It’s the Father’s Day edition of the weekly TV update on GeekTonic. This week we have another bunch of premieres and finales.
New Speilberg Produced Sci-Fi series, “Falling Skies” premieres on TNT tonight
NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST – TV schedules subject to change
Sunday, June 19
Coal (8pm on Spike) Season finale
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (8pm on CBS)
Falling Skies (9pm on TNT) A new sci-fi series on TNT premieres tonight with a two-hour episode. This one brings some big names – Steven Spielberg produced this one and Noah Wyle stars. The synopsis is this: A young father struggles to protect his family and humanity following an alien attack. It’s on my record and see-what-happens list.
Game of Thrones (9pm on HBO) Season 1 finale – I don’t currently subscribe to HBO, but I hear this is one to watch so I’ll catch it on Netflix once available.
I Survived (9pm on Biography) Season finale
Masterpiece Mystery! (9pm on PBS) Season premiere
Drop Dead Diva (9pm on Lifetime) Season 3 premiere
The AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Morgan Freeman (9pm on TVLand) We’ll see Clint Eastwood, Sidney Poitier and others honor Morgan Freeman
The Killing (10pm on AMC) Season 1 finale
Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals A Home Coming (10pm on OWN) New reality series
Monday, June 20
Horaders (9pm on A&E) Season 4 premiere
Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided (10pm on PBS) A 6-part history miniseries that begins with Abraham and Mary Lincoln's childhoods through the presidency
Nurse Jackie (10pm on Showtime) Season 3 finale
Sanctuary (10pm on SyFy) Season 3 finale
Intervention (10pm on A&E) Season premiere
United States of Tara (10:30pm on Showtime) Season 3 finale
Tuesday, June 21
History Detectives (8pm on PBS) Season premiere
101 Ways to Leave a Game Show (9pm on ABC) New game show where players who answer questions incorrectly leave the show by being strapped to the wing of a plane, dropped off the side of an 18-wheeler, flipped upside down in an exploding car or launched by dynamite. Nice.
Staten Island Cakes (9pm on WE) New reality/cooking show
Hardcore Pawn (9pm on TruTV) Season 4 premiere
16 and Pregnant (10pm on MTV) Season 3 finale
Combat Hospital (10pm on ABC) New medical drama where doctors work at the NATA Medical Unit and work in wartime
Storage Hunters (10pm on TruTV) New collectibles/reality series
POV (10pm on PBS) Season premiere
Wednesday, June 22
I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant (9pm on TLC) Season premiere
Primetime Nightline: Beyond Belief (10pm on ABC) A new newsmagazine with a paranormal twist.
The Challenge: Rivals (10pm on MTV) Season 21 premiere
Thursday, June 23
Expedition Impossible (9pm on ABC) New reality contest series by Mark Burnett
CNBC Titans (9pm on CNBC) Season premiere begins with a focus on Steve Jobs – Mr. Apple himself
Burn Notice (9pm on USA) Season 5 premiere
Wilfred (10pm on FX) New comedy series starring Elijah Wood based on a comedy from Australia. The premise is… different. I’m recording it just to see if it’s for me or not.
Suits (10pm on USA) New drama on USA. This one takes place with a lawyer who recruits a genius without a law degree. USA has done a terrific job of carving out watchable dramas so I’m recording this one to see how it goes.
Rookie Blue (10pm on ABC) Season 2 premiere
Louie (10:30pm on FX) Season 2 premiere
Friday, June 24
Ultimate Predators (8pm on National Geographic Wild) New animal documentary series
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (9pm on ABC) Season 2 finale
Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings (10pm on IFC) New comedy/entertainment series where Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal use local talent to produce commercials for small town businesses.
Unplugged (11pm on VH1) Mumford & Sons perform in New York City
Young Broke and Beautiful (11pm on IFC) New entertainment/comedy series
Saturday, June 25
Carson Nation (10pm on OWN) New reality/fashion series
Durarara (12:30 (after midnight) on Toon) New action/anime series
Sunday, June 26
Wild Amazon (7pm on Animal Planet) New animal/nature series
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (9pm on USA) Season 10 finale which is also the series finale
Leverage (9pm on TNT) Season 4 premiere
Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew (9pm on VH1) Season 5 premier
True Blood (9pm on HBO) Season 4 premiere
The Marriage Ref (10pm on NBC) Season 2 premiere
Extreme Chef (10:30pm on Food) New food series with fun stuff like Rattlesnake steak!
Monday, June 27
My Babysitter’s a Vampire (7pm on Disney) New Children/Adventure series
Weeds (10:05pm on Showtime) Season 7 premiere
The Big C (10:30pm on Showtime) Season 2 premiere
Wednesday, June 29
The Voice (8pm on NBC) Season 1 finale
Melissa & Joey (8pm on ABC Family) Season 2 premiere
State of Georgia (8:30pm on ABC Family) New sitcom
Royal Pains (9pm on USA) Season 3 premiere
Necessary Roughness (10pm on USA) New drama on USA where a Long Island divorcee becomes the therapist for a professional football team.
Love in the Wild (10:01 on NBC) New reality/romance series where 20 singles pair up and compete
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