News & Notes
Over on cable, Animal Planet has the third season premiere of Confessions: Animal Hoarding, Bravo has the second season premiere of Top Chef: Just Desserts, Discovery Channel has the first fall season premiere of Swamp Brothers, DIY has the eighth season finale of Desperate Landscape, MTV has the 21st season finale The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, Syfy has the seventh summer season premiere of Ghost Hunters, and Travel Channel has the first season finale of Man v. Food Nation.
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family): New. Two episodes play tonight. In the first, Mel is really thinking about what her relationship means. In the second, Mel’s father comes to lobby for a bill that she is against.
Royal Pains (USA Network): New. Everyone finds out about Paige’s secret. Divya’s date ends in a surprising way. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Run, Hank, Run,” replays earlier in the day.
Necessary Roughness (USA Network): New. Dani works with a female boxer. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Losing Your Swing,” replays earlier in the day.
- Happy Endings (ABC): New. An episode from season one that didn’t air plays tonight. Dave dates a woman with a weird quirk. Penny gets an assistant.
- The Hour (BBC America): New. Bel and Freddie are trying to deal with the on air personality of Hector. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.
- Law & Order: UK (BBC America): New. A child goes missing and launches a huge manhunt. Plays again later.
- Rescue Me (FX): New. Franco wants to see more responsibility around the house. Lou delivers Tommy’s letters. Plays twice and again later.
- ESPN2 has Wednesday Night Baseball MLB action with the Chicago White Sox at the Los Angeles Angels.
- Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Eye for an Eye,” replays.
- Leverage (TNT): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “The Cross My Heart Job,” replays.
Bravo has 11 episodes of Top Chef: Just Desserts.
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Roseanne.
Syfy has 14 episodes of Ghost Hunters.
USA Network has 13 episodes of NCIS.