Tonight on the Tube: Friday Night Lights, Stargate Universe S.1 Finale & Party Down

by Jason the TVaholic on June 11, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Friday Night Lights Season 4 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, CMT has the first season finales of Gator 911 and Danger Coast, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Dual Survival, HBO has the eighth spring season finale of Real Time With Bill Maher, IFC has the fourth season premiere of The Whitest Kids U’Know, Nickelodeon has the second season premiere of Glenn Martin DDS, Syfy has the first season finale of Stargate Universe, and WE has a The Rich Bride Poor Bride Guide special.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Paul F. Tompkins: You Should Have Told Me comedy special.

Enter our USA Network Burn Notice prize pack and Royal Pains prize pack giveaways.

Prime Picks

Friday Night Lights (NBC): New. Tim and Lyla are revisiting things. Coach Taylor is searching for a way to shutdown the Lions’ next opponent. Matt and Julie go to a concert in Austin without Tami knowing anything about the trip. How awesome was Zach Gilford in last week’s episode?

Stargate Universe (Syfy): New. The crew continues to deal with the Lucian invasion. Plays again later. The previous 11 episodes, plus a couple more before that, replay leading up to tonight’s season finale.

Party Down (Starz): New. Roman is less than thrilled to find out that they are catering a celebration party for his former writing partner who he believes to be a sellout. Runs 30 minutes. For those of you that don’t have Starz, but have a Netflix account, you can watch this and other Starz series via instant watch.

Other Options

  • Flashpoint (CBS): New. A man suffering from delusions kidnapps a woman he thinks is his missing daughter and the team responds to the call. The team gets a new member.
  • The Good Guys (FOX): Repeat. Monday’s episode, “Bait & Switch,” replays, where while investigating some local vandalism they stumble on to a much bigger case involving stolen classic cars. If you weren’t quite sold by the first episode, you should give this episode a shot, it’s significantly better than the “Pilot.”
  • Merlin (Syfy): New. A spell is put on Arthur by a rival king in hopes of starting a war. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has two 2010 World Cup Soccer games.

Late Night

  • Justified (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s first season finale episode, “Bulletville,” replays. Runs 63 minutes.
  • Royal Pains (USA): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Lovesick,” replays.

TV Marathons

Animal has five episodes of Wild Pacific.
BBC America has 11 episodes of Kitchen Nightmares starting super early.
Bravo has nine episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
History has 12 episodes of Ax Men.
MTV has eight episodes of True Life.
MTV2 has 12 episodes of Viva La Bam.
Spike TV has 12 hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
Syfy has 14 episodes of Stargate Universe.
USA has 11 episodes of House early and five episodes of NCIS tonight.

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