News & Notes
Over on cable, AMC has the third season finale of Breaking Bad, Cartoon Network has the series permiere of Unnatural History, Discovery Channel has a 25 Years of Discovery special, E! has the second season premiere of Kourtney and Khloe Take Miam and series premiere of Holly’s World, Food Network has the series premiere of Cupcake Wars, HBO has the third season premiere of True Blood, HGTV has the fifth season premiere of HGTV Design Star, TLC has an Extreme Poodles special and a Super Pooches special, and VH1 has a VH1 Storytellers: Christina Aguilera special.
In late night, HGTV has the seventh season premiere of Color Splash.
Unnatural History (Cartoon Network): Series Premiere. A teenager is sent to live with relatives and apparently begins attending high school at a museum. Plays twice. This is a live action show. Doesn’t really make sense to me, but I guess it’s kind of like Syfy airing wrestling.
Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane takes on a custody case that involves a man that has suffered from amnesia. Grayson put together a gathering to remember Deb’s passing on her birthday. Plays again later two times.
Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Roland is trying to put together a day trip for Joan and him. Trevor gets some news he doesn’t expect. Plays again later.
- Breaking Bad (AMC): Season Finale. Walt attempts to negotiate a deal for the safety of Jesse and himself. Runs 107 minutes. Plays again later twice. A sneak preview of AMC’s new show Rubicon, which is set to premiere August 1st, follows.
- The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Duff Goldman introduces the remaining 11 competitors to their next challenge. Plays again later.
- Treme (HBO): New. Davis has a remedy for the blues. A classic novel inspires Creighton. Plays again later.
- True Blood (HBO): Season Premiere. Sookie wants Eric’s help to find Bill. Sam is reconnecting with his past. Plays again later.
- The Tudors (Showtime): New. Heresy allegations are made against the queen. Plays again later. Next week is the series finale.
- ABC has 2010 World Cup Soccer action and then later Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Boston Celtics. A Jimmy Kimmel Live special plays either before or after the game depending on time zone.
- ESPN has two 2010 World Cup Soccer games early and later Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Chicago White Sox at the Chicago Cubs.
- TBS has MLB action with the Philadelphia Phillies at the Boston Red Sox early.
- TNT NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400.
- Justified (FX): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s first season finale episode, “Bulletville,” replays. Runs 63 minutes.
ABC Family is playing Back to the Future I-III starting early.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of Wild Pacific.
E! has 11 episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
History has seven episodes of Gangland.
MTV2 has five episodes of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew early.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Snapped.
Travel Channel has episodes of Man vs. Food all day.
USA has 11 episodes of NCIS.
WE has 12 episodes of Bridezillas.