What’s on Tuesday TV: Pretty Little Liars, Jane by Design, Franklin & Bash and More

by Jason the TVaholic on June 12, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Pretty Little Liars S.2 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has NBA Countdown and Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night specials around the NBA Finals.

Over on cable, A&E has the series premiere of Barter Kings, BBC America has The Brit List: 20 Sexiest special, Discovery Channel has the first season finale The Devils Ride, Encore has the miniseries premiere of Thorne: Sleepyhead, MTV has the sixth season premiere of Teen Mom, and Spike TV has the series premiere of World’s Worst Tenants.

Prime Picks

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family): New. The stakes are raised, as a past mistake of Aria’s is used against her and Emily ends up in an even more fragile state. Spencer and Hanna try to figure out who they are dealing with now. Plays again later. Last week’s third season premiere episode, “It Happened That Night,” replays right before.

Jane by Design (ABC Family): New. The design team has to impress a movie star to get a big retail account. Billy is continuing to have trouble adjusting to being back at school.

Franklin & Bash (TNT): New. Jared and Peter are working their first manslaughter case. Their client is a wannabe crime fighter that was pursuing someone that later ended up dead. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Bunheads (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. If you didn’t watch last night, you should check it out. I watched it again last night and it was just as great the second time.
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT): New. Things are still not quite right between Jane and Maura. They investigate the death of a college student. Plays again later. Last week’s third season premiere episode, “What Doesn’t Kill You,” replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight.
  • MLB Network has a doubleheader tonight.

Late Night

  • Mad Men (USA Network): Repeat. Last night’s fifth season finale episode, “The Phantom,” replays.
  • Royal Pains (USA Network): Repeat. Last Wednesday night’s fourth season premiere episode, “After the Fireworks,” replays.

TV Marathons

ION has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Syfy has the three-part six-hour V: The Final Battle miniseries.
TV One has 12 episodes of The Jeffersons early.
USA Network has 17 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What are you going to be watching tonight on TV?

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