Monday, May 03, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 05/02/2010

Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.  As we enter the month of May, the summer premieres are inching our way, but mostly season finales are in the spotlight.


Friday Night Lights

            Friday Night Lights returns to NBC Friday

NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST – TV schedules subject to change

Sunday, May 2

Funk Flex Full Throttle (2pm on MTV2) – New series

Cold Case (9pm on CBS – Available in HD) – Season 7 finale


Monday, May 3

The Woman with 15 Personalities (9pm on Discovery Helath) – A special that looks at the effects of Dissociative Identity Disorder.  If you’ve ever watched “The United States of Tara” on Showtime, this special is focused on people just like that.

Best Food Ever (10pm on TLC – Available in HD) – New series

The Real Housewives of New Jersey (10pm on Bravo) – Season 2 premiere for this realityTV series


Wednesday, May 5

Fly Girls (9pm on CW – Available in HD) – Season 1 finale

Sweat Equity (9pm on DIY Network) – Season 7 premiere

10 Grand In Your Hand (9:30pm on DIY Network) – Season 3 premiere

The Blind Side: The Real Story (10pm on E!) – If you watched the excellent movie, “The Blind Side” and want to know how that movie differs from the true story, this special on E! is for you. Interviews include mother Leigh Anne Tuohy and football player Michael Oher.

How’d You Get So Rich? (10pm on TV Land) – Season 2 premiere with host Joan Rivers asking the rich how they made their money.  Donald Trump is on this episode which is enough to make me skip this one.

Worst-Case Scenario (10 pm on Discovery – Available in HD) – New series with Bear Grylls showing us how to survive tough situations.  This episode runs through escaping a burning auto and rescuing 2 guys from a boating accident.


Thursday, May 6

The Imploders (8pm on TLC – Available in HD) – New series

The Dudesons in America (10pm on MTV) – New series

Ultimate Parkour Challenge (10:30pm on MTV) – New series

Heavy Haulers (10pm on TLC – Available in HD) – New series

Friday, May 7

Friday Night Lights (8pm on NBC – Available in HD) – Season 4 begins.  Yes its the same as what was already aired on DirecTV network, but now everyone else gets to see it. 

Need to Know (8:30pm on PBS – Available in HD) – New public affairs series

Primetime: What Would You Do? (9pm on ABC – Available in HD) – Season 3 premiere


Saturday, May 8

Saturday Night Live (11:30pm on NBC – Available in HD) – No its not a premiere or a special.  But Betty White is the guest host and that’s pretty interesting right?


Sunday, May 9

The Amazing Race (8pm on CBS ) – The final 3 teams make the final leg of the race to San Francisco for the season 16 finale

The Chocolate Wars (9pm on TLC) – Hershey vs. Mars chocolates


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