This Week on TV – 1/11/09-1/17/09

Welcome to a new week of TV! So much great TV the past week! Even more this week, so let’s get to it! Jump with me to see this week’s schedule!

Sunday

Sunday is the series premiere of Tool Academy on VH1 at 10/9c. The Tool Academy is dedicated to taking the most arrogant, dishonest, thoughtless and unfaithful boyfriends and transforming them into husband material. Under the watchful eye of our host, Jordan Murphy and couple’s therapist Trina Dolenz, they will live together and train together in hopes of reforming themselves and becoming better men.

Tonight is also the 2-hour season premiere of 24 on FOX at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Tool Academy (#101-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*24 (TWF-701/702) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Special*2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special – NBC @ 7/6c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*66th Annual Golden Globe Awards – NBC @ 8/7c (3-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Battlestar Galactica: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know – SciFi @ 11/10c
  • *New*America’s Funniest Home Videos (#1911) – ABC @ 7/6c
  • *New*Brothers & Sisters (#312) – ABC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*Cold Case (#613) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Confessions of a Teen Idol (#102-60) – VH1 @ 8/7c
  • *New*Desperate Housewives (#512) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Extreme Makeover Home Edition (#612) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Rock of Love with Bret Michaels (#302-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Unit (#413) – CBS @ 10/9c


Monday

Monday is the season finale of Real Chance of Love on VH1 at 9/8c.

Tonight is also the season premiere of Kyle XY on ABC Family at 9/8c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Real Chance of Love (#112-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Kyle XY (#301) – ABC Family @ 9/8c
  • *New*24 (#TWF-703/704) – FOX @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Bromance (#103-60) – MTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*CSI: Miami (#712) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Daddy’s Girls (#102-30) – MTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Destroyed in Seconds (#116) – Discovery @ 8/7c
  • *New*DietTribe (#102) – Lifetime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Gossip Girl (#215) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*How I Met Your Mother (#412) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Intervention (#??/6??) – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jon & Kate Plus 8 (#429) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Momma’s Boys (#105-60) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*One Tree Hill (#614) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Rita Rocks (#114) – Lifetime @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Superstars of Dance (#103-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Bachelor (#1302-120) – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Big Bang Theory (#212) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The City (#104-30) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Secret Life of the American Teenager (#113) – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *New*Top Gear (#1105) – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *New*True Beauty (#102) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Two and a Half Men (#612) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Worst Week (#112) – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c


Tuesday

Tuesday is the 2-hour season premiere of American Idol on FOX at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*American Idol (#ID-801/802) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*10 Items or Less (#302) – TBS @ 11/10c
  • *New*90210 (#113) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*A Shot at Love (#306-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dirty Jobs (#513) – Discovery @ 9/8c
  • *New*Homeland Security USA (#102) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Law & Order: SVU (#10-12) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Leverage (#107) – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force (#11/04) – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*NCIS (#613) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Nip/Tuck (#516) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Privileged (#113) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Scrubs (#803/804) – ABC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Bad Girls Club (#306) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Biggest Loser: Couples (#702-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Mentalist (#112) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Orange County (#408) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Without a Trace (#713) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Wreckreation Nation (#102) – Discovery @ 10/9c


Wednesday

Wednesday is the season finale of Friday Night Lights on DirecTV at 9/8c. If you aren’t a DirecTV customer, check out NBC this Friday for this season’s episodes beginning on network TV!

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Friday Night Lights (#313) – DirecTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*13: Fear Is Real (#102) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*American Idol (#ID-803/804) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Criminal Minds (#412) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*CSI: NY (#512) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Damages (#202) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *New*Gary Unmarried (#112) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Ghost Hunters International (#116-60) – SciFi @ 9/8c
  • *New*Knight Rider (KR-1??) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Law & Order (#19-09) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The New Adventures of Old Christine (#413) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Real World (#2102-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Top Chef (#508) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (#103/104) – TBS @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)


Thursday

Thursday is the series premiere of Saw for Hire on TLC at 9/8c with a 2nd new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

Tonight is also the series premiere of The Beast on A&E at 10/9c. Starring Patrick Swayze and Travis Fimmel, it centers on an unorthodox but effective FBI veteran, Charles Barker (Swayze), who takes on a rookie partner, Ellis Dove (Fimmel), to train in his hard-edged and psychologically clever style of agenting.

Also tonight is the series premiere of Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House on VH1 at 10/9c. At the end of the first season of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, each cast member was given the opportunity to spend three months living in a sober house as they transitioned from a rehab facility to the real world and many of them quietly took advantage of the opportunity. The cast from season two are also being given that same opportunity … and this time it will be filmed.

Finally, tonight is the 90-minute season premiere of Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew on MTV at 10/9c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Celebrity Rehab Presents: Sober House (#101-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Saw for Hire (#101/#102) – TLC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*The Beast (#101) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew (#301-90) – MTV @ 10/9c (90-Minute Season Premiere)
  • *New*30 Rock (#308) – NBC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*CSI (#910) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dragons’ Den (#402) – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *New*Eleventh Hour (#110) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*ER (#1512) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Grey’s Anatomy (#512) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*How Stuff Works (#107) – Discovery @ 8/7c
  • *New*Kath & Kim (#KK-1??) – NBC @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Kitchen Nightmares (#KN-118) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*LA Ink (#212) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*My Name is Earl (#415) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Private Practice (#212) – ABC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*Smallville (#3T7461) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Snapped (#702) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*Supernatural (#3T7511) – CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*The First 48 (#119/801 & #121/803) – A&E @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Office (#512) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Principal’s Office (#203/204) – TruTV @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Ugly Betty (#312) – ABC @ 8/7c


Friday

Friday is the network premiere of Friday Night Lights on NBC at 9/8c. This is the season that just finished airing Wednesday on DirecTV.

The winter premiere of Battlestar Galactica is tonight on SciFi at 10/9c as well.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*Friday Night Lights (#301) – NBC @ 9/8c (Network Premiere)
  • *New*Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? (#AYS-239) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Battlestar Galactica (#413) – SciFi @ 10/9c
  • *New*Don’t Forget the Lyrics! (#LYR-208) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Everybody Hates Chris (#078) – CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Flashpoint (#111) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Whisperer (#412) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Howie Do It (#103-30/104-30) – NBC @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Miss America: Countdown to the Crown (#203) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Monk (#711) – USA @ 9/8c
  • *New*Numb3rs (#512) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Psych (#311) – USA @ 10/9c
  • *New*Real Simple. Real Life. (#112) – TLC @ 7/6c
  • *New*Star Wars: The Clone Wars (#113) – Cartoon Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Game (#40596-054) – CW @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*What Not To Wear (#219) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Wife Swap (#510) – ABC @ 8/7c


Saturday

Saturday is a new episode of Crusoe on NBC at 8/7c along with several other shows. Nothing major or exciting.

Also on tonight:

  • *New*50 Cent: The Money and the Power (#109-60) – MTV @ 1AM/12AMc
  • *New*Cribs (#C102) – CMT @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Crusoe (#111) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Game Show In My Head (#105/106) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Legend of the Seeker (#109) – Syndication so check your local schedule
  • *New*My Big Redneck Wedding (#302-30) – CMT @ 9/8c
  • *New*My First Home (#305/306) – TLC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)

That’s it! Hope you all have a great week! Enjoy all the great new episodes & premieres!

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

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3 Responses to This Week on TV – 1/11/09-1/17/09

  1. Haley says:

    Oh dear. Can’t WAIT for this week !!!!

    I mean… my beloved 24, American Idol, HIMYM, The Bachelor, etc… too much awesomeness <3

  2. Andrew says:

    Anyone have any idea when they’re showing the last Eli Stone’s and Pushing Daisies? I’m not watching ABC without them so I won’t see any promos and don’t want to miss ’em!

  3. Jenny says:

    No one knows yet, Andrew. At least, not that I can remember hearing. I’ll post something if I hear!