Tonight on the Tube: The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy & The Mentalist

by Jason the TVaholic on January 6, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Preorder The Big Bang Theory S.4 on DVD or Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, ABC has the fourth season premiere of Wipeout.

On cable tonight, Food Network has the 10th season premiere of Ace of Cakes, ID has the series premiere of Nightmare Next Door, MTV has the second winter season premiere of Jersey Shore, and Science has the series premiere of Forensic Factor.

Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Leonard has an idea for a smartphone app that Sheldon doesn’t like much. Runs 31 minutes.
30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. The “Brooklyn Without Limits” episode from earlier this season replays, where Jack tries to help a candidate win an election.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Many casualties end up in the ER after a gunman opens fire at a local community college. Arizona’s return isn’t as excepted as she had hoped. Runs 61 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. The team investigates after a body is found at a mixed martial arts event.

Solid Selections

Bacon Paradise (Travel Channel): Repeat. Places around the country that serve of tasty bacon dishes are profiled. Plays again later. I want to try the 50/50 Burger.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. The CSIs are lead to a body dumped in a dumpster by a picture on the Internet.

Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison’s mother wants her to do whatever it takes to save her partner. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Option

  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): Season Premiere. Duff and the gang deliver a cake for the US Open. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has the GoDaddy.com Bowl with Miami (OH) vs. Middle Tennessee State.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with team that shall not be named at the Dallas Mavericks followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Sacramento Kings.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of The First 48.
Bravo has five episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey early followed by 12 episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Oxygen has six episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood early.
Spike TV has six episodes of Gangland.
Syfy has 19 episodes of Ghost Whisperer.
USA has seven episodes of Royal Pains early followed by seven episodes of House, M.D..
WE has 13 episodes of The Locator.

What will you be watching tonight?

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