September 8, 2011

TV TimeZ

MTV: JERSEY SHORE!!!!!!! (ZlataThoughts will be LiveBlogging)
Lifetime: RUSSIAN DOLLS!!!!!!! (ZlataThoughts will be LiveBlogging)
BRAVO: REAL HOUSEWIVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NBC: Sunday Night Football (special night) at 830p
USA Network: Burn Notice at 9p; Suits at 10p
ABC: Rookie Blue at 10p
Comedy Central: Futurama at 10p
Wilfred at 10p; Louie at 1030p

President Obama's scheduled speech airing live tonight at 7:00 p.m. will move NBC's NFL pre-game show, NFL Kickoff 2011 to NBCUniversal cable channels VERSUS, USA Network, Syfy and G4 in addition to the NFL Network.  The NFL Kickoff 2011 will now run for 90 minutes beginning at 7p.  NBC will resume the pre-show in progress after its live coverage of the President's speech.  The four NBCU cable channels will resume regular programming soon after NBC picks up the show while the NFL Network will carry the pre-show in its entirety.  The NFL opening game between the New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers starting at 830p is expected to begin on time on NBC.  

Showtime set the second season premiere date of Gigolos on October 20 at 11p.  The unscripted series, with eight new episodes, takes an uncensored look inside the lives of high-end male escorts Nick, Vin, Steven, Jimmy and Brace as they juggle relationships, friendships and family as well as the demands of their female clients.  Prior to the new season debut, Showtime will air the complete first season starting September 8 at 11p with the first two episodes back-to-back with weekly episodes and ending with the last two eps on October 13 at 11p.

A new season of VH1 Tough Love Miami with Master Matchmaker Steve Ward and his mother JoAnn opens October 2 at 8p on VH1.  The new season, with eleven one-hour episodes, has the son/mother duo working with eight relationship-challenged women in Miami to help them finally land Mr. Rights.  Furthermore, Steve and JoAnn Ward will star in a one-hour docu-special for VH1 called Tough Love: The Wards Get Real airing October 9 at 9p. 

The sophomore season of scripted series Workaholics premieres September 20 at 1030p on Comedy Central following the fall season debut ofTosh.0 at 10p.   The stars of Workaholics, Adam Devine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm will also host the red carpet pre-show of the network's Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen on September 19 at 930p on and on Comedy Central at 945p.  The actual Roast of Charlie Sheen airs at 10p on September 19.