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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 08/09/2009

Here's the link for the Weekly Ads.

DVDs (released on Tuesday):

  • I Love You, Man
  • Super Friends: The Lost Episodes
  • Browse the full list of August 11th DVD releases on Amazon.com.

Music (released on Tuesday):

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

  • Tonight – HBO has new episodes of True Blood @ 9pm [promo] and Hung @ 10pm, and there is a new episode of Robot Chicken @ 11:30pm on Cartoon Network.

  • Monday – nothin'
  • Tuesday – There is a new episode of Warehouse 13 @ 9pm [promo] on Syfy, and two new episodes of Better Off Ted @ 9pm on ABC.

  • Wednesday – nothin'
  • Thursday – nothin'
  • Friday – There is a new episode of Wolverine & The X-Men @ 8pm on Nicktoons, and FOX has the two-hour season finale of Mental starting @ 8pm.
  • Saturday – nothin'
  • Next Sunday (08/16) – There will be brand new episodes of Merlin (2 total & at a new time) True Blood, Hung, and Robot Chicken. See the updated schedule for Merlin at http://www.merlinsite.com/.

Events:

Comic Books:

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Action Comics #680 (part 2 of "Codename Patriot"), Adventure Comics #1, Blackest Night #2, Blackest Night: Batman #1, and Green Lantern Corp #39.

ACTION COMICS #880 [click to enlarge] ADVENTURE COMICS #1 [click to enlarge] BLACKEST NIGHT #2 (OF 8) [click to enlarge] GREEN LANTERN CORPS #39 [click to enlarge]

Movies:

This weekend, most of your needs should be met. Need a good date movie? Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams have you covered. Want some great science fiction? Peter Jackson and Neill Blomkamp have you covered. Just need to get away and laugh your ass off? Well, Jeremy Piven and the gang have you covered. For the full list of this weekend's theatrical releases click here.

The Time Traveler's Wife trailer [click here or watch below]

District 9 trailer [click here or watch below]

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard trailer [click here or watch below]

Closing Thought:

Pearls Before Swine webcomic - "journal entry" [click to enlarge & visit the site]