New releases announced today, December 2:
D.E.A. - Detroit will be coming out February 10
Rick & Steve - Season 2 will be coming out March 3
SpongeBob vs. The Big One will be coming out March 3
HBO's True Blood will be coming out May 12
Woody Woodpecker - Favorites will be coming out March 10
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9 pm/ET USA
We haven't seen Adrian Monk in action since September, but tonight the wait comes to an end — at least temporarily. In this special Christmas episode, three homeless men seek out Monk during the holidays to investigate the death of their friend.
Read on for previews of SpongeBob SquarePants, Guy's Family Feast, Kids + Money and Psych.
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?
9:31 pm/ET ABC
In the Season 2 opener, there are two major problems when Sam teams with her mom in a dance contest: Her mom's nemesis (Cybill Shepherd), who is also in the competition, has a partner who's a ringer (Mark Ballas from Dancing with the Stars). More important, whereas Sam was a very good hoofer before the coma, post-coma Sam can't remember how to dance. — Fred Mitchell
Chuck 8 pm/ET NBC
My Own Worst Enemy 10 pm/ET NBC
SpongeBob SquarePants 8 pm/ET Nickelodeon
Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery 9 pm/ET HBO
Spongebob SquarePants - To Love A Patty courtesy Nickelodeon
The lovable yellow sponge is back for more adventures in Bikini Bottom, and this time he's brought family, including his mean cousin, Blackjack! Laugh as you watch SpongeBob fall in love with a patty, rid Sandy's treedome of fleas, take on Mermaidman and Barnacleboy and work in a French restaurant. The 7 hilarious episodes found on SpongeBob SquarePants: To Love a Patty were broadcast in July-September 2007. Bonus materials include the original animatic for "To Love a Patty," and a karaoke music video.SpongeBob SquarePants: To Love a Patty will be released on Tuesday, January 29 Gord LaceyBuy SpongeBob SquarePants: To Love a Patty on Amazon.com
David Bowie; Atlantis SquarePantis
The No. 1 animated program with kids ages 2-11 and with multiple showings each month tallying 64.5 million viewers, SpongeBob Squarepants (check local listings, Nick) shows no sign of losing its appeal. It's no surprise, then, that Nickelodeon is devoting almost an entire day of programming to the yellow sea creature and all of his Bikini Bottom pals. It begins at 9 am/ET with the 2007 theatrical movie, followed by a Sponge-tastic 12-hour marathon of old episodes, and it culminates with the premiere of the hour-long mini-movie Atlantis SquarePantis (airing tonight at 8 pm/ET). "[It's] an adventurous quest kind of a story," says Tommy Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob, "about SpongeBob and his friends journeying and discovering the lost continent of Atlantis, which is ruled by a character voiced by
The Office - Season 3 courtesy Universal Studios
There are 14 1/2 season sets coming out on September 4, so I hope you have money saved up.Universal has 30 Rock (available as the complete season, or two volumes), The Black Donnellys complete series set, the first season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and the third season of The Office, which is my "Pick of the Week" for September 4. The 4 disc set includes all 24 episodes, commentary on select episodes, music videos, bloopers, and tons of other random stuff. I can't wait to dive in and watch the season in a day or two.Fox has the second season of Prison Break coming out, which contains 13 commentary tracks, a featurette on reinventing the series, plus a couple of other goodies. I enjoyed the first season, and I'm very interested to see how the second season fared. The also have seasons 1 & 2 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia with Danny Devito.Warner Bros has the fourth season of Nip/Tuck, available on DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray (yum, hidef TV!!), plus Robot Chicken (...
Housewives' Eva Longoria will return as host and produce this year's ALMA Awards, airing June 5 on ABC.... CNN's Lou Dobbs has joined CBS' The Early Show as a weekly contributor.... A new SpongeBob episode reveals the secret past of lifelong foes Plankton and Mr. Krabs as part of an April 13, 5 to 10 pm/ET marathon..... Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown birthed a girl on Tuesday. Brown has claimed that Eddie Murphy is the dad.... Scary Movie's Anna Faris has filed for a divorce from actor Ben Indra, her husband of nearly three years.
Nickelodeon is on board for Mighty B, a new animated series starring Saturday Night Live's Amy Poehler as the voice of Bessie Higgenbottom, a 10-year-old Honeybee Scout out to earn each and every last merit badge she can. Mighty B's 20 episodes will start unspooling in 2008.Also at Nick, nick-nick-nick, nick-nick, nick, nick, Nick-el-o-de-on (do they still use that jingle?): SpongeBob SquarePants has been picked up for a 13-episode sixth season, with all original voice-cast members set to return.
David Bowie will lend his voice to a character named Lord Royal Highness in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants to air next year, the Associated Press reports. Noting that his 6-year-old daughter, Alexandria, is a huge SpongeBob fan, Bowie wrote in his online blog that he has "hit the Holy Grail of animation gigs," adding, "We, the family, are thrilled. Nothing else need happen this year. Well, this week, anyway."