Monday, October 16, 2006

Monday's News & Notes

Here's a look at today's biggest TV news, tonight's hottest programs and last night's biggest ratings winners.

~Primetime Pass~
(a look at what PTR's watching tonight and talking about tomorrow)

Heroes (9 p.m. NBC) - Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) finally tracks down one of his father's fabled genetically advanced "supermen." In Las Vegas, Hiro's (Masi Oka) plan backfires. Niki's (Ali Larter) mafia debtors use their leverage to their benefit in a more elaborate scheme, while Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) pays a personal visit to a wealthy Vegas contributor to raise additional campaign funds. Following a tragic turn at a bonfire, Claire's (Hayden Panettiere) uncanny healing abilities are put to the ultimate test, but according to Issac's (Santiago Cabrera) paintings, her future could be fraught with even more peril. Meanwhile, Matt's (Greg Grunberg) abilities are gauged by a pair of men who seem to know a great deal about people with special gifts. Click over to to get the 2-minute replay to find out what you have been missing.

Here's a picture from tonight's episode of How I Met Your Mother (8 p.m. CBS) courtesy of CBS. In the episode, Lily moves in with Barney and the trials and tribulations of their relationship may prove to be too much for Barney. Here's the photo from the episode:

About Last Night...
BIGGEST RATINGS WINNERS: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, The Amazing Race, Cold Case, Desperate Housewives, Without a Trace

For a complete breakdown of last night's ratings, visit Zap2it.

*ABC's Ugly Betty is the third new show to get a full season order. [Source] And, executive producer Salma Hayek is going to make a 4-episode appearance on her hit show beginning November 2nd. [Source]

*NBC won't send ER to the bench midseason as originally planned. [Source]

*CSI: NY (season 2), Big Love (season 1), Charmed (season 6) and That 70s Show (season 5) are among the DVD releases headed to store shelves tomorrow. [More HERE]

That's all for this abbreviated edition of News & Notes. Be sure to tune in tomorrow for thoughts on Heroes (things are beginning to really heat up!). Plus, all the latest television news.

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