Tonight on the Tube: Lie to Me, The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles

News & Notes

Get The Closer Season 5 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Food Network has the first season finale of Kid in a Candy Store, HBO has a Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County special, ID has the third season premiere of Solved, TBS has the first season finale of Neighbors From Hell, and VH1 has the first season finale of You’re Cut Off!

Prime Picks

Lie to Me (FOX): New. A woman is murder at a political rally in Virginia and the Lightman Group is hired to investigate the case.

The Closer (TNT): New. The squad is looking into a suspicious suicide and end up in the middle of a custody dispute. Pope applies to become the police chief. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Help Wanted,” replays right before.

Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. Jane and Maura are on the case of a young boy’s mysterious death. Jane’s mom sets her up on a surprise date. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Big Break Sandals Resorts (Golf Channel): New. The remaining competitors are called out by voices from the past. Replays multiple times throughout the week.
  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about the best thing they’ve ever eaten “In a Bowl.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy is checking out places a place that has been making hand-pattied double-cheeseburgers for 50 years. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Good Guys (FOX): New. Dan’s undercover operation, to bust some punks that eluded him years earlier, doesn’t go as planned.
  • Kid in a Candy Store (Food Network): Season Finale. Adam Gertler gets checks out some “Eye Candy” in the first new episode of the night and then checks out some “Blissfully Sweet” treats in the season finale. Both play again later.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Beyond Our Control,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball MLB action.

Late Night

  • Covert Affairs (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Walker’s Walk,” replays.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “A Mother’s Secret,” replays.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s fourth season premiere episode, “Public Relations,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Feet Don’t Kill Me Now,” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Need to Know,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Nickelodeon has 14 episodes of The Nanny in late night.
Oxygen has 14 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Unit.
Syfy has six episodes of Moonlight early and six episodes of Ghost Whisperer later.
USA has 10 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has 10 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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Jason the TVaholic
2 comments… add one
  • Kaliel2000 Jul 26, 2010, 10:31 am

    Oh wow, Good Guys wasn’t one of your picks for the night!

    I am so loving that show now!

  • Jason the TVaholic Jul 26, 2010, 10:58 am

    For me it’s hard to beat The Closer in that timeslot. It’s one of my favorite shows right now.

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