Tube Watch – Fall Preview 08 Week 5

by Alan Rapp on September 25, 2008

in Nework & Cable TV News 

Keeping you up to date on what’s hitting your idiot box, we continue with another week of season, and series, premieres.  This week includes the returns of some of television’s longest running shows such as The Simpsons and ER, as well as Chuck, Desperate Housewives, Dexter, Grey’s Anatomy, My Name is Earl, The Office, Pushing Daisies, and Ugly Betty.  Check out the entire list inside.

My Name is Earl Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee and Jaime Pressly return for a fourth season Thursday nights at 8:00/7:00 on FOX.  Check out the official site.

Ugly Betty America Ferrera returns for a third season Thursday nights at 8:00/7:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

Grey’s Anatomy Dr. McDreamy and the rest of the gang from Seattle Grace Hospital return for a fifth season Thursday nights at 9:00/8:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

The Office Steve Carrell and the rest return for a fifth season Thursday nights at 9:00/8:00 on NBC.  Check out the official site.

ER NBC’s long running medical drama returns for it’s final season (its 15th!) Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00 on NBC Check out the official site.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition The home improvement and remodeling show returns for another season Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

The Simpsons The longest running prime-time show on American television returns for its 20th season Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00 on FOX.  Check out the official site.

King of the Hill The animated misadventures of Hank Hill (Mike Judge) return for a 13th season Sunday nights at 8:30/7:30 on FOX.  Check out the official site.

Cold Case Kathryn Morris returns to solve more unsolved crimes Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00 on CBS.  Check out the official site.

Desperate Housewives The housewives return for a fifth season Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

Dexter Michael C. Hall returns to kill again in the third season Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00 on Showtime.  Check out the official site, and look back to see what December said about the show’s first season.

Family Guy The Griffins return for their seventh season Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00 on FOX.  Check out the official site.

American Dad The animated sitcom returns for a fourth season Sunday nights at 9:30/8:30 on FOX.  Check out the official site.

Brothers & Sisters We all have shows we’d like to watch but can’t seem to find the time.  This is one of mine.  Calista Flockhart, Sally Field, and Rob Lowe return Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

Californication David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, and Madeleine Martin return for a second season Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00 on Showtime.  Check out the official site and look back to see what we said about the show last Fall.

The Unit The super secret ops team returns for a fourth season Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00 on CBS.  Check out the official site.

Chuck Chuck (Zachary Levi), Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski), Casey (Adam Baldwin), and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) return for a second season Monday nights at 8:00/7:00 on NBC.  Check out the official site, look back at what we had to say last Fall, and watch the season premiere here.

Friday Night Lights The show about high school football and small town angst returns for a third season Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00 on NBC.  Check out the official site.

Pushing Daisies The pie maker (Lee Pace) and the girl named Chuck (Anna Friel) return for another season of solving mysteries and wacky fun Wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site and our review of the complete first season on DVD.

Private Practice The Grey’s Anatomy spin-off starring Kate Walsh and Tim Daly returns for a second season Wednesday nights at 9:00/8:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

Dirty Sexy Money The show returns for a second season Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00 on ABC.  Check out the official site.

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