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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 09/20/2009

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Strap into your couches! Last Thursday was just the beginning. This week the fall TV season REALLY picks up momentum!

Here's the link for the Weekly Ads.

DVDs (released on Tuesday):

  • Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
  • Observe And Report
  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – Season 2
  • Castle – Season 1
  • Browse the full list of September 22nd DVD releases on Amazon.com.

Music (released on Tuesday):

  • Three Days Grace – Life Starts Now [official site]
  • Five Finger Death Punch – War Is The Answer
  • Browse the full list of September 22nd music releases on Amazon.com.

TV Shows (most info from http://tvlistings.zap2it.com/):

  • Tonight – HBO has the series premiere of Bored To Death @ 9:30pm [trailer], and the season finale of Robot Chicken is on Cartoon Network @ 11:30pm. (Also, the Emmys are on CBS tonight. Not sure if they will show it, but I hear that something "Horrible" happened.)

  • Monday – The 2-hour season premiere of House is on FOX @ 8pm [promo]. The 2-hour season premiere of Heroes is on NBC @ 8pm [promo]. And, finally, the season premiere of Castle is on ABC @ 10pm [promo].
  • Tuesday – The season finale of Warehouse 13 is on Syfy @ 9pm [promo], and ABC has the series premiere of The Forgotten, starring Christian Slater, @ 10pm [promo].

  • Wednesday – The series premiere of Mercy is on NBC @ 8pm [promo], and the season premiere of Criminal Minds is on CBS @ 9pm [promo].

  • Thursday – The series premiere of Flash Forward is on ABC @ 8pm [trailer]. The CW has new episodes of Vampire Diaries @ 8pm [promo] and Supernatural @ 9pm [promo]. FOX has new episodes of Bones @ 8pm [promo] and Fringe @ 9pm [promo]. NBC has new episodes [promos] of SNL Weekend Update Thursday @ 8pm, Parks & Recreation @ 8:30pm, The Office @ 9pm, and Community @ 9:30pm. CBS has a new episode of Survivor: Samoa @ 8pm. (Thursday nights would be frustrating without 2 dual-tuner DVR boxes. Thanks, Comcast!)

  • Friday – The CW has the season premiere of Smallville @ 8pm [promo], and FOX has the season premiere of Dollhouse @ 9pm [promo]. Also, there is a new episode of Wolverine & The X-Men @ 8pm on Nicktoons, and a new episode of Ben 10: Alien Force @ 8:30pm on Cartoon Network.

  • Saturday – nothin'
  • Next Sunday (09/27) – HBO has a new episode of Bored to Death, Showtime has the season premieres of Dexter & Californication, and Cartoon Network/Adult Swim has the series premiere of Titan Maximum from the creators of Robot Chicken.

Events:

Comic Books:

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Blackest Night: Superman #2 and Superman: Secret Origin #1.

BLACKEST NIGHT: SUPERMAN #2 (OF 3) [click to enlarge] SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #1 (OF 6) [click to enlarge]

Movies:

This weekend, Bruce Willis has Surrogates and Dennis Quaid has Pandorum, but if we're lucky, we'll get some Paranormal Activity. For IMDb's list of this weekend's theatrical releases click here.

Surrogates trailer [click here or watch below]

Pandorum trailer [click here or watch below]

Paranormal Activity trailer [click here or watch below]

Closing Thought:

Narnia Portals