Tonight on the Tube: The Good Guys Series Premiere, Modern Family & Cougar Town Season Finales & In Plain Sight

by Jason the TVaholic on May 19, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download In Plain Sight Episodes via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, ABC has the first season finales of The Middle, Modern Family and Cougar Town, CBS has a I Get That a Lot special, The CW has a America’s Next Top Model: Chubby Bunny special, FOX has the series premiere of The Good Guys, and NBC has the 11th season finale of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Over on cable, That Mitchell & Webb Look, and National Geographic has the first season finale of Rebel Monkeys and TLC has a Accidental Fortune special.

Season finale dates not mentioned above or below: FOX has two hours of American Idol on Wednesday, May 26th.

Prime Picks

The Good Guys (FOX): Series Premiere. A mismatched pair of detectives is thrust into a much bigger case than expected while investigating a routine case. It is from executive producer Matt Nix, who also created the outstandingly fun Burn Notice, and stars Bradley Whitford (The West Wing), Colin Hanks (Mad Men, Roswell), Jenny Wade (Reaper), and Diana Maria Riva (Castle, Side Order of Life). After tonight show will play on Mondays over the summer beginning June 7th following new episodes of Lie to Me.

Modern Family (ABC): Season Finale. Claire keeps running into obstacles trying to get a family portrait taken. Cameron takes a gig as a wedding singer.
Cougar Town (ABC): Season Finale. Grayson and Jules try to figure out a way to tell Bobby they are dating. Runs 31 minutes.

In Plain Sight (USA): New. Marshall’s dad, who is a long time U.S. Marshal and played by guest star Geoff Pierson (Dexter, 24), has come to town as part of a nationwide crackdown on open warrants. Brandi is back from her secret trip. Plays again later. The previous four episode replay earlier in the day.

Solid Selections

Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. The “Fried Favorites” episode replays. Plays again later.

Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is searching for a killer that uses the social media sites to find victims. The season finale is next week on May 26th.

CSI: NY (CBS): New. Mac is a witness to some mysterious behavior while trying to recuperate at home from an injury. The season finale is next week on May 26th.

Other Options

  • Dinner: Impossible (Food Network): New. Robert’s mission is to feed the cast and crew of Lost. Plays again later.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): Repeat. This past Monday’s seventh season finale episode, “Almost Everything I Wished I’d Said the Last Time I Saw You …,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays at the New York Yankees.
  • TNT has NBA Western Conference Finals action with Game 2 of the Phoenix Suns at the Los Angeles Lakers.

Late Night

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

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of MythBusters.
History has five episodes of The States that play two times today.
Oxygen has 29 episodes of Snapped.
Spike TV has 11 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has eight episodes of Dead Like Me early.
WE has six episodes of Amazing Wedding Cakes early.

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