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New Shows This Week: 16th – 22nd September 2012

UK SHOWS

Race For Colour

Classification: Documentary
Genre: Cinema/Theatre
Status: New Series
Network: BBC One ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012

Race For Colour is a documentary which takes a look back at the time of Edwardian age, when films were only in black and white. A desperate race to be the first beganto make a colour film which involved back-stabbing businessmen, amazing engineering and a tragic death. The show is presented by film critic Antonia Quirke.


Master Of Money
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Financial/Business
Status: New Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012
Masters of Money is presented by Stephanie Flanders. She takes a look at the ideas of three influential thinkers who helped to transform international economics, and looks at how their influence have helped to shape the 20th and 21st centuries.


Love And Marriage: A 20th Century Romance
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Family | Lifestyle | Romance/Dating
Status: New Series
Network: BBC FOUR ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012
Love and Marriage is a documentary series which takes a look at the highs and lows of marriage through the decades.


Last Tango In Halifax
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Family
Status: New Series
Network: BBC One ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 2012
Last Tango In Halifax is a drama series which sees Celia Dawson and Alan Buttershaw meeting up after having not seen each other for about 60 years. They’re reunited via Facebook and discover that it was an unfortunate twist of fate that prevented them from getting together all those years ago. Their passionate feelings for each other are soon reignited.


Antiques To The Rescue
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Arts & Crafts | Buy, Sell & Trade
Status: New Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Wednesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 27, 2012
Antiques to the Rescue is presented by John Foster. He attempts to help to prop up struggling historic houses by uncovering valuable heirlooms that the families can sell.


Heroes Of The Skies
Classification: Documentary
Genre: History | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: five ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Thursdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 20, 2012
Heroes of the Skies is a documentary series which attempts to re-create some of the most heroic airborne combat missions in history.


Making Faces (2012)
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Lifestyle | Medical
Status: New Series
Network: five ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 20, 2012
Making Faces is a documentary series which takes a look at the work of the skilled surgeons and prosthetics experts at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.


US SHOWS

Alien Deep With Bob Ballard
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Anthology | Discovery/Science | Educational | Family
Status: New Series
Network: National Geographic Channel ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 07:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 16, 2012
Episode Order: 5
National Geographic “Alien Deep with Bob Ballard” review With cutting edge tools and amazing new camera technologies, National Geographic embarks on a first-ever voyage of deep ocean exploration──thousands of feet beneath the waves──to a hidden world of new ecosystems, new species, and new wonders never seen before. This landmark 5-part series follows legendary ocean explorer and discoverer of the Titanic Dr. National Geographic “Alien Deep with Bob Ballard” movie Robert Ballard as he travels to the deepest and most remote parts of the world’s oceans in search of ancient relics and archaeological and natural wonders that have remained unseen and undisturbed for thousands of years. (Source: National Geographic Channel)


Being: Liverpool
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Lifestyle | Sports
Status: New Series
Network: FOX Soccer Channel ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 16, 2012
Episode Order: 6
Being: Liverpool is a documentary series which follows the goings on behind the scenes at Liverpool FC.


Bloopers
Classification: Reality
Genre: Comedy
Status: New Series
Network: Syndicated ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 01:35 am
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 16, 2012
Hosted by TV and movie star Dean Cain, each half-hour is full of hilarious and spontaneous bloopers, unpredictable hidden camera segments and laugh out loud moments from the web. Don’t miss the all-new Bloopers, where every episode will entertain, amuse and surprise you. (Source: Trifecta Entertainment)


The Mob Doctor
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: New Series
Network: FOX ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012
Episode Order: 13
For most physicians, the Hippocratic oath is sacred. But for one Chicago doctor, who is indebted to the mafia, saving lives isn’t her only concern. “THE MOB DOCTOR” is a fast-paced medical drama focusing on a young female surgeon caught between two worlds as she juggles her promising medical career with her family’s debt to Chicago’s Southside mob.


Revolution
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Mystery | Sci-Fi
Status: New Series
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 17, 2012
Episode Order: 13
What would you do without it all? In this epic adventure from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and “Supernatural’s” Eric Kripke, a family struggles to reunite in an American landscape where every single piece of technology – computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights – has mysteriously blacked out forever. A drama with sweeping scope and intimate focus, “Revolution” is also about family – both the family you’re born into and the family you choose. This is a swashbuckling journey of hope and rebirth seen through the eyes of one strong-willed young woman, Charlie Matheson (Tracy Spiridakos, “Being Human”), and her brother Danny (Graham Rogers, “Memphis Beat”). When Danny is kidnapped by militia leaders for a darker purpose, Charlie must reconnect with her estranged uncle Miles (Billy Burke, “The Twilight Saga”), a former U.S. Marine living a reclusive life. Together, with a rogue band of survivors, they set out to rescue Danny, overthrow the militia and ultimately re-establish the United States of America. All the while, they explore the enduring mystery of why the power failed, and if – or how – it will ever return.


Curvy Girls
Classification: Reality
Genre: Family | Fashion/Make-up | Fitness | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: nuvoTV ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 2012
“Curvy Girls” provides an all-access pass inside the glamorous world of professional modeling by shining the spotlight on four full-figured beauties who won’t let anything get in the way of their success. Their passion and pride fuel their drive, but secret battles with insecurity and rocky relationships threaten to singe their competitive spirit as they navigate the fast lane of auditions and catty competition.


The Rickey Smiley Show
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: New Series
Network: TV One ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 2012
Rickey Smiley plays a radio show host who is trying to raise four adopted children.


Man, Fire, Food
Classification: Reality
Status: New Series
Network: Cooking Channel ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 2012
The heat is on as chef Roger Mooking travels the country to discover inventive ways to cook with fire, in Cooking Channel’s new series “Man, Fire, Food”, premiering Tuesday, September 18th at 10pm ET/7pm PT. Roger endures the heat as he visits with pit masters, chefs and home cooks, all looking to create complex, flavorful dishes utilizing the element of fire. Whether cooking over an open fire in a rustic chuck wagon or smoking meat from inside a double-decker, Roger follows the smoke signals for a mouthful of flavor and a whole lot of heat. (Source: The Cooking Channel)


Hot Set
Classification: Reality
Status: New Series
Network: Syfy ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 2012
Episode Order: 6
From the producers of Syfy’s hit series “Face Off”, “Hot Set” is an extreme design challenge pitting two Hollywood production designers each week in a head-to-head battle to design, build, decorate and ultimately create an original and signature movie set that transports the viewer into an immersive world.


How Booze Built American
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Anthology | Educational | Family | History
Status: New Series
Network: Discovery Channel ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 19, 2012
Episode Order: 3
Mike Rowe is thirsty. Really thirsty. And after doing hundreds of dirty jobs, who can blame him? In Discovery’s brand new three part series “HOW BOOZE BUILT AMERICA”, premiering on Wednesday, September 19th at 10pm ET/PT (and airing on the following two Wednesdays), host Mike Rowe takes a break from the dirty jobs…and takes a seat at the bar. Did you know that the Puritans landed the Mayflower early on Plymouth Rock… because they ran out of beer? Or that Johnny Appleseed was actually creating farms to sell hard apple cider? Mike Rowe does, and he’ll walk you through all of this and more. He’s proven that dirty jobs can be fun. He’s ready to do the same for history. In “HOW BOOZE BUILT AMERICA, Mike Rowe will crisscross the country, stiff drink in hand and beer goggles firmly strapped on, to take an in depth and slightly unusual look at the story of our nation. Between reenactments of actual historical events, and current day interviews with historians and experts, Rowe will make the case that alcohol is clearly one of the key ingredients that formed our culture and our country.


Bling It On
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Design/Decorating | Family | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: TLC ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 20, 2012
Episode Order: 3
Best known for her outrageous designs on TLC’s “MY BIG FAT AMERICAN GYPSY WEDDING”, Boston-based fashion designer Sondra Celli is stepping into the spotlight with the new series “BLING IT ON”, premiering September 20 at 10/9c. Living in a world of sparkling crystals, and always believing that more is a must, Sondra invites viewers into her business – which is all about fashion, design, and bling! From gypsies, to babies, to brides, Sondra and team bring designer dreams to life.


Tamar And Vince
Classification: Reality
Genre: Drama | Music
Status: New Series
Network: WE ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 20, 2012
Episode Order: 10
The series will showcase Tamar Braxton and husband Vincent Herbert as they navigate their hectic lives, from Tamar’s solo album to Vince’s busy career as a successful music producer. WE tv has ordered eight, one-hour episodes tentatively scheduled to premiere in fourth quarter 2012; production begins in March.
Secret Princes
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Family | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: TLC ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 21, 2012
Episode Order: 5
TLC explores what happens when four members of international royalty leave their countries to live, work and search for love in America with the all-new series “SECRET PRINCES”, premiering September 21 at 10 PM ET/PT. To ensure that they are loved for their true selves and not their wealth and status, this five-part series follows four bachelor royals from overseas coming to America to live undercover as ordinary locals in Atlanta, GA. Cameras capture these valiant nobles as they embark on a quest to fulfill their fairy tale romance while immersing themselves in American culture. Amidst this pursuit of love, they are forced to ditch their fleets of servants and learn to cook, clean and shop for themselves. Through holding jobs as busboys, waiters and dog groomers, these royals struggle to adapt to the working American lifestyle. In the attempt to find the perfect lady they search bars, take line dancing lessons and even host their very first BBQ. After four weeks, their undercover reign concludes when the men reveal their regal heritage at a grandiose ball. Everything is on the line, as this secret experiment could potentially ruin these romantic connections they’ve built. Further, the men must discover if the childhood fantasy of becoming a princess matters to the modern American woman – where the aspiration for the corner office surpasses their youthful desire for the keys to the kingdom.


That’s So ’80’s
lassification: Reality
Genre: Educational | Family | Housing/Building | How To/Do It Yourself
Status: New Series
Network: DIY Network ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 07:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 15, 2012
“That’s So ’80s” is a clip-driven ride through the good, bad and ugly design trends of the decade of decadence. A panel of pop culture experts has plenty to say about design faux pas, like pastel colors, carpeted bathrooms, waterbeds, glass blocks and sponge painting.
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    September 15, 2012 at 7:22 pm

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