The Week Ahead: November 22 – 28 2010

The Week Ahead: November 22 – 28 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.


Thanksgiving is a big movie weekend.  Harry Potter and Megamind should do well.  In fact, I’m not sure that Disney’s Tangled (the Rapunzel story) is going to come out on top.  Don’t worry, Disney, you still have Tron:Legacy coming this year.

New TV

  • Chuck (Richard Chamberlain returns as The Belgian) at 8:00 PM on NBC (Monday)
  • House at 8:00 PM on Fox (Monday)
  • The Event at 9:00 PM on NBC (Monday)
  • Glee (Carol Burnett guest stars as Sue’s mother!) at 8:00 PM on Fox (Tuesday)
  • No Ordinary Family at 8:00 PM on ABC (Tuesday)
  • Stargate Universe at 9:00 PM on Syfy (Tuesday)
  • Tower Prep at 9:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Tuesday)
  • Freak Encounters (giant rat) at 10:00 PM on Animal Planet (Tuesday)
  • Freak Encounters (tunnel monster) at 10:30 PM on Animal Planet (Tuesday)
  • Real & Chance at 11:59 PM on VH1 (Tuesday)
  • Firebreather (a CGI movie based on the comic, a kid is torn between his two heritages…his father was a Kaiju…a giant monster like you see in Japanese movies) at 7:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Wednesday)
  • Human Target at 8:00 PM on Fox  (Wednesday)
  • Survivor at 8:00 PM on CBS  (Wednesday)
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special at 8:e0 PM on NBC  (Wednesday)
  • Mythbusters at 9:00 PM on The Discovery Channel (Wednesday)
  • Ancient Aliens at 10:00 PM on the History Channel (Thursday)
  • Young Justice (series debut: teen superheroes from DC…Superboy, Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Miss Martian, Artemis) at 7:00 PM on Cartoon Network (Friday)
  • TV’s Funniest Holiday Moments: a Paley Center for Media special at 8:00 PM on Fox (Friday)
  • Ghost Adventures at 9:00 PM on the Travel Channel (Friday)
  • Sanctuary at 10:00 PM on Syfy (Friday)
  • Triassic Attack at 9:00 PM on Syfy (Saturday)
  • The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (quite the voice cast: Paris Hilton, Mario Lopez, Dean Cain, Mindy Sterling, Adrienne Barbeau) at 8:00 PM on ABC Family (Sunday)
  • The Simpsons at 8:00 PM on Fox (Sunday)
  • Dexer at 9:00 PM on Showtime (Sunday)
  • Paranormal State at 9:00 PM on A&E (Sunday)
  • Paranormal State (5th season finale) at 9:00 PM on A&E (Sunday)
  • The Haunted at 10:00 PM on Animal Planet (Sunday)
  • Psychic Kids at 10:00 PM on A&E (Sunday)
  • The Walking Dead at 10:00 PM on AMC (Sunday)
  • The Ghost Prophecies at 11:00 PM on A&E (Sunday)

Black Friday TV Marathons

The day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday in the retail biz, is also a day for TV marathons.  That may be less important now that you can do your own marathons whenever you want (with streaming Netflix for one thing), but it’s still a way to spend the day with a show you’d never watch otherwise.  😉  Just kidding…

  • Criminal Minds on A&E
  • I Shouldn’t Be Alive on Animal Planet
  • Everybody Hates Chris on BET
  • I Shouldn’t Be Alive on Animal Planet
  • Law & Order UK
  • American Gangster on Bio
  • Top Chef: Just Desserts on Bravo
  • Ben 10 on Cartoon Network
  • Deadliest Catch on the Discovery Channel
  • Fish Hooks on Disney
  • Pair of Kings on Disney XD
  • Cool Tools on DIY
  • Wheel of Fortune on GSN
  • Pawn Stars on the History Channel
  • Teen Mom on MTV
  • One Tree Hill on Soap
  • Jerseylicious on Style
  • Seinfeld on TBS
  • Sanford and Son on TVLAND
  • Downsized on WE

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


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