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

News & Notes

Get The Closer Season 5 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the sixth season finale of The Bachelorette followed by the “After the Final Rose” special and FOX has the first season summer finale of The Good Guys.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the first season finale of Last American Cowboy, BBC America has the first season finale of James May’s Toy Stories, Bio has the series premiere of Shatner’s Aftermath, Discovery Channel has a Shark Attack Survival Guide special and a Day of the Shark 3 special, HBO has a 12th and Delaware documentary special, Planet Green has a One Water special, and VH1 has the series premiere of Money Hungry and the second season premiere of Scream Queens.

Prime Picks

Lie to Me (FOX): New. An underground fight club fighter is found dead and Lightman may have been there when it happened.

The Closer (TNT): New. Provenza comes across a dead body at the condo of a flight attendant he picked up while he was extraditing a prisoner. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “In Custody,” replays right before. TNT has picked the show up for a seventh season.

Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. A student that was gunned down turns out to have had lots of secrets. Plays again later. TNT has picked the show up for a second season.

Other Options

  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel): New. Tony goes back to “Where It All Began.” Plays again later.
  • Big Break Sandals Resorts (Golf Channel): New. A decision may backfire on one of the remaining participants. Replays multiple times throughout the week.
  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about the best “Hidden Treasures” they’ve come across. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • The Good Guys (FOX): Summer Finale. Dan accidentally exposes a person in witness protection and end up teaming up with a U.S. Marshal to fix things.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Age Before Beauty,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball MLB action with the New York Mets at the Atlanta Braves.

Late Night

  • Covert Affairs (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “South Bound Suarez,” replays.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Christmas Comes But Once a Year,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Not Even Close…Encounters,” replays.
  • Rubicon (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s series premiere episode, “The First Day of School,” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Copycat Caffrey,” replays.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has 10 episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Bravo has six episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Discovery Channel is all sharks all the time.
History has 11 episodes of American Pickers.
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 Investigation.
Syfy has eight episodes of Joan of Arcadia early and six episodes of Ghost Whisperer later.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has 10 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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