Sunday, October 16, 2011

TV This Week-Premieres & Finales 10/16/2011

Mid-October means baseball season and that means the World Series takes over the airwaves on Fox.  It also means there aren’t as many new premieres, but there are a few notable ones including The Walking Dead on AMC today, Man Up! on ABC, and Boss on Starz.  Be sure and check out the GeekTonic 2011 Fall TV Season premieres guide which highlights all the new shows and provides a detailed listing of all TV premieres for the Fall and early-winter TV season.

Read on for the GeekTonic weekly TV update highlighting all the new premieres, finales and specials coming up this week.


                The Walking Dead Season 2 premieres tonight on AMC

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

Sunday, October 16

The Walking Dead (9pm on AMC) Season 2 premiere

Why Am I Still Single? (9pm on VH1) New reality series

Brothers on Call (9pm on DIY) New cooking series

Million Dollar Contractor (10pm on DIY) New series


Monday, October 17

Invitation Only (10pm on CMT) Martina McBride performs her country hits in this special music presentation.

Sing Your Song (10pm on HBO) Harry Belafonte is profiled in this documentary


Tuesday, October 18

Man Up! (8:30pm on ABC) New sitcom series

Scream Awards 2011 (9pm on Spike) The best in horror, sci-fi and fantasy honor Harry Potter films, Nicolas Cage and Roberty Downey Jr.


Wednesday, October 19


2011 World Series (4:30pm on Fox) Baseball’s annual world series begins

Nature (8pm on PBS) Season premiere

American Hoggers (10pm on A&E) New animal/reality series


Thursday, October 20

Rules of Engagement (8:30pm on CBS) Season 6 premiere

Sweet Home Alabama (8:30pm on CBS) Season 2 premiere

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (10pm on CMT) Season 6 premiere

Gigolos (11pm on Showtime) Season 2 premiere


Friday, October 21

Strike Back (10pm on Cinemax) Season 2 finale

Boss (11:03pm on Starz) New drama starring Kelsey Grammer as Mayor Tom Kane preparing to run for governor.  This one looks quite a bit different.


Sunday, October 23

Once Upon a Time (8pm on ABC) New series

I Survived (9pm on Biography) Season 6 premiere

Against the Wall (10pm on Lifetime) Season 1 finale


Monday, October 24

Monster In-Laws (10pm on A&E) New reality series

Disappeared (10pm on Investigation Discovery) Season 2 premiere


Tuesday, October 25

The Rachel Zoe Project (9pm on Bravo) Season 4 finale

Top Shot (10pm on History) Season 3 finale


Wednesday, October 26

Top Chef: Just Deserts (10pm on Bravo) Season 2 finale


Thursday, October 27

Beavis and Butt-head (10pm on MTV) Season 8 premiere.  Yes you read this correctly, that irreverent show from the 90’s is back on MTV with the premiere episode titled: “Holy Cornholio”.

Good Vibes (10:30pm on MTV) New animated comedy series

Project Accessory (10:32pm on Lifetime) New reality/fashion series


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