Tag Archive: Unforgettable

Sunday, March 30th

Call the Midwife, season premiere at 8pm on PBS

Call the Midwife, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End. The third season takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.

Eric & Jessie: Game On, season premiere at 10pm on E!

– Country singer Jessie James and NFL player Eric Decker embark on their new life together in this reality series, which shows them working to balance their fast-rising careers with their red-hot relationship. In its sophomore season, with Jessie’s due date approaching and Eric’s chances of making it to the Super Bowl becoming a reality, the parents-to-be face major life changes.

Monday, March 31st

Friends With Better Lives, series premiere at 9pm on CBS

– CBS’s new lesser-version of departing hit How I Met Your Mother is a romantic comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with a toddler and another baby on the way, but at times long for the days when they had less responsibility and more fun; Will (James Van Der Beek) is newly single and preaching the bachelor lifestyle, but still pining for his ex-wife; Jules and Lowell are high on their passionate new relationship; and Kate has a successful career but may have a breakdown when she finds out her last remaining single friend, Jules, just got engaged. When it comes to relationships, these six friends are finding it a challenge to look at each other without wondering… who really has the better life?

House of Food, series premiere at 10pm on MTV

– MTV’s House of Food is a drama-infused take on food TV where a group of young aspiring chefs with no formal culinary training are put to the ultimate challenge. The hour-long reality series combines the exciting real-life competitive elements of culinary school with the dramatic setting of a house reality show. The students have been chosen for their passion for cooking and food culture, and their backgrounds are as varied as their personalities. With three of the country’s best chefs as their teachers and the city of Los Angeles as their classroom, this determined group will live and learn together, but only one will win an apprenticeship of a lifetime.

Tuesday, April 1st

Giuliana & Bill, season premiere at 8pm on E!

– Back with a seventh season, the power couple plays with the idea of adding another baby to their family nest. Are they ready to face the same challenges for a second time? And will their decision affect Bill’s desire to move the family from LA to Chicago? In the midst of planning for Duke’s first birthday, Giuliana and Bill disagree over everything from budget to party coordinators, as well as the tough task of researching preschools. Other highlights from the action-packed season include Giuliana trying out for Broadway and fulfilling her lifelong dream of appearing on The Price is Right, while Bill heads to Kuwait and risks it all to fly a stunt plane!

The Mindy Project, midseason premiere at 9pm on FOX

Wednesday, April 2nd

TripTank, series premiere at 10:30pm on Comedy Central

TripTank showcases animated shorts so volatile that they should come with a recommended dosage. Just 30 seconds in, this animated showcase drops a 420 joke so there shouldn’t be any confusion about what to expect. Combining a range of animation styles and a diverse cast including Wayne Brady, Kumail Nanjiani and Zach Galifianakis, the show promises to offer all the euphoria of a potent hallucinogen without any of the puking.

Thursday, April 3rd

Short Poppies, series premiere at midnight on Netflix

– Netflix’s new mockumentary-style comedy will debut for live streaming to Netflix subscribers in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. Flight of the Conchords meets The Daily Show on Rhys Daby’s Kiwi-flavored spoof, starring real-life reporter David Farrier. The show follows a journalist as he meets quirky characters in a small New Zealand town — all played by Darby.

Friday, April 4th

Unforgettable, season premiere at 8pm on CBS

Unforgettable stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an NYPD detective with a rare ability that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind, ready to be accessed at a moment’s notice. Feeling that her ability prevented her from leading a normal life, Carrie withdrew from police work for several years, until she was unexpectedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend and partner, Detective Al Burns. After consulting on a case, Carrie decided that she belonged back on the job and joined Al in the Queens PD. Carrie’s memory helped her and Al close a staggering number of murder cases, which catches the eye of Eliot Delson, head of the Major Crimes Section of the NYPD. Carrie and Al agree to leave Queens to join Eliot’s team in Manhattan, though Carrie forces him to bring on Joanne Webster, a brilliant medical examiner well-known to Eliot for her acerbic personality. Armed with her unique ability and backed up by the people she trusts the most, Carrie now helps protect the citizens of New York, with each case more memorable than the last.


Sunday, July 28th

Inside the American Mob, series premiere at 9pm on Nat Geo

– Delve into the secret underworld of the American Mafia, as told by the criminals who lived it and the law enforcers who hunted it. This dramatic six-part series chronicles the true-life story of the modern Mob in America, as former mobsters, informants, and FBI agents expose the takedown of the deadliest and most infamous organized crime ring in U.S. history. A combination of recently declassified files, first-person accounts by federal officials and the mafioso themselves, and rare archival footage sheds a new light on the raw, violent, and corrupt underworld that gripped America for decades.

Unforgettable, season premiere at 9pm on CBS

– CBS’ resurrected sophomore crime procedural stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an NYPD detective with a rare ability that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind, ready to be accessed at a moment’s notice. Feeling that her ability prevented her from leading a normal life, Carrie withdrew from police work for several years, until she was unexpectedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend and partner, Detective Al Burns. After consulting on a case, Carrie decided that she belonged back on the job and joined Al in the Queens PD. Carrie’s memory helped her and Al close a staggering number of murder cases, which catches the eye of Eliot Delson, head of the Major Crimes Section of the NYPD. Carrie and Al agree to leave Queens to join Eliot’s team in Manhattan, though Carrie forces him to bring on Joanne Webster, a brilliant medical examiner well-known to Eliot for her acerbic personality. Armed with her unique ability and backed up by the people she trusts the most, Carrie now helps protect the citizens of New York, with each case more memorable than the last.

Total Divas, series premiere at 10pm on E!

– Get up-close and personal with the WWE Divas like never before with E!’s new reality show highlighting the professional and personal lives of WWE’s leading ladies. With complete and utter access to the backstage workings of WWE, the show examines the preparation and fallout from matches, the romantic entanglements of a WWE locker room and, of course, the efforts of prospective new Divas to break through into the ranks. The show will highlight the lives of five current WWE Divas — Natalya, The Bella Twins and The Funkadactyls — and hit the ground running, following a tag team match between The Bellas and Funkadactyls on the last Raw before WrestleMania 29. The show will follow the lives of WWE’s women as they travel around the country, living, loving and competing along the way. Viewers will also be introduced to Eva Marie and Jo-Jo Offerman, two prospective new Divas who have yet to earn their stripes, and will be tested along the way before they’re accepted into WWE’s prestigious women’s corps.

Monday, July 29th

The Writers’ Room, series premiere at 10pm on Sundance

Hosted by Academy Award-winning screenwriter (“The Descendants”), comedian and actor Jim Rash (Community), the six episode series will spotlight an array of scripted television shows – from today’s pioneering cable dramas, including Breaking Bad, Dexter, Game of Thrones and American Horror Story to the most critically acclaimed and popular network sitcoms, including Parks and Recreation and New Girl.  The roundtable talk show will delve deep into the world of TV’s creative masterminds, divulging inside details about their smartest choices, toughest decisions and biggest mistakes.

Tuesday, July 30th

Nikki & Sara LIVE, season premiere at 11pm on MTV

– Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer bring a much-needed late night sensibility to the world of pop culture featuring live commentary and celebrity guests. Nikki & Sara LIVE is a weekly late night comedy program, featuring the latest news in pop culture, co-hosted by acclaimed stand-up comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer. The show-set in the MTV studios overlooking Times Square-combines fast-paced humor, celebrity interviews, pre-taped sketches, man-on-the-street packages and more. The clever and incisive commentary Nikki and Sara honed on their popular podcast “You Had To Be There,” is infused throughout the show’s four acts. Act one consists of sharp, rapid-rapid fire jokes on the latest topics and gossip. Act two features produced tape pieces, sketches and recurring segments. In act three, Nikki and Sara interview celebrity guests. And in act four, anything goes.

Capture, series premiere at 9pm on The CW

– In the wild, you are either the hunter or you are the prey. Twelve teams of two are about to enter the Hunting Grounds, a high-tech wilderness compound, where they must live in primitive conditions for one month in a winner-take-all battle to survive. At the mercy of the Game Master, the teams compete against each other for scarce resources and a $250,000 grand prize. Each week, different teams are designated as the Hunters. The teams being hunted are living on limited rations and wearing high-tech equipment that forces them to stay constantly on the move, making hunger and exhaustion very real problems. Additional food can be found at the Supply Station, but since the Hunters may the area staked out at any time, a visit to the Station is extremely risky. Emotions run high and sabotage is common as the teams all work to stay on the move and out of the range of the Hunters. The individual teams work through the tension and tough conditions, but relationships are often pushed to the breaking point. Meanwhile, the Hunters are using strategy and the latest GPS technology to track down the other teams and tag them by activating a pulsating device known as the Talon. When the Hunters have two teams in captivity, the rest of the competitors will vote on who stays and who goes. As the teams are eliminated, the Game Master also continuously decreases the size of the playing field, making hiding places even scarcer for those who remain. In this sophisticated game of cat-and-mouse, only one team will prevail to walk away with the $250,000 prize.

Wednesday, July 31st

2013 Do Something! Awards, live awards show from 8 to 10pm on VH1

– VH1’s Do Something! Awards is back and ready to show the world that the youth of today do more than text and tweet. DoSomething.org, the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and change, teams up again with VH1 for the 2013 Do Something! Awards. This year’s high-energy celebration hosted by Sophia Bush will honor celebrities Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kelly Osbourne, LL Cool J and Patrick Dempsey for their amazing social change leadership. These five incredibly influential superstars were chosen based on the amazing work that they have done and their stories will be told for the world to see. The spotlight will also be on five “do-gooders,” 25 and under, who are in the trenches, creating substantial change in our world. Sasha Fisher, Daniel Maree, Jillian Mourning, Lorella Praeli and Ben Simon will each receive a grant of $10,000 to help with their cause. It’s safe to say, these honorees have done more in their quarter lives than most have done in their whole lives!

Thursday, August 1st

2013 Young Hollywood Awards, live awards show from 8 to 10pm on The CW

– As it celebrates its 15th Year, The Young Hollywood Awards, long regarded as the “Oscars of Young Hollywood,” will partner with The CW Network to broadcast this year’s star-studded red-carpet event for the first time. Every year the Young Hollywood Awards honor a group of still at least somewhat wet-behind-the-ears performers who may become the next Kristen Stewart or Ryan Gosling. The 2013 recipients include Kit Harington from Game of Thrones (Actor of the Year), Orphan Black star Tatiana Malsany (Breakthrough Performance—Female), and Kelly Osbourne (Style Icon).

Chuck’s Eat the Street, season premiere at 10pm on Cooking Channel

– Eat the Street will take us on a tour of the most famous streets in America – by way of the food available on them! Be it Walnut Street in Philadelphia or Mission Street in San Francisco or Magazine Street in New Orleans – our host Chuck Hughes will experience the food, history and lore behind these famous streets.

Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning, season premiere at 10pm on History

– To this day, the backwoods descendants of the Hatfields and McCoys continue to live in the remote and volatile hollows along the West Virginia and Kentucky border. Settled in one of the poorest areas of the country, they work in coal mines, hunt squirrels, raise goats, revere their grannies, make moonshine and take pride in their history. Now, a new state law could make things even worse, starting a whole new chapter of their infamous rivalry. To aid a troubled economy, West Virginia recently legalized the distillation and sale of moonshine. Residents can now openly sell the once-illicit whiskey their ancestors killed and died for. Seeing the potential for a hot new brand and billion dollar profits, a St. Louis investor offers to set the Hatfields and McCoys up in business to make a completely “authentic” HATFIELD & MCCOY Moonshine. The families must supply their legendary recipes, well water and family labor, and they must agree to work together. Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning follows these two famous families as they try to put aside their hateful history and come together to build a new business. Their story is less about making moonshine and more about the clashes between and within the two families that threaten success at every turn. The only thing they agree on is that they are suspicious of their new investor. Progress is slow and often comedic as tempers flare up, tensions run high and family competition and century-old rivalries continue on a whole new level. Can the Hatfields and McCoys get past their famous feud and find a path to a brighter future and a new history?

Friday, August 2nd

America’s Next Top Model, season premiere from 8 to 10pm on The CW

– Cycle 20 of America’s Next Top Model, hosted by Tyra Banks, returns with new prizes and a new twist – men! The first-ever “Guys and Girls” edition will have eight men and eight women living under one roof to battle it out to earn the prestigious title of America’s Next Top Model. This cycle will explore the similarities and differences that male and female models face in the pursuit of their careers, bringing on experts and celebrities to mentor and challenge them each week. There will be more than a little opportunity for rivalry, flirtation and romance. The model hopefuls will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes new prize suppliers Next Model Management and GUESS, as well as Nylon Magazine. The winner will receive prizes including: a $100,000 national ad campaign with GUESS, whose advertising campaigns have launched many modeling careers; a fashion feature in Nylon Magazine, as well as a modeling contract with Next Model Management. In addition to the panel of judges, which includes Banks, fashion public relations maven Kelly Cutrone, and former boxer and international male supermodel Rob Evans, the public will again be able to have a say in who stays and who goes in the competition. Famed stylist Johnny Wujek returns as photo shoot creative consultant and top fashion blogger Bryanboy will return as the social media correspondent, mentoring the models and highlighting the scores, comments and video messages from the viewers that will be revealed in the show during judging.

Tanked, season premiere at 10pm on Animal Planet

– Following the antics of two brothers-in-law as they run the largest aquarium manufacturing company in the nation, Tanked dunks viewers into the high-decibel, family-owned business of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM). Led by business partners, best friends and constant rivals Wayde King and Brett Raymer, this 13,000 square foot facility, located in Las Vegas, produces some of the most outrageous, larger-than-life and one-of-a-kind tanks for some of the most striking fish and clients around. No job is too big, too far, or too outlandish as Wayde and Brett travel the world to make fellow fish enthusiast’s dreams of having their own little piece of the ocean a reality. They’ve created tanks to look like pyramids, spheres, phone booths, cars, kegs, the female anatomy and much more. Their work is customized to fit intricate and interesting locations including restaurants, casinos, banks, hotels, churches, corporate offices, mansions, museums and zoos. Working with opinionated and outrageous family and staff, including Wayde’s wife, Heather, and Brett and Heather’s father, “The General”, the show reveals the stress, success, and sometimes dysfunction, of a family business that has been running strong for 14 years. Tanked brings the secrets of the underwater world to the surface with a comedic twist, leaving viewers amazed and enthralled with each project from conception to final reveal.

Saturday, August 3rd

Too Cute!, season premiere at 9pm on Animal Planet

– Tune in for Too Cute! and witness the world of puppies and kittens as they never have before with unprecedented footage and never-before-seen clips of the early lives of dogs and cats. This series contains material that is just too cute! It is a world where cuddly knows no bounds and a place where fluffy reigns supreme. First up is Puppies, a light-hearted, high-end nature documentary that follows the birth and first months of three distinct puppy litters from the puppies’ perspectives. This is puppies the way they were meant to be seen, ridiculously up-close and in jaw-dropping super slow-motion. Next up is Kittens, The remarkable story of three adorable kitten litters coming of age. From unsteady first steps to daring kitty pounces, the first eight weeks of their lives will be an epic journey for these adventurous Abyssinians, brash Bengals and perfect Persians. Between pushy puppies and bubble baths, a kitten’s first few months may appear exhausting – but these cuddly kittens are simply too loveable, too curious, and too cute to quit.

Psychic Tia, series premiere at 10pm on A&E

– A&E’s new supernatural docu-series centers on celebrity psychic medium Tia and her remarkable gift to transcend the physical world and enter into the spiritual one. As a former New Jersey police detective, Tia noticed that her psychic intuition was playing a key role in her detective work, so she decided to focus her ability in a new direction: her own business! At her New Jersey store The Craft, Tia shares her exceptional skills as both a medium and a psychic with her clients…and this outspoken intuitive, like any bona fide Jersey girl, truly tells it like she sees it. Tia’s no-nonsense, direct approach is one of a kind, and an appointment with her is truly a life-changing experience! Tia’s amazing readings range from crossing over to future telling to performing charms and incantations. Her main intention throughout is to use her vision to provide guidance to her clients and help them live better lives – and in Tia’s own life, between running a business, having a family, and listening to spirits, it can get pretty noisy!

 The Biggest Loser, season premiere at 8pm on NBC

The Biggest Loser kicks off Season 12 on Tuesday, September 20th with two new trainers – Anna Kournikova and Dolvett Quince – joining Biggest Loser favorite Bob Harper and 15 contestants competing in a “Battle of the Ages” that will group contestants by age for the first time ever in the history of the show. On the player’s side, there will be three teams of five divided by age: the youngest players (all under 30), the middle players (ages 30-49) and the older players (ages 50 and over). The Season 12 contestants range in age from 24 to 65. In the premiere, host Alison Sweeney tells the teams that they will make their first game-changing decision – who their trainer will be – in the order in which they finish the first challenge. They can choose longtime Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper, or one of the two new trainers – internationally recognized tennis star and certified trainer Anna Kournikova or top fitness expert Dolvett Quince. Once each team chooses its trainer, the “Battle of the Ages” begins!

Glee, season premiere at 8pm on FOX

– Entering its third season, this musical comedy is about a group of eager and ambitious students who strive to outshine their singing competition to win Nationals while navigating the cruel halls of McKinley High. Since its debut, Glee has become a bona fide cultural phenomenon, received prestigious honors including the Golden Globe and Peabody Award and singlehandedly made glee clubs cool again.

NCIS, season premiere at 8pm on CBS

– The hit crime procedural revolves around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts criminal investigations involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.With liberal doses of humor, it’s a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations. NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), a former Marine gunnery sergeant, whose skills as an investigator are unmatched, formerly led this troupe of colorful personalities. Gibbs, a man of few words, only needs a look to explain it all. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, Gibbs and his team of special agents travel the globe to investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties.

NCIS: Los Angeles, season premiere at 9pm on CBS

– The spin-off of the hit series is a drama about the high stakes world of the Office of Special Projects (OSP), a division of NCIS that is charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation’s security. By assuming false identities and utilizing the most advanced technology, this team of highly trained agents goes deep undercover, putting their lives on the line in the field to bring down their targets. Special Agent “G” Callen is a chameleon who transforms himself into whomever he needs to be to infiltrate the criminal underworld. His partner is Special Agent Sam Hanna, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who has seen action in both Afghanistan and Iraq, and a surveillance expert who uses state of the art monitoring equipment to look out for those in the field and feed them crucial information. Assisting the team is Special Agent Kensi Blye, Operational Psychologist Nate Getz, new recruit Dominic Vail, and Henrietta “Hetty” Lange who oversees the “backroom” support staff. Armed with the latest in high tech gear and sent regularly into life-threatening situations, this tight-knit unit relies on each other to do what is necessary to protect national interests.

New Girl, series premiere at 9pm on FOX

– A new comedy series that features a young ensemble cast that takes a fresh look at modern relationships. After a bad break-up, Jess Day (played by indie darling Zooey Deschanel) needs a new place to live. An online search leads her to a great loft…and three single guys she’s never met before. But Jess moves in, and through her unique sense of self and the support of her new roommates, she learns to move on. Of her three new male roommates, Nick (Jake Johnson) is the most grounded…and also the most jaded. A law school dropout, he spends most of his time hiding under his hoodie and tending bar. Schmidt (Max Greenfield) is a hustling young professional who’s pretty proud of his own abs. Winston (Lamorne Morris), is an intensely competitive former athlete who doesn’t know what to do next-but whatever he does, he wants to win it.

Raising Hope, season premiere at 9:30pm on FOX

– The critically acclaimed single-camera comedy from Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia is returning for a second season of adventures with the Chance family as they find themselves raising the newest addition to the household. Months after a romantic encounter with a wanted felon, 23-year-old Jimmy Chance (Lucas Neff) learns he is the father of a bouncing baby girl. Once coasting along through life in the slow lane, Jimmy now faces his toughest job yet: being a dad. Jimmy’s quirky family members – mother VIRGINIA (Martha Plimpton), father Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and great-grandmother Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) – are less than enthusiastic about the little one. His parents, who had him when they were 15, never knew anything about raising a child and have little interest in trying again. And Maw Maw…well, keeping her in check is a full-time job. Jimmy may be able to get some help from Sabrina (Shannon Woodward), a sardonic checkout clerk he met at the supermarket if only he can work up the nerve to ask her out. Despite it all, Jimmy is determined to take care of his baby – whom Virginia named Hope. With very few useful skills but their hearts in the right place, will the Chances be successful in the unpredictable and immensely challenging world of parenting?

Body of Proof, season premiere at 10pm on ABC

– The sophomore crime drama follows the life and career of Medical Examiner Megan Hunt, once a high-flying neurosurgeon, who now works in Philadelphia’s Medical Examiner’s Office after a car accident abruptly ended her neurosurgery career. As a Medical Examiner Megan applies her vast medical knowledge, keen instincts and variously charming and scalpel-like personality to the task of solving the medical mysteries of the dead and bringing the people responsible for their deaths to justice. Death is a fact of life. The irony is, death has brought new life to Megan Hunt. As she investigates what happened to her patients, their lives and the lessons they hold become a kind of bequest to Megan, to learn from and to apply to her own life, if she has the courage to do so. It’s one thing to want to change, it’s quite another to make it happen.

Unforgettable, series premiere at 10pm on CBS

– This new CBS crime procedural (because they didn’t have enough…) stars Without A Trace’s Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an enigmatic former police detective with a rare condition that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every moment of joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind. It’s not just that she doesn’t forget anything – she can’t; except for one thing: the details that would help solve her sister’s long-ago murder. Carrie has tried to put her past behind her, but she’s unexpectedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend and partner, NYPD Detective Al Burns (Dylan Walsh), when she consults on a homicide case. His squad includes Det. Mike Costello (Michael Gaston), Al’s right-hand man; Detective Roe Saunders (Kevin Rankin), the junior member of the team; and Detective Nina Inara (Daya Vaidya), a sassy, street-smart cop. Being back on the job after a break feels surprisingly right for Carrie. Despite her conflicted feelings for Al, she decides to permanently join his unit as a detective solving homicides – most notably, the unsolved murder of her sister. All she needs to do is remember.

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