News & Notes
On cable tonight, AMC has the fifth season premiere of Mad Men, CMT has the TV movie premiere of Whiskey Business, Discovery Channel has the 10th spring season premiere of MythBusters, HBO has the first season finale of Luck, Oxygen has the eighth season finale of Snapped, and TLC has the second season premiere of Long Island Medium and the series premiere of Leave It to Niecy.
In late night, Adult Swim has the series premiere of Loiter Squad.
Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. A madman with a hat fetish abducts Emma. In storybook land, the Queen is looking to hire a man of magic. Runs 61 minutes.
The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia gets assigned to a panel investigating a police shooting, but begins to question some of the actions by the chairman. The IRS begins to look at Kalinda.
GCB (ABC): New. Gigi is putting on a party for Carlene’s uncle where everyone is supposed to dress as their favorite Texan. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. “The Man in the Blue Flannel Pants” episode from earlier this season replays. Runs 30 minutes.
Shameless (Showtime): New. Monica wants to end things. Karen is in labor. Steve will identify theft. Plays again later.
Breakout Kings (A&E): New. The team is after a dying man on the run that is taking out people before his time runs out. Runs 61 minutes. Plays twice and again later twice. The previous two episodes replay earlier in the day.
- Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Roxy has an opportunity to get more involved. Denise ends up in the middle of a contentious situation. Plays again later.
- Californication (Showtime): New. Hank is lured to Runkle Manor. All Hank’s family and friends are waiting for him. Plays again later.
- Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Julie questions Susan’s ability to parent. Gaby goes after a high paying job. Lynette attempts to get Tom back. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 60 minutes.
- Luck (HBO): New. Gus is out to protect his boss. Renzo’s mother visits. A couple of prized colts go head-to-head. Runs 70 minutes. Plays again later.
- Mad Men (AMC): Season Premiere. Pete and Roger are butting heads. Joan is clashing with a houseguest. Runs two hours and eight minutes. Plays three times.
- MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Spring Premiere. The guys test out duct tape as a survival tool, if you were stranded on a deserted island. Plays again later.
- Spartacus: Vengeance (Starz): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Monsters,” replays.
- CBS has doubleheader college basketball action from the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
- ESPN has college basketball action with an NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship game early and later doubleheader NBA action tonight.
- ESPN2 has tripleheader college basketball action from the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
- FOX has NASCAR action with the Sprint Cup: Auto Club 400.
- NBA TV has a game this afternoon.
- NBC has the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament.
- NBC Sports has doubleheader NHL action tonight.
Centric has 26 episodes of Girlfriends.
Discovery Channel has six episodes of MythBusters.
gmc has 11 episodes of The Waltons.
SOAPnet has 10 episodes of Make It or Break It.
TNT has seven episodes of Law & Order early and is playing The Bourne Trilogy tonight.
TV One has 12 episodes of Martin tonight.
USA Network has nine episodes of NCIS.