Saturday, August 08, 2009

TV Premieres: What To Watch 08/09 – 08/16

Several premiering shows this week – and I’m changing the preview to be for Monday through Sunday instead of Sunday to Saturday as in the past.  Hopefully this will ensure you have the opportunity to see the post BEFORE the show airs.


Mad Men

                        Mad Men returns to AMC next Sunday, 8/16


NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST

Sunday 08/09/2009

Who Wants to be a Millionaire (8pm on ABC) – It’s popular and a game show, but seriously can’t they afford to do this in HD?

Shark Tank (9pm on ABC) – A new, business-themed reality show by Mark Burnett where contestants pitch business ideas to major investors, er "sharks." Based on Japanese reality show Dragon's Den.

Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew (9pm on MTV) – Season 2 3 of Randy Jackson’s reality TV show.

There Goes the Neighborhood (9pm on CBS) – A new reality TV show/contest where 8 families in a suburb cul-de-sac get pitted vs. each other to win upgrades to their lives & homes.

Kourtney & Khloe (10pm on E!) – A new reality TV show produced by Ryan Seacrest that follows Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian as they move to Miami to start a business.  Wow, we’re really rushing to the lowest common denominator aren’t we.

Monday 08/10/2009

Teen Choice Awards (8pm on Fox)


Wednesday 08/12/2009

Man vs. Wild (9pm on Discovery - Available in HD) – A new show on Discovery where Bear Grylls travels around the globe looking for the toughest, most dangerous tourist spots & locations.  Then he shows us how to survive in them.

How’d You Get So Rich (10pm on TVLand) – Series Premiere of a new reality TV show hosted by Joan Rivers.  She asks wealthy people "How'd you get so rich?"

Make My Day (10:30pm on TVLand) – Series Premiere of a new reality TV show where unsuspecting contestants get surprised by the hidden camera.  Hmm sounds verrry familiar… Candid Camera perhaps?


Sunday 08/16/2009

Mad Men (10pm on AMC) – Season 3 begins



Season Finales this Week:

  • 8/09 9pm “'Law & Order: Criminal Intent” on USA
  • 8/09 10pm “Jesse James is a Dead Man” on Spike
  • 8/09 10pm “In Plain Sight” on USA
  • 8/10 10pm “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List” on Bravo
  • 8/11 9pm “NYC Prep” on Bravo
  • 8/12 9pm “Ghost Hunters Intl” summer finale on SyFy
  • 8/12 10pm “The Philanthropist” on NBC
  • 8/13 10pm “Tosh.0” on Comedy Central
  • 8/14 8pm “Mental” 2 hour finale on Fox
  • 8/14 8:30pm “The Goode Family on ABC
  • 8/16 7pm “Easy Money” series finale on CW


The GeekTonic Ultimate Guide to the Fall 2009 TV Season is ready and will be posted Monday – stay tuned!

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