Sunday, October 31, 2010

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 10/31/2010

We’re back for another What’s-on-TV Check-In.  Halloween comes tonight and the November sweeps month starts tomorrow.  This should mean some quality TV on the big networks primetime shows.

Like every week, GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.

The Walking Dead

                  The Walking Dead premieres on AMC Halloween Night!


Check out the complete list of finales, premieres & specials below.

The GeekTonic Guide to TV Premieres, Finales and Specials this Week – 10/31/2010

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

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Sunday, October 31

Dead Set (7:30pm on IFC) IFC gives us the complete 4-episode horror-comedy series imported from UK. 

The Walking Dead (10pm on AMC – Available in HD) New sci-fi series based on the comic series of the same name by Robert Kirkman.  The world has experienced a zombie apocalypse.  An appropriate premier date for a show like this given Halloween.

Swamp People (10pm on History – Available in HD) Season finale


Monday, November 1

Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (8pm on TCM – Available in HD) New docu-series narrated by Christopher Plummer that tells the true stories behind the growth and success of the American movie industry.

My Big Friggin’ Wedding (9pm on VH1) New reality series

The Women of SNL (9pm on NBC – HD) Special highlighting SNL stars such as Tina Fey, Laraine Newman, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kristen Wiig

Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby (10:30pm on VH1) New reality series


Tuesday, November 2

Meteorite Men (9pm on Science – HD) Season 2 premiere begins the hunt for more meteorites.

Mysteries at the Museum (9pm on Travel – HD) New series

Running Russell Simmons (10pm on Oxygen) New reality series


Wednesday, November 3

Secrets of the Dead (8pm on PBS – HD) Season 10 premiere of this show that uses techniques of modern forensic science are used to investigate historical mysteries to find proof of what really happened.

Circus (9pm on PBS – HD) New series on PBS that invites viewers to take a look behind the scenes, of the big top to the back lot. "Circus" tells the story of what it takes to make it as a performer in the Big Apple Circus.


Thursday, November 4

Oddities (9:30pm on Discovery – HD) New series

On the Road With Austin & Santino (10pm on Life) Season finale

Pranked (10pm on MTV) Season premiere

Megadrive (10:30pm on MTV) New reality series

Bully Beatdown (11pm on MTV) Season premiere

I Can't Believe I'm Still Single: From Portland to Portland (11:30pm on Showtime) Season premiere


Friday, November 5

Supernanny (8pm on ABC) Season premiere


Saturday November 6

Sunday, November 7

Great Migrations (8pm on National Geographic – HD) New series

Worlds Worst Weather (8pm on Travel – HD) Series premiere

Shake it Up! (8:30pm on Disney) Series premiere

Kendra (10pm on E! – HD) Season premiere

Eastbound & Down (10:30pm on HBO – HD) Season 2 finale

Married to Rock (10:30pm on E! – HD) Another reality series premiere


Monday, November 8

Strike Force (10pm on National Geographic World) Series premiere

Conan (11pm on TBS – HD) Conan finally returns – now on TBS.  He welcoms guests "First Guest Poll" winner, Seth Rogen and musical guest Jack White


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