What to Watch Tonight: The Vampire Diaries, Grey’s Anatomy & The Mentalist

by Jason the TVaholic on February 17, 2011

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News & Notes

Get Parks & Recreation S.2 at AmazonTonight, CBS has the first season finale of $#*! My Dad Says.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has the sixth season premiere of Man vs. Wild and the second season premiere of Out of the Wild and ID has the series premiere of Secrets and Lies.

Enter our Spin City: Season 3 & 4 on DVD giveaway.

Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): New. Stefan tells Elena more about his past. Damon puts together a dinner party.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): New. Meredith is attempting to show she should be chief-resident by volunteering to run the ER for a night. Bailey and Eli get into some trouble. Runs 61 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. Agent Hightower joins Jane in the field after Lisbon is injured.

Solid Selections

Community (NBC): New. Pierce thinks he is about to die and gets the gang together to bequeath his final gifts to them. Runs 30 minutes.

The Office (NBC): New. Michael has finished his action movie and is ready to debut it.
Parks and Recreation (NBC): New. Everyone is trying to get the word out about the Harvest Festival. Ben gets some tricky questions about his past.

Private Practice (ABC): New. Addison heads home to deal with the death and funeral of her mother. Sam and others decides to go with her. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • 30 Rock (NBC): New. Jenna attempts to show Liz that love is still out there. Pete and Frank decide to start a band. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Ace of Cakes (Food Network): New. ???. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Wolowitz is thinking about moving things forward in his relationship with Bernadette. Runs 31 minutes.
  • Bones (FOX): New. Cam is trying to get everyone to work fast when a body is found on Valentine’s Day and she wants to spend time with her boyfriend. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. Langston has to testify against a notorious killer. Nick receives a call he may be in danger.
  • Nikita (The CW): New. Alex runs into somebody she knows from her past while on a mission, which leads to some trouble that Nikita tries to help her out of.
  • Fairly Legal (USA Network): New. It’s a man that was hit by a truck going up against the insurance company this week. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Royal Pains (USA Network): New. Hank has a patient that doesn’t know how to relax. Evan learns something about Paige. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the San Antonio Spurs at the Chicago Bulls followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Phoenix Suns.

Late Night

  • White Collar (USA Network): Repeat. The midseason premiere episode, “Burke’s Seven,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has seven episodes of Flipping Out early.
Oxygen has six episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Syfy has eight episodes of Ghost Hunters International early and later tonight Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV.
USA has 10 episodes of House.

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