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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 04/12/2009

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DVDs (released on Tuesday):

  • The Spirit
  • Splinter (starring Jill Wagner from Blade: The Series)

Music (released on Tuesday):

  • nothing noteworthy

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

The season finales of Life and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles were excellent! I hope both are back next season. Life definitely ended with less of a cliffhanger, though. I also enjoyed the new shows that I tried, so they're staying on my schedule.

  • Monday – There are new episodes of House @ 8pm (promo) on FOX, Chuck @ 8pm (promo) on NBC, Heroes @ 9pm (promo) on NBC, Rules of Engagement @ 9:30pm on CBS, and Castle @ 10pm on ABC.

House - Jennifer Morrison (aka 'Dr. Allison Cameron') [click to enlarge] [click for additional pictures for this week's episode of Heroes "1961"]

  • Tuesday – There are new episodes of Reaper @ 8pm (promo) on the CW and Fringe @ 9pm (promo) on FOX.

Fringe - Kirk Acevedo (aka 'Charlie Francis') [click to enlarge] Bones - TJ Thyne (aka 'Dr. Jack Hodgins') [click to enlarge]

  • Wednesday – ABC has new episodes of [scrubs] @ 8pm, Better Off Ted @ 8:30pm, LOST @ 9pm (promo), and The Unusuals @ 10pm. FOX has a new episode of Bones @ 8pm in addition to the new episode on Thursday.
  • Thursday – There is a new episode of Bones @ 8pm on FOX and CBS has new episodes of Survivor: Tocantins @ 8pm and Harper's Island @ 10pm. NBC has new episodes of My Name Is Earl @ 8pm, Parks & Recreation @ 8:30pm, and The Office @ 9pm.
  • Friday – Cartoon Network also has a new episode of The Secret Saturdays @ 8pm. FOX has an encore of the fall finale of Prison Break @ 8pm followed by a brand new episode @ 9pm (new promo, newer promo). Dollhouse will be back at it's regular time next week with a new episode (promo).
  • Saturday – Cartoon Network has a new episode of Transformers Animated @ 8am.

Events:

Comic Books:

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Action Comics #876, Green Lantern Corps #35, Oracle: The Cure #2 (a "Battle for the Cowl" tie-in), and Vigilante #5 ("Deathtrap" part 2).

ORACLE: THE CURE #2 (OF 3) [click to enlarge] VIGILANTE #5 [click to enlarge]

Movies:

This weekend, Crank 2: High Voltage – Is it really necessary for me to say more than "Jason Statham is in this movie"? Ok, what if I tell you that Amy Smart is also back, does that give you a little extra incentive (not that you should have needed it)? For the full list of this week's theatrical releases, click here.

Crank 2: High Voltage theatrical trailer

Crank 2: High Voltage red-band trailer

Closing Thought:

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