What to Watch Tonight: Suburgatory, Happy Endings, Psych & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 7, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Psych Season 5 on DVD via AmazonTonight, The CW has the 17th season finale of America’s Next Top Model.

Over on cable, BBC America has the series premiere of State of Play, History has a Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After special, Nat Geo has the first season finale of Rocket City Rednecks, Syfy has the seventh season finale of Ghost Hunters, TNT has the TV movie premiere of Silent Witness, and TLC has the fourth fall season premiere of Toddlers & Tiaras.

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Prime Picks

Up All Night (NBC): New. Reagna goes overboard trying to create the perfect first Christmas for Amy.
Suburgatory (ABC): New. Tessa attempts to get George back with his ex, but he is interested in another woman. George is trying to have fun at an awkward holiday party.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Everyone realizes that they won’t be together on Christmas Day this year, so they throw together a quick celebration. Runs 31 minutes.
Happy Endings (ABC): New. Max takes a job as a Santa. Jane accidentally gives the money she and Brad have been saving for a trip to their housekeeper. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Psych (USA Network): New. Shawn and Gus are hiding a witness at a commune, but Gus gets a little to involved in what goes on there. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Middle (ABC): New. Frankie puts on a Christmas Eve party. Mike is having a hard time keeping Frankie’s gift a secret. Runs 30 minutes.

Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team looks into a mass suicide at a military academy.

Revenge (ABC): New. Emily is questioning Nolan’s loyalty. Amanda settles in. Victoria gets some power back.

Other Options

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): New. A ballistics expert is dead and the team works with the FBI on the case.
  • Silent Witness (TNT): TV Movie Premiere. An attorney goes back to the small town he grew up in to defend his old friend on murder charges. Stars Dermot Mulroney, Michael Cudlitz (Southland), and Anne Heche (Men in Trees). Part of TNT’s Mystery Movie Night series of TV movies. Runs two hours. Plays again later.
  • State of Play (BBC America): Series Premiere. An ambitious MP and an investigative journalist become involved in a conspiracy. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Depth Perception,” replays.
  • Leverage (TNT): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “The Office Job,” replays.
  • Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. Last night’s fourth season finale episode, “To Be, Act 2,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has five episodes of Top Chef: Texas.
Discovery Channel has 16 episodes of Sons of Guns.
Oxygen has eight episodes of Supernanny.
Syfy has 15 episodes of Ghost Hunters.
USA Network has 11 episodes of NCIS.

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