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Amazon has announced a deal with NBCUniversal that brings even more video content to its Prime Instant Video streaming offering. Hundreds of new episodes of plenty of different shows are now part of Amazon Prime Instant Video including Battlestar Galactica, Parks and Recreation, Friday Night Lights, Heroes, Parenthood, and many more. Amazon Prime members can access Instant Video from their PC, Mac, Kindle Fire, iPad, Roku, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360. The service also recently added hundreds of offerings from both Paramount and MGM.


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TV on DVD: August 17, 2010

Dexter Season 1 DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold (Season 1, Part 1)
  • Bonanza (Best of)
  • Cougar Town (Season 1)
  • Dexter (Season 4)
  • Friday Night Lights (Season 4)
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians (Season 3)
  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (Season 2)
  • One Tree Hill (Season 7)
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends (Season 4)
  • Temple Grandin (TV Movie)
  • Ugly Betty (Final Season)

Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.

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This Week on TV (7/19-7/25)


 

MONDAY (7/19)
  • Behind the Music (VH1, 8pm):  “ is profiled through interviews and archival clips. The R&B star discusses his relationship with TLC’s Chilli.” I’d hate to say things are still “chilly” between them, but…
  • Rizzoli & Isles (TNT, 10pm):  “Jane clashes with her new boss (Donnie Wahlberg).” You have to hang tough with that guy.
  • True Beauty (ABC, 10pm):  Season finale. “The three beauties left are paired with celebrities to party the night away. They then don’t get to sleep it off, but instead must film a commercial about Las Vegas. One player folds like a house of cards from the sleep deprivation.” Beauty sleep is for suckers who can’t afford plastic surgery.

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2010 Primetime Emmy Nominations



The road to the officially kicked off early this morning. Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara (who received a nod) and Community‘s Joel McHale (who didn’t) were the ones who had the honor of reading this year’s list of nominees.

Although - with 17 nominations - once again topped off all dramas, 30 Rock did

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lead the comedies. did. The freshman FOX series raked in a total of 19 noms, only a handful short of the overall leader. (HBO’s miniseries, The Pacific, received 24 mentions.) 30 Rock did receive 15 nominations, though, while Modern Family followed closely behind with 14.

The August 29 ceremony - which NBC will air live on both the East and West coasts - will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon. You can see a partial list of nominees after the jump.

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This Week on TV (6/28-7/4)

 

MONDAY (6/28)
  • The Bachelorette (ABC, 8pm):  “Ali takes one to a bathhouse, another to a bazaar and four others to a historic fort, where they slather themselves in olive oil and wrestle with each other to earn one-on-one time with her.” The one who enjoys it the least is the one who will win the date.
  • All Worked Up (truTV, 10pm):  “A showgirl uses her dance training in vain to avoid getting towed.” is proof showgirl experience won’t get you far.
  • Obsessed (A&E, 10pm):  Season premiere. “A woman’s need to exercise constantly leaves her little time to spend with her family.” She makes sure to wave at their avatars when she runs past them on Wii Fit.

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This Week on TV (6/21-6/27)


 

MONDAY (6/21)
  • Saving Grace (TNT, 9pm):  “Grace shuts herself off completely from family and friends as a past tragic event continues to haunt her.” Those sex scenes in Crash are going to be hard to live down.
  • Behind the Music (VH1, 10pm):  “ is profiled using interviews and archival clips.” The unused footage will provide VH1 enough material for a whole new series: Rocky Love.
  • All Worked Up (truTV, 10pm):  “Observing people whose occupations involve communicating bad news, such as parking-ticket writers and tow-truck drivers, and the unpleasant reactions of the recipients.” The first episode will be entirely devoted to BP CEO Tony Hayward.

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This Week on TV (6/14-6/20)


MONDAY (6/14)
  • Little People (TLC, 8pm):  “A county inspector pays a surprise visit to Roloff Farms and threatens to shut it down before the start of pumpkin season.” A reopening appears as likely as the Great Pumpkin’s arrival.
  • Cake Boss (TLC, 9:30pm):  “A cake shaped like a pink hearse is created.” It’s like they say, you’ll end up in what you eat.
  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo, 10pm):  “It’s in the cards that Jacqueline will host a poker night, where Danielle’s ex-flame spills more scandalous gossip.” Thank goodness for staged sex tapes, otherwise these ladies would have nothing to talk about.

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This Week on TV (6/7-6/13)


 

MONDAY (6/7)
  • The Bachelorette (ABC, 8pm):  “Fourteen bachelors remain, nine of whom accompany Ali to a Barenaked Ladies performance (and are cast in one of the band’s videos).” If one of them passes a drug test, they could also become Barenaked Ladies’ latest singer.
  • True Beauty (ABC, 10pm):  “Penn and Teller teach the contestants a magic trick, but swear them to secrecy on how it’s done. Will anyone give it up when questioned by a reporter?” More importantly: Will they give up the Everlasting Gobstopper?
  • Mega Bites (TLC, 10pm):  “A chef teams up with an engineer and a food scientist to build the world’s largest Rice Krispies Treat.” The bomb squad was mistakenly dispatched after reports of large snaps, crackles and pops.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (2/11)

One Big Happy Family

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • Dating in the Dark (ABC) - Season 2
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - Renewed through 2013-14.
  • Gene Simmons Family Jewels (A&E) - Season 5
  • One Big Happy Family (TLC) - Season 2
  • Shaq Vs. (ABC) - Season 2

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2009-10 Midseason Television Schedule

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Now that we’ve made halfway through the television season, it’s time to readjust our DVRs once again.

Midseason staples returning to the airwaves include , 24 and Lost. Meanwhile, a number of new programs - including Human Target, and The Marriage Ref - will vie for our attention.

Hopefully our detailed guide can assist you in the weeks to come.  We have compiled information from the five major networks and included the days, times and premiere dates for this season’s programs.

(NOTE: This schedule has been updated as of May 2. Don’t be surprised to see changes in the weeks to come.)

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