a Chocolate Wars special, and VH1 has the series premiere of Undateable.
On Episode 68, “The One Where Glee Gets Put on Notice,” of the TV times Three podcast, Amrie, Rae, and I talk about the week in TV, which included some Chuck, Glee, Lost, and more. Plus, some recent TV related news.
Season finale dates not mentioned below: ABC has the final performance episode of Dancing With the Stars on Monday, May 24th and the season finale on Tuesday, May 25th.
Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck is having some dreams that he thinks point to danger for a visiting head of state. Anna is back and wants to talk with Morgan. The two-hour season finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
24 (FOX): New. Jack gets a new unexpected lead, as he attempts to discover who is behind everything that has happened. The two-hour series finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
Castle (ABC): New. Beckett is prompted to call Demming in on a case, which leads to some competition for her attention. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes. Next week is the season finale on May 17th.
House (FOX): New. House tells a story about a patient that came to emergency with no memory and an illness that can’t be explained. Next week is the season finale on May 17th.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan and Charlie are each trying in their own way to have the girlfriend experience. Runs 31 minutes. The season finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard and Sheldon are competing against each other. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes. The season finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Coop sets up a date between Eddie and Georgia. Grace is going to her first session. Plays again later.
United States of Tara (Showtime): New. Tara is getting ready for an art show. Kate has a new controversial business. Plays again later.
- 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family): New. Kat goes out with Blank. Bianca isn’t sure about the double date she is planning. Runs 30 minutes. The series finale will be on May 31st.
- Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks some places that serve up food with an international flair. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
- Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Things get even tenser between Rufus and Will. Chuck tries one last time to win back the affections of Blair. Next week is the season finale on May 17th.
- How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Ted and the gang decide to crash party an upscale New York apartment. The season finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
- One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Haley continues to lose it. Julian shows Brooke his film. Next week is the season finale on May 17th.
- Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Audrey is trying to impress her former classmates at her high school reunion. The season finale is in two weeks on May 24th.
- Unwrapped (Food Network): New. Get a look at how some “Wild & Crazy Candy” gets made. A repeat episode plays right before. Both play again later.
- ESPN has Monday Night Baseball with the New York Yankees at the Detroit Tigers.
- TNT has doubleheader second round NBA Playoffs action with Game 4 of the Orlando Magic at the Atlanta Hawks followed by Game 4 of the Los Angeles Lakers at the Utah Jazz.
- Versus has NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs action.
- In Plain Sight (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “No Clemency for Old Men,” replays.
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Abel & Willing,” replays.
Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of …
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of Overhaulin’.
Oxygen has 15 episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Spike TV has nine hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has eight episodes of Jericho early.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.