Sunday, July 18, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 07/18/2010

Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.  Mostly low-profile shows this week, but a few notables.  Check out the complete list of new premieres and finales below.

 Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth Premieres Friday on Starz & Saturday on Netflix Watch Now

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

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Earth Wonders (8pm on Travel – Available in HD) – New travel series.  First episode starts with Niagara Falls, Africa's Ngorongoro crater, Redwoods National Park, Iceland's glaciers and Bora Bora


Monday, July 19, 2010

The Client List (9pm on Lifetime) – Jennifer Love Hewitt stars in this made-for-TV Lifetime movie.  A woman (Hewitt) unknowingly takes a job at a massage parlor where prostitution is the norm…  Also stars Cybil Sheppard

VH1 Do Something Awards (9pm on VH1) – Glee star Jane Lynch hosts an awards show that showcases people , shows and cities efforts in social activism.

Fabulous Cakes (10pm on TLC – Available in HD) – A new cooking/reality show.  This first episode starts with 3 bakeries in Las Vegas

True Beauty (10:02pm on ABC) – Season finale


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Ace of Cakes (8pm on Food – Available in HD) – Season finale

Losing it with Jillian (8pm on ABC – Available in HD) – Season finale

Downfall (9:01pm on ABC – Available in HD) – Season finale

Teen Mom (10pm on MTV) – Season 2 premiere

If You Really Knew Me (11pm on MTV) – Season premiere


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Stealth Rider (8pm on Speed – Available in HD) – New Motorcycle series

Confessions: Animal Hoarding (9pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) – A new animal/docu series on Animal Planet

American Masters: Merle Haggard (9pm on PBS – Available in HD) – Music Special

Intersections (10pm on Speed – Available in HD) – New motorsports series

Billy the Exterminator (10pm on AETV – Available in HD) – Season finale


Thursday, July 22, 2010

Wicked Attraction (10pm on Investigation Discovery – Available in HD) – Season premiere for the Crime/Documentary series

Battle of the Supercars (10pm on Speed – Available in HD) – New auto racing series

Cook Like an Iron Chef (10pm on Cooking Channel) – New food series


Friday, July 23, 2010

Your Chance to Dance (9pm on CMT) – A new realityTV series on CMT

The Pillars of the Earth (10pm on Starz – Available in HD) – An 8-hour miniseries based on Ken Follett’s 1989 bestselling novel “The Pillars of the Earth.”  The story involves a secret that disrupts the succession to the English crown.  If you don’t subscribe to Starz this will also be available on Netflix Watch Now 7/24/2010 – this is how I’ll be watching Spartacus: Blood & Sand from Starz also since it’s available on Netflix Watch Now today.


Saturday, July 24, 2010

Doctor Who (9pm on BBCA – Available in HD) – Season 5 finale

Being Human (10pm on BBC America – Available in HD) – Season premiere of the vampire/fantasy series


Sunday, July 25, 2010

I Survived (9pm on Biography – Available in HD) – Season premiere of a biography series focused on people who survived difficult situations.  First episode: Hostage situations.

Mad Men (10pm on AMC) – Season 4 premiere

My Boys (10pm on TBS – Available in HD) – Season 4 premiere


Monday, July 26, 2010

Solved: Extreme Forensics (9pm on Investigation Discovery) – Season premiere

Fish Warrior (9pm on National Geographic – Available in HD) – New science docu-series


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