Jenny’s This Week on TV

Welcome to a new week for This Week on TV! I am all moved, whoopee! Getting caught up on tv now and trying to get stuff done that I need done, like the column. Let’s see how fast I can blaze through it, shall we?

SUNDAY

Sunday is the premiere of the original mini-series on TNT called The Company at 8/7c, starring Chris O’Donnell, Alfred Molina and Michael Keaton. The show traces the activities of the CIA during the Cold War and follows agents imprisoned in double lives, fighting an elusive, formidable enemy while also engaging in an internecine battle within the CIA itself.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*The Simple Life – E! @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Meadowlands – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Body Shop – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Army Wives – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Entourage – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Flight of the Conchords – HBO @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Gene Simmons’ Family Jewels – A&E @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*John From Cincinnati – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hogan Knows Best – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Rock of Love with Bret Michaels – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Scott Baio is 45… and Single – VH1 @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Side Order of Life – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *New*State of Mind – Lifetime @ 9/8c
  • *New*The 4400 – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Dead Zone – USA @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*The Kill Point – SpikeTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Two Coreys – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c – (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Trick It Out – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • Brothers & Sisters – ABC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • Cold Case – CBS @ 9/8c
  • Desperate Housewives – ABC @ 9/8c
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – ABC @ 8/7c
  • Family Guy – FOX @ 8/7c to 9:30/8:30c – (4 Repeat Episodes)
  • Law & Order – NBC @ 9/8c
  • Law & Order: SVU – NBC @ 10/9c
  • Pimp My Ride – MTV @ 10/9c
  • Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll – CW @ 9/8c
  • Shark – CBS @ 10/9c


MONDAY

Monday is a new episode of My Boys on TBS at 10/9c. Brendon is chosen as one of Chicago’s Top 50 Sexiest Bachelors while PJ contemplates an ethically questionable relationship with the new Cubs pitcher. And Trouty makes an appearance in an unexpected place.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Age of Love – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Making the Band – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Fat March – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Mission: Man Band – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*The Rock Life – VH1 @ 10:30/9:30c & 11/10c – (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere
  • *Series Premiere*The Pick-Up Artist – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Big Love – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dr. 90210 – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Engaged & Underage – MTV @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Greek – ABC Family @ 9/8c
  • *New*Heartland – TNT @ 8/7c
  • *New*Hell’s Kitchen – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Kyle XY – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Kidnapped – NBC @ 12AM Monday/11PM Sundayc
  • *New*My Super Sweet 16 – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Saving Grace – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Supernanny – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Singing Bee – NBC @ 8/7c – (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Closer – TNT @ 9/8c
  • *New*Wife Swap – ABC @ 8/7c
  • All of Us – CW @ 8:30/7:30c
  • CSI: Miami – CBS @ 10/9c
  • Everybody Hates Chris – CW @ 8/7c
  • Girlfriends – CW @ 9/8c
  • Hell’s Kitchen – FOX @ 8/7c &
  • How I Met Your Mother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • IFL Battleground – MyNetworkTV @ 8/7c
  • Rules of Engagement – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • The Game – CW @ 9:30/8:30c
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • Two and a Half Men – CBS @ 9/8c


TUESDAY

Tuesday is the series premiere of Power of 10 on CBS at 9/8c. Hosted by Drew Carey, the contest who can most accurately predict the American public’s response to intriguing poll questions could walk away winning millions. Check out Drew Carey as game show host before he hits up The Price is Right!

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*i-CAUGHT – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*America’s Got Talent – NBC @ 8/7c – (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Criss Angel: Mindfreak – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Damages – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dog the Bounty Hunter – A&E @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c – (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Eureka – SciFi @ 9/8c
  • *New*Flipping Out – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Hollyoaks – BBC America @ 3/2c
  • *New*Just for Laughs – ABC @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*MI-5 – BBC America @ 8/7c – (2 New-to-BBC America Episodes)
  • *New*On the Lot – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Pirate Master – CBS.com
  • *New*Room 401 – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Scarred – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Bill Engvall Show – TBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Singing Bee – NBC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • Beauty and the Geek – CW @ 9/8c
  • Gilmore Girls – CW @ 8/7c
  • House – FOX @ 9/8c
  • Just for Laughs – ABC @ 8/7c
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – NBC @ 10/9c
  • NCIS – CBS @ 8/7c


WEDNESDAY

Wednesday, The Knights of Prosperity returns from hiatus on ABC at 8:30/7:30c. In order to get rent money for the expensive apartment next to their new target, the Knights kidnap Louis and hope that his wealthy father will pay ransom. There is a 2nd episode at 9:30/8:30c. The Knights devise a plan to steal their target’s safe, which contains a diamond ring.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*The Real World – MTV @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c – (2 New Episodes Including the Premiere)
  • *New*Don’t Forget the Lyrics – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hollyoaks – BBC America @ 3/2c
  • *New*Last Comic Standing – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Power of 10 – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Rescue Me – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*S.O.B.: Socially Offensive Behavior – BET @ 10/9c
  • *New*So You Think You Can Dance – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Nine – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Chef – Bravo @ 10/9c – (75-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s House of Payne – TBS @ 9/8c – (2 New Episodes)
  • According to Jim – ABC @ 8/7c – (2 Repeat Episodes)
  • America’s Next Top Model – CW @ 8/7c – (2 Repeat Episodes)
  • Criminal Minds – CBS @ 9/8c
  • CSI: NY – CBS @ 10/9c
  • Most Outrageous Moments – NBC @ 8/7c – (2 Repeat Episodes)


THURSDAY

Thursday is a special presentation on FOX at 8/7c for NFL Pre-Season Football: Indianapolis at Dallas. Football season is starting soon, yay! Do any of you play fantasy football?

Also on tonight:

  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Burn Notice – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dallas S.W.A.T. – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Hollyoaks – BBC America @ 3/2c
  • *New*I Hate My 30s – VH1 @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Mad Men – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Mind Control with Derren Brown – SciFi @ 10/9c
  • *New*Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘n Out – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Fabulous Life Presents: My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*The First 48 – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Welcome to the Parker – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Who Wants to Be a Superhero? – SciFi @ 9/8c
  • 30 Rock – NBC @ 8:30/7:30c
  • CSI – CBS @ 9/8c
  • ER – NBC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • Grey’s Anatomy – ABC @ 9/8c
  • Men in Trees – ABC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • My Name is Earl – NBC @ 8/7c
  • Scrubs – NBC @ 9:31/8:31c
  • Smallville – CW @ 8/7c
  • Supernatural – CW @ 9/8c
  • The Office – NBC @ 9/8c
  • Ugly Betty – ABC @ 8/7c
  • Without a Trace – CBS @ 10/9c


FRIDAY

Friday is the 90-minute series premiere of Flash Gordon on SciFi at 9/8c. Starring Eric Johnson as Flash, this is a modern day retelling of the classic comic strip franchise. It’s on SciFi, so it could be really great or REALLY bad. Will have to watch & see!

Also on tonight:

  • *Sports*NFL Preseason: Buffalo at New Orleans – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *Sports*WWE Friday Night Smackdown – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Doctor Who – SciFi @ 8/7c
  • *New*Hollyoaks – BBC America @ 3/2c
  • *New*Monk – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Painkiller Jane – SciFi @ 10/9c
  • *New*Psych – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Set for Life – ABC @ 8/7c
  • 1 vs 100 – NBC @ 8/7c
  • George Lopez – ABC @ 9/8c – (2 Repeat Episodes)
  • Las Vegas – NBC @ 9/8c
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent – CBS @ 10/9c

Not very long now until the fall shows start up! I for one can’t wait! 😀

— Jenny

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