November 4, 2010

TV TimeZ – November 4

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Bloomberg Television: Bloomberg The Mentor at 9p
Travel Channel: First Ascent at 9p
Discovery Channel: Oddities at 930p
MTV: Pranked at 10p; MegaDrive at 1030p; Bully Beatdown at 11p

ABC:   Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice
CBS:  The Big Bang Theory, $%#! My Dad Says, CSI, The Mentalist
CW:   Vampire Diaries, Nikita
FOX:  Bones, Fringe
NBC:  Community, 30 Rock, The Office, Oursourced, The Apprentice
ABC revealed the celebrity cast of Skating with the Stars from BBC Worldwide Productions when the series premieres with a two-hour episode on November 22 at 9p. The six celebrities include:

  • Rebecca Budig, presently a cast member of ABC's daytime series All My Children.
  • Bethenny Frankel, star of Bravo's reality series Bethenny Getting Married?.
  • Jonny Moseley, Olympic gold-medalist skier, narrator of the Warren Miller films and weekly radio show host on Sirius Satellite Radio.
  • Vince Neil, international rock star, businessman and philanthropist.
  • Brandon Mychal Smith, current star of the Disney Channel sitcom Sonny With A Chance.
  • Sean Young, film actress best known for roles in Blade Runner, No Way Out and Ace Ventura.

Later this month, TLC debuts new series Pawn Queens on November 18 at 10p with back-to-back premiere episodes. The half-hour series introduces boutique pawn shop owners Minda and Nikki and their business partners Greg and Tom as they buy, pawn and sell items at their family-run business that caters to female shoppers.

Investigation Discovery delves in the world of exploited women of Las Vegas in the three-part series Hookers: Saved on the Strip opening December 8 at 10p. The episodes follow Annie Lobert whose mission it is to free women from the violence of the sex industry through her faith-based organization, Hookers For Jesus. Annie established Destiny House, a transitional home providing a safe, nonjudgmental haven for women where they can rebuild their lives.

Spike TV has a new one-hour non-scripted series in the pipeline titled Most Lethal, where top real-life warriors from the various tiers of special operation forces battle each other to determine who is the toughest. The 10-episode series, produced by GRB Entertainment will go inside these covert special operation forces to see their weapons and their training operations. Most Lethal is slated to premiere on Spike in summer 2011.