What to Watch Tonight: Franklin & Bash, Men of a Certain Age and More

by Jason the TVaholic on June 15, 2011

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News & Notes

Get Men of a Certain Age Season 1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has a Caught in the Act news special.

Over on cable, Bravo has the third season finale of Top Chef Masters, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of Deception With Keith Barry, E! has a 30 Seconds to Stardom: Commercials’ Most Famous Faces special, History has a 101 Gadgets That Changed the World special, TBS has the seventh season finale of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, TLC has the first season finale of Extreme Couponing and the fourth season premiere of Toddlers & Tiaras, and TV Land has second summer season premiere of Hot in Cleveland and the series premiere of Happily Divorced.

In late night, Bravo has the series premiere of Rocco’s Dinner Party.

Posted the winners of The Glades S.1 DVD giveaway.

Prime Picks

The Middle (ABC): Repeats. Tonight, “The Big Chill” and “Super Sunday” episodes from this past season replay.

Franklin & Bash (TNT): New. A plain looking woman wants to pursue legal action because she believes she was fired for being too beautiful. Plays again later. This turned out to be a very interesting case. One that again makes me think of a show like Boston Legal, yet without making any political points. This show just goes for the fun and wacky, which makes it an enjoyable summer series. Yet, one that doesn’t provide the must watch factor.

Men of a Certain Age (TNT): New. Owen’s father tells him he should takeover the dealership’s softball team as well and just in time to play their biggest rival dealership. Plays again later. While the game may play out as expected, there are a couple of things that happen during it that are unexpected and completely hilarious. Such a well crafted episode. Don’t want to say anymore, just watch and enjoy.

Other Options

  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. They take a look back at some of their favorite myths involving transportation. Last week’s episode replays right before. Both play again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Repeat. The past Sunday’s episode, “In the Line of Fire,” replays. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball MLB action with the New York Yankees at the Texas Rangers.
  • NBC has Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals with the Boston Bruins at the Vancouver Canucks.

Late Night

  • HawthoRNe (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s third season premiere episode, “For Better or Worse,” replays.
  • Teen Wolf (MTV): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Pack Mentality,” replays.

TV Marathons

BET has 10 episodes of Everybody Hates Chris.
Bravo has five episodes of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover early.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Syfy has eight episodes of Face Off early.
TLC has 13 episodes of Extreme Couponing.
USA has 10 episodes of NCIS.

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1 Brandon June 16, 2011 at 10:58 am

Not too much on tonight that interests me. That’s alright, I have a DVR full of shows that I need to get caught up on.

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