May 3, 2010

TV TimeZ

AS A REMINDER: Tonight at 10pm is the season premiere of The Real Housewives of New Jersey on Bravo. I will be live blogging.

revealed its summer schedule, announcing three series premieres and debuts of returning series:
  • The Green Room with Paul Provenza - New half-hour comedy series features comedian/actor/producer Paul Provenza in a roundtable with other top comedians, uncensored in front of a studio audience. Six half-hour episodes opens June 10 at 1030p.
  • The Real L Word - New one-hour reality show inspired by The L Word series debuts June 20 at 10p with nine episodes.
  • The Big C - Laura Linney headlines this new comedy about a wife/mother/teacher whose cancer diagnosis shakes up her life. 13 half-hour episodes premiere August 16 at 1030p.
  • Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t! - Season eight premieres with 10 half-hour episodes on June 10 at 10p.
  • Weeds - Season six opens August 16 at 10p with 13 half-hour episodes.
Tonight WE tv airs the new special Women on Death Row 5 at 8p followed by the third season premiere of Women Behind Bars on Tuesday at 10p. The two-hour special airing tonight is the network's fifth documentary, offering an inside look at the lives of women in prison and those facing the death penalty. The 12-part series, Women Behind Bars is back for a third run chronicling real women in prison with many doing time for murder. Each episode profiles two different women's lives examining their criminal cases and how they cope in jail on a daily basis.

This Thursday, MTV will launch two new extreme sports series as The Dudesons in America premieres at 10p followed by Ultimate Parkour Challenge at 1030p. The Dudesons in America follows four Finnish guys as they move to the US and attempt to take over America. Ultimate Parkour Challenge opens with a live one-hour episode following eight Parkour athletes from all over the world as they defy gravity and jump over barriers and obstacles such as the Queen Mary.

ABC: Dancing with the Stars
CBS: How I Met Your Mother, Rules of Engagement, Big Bang Theory, Big Bang Theory, CSI Miami
CW: One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl
FOX: House
NBC: Chuck, Law & Order, Law & Order