2007 February Sweeps February 9 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)-Following her career-week speech at Grandview High School, Melinda observes the spirit of a cheerleader maliciously attacking her former squad members. With the cheerleading semi-finals just days away, Melinda scrambles to determine why the spirit of a cheerleader is destroying her former squad. When Melinda notices a connection between the angry teen ghost, the new head cheerleader and a withdrawn "Goth" student, she reaches out to the team's coach for more information. Grammy Award nominee Mary J. Blige, whose music will be featured in the episode, guest stars as Jackie Boyd, the coach of a high school cheerleading team.
“1 vs. 100” (NBC; ends at 8 PM)
“Nanny 911” (FOX; ends at 8 PM)-David and Angela Brogdon have 4-year-old triplets who are running their household. Dave has a terrible temper and screams bloody murder if he doesn’t get his way. Joe is the more aggressive triplet and often hits and bites his siblings when he doesn’t get his way. Beth is the youngest triplet, but believes she is the queen bee, bossing and tattling on the boys every chance she gets. Detective Dad keeps long hours, leaving mom at home by herself most of the time. At their wits’ end, the Brogdons have placed a desperate call to Nanny 911 to get their triplets under control. Assigned to the case by Head Nanny Lilian, Nanny Deb is on her way to restore order in the household.
“WWE Friday Night SmackDown!” (CW; ends at 9 PM)
“Monk” (USA; ends at 8 PM)-Disher inherits a farm after his uncle commits suicide but he soon comes to suspect foul play in the man's death, so he asks Monk to investigate, sending him out to the country where the detective is sure to find even more things to worry about.
“20/20” (ABC; ends at 10 PM)-2-hour episode.
“Close to Home” (CBS; ends at 9 PM)-While investigating the murder of a college student who is found dead a few days after he robbed a bank, Annabeth and the DA's office stumble upon a corrupt gambling operation that's duping college kids out of their money. During the investigation into the defendant's murder, Ray and Ed discover that the boy's death is linked to a gambling ring which a fellow college student ran out of his father's house. The case takes its first turn, however, when a juror overhears a witness saying he was paid to lie on the stand, forcing the judge to declare a mistrial. The case becomes even more complicated when Annabeth discovers that the victim had become friends with the ex-girlfriend of the card cheat. Meanwhile, Conlon's daughter comes to visit Indianapolis in order to check out colleges.
“Las Vegas” (NBC; ends at 9 PM)-The Montecito prepares for the exhibit of a world famous mummy only to have it stolen before it gets to the hotel. When the authorities cannot deal with the crisis because of special circumstances, Ed, Danny, Mike, and Delinda are forced to handle the matter on their own. With all the craziness going on, the team does not have time to deal with a guest that is suspected of stealing various hotel items, so Mary takes this special case on herself. Meanwhile, Harris Lipsky (guest star Louis Lombardi) offers Sam an indecent proposal.
“Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy” (FOX; ends at 9 PM)-Part 2 of 2. Julie Chase of Grant’s Pass, OR, and Judy Lane of San Diego, CA, continue to adjust to life after trading families. When they say goodbye, they each leave behind a letter that could change their new families’ lives forever. When the moms return to their own homes, they read the letters and learn how they will have to spend the show’s $50,000 prize.
“The Soup” (E!; ends at 8:30 PM)-Joel McHale makes fun of celebrity news and events.
“Psych” (USA; ends at 9 PM)-A local weatherman is found dead the morning after a tryst and his lover is charged with his murder despite her claims of innocence. Shawn is intrigued and becomes a defense consultant in order to gain access to the case.
“Starveillance” (E!; ends at 9 PM)-Season finale. Ashlee Simpson falls apart after her "SNL" lip-synching experience; Michael Jackson holds a Neverland Ranch yard sale.
“Numb3rs” (CBS; ends at 10 PM)-Don and the FBI re-open a 17-year-old unsolved case when the badge of a missing LAPD officer, who is presumed dead, is found at a construction site. The police investigating the case believe that a former gang member-turned-activist was responsible for the police officer's death because he was seeking revenge for the murder of his brother. However, Charlie analyzes the data on the case and discovers the location of where the victim was killed, leading the FBI to a tangled web of suspects, informants and dirty cops. Meanwhile, Don and Liz take their relationship to the next level.
“Law & Order” (NBC; ends at 10 PM)-After a gay actor is found shot to death, Detectives Ed Green and Nina Cassady arrive at the scene and discover an email that was sent to a well-known pastor. In the email, the actor admonishes him for speaking out against gays. Asst. D.A. Jack McCoy discovers a note left behind that he suspects may be a cover for the real murderer.
“Best Week Ever” (VH1; ends at 9:30 PM)-Topics might include: The "Lost" return, the Super Bowl, the Andy Dick controversy, and more.
At 7 PM, watch “Ghost Whisperer;” record “Nanny 911” on VCR 1. At 8 PM, watch “Close to Home;” 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.