Today on the Tube: Being Human Marathon, Super Bowl XLVI & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 5, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Super Bowl XLVI Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, NBC has the second season premiere of The Voice.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has Puppy Bowl VIII.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.121, “The Good Touch of Chuck Upon Castle.” This week @mytakeontv and @raelee joined me to discuss some recent shows including the Chuck series finale, the Touch series premiere, Once Upon a Time and more.

Prime Pick

Super Bowl XLVI (NBC): New England Patriots vs. New York Giants. The broadcast starts at 6:00 p.m. ET and kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET. Madonna is the halftime entertainment. There will be plenty of commercials that hopefully a few are good. A post game show follows and then the second season premiere of The Voice.

Other Options

  • Californication (Showtime): New. Charlie and Hank go on a ride-along with Samurai-Apocalypse. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later. Showtime has picked the show up for a sixth season.
  • Luck (HBO): New. Ace has a meeting with a potential investor. Walter Smith may have found a jockey for his horse. Plays three times.
  • Shameless (Showtime): New. Frank is trying to get someone else’s benefits. Fiona is making up a false background while at a wedding. Plays again later. Showtime has picked the show up for a third season.
  • Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “A Place in This World,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Michigan at Michigan State followed by final round coverage of the Phoenix Open golf tournament.
  • ESPN has college basketball action with Villanova at Pittsburgh.
  • NBC has Super Bowl XLVI.
  • NBC Sports has NHL action early today.

TV Marathons

ABC Family is playing Bring It On Again, Bring It On: In It to Win It, Bring It On, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish and Bring It On: All or Nothing.
BBC America has 30 episodes of Absolutely Fabulous.
Centric has 24 episodes of 227.
gmc has nine episodes of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
SOAPnet has five episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Syfy has 12 episodes of Being Human followed by the first three episodes of Lost Girl twice.
TNT has 20 episodes of Law & Order.
USA Network has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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