What to Watch Tonight: NBC Comedy Reruns, NBA Playoffs & Secret Diary Series Finale

by Jason the TVaholic on May 26, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Pre-Order The Office S.7 on DVD at AmazonTonight, FOX has the eighth season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance.

Over on cable, MTV has a Lady Gaga: Inside the Outside special and Showtime has the series finale of Secret Diary of a Call Girl.

Welcome to the first Thursday after the end of the regular TV season. Yes, it’s pretty sparse, but only until June 23rd when ABC has the second season premiere of Rookie Blue, Comedy Central has the sixth summer season premiere of Futurama, FX has the series premiere of Wilfred and the second season premiere of Louie, and USA Network has the fifth season premiere of Burn Notice and the series premiere of Suits.

Prime Picks

Community (NBC): Repeat. The season two premiere episode, “Anthropology 101,” replays, where the new semester is beginning and Senor Chang has enrolled as a student.
30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. The season five premiere episode, “The Fabian Strategy,” replays, where Jack is meddling in Liz’s new relationship and Jenna becomes a producer on the show.

The Office (NBC): Repeat. “Goodbye, Michael Part 1” replays, where Michael just wants it to be a regular day at the office.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): Repeat. The season three finale episode, “Li’l Sebastian,” replays, where Leslie and the rest of the gang are planning a funeral.

30 Rock (NBC): Repeat. The second episode of season five, “When It Rains, It Pours,” replays, where Liz seems to be attracting men’s attention and then attempts to use it to her advantage.
The Office (NBC): Repeat. “Goodbye, Michael Part 2” replays, where Michael just wants it to be a regular day at the office.

Other Option

  • Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Showtime): Series Finale. Ben wants Belle to give up the life for good and then an old client returns to complicate things. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • TNT has NBA playoff action with the Miami Heat at the Chicago Bulls.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 16 episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Oxygen has five episodes of Snapped followed by five episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Spike TV has 10 episodes of Jail.
Syfy has six episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation tonight.
USA has seven episodes of House followed by eight episodes of NCIS.

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