Sunday, February 28, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 02/28/2010

March is here, the Olympics are over and the winter “pause” is over.  That means the TV schedule gets back to normal and some new premieres. 

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Sunday, February 28

Winter Olympics: Closing Ceremonies (7pm on NBC – Available in HD) The games conclude with the men's hockey and men's cross country skiing finals (noon NBC) and the closing ceremonies (7 p.m. NBC).

The Family Crews (10pm on BET) – The guy who played the father on “Everybody Hates Chris,” Terry Crews stars in this docu-series

Masterpiece Classic: The 39 Steps (10pm on PBS – Available in HD) – A new adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock espionage thriller classic.

The Marriage Ref (10:30 on NBC) – A new realityTV/Comedy show – this one is has been pushed by NBC all throughout the Olympics with lots of facetime for Jerry Seinfeld since it’s his show.  The Marriage Ref features a different set of celebrities taking sides in marital arguments each week with Jerry Seinfeld, Kelly Ripa and Alec Baldwin as “panelists.”  Moves to it’s regular time slot on Thursday, March 4th.

Sinbad: Where U Been? (11pm on Comedy) – Sinbad does a standup comic routine


Monday, March 1

Rules of Engagement (7:30pm on CBS – Available in HD) – Season 4 premiere

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (10:35pm on NBC – Available in HD) – Leno returns to late-night.

The Bachelor (7pm on ABC – Available in HD) – Season 14 seoson finale

Tuesday, March 2

Southland (10pm on TNT – Available in HD) – Were you a fan of NBC’s police drama, Southland?  You know, the one that NBC cancelled last season?  Well TNT has picked the show up with all new episodes for your viewing pleasure.

Madman of the Sea (9pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) – New nature/realityTV series on Animal Planet

Parenthood (9pm on NBC – Available in HD) – An all-star cast for this new sitcom.  On my list of possible good ones although it will be a very tall order to beat out or even come close to the greatness of Modern Family in my opinion.  Parenthood stars: Peter Krause, Dax Shpard, Craig T Nelson, Lauren Graham among others.  Produced by Ron Howard which makes me set it up as a record on my HTPC.

Players (9:30pm on SPIKE) – New series on Spike…  Executive Producer Matt Walsh stars in Players about a happy-go-lucky guy who owns a bar with his conservative brother.


Wednesday, March 3

Nip/Tuck (10pm on FX – Available in HD) – Nip/Tuck airs its series finale with its 100th episode

Web Soup (7pm Wednesday on G4 (second-season premiere).

The Locator (9pm on WEtv) – Season 4 premiere


Thursday, March 4

Instant Recall (7:30 pm on GSN) - Series premiere

The Real Housewives of New York City (10 pm on Bravo) – Season 3 premiere


Friday, March 5

Who Do You Think You Are (8pm on NBC – Available in HD) – A new series with Lisa Kudrow that covers the inside family history of celebrities


Saturday, March 6

Destination Design (12:30 pm on HGTV) - series premiere


Sunday, March 7

Breaking Bad (10pm on AMC – Available in HD) – Season 3 Actually starts March 21st – thanks to Craig for pointing out my mistake


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