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This Week on TV (9/13-9/19)


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MONDAY (9/13)

Season premieres: 90210, Gossip Girl, The Nate Berkus Show, Oprah

  • 90210 (CW, 8 p.m.):  Season premiere. “A deadly earthquake strikes Beverly Hills.” This explains what happened to the Peach Pit.
  • Little People, Big World (TLC, 8:30 p.m.):  “Matt and Zach embark on a father-son road trip in an attempt to mend their broken relationship.” A reconciliation is as likely as the show being renewed.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 9 p.m.):  “A woman’s home is caving in from the weight of garbage piled up to the ceiling.” The good news? The cave-in created additional storage space underneath the house.

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TV on DVD: August 31, 2010

Here are some of the options available this Tuesday:

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  • Agatha Christie’s Marple (Series 5)
  • Brothers & Sisters (Season 4)
  • FlashForward (Complete Series)
  • House (Season 6)
  • iCarly: I Space Out
  • Lonesome Dove: The Series (Season 1)
  • The Middle (Season 1)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (Season 1)
  • Once an Eagle (Mini-series)
  • One Piece (Season 3, 2nd Voyage)
  • Parenthood (Season 1)
  • Sons of Anarchy (Season 2)
  • Soul Train (Best of)
  • Thriller (Complete Series)
  • The Vampire Diaries (Season 1)

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

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (4/21)

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

EXTENSIONS
  • Ugly Americans (Comedy Central) - Seven more episodes ordered.

 

RENEWALS
  • The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) - Through 2012-13
  • Cops (FOX) - Season 23
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) - Season 8
  • The Daily Show (Comedy Central) - Through 2012-13
  • Fantasia for Real (VH1) - Season 2
  • On The Case with Paula Zahn (ID) - Season 3
  • Parenthood (NBC) - Season 2

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E! Campaigns to Help You Save a Show

E! LogoIs one of your favorite shows heading for possible cancellation? Do you want to put a stop to it? Fan campaigns have been known to change TV line-ups in the past (most notably Star Trek), so why not now? E! Online is offering very detailed instructions for fans who want to save , Chuck, Life Unexpected, One Tree Hill or Parenthood.

E! Online, E! News and Daily 10 will give fan messages directly to network heads, so if you want to save your favorite show, take to Twitter and start making things happen. (Make sure to use the hash tag #SOS plus the show’s full name in your tweets.)

(FYI - You can also follow TV Envy on Twitter.)

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Tuesday Ratings: So-So Start for Parenthood

Endless promos during the Winter Olympics didn’t exactly result in large numbers for Parenthood. Although NBC’s new drama did have a small victory in the demos, the program was still a far second with the viewers.

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  • (23.5 million, 8.6/22 in 18-49) was down 500,000 from last week.
  • (4.1/11) returned to 19.7 million.
  • (3.2/8) raised 8.3 million.
  • * (1.6/4) recapped 4.3 million.
  • * (0.3/1) turned in 736,000.

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This Week on TV (3/1-3/7)


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MONDAY (3/1)
  • Chuck (NBC, 8pm):  “Sarah resolves to keep her relationship with Shaw (Brandon Routh) purely professional.” It’s hard not knowing why all the girls call him a “Superman” around the water cooler.
  • The Buried Life (MTV, 10pm):  “The crew hits both coasts while attempting to land an appearance on late-night TV.” I hear Carson Daly is always looking to fill a few guest seats.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  “A mother of 12 who sleeps in a homeless shelter because conditions at home are bad is profiled.” Note to : Hoarding children can make you homeless.

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NBC Lays Out Post-Leno Schedule

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Drama, Prime Time, Reality, NBC,

Law & Order: SVUAlthough it’s still unclear exactly when Conan O’Brien will finally depart The Tonight Show (it’s believed his last day will be January 22), we do know what will air in place of Jay Leno’s soon-to-be-old time slot.

As NBC Universal TV chairman Jeff Gaspin stated earlier, the network will not be introducing five new dramas to that time period. Instead, the network has basically reshuffled programs already placed on their midseason schedule.

Starting Monday, March 1, these are the shows that will air at 10:00: (a move from Friday time slot), Parenthood, Law & Order: SVU (originals will move to later time slot), The Marriage Ref and Dateline NBC.

(To get a look at TV Envy’s Midseason Programming Schedule, click here.)

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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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Casting Corner: Parenthood, Cougar Town, Criminal Minds and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Parenthood: What was once linked to both Maura Tierney and Helen Hunt, now belongs to Lauren Graham. The Gilmore Girls actress has officially been cast as Sarah Braverman in NBC’s Parenthood. Tierney was originally supposed to play the single mother of two teenagers before she was sidelined with breast cancer. A failed deal then kept Hunt from taking over the part.

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Maura Tierney Exits Parenthood After Cancer Diagnosis

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Drama, Prime Time, NBC, News,

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A temporary leave of absence has turned into a complete exit for Maura Tierney.

The ER star had originally been scheduled to appear this fall in a new NBC show titled . But when a tumor was discovered in one of her breasts, the series was pushed to the mid-season calendar to accommodate Tierney’s medical evaluations. Unfortunately, it appears Maura will need further treatment.

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