What to Watch Tonight: Chuck, Grimm, Boss S.1 Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 9, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Chuck on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, CMT has the second season finale of Sweet Home Alabama and the sixth season finale of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, History has the series premiere of Invention USA, IFC has the second season finale of Onion News Network, and Starz has the first season finale of Boss.

I’ve compiled a list of 7 fun Christmas gift ideas to help you find just the right thing for the TV fan on your list.

Prime Picks

Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck goes to Verbanski for help in tracking a computer virus. Dani Pudi (Community) guest-stars as a new Buy More employee.

Grimm (NBC): New. Nick ends up in the middle of a family feud while investigating a suspected arson case.

Boss (Starz): Season Finale. It’s a close race. Kane is making the political machine go. Meredith wants to prove she is loyal to Kane. Plays twice.

Solid Selections

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday classic replays. Runs 31 minutes.
Frosty Returns (CBS): Repeat. The more recent animated follow-up replays. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

The Take (Encore): New. Freddie is none to happy with Jimmy’s rise through the ranks. Part two of four.

Sanctuary (Syfy): New. Kate Freelander brings news of a Hollow Earth plot against a target above ground, which might include Bigfoot. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Two repeat episodes play in this time period. Four more follow. All six play again later.
  • Fringe (FOX): Repeat. The “One Night in October” episode from earlier this season replays, where a serial killer on the other side is being tracked and they want to use his double from this side to help figure out how to catch him. This is one of the best episodes of not just this season, but of the series.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball action.

Late Night

  • Eureka (Syfy): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s holiday special episode, “Do You See What I See,” replays.
  • Haven (Syfy): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s holiday special episode, “Silent Night,” replays.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s holiday special episode, “The Greatest,” replays.

TV Marathons

A&E has 12 episodes of Criminal Minds.
Bravo has seven episodes of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover.
Oxygen has 18 episodes of Roseanne.
Spike TV has 16 episodes of Gangland.
Syfy has nine episodes of Warehouse 13.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit followed by seven episodes of NCIS tonight.

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