2007 February Sweeps February 2 Listings
(Show titles in the larger size are the shows I recommend; reruns are not listed; all times are in the Mountain Time Zone)
“Ghost Whisperer” (CBS; ends at 8 PM)-The ghost of a street racer has a fatal plan for his fiancée, who he believes killed him in a race a year ago. It seems the couple delighted in playing pranks on each other, but the last one caused him to wreck, and he now wants revenge. At a loss on how to help, Melinda visits Professor Payne and learns there is another couple having problems.
“1 vs. 100” (NBC; ends at 8 PM)
“Nanny 911” (FOX; ends at 8 PM)-Amber and Paul Dirks of Glendale, AZ, have their hands full with 3 ½-year-old Amari and 2-year-old Anissa, who have trouble keeping their hands to home. They kick, bite and hit each other and their parents! Rather than disciplining the children, Mom and Dad bribe them with bottles and toys. At their wits’ end, the Dirks have placed a desperate call to Nanny 911 to get their family under control. Assigned to the case by Head Nanny Lilian, Nanny Stella is on her way to restore order in the Dirks household.
“WWE Friday Night SmackDown!” (CW; ends at 9 PM)
“Monk” (USA; ends at 8 PM)-A shock jock's (guest star Steven Weber) wife (guest star Heather Tom) is killed while the man is on the air, but that doesn't stop Monk from suspecting the radio personality of murder.
“20/20” (ABC; ends at 10 PM)-2-hour episode.
“Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2007” (CBS; ends at 9 PM)-Special. Jim Nantz and Daisy Fuentes host a countdown of the most memorable commercials aired during the Super Bowl since the event began. Viewers vote via the Internet for the top ad from a pool of 15, and the final choice competes against the Mean Joe Green ad, the top pick for the past five years to be the ultimate winner.
“Las Vegas” (NBC; ends at 9 PM)-Certain circumstances have left Ed obligated to take anger management classes, which forces him to seek inner peace since one little blow up can put the Montecito's gaming license at risk. Mike hopes to secure the purchase of a condo but unfortunately Mike is unable to cash into the good fortune. Meanwhile, Sam hosts a basketball player and becomes disturbed when he takes interest in Mary. After inadvertently offending various people Delinda tries to prove what a good person she is by cooking dinner for the homeless but ends up making the situation worse.
“Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy” (FOX; ends at 9 PM)-Part 1 of 2. Julie Chase, an Oregon saddle-maker who has an elevated sense of sarcasm, trades places with Judy Lane, an upper-middle class San Diego, CA, professional whose life is centered around her partner, Pepper, and their two children, 9-year old Corey and 6-year old Shea. Julie finds herself in a nest built on love and tolerance while, at the Chases’ home, Judy has to contend with the constant bickering and disrespect between dad Charlie and teenage daughters Kaci and Cindy.
“The Soup” (E!; ends at 8:30 PM)-Joel McHale makes fun of celebrity news and events.
“Psych” (USA; ends at 9 PM)-Shawn is handed a case involving a naked man who claims he was abducted by aliens, but his investigation finds him in yet another odd world...that of speed dating.
“Starveillance” (E!; ends at 9 PM)-"Desperate Housewives" actresses recount their troubled Vanity Fair photo shoot; Girl Scouts try to sell Simon Cowell cookies.
“Numb3rs” (CBS; ends at 10 PM)-Two police officers are gunned down in a restaurant by robbers who strike upscale eateries. Charlie tries to figure out a pattern to their crimes so they can be stopped, but the investigation reveals something much more sinister is going on. Back at the office, Don is ordered to see a psychologist due to his involvement in several recent shootings. Also, Charlie is troubled when he learns Millie wants him to help her secure funding from a pharmaceutical company with a shady past.
“Law & Order” (NBC; ends at 10 PM)-A student is shot at a politically charged college assembly and the investigation leads to a Ph.D. student dealing in embryonic-stem-cell research who feels threatened by the tactics of the assembly speaker (guest star Charlotte Ross)...a right-wing conservative.
“Best Week Ever” (VH1; ends at 9:30 PM)-Topics might include: the SAG Awards, the "Top Chef 2" finale, Isaiah Washington's behavioral rehab, Kevin Federline's Super Bowl ad, and more.
At 7 PM, watch “Ghost Whisperer;” record “Nanny 911” on VCR 1. At 8 PM, watch “Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2007;” record “Las Vegas” on TiVo, “Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy” on VCR 1, and “The Soup”/“Starveillance” on VCR 2. At 9 PM, watch “Numb3rs;” record “Law & Order” on TiVo, “Best Week Ever” on VCR 1. At 10 PM, watch “Monk” when it repeats on USA. At 11 PM, watch “Psych” when it repeats on USA.