This Week on TV – 2/24/08-2/30/08

Welcome to a new week for This Week on TV and the last week of February! Doesn’t seem possible, does it? But it does put us 1 week closer to having our favorites back with new episodes! Yay! I’m glad the writers got most of the stuff they wanted out of the strike but I’m also REALLY glad it’s over! lol So let’s see what’s on this week! Jump with me to see this week’s schedule!

Sunday


Sunday is the The 80th Annual Academy Awards on ABC at 9/8c. If you feel like adding on more time to the already 3 hour show, you can watch the 1-hour Barbara Walters Oscar Special starting at 7/6c (featuring interviews with Ellen Page, Harrison Ford, Vanessa Williams and Miley Cyrus!) followed by the 30-minute Oscar’s Red Carpet 2008 at 8/7c. Make it an Oscars night!

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Finale*CW Now – CW @ 7/6c
  • *Special*Barbara Walters Oscar Special – ABC @ 7/6c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Oscar’s Red Carpet 2008 – ABC @ 8/7c (30-Minute Special)
  • *Special*The 80th Annual Academy Awards – ABC @ 9/8c (3-Hour Special)
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Breaking Bad – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*My Fair Brady… Maybe Baby? – VH1 @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Rock of Love with Bret Michaels – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Russell Simmons Presents: Def Comedy Jam – HBO @ 10/9c
  • *New*Scott Baio is 46… and Pregnant – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Girls Next Door – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The L Word – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Wire – HBO @ 9/8c


Monday


Monday is the 3-hour tv movie of A Raisin in the Sun on ABC starting at 8/7c. It stars Audra McDonald (Naomi Bennett on Private Practice), John Stamos, Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show) & Sean Combs. A widow, her son and other members of a black family have different ideas on how to spend a $10,000 life-insurance check. Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*Top Gear – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *Special*A Raisin in the Sun – ABC @ 8/7c (3-Hour Special)
  • *New*Celebrity Expose – My Network TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Deal or No Deal – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Flavor of Love – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*In Treatment – HBO @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Jon & Kate Plus 8 – TLC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Kyle XY – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Making the Band – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Medium – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*My Dad is Better Than Your Dad – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Paradise Hotel – My Network TV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Paranormal State – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Moment of Truth – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*The New Adventures of Old Christine – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*The Salt n Pepa Show – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Welcome to the Captain – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Wildfire – ABC Family @ 9/8c


Tuesday


Tuesday is the series premiere of Quarterlife on NBC at 10/9c. This is the first network-quality series that was produced first for the Internet. The show takes on the crucial years between 20 and 30 when so many of life’s important decisions are made and tells the ongoing stories of six creative people in their twenties. There has been a lot of hype Before that, catch a preview of the show on MTV at 4:30/3:30c!

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Parking Wars – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Series Premiere*Quarterlife – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Quarterlife: Series Preview – MTV @ 4:30/3:30c (30-Minute Special)
  • *New*10 Items or Less – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*According to Jim – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*American Idol – FOX @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Back to You – FOX @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Carpoolers – ABC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Dirty Jobs – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*In Treatment – HBO @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Jail – My Network TV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jericho – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Just For Laughs – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*LA Ink – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Last Restaurant Standing – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Life of Ryan – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Millionaire Matchmaker – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*One Tree Hill – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rob & Big – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Street Patrol – My Network TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Bad Girls Club – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Biggest Loser – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)


Wednesday


Wednesday is a new Men In Trees on ABC at 10/9c, FINALLY back from hiatus! It’s been far too long! Tune in to see how Jack fares stranded in the raft and see how Marin reacts to the news of his being MIA!

Also on tonight:

  • *New*American Idol – FOX @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*America’s Next Top Model – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Back to You – FOX @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Big Brother – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Deal or No Deal – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Head Case – Starz @ 10/9c
  • *New*Hollywood Residential – Starz @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*In Treatment – HBO @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Law & Order – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Men in Trees – ABC @ 10/9c (New Time Slot!)
  • *New*Project Runway – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Reno 911 – Comedy Central @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Smash Lab – Discovery @ 10/9c
  • *New*Supernanny – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Real World/Road Rules Challenge – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Whacked Out Videos – My Network TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Wife Swap – ABC @ 8/7c


Thursday


Thursday is the season finale of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew on VH1 @ 10/9c. Dr. Drew challenges the patients to test their inner strength and knowledge by going on a group retreat.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Chopper – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*American Idol – FOX @ 8/7c (Special Night)
  • *New*Don’t Forget the Lyrics – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Eli Stone – ABC @ 10:02/9:02c
  • *New*In Treatment – HBO @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Lipstick Jungle – NBC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*Lost – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Make Me a Supermodel – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares – BBC America @ 8/7c (Original British Version Not US Version)
  • *New*Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Survivor – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Celebrity Apprentice – NBC @ 9/8c


Friday


Friday is the series premiere of Your Mama Don’t Dance on Lifetime at 9/8c. Hosted by Ian Ziering (Beverly Hills 90210 & Dancing with the Stars), it teams young professional dancers with one of their parents as they compete for $100,000 in cash and prizes.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*My Big Redneck Wedding – CMT @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Your Mama Don’t Dance – Lifetime @ 9/8c
  • *Special*The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*10 Years Younger – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*About a Girl – The N @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Amne$ia – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Degrassi – The N @ 8/7c
  • *New*Gone Country – CMT @ 8/7c
  • *New*In Treatment – HBO @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Real Time with Bill Maher – HBO @ 11/10c
  • *New*Stargate: Atlantis – SciFi @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*What Not To Wear – TLC @ 9/8c

Have a great week everyone! Enjoy all the great new TV!

— Jenny
http://www.thetvaddict.com
http://www.spoilerfix.com

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