What to Watch Tonight: Community, Person of Interest, Burn Notice & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 17, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Community Season 2 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has a 20/20 – Regis Philbin: The Morning Maestro With Katie Couric special.

On cable tonight, History has a Swamp People special and the series premiere of Big Shrimpin’, The Hub has the miniseries finale of Clue, and Travel Channel has the first season finale of Off Limits.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.113, “Once Upon a Grimm.” This week Mel from @nicegirlstv joined @mytakeontv and I to take a discuss some recent renewal news and a few shows including Once Upon a Time, Castle, Psych, Bones, Chuck, Grimm and more.

Prime Picks

Community (NBC): New. Dean Pelton asks the study group to participate in a commercial for the college. Abed makes another documentary about the project.
Parks & Recreation (NBC): New. Leslie is using a new tourist attraction to hangout with Ben. Andy is being encouraged to further his education.

Person of Interest (CBS): New. The latest person of interest has connections to Cold War Soviet espionage circles.

Burn Notice (USA Network): New. Michael takes point on a CIA mission. Sam and Jesse go undercover. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Sheldon doesn’t like it when Stuart from the comic book stores asks Amy out on a date. Runs 31 minutes.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): New. Jeff is using an app to send voicemails to Audrey directly. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Bones (FOX): New. Booth and Sweets get access to a toy company’s headquarters after the remains of an executive are found packaged with a doll. Sweets prepares for his gun certification test.

Prime Suspect (NBC): New. Jane is trying to get a young girl to describe the man that murdered her parents in a hotel.

Other Options

  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): New. Mac is telling a priest how the rest of the gang is responsible for him being fat. Runs 31 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • The Mentalist (CBS): New. The team is going back over Jane’s investigation to look for clues to the killer of an undercover cop.
  • The Office (NBC): New. Andy takes some of the staff on a field trip to Gettysburg for motivational purposes. Robert wants those that stayed behind to come up with the next big idea.
  • Private Practice (ABC): New. An intervention is staged for Amelia in the first episode tonight. In the second, Amelia bonds with an 18-year-old woman while in rehab. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Thursday Night College Football with North Carolina at Virginia Tech.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college basketball action.
  • NFL Network has Thursday Night Football action with the New York Jets at the Denver Broncos.

Last Night

  • Covert Affairs (USA Network): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “A Girl Like You,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of The First 48.
Bravo has eight episodes of Top Chef…
History has 14 episodes of Swamp People.
Oxygen has 22 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has 12 episodes of Jail.
TNT has six episodes of CSI: NY tonight.
USA Network has seven episodes of Burn Notice.

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: