WASHINGTON, October 26, 2012 – With a break from the world series while the teams travel to Detroit, tonight’s lineup is a smorgasbord of reality shows, detectives doing their thing, and a pilot of an old favorite remade that guarantees something for everyone tonight.
Maybe people along the coast and in the northeast should turn their recorders on, and instead of watching tv, prepare for what is shaping up to be the perfect storm, due to hit early next week.
8 p.m. Kitchen nightmares, top models, and a remake of The Munsters for this hour of viewing.
ABC: Shark Tank: A modern-day slip business; a scrubbing tool; dog-friendly frozen yogurt; an electric unicycle; an update on the “Lollacup.”
CBS: NCIS: In this repeat episode Gibbs (Mark Harmon) questions choices he’s made as he stares down the barrel of a gun at a local diner.
FOX: Kitchen Nightmares: Chef Ramsay helps stubborn sisters live up to their parents’ success.
NBC: Mockingbird Lane (Pilot): A remake of the popular 60’s series “The Munsters,” just in time for Halloween. Eddie discovers hair grows all over him during a full moon and funeral director Herman suffers from a heart condition.
CW: America’s Next Top Model: College Edition: The models pack their bags and jet off to their new home in Jamaica, The Half Moon Resort, where they are greeted by Tyra and an entire ensemble of Jamaican performers.
9 p.m. Nashville’s biggest stars, missing persons, and kidnapped children in this hour.
ABC: All Access Nashville With Katie Couric: Katie Couric gains access to the homes and private lives of country music stars that include Taylor Swift, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride and Jason Aldean.
CBS: CSI: NY: In this new episode Det. Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise,) and Det. Lindsay Messer (Anna Belknap,) investigate a 20-year-old case involving a missing boy when the prime suspect is found murdered on the anniversary of the boy’s disappearance.
FOX: Fringe: In this new episode the Fringe team wonder if a recently resurfaced Broyles (Lance Reddick) can be trusted when they find themselves in hostile territory.
NBC: Grimm: In this new episode a mysterious ghostly woman kidnaps children with the intention of drowning them.
CW: Nikita: In this new episode Nikita (Maggie Q), Michael (Shane West) and team extract a young girl named Liza (guest star Annalise Basso), who is being held captive by a rogue Division agent, Wade (guest star Chance Kelly).
10 p.m. Investigative reporting and abducted detectives in this hour.
ABC: 20/20: Medium Theresa Caputo; premonitions; a neurosurgeon who believes he went to heaven; a woman who turned her sixth sense into a career; the predictive abilities of animals.
CBS: Blue Bloods: In this new episode a detective gets abducted after getting an award for his undercover work in Malaysia.
NBC: Dateline:Chris Hansen returns Oct. 26 with an investigation into the world of online classified ads, where everything for sale is not always legal.
New episodes of Gold Rush at 8 and 9 p.m. on The Discovery Channel.
New episodes of Say yes to the Dress at 9 and 9:30 p.m. on TLC.
A new episode of Ghost Adventures at 9 p.m. on The Travel Channel.
A new episode of Dead Files Revisited on The Travel Channel at 10 p.m. on The Travel Channel.
For movie lovers:
Black Night at 8 p.m. on FUSE
Stealing Beauty at 8 p.m. on Sundance
Gladiator at 8 p.m. on TBS
Full Metal Jacket at 8 p.m. On IFC
The Crossing Guard at 10 p.m. On FLIX
For further consideration: Profiles Of President Obama and former governor Mitt Romney on Frontline at 9 p.m. On PBS. (Check local listings for your PBS station).
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