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Sneak Peek: Tonight’s Dark Blue Season Finale

In 2009 Pilots, Dark Blue, Summer Schedule, TNT on 09/16/2009 at 4:22 pm

Dark Blue

While our initial thoughts on TNT’s latest scripted series was a little less than rosy, the show has grown on us throughout this summer season.  Tonight brings season one of Dark Blue to a finale and we’re looking forward to it.  We have a little peek here of an undercover drug buy that doesn’t go quite as planned (do they ever?).  They leave you hanging a bit, but if you’ve seen any of the commercials TNT has been airing this week then you already know the secret and what Carter’s gonna do.  We won’t spoil it just in case you missed those commercials, though.

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The season finale of Dark Blue airs tonight, September 16th, at 10pm on TNT.

Tyra Banks On Gossip Girl

In 2009 Fall Season, Gossip Girl, The CW on 09/16/2009 at 3:53 pm

Gossip Girl

The CW just twittered a first look picture of Tyra Banks guest appearance on Gossip Girl.  Her one time guest appearance takes place on the October 5th episode entitled Dan de Fleurette. She’ll star as Ursula Nyquist, an actress Serena will struggle to “control at the premiere of her latest movie”.  No idea why Serena needs to take care of an actress, but I guess we’ll find out on the 5th!

Gossip Girl airs each Monday night at 9pm on The CW.

Sneak Peek At Grey’s Anatomy Season Premiere

In 2009 Fall Season, ABC, Grey's Anatomy, One Tree Hill, The CW on 09/16/2009 at 3:21 pm

Grey's Anatomy

In preparation of the upcoming fall TV season network heads have been trying out a new approach: teasing people with the first four or five minutes of the upcoming season premiere.  I wanna go on record here and say that I don’t like it.  I didn’t watch when The CW posted the first couple of minutes of this week’s One Tree Hill season premiere and I’m not gonna watch this here five-something minute clip from the sixth season premiere of Grey’s Anatomy.  I prefer to witness it live, in HD, when it airs.  That doesn’t mean we won’t give you the chance to see it, though:

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Grey’s Anatomy returns for it’s sixth season on ABC with a two hour premiere on Thursday September 24th at 9pm.

Preview: TNT’s Men of a Certain Age

In 2009 Pilots, 2009 Winter Season, 2010 Winter Schedule, Men of A Certain Age, TNT on 09/16/2009 at 3:09 pm

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When we first heard about TNT’s upcoming series Men of a Certain Age and the well chosen cast, we were pretty excited.  This new promotional trailer, the first look we’ve had a look at, just added to that.  Seems like it’s going to be a funny, good-natured type of show.  We’re really looking forward to this and hoping that someone in the PR world is nice enough to shoot us some episodes when their publicity push begins (hint hint).

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TNT has yet to announce a premiere date for Men of a Certain Age, though, as the above picture states, it should be in December 2009.

House Promo: Alpha Male

In 2009 Fall Season, Fox, House, Hulu on 09/16/2009 at 2:39 pm

House

While browsing around Hulu last night we came across this here House trailer entitled Alpha Male.  Get ready for a good laugh or two at someone else’s expense, of course (it is House, after all) and get excited for next week’s two hour season premiere!

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House returns to Fox with a two hour season premiere next Monday, September 21st at 8pm.


The Mentalist Season 1 DVD Giveaway!

In CBS, Contests, The Mentalist, TV on DVD on 09/16/2009 at 1:02 pm

The Mentalist

We here at DVR Life know you’re busy planning out your DVR schedules for this busy month: For TV nerds like ourselves, September can be exciting and scary at the same time!  So many new shows!  So many favorites returning!  So many of last season’s shows coming out on DVD!  If there were a such thing as TV overload (trust us, there’s not), it would come in September.  That’s why we wanted to remind you about the release of The Mentalist: The Complete First Series on Tuesday September 22 (just two days before season 2 starts up on CBS!).

The official take:

A mentalist is a master manipulator of thought and behavior. The mentalist is Patrick Jane (Simon Baker in an acclaimed performance), a celebrity psychic whose wife and child are viciously murdered by an elusive serial killer called Red John. Devastated, Patrick admits his paranormal act is fake, renounces his earlier life and uses his astonishing skills of observation and analysis – talents that made him appear psychically gifted – to bring killers to justice. At crime scenes across California, Patrick now helps an elite team of detectives break their toughest cases. But no matter how many criminals he catches, Patrick never forgets his central goal: Find Red John. And bring him down.

Our take:

Patrick Jane is one of the few people in this world you can call a “know it all” and have it taken as a compliment.  The man can tell you more about yourself after one look than your own mother…and he knows it.  Smarmy?  Over bearing?  Kind of an ass at times?  Absolutely.

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The Beautiful Life: TBL Premieres Tonight

In 2009 Fall Season, 2009 Pilots, 7th Heaven, 90210, Dawsons Creek, Felicity, Gilmore Girls, Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, Roswell, The Beautiful Life, The CW on 09/16/2009 at 11:20 am

The Beautiful Life: TBL

While we think the ‘TBL‘ is part of The Beautiful Life: TBL is kinda dumb and we suspect that certain members of the cast would never make it past the first season (assuming there’ll be a second), we’re kinda looking forward to tonight’s premiere of the series.  The CW pulled out the usual stops, nudity included, in promoting the show and even did a pretty good job of keeping Mischa Barton’s meltdown from over-taking the series.  Bravo on that, by the way.

We’ve come to expect nothing less than a staggering level of drama and beautiful people when it comes to The CW’s new scripted series and we’re pretty sure we will not be disapointed  by TBL: TBL (that second TBL is just so unneccesary, right?).  Gone, apparently, are the cutesy days of Gilmore Girls, the high school fun of Roswell, the family friendly 7th Heaven, the angsty era of Felicity and Dawson’s Creek.  No folks, in the late aught’s it’s all about the B-I-T-C-H and the oh snap and the sex appeal.

We’re not complaining…really.  We’re still watching and squealing (silently to ourselves, of course) with joy each time Blair brings a girl to tears.  We’re just a little worried that the bitchy factor may be tipping a little too far, between Gossip Girl, Melrose Place and TBL: TBL.  Oh and 90210.  We don’t watch that one but we assume there’s a bunch of pretty people being nasty to each other on that show, too.

Anyway, here’s a whole bunch of sexy, pretty people being nasty, mean spirited and gorgeous:

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