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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Weekly Couch Potato News for 12/06/2009

Storm Trooper couch potatoes [click to enlarge]

Here's the link for the Weekly Ads.

DVDs (released on Tuesday): LOST: The Complete Fifth Season [details @ IGN.com]

  • LOST: The Complete Fifth Season
  • Public Enemies
  • Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince
  • Browse the full list of December 8th DVD releases on Amazon.com.

Music (released on Tuesday):

  • 30 Seconds To Mars: This Is War
  • Browse the full list of December 8th music releases on Amazon.com.

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

  • Tonight – Showtime has new episodes of Dexter @ 9pm [promo] and Californication @ 10pm. Syfy begins part 1 of its two-night Alice event tonight @ 9pm [promo] (which will be repeated tomorrow at 7pm prior to part 2). HBO has the Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction stand-up special @ 9pm. Cartoon Network/Adult Swim has new episodes of Robot Chicken @ 11:45pm, The Venture Brothers @ midnight, and Metalocalypse @ 12:30am.

  • Monday – Syfy has the conclusion of Alice beginning @ 9pm, and ABC has the last new episode of Castle for 2009 beginning @ 10pm.
  • Tuesday – ABC has a new episode of Scrubs @ 9pm followed by the season premiere of Better Off Ted @ 9:30pm. Additionally, if you missed it, ABC is rerunning the pilot episode of the forgotten, starring Christian Slater, @ 10pm.
  • Wednesday – NBC has a new episode of Mercy @ 8pm, and CBS has a new episode of Criminal Minds @ 9pm [promo]. (I hope the cable guide gets straightened out before Wednesday. Right now, Comcast shows some other programming for NBC in the 8pm hour and Mercy airing @ 3am Thursday morning.)
  • Thursday – CBS has a new episode of Survivor: Samoa @ 8pm. NBC has new episodes of Community @ 8pm, Parks & Recreation @ 8:30pm, and The Office @ 9pm. FOX has new episodes of Bones @ 8pm [promo] and Fringe @ 9pm [promo].

  • Friday – FOX has two new episodes of Dollhouse starting @ 8pm. Cartoon Network has new episodes of Batman: The Brave & The Bold @ 7:30pm and Ben 10: Alien Force @ 8:30pm. Syfy has a new episode of Sanctuary @ 10pm.
  • Saturday – Cartoon Network has a new episode of The Secret Saturdays @ 9pm.
  • Next Sunday (12/13) – Showtime has new episodes Dexter & Californication. Cartoon Network/Adult Swim has new episodes of The Venture Brothers and Metalocalypse.

Events:

Comic Books (released on Wednesday):

Here is this week's list of new comics, including Adventure Comics #5 (a Blackest Night tie-in), Booster Gold #27 (a Blackest Night tie-in), Doom Patrol #5 (a Blackest Night tie-in), R.E.B.E.L.S. #11 (a Blackest Night tie-in), and Secret Six #16.

ADVENTURE COMICS #5 [click to enlarge] BOOSTER GOLD #27 [click to enlarge] DOOM PATROL #5 [click to enlarge] R.E.B.E.L.S. #11 [click to enlarge] SECRET SIX #16 [click to enlarge]

Movies (in theaters beginning Friday):

Laugh or cry, it's pretty much your choice this coming weekend. If you prefer to laugh with your kids, check out Disney's The Princess and The Frog. If you prefer to laugh without your kids, check out Broken Lizard's Slammin' Salmon. If you need a good cry, check out Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones. For the full list of this coming weekend's releases, click here.

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG theatrical trailer 2 [click here or watch below]

THE SLAMMIN' SALMON theatrical trailer [click here or watch below]

THE LOVELY BONES tv spot [click here or watch below]

Closing Thought:

Pearls Before Swine - "Success!" [click to enlarge]