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August 14th, 2010

Summer TV Shows: August 15 – 21, 2010

NEW Summer TV Series Premieres and Season Premieres for August 15-21, 2010

melissa and joeyIn new TV series premiering this coming week we find that Joey Lawrence and Melissa Joan Hart are back in a new ABC Family original comedy titled “Melissa & Joey” and it’s a race to see which food delivery trucks are the best in the business. All-in-all there are eleven new TV series premiering this week along with 7 returning popular TV programs such as “Weeds” and “Pitchmen.”

 

 

 Sunday, August 15, 2010

10:00pm ET

My Boys (TBS, Season Premiere)

“The NTO” – PJ fears the passion in her relationship has fizzled; the guys keep secrets from one another.

The Great Food Truck Race (Food, Series Premiere)

“Let’s Get Rolling” – The journey for the 7 best Food Trucks starts in Southern, CA.

Monday, August 16, 2010

10:00pm ET

Hardcore Pawn (TRUTV, Season Premiere)

An angry customer threatens Les; Ashley & Seth place a wager on a stripper pole; Les unleashes his rage.

weeds_5 10:05pm ET

Weeds (SHO-E, Season Premiere)

“Thwack” – Nancy flees in the aftermath of Pilar’s murder; Andy is torn about leaving.

10:30pm ET

The Big C (SHO-E, Series Premiere)

“Pilot Show” – After being diagnosed with melanoma, a woman tries to juggle the demands of her life.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

8:00pm ET

Melissa & Joey (ABC Family, Series Premiere)

A politician seeks help in raising her niece and nephew. Melissa Joan Hart & Joey Lawrence.

10:00pm ET

Big Lake (Comedy Central, Series Premiere)

“Josh Comes Home” – Josh finds himself crashing on his parent’s couch after crashing Wall Street and losing his father’s retirement fund.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

9:00pm ET

LA Ink: Fresh Ink (TLC, Series Premiere)

“Welcome Home Kat” – Kat is back in LA and opening her own tattoo shop.

surviving-the-cut-about-the-show 10:00pm ET

Surviving the Cut (Discovery, Series Premiere)

“Ranger School” – US Army Ranger School replicates the nonstop stress of war to forge elite combat leaders.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

9:00pm ET

Pitchmen (Discovery, Season Premiere)

“Passing the Torch” – A former marine believes he can revolutionize the flashlight.

10:00pm ET

Blog Cabin (DIY, Season Premiere)

You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It! This truly interactive series asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real cabin getaway.

You’re Wearing That?!? (WE, Series Premiere)

“Christine & Kimberly Locke” – Daughter Kimberly Locke struggles to express herself through fashion.

11:00pm ET

WCG Ultimate Gamer (Syfy, Season Premiere)

“Coming Out Swinging” – 12 gamers move into the loft and face off in a high fighting challenge for Tekken 6.

Friday, August 20, 2010

10:00pm ET

kids in the hall grim reaper The Kids in the Hall (IFC, Series Premiere)

“Death Checks In” – Shortly after the arrival of the Grim Reaper to Shuckton, Ontario on a Greyhound bus, everyone in the small town is implicated when one of its most distinguished citizens is found murdered. “Death Comes to Town,” is an original scripted series of eight 30-minute episodes marking the return of the audacious comedy troupe “The Kids in the Hall” to U.S. television for the first time since their cult series ended in the mid-1990s.

Left at the Altar (TLC, Series Premiere)

Stories reveal instances of brides & grooms abandoned on their wedding day.

Twisted (ID, Season Premiere)

“Jeffrey Dahmer” – A look into why Jeffrey Dahmer raped, murdered and ate parts of 17 victims.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

8:00pm ET

Garbage Moguls (National Geographic, Series Premiere)

“Pet Project” – The young mavericks of TerraCycle make clever products out of everything from chip bags to toothbrushes.

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[Sources are embedded in TV show titles]

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