What to Watch Tonight: College Basketball, The Fades, Jane By Design & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 21, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get The Fades Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has a JB Smoove: That’s How I Dooz It comedy special, CMT has the series premieres of Bayou Billionaires and My Big Redneck Vacation, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Drew Peterson: Untouchable, and Science has the second season premiere of A Idiot Abroad.

Prime Picks

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Two of the eight episodes that play tonight play in this time period. Six of them replay again later.

The Fades (BBC America): New. Neil begins putting a plan together to combat the Fades. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.

Castle (ABC): Repeat. The season four premiere episode, “Rise,” replays, where Beckett is struggling to survive and Castle is investigating the shooting.

Other Option

  • Hell on Wheels (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s first season finale episode, “God of Chaos,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has tripleheader college basketball action with Alabama at Kentucky, Michigan at Arkansas and Kansas at Texas.
  • ESPN five college basketball games with Purdue at Michigan State, Missouri at Baylor, Florida State at Duke, Syracuse at Notre Dame and Louisville at Pittsburgh.
  • ESPN2 has quadrupleheader college basketball action with Xavier at Dayton, Indiana State at Creighton, Iowa State at Texas Tech and Mississippi State at Vanderbilt.
  • NBA TV has the Denver Nuggets at the New York Knicks.
  • NBC Sports has the College Football All-Star Game.
  • NHL Network is showing three games today.

Late Night

  • Alcatraz (FOX): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. This is just the first hour of the two hours that played this past Monday.
  • Being Human (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s second season premiere episode, “Turn This Mother Out,” replays.
  • Jane By Design (ABC Family): Repeats. The first three episodes, “Pilot,” “The Runway” and “The Birkin,” of the series all replay.
  • Lost Girl (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s series premiere episode, “It’s a Fae, Fae, Fae, Fae World,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Emma Stone hosted with musical guest Coldplay.

TV Marathons

BET has 20 episodes of The Parkers.
Centric has 23 episodes of Girlfriends.
ION has nine episodes of Psych tonight.
Oxygen has six episodes of House.
SOAPnet has five episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210.
USA Network has seven episodes of NCIS.
WE tv has 15 episodes of Ghost Whisperer.

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