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2010-11 Midseason Television Programming Schedule

A new year means a new TV schedule.

This week, we’ll see a number of familiar faces returning to primetime. On Monday, Brad Womack will play The Bachelor for a second time on ABC. The following day, Paula Abdul will come back to reality television with while Jane Badler will once again be featured in a series titled V.

As you will see from the schedule, Hellcats won’t be the only show airing on a new day. The Defenders will move to Fridays as will . Meanwhile, NBC has shuffled its Thursday night comedy lineup around.

We hope our detailed guide -- with information from the five major networks -- can assist you in the weeks to come. We’ve included the days, times and return/premiere dates for the midseason programs.

(NOTE: This schedule has been updated as of January 27. Don’t be surprised to see changes in the weeks to come.)

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This Week on TV (11/29-12/5)

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MONDAY (11/29)

  • 90210 (CW, 8 P.M.): "Dixon and Annie sign Debbie up for online dating, but she ends up with Ryan during a date." The dating pool in their zip code is surprisingly small.
  • Giuliana & Bill (Style, 10 P.M.): "Giuliana encourages her niece to be a model and the encounter rekindle's Giuliana's desire to become a mom." She never quite understood the whole 'Stage Mom' thing until now.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10 P.M.): "A husband sleeps in his car because his wife's hoarding is so bad that he has no room in the house." The first husband in is the first husband squeezed out.

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Sunday Ratings: NBC Tops Premieres with Football

ABC had Vanessa Williams, FOX had an hour-long Family Guy and CBS had a must-see watermelon mishap – but those three networks were missing one important thing: football. The gridiron action in Miami was hot enough to win both the demos and viewers for NBC.

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TV on DVD: September 28, 2010

Scrubs Season 9 DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Collection 5, Part 1)
  • The Cleveland Show (Season 1)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Season 10)
  • Ellery Queen Mysteries (Complete Series)
  • Legend of the Seeker (Season 2)
  • The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries (Set 2)
  • Midsomer Murders (Set 16)
  • Paranormal State (Season 4)
  • Party Down (Season 2)
  • Rhoda (Volume 1)
  • Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Miniseries)
  • Scrubs (Season 9)
  • Top Gear (Season 13)

Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.

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This Week on TV (9/20-9/26)

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MONDAY (9/20)

Season premieres: Castle, Chase, Chuck, Dancing with the Stars, The Event, Hawaii Five-0, House, How I Met Your Mother, Lone Star, Mike & Molly, Rachael Ray, Rules of Engagement, Two and a Half Men

  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.):  “In the sixth season opener, Ted runs into Cindy (Rachel Bilson), whom he dated briefly—and who is also the roommate of his future wife.” He heard from a little bird (a.k.a. Twitter) that she wasn’t with Hayden Christensen anymore.
  • Chuck (NBC, 8 p.m.):  “Season 4 opens with Chuck engaging in a sweeping quest to find his mother (Linda Hamilton), all while keeping the rogue mission a secret from his sister.” The only clue he has to work with is the fading Polaroid picture John Conner gave him.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9 p.m.):  “In the eighth-season opener, Charlie this it’s time to cut back on his drinking.” His judge He also thinks it would be smart to film a PSA.

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Romance for Jason Sudeikis and Justin Timberlake

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Animation, Comedy, Prime Time, FOX

Justin Timberlake

will soon be “pairing up” with Jason Sudeikis for a project outside of Saturday Night Live.

Next February, the two actors will both voice gay characters in an episode of .

“Terry [voiced by Jason Sudeikis] falls in love with a guy voiced by Justin,” creator Rich Appel revealed. Of course, Timberlake - who has made people laugh with late-night sketches like “Motherlover” - should have no problem tackling this role. “Justin is just hysterical!” Appel added.

The singer also has a few big screen projects heading to theaters this year. Justin can be heard as the voice of Boo-Boo Bear in the movie version of Yogi Bear opening December 17. Meanwhile, - co-starring Jessie Eisenberg - debuts on October 1.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (6/10)

The Cleveland Show

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:


  • The Cleveland Show (FOX) - Season 3
  • Giuliana & Bill (Style) - Season 3
  • Torchwood (Starz) - Season 4 **US cable channel has acquired rights to also air the series**
  • Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney) - Season 4


  • The Life and Times of Tim (HBO)
  • Sherri (Lifetime) - **Sherri Shepherd announced news on Twitter**

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First Look: Kanye West on The Cleveland Show

Kanye West on The Cleveland Show

This time, Kanye West is in on the joke. (I think.)

The rapper who failed to understand a “fish sticks” joke on South Park last year, will now be contributing his own voice to an upcoming episode of The Cleveland Show.

In the broadcast to air on May 2, Kanye (a.k.a Kenny West) gets into a rap battle with Cleveland Brown Jr. Of course, there is a girl (Oscar nominee ) at the center of all of this.

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Sunday Ratings: Undercover Boss Jumps Over the Competition

CBS chose wisely when they picked their post-Super Bowl time slot winner. Outside of the sports competition on NBC, the action during the 9:00 time slot was clearly on CBS. New reality series Undercover Boss had the best viewers and demos of the night.

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Sunday Ratings: CBS Rises Above with Grammys

Pink wasn’t the only one flying high last night. Thanks to its 52nd Annual Grammy Awards coverage, CBS was a little bit out of everyone’s reach.

Pink at the 2010 Grammys8pm

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