"Monk" marathon (noon, USA) will be a treat for anyone who prefers Tony Shalhoub to the Olympics
"Monk" marathon (noon, USA) will be a treat for anyone who prefers Tony Shalhoub to the Olympics extravaganza in Athens. The obsessive-compulsive detective will be on for 10 hours today.
Writers, artists and creators talk about the Big Apple settings in which they place Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and Captain America in "Marvel Super Heroes' Guide to New York City" (8 p.m. Travel Channel).
John Travolta and Hugh Jackman star in a 2001 action movie, "Swordfish" (9 p.m., CBS) in which they join forces in a plot to extract government billions supposedly protected by elaborate computer security. With Halle Berry and Don Cheadle.
First, "Food Finds" (9 p.m., Food Network) travels the country in search of treats that "heat our palates," and even comes up with an extra-spicy chocolate bar. Followed by the "Fiery Foods Challenge" on "All Fired Up" (10 p.m.) and by a visit to Thailand on "Planet Food" (11 p.m.).
The hilarious first season of "Entourage" (10 p.m., HBO) continues with an episode called "The Script and the Sherpa." Vince (Adrian Grenier) has a fling that brings unexpected karma to the group. Meanwhile, Eric (Kevin Connolly) pushes a new script set in Queens.