The Friday Primetime Line-UpPosted: August 12, 2011
With so many shows on TV, it’s hard to keep track. Here’s what’s on tonight, with Saturday’s programming as a ”bonus”:
8 Flashpoint (CBS)
Friends with Benefits (NBC) – Two new episodes will air back-to-back.
NFL Preseason Tampa Bay @ Kansas City (FOX)
Whale Wars: The Battle Unfolds (1-Hour Special, Animal Planet) – Animal Planet kicks off a night full of “Whale Wars” with this special.
WWE Smackdown (USA)
8:30 A.N.T. Farm (Disney)
Thundercats (Cartoon Network)
9 Karaoke Battle USA (2-Hour Series Premiere, ABC) – The 6-episode summer series, hosted by N*Syncer Joey Fatone, will focus on the best karaoke singers across the nation.
Man vs. Wild (Time Slot Premiere, Discovery)
Whale Wars (Season Finale, Animal Planet)
10 Extraordinary Acts of Courage (OWN)
Four Weddings (TLC)
The Soup (E!)
Strike Back (Series Premiere, Cinemax) – The pay channel, known for its NCIS-17-style programming, expands its brand with a new sex-and-action series, starring Phillip Winchester (“Fringe”).
Surviving the Cut (Time Slot Premiere, Discovery)
Torchwood: Miracle Day (Starz)
Whale Wars: Reunion (1-Hour Special, Animal Planet)
10:30 Fashion Police (E!)
Saturday, August 6
8 Curb Appeal: The Block (HGTV)
iCarly (Nickelodeon) – Guest star alert! Jim Parsons, better known as Sheldon on CBS’s comedy juggernaut “The Big Bang Theory,” guest stars as a patient at the mental hospital who claims he is from the future.
9 Doomsday Prophecy (TV Movie, Syfy)
Honeymoon for One (TV Movie, Hallmark) – Nicollette Sheridan stars as a woman who decides to go on her honeymoon to Ireland alone after breaking up with her fiance.