Tonight on the Tube: The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles

by Jason the TVaholic on August 9, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Closer Season 5 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the series premiere of The Bachelor Pad followed by the second season premiere of Dating in the Dark, FOX has the Teen Choice 2010 awards special, and NBC has the seventh season finale of Last Comic Standing.

Over on cable, Food Network has the ninth season finale of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, HBO has a El Espiritu de la Salsa documentary special, Nat Geo Wild has the series premiere of Wild Nights, Style has the series premiere of Too Fat for 15, TLC has the first season finale of Fabulous Cakes, and truTV has the second season finale of All Worked Up.

Enter our Covert Affairs prize pack giveaway that includes a t-shirt, hat, spy book and more.

Will be visiting the set of USA Network’s Psych today. So, if you’ve got any questions about the show, send them my way.

Prime Picks

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Repeat. The “Home Wreckers” episode replays, where Ted goes to his mother’s wedding.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): Repeat. The “Harassment” episode replays, where an employee files a sexual harassment claim against Audrey.

The Closer (TNT): New. The team is looking into a Mexican drug cartel that looks to be moving into Los Angeles. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Layover,” replays right before.

Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. The oldest son of a Boston family is found dead in what looks like a boating accident. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Season Finale. Guy checks out some places with “Old Time Attitude.” A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Big Break Sandals Resorts (Golf Channel): New. A penalty called on oneself could play into the competition. Replays multiple times throughout the week.
  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about the best “Sauced” foods they’ve eaten. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “13.1,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Monday Night Baseball MLB action with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Cincinnati Reds.

Late Night

  • Covert Affairs (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “No Quarter,” replays.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Last Year’s Model,” replays.
  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Good News,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Chivalry Is Not Dead… But Someone Is,” replays.
  • Rubicon (AMC): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Keep the Ends Out,” replays.
  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “By the Book,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 10 episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Nickelodeon has 14 episodes of The Nanny in late night.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike TV has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
USA has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE has 10 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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