Saturday, June 12, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 06/12/2010

Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.  True Blood premieres this week along with a pile of other, lesser known shows.  Check out the complete list of new premieres and finales this week below.

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

True Blood

True Blood Premieres season 3 Sunday, June 13

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


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.

The 64th Annual Tony Awards (8pm on CBS – Available in HD) – Feature performances include Green Day, Lea Michele & Matthew Morrison

True Blood (9pm on HBO – Available in HD) – Season 3 premiere of HBO’s vampire series – this is certainly not Twilight...  And this season throw in a werewolf or two for good measure.

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

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.


Monday, June 14

Cash Cab (6:30pm on Discovery – Available in HD) – Season premiere of the game show.

Food Buddha (10pm on TLC – Available in HD) – A new series on TLC hosted by chef Rodelio Aglibot.  The chef travels cities to uncover new restuarants with the help of a local food guide starting in New Orleans.


Tuesday, June 15

It’s Effin’ Science (9pm on G4) – Angie Greenup & Marc Horowitz team up with engineer Chad Zdenek to create & build strange things in the name of science.  First up: potato cannon, pheromones and more.

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (9pm on Bravo – Available in HD) – Season premiere of another realityTV series.

Double Exposure (10pm on Bravo) a new realityTV series on Bravo

After the Catch (10:01pm on Discovery – Available in HD) – Season premiere for the realityTV series follow-up to “the Deadliest Catch”


Wednesday, June 16

Top Chef (9pm on Bravo – Available in HD) – Season premiere of the popular realityTV/contest series

Hot in Cleveland (10pm on TVLand) – A new series with 3 best 40-something friends from Los Angeles end up in Cleveland and decide to stay because the locals think they are glamorous.   Starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (10:30pm on TBS – Available in HD) – Season premiere.  Sitcom


Thursday, June 17

The 2010 World Music Awards (8pm on MyNet) – Jennifer Lopes receives an award for her contribution.  Pre-recorded a month ago in Monaco

Donald J. Trump Presents The Ultimate Merger (9pm on TVOne) – A new realityTV/contest series where Omarosa (yes the one from Trumps other realityTV series) tests a group of twelve successful bachelors to find her perfect mate.  Sounds very familiar and amazingly even less interesting.


Friday, June 18

Miley Cyrus in London: Live at the O2 (8pm on ABC – Available in HD) – Miley Cyrus gets her first TV Network special.  Oh my!

Battle of the Wedding Designers (10pm on TLC – Available in HD) – A new realityTV series where couples choose a wedding designer to direct the wedding of their dreams.


Saturday, June 19

$100 Makeover (10am on A&E) – A new Home & Garden series on A&E

Last Chance Highway (8pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) – A new Animal Planet series that follows Shelly Bookwalter & Kyle Peterson as the work to rescue dogs.  And it’s in HD – cmon, if Animal Planet is doing HD for shows like this there is zero excuse for the other nets to not go HD on all shows.


Sunday, June 20

‘Til Death (7pm on Fox – Available in HD) – Series finale

Jonas L.A. (8:30pm on Disney) – Season premiere with the Jonas brothers

Leverage (9pm on TNT – Available in HD) – Season premiere

Scoundrels (9pm on ABC – Available in HD) – A new comedy/drama based on a New Zealand series “Outrageous Fortune”.  Basic premise is a family of small-time crooks try to repair their bad habits.

The Tudors (9pm on Showtime – Available in HD) – The series finale is here.

Treme (10pm on HBO – Available in HD) – Season finale

The Gates (10pm on ABC – Available in HD) – A new action/suspense/drama that follows a cop hired as a police chief of a “planned community” that seems pretty harmless on the outside, but the cop soon discovers there is more going on then he first thinks.

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