Sunday, June 21, 2009

TV Premieres: What To Watch 6/21 - 6/27

This weeks list of premiering summer TV shows includes Secret Life of the American Teenager, the Philanthropist, and a few returning shows like Better off Ted and Samantha Who among others.  Read on for all of the details.

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The Philantropist

The Philanthropist Premieres on NBC Wednesday Night

NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST

Sunday 06/21/2009

Merlin (8pm on NBC - Available in HD) - A 13-part drama series telling the story of the sorcerer, Merlin. Set in the mythical City of Camelot, this series retells the story with a bit of a different spin.

Impact (9pm on ABC- Available in HD) - Scientists (Natasha Henstridge, David James Elliott, Benjamin Sadler) have 39 days to prevent the moon from colliding with Earth.

Monday 06/22/2009

Secret Life of the American Teenager (8pm on ABC Family- Available in HD) - The Secret Life of the American Teenager centers on the topic of teen pregnancy. Band geek Amy discovers that she's pregnant after a one-night stand with Ricky Underwood, the school's player. Meanwhile, devout Christian cheerleader Grace promises abstinence to her parents.

Make it or Break It (9pm on ABC FAM- Available in HD) - Set in the realm of competitive gymnastics, this ABC Family drama project follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls in training for the big event.

Tuesday 06/23/2009

The Superstars (8pm on ABC) - Based on the ABC classic series Wide World of Sports, this new offering pits athletes from a number of different sports against each others in order to determine the world's best athelete.

Better of Ted (9pm on ABC - Available in HD) - Returns from hiatus

America's Got Talent (9pm on NBC) - 2 Hour Season Premiere.  But not important enough to broadcast in HD so...

The Cleaner (10pm on A&E- Available in HD) - The cleaner tells the story of William Banks, a recovering addict who struggles to maintain his own rocky personal life while he helps others get clean by any means necessary.  This is the season 2 premiere

NYC Prep (10pm on 10pm) - Take the Gossip Girl concept and mix it with realityTV and you have this show.  Watch as 6 "real" Manhattan teens cope with a life of wealth and privilege.

Wednesday 06/24/2009

The Philanthropist (10pm on NBC- Available in HD) - New series that stars James Purefoy and Neve Campbell.  Teddy Rist, a successful tycoon, decides to use his power and money to help those in need.

The Real World (10pm on MTV) - Season 22.  Nuf said.

Thursday 06/25/2009

Samantha Who? (8pm on ABC- Available in HD) - Samantha Who? returns from hiatus to show it's last 7 shows ever.

In the Motherhood (8:30 on ABC- Available in HD) - Returns from hiatus to air its last 3 episodes before death

Pen & Teller (10 on Showtime)

Friday 06/26/2009

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (8pm on FOX)

Virtuality (9pm on FOX -Available in HD) - Virtual-reality technology endangers 12 astronauts as they embark on a 10-year mission in outer space.  This is a 2-hour "premiere of Ronald D. Moore's new sci-fi drama (Trial Run)

CMT Crossroads: Bryan Adams & Jason Aldean (9pm on CMT)

Let Freedom Hum: Martin Short (10pm on TBS)

Doctor Who: the Next Doctor (9pm on BBCA)



Season Finales this Week:

  • 6/24 8pm "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here" on NBC


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