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Sunday, June 7, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 06/07/2009

Here's the link for the Weekly Ads.

DVDs (released on Tuesday):

  • Gran Torino
  • The International
  • Reaper Season Two
  • Browse the full list of June 9th DVD releases on Amazon.com.

Music (released on Tuesday):

  • Placebo – Battle for the Sun (Check out the video for their newest single "For What It's Worth" [click here or watch below])
  • Browse the full list of June 9th music releases on Amazon.com.

Placebo - For What It's Worth from Placebo on Vimeo.

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

I switched from TVGuide.com to Zap2It.com for TV Listings this morning. Although I could take TV Guide arbitrarily choosing not to list some channels, when they chose to omit The CW from their listings, that was the last straw.

  • Tonight – HBO is airing the final 3 episodes of True Blood season 1 starting @ 8pm (promo) in preparation for next week's season 2 premiere.

  • Monday – nothin'
  • Tuesday – FOX has a new episode of Mental @ 9pm.
  • Wednesday – There is a new episode of The Unusuals on ABC @ 10pm.
  • Thursday – nothin'
  • Friday – Cartoon Network has new episodes of The Secret Saturdays @ 8pm and Batman: The Brave & The Bold @ 8:30pm. Nicktoons has a new episode of Wolverine & The X-Men @ 8pm.
  • Saturday – CBS has a new episode of Harper's Island @ 9pm (promo).

  • Next Sunday (06/14) – The second season premiere of True Blood is on HBO @ 9pm.

'Sam' poster for True Blood season 2 [click to see more on horrormovies.ca]

Events:

Comic Books:

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Action Comics #878, Batman #687, The Flash: Rebirth #3, Green Lantern Corps #37, and Red Robin #1.

BATMAN #687 [click to enlarge] THE FLASH: REBIRTH #3 (OF 6) [click to enlarge]

Movies:

This weekend, Tony Scott has an action-packed movie (remake) for us starring Denzel Washington & John Travolta – The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3. For the full list of this weekend's theatrical releases click here.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 trailer [click here or watch below]

Closing Thought:

Pearls Before Swine [click to enlarge]