Week 4 of the Winter 2009 TV Season is upon us. While this week has probably the fewest premieres and returning shows, there are a few to note. Read on for all of the details.
Note: Download a free, PDF of all premieres and returning TV shows. Download includes two sections - one sorted by release date and another sorted by title. This has been updated with many additions and corrections from the last version - only those shows from 1/18 and later are included in this version.
A scene from "The Closer" returning Monday Night
Season Premieres For this Week:
- The Last Templar (9pm Sunday on NBC) - 2-Part Mini Series on NBC
- Loving Leah (9pm Sunday on CBS - Available in HD) - A Hallmark Hall of Fame special
- I Love Money (9pm Monday on VH1) - Season 2 premiere
- The Closer (10pm Monday on TNT) - Season 4/Part 2 premiere
- One Way Out (9pm Monday on Discovery) - New Series
- Trust Me (10pm Monday on TNT) - New series on TNT
- Last Restaurant Standing (6pm Tuesday on BBC America) - New food-based reality TV show on BBC America.
- Hell's Kitchen (9pm Thursday on FOX) Season 5 premiere
- Toughest Cowboy (11pm Thursday on Spike)
Premieres and Returning Shows For this Week:
NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST
The Last Templar (9pm Sunday on NBC) - Mini Series on NBC airing part 1 on Sunday night and part 2 Monday night. An archaeologist (Mira Sorvino) and an FBI agent (Scott Foley) try to uncover the secrets of the medieval Knights Templar.
Loving Leah (9pm Sunday on CBS - Available in HD) - A Hallmark Hall of Fame special. This one is a romantic comedy starring Lauren Ambrose from “Six Feet Under" as an Orthodox Jewish widow who finds herself in a marriage of convenience to her late husband’s secular brother
I Love Money (9pm Monday on VH1) - Season 2 premiere. A reality TV show where past, losing contestants of other reality TV shows (yes I'm serious) get a chance to battle against one another for a chance to win $250,000.
The Closer (10pm Monday on TNT) - Season 4/Part 2 premiere. Brenda and the team get involved in a seemingly simple case when the Medical Examiner believes that a suicide is actually homicide.
One Way Out (9pm Monday on Discovery) - A returning reality TV series by discovery. Here's the episode summary from Monday nights epsisode: Escapologist Jonathan Goodwin tries to free himself from 200,000 bees covering his body while having a scorpion trapped inside his mouth.
Trust Me (10pm Monday on TNT) - New series on TNT. Trust me is a comedy about two friends in a Chicago ad agency. Reviews haven't been all that kind to this one, but it looks interesting.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (6pm on TNT)
Last Restaurant Standing (6pm Tuesday on BBC America) - A new food-based reality TV show on BBC America.
Life on Mars (10pm on ABC - Available in HD) One of my favorite new shows from the Fall season returns from the holiday break
Hell's Kitchen (9pm Thursday on FOX) Season 5 premiere of the popular reality TV "food" show.
Toughest Cowboy (11pm Thursday on Spike) Another reality TV show.
That’s it for this week. Stay tuned for many more premieres including Chuck, Heroes and more which you’ll find on GeekTonic this coming Sunday morning and each week on Sundays.