News & Notes
On cable tonight, A&E has the series premiere of Teach: Tony Danza, IFC has the series premiere of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Science has the second season finale of Factory Made, Syfy has their first broadcast of WWE Smackdown, and TLC has the series premiere of Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss.
In scheduling news: With the cancellation of Lone Star FOX has decided to move some other shows around to fill the gap. So, Lie to Me, which was scheduled to return on Wednesdays starting Nov. 10th, will now follow House on Mondays starting next week. Human Target will now lead off Wednesday nights as of Nov. 17th instead of premiering tonight as originally scheduled.
In Friday night premiere news: Sanctuary season three premieres in two weeks on Oct. 15th.
Smallville (The CW): New. A new reporter gets hired at The Daily Planet, played by Keri Lynn Pratt (Jack & Bobby), to replace Lois. Clark goes up against an assassin.
No Ordinary Family (ABC): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.
Blue Bloods (CBS): New. A guy with a record steps in to stop a criminal terrorizing people on the subway.
House (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Selfish,” replays.
CSI: NY (CBS): New. The team has to figure out whether a strangling during an online chat was a hoax or murder.
Haven (Syfy): New. An unseen force is attacking people at a local family’s home. Plays again later. Next week is the season finale.
- The Good Guys (FOX): New. Dan and Jack have to help a pompous forensics specialist while investigating a burglary.
- Medium (CBS): New. Allison starts seeing symbols above people’s heads during a murder investigation.
- Meat & Potatoes (Food Network): New. It’s “BBQ Madness.” Plays again later.
- Modern Family (ABC): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “The Kiss,” replays.
- Supernatural (The CW): New. Sam looks into the murder of the parents of some missing babies. Dean reluctantly goes to help him.
- ESPN has college football action with BYU at Utah State.
- Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Home,” replays.
- Stargate Universe (Syfy): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s second season premiere episode, “Intervention,” replays.
A&E has 14 episodes of Criminal Minds.
BET has 12 episodes of The Cosby Show.
Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of D.C.
History has five episodes of Gangland that play two times.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike TV has 11 episodes of Entourage.
USA has 14 episodes of House.