The Oscars tonight and then a few more premieres, returning shows and even some finales this week. Plenty of basketball for the sports fans as we head towards March Madness too. Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.
The 82nd Academy Awards is on ABC Sunday night
Sunday, March 7
What Would Brian Boitano Make? (noon on Food Network) – Season 2 premiere
Hannah Montana (7:30pm on Disney) – Part one of the finale
Big Love (8pm on HBO – Available in HD) – Season 4 finale
The 82nd Academy Awards (8:30pm on ABC – Available in HD) – I’m not in to awards shows really, but this is one of the big ones and should prove to be interesting. Honors for achievements in film take place at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles; Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host.
Breaking Bad (10pm on AMC – Available in HD) – Season 3
Monday, March 8
Yo Gabba Gabba (10:30am on Nick) – Season 3 premiere
Top Gear (7pm on BBC America) – Season 13 finale
Gossip Girl (9pm on CW – Available in HD) – Returns from winter hiatus
Trauma (9pm on NBC – Available in HD) – NBC’s expensive drama that often was compared to “Emergency” returns from hiatus and life support. It was rumored to have been cancelled and then revived by NBC.
Turf War (9pm on DIY) – Sneak peek of a new series on DIY
Make it or Break It (9pm on ABC Family) – Season 1 finale
Tuesday, March 9
Wild Recon (8pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) – Season 1 finale
Food Wars (10pm on Travel – Available in HD) - series premiere. This is a series I’ll be recording just to see some of the dining establishments I’ve been to highlighted on TV.
White Collar (10pm on USA – Available in HD) – Season 1 finale. Another good series on USA.
Wednesday, March 10
America’s Next Top Model (8pm on CW ) Season 14 premiere. Just wondering here, if this is really about the modeling world, shouldn’t it be in HD?
High Society (9:30pm on CW – Available in HD) Series premiere of a new realityTV show that follows New York socialite Tinsley Mortimer and her friends.
First Love, Second Chance (10pm on TV Land) – A new realityTV show on TV Land. This one reunites folks with their first love.
Psych (10pm on USA – Available in HD) – Season 4 finale
Billy the Exterminator (10:30pm on A&E – Available in HD) – Season 2 premiere
Thursday, March 11
Sober House With Dr. Drew (10pm on VH1) – Season 2 premiere
Friday, March 12
Supernanny (9pm on ABC) – Season 6 finale
NUMB3RS 10pm on CBS – Available in HD) – Season 6 finale
Saturday, March 13
The Guard (9pm on ION) – New series on ION
Sunday, March 14
Sons of Tucson (8:30pm on Fox – Available in HD) – Series premiere for a new fox comedy with Tyler Labine.
Apprentice (9pm on NBC – Available in HD) – Season 9 begins
The Pacific (9pm on HBO – Available in HD) – The highly anticipated WWII miniseries finally arrives on HBO. Think of this as the “Pacific” version of Band of Brothers. This is THE reason I subscribed to HBO recently and based on what I saw of “The Making of the Pacific” it shouldn’t disappoint.
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