Time for another What’s on TV Check-In. Well it’s actually a bit late thanks to a way-too-busy GeekTonic home these past few weeks. Nothing too exciting this week, but still a few premieres and finales.
Each week GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week. This week is pretty much the busiest premiere week of all. There is a LOT of TV beginning which means this is basically the official start of the Fall 2010 TV Season.
Don’t miss these other GeekTonic Fall 2010 TV Season Features:
- Ultimate Guide - The Fall 2010 TV Season – All TV Premieres by date along with a few PDF downloads to take along.
- Ultimate Guide to the Fall 2010 TV Season – Google Calendar Edition – View the TV Premieres in the calendar – and import this Google Calendar into your own. This version has all TV Premieres
- TV Premiere Calendars – All US Nets and Big 5 Broadcast Nets – Same Google Calendar as above but only the main broadcast network premieres included.
- Ultimate Guide - Fall 2010 New Show Guide – All the new Series with previews and synopsis
- Fall 2010 By Day Schedule – A day-by-day guide to the TV Season
Check out the complete list of finales, premieres & specials below.
The GeekTonic Guide to TV Premieres, Finales and Specials this Week – 10/18/2010
NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST – TV schedules subject to change
Monday, October 18
Bret Michaels: Life as I Know It (10pm on VH1) New reality series
Tuesday, October 19
Nova (8pm on PBS – Available in HD) Season 38 premiere begins looking at the great, Gothic cathedrals built in the Middle Ages by architects that after centuries still stand today
Cold Blood (9pm on Investigation Discovery) Season 3 premiere
Frontline (9pm on PBS – Available in HD) Season 29 premiere
K-Ci & JoJo... Come Clean (9pm on TVOne) Series premiere
The Millionaire Matchmaker (9pm on Bravo – Available in HD) Season premiere
Bugging Out (9pm on Science – Available in HD) Season premiere
Scream 2010 (9pm on Spike) A special that focuses on sci-fi and scary movies
Freak Encounters (9:30pm on Animal Planet – Available in HD) New reality series. One unwitting co-star joins a television crew under the impression that they will be investigating some of the world's most unexplained creatures and mysteries.
Independent Lens (10pm on PBS – Available in HD) Season 12 premiere
Wednesday, October 20
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (8pm on PBS – available in HD) Series finale
That’s Tough (8:30pm on G4) New reality series where viewers will be taken around the globe to countdown to the top three "toughest" in a broad spectrum of different categories.
In Performance at the White House (9:30pm on PBS – Available in HD) A special salute to American musical theater with Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald and “Wicked's” Idina Menzel
Changing Lanes (10pm on BET) – Season 1 finale
Lay it Down (11pm on Fuse – Available in HD) New series where Cee-Lo Green hosts multiple interviews and performances from hip hop, pop and R&B artists. First up is Ludacris
Thursday, October 21
Night of Too Many Stars (9pm on Comedy) A comedy special hosted by Jon Stewart benefiting autism education. Stars include Lewis Black, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Joel McHale, Sarah Silverman
Jersey Shore (10pm on MTV) Season 2 finale
Friday, October 22
Main Street Mysteries (10pm on Investigation Discovery) Season 2 premiere
Dean of Invention (10pm on Planet – Available in HD) Series Premiere
Saturday, October 23
Growing the Big One (9pm on Hallmark – Available in HD) Made for TV Movie
24/7 Pacquiao/Margarito (10:30pm on HBO – Available in HD) New boxing talk series
Sunday, October 24
Luther (10pm on BBCA – Available in HD) New series
Football Wives (10:30pm on VH1) New drama/soap series based on the cult British soap “Footballers' Wive$”, this remake chronicles the exciting and dangerous lives of three wealthy women, all wives to superstar footballers.
Monday, October 25
American Restoration (9pm on History – Available in HD) New reality series - a spin-off based on the reality show, “Pawn Stars.”
In Treatment (9pm on HBO – Available in HD) Season 3 premiere
Thintervention (10pm on Bravo) Season 1 finale
Dead Set (11:59PM on IFC) New series for the U.S. brought over from the UK.
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