Last night wrapped up an excellent week in the entertainment world with favorite Slumdog Millionaire
taking top honors with the Best Picture Oscar. Tuesday night there will be an address from President Obama
, and many shows will either not be airing or be in reruns. Check here to see if your favorite shows are new this week.
Pick of the Night: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
, "Disappearing Manhattan." Travel Channel 10/9c. Snarky host Tony Bourdain takes a look at the surviving gems in what is becoming a very commercialized urban center of the world.
Other new episodes worth watching: The Closer
TNT 9/8c, House
FOX 8/7c, Chuck
Rerun alert: Big Bang Theory
, How I Met Your Mother
, Two And A Half Men
, CSI: Miami
Pick of the Night: Leverage
TNT 10/9c, "The Second David Job." Timothy Hutton
and the rest of the excellent cast wrap up the first season of Leverage with the finale this Tuesday night.
Other new episodes worth watching: NCIS
Rerun alert: Law & Order: SVU
No episode: Scrubs
, American Idol
Pick of the Night:
American Idol, FOX 8/7c
The second 12 of the final 36 contestants compete in Hollywood.
Other new episodes worth watching: Important Things With Demetri Martin
, Comedy Central 10:30/9:30c.
Rerun alert: Law and Order
Pick of the Night:
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five, NBC 8/7c
Jack Black and Dustin Hoffman are back for this short cartoon featuring the characters of the hit animated film Kung Fu Panda.
Other new episodes worth watching: Survivor: Tocantins
CBS 8/7c, CSI
CBS 9/8c, 30 Rock
(guest starring Larry King
as himself) NBC 9:30/8:30c, The Beast
Rerun alert: The Office
, Grey's Anatomy
Pick of the night: Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles
FOX 8/7c, "Someone has to stay awake while the others sleep." Sarah seeks help after suffering terrible nightmares.
Other new episodes worth watching: Dollhouse
Rerun alert: Monk
will be repeats for the next couple months.
Go out and do something fun.
PICK OF THE WEEK: SNL
Special: Just Shorts NBC 7/6c 2 hours
This special features just shorts including fake commercials and the famed digital shorts like "Bleep in a Box" and "I Bleeped in My Pants."
NO episode: Desperate Housewives
Story by Kevin Olsta
Starpulse contributing writer