News & Notes
Over on cable, BET has the BET Awards 2011, Food Network has the series premiere of Extreme Chef, HBO has the fourth season premiere of True Blood, TLC has the second season finale of Freaky Eaters, TNT has the fourth season premiere of Leverage, USA Network has the series finale of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and VH1 has the first season finale of Mob Wives and the fifth season premiere of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.
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Challenge (Food Network): Repeat. Contestants must tell a ghost story with their cake design. Plays again later.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (USA Network): Series Finale. Goren and Eames go undercover on a valuable website after the lawsuit surrounding the site leads to the death of two people. Plays again later.
The Glades (A&E): New. Jim ends up investigating some NASCAR drivers and owners after a boy is found dead in a car. After Ray gets attacked, Callie considers entering witness protection. Plays twice and again later twice. The first four episodes of this season replay earlier in the day.
The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. The “Treehouse of Horror XXII” episode from this past season replays. Runs 30 minutes.
Leverage (TNT): Season Premiere. The team is racing to find some evidence on the side of a mountain in Alaska during a snowstorm before others can get to it. Plays again later. This episode is a little odd in the setting, but still provides the fun that we fans have come to enjoy. Plus, it’s another strong episode for @BethJRiesgraf’s Parker.
In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. Mary ends up having to mediate a WITSEC divorce. Plays again later.
- Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Kim is suing a plastic surgery center over a model’s death. Grayson wants Jane to help with his wedding plans. Plays again later.
- Extreme Chef (Food Network): Series Premiere. Rattlesnake meat must be used. A meal for 12 cowboys is cooked. Plays again later. This show looks both awesome and ridiculous in the outlandish situations that are created for the chefs to have to cook in and the ingredients they have to use.
- Falling Skies (TNT): New. Tom comes face to face with a skitter after a rescue mission doesn’t go as planned. There may be a doctor that knows how to remove the harness from the kids. Plays again later. The two-hour premiere replays earlier in the day. Tonight’s episode provides an outstanding moment for Noah Wyle’s Tom.
- Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Contestants must cater a meal for the cast of Cougar Town. Plays again later.
- The Protector (Lifetime): New. The murder of an advisor at a private school is investigated. Plays twice.
- Teen Wolf (MTV): Repeat. Last Monday’s episode, “Magic Bullet,” replays
- Treme (HBO): New. The community is in mourning. Delmond and Albert are headed south to work on their record. Toni tries to get some help from Colson. Starts five minutes after the hour and runs 65 minutes. Plays again later.
- ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Clevandland Indians at the San Francisco Giants.
- Golf Channel has final round coverage of the Wegmans LPGA Championship.
- NBC has early round coverage of Wimbledon.
- TBS has early MLB action with the Colorado Rockies at the New York Yankees.
- TNT has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Toyota/Save Mart 350.
- Men of a Certain Age (TNT): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Can’t Let That Slide,” replays
- White Collar (TNT): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Deadline,” replays
A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Bravo has 12 episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of MythBusters tonight.
History has five episodes of Ice Road Truckers tonight.
Oxygen has six episodes of America’s Got Talent.
Syfy has the two-part four-hour Category 6: Day of Destruction miniseries followed by the two-part four hour Category 7: The End of the World miniseries.
TLC has six episodes of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.
USA Network has six episodes of Royal Pains.