TV Thursday: The Newsroom Encore, Strike Back Encore, Hollywood Game Night S.1 Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 29, 2013

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News & Notes

Get Burn Notice Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, ABC has the first season finale of Motive and NBC has the first season finale of Hollywood Game Night.

Over on cable, E! has a Attack of the Celebrity Bikinis special, ESPN has the 17th season premiere of Thursday Night College Football, and History has the seventh season finale of Pawn Star$.

Check out the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.193, “ABC Fall TV Preview 2013.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @raelee. We go over the ABC Fall TV Schedule and give premiere dates and then talk about all of their new fall shows: Back in the Game, Betrayal, The Goldbergs, Lucky 7, Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Super Fun Night, and Trophy Wife. We also talked some Suits and Melissa & Joey. Also check out Ep.192, “FOX Fall TV Preview 2013.”

Prime Picks

The Newsroom (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Red Team III,” replays.

Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last Friday night’s episode replays.

Hollywood Game Night (NBC): Season Finale. Tom Arnold, Terry Crews, Emilie de Ravin, Jerry Ferrara, David Giuntoli, and Hoda Kotb are tonight’s players. A previous episode replays right before. NBC has renewed the show for a second season.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football with North Carolina at South Carolina followed by Thursday Night College Football with Mississippi at Vanderbilt.
  • ESPN2 has early round coverage of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
  • MLB Network has a game today and another tonight.
  • NFL Network has doubleheader preseason football.

Late Night

  • Covert Affairs (USA Network): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s episode, “Crackity Jones,” replays.
  • Perception (TNT): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s episode, “Warrior,” replays.

Thursday TV Marathons

Burn Notice (USA Network): Five episodes early.
Castle (TNT): Five episodes tonight.
Living Single (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Eight episodes.
Without a Trace (ION): Six episodes.

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