Sunday, June 06, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 06/06/2010

Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.  Glee and Breaking Bad both have their season finale spilling into the summer season.  Beyond that there are several new premieres and finales this week.

Don’t miss the Ultimate Guide to the Summer 2010 TV Season with free PDF downloads!

And the TV Status – Guide to which shows are canceled and renewed for next season

Ice Road Truckers

            Ice Road Truckers premieres Sunday

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

Sunday, June 6

Sons of Tuscon (7:30pm on Fox – Available in HD) – The final episodes of the doomed sitcom get aired this summer.

The Making of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (8pm on NBC) -  A special showcasing the new theme park based on Harry Potter

Drop Dead Diva (9pm on Lifetime) – Season 2 premiere

Kate Plus 8 (9pm on TLC – Available in HD) – New RealityTV series

The Next Food Network Star (9pm on Food) – Season 6 premiere

Dining with Death (9pm on Travel – Available in HD) – New Travel/Cooking series

Expedition Great White (9pm on National Geographic – Available in HD) – New documentary series

Ice Road Truckers (9pm on History – Available in HD) – Season 4 premiere

How Whiskey Made America (9pm on Discovery) – A special focused on none other than Whiskey.

MTV Movie Awards (9pm on MTV & VH1) – Aziz Ansari from Parks & Recreation hosts the 2010 awards show

Top Shot (10pm on History – Available in HD) – New History/RealityTV series.  This first episode pits 16 sharpshooters in an obstacle course using different weapons from various eras.

How Summer Changed the World (10pmon Discovery) A special that takes a look at the history of summer

The Hard Times of RJ Berger (11pm on MTV2) – New series


Monday, June 7

The Secret Live of the American Teenager (8pm on ABCFamily – Available in HD)- Season 5 premiere

Last Comic Standing (8pm on NBC) – Season 7 premiere

American Pickers (9pm on History – Available in HD) – Season 2 premiere.  This show looks into the world of antique and collectible hunters who make an adventure out of traveling across America to find the rarest items.

Dr. G: Medical Examiner (9pm on Discovery Health) – Season 7 premiere

The Good Guys (9pm on Fox – Available in HD) – A new comedy on Fox that follows Jack, a cop who follows the rules who is paired with Dan, an unpredictable cop who is only in the business because a heroic act he performed years before.

Two Wheel Thunder: An American Icon (9pm on Discovery HD Theater – Available in HD) - Chroming a motor in a few hours using less than 12 nuts and bolts.

Nurse Jackie (10pm on Showtime – Available in HD) – Season finale

Persons Unknown (10pm on NBC – Available in HD) - A new series on NBC where a group of strangers wake up in a deserted town with no memory of how they got there. In order to escape, they must work together to solve an intriguing puzzle

Mystery Diagnosis (10pm on Discovery Health) – Season premiere

Neighbors From Hell (10pm on TBS – Available in HD) – No they didn’t make a show about my last neighbors, it’s a new comedy on TBS.  This one is an animated adult-cartoon based on the Hellman family who are in your typical suburb, but they differ from the rest of the neighbors because they happen to be from Hell.

Last American Cowboy (10pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) – A new realityTV show with ranching families bracing for eight months of hard work as Montana's calving season begins.

United States of Tara (10:30pm on Showtime – Available in HD) – Season finale


Tuesday, June 8

Pretty Little Liars (8pm on ABC Family – Available in HD) – A teen mystery series based on the book series of the same name.  Four estranged friends are brought back together after each begins to receive frightening letters from a person they suspect is a long-missing associate.

Glee (8:59pm on Fox – Available in HD) – Season finale

Justified (10pm on FX – Available in HD) – Season finale


Wednesday, June 9

I didn’t Know I was Pregnant (9pm on TLC) – Season 2 premiere

Bridal Bootcamp (10pm on VH1) – A new realityTV show with this premise: Ten brides arrive at bootcamp and are greeted with mud and explosives.  Seriously.

Monsters Inside Me (10pm on Animal Planet) – Season 2 premiere

Work of Art: The Next Great Artist (11pm on Bravo – Available in HD) – A new realityTV/contest series on Bravo that brings together 14 aspiring artists to compete for a solo show at a nationally recognized museum and a cash prize.


Thursday, June 10

Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t! (10pm on Showtime) – Season 8 premiere

Bethenny Getting Married? (10pm on Bravo) – a new realityTV series

Top Chef Masters (10pm on Bravo – Available in HD) – Season finale

The Green Room With Paul Provenza (10:30pm on Showtime) – New comedy/talk show on Showtime


Friday, June 11

Dual Survivor (10pm on Discovery – Available in HD) – New realityTV show that shows off survival skills required to live in harsh conditions.

The Whitest Kids U’Know (10pm on IFC) – Season 4 premiere.  The show is a comedy sketch show on IFC (formerly on Fuse) with characters involved in skits, parodies, and satire that touches on taboo subjects and edgy topics

Glenn Martin, DDS (10:30pm on Nickelodeon)- Season 2 premiere


Sunday, June 13

Unnatural History (8pm on Cartoon) – A new animated series that follows Henry Griffin, a teenager with skills acquired through years of traveling the world with his anthropologist parents. He must now use those skills to move back to America and attend a public high school.

True Blood (9pm on HBO – Available in HD) – Season 3 premiere

Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami (10pm on E!) – Season 2 premiere.  So did you know Ryan Seacrest is the executive producer of this realityTV show focused on the Kardashian’s?

Design Star (10pm on HGTV – Available in HD) – Season 5 premiere

Breaking Bad (10pm on AMC – Available in HD) – Season finale

Holly’s World (10:30pm on E!) A new realityTV show with Holly Madison & her life in Las Vegas as she pursues new friendships, love and her new home.


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