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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Tuesday, September 28, 2010

September 28, 2010 by  

It’s Britney, bitch!

Sorry, but I just can’t contain my excitement for tonight’s Britney Spears inspired episode of GLEE. I love me some Britney and some Brittany so I’m expecting big things.

I know, I know, GLEE isn’t the only show on tonight.  We’ve got new shows, returning favorites, and did I mention Britney?

Check out some of the highlights from tonight’s TV lineup.

No Ordinary Family | 8pm on ABC | Series Premiere
In the premiere of this sci-fi drama about a family that develops superpowers after a plane crash in the Amazon, patriarch Jim (Michael Chiklis) discovers he has immense strength, and his wife, Stephanie (Julie Benz), is blessed with amazing speed. Meanwhile, their 16-year-old daughter, Daphne, turns telepathic, and their learning-disabled 14-year-old son, JJ, becomes a genius. [GMMR: Worth checking out. Personally I thought the pilot channeled HEROES more than I would have liked, but the cast is stellar and I think it has potential. Looking forward to seeing the episode next week to see how it all shakes out.]

Glee | 8pm on Fox
Will doesn’t want the kids to do a Britney Spears routine. He’s also a bit jealous of Emma’s new dentist boyfriend (John Stamos). Spears appears as herself. [GMMR: Heather Morris is one of the only series regular’s that has never sung on the show…until tonight. And damn does she sound and look good. Check out a sneak peek at one of her big musical numbers tonight.  And SYTYCD fans – keep an eye out for Mark Kanemura dancing alongside Brit. Bonus!]

The Biggest Loser | 8pm on NBC
“The First Challenge”
Two players who didn’t make the cut during the season opener are picked by Bob and Jillian to join the game. Later, the group have their first workout and meet with Dr. Huizenga for health assessments; a surprise early weigh-in puts more players than usual at risk of elimination; and the contestants race each other for the first challenge.

One Tree Hill | 8pm on The CW
“The Space in Between”
Brooke and Julian spend the day babysitting Jamie. Meanwhile, Nathan makes a big choice about his career; and Victoria and Millicent join forces to cook up a scheme.

Raising Hope | 9pm on Fox
“Dead Tooth”
Jimmy needs a babysitter when he goes back to work, so he turns to Sabrina’s cousin (Kate Micucci) for help; Burt tries to persuade Virginia to stop smoking. [GMMR: Did you watch last week? Plan on tuning in again?]

NCIS | 8pm on CBS
“Worst Nightmare”
The team searches for a kidnapped girl, but the investigation gets much bigger and more complicated when the girl’s grandfather complicates the cast.

Life Unexpected | 9pm on The CW
“Criminal Incriminated”
Lux considers buying the answers to an important exam; Cate accidentally eats banana bread laced with marijuana; a large sum of money goes missing from Cate’s wallet.

NCIS: Los Angeles | 9pm on CBS
Derek and Kensi partner on a mission to find three marines who disappeared after their Humvee was ambushed in the desert. Nate returns from a mysterious assignment.

Running Wilde | 9:30pm on Fox
“Into the Wilde”
Emmy’s fiancé (David Cross) shows up at Steve’s estate and ruins Steve’s plans to take Emmy and Puddle on a vacation. [GMMR: Are you planning on watching the second episode?]

The Good Wife | 10pm on CBS | Season Premiere
“Taking Control”

The second season begins with Alicia being forced to make a choice between staying with Peter and supporting his political campaign or leaving him to pursue a relationship with Will.

Parenthood | 10pm on NBC
“I’m Cooler Than You Think
Sarah’s coworker (Kevin Alejandro) offers advice on Amber, who’s been spending a lot of time with a new friend. Elsewhere, Julia wants another baby, and Adam works on his relationship with Max.

Detroit 1-8-7 | 10pm on ABC
“Local Hero/Overboard”
Stone is paired with Sanchez on the investigation into the murder of a promising football player, which doesn’t sit well with Fitch; Longford and Mahajan look into the disappearance of a groom during a wedding reception on a party boat. Elsewhere, Mason asks Fitch to speak at a press conference to help quell the public-relations fallout from an incident inside the precinct.

Sons of Anarchy | 10pm on FOX
Jax and Clay head for Canada, thinking that Abel’s there. They want Gemma to head north and out of harm’s way as well, but she has unfinished business with her dad (Hal Holbrook). Meanwhile, Happy needs a pharmaceutical favor from Honey (Frances Fisher); and in Belfast, Jimmy O (Titus Welliver) clashes with Father Kellen Ashby (James Cosmo).

Tuesday’s are the easiest night of the week for me. I’ll be watching GLEE, LIFE UNEXPECTED and PARENTHOOD live.

Also playing…

  • Dancing with the Stars | 8pm on ABC: Seal performs; Janelle Monáe performs; another contestant is eliminated.
  • Stargate Universe | 9pm on Syfy: Rush devises a risky plan to use radiation from the binary pulsar to force the Lucian Alliance to cede control of Destiny. Meanwhile, a critically injured lieutenant Johansen dreams of a rustic life with her baby in the Season 2 opener.

What will YOU be watching? What are your Watch/DVR priorities. This is important business. Chime in below!

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4 Responses to “Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Tuesday, September 28, 2010”

  1. Sarah on September 28th, 2010 9:33 am

    I’m going to check out No Ordinary Family. I like the idea and have always liked Julie Benz from her ANGEL days as Darla. I never really watched Heroes, so we’ll see, I guess!

    I liked Raising Hope last week, enough to give it another chance this week. As for Running Wilde, not so much, but the allure of David Cross is just impossible for me to resist, so I think I will tune in.

    At 10 PM, I’m not sure what I’ll watch live, but it’s between either Parenthood or The Good Wife. I like both of them and will catch up with the other tomorrow probably.

  2. Becky on September 28th, 2010 11:01 am

    Glee, Raising Hope = Definitely. Probably give running Wilde another week or two.

  3. Becky on September 28th, 2010 11:02 am

    And Life Unexpected.

  4. Grant on September 29th, 2010 2:48 am

    No Ordinary Family was just a feel good show. Hope it makes it amongst all the sad and dramatic 1 hour shows.