What's On: Jay Leno's Garage of Shame
Until tonight, there's never been a reason to watch the Do It Yourself network, a cable channel specializing in shows about plumbing, boating, woodworking and Man Caves. That all changes when Garage Mahal infiltrates Jay Leno's shame chamber: a six-car garage piled high with late night posters, car memorabilia and denim clothing. Fortunately for the comedian, the crew is able to rehabilitate his "crappy garage syndrome" by pimping out his inner layer.
Garage Mahal [9 PM, DIY]
Although the whole "Do It Yourself" mission statement flies out the window as soon as Garage Mahal host Bill Goldberg suggests an automobile turntable, 40 ft. beams and "custom mahogany doors operated by high-tech fingerprint access," Leno still pitches in like most of the other Garage Mahal subjects, getting on his hands and knees to drill door frames while sheepishly acknowledging his hoarding problem and insisting that he needs a safe place for his thousands of car magazines. At 11:35 tonight, get your second dose of Leno during a new Tonight Show, featuring Julie Scardina and the SeaWorld animals and Mary McCormack.
Medium [9 PM, CBS]
Kudos to whoever titled this Medium two-parter (the first part aired last week) "There Will Be Blood...Type A" and "There Will Be Blood...Type B." In tonight's episode, Allison (Patricia Arquette) tries to protect a mysterious girl from a serial killer on the hunt. Meanwhile, Joe (Jake Weber) is hesitant to take on more job responsibilities.
20/20 [10 PM, ABC]
Elizabeth Vargas and Chris Cuomo get to the bottom of those "surprise pregnancies" that are so familiar to anyone who tunes into Discovery Health's I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant. The show visits a Michigan woman who became pregnant after delivering three healthy children, but didn't realize it until she was actually giving birth last year. If you're still skeptical, 20/20 also provides the 911 call in which a dispatcher walks the shocked couple through a bathtub birth.
The Outlaw Josey Wales [8 PM, AMC]
Clint Eastwood has called this 1976 revisionist Western (which he directed) one of the high points of his career. Eastwood plays the title character, a Missouri farmer who goes into brutal revenge mode after his family is raped and murdered by a group of pro-Union Jayhawkers. The Library of Congress selected the film to be preserved in the National Film Registry and it's remarkable for being one of the only westerns in the '70s to find success at the box office.