What to Watch Tonight: Eureka, The Closer, Teen Wolf & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 8, 2011

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News & Notes

Get The Closer Season 6 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the second season premiere of Bachelor Pad.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the first summer season finale of Switched at Birth, Discovery Channel has a Norway Massacre: The Killer’s Mind, Food Network has the series premiere of Sugar High, HBO has the documentary premiere of Superheroes, style has the series premiere of Tia & Tamera, and VH1 has the third season finale of Basketball Wives and the first season finale of Single Ladies.

Prime Picks

Eureka (Syfy): New. Lupo attempts to explain things to Zoe about Zane, but find they have bigger problems. Plays again later. The previous two episodes replay right before.

The Closer (TNT): New. The unit is investigating the death of a minister that died under suspicious circumstances. Everyone is getting subpoenaed in the wrongful death case. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Under Control,” replays right before. This season has been outstanding and tonight is no exception. Kyra Sedgwick is absolutely fantastic.

Teen Wolf (MTV): New. Allison is focused on Scott and the winter formal. Scott is trying to protect his loved ones and his secret. Plays twice. Last week’s episode, “Co-Captain,” replays earlier in the day.

Other Options

  • Alphas (Syfy): New. The team is officially made part of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service and their first case is to look into a bunch of deaths at a high school. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Rosetta,” replays earlier in the day.
  • The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): New. Food Network personalities talk about the best “Finger Food” they ever ate. Plays again later.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. A baseball coach is found dead and Det. Rizzoli is on the case. Jane’s brother gets out of jail and comes home. Plays again later.
  • Switched at Birth (ABC Family): Summer Finale. Bay has a surprise guest show up to her art show. Daphne tells Emmett how she feels. The previous nine episode replay earlier in the day.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): New. Pete and Myka are chasing an artifact along with H.G. Wells. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Queen for a Day,” replays earlier in the day.
  • Weeds (Showtime): New. Nancy is back selling pot, as is Silas out of the back room of Andy’s new bike shop. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has the Monday Night Baseball MLB action with the Boston Red Sox at the Minnesota Twins.

Late Night

  • Falling Skies (TNT): Repeat. Last night’s two-hour first season finale replays.
  • Haven (Syfy): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Sparks and Recreation,” replays.
  • The Protector (Lifetime): New. Gloria and Michelle are looking into the death of a hairstylist. Last week’s episode, “Wings,” replays earlier in the day.
  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Play the Man,” replays.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has nine episodes of Switched at Birth.
Bravo has eight episodes of The Real Housewives of New Jersey early followed by seven episodes of Millionaire Matchmaker.
Oxygen has 15 episodes of The Bad Girls Club.
Travel Channel has six episodes of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations tonight.
USA Network has eight episodes of Covert Affairs early.
WE has five episodes of Amsale Girls early and later 10 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.

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