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On TV this week, June 15-19

On TV this week


SEASON FINALE Greek, 8 p.m., ABC Family Casey almost falls down a manhole and Frannie files a complaint about homecoming float sabotage. Related? Possibly.

SERIES PREMIERE Joe Buck Live, 9 p.m., HBO Nobody can replace Bob Costas, but Joe Buck will at least let us forget about him for a while.

Nurse Jackie, 10:30 p.m., Showtime Jackie accidentally drugs her boss when she tries to drug a patient that hit her. That's the excuse we'll use.


CMT Music Awards 2009, 8 p.m., CMT Gee, do you think Sugarland, Taylor Swift or Brad Paisley might win something? They're going to perform, at least, along with Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts.

SERIES PREMIERE Wedding Day, 8 p.m., TNT Wow, people who are nice and like each other and need a little help with their wedding get it. This show will never last.

SERIES PREMIERE HawthoRNe, 9 p.m., TNT Jada Pinkett Smith couldn't let Edie Falco have all the fun on Nurse Jackie, so here's another nurse show.


SERIES PREMIERE The Othersiders, 8 p.m., Cartoon Because there's not enough shows about haunted houses or live-action shows on TV, now they're sticking 'em on Cartoon Network. What the ... ?

SERIES PREMIERE Survive This, 8:30 p.m., Cartoon Just like the above, but a Survivor-style reality show with kids. Soon there will just be one network called TeeVee, with nothing but haunted-house reality shows.

SEASON FINALE The Unusuals, 10 p.m., ABC Someone breaks into a couple's home to film a porno movie. We wonder how they found out ... after a trip to the video store, perhaps?


NHL Awards, 7:30 p.m., Versus New trophy this year: Player who actually made 90 percent of Americans say to themselves, "Oh, right, hockey season is over now."

Ultimate Factories, 8 p.m., NatGeo Wow, the Caterpillar 797B is a two-story dump truck with 14-foot-high, 5-ton tires and a 42,000-pound diesel engine. Just the thing to deal with ever-rising gas prices.

Raising Sextuplets, 10 p.m., WEtv The family plans to expand their house, but Jenny wants to save the old tree in the front yard. Why not just put the kids in it? You only have to worry about boughs breaking.


Surviving Suburbia, 8 p.m., ABC Anne gets all hot over Steve's obsession with a new gun Onno gives them. How many dysfunctions is that?

The Chopping Block, 8 p.m., NBC The teams have to prepare dishes using aphrodisiacs. Why does that sound like the opening to an adult movie?

Scorsese on Scorsese, 10 p.m., TCM Martin Scorsese talks about his favorite subject: himself. The proof? The original interview was five hours long.

— Joshua Gillin

On TV this week, June 15-19 06/11/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 11, 2009 6:30pm]
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