News & Notes
Tonight, ABC has the 10th season premiere of Dancing With the Stars.
Over on cable, ABC Family has the second season finale of Pretty Little Liars, E! has an E! True Hollywood Story: Biggest Scandals Ever special, MTV has the fifth season premiere of Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and VH1 has the third season premiere of La La’s Full Court Life and series premiere of Styled by June.
Pretty Littlle Liars (ABC Family): Season Finale. “A” uses the Junior League Masquerade to mess with the girls some more. “A” ends up being unmasked. Plays again later. The previous nine episodes replay right before.
Being Human (Syfy): New. Sally is locked in a dream world. Aidan, Josh and Zoe have to fight to stay alive. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “When I Think About You I Shred Myself,” replays right before.
Castle (ABC): New. Beckett and Castle are investigating the death of a contestant on a dance competition show. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. The gang doesn’t approve of Barney and Quinn moving in together.
2 Broke Girls (CBS): New. Max and Caroline end up dog-sitting at a plush apartment.
Alcatraz (FOX): New. The team is after a serial killer that has returned even more dangerous.
Lost Girl (Syfy): New. Bo is investigating a sex-related crime with a new friend. Plays again later.
- Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. McGarrett tries to prove that his sister was setup after she is arrested for smuggling diamonds.
- House (FOX): New. House’s mother comes for a visit, while the team is trying to save the life of a blind man with an unknown illness.
- Smash (NBC): New. The musical is presented to investors. Karen has a difficult choice to make.
- Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Alan’s mother meets Lyndsey’s mother. Runs 31 minutes.
- ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action from the NIT.
- ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action from the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament followed by an NIT game.
- NBC Sports has doubleheader NHL action.
- TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Chicago Bulls at the Orlando Magic followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Denver Nuggets.
- Psych (USA Network): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Shawn and the Real Girl,” replays.
ABC Family has 10 episodes of Pretty Little Liars.
Spike TV has all six episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
USA Network has 13 episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE tv has 14 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.
Question: Why does CBS cause or allow 60 Minutes and/or The Amazing Race run overtime so much that one cannot reliably set the DVR to record The Good Wife?