2007 February Sweeps February 15 Listings
(Show titles in the larger size are the shows I recommend; reruns are not listed; all times are in the Mountain Time Zone)
“Juvies” (MTV; ends at 3:30 PM)-A 16-year-old named Sierra who's dating a drug dealer and a cocky 14-year-old named Rashad who's in for fighting get a good scare in juvie.
“Ugly Betty” (ABC; ends at 8 PM)-Family matters force Daniel to reconnect with Grace Chin (guest star Lucy Liu in the first of a two-episode arc), a girl he once stood up for a date in college. She's now known as "The Chin," NYC's most powerful lawyer. Meanwhile, Betty makes a new friend, Charlie (guest star Jayma Mays, "Heroes"), a likable out-of-towner she meets in the MODE cafeteria, only to find out Charlie is Henry's girlfriend. A blizzard descends on the city and derails plans, as Christina, trapped in the office with Marc, struggles to put together a gown for Sarah Jessica Parker; Wilhelmina and Alexis get stranded in a sports bar; and Hilda, Santos, and Justin get stuck on the subway on the way to see Justin's favorite musical, Hairspray. Jerry O'Connell guest stars as Joel. Also, the winning entry in the "Ugly Betty" "Design a Dress" contest will be seen in tonight's episode.
“Survivor: Fiji” (CBS; ends at 8 PM)-The losing Ravu tribe is feeling the effects of having almost nothing at their camp while the Moto tribe continues to live comfortably in their luxurious shelter. Hunger and dehydration are taking their toll on the Ravu tribe, leaving one barely able to stand. Earl comes face to face with a deadly sea snake and is forced to make a difficult decision. Despite enjoying all the luxuries won by his Moto tribe, Boo can't help getting himself into one misfortune after another. At the combined Immunity/Reward Challenge, Ravu vows to win in hopes of receiving desperately needed food and fire. Will they triumph despite being famished and dehydrated? As Tribal Council nears, one tribe mate tries to redirect the votes by petitioning against the majority.
“My Name is Earl” (NBC; ends at 7:30 PM)-It’s a special episode as Earl celebrates his birthday. The day not only marks another exciting year in his life, but more importantly, it’s also a time for Earl to reflect on all the items he’s crossed off his list during the past year. When Randy throws Earl a birthday party at the Crab Shack, however, Earl finds it hard to remember the good things he’s done when everybody at the party keeps reminding him of how he’s screwed up in the past. Right when Earl thinks his day can’t get any worse, everybody has a special birthday surprise in store for him.
“‘Til Death” (FOX; ends at 7:30 PM)-When Joy accuses Eddie of being a pack rat, he and Jeff go through piles of ancient items from Eddie’s past. The duo comes upon an old roll of film, which Jeff agrees to get developed. When Eddie sees the photos of himself and Joy having a great time in Italy, he is reminded of how the vacation ended and a moment he and Joy never discuss. In order to make things right, Eddie does all he can to relive their trip to Italy right there in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
“Smallville” (CW; ends at 8 PM)-Clark and Chloe discover that Tobias (guest star Greyston Holt), a young man who was blinded in the meteor shower and now has the ability to identify "meteor freaks," is being used by Lex to locate people with abilities in order to experiment on them. Lana finds out about Tobias' gift, and fearing he will name Clark as one infected, offers him a cornea transplant in exchange for his silence. However, she is not prepared for Tobias' shocking news.
“The Office” (NBC; ends at 8 PM)-Ryan invites Michael to be a guest speaker at his business school. Meanwhile, Dwight battles a bat that gets loose in the office while Pam invites co-workers to her first art show.
“The War at Home” (FOX; ends at 8 PM)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC; ends at 9 PM)-The interns face stern challenges in Part 2 of a three-part story arc. Almost everyone searches for Meredith while they ponder her place in the world. Addison considers pursuing Alex. Izzie takes desperate measures to manage the situation she is in. Someone ends up on the brink of death. Cristina and Burke have a blow-up fight about their announcement.
“C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation” (CBS; ends at 9 PM)-The miniature killer reveals he/she is still at large by sending Grissom an especially chilling miniature that forewarns a woman and her cat are scheduled to die the next day. With potentially less than a day to attempt to prevent the next murders, the C.S.I. team must quickly shake off their shock that the true miniature killer is not the late Ernie Edward Dell, who committed suicide after confessing to the slayings. Grissom ponders why the killer deviated from his/her eerie tradition of leaving the miniature at the crime scene after the murder. He also laments that he held up the investigation by being on sabbatical when the unmarked package with the miniature arrived for him. Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Kathleen Quinlan (Apollo 13, "Family Law") guest stars as a retired psychotherapist who is involved in the investigation.
“Scrubs” (NBC; ends at 8:30 PM)-A Croatian doctor comes to Sacred Heart, only to find out that he has to redo his internship there. J.D. develops vasovagal syncope, which results in fainting and blackouts. Later, Eliot and Turk argue over whose turn it is to care for a down-and-out resident.
“The O.C.” (FOX; ends at 9 PM)-After the earthquake shakes up Orange County, the gang struggles to make sure everyone is O.K. Although Sandy has told him to stay where he is, Seth will do whatever it takes to be with Ryan and Taylor. When they finally are reunited, Seth learns what it is really like to be a brother. When Summer and Taylor can’t find Pancakes, Taylor finds out that family bonds are greater than she thinks. Meanwhile, the Coopers are stuck in the ice cream shop until they are saved by the only man in Newport for Julie Cooper. However, like so much in Newport, things aren’t what they seem when the family returns to the Cohen house.
“Supernatural” (CW; ends at 9 PM)-After receiving a frantic call from Sam, who has been missing for over a week, Dean races to his brother's side. He finds Sam covered in blood, but unable to remember anything that happened. Upon investigation, the brothers are horrified to discover a tape that shows Sam killing another hunter in cold blood, causing Sam to believe his evil side is finally taking over.
“Nashville Star 5” (USA; ends at 9 PM)-Judge Blake Shelton performs. Right now, I'm rooting for Zac Hacker to win!
“30 Rock” (NBC; ends at 9 PM)-After being a bit harsh on Lutz in the writer’s room, Liz overhears him criticizing her iron-fisted management. Realizing she has to be more lenient with her staff, Liz adopts a more lax leadership style. Meanwhile, Jack takes Tracy along to an exclusive GE charity golf event, but Jack's hope of using Tracy to get closer to Don Geiss, the GE CEO (special guest star Rip Torn) may backfire when Tracy acts a little too much like his uncensored self amongst the corporate big wigs.
“Men in Trees” (ABC; ends at 10 PM)-When Marin lets the sexy and free-spirited Cash (guest star Scott Elrod) temporarily move into her cabin in exchange for repairing it, she must get used to his lifestyle. Meanwhile, Marin finds herself unprepared for some surprising news she hears about Jack and Lynn. Patrick wants to officially propose to Annie by asking her father for her hand in marriage, so she takes him to New York to meet her parents and other family members. Annie Potts ("Designing Women") guest stars.
“Shark” (CBS; ends at 10 PM)-Sebastian prosecutes the case of the murdered wife of a star arch-conservative judge who is less than thrilled that his archenemy, Sebastian, is involved in the investigation. Emmy Award nominee Tim Matheson ("The West Wing") guest stars as Judge Andrew Bennett, whose wife was fatally stabbed in an airport parking garage. Illeana Douglas (To Die For, "Six Feet Under") returns as top-rate defense attorney Gloria Dent. Judge Bennett's ultra-conservative, hard-nosed stances in court have long put him at odds with Sebastian, and the two continue to exchange barbs during the investigation. As Sebastian and his team start to look into the long list of judge's enemies and other suspects, Sebastian is anything but coy regarding his hopes that the image-obsessed judge ends up being the guilty party. Meanwhile, unaware of Julie's crush on her young handsome bodyguard, Neal, Sebastian is surprised that Julie isn't elated when he decides it's finally safe for her to leave the house without an armed escort.
“E.R.” (NBC; ends at 10 PM)-When a woman comes into the E.R. with acute liver failure, Gates and Kovac find themselves with a moral dilemma. Neela also finds herself questioning what is right when Manish (guest star Aasif Mandvi) decides to give up a kidney for a complete stranger. Meanwhile, Ray fights to get to the bottom of a cheerleaders accidental fall.
“The Sarah Silverman Program” (Comedy Central; ends at Midnight)-Sarah is bored, so she decides to get an HIV test. Meanwhile, Officer Jay has a birthday party for the first time.
At 2:30 PM, watch “Juvies.” At 7 PM, watch “Ugly Betty;” record “My Name is Earl”/“The Office” on TiVo, “Survivor: Fiji” on VCR 1, “‘Til Death” on VCR 2, and “Smallville” on VCR 3. At 8 PM, watch “Grey’s Anatomy;” record “Scrubs”/“30 Rock” on TiVo, “C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation” on VCR 1, “The O.C.” on VCR 2, and “Supernatural” on VCR 3. At 9 PM, watch “Shark;” record “E.R.” on TiVo and “Men in Trees” on VCR 1. At 11 PM, watch “Nashville Star 5” when it repeats at this time on USA. At 1:30 AM, watch or TiVo “The Sarah Silverman Program” when it repeats at this time on Comedy Central.