Tonight on the Tube: Matthew McConaughey, Ricky Gervais & Jeff Bridges

by Jason the TVaholic on December 18, 2010

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Discovery Channel has a Ten Commandments of the Mafia special, Food Network has a Guy’s Big Bite: A McConaughey and Fieri Feast special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Battle of the Bulbs, HBO has Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 – The Stand-Up Special, style has a Lucky’s 10 Biggest Obsessions Ever special followed by The Dish Salutes 2010’s Craziest Moments special, and WE has the first season finale of Downsized.

Prime Picks

Guy’s Big Bite: A McConaughey and Fieri Feast (Food Network): New Special. Actor Matthew McConaughey stops by to help Guy prepare a feast that includes Roasted Malibu oysters, bubby Ting cocktail, pork roast with pesto veggies, farro salad with citrus vinaigrette, and margaritas. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some places that serve up a great Sandwich Plus. Three repeat episodes follow. All four episodes play again later.

Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 – The Stand-Up Special (HBO): New Special. The comic performs at the Chicago Theater. Runs 75 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has doubleheader college basketball action with Stanford at Butler followed by Texas at North Carolina.
  • EPSN has college basketball action with USC at Kansas followed by tripleheader college bowl game action with the New Mexico Bowl with BYU vs. UTEP followed by the Humanitarian Bowl with Fresno State vs. Northern Illinois followed by the New Orleans Bowl with Ohio vs. Troy.
  • EPSN2 has the NCAA Division II Championship with Delta State vs. Minnesota (Duluth) followed by tripleheader college basketball action with Arkansas vs. Texas A&M followed by Gonzaga vs. Baylor followed by Alabama vs. Oklahoma State and then the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. This past Thursday’s fourth season finale episode, “Last Stand,” replays.
  • Glory Daze (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Why Shant This Be Love,” replays.
  • Psych (USA): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “Dead Bear Walking,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Jeff Bridges hosts with musical guest Eminem.

TV Marathons

Bravo has has six episodes of House.
Hallmark Channel has made for TV holiday themed movies all day.
Lifetime has five made for TV holiday themed movies today.
Spike TV has six episodes of Gangland.
Travel Channel has eight episodes of Food Paradise.
WE has eight episodes of Downsized.

What do you watch on Saturday nights?

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