News & Notes
On cable tonight, Showtime has the first season finale The Franchise, truTV has the first season finale of South Beach Tow, TV Land has the second season finale of Hot in Cleveland, and USA Network has the third summer season finale of Royal Pains.
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family): New. Two episodes play tonight. In the first, Joe’s younger brother, played by Joey’s real life younger brother, visits and takes a liking to Mel. In the second, Joe gets Ryder in even more trouble with a teacher, played by another of Joey’s brothers. Last week’s two episode replay right before.
Royal Pains (USA Network): New. Hank still thinks Paige’s mother needs to seek treatment. Divya is having trouble maintaining balance in her life. Plays again later.
Necessary Roughness (USA Network): New. Dani tries to help the team deal with a playoff curse. Plays again later.
- The Hour (BBC America): New. Freddie questions Adam Le Ray’s relationship with Ruth. Hector’s marriage continues to fail. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.
- Law & Order: UK (BBC America): New. An investigation into a woman’s death turns into a drug bust. Plays again later.
- Rescue Me (FX): New. Colleen’s wedding gets emotional. A huge fire is tackled. Plays twice and again later.
- ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball MLB action with the New York Yankees at the Boston Red Sox.
- ESPN2 has early round coverage of U.S. Open Tennis.
- Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Army of One,” replays.
- Leverage (TNT): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “The Queen’s Gambit Job,” replays.
Bravo has five episodes of Top Chef.
Oxygen has 15 episodes of Living Single.
Syfy has nine episodes of Friday the 13th.
USA Network has 13 episodes of NCIS.
WE has five episodes of My Fair Wedding With David Tutera early and later 10 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.