What to Watch Tonight: Game of Thrones, The Killing & More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 24, 2011

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News & Notes

Get George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones at AmazonTonight, CBS has the TV movie premiere of Beyond the Blackboard.

Over on cable, Cooking Channel has the series premiere of Unique Sweets, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of Human Planet and a Megaquake: Hour the Shook Japan special, Food Network has the series premiere of Have Cake Will Travel, HBO has the second season premiere of Treme, and TLC has an Untold Stories of a Royal Bride special and a Royally Astounding: 30 Defining Days of the Monarchy special.

In late night, E! has the first season finale of After Lately.

Prime Picks

America’s Next Great Restaurant (NBC): New. There are four left and they are off to Las Vegas, where they have to hire some employees to help them serve hundreds of diners.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Bran’s fate is doubted. Ned leaves with his daughters. Daenerys wants to know how to please her new husband. Plays again later.

The Killing (AMC): New. Rosie’s teacher is questioned and may have a new piece of evidence. Stan asks his colleague to look into Rosie’s murder. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later. The first four episodes begin replaying earlier this morning.

Solid Selections

Challenge (Food Network): New. Four sugar artists have to make some candy fashions. Plays again later.

Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Carlos doesn’t want Gaby hanging out with Bree after her learns who killed his mother. Runs 61 minutes.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): New. Justin is keeping a secret and Scotty learns something that has a major impact on the family. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • Breakout Kings (A&E): New. The team tracks two inmates that escaped in the coffin of a fellow inmate. Plays twice and again later twice. The previous episode replay earlier in the day.
  • Last Cake Standing (Food Network): New. The five remaining contestants must make some magical cakes. Plays again later.
  • Treme (HBO): Season Premiere. Antoine is thinking about moving. Toni is worrying about the emotional health of her daughter. Delmond releases his new album. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has early doubleheader NBA playoff action with the Miami Heat at the Philadelphia 76ers followed by the Boston Celtics at the New York Knicks.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Cincinnati Reds at the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • NBC has NHL playoff action early.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Los Angeles Dodgers the Chicago Cubs.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA playoff action tonight with the Orlando Magic at the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at the New Orleans Hornets.
  • Versus has NHL playoff action tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Bravo has seven episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Oxygen has six episodes of Snapped tonight.
Syfy has 16 episodes of Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files.
USA has 14 episodes of NCIS.

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