What's on Tonight, April 30

8 pm: Waking the Dead on BBC America.

It's the return of the stylish, smart UK murder investigation series. On tonight's episode, Boyd is requested by MI-6 to reopen an investigation involving the murder of an Iraqi rebel, even though the killer has been caught and convicted. Curious ....

8 pm: Everybody Hates Chris.

On tonight's episode ("Everybody Hates Dirty Jokes"), Chris becomes popular after telling some dirty jokes gleaned from his parents' comedy albums, Drew gets some unwanted attention from a girl, and Rochelle tries to find her busybody mom a man.

8:30 pm: Old Christine.

On tonight's episode ("Friends"), Christine, Richard, Matthew, and Barb push one another's boundaries while they go on a road trip, following Ritchie's school camping trip in the desert.

9 pm: 24.

It's Day Six of 24. While FOX doesn't give us much in the way of previews, here's what we do know: Audrey experiences a severe post-traumatic reaction to her captivity in the hands of the Chinese, while Kari Matchett-sniffing Acting President Noah Daniels receives a rather shocking message from Russian President Suvarov. As for me, I'm more interested in what Karen Hayes is up to.

10 pm: The Riches on FX.

Is anyone else watching new drama The Riches on FX? On tonight's episode ("X Marks the Spot"), it's a return to some of the levity seen in earlier episodes as the Malloys plan a con on a disgraced baseball player in order to save their new life in Eden Falls.

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Jace's blog, Televisionary, can be found at televisionary.blogspot.com.