Tonight on the Tube: Nikita, Fringe, Blue Bloods & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 10, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Fringe Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has the third season finale of Confessions: Animal Hoarding, CMT has a Last Dates Before I Do special, Food Network has a Good Eats: Turn on the Dark special, IFC has the second season finale of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, and Showtime has a LAFFMOB Presents Red Grant: Caught Red Handed comedy special.

CSI: NY goes on hiatus for a bit after tonight and starting next week will be replaced on the schedule by A Gifted Man, which will move back an hour to finish its run. Undercover Boss will be moving into A Gifted Man‘s timeslot to lead off the night. CSI: NY will return in mid/late March.

Prime Picks

Nikita (The CW): New. Percy goes after the woman that got Nikita clean in an attempt to get back Division. Amanda wants Alex to takeover Zetrov.

Fringe (FOX): New. Olivia, Peter and Walter get stuck in a small town where there seems to be no escape in the middle of a deadly fringe event. This is another great episode. Except that you know exactly what is going on long before the trapped trio does. I am less than enthused when you have brilliantly smart TV characters that seem to take forever to even posit a theory that you have long since figured out having come into it with the exact same information. It takes me out of the moment, but that is a small complaint of an otherwise fantastic hour of TV that ends quite well.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. A woman believes her mother didn’t die of a heart attack, but was murdered. Frank is looking into a rumor about a priest.

Solid Selections

A Gifted Man (CBS): New. Michael testifies in a trial. A woman takes hostages at the clinic and is looking for Michael. This show moves back an hour starting next week, as CSI: NY goes on hiatus, and Undercover Boss will be moving into this time period to lead of Friday nights.

Grimm (NBC): New. Nick and Hank are going after a dangerous heartbreaker. Nick and Juliette’s safety is being threatened by his growing recognition in the creature community.

Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): New. Spartacus is dealing with division amongst the gladiators. Lucretia lets out a secret. Plays twice.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Four episodes repeat tonight. All four play again later.
  • Merlin (Syfy): New. Morgana sets out to use ancient magic to turn Merlin into an assassin and send him after Arthur. Plays again later.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Sam faces a childhood fear when the duo head to Kansas to investigate a pizza place that hosts parties for kids.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action.
  • NHLTV has a game tonight.

Late Night

  • Being Human (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “(I Loathe You) For Sentimental Reasons,” replays.
  • Lost Girl (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Faetal Attraction,” replays.

TV Marathons

ABC Family is playing A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song, A Cinderella Story, and Another Cinderella Story tonight.
ION has six episodes of Cold Case tonight.
Oxygen has 10 episodes of Roseanne today and later six episodes of House tonight.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order tonight.
USA Network has six episodes of House today.

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