News & Notes
On cable tonight, BBC America has the series premiere of In the Flesh, ESPN has a Lombardi’s Legacy special, Reelz has the series premiere of Race to the Scene, TBS has the second season finale of Men at Work, TNT has the series premieres of The Hero and 72 Hours, and USA Network has the seventh, and final, season premiere of Burn Notice and the series premiere of Graceland.
Save Me (NBC): New. Beth decides that she needs to make some changes to get the respect of her daughter.
Save Me (NBC): New. Beth is trying to reconcile a message telling her to get rid of her earthly possessions and hosting a dinner party for Tom’s boss.
Burn Notice (USA Network): Season Premiere. Michael gets recruited by a terrorist to attempt to steal some sensitive equipment from a well secured defense facility. Sam and Jesse are on the hunt for answers. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
Hannibal (NBC): New. The team is after an escaped Dr. Gideon who is killing the psychiatrists that have profiled him. Hannibal works to get Gideon and Will in the same place. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
- Graceland (USA Network): Season Premiere. A new FBI agent joins a group of undercover agents in a California beach house that is made up of DEA, Customs and FBI agents. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 73 minutes with limited commercial interruptions. Plays again later. This show starts out a bit slow, but by the end something gets set up that adds more depth to the show going forward. Overall, I really quite enjoyed it and am onboard for more.
- In the Flesh (BBC America): Miniseries Premiere. This three part miniseries plays over the next three days. The show follows a zombie teenager as he reintegrates back into the community and his family. He committed suicide four years ago, but shortly after his funeral, thousands rose from the dead. They were rehabilitated and given medication and are now known as PDS (Partially Deceased Syndrome) sufferers. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.
- ABC has Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight. Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night follows.
- MLB Network has a game today.
Thursday TV Marathons
Burn Notice (USA Network): Five episodes early.
Defiance (Syfy): Seven episodes.
House (Oxygen): Seven episodes.
Living Single (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 10 episodes.
Without a Trace (ION): Eight episodes.