Tonight on the Tube: Persons Unknown, The Bridge & Doctor Who

by Jason the TVaholic on July 17, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get a Doctor Who Tardis 4-Port USB Hub at AmazonTonight, NBC has Persons Unknown on its new night.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season summer premiere of Pit Boss, BBC America has the seventh season finale of The Graham Norton Show, Biography has the second season premiere of Celebrity Ghost Stories and the series premiere of My Ghost Story, Discovery Channel has a couple Powering the Future specials, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Jack’s Family Adventure, National Geographic has some Expedition Great White specials, Style has a Tia and Tamera Take 2 special, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Goblin.

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Prime Picks

Persons Unknown (NBC): New. Someone gets violently ill and the group becomes alarmed.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. A message on a cliff and a puzzle box that opens from the inside are dealt with, as the fates draw near for the TARDIS. Runs 65 minutes. Last week’s episode,” The Lodger,” replays right before. Both play again later.

Rookie Blue (ABC): Repeat. The “Signals Crossed” episode from this past Thursday replays. The previous week’s episode, “Fite Nite,” replays right before.

Other Option

  • The Bridge (CBS): New. Retired cop is murdered and Frank plays by the bad guys’ rules to find who did it.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has third round coverage of The British Open golf tournament.
  • EPSN has third round coverage of The British Open golf tournament.
  • FOX has FOX Saturday Baseball MLB action.
  • ESPN2 has NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250.
  • Versus has coverage of the Tour de France: Stage 13. Replays multiple times.

Late Night

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday night’s episode, “Change of Station,” replays.
  • Covert Affairs (USA): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. Runs 90 minutes. Also replays twice earlier in the day.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Repeat. Last Sunday night’s episode, “Senti-Mental Journey,” replays.
  • Royal Pains (USA): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “In Vino Veritas,” replays.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): Repeat. This past Monday night’s series premiere episode, “See One, Do One, Teach One,” replays. Also replays earlier in the day.

TV Marathons

A&E has 12 episodes of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.
BET has 13 episodes of One on One.
Bravo has eight episodes of America’s Next Top Model followed by six episodes of House tonight.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of Nature’s Most Amazing Videos followed by five episodes of Wild Pacific.
Nickelodeon has 14 episodes of George Lopez tonight and into late night.
USA has 10 episodes of NCIS.

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