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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 03/22/2009

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DVDs (released on Tuesday):

  • Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter (preview below)
  • Quantum of Solace
  • The Venture Bros. – Season Three

Music (released on Tuesday):

  • Blue October – "Approaching Normal"
  • Mastodon – "Crack the Skye"

TV Shows (most info from http://tvguide.com/listings):

  • Tonight – There is a new episode of Eastbound & Down on HBO @ 10:30pm. (As intriguing as the commercials for the Dennis Rodman meltdown may seem, I won't be following Celebrity Apprentice any longer since Tom Green got fired last week.)
  • Monday – There are new episodes of Chuck @ 8pm on NBC, Heroes @ 9pm (promo) on NBC, Rules of Engagement @ 9:30pm on CBS, and Castle @ 10pm on ABC.
  • Tuesday – There is a new episode of Reaper on the CW @ 8pm (promo), and there is a new episode of Ben 10: Alien Force on Cartoon Network @ 8pm (which will also rerun on Friday @ 8pm).
  • Wednesday – ABC has new episodes of [scrubs] @ 8pm, Better Off Ted @ 8:30pm, and LOST @ 9pm. CBS has a new episode, or rather a highlights/clips episode, of Survivor: Tocantins @ 8pm and a new episode of Criminal Minds @ 9pm. NBC has a new episode of Life @ 9pm. Additionally, Cartoon Network has another new episode of Ben 10: Alien Force @ 8pm (which will rerun Friday @ 8:30pm)
  • Thursday – There are new episodes of Smallville @ 8pm (promo below) on the CW, My Name Is Earl @ 8pm on NBC, Supernatural @ 9pm (promo) on the CW, and The Office @ 9pm on NBC.

'Zatanna' from Smallville - click for more pics from the upcoming episode titled "Hex"

  • Friday – Fox has new episodes of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (8pm - promo) and Dollhouse (9pm - promo). Cartoon Network is re-airing Tuesday's and Wednesday's new episodes of Ben 10: Alien Force @ 8pm and 8:30, respectively, followed by the 60-minute season finale @ 9pm.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Garret Dillahunt (aka 'Cromartie') [click to enlarge] click for more pics from the upcoming episode of Dollhouse titled "Echoes"

  • Saturday – Cartoon Network has a new episode of Transformers Animated @ 8am.

Events:

Comic Books:

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Batman: Battle for the Cowl – Commissioner Gordon, Justice League of America #31, and Superman #686.

BATMAN: BATTLE FOR THE COWL – COMMISSIONER GORDON [click to enlarge] JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #31 [click to enlarge] Superman #686 [click to enlarge]

Movies:

If you've got the kids this weekend (or can borrow one), then check out Monsters vs. Aliens. If you can pawn the kids off on someone else (or your comfortable leaving them in the car with the window cracked), then check out The Haunting In Connecticut. For the full list of this week's theatrical releases, click here.

Monsters vs. Aliens trailer

The Haunting in Connecticut trailer

Closing Thought:

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