The Week Ahead: October 4 – October 10 2010

The Week Ahead: October 4 – October 10 2010

For more information on upcoming (and historical) movies, TV shows, books, conventions, paranormal happenings, and pretty much anything that interests me, see the ever-growing Measured Circle Pop Culture Timeline.


  • Metalocalypse (new episode) 12:30 AM on Monday on Cartoon Network
  • Scooby-Doo: Mystery Incorporated (new ep) 7:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Monday)
  • The Event (new ep) 9:00 PM on NBC (Monday)
  • Lie to Me (3rd season debut) 9:00 PM on Fox (Monday)
  • The Glee gang sings about religion 8:00 PM on Fox (Tuesday)
  • New eps of Stargate Universe and Caprica on Syfy (Tuesday)
  • Two new eps of Lost Tapes, the weird faux reality monster show on Animal Planet (Tuesday)
  • Survivor continues 8:00 on CBS (Wednesday)
  • Ghost Hunters go to a grammar school on Syvy (Wednesday)
  • Mythbusters 8th season debut (The Discovery Channel) (Wednesday)
  • Patrick Stewart as Macbeth on PBS (Wednesday)
  • Phillip Plait’s skeptical series, Bad Universe, looks at an alien attack on Discovery 10:00 PM (Wednesday)
  • South Park has its 14th season debut on Comedy Central 10:00 PM (Wednesday)
  • Ugly Americans has…well, it’s a weird season set-up.  Let’s say new episodes return 10:30 PM on Comedy Central (Wednesday)
  • Laurie Metcalf and Mayim Bialik recur on The Big Bang Theory 8:00 PM on CBS (Thursday)
  • Antonio Sabato Jr. guests on Bones 8:00 PM (Thursday)
  • Vampire Diaries (new ep) 8:00 PM on the CW (Thursday)
  • Destination Truth looks for the Siberian Snowman 9:00 PM on Syvy (Thursday)
  • A new episode of Fringe 9:00 PM on Fox (Thursday)
  • Nikita (new ep) 9:00 PM on the CW (Thursday)
  • The Mentalist (new ep) 10:00 PM on CBS (Thursday)
  • WCG Ultimate Gamer (2nd season finale) 11:00 PM on Syfy (Thursday)
  • Beast Legends on the Wild Man of Vietnam on Syfy 1:00 AM (Friday)
  • The Doom Patrol guest on Batman: The Brave and the Bold…Henry Rollins (!) voices Robotman, and Olivia D’Abo is Elasti-Girl 7:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Friday)
  • Supergirl returns to Smallville 8:00 PM on the CW (Friday)
  • Medium (new ep) 8:00 PM CBS (Friday)
  • Ghost Adventures looks at the famously haunted Waverly Hills Sanitarium 9:00 PM the Travel Channel (Friday)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (new ep) 9:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Friday)
  • Supernatural (new ep) 9:00 PM on the CW (Friday)
  • Haven (last ep of the season) 10:00 PM on Syfy (Friday)
  • Monsterwolf (Syfy movie original) 9:00 PM on Syfy (Saturday)
  • Jane Lynch guest hosts Saturday Night Live at 11:29 PM on NBC (Saturday)
  • Two new eps of Ben 10 on the Cartoon Network 7:00 PM (Sunday)
  • The Simpsons (new ep) 8:00 PM on Fox (Sunday)
  • Dexter (new ep) 9:00 PM on Showtime (Sunday)



Cons are short for “conventions”, when people who rarely leave the house get together…just kidding, of course, they can be great fun.  For details, I recommend Fanboy’s Convention List.

  • Sirens, Vail, Colorado: celebrating female characters and writers
  • Motaku, Kansas City, MO: anime
  • Fox Con, Augusta, Maine: gaming
  • Hispacón, Spain: Spanish language science fiction literature
  • Hollywood Collectors Show, Burbank, CA (big names for autographs include: Bai Ling; Barbara Eden, Bernard Fox; Bill Daily; Celeste Holme; David Naughton; Don Marshall, Gary Conway, Heather Young, Gary Conway, Stefan Arngrim from Land of the Giants; John Schneider; Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork; Roy Thinnes; Shadoe Stevens; castmembers from Twin Peaks; and many more

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the The Measured Circle.


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