Sunday, December 12, 2010

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

The middle of December brings us several finales and a few specials.  Like every week, GeekTonic covers the TV scene with a complete listing of premieres, finales and specials for the week.

Larry King

The last “Larry King Live” episode airs Thursday on CNN with Mario Cuomo as the final guest – appropriate since he was King’s first guest over 25 years ago

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

The GeekTonic Guide to TV Premieres, Finales and Specials this Week – 12/12/2010

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

Sunday, December 12

Basketball Wives (8pm on VH1) Season 2 premiere

Amazing Race (8pm on CBS ) Season 17 finale

Dexter (9pm on Showtime – HD) Season 5 finale

Ax Men (9pm on History – HD) Season 3 premiere

When Rome Ruled (9pm on National Geographic – HD) New history series all about the Roman empire

Mercy Me (9pm on Lifetime) Made for TV movie with Lucy Liu having three men in love with her…


Monday, December 13

Phowned! (7pm on Spike) New reality series

Intervention (9pm on A&E – HD) Season 10 premiere


Tuesday, December 14

The Biggest Loser (9pm on NBC – HD) Season 10 finale

Third Reich (9pm on History – HD) The first of a two-part history documentary


Wednesday, December 15

Hell’s Kitchen (9pm on Fox) Season 8 finale


Thursday, December 16

Larry King Live (9pm on CNN – HD) The final episode of Larry King Live.  Beginning January 2011, America’s Got Talent judge Piers Morgan will take over the Larry King 9 PM timeslot with another talk show.

L.A. Gang Wars: The Peacemaker (10pm on A&E – HD) A new reality series where a violence prevention counselor in South Central L.A. works as a peace maker in the area at night.

Burn Notice (10pm on USA – HD) Season 4 finale


Friday, December 17

Christmas in Washington (8pm on TNT – HD) A Christmas special with Andrea Bocelli, Mariah Carey, Miranda Cosgrove, Annie Lennox, Maxwell and Matthew Morrison performing holiday favorites at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.


Sunday, December 19

Leverage (10pm on TNT – HD) Season 3 finale


Monday, December 20

Million Dollar Money Drop (8pm on Fox – HD) A new gameshow for Fox

The Sing Off (8pm on NBC) Season 2 finale

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