Friday Night TV: Nikita, Fringe, In Plain Sight & More

by Jason the TVaholic on March 23, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Nikita Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, CMT has the third season finale of Sweet Home Alabama, Discovery Channel has a Gold Rush: Alaska special and a Bering Sea Gold special, and TLC has the second season finale of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.

Shows normally recommended below but are repeats or not on tonight include CBS’ Blue Bloods and NBC’s Grimm.

Prime Picks

Nikita (The CW): New. Michael finds out that Cassandra has been keeping a big secret, so he and Nikita are off to Moscow to figure out what is going on. Alex continues looking for her mother.

Fringe (FOX): New. Peter considers all his options after recent events and revelations. A killer is targeting love.

In Plain Sight (USA Network): New. A hoarder that witnessed a murder is brought into witness protection. Mary continues juggling her WITSEC duties and carrying for her child. Plays again later. Last week’s fifth season premiere episode, “The Anti-Social Network,” replays earlier in this morning.

Solid Selections

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. The first two of six repeat episodes that play tonight play in this time period. All six play again later.

Fairly Legal (USA Network): New. Justin comes to Kate to help negotiate a deal between the FBI and a hospital. Lauren has to choose between a pair of clients. Plays again later. Last week’s second season premiere episode, “Satisfaction,” replays earlier in this morning.

Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): New. Spartacus attempts to get his followers to rise up against the Roman assault. Plays twice.

Other Options

  • Merlin (Syfy): New. Arthur and Merlin hope some smugglers can help them escape Camelot when Morgana and her army attack. Plays again later.
  • Supernatural (The CW): New. Sam has landed in a mental hospital. Dean makes a plea for help.
  • The Walking Dead (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s second season finale episode, “Beside the Dying Fire,” replays. Plays twice and again later twice.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has doubleheader college basketball action from the NCAA Basketball Tournament tonight.
  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Boston Celtics at the Philadelphia 76ers followed by the Denver Nuggets at the Utah Jazz.
  • TBS has doubleheader college basketball action from the NCAA Basketball Tournament tonight.

Late Night

  • Being Human (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Dream Reaper,” replays.
  • Lost Girl (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “The Morning After,” replays.

TV Marathons

ION has six episodes of Cold Case tonight.
USA Network has six episodes of House.
WE tv has 14 episodes of Frasier tonight.

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