What to Watch Tonight: New Girl, Covert Affairs S.2 Fall Premiere, Sons of Anarchy & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 1, 2011

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News & Notes

Find Sons of Anarchy Season 3 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Nat Geo Wild has the series premiere of Wild Wives of Africa, TLC has the fourth season finale of The Little Couple, and USA Network has the second fall season premiere of Covert Affairs.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): New. The team investigates after the husband of the former wife of both Gibbs and Fornell is abducted.

New Girl (FOX): New. Jess walks in on Nick while he is naked and her reaction shakes his confidence. Winston is trying to catch up with pop culture after spending two years abroad. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 30 minutes. This is a very funny episode, especially if you a fan of the wacky euphemism.
Raising Hope (FOX): New. The family has to camp out on the front lawn after they find termites. Starts a minutes after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Sons of Anarchy (FX): New. SAMCRO learns that the Niners may have setup a new alliance that isn’t going to work for them. Runs 65 minutes. Plays twice and again later. If you think the last couple episodes have been intense, wait until you see the next couple. Things get seriously ratcheted up and looks to be setting up an insane last few episodes of the season.

Solid Selections

Glee (FOX): New. Brittany clashes with a foreign exchange student. Mercedes is trying to get people to join her in the other glee club. Runs 61 minutes.

Ringer (The CW): New. Agent Machado is getting close, so Bridget has to tell Andrew and Henry something. Malcolm escapes and goes on the run.

Covert Affairs (USA Network): Fall Premiere. After a mission that doesn’t go that well, Annie stumbles upon a new mission after setting up her new place. Plays again later. This is a very good return episode. Let me just say, Piper Perabo with power tools equals awesome.

Other Options

  • Body of Proof (ABC): New. A popular teen girl is found dead after a rave. Megan jumps back into the dating waters. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • Flashpoint (ION): New. Ed takes a big risk regarding his safety. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. A Marine that was dishonorably discharged is a murder suspect, but he maybe is being framed.
  • Parenthood (NBC): New. Kristina wants to have a family night. Julia is having trouble with boundaries regarding Zoe.

Sports Note

  • ESPN2 has college football action with Northern Illinois at Toledo.

Late Night

  • Psych (USA Network): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “This Episodes Sucks,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef.
Discovery Channel has five episodes of I (Almost) Got Away With It.
Oxygen has 13 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation followed by 11 episodes of Auction Hunters.
Syfy has nine episodes of Destination Truth.
TNT has five episodes of Bones.
USA Network has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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