Wednesday TV: Franklin & Bash S.3 Premiere, Royal Pains, Necessary Roughness & More

News & Notes

Download Melissa & Joey Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has the seventh summer season premiere of Futurama, E! has the series premiere of The Soup Investigates, Lifetime has a John Walsh Investigates: Abduction in the Heartland special, Spike TV has the series premiere of Fight Master, TNT has the third season premiere of Franklin & Bash, truTV has the 11th season finale of Operation Repo, and TV Land has the fourth summer season premiere of Hot in Cleveland and the third season premiere of The Exes.

In late night, TV Land has the second season premiere of The Soul Man.

Still a few days left to enter our Wedding Band Season 1 DVD giveaway.

Prime Picks

Melissa & Joey (ABC Family): New. Mel starts dating a friend from her childhood and Joe begins to think that they may be related. A previous episode plays later. The previous two episodes replay right before.
Baby Daddy (ABC Family): New. Danny starts seeing a psychologist to find out why his hockey game is waning. Riley hopes that Danny will make a move. A previous episode plays right after. The previous two episodes replay earlier this evening.

Royal Pains (USA Network): New. Hank tries to help a cop with a teenage daughter that is a handful. HankMed gets a big offer. Hank finds out some information about Dmitri. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Hankwatch,” replays earlier this morning. Fun episode tonight with some interesting developments.

Necessary Roughness (USA Network): New. Dani is tasked with helping a former child star that is trying to transition into an adult acting career. TK tries to continue revamping his image. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Ch-Ch-Changes,” replays earlier this morning. An interesting bigger storyline is revealed tonight.

Other Options

  • Franklin & Bash (TNT): Season Premiere. Two episodes play. Stanton brings one someone new to help run the firm. Peter and Jared take the case of a famous magician. Pindar causes some problems at the house. Both Play again later. I like the addition of Heather Locklear and how she doesn’t seem to like Peter and Jared, but there is an aspect of that doesn’t make sense given how last season ended. But, I may be just expecting too much from a fun and enjoyable lawyer show.
  • Twisted (ABC Family): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Grief Is a Five-Letter Word,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has an MLB game tonight with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the New York Yankees.
  • MLB Network has a game today.

Late Night

  • Mad Men (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “The Quality of Mercy,” replays.

Wednesday TV Marathons

Castle (TNT): Five episodes.
Flashpoint (ION): Six episodes tonight.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.

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