This Week on TV – 9/12/10-9/18/10

Welcome to a new week of TV! Crazy busy week as the summer season continues winding down at the same time the fall season winds up! There are 23 season finales, 3 series premieres & 12 season premieres, in addition to all the other new episodes. Wowzers. lol Anyway, don’t forget to comment or Tweet @tvismypacifier to let us know what YOU are planning to watch this week! Jump with me to view this week’s schedule.

Sunday

Sunday is the series premiere of World of Jenks on MTV at 11/10c. In each episode, 24-year-old award-winning documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks focuses his lens and creates a bond with his subject to tell the story of one person’s life, bringing viewers closer to understanding someone else’s reality–everyone from a platinum-selling recording artist, to a young homeless woman, from a pro-cheerleader to a young adult with Autism.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Entourage (#88/710) – HBO @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Finale*Hung (#20/210) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*My Boys (#408/409) – TBS @ 10/9c (1-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*True Blood (#36/312) – HBO @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*World of Jenks (#101-30) – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *Special*2010 VMA’s – MTV @ 8/7c & 9/8c (1-Hour ‘Pre Show’ Special & 2-Hour Awards Show)
  • *Sports*Football Night in America (#501) – NBC @ 7/6c
  • *Sports*Sunday Night Football – NBC @ 8:15/7:15c
  • *New*All American Handyman – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Big Brother (#1229) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Freaky Eaters (#103/104) – TLC @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Hoarding: Buried Alive (#206) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ice Road Truckers (#413) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Iron Chef America – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jersey Shore (#208-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jerseylicious (#202) – Style Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Keeping Up with the Kardashians (#505) – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*Mad Men (#408) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Mel B: It’s a Scary World (#102) – Style Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rubicon (#108) – AMC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Gates (#111) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Glades (#109) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Great Food Truck Race – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Spin Crowd (#104) – E! @ 10:30/9:30c


Monday

Monday is the season premieres of 90210 at 8/7c & Gossip Girl at 9/8c, both on the CW.

Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Ellie Kemper (The Office) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Bachelor Pad (#106-120) – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Dating in the Dark (#205) – ABC @ 10:02/9:02c
  • *Season Finale*Lie to Me (#LTM-222) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Rizzoli & Isles (#109) – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*90210 (#301) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Gossip Girl (#401) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Sports*Monday Night Football – ESPN @ 7/6c & 10:15/9:15c (2 NFL Games)
  • *Special*The 19th Wife – Lifetime @ 9/8c
  • *New*American Pickers (#211) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Anthony Bourdain (#625-60) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Hoarders (#27/305 & 23/301) – A&E @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Kate Plus 8 (#K106) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Little People, Big World (#603/604) – TLC @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Money Hungry (#107-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Pawn Star$ (#317/318) – History Channel @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Scream Queens (#206-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Big C (#104) – Showtime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*The Closer (#610) – TNT @ 9/8c (Summer Finale)
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Thintervention with Jackie Warner (#102) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Gear (#508) – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Weeds (#604) – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*World of Jenks (#102-30) – MTV @ 10/9c


Tuesday

Tuesday is the season premiere of 3 shows. First up, on the CW, it’s One Tree Hill at 8/7c, followed by Life Unexpected at 9/8c. Also premiering tonight is Parenthood on NBC at 10/9c.

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino (Jersey Shore) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Justin Long (Ed) is one of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.

Joanna Garcia (Better with You, Reba) & Dax Shepard (Parenthood) are two of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Big Lake (#106/107) – Comedy Central @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Covert Affairs (#110/111) – USA @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale
  • *Season Finale*Teen Mom (#208-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Wipeout (#317/318) – ABC @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Premiere*Life Unexpected (#201) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*One Tree Hill (#801) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Parenthood (#201) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Fashion’s Night Out 2010 – CBS @ 10/9c (1-Hour Special)
  • *New*19 Kids & Counting (#426-30) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*America’s Got Talent (#531-60) – NBC @ 9/8c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Chopped – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*Family Style – Food Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Flipping Out (#406) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hair Battle Spectacular (#105) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*If You Really Knew Me (#108-60) – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Melissa & Joey (#106) – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Minute to Win It (#126) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Scrappers (#109) – Spike TV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Sons of Anarchy (#302) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Swords: Life on the Line (#206) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Bad Girls Club (#506) – Oxygen @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Colony (#208) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Rachel Zoe Project (#307) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Unnatural History – Cartoon Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Warehouse 13 (#211) – Syfy @ 9/8c


Wednesday

Wednesday is the series premiere of 2 shows. First up is the premiere of Outlaw on NBC at 10/9c. Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue, The West Wing) stars as Cyrus Garza, a U.S. Supreme Court justice who quits his high-level position to return to private price, determined to represent “the little guy.” It also stars Jesse Bradford (The West Wing), Carly Pope (24), Ellen Woglom (Californication), and David Ramsey (Dexter).

Tonight is also the series premiere of Top Chef: Just Desserts on Bravo at 11/10c. This spinoff of the award-winning Top Chef is hosted by Gail Simmons (series judge from the original). The new series showcases the best of the best in the world of pastry arts. Johnny Iuzzini is head judge, and is joined by Hubert Keller and Dannielle Kyrillos.

Two shows featuring their season premieres tonight are Survivor on CBS at 8/7c and The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV at 10/9c.

Julie Bowen (Modern Family, Ed) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

Brie Larson (The United States of Tara) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*America’s Got Talent (#532-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Big Brother (#1230-120) – CBS @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Chasing Mummies (#110) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Dark Blue (#209/210) – TNT @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*MasterChef (#MCH-112/113) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*The Real World (#2412-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Top Chef (#714) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Outlaw (#101) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Top Chef: Just Desserts (#101) – Bravo @ 11/10c
  • *Season Premiere*Survivor (#2101) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*The Ultimate Fighter (#1201) – Spike TV @ 10/9c
  • *New*America’s Next Top Model (#1502) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Food Wars (#113-30) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ghost Hunters (#614-60) – Syfy @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hellcats (#102) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*LA Ink (#406) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Man v. Food (#316-30) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Man vs. Wild (#506) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible (#204) – Science Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*She’s Got the Look (#304) – TV Land @ 10/9c
  • *New*Surviving the Cut (#105) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Terriers (#102) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Choir (#111) – BBC America @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*tosh.0 (#223) – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (#103/423 & 104/424) – TBS @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)


Thursday

Thursday is the 2-hour season premeire of The Apprentice on NBC at 9/8c, and the season premieres of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FX at 10/9c, The League at 10:30/9:30c also on FX, and I Love Money on VH1 at 11/10c.

Kate Walsh (Private Practice) & Jason Ritter (The Event, Joan of Arcadia) are two of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Jon Hamm (Mad Men) & Amy Ryan (The Office) are two of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.

Maura Tierney (The Whole Truth, ER) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

William Shatner (Bleep My Dad Says, Boston Legal) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*The Squad: Prison Police – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*I Love Money (#401-60) – VH1 @ 11/10c
  • *Season Premiere*It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – FX @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*The Apprentice (#1001-120) – NBC @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*The League (#201) – FX @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Ace of Cakes – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior (#105) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Beast Legends (#102) – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *New*Come Dine with Me (#111) – BBC America @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Truth (#402) – Syfy @ 9/8c
  • *New*Extreme Cuisine with Jeff Corwin – Food Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Nikita (#102) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*On the Road with Austin & Santino (#108) – Lifetime @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Project Runway (#808-90) – Lifetime @ 9/8c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Stan Lee’s Superhumans (#106) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Real Housewives of DC (#106) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Universe (#507) – History Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Vampire Diaries (#202) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Watch What Happens: Live (#302) – Bravo @ 10/9c


Friday

Friday is the 1-hour season premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network at 9/8c.

Joel McHale (Community, The Soup) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Will Arnett (Running Wilde, Arrested Development) & Jason Ritter (The Event, Joan of Arcadia) are two of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37PMc.

Tim Gunn (Project Runway) & Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You, Close to Home) are two of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Blood Dolphins (#103) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Flashpoint – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Star Wars: The Clone Wars (#301/302) – Cartoon Network @ 9/8c (1-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *New*Ghost Adventures (#301-60) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Beyond Survival with Les Stroud (#104) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Four Weddings (#202) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Friday Night Alright (#133-30) – VH1 @ 11/10c
  • *New*Glenn Martin DDS (#207) – Nick at Nite @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Haven (#110) – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Man, Woman, Wild (#109) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up (#503) – Starz @ 11/10c
  • *New*Real Time with Bill Maher (#817) – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Say Yes To the Dress: Atlanta (#111) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37PMc
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Your Chance to Dance (#108-60) – CMT @ 9/8c


Saturday

Saturday is the 75-minute season finale of Being Human on BBC America at 9/8c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Being Human (#208-75) – BBC America @ 9/8c (75-Minute Season Finale)
  • *New*Dogs 101/Cats 101 (#302) – Animal Planet @ 8/7c
  • *New*How Do I Look? (#710) – Style Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Antonio Treatment – HGTV @ 6/5c
  • *New*Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? (#1015) – Style Network @ 9/8c

That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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