News & Notes
On cable tonight, Cartoon Network has the series premiere of Tower Prep, HGTV has a Halloween Block Party 2010 special, ID has a Hunt for the Mad Trapper special, Spike TV has UFC 120 special, and VH1 Classic has the third season premiere of Behind the Music and the series premiere of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp.
In late night, Comedy Central has a Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words comedy special, Spike TV has the second season premiere of Blue Mountain State, and VH1 Classic has the sixth season premiere of The Metal Show.
Outlaw (NBC): New. The daughter of Garza’s nemesis gets arrested for a crime committed by her boyfriend. NBC has canceled the series, but presently has the remaining episodes scheduled to play on Saturday nights in this time period beginning tonight.
Tower Prep (Cartoon Network): Series Premiere. Live action show about a young man, Ian Archer, who gets in a fight at his school and later wakes up at a mysterious prep school, where others seem to have special abilities. Plays again Tuesday night, which will be its regular night going forward. Haven’t seen it, but it looks like it might be fun. Find out more at Cartoon Network’s Tower Prep site.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The “Merchandise” episode from a couple Wednesday’s ago replays.
- Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “Harbor City,” replays.
- Throwdown With Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. Bobby competes in a “Chicken Wings” battle. Two repeat episodes play right before and another one follows. All four episodes play again later.
- ABC has college football action this afternoon and later NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Bank of America 500.
- CBS has SEC on CBS college football with Arkansas at Auburn.
- EPSN has four college football games.
- EPSN2 has three college football games.
- FOX has MLB Playoffs action with the San Francisco Giants at the Philadelphia Phillies.
- NBC has college football action with Western Michigan at Notre Dame.
- TBS has MLB Playoffs action with the New York Yankees at the Texas Rangers.
- Versus has doubleheader college football action.
- Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. This season’s premiere episode replays. Amy Poehler hosted with musical guest Katy Perry.
A&E has nine episodes of The First 48 tonight.
Bravo has six episodes of House tonight.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Spike TV has six episodes of UFC Unleashed.
USA has 11 episodes of NCIS.
WE has six episodes of Ghost Whisperer and later has 13 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.