Sunday, July 10, 2011

TV Premieres, Finales & Specials This Week 7/10/2011

We’re in the heat of the summer.  If you have a good air conditioner there’s actually a few good premieres coming this week and next.  Read on for the GeekTonic weekly TV update highlighting all the new premieres, finales and specials coming up.

UPDATE:  Missed the premiere of Eureka on Monday when this was first posted


                           Warehouse 13 Season 3 begins Monday on SyFy

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

Sunday, July 10

Hoarding: Buried Alive (9pm on TLC) Season 3 premiere

Secrets of Seal Team 6 (10pm on Discovery) A Special/Documentary with unclassified information about the government operatives of Seal Team VI who have been working for many years without most of us thinking twice until their recent operation of Osama Bin Laden termination.

Famous Food (10pm on VH1) New reality series that isn’t really about the food, but about the food.  Heidi Montag, Danielle Staub, Jake Pavelka, DJ Paul, Juicy "J", Ashley Dupre and Vincent Pastore work together to launch a new Hollywood restaurant.

The Indestructibles (10pm on National Geographic) New reality series where scientists look into the act of “defying death” in various situations

Tough Cookies (10pm on Food) New cooking/food reality series follows “Crazy Susan’s” led by sisters Linda and Susan as they sell cookies and take care of their difficult family

Curb Your Enthusiasm (10pm on HBO) Season 8 premiere


Monday, July 11

Eureka (8pm on SyFy) Season 5 premieres

Warehouse 13 (9pm on SyFy) Season 3 premieres.  This is a quirky, but fun sci-fi show that is a favorite of MrsGeekTonic and I.  If you happen to be an addict of this show check out the extra webisodes on their website.

Man vs. Wild (9pm on Discovery) Season 7 premiere

The Closer (9pm on TNT) Season 7 premiere.  This is the final season for Kyra Sedgwick

Design Star (9pm on HGTV) Season 6 premiere

Law & Order: LA (10pm on NBC) Series finale ends with the first and only season.

Alphas (10pm on SyFy) New sci-fi series where a group of everyday people who possess special neurological abilities work for a secret government agency.

Surviving the Cut (10pm on Discovery) Season 2 premiere

Rizzoli & Isles (10pm on TNT) Season 2 premiere

James May Drinks to Britain (10:20pm on BBCA) New travel series


Tuesday, July 12

2011 MLB All-Star Game (8pm on Fox) This year’s game will be played in Phoenix

Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape (9pm on BBCA) Season premiere

Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy (9pm on History) Season 1 finale

Chopped (10pm on Food) Season 8 premiere

How the States Got Their Shapes (10pm on History) Season finale


Wednesday, July 13

Iron Man: Armored Adventures (8:30pm on NickToons) Season premiere

2011 ESPY’s (9pm on ESPN) ESPN’s sports awards show

Roseanne’s Nuts (9pm on Life) New reality series with Roseanne Barr

Ghost Hunters International (9pm on SyFy) Season premiere

Sons of Guns (9pm on Discovery) Season 2 premiere

Rescue Me (10pm on FX) Season 7 premiere

Dance Moms (10pm on Life) New reality series

Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? (10pm on ID) Season premiere

Legend Quest (10pm on SyFy) New reality series where a symbologist travels the world to find artifacts & relics.

One Man Army (10pm on Discovery) New reality series where ex-military contestants compete in contests to win a $10,000 prize

The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants (10pm on Showtime) New reality series

I Married a Mobster (10:30pm on ID) New reality series


Thursday, July 14

Texas Women (9pm on CMT) New reality/soap series follows four Texan women looking for fame & fortune.

The First 48: Missing Persons (10pm on A&E) Season 1 finale

The Green Room With Paul Provenza (11pm on Showtime) Season premiere


Friday, July 15

Prank Stars (8:05pm on Disney) New kid-centric hidden camera show.

Haven (10pm on SyFy) Season 2 premiere


Saturday, July 16

Keeping Up With the Randalls (9pm on Hallmark) A made-for-TV comedy/drama movie.

Pit Boss (10pm on Animal Planet) Season 3 premiere


Sunday, July 17

Billionaire's Car Club (7pm on HD Theater) Auto series hosted by Andrew Firestone

Big Rich Texas (9pm on Style) New reality series centered at a posh Texas country club.

Heat Seekers (10pm on Food) New food show with a focus on spicy food.


Monday, July 18

Family BrainSurge (8pm on Nikelodeon) New family game show


Tuesday, July 19

It’s Worth What? (8pm on NBC) New game show with a very familiar theme

Ludo Bites America (9pm on Sundance) A reality/cooking show with a focus on spicy food.  Sounds really similar to the one premiering on Food network a few days earlier

Awkward (11pm on MTV) New comedy series

Web Therapy (11pm on Showtime) New comedy series with Lisa Kudrow  


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