Sunday, May 29, 2011

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 05/29/2011

It’s the Memorial Day Weekend edition of the weekly TV update on GeekTonic.  In my book that means the Summer TV season is officially here.  This week we have another load of finales along with a ton of reality TV premieres, some specials and some summer TV premieres worth watching.

Love Bites on NBC

    New romantic comedy series, “Love Bites” premieres on NBC Thursday

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

Sunday, May 29

National Memorial Day Concert (8pm on PBS) Gary Sinise & Joe Mantegna co-host the annual concert honoring our U.S. military.  Performances include B.B. King, Kris Allen, Hayley Westenra, Pia Toscano and more.

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding (9pm on TLC) A new reality series

Best in Smoke (9pm on Food) New food series

My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding (9pm on TLC) New reality series.  TLC brings over a UK reality series that follows Gypsy girls as they marry as teenagers – weddings that last for days.  Hmm.

Monday, May 30

Basketball Wives (8pm on VH1) Season 3 premiere

Surprise Homecoming (10pm on TLC) New reality series hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus where members of the military are reunited with family in a surprise homecoming

Breakout Kings (10pm on A&E) Season 1 finale

Platinum Hit (10pm on Bravo) New music/contest series with Jewel and Kara DioGuardi hosting. 12 “undiscovered” singers and songwriters compete in songwriting challenges. The episode's winning song will be performed by a popular artist.

Khloe and Lamar (10pm on E) Season 1 finale

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (10:01pm on ABC) New spinoff series… yawn.

The Hard Times of RJ Berger (10:30m on MTV) Season 2 finale

Tuesday, May 31

America’s Got Talent (8pm on NBC) Season 6 premiere

Shadow Hunters (9pm on National Geographic Wild) New series

Traffic Light (9:31pm on Fox) Season 1 finale

The Little Couple (10pm on TLC) Season 4 Premiere

The Real World (10pm on MTV) Season 25 finale

Million Dollar Decorators (10pm on Bravo) New series

Love Handles (10pm on Lifetime) New reality series

Wednesday, June 1

Franklin & Bash (9pm on TNT) New comedy/drama series.  Two young, nontraditional lawyers are offered jobs at a prominent law firm

Haunted Collector (9pm on SyFy) New reality series

Man v. Food Nation (9pm on Travel) New travel/food series

Sand Masters (10pm on Travel) New reality series

The World According to Paris (10pm on Oxygen) New reality series.  Yep the Hilton girls are banking on more terrible reality TV.

Son of a Gun (11:30pm on MTV) Season 1 finale

Thursday, June 2

NBA Finals (6pm on ABC)

The First 48: Missing Persons (10pm on A&E) New crime documentary series

NY Ink (10pm on TLC) New reality series

Love Bites (10pm on NBC) New romantic comedy with Jennifer Love Hewitt & Craig Robinson guest starring.


Friday, June 3

Whale Wars (9pm on Animal Planet) Season 4 premiere

Urban Legends (10pm on SyFy) Season finale

Saturday, June 4

The Next Food Network Star (9pm on Food) Season 7 premiere

The Ultimate Fighter (9pm on Spike) Season finale

Sunday, June 5

Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew (7:30pm on MTV) Season 6 finale

Ice Road Truckers (9pm on History) Season 5 premiere

The Glades (10pm on A&E) Season 2 premiere

The Real Housewives of Orange County (10pm on Bravo) Season 7 finale

Coming Home (10pm on Lifetime) Season 1 finale

Freaky Eaters (10pm on TLC) Season premiere

Teen Wolf (11pm on MTV) New teen drama series

Monday, June 6

My Yard Goes Disney (8pm on HGTV) New reality/home improvement series that shows us backyard makeovers inspired by Disney characters.

MasterChef (8pm on Fox) Season 2 premiere

House Hunters on Vacation (8:30pm on HGTV) This new series sends one family on an exotic vacation trip destination of choice to tour 3 dream homes to stay in for a week.  MrsGeekTonic will be watching this one I’m sure.

Switched at Birth (9pm on ABC Family) New drama series

HGTV’d (9pm on HGTV) New series

Unfaithful (9pm on OWN) New reality/documentary series

Single Ladies (9pm on VH1) New comedy/romance series

The Dr. Laura Bermann Show (10pm on OWN) New series

Behind Mansion Walls (10pm on Investigation Discovery) New series

Tuesday, June 7

White Collar (9pm on USA) Season 3 premiere

Being Graeme McDowell (9pm on Golf) New series

19 Kids and Counting (9pm on TLC) Season 6 premiere

Covert Affairs (10pm on USA) Season 2 premiere

Hook, Line & Dinner (10:30pm on Cooking) New cooking series

My Bear Family (8pm on National Geographic Wild) New animal/documentary series

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