This Week on TV – 12/13/09-12/19/09

Welcome to a new week of TV! TV is winding down slowly for the holiday season, but there’s still lots of good stuff on this week. Check it out! Jump with me to view this week’s schedule!

Sunday

Sunday is the season finale of Dexter on Showtime at 9/8c. This should be an exciting, crazy-filled episode, so if you are a fan, don’t miss it!

Tonight is also the 1-hour season premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! at 10/9c.

Finally, tonight is the Christmas special, Santa Baby 2, on ABC Family at 8/7c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Dexter (#412) – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Keeping Up with the Kardashians (#401-60) – E! @ 10/9c (1-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Sports*Football Night in America (#414) – NBC @ 7/6c
  • *Special*Santa Baby 2 – ABC Family @ 8/7c
  • *Sports*Sunday Night Football: Philadelphia Eagles at New York – NBC @ 8:15/7:15c
  • *New*America’s Funniest Home Videos (#2010) – ABC @ 7/6c
  • *New*American Dad (#DAD-417) – FOX @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Brothers (#BTH-110/BTH-112) – FOX @ 7/6c & 7:30/6:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Californication (#312) – Showtime @ 10/9c
  • *New*Cold Case (#710) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Extreme Makeover, Home Edition (#711A/711B) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Family Guy (#FG-711) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Meet the Natives USA (#104-60) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew (#107-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Cleveland Show (#CLE-111) – FOX @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*The Haunted (#104) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Simpsons (#SI-2101) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*Tough Love (#205-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Untamed & Uncut (#220) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c


Monday

Monday is the series premiere of Bank of Hollywood, on E! at 10/9c. Hollywood heavies and media moguls bestow big bucks to make dreams come true. Who’s got what it takes to win ’em over? Hosted by actor & comedian, Bryan Callen, the judges include: President of Wilhelmina Models, Sean Patterson; French American professional poker player, Vanessa Rousso; Author & wife of television icon Aaron Spelling, Candy Spelling; Pussycat Dolls singer, Melody Thornton.

Another premiere tonight is the 2-hour series premiere of The Sing-Off, on NBC at 8/7c. Hosted by Nick Lachey, this 4-night event is judged by Ben Folds, Nicole Scherzinger & Shawn Stockman. The show will feature the country’s top eight a cappella groups performing popular songs in a way that viewers never heard them before. There’s no lip-synching, back-up bands or safety net. They’ll be singing for America’s vote with the winner walking away with the ultimate prize — an Epic Records/Sony Music recording contract.

Tonight is also the fall finale of Lie to Me, on FOX at 9:01/8:01c.

Finally, tonight is the 1-hour special, Jennifer Hudson: I’ll Be Home for Christmas, on ABC at 8/7c.

Joshua Jackson (Fringe, Dawson’s Creek) is one of the guests on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc.

Adam Lambert (American Idol) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Bank of Hollywood (#101) – E! @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*The Sing-Off (#101-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Series Premiere)
  • *Special*Jennifer Hudson: I’ll Be Home for Christmas – ABC @ 8/7c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*Monday Night Football: Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers – ESPN @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Accidentally on Purpose (#111) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Cake Boss (#211) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Chef Academy (#105) – Bravo @ 11/10c
  • *New*CSI: Miami (#811) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Find My Family (#104-60) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*For the Love of Ray J (#207-60) – VH1 @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hoarders (#09/203) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*How I Met Your Mother (#511) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*I Want to Work for Diddy (#207-60) – VH1 @ 10/9c
  • *New*Intervention (#102/803) – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37c
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Lie to Me (#LTM-210) – FOX @ 9:01/8:01c (Fall Finale)
  • *New*Little People, Big World (#616) – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Men of a Certain Age (#102) – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Pawn Star$ (#205/206) – History Channel @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Big Bang Theory (#311) – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*The Closer (#514) – TNT @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Jay Leno Show (#164) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Two and a Half Men (#711) – CBS @ 9/8c

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Tuesday

Tuesday is a night of season premieres on A&E. First up is the premiere of Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal at 9/8c. Following that is the premiere of Paranormal State at 10/9c.

There are 3 specials today. This morning, at 8AM/7AMc, it’s the Nomination Announcement of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC. Then tonight, at 9/8c, it’s the 1-hour Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live special on FOX. Finally, it’s the 1-hour Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2009 special on TBS at 10/9c.

Some big guests on late night TV tonight. Check them out!

Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex In the City) is one of the guests on Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS at 11:35/10:35c.

Zach Braff (Scrubs) & Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol, etc) are two of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc

Tonight is the 1000th episode of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, on CBS at 1:37AM/12:37AMc. Because of that, there are some exciting guests. Some of those are Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars, Gossip Girl), Jason Schwartzman (Bored to Death, Fantastic Mr. Fox) & Jason Segal (How I Met Your Mother) with his puppet Dracula! LOL

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Premiere*Paranormal State (#59/406) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal (#13/207) – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2009 – TBS @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live – FOX @ 9/8c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Nomination Announcement of the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards – NBC @ 8AM/7AMc
  • *New*18 Kids & Counting (#327-30) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Better Off Ted (#202) – ABC @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Britain’s Missing Top Model (#103) – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dirty Jobs (#531) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Full Throttle Saloon (#106) – TruTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ghost Lab (#111) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37c
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*NCIS (#710) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*NCIS: LA (#110) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Outer Space Astronauts (#102/103) – Syfy @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Science: Physics of the Impossible (#104) – Science Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Scrubs (#904) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*So You Think You Can Dance (#DAN-625) – FOX @ 8/7c (1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Styl’d (#106-60) – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Tabatha’s Salon Takeover (#207) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Table for 12 (#212) – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Teen Mom (#102-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Bad Girls Club (#403) – Oxygen @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Good Wife (#110) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Jay Leno Show (#165) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Little Couple (#209) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Sing-Off (#102-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c


Wednesday

Wednesday is a night of season finales. First up, at 8/7c, it’s the 2-hour finale of So You Think You Can Dance on FOX. Then at 9/8c, it’s the season finales of Ghost Hunters on Syfy. Following that, at 10/9c, it’s the finale of Ghost Hunters Academy, also on Syfy, Man v. Food on the Travel Channel and Nip/Tuck on FX.

There are 2 specials tonight, as well. First, it’s the 1-hour ‘Watch What Happens’ Reunion of Top Chef, on Bravo at 9/8c. There’s also a 1-hour The Real World/Road Rules Challenge reunion special, on MTV at 10/9c.

Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

Kris Allen (American Idol) is one of the guests on Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS at 11:35/10:35c.

Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex in the City) is one of the guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on NBC at 12:37AM/11:37c.

Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine, The Wanda Sykes Show) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Ghost Hunters (#525-60) – Syfy @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*Ghost Hunters Academy (#106-60) – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Man v. Food (#220-30) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*Nip/Tuck (#610) – FX @ 10/9c
  • *Season Finale*So You Think You Can Dance (#DAN-625A) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Finale)
  • *Special*Top Chef – Bravo @ 9/8c (1-Hour ‘Watch What Happens Reunion’)
  • *Special*The Real World/Road Rules Challenge (#1811-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura (#103) – TruTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Criminal Minds (#511) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*CSI: NY (#611) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dog the Bounty Hunter (#149/531 & 150/532) – A&E @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Eastwick – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Friday Night Lights (#407) – DirecTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Gary Unmarried (#212) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37c
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Launch My Line (#103) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*Mythbusters (#136/723) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Steven Seagal Lawman (#10/110 & 12/112) – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Jay Leno Show (#166) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The New Adventures of Old Christine (#511) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Sing-Off (#103-120) – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (#236/237) – TBS @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes)


Thursday

Thursday is the season finale of Watch What Happens: Live on Bravo at 11:59/10:59c.

Tonight is also the 2-hour Saturday Night Live: A Very Gilly Christmas special, on NBC at 8/7c.

Allison Iraheta (American Idol) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on ABC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

John Krasinski (The Office) is one of the guests on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, on NBC at 11:35/10:35c.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Watch What Happens: Live (#122) – Bravo @ 11:59/10:59c
  • *Special*Saturday Night Live: A Very Gilly Christmas – NBC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Special)
  • *New*American Chopper (#153/620) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*CSI (#1010) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jersey Shore (#104-60) – MTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37c
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Science of the Movies (#205) – Science Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Survivor (#1914-60) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Jay Leno Show (#167) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Mentalist (#207) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Orange County (#506) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Very Funny Show (#106) – TBS @ 11:59/10:59c


Friday

Friday is the season finale of Crash, on Starz at 10/9c.

John Krasinski (The Office) is one of the guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, on NBC at 1:36AM/12:36AMc.

Tonight’s guests on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, on BBC America at 9/8c, include Jenson Button & Andre Agassi.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Crash (#213) – Starz @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dollhouse (#DOL-209/210) – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (#1714) – BBC America @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Adventures (#216-60) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – NBC @ 1:36AM/12:36AMc
  • *New*Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37c
  • *New*Late Show with David Letterman – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Sanctuary (#210) – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *New*Say Yes To the Dress (#418/419) – TLC @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Supernanny (#608) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Jay Leno Show (#168) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson – CBS @ 1:37AM/12:37AMc
  • *New*The Soup – E! @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien – NBC @ 11:35/10:35c


Saturday

Saturday is a new episode of Ghost Intervention on TLC at 9/8c, followed by the season finale at 10/9c.

There are 2 specials tonight. First up is the 80-minute Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars special on BBC America at 9/8c. Following that is the 10-minute Doctor Who: Inside Look special, also on BBC America.

Tonight’s Saturday Night Live, on NBC at 11:29/10:29c, is hosted by James Franco (Spider-Man, General Hospital) with Muse as the musical guest.

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Ghost Intervention (#103/104) – TLC @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Special*Doctor Who: Inside Look – BBC America @ 10:20/9:20c (10-Minute Special)
  • *Special*Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars – BBC America @ 9/8c (80-Minute Special)
  • *New*Head Games (#109) – Science Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#3508) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*The Wanda Sykes Show (#WAN-107) – FOX @ 11/10c

That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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