Tuesday TV: Raising Hope, Happy Endings S.3 Premiere, Sons of Anarchy & More

News & Notes

Get Sons of Anarchy S.4 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the third season premiere of Happy Endings and the second season premiere of Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and FOX has an episode of The X Factor on a special night.

Over on cable, ABC Family has a special Halloween episodes of Pretty Little Liars and Syfy has the first season finale of Hot Set.

Prime Picks

Raising Hope (FOX): New. Jimmy and Sabrina go on a marriage retreat and have to deal with some others following them there.
Ben & Kate (FOX): New. Kate wishes Ben would be better prepared for certain emergencies that could arise. A crazy ex of Ben’s comes for a visit.

Happy Endings (ABC): Season Premiere. Dave and Alex have been seeing each other again, but it’s casual. Max is taking care of Penny after she has an accident. Brad keeps a secret from Jane. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 30 minutes. I am so happy to have this show back on my TV. Not a huge fan of them putting Dave and Alex back together, but I’m sure it will crash and burn right quickly.
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (ABC): Season Premiere. James tries to put together a Dawson’s Creek reunion against Chloe’s advice. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes. There are two fantastic guest appearances in this episode that get the new season off to a great start.

Sons of Anarchy (FX): New. Things begin to go sideways for Jax and the gang. Runs 63 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Solid Selections

Hart of Dixie (The CW): New. Zoe is trying to keep things casual with Wade. Lemon starts as Lavon’s campaign manager. Brick and Magnolia are having trouble adjusting to Lemon not living with them anymore.

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family): New. The girls all attend a party on the Rosewood Ghost Train and find trouble. Singer Adam Lambert performs. Plays again later.

Covert Affairs (USA Network): New. Eyal and his boss ask the CIA for help in tracking down a Mossad asset. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Emily Owens, M.D. (The CW): New. Emily uses some hospital information to get a procedure for her patient. Micah deals with his mother’s chemotherapy. Still not big on this show, but did enjoy this episode more that the “Pilot.”
  • Go On (NBC): New. The group plans a scavenger hunt for Ryan’s birthday, which he isn’t all that thrilled about, but goes along anyway. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 30 minutes.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “New Car Smell,” replays. Also plays on SHO2 tonight.
  • NCIS (CBS): New. The team is looking for a missing pilot as well as the reason his helicopter crashed. Ziva dares Tony and McGee with a challenge.
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. The team must assess whether or not the hit and run death of a Senate candidates staffer was an accident or something more sinister.
  • New Girl (FOX): New. Jess somehow ends up needing to sub in for Cece as a model at a car show. The guys are trying to figure out what defines male friendship. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Parenthood (NBC): New. Kristina has a surgery scheduled on the same day that Max is to give a speech at school. Drew doesn’t like his mother moving in with Mark.
  • Underemployed (MTV): New. Raviva is thinking of moving out. Daphne continues to see Todd. Sophia gets arrested. Plays twice. Last week’s “Pilot” episode replays earlier this afternoon.
  • Vegas (CBS): New. The Milwaukee crew goes after Saviano. Sherriff Lamb investigates the death of a maid to a wealthy businessman.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has college football action with Arkansas State at Louisiana (Lafayette).

Late Night

  • Dexter (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Run,” replays. Also plays on SHO2 earlier tonight.
  • Flashpoint (ION): New. Team One is called in after a doctor is abducted at gunpoint.
  • Hunted (Cinemax): Repeat. Last Friday night’s series premiere episode, “Mort,” replays.

Tuesday TV Marathons

ABC Family has 14 episodes of Pretty Little Liars.
ION has 12 episodes of Criminal Minds.
TV One has 12 episodes of The Jeffersons early.
USA Network has 16 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE tv has five episodes of CSI: Miami tonight.

There sure is lots of stuff to choose from tonight. What of Tuesday TV will you be watching?

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1 comment… add one
  • Balaji K Oct 23, 2012, 6:42 am

    New Girl
    Raising Hope
    Happy Endings
    Don’t Trust the B- in Apartment 23
    Go on
    Sons of Anarchy
    Covert Affairs

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