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New TV on DVD Releases for May 18

by Elizabeth Chan, posted May 17th 2010 6:26PM
For all the 'Law & Order' purists, now that the show has been canceled it wouldn't hurt to invest some couch potato hours catching up on another 'Law & Order' spinoff to call home.

You're in luck! 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent's' entire fifth year will be patiently waiting for you to pick up tomorrow at your favorite DVD store.

This week's TV on DVD releases include some titles related to Americana, including '30 Days,' 'California Dreams,' 'Border Wars' and 'The Greatest American Hero.'

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Ask TV Squad: Battlestar Galactica, 30 Days and more!

by Isabelle Carreau, posted Oct 14th 2009 11:31AM
Battlestar GalacticaThe "Ask TV Squad" column, published every Wednesday, answers your questions about current and past TV shows, as well as about the celebrities appearing on TV. Every week, I will pick a question (or more) sent to us and provide answers in the column. If your question is not picked for a column, it may be answered in a subsequent column or in TV Squad's APB Podcast. To submit questions to the "Ask TV Squad" column, you can post them below in comments or email them at asktvsquad@gmail.com.

This week, I answer questions about Battlestar Galactica, 30 Days, Trauma and how to find titles of songs that played in episodes.

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30 Days: Life on an Indian Reservation (season finale)

by Paul Goebel, posted Jul 8th 2008 11:18PM

Morgan Spurlock(S03E06) After two weeks of hard core issues, it's nice to take a break and get an episode that isn't quite so divisive. I was hoping that this final 30 Days would be like the season premiere in that it showed me some things I wasn't aware of.

Growing up in Arizona, I went to school with quite a few Native Americans. I remember my friend Dave King would always make jokes about how I (the white man) took everything from him. It was all in good fun but it was one of the things that made me sensitive to the plight of the Native Americans. Now, as an adult, I always vote in favor of keeping the Native American casinos exempt from paying state taxes. Maybe it has more to do with feeling guilty but, that's how I roll.

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What's On Tonight: Wipeout, Hell's Kitchen, 30 Days

by Bob Sassone, posted Jul 8th 2008 4:03PM
  • EmerilDid you know that Fine Living has new episodes of Emeril Live every night at 7?
  • At 8, ABC has a new Wipeout, followed by new episodes of I Survived A Japanese Game Show and Primetime: The Outsiders.
  • FOX has a new Moment of Truth (I thought the summer finale already happened?) at 8, then the season finale of Hell's Kitchen.
  • NBC has new episodes of Celebrity Family Feud and America's Got Talent.
  • At 9, Discovery has a new Deadliest Catch, then a new After The Catch.
  • At 10, FX has a new Rescue Me minisode, followed by the season finale of 30 Days.
  • Bravo has a new Flipping Out at 10.
  • Lifetime Movie Network has the movie Nightmare at the End of the Hall at 10.

Check your local TV listings for more.

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30 Days: Gun Nation

by Paul Goebel, posted Jul 1st 2008 11:28PM

Pia(S03E04) I have never been a fan of guns. Sure, I enjoy movies where gun violence plays a major part. I've always held a fondness for Dirty Harry and the few times I held a gun, I definitely thought it was cool. All that being said, I don't know if I could ever shoot a gun at another living being. I don't really care to find out.

What I would like to know is if there is some way that responsible Americans can enjoy hunting and feel protected while at the same time, psychos won't be able to walk onto the playground of my daughter's school and shoot innocent children. This was an episode I was really looking forward to.

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What's On Tonight: Moment Of Truth, Deadliest Catch, ECW

by Bob Sassone, posted Jul 1st 2008 4:00PM
  • Rescue MeAt 8, ABC has a new Wipeout, followed by new episodes of I Survived A Japanese Game Show and Primetime: The Outsiders.
  • FOX has the summer finale of Moment of Truth, then a new Hell's Kitchen.
  • NBC has a new Celebrity Family Feud at 8, followed by a new America's Got Talent.
  • ABC Family has the premiere of Secret Life of the American Teen at 8 (repeated at 9).
  • USA has more U.S. Olympic Trials at 8.
  • TCM has His Girl Friday at 8.
  • Also at 8: ESPN has the ESPY's Nomination Special.
  • At 9, PBS has a new Wide Angle.
  • CBS has a new 48 Hours Mystery at 9.
  • Discovery has a new Deadliest Catch at 9, then a new After the Catch.
  • Food Network has a new Throwdown with Bobby Flay at 9.
  • At 10, FX has a new Rescue Me minisode, followed by a new 30 Days.
  • History Channel has a new Mega Disasters at 10.
  • There's a new ECW on Sci-Fi at 10.

Check your local TV listings for more.

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New TV on DVD releases this week

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 30th 2008 6:05PM

30 Days DVDHere are the new TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.

  • 30 Days - Season 2
  • Batman: The Movie
  • BraveStarr - Vol. 2
  • The Care Bears - King of the Moon
  • The Closer - Season 3
  • Mad Men - Season 1
  • Naruto - Vol. 25
  • The Streets of San Francisco - Season 2, Vol. 1
  • Til Death Do Us Part - Season 1
  • Tori & Dean: Inn Love - Season 1
  • Tyler Perry's House of Payne - Vol. 2: Episodes 21-40
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 5

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Stump the King: Morgan Spurlock

by Paul Goebel, posted Jun 30th 2008 8:01AM

Morgan SpurlockLast week was a historic one for me. Something happened that has never happened before and it actually happened twice.

Last week, as I often do, I wrote reviews of a few TV shows. The first review was for a new documentary series on Showtime. I didn't really like the show but I made a comment on how beautiful I found a young lady who was featured on the show. Well, much to my surprise, not only did she read the review but she wrote to thank me for the compliment. I was certainly flattered but I was even more surprised that someone I mentioned would actually take the time to write me.

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30 Days: Same Sex Parenting

by Paul Goebel, posted Jun 24th 2008 11:02PM

The Patrick Family(S03E04) Usually the teasers for 30 Days are pretty innocuous. They give an idea about what the topic is and show some reactions from both sides. This week, however, I had the feeling I was going to be pissed.

The part that stuck out the most was the sound byte of Kati saying, "It confirms the option of becoming gay." A person who would let that comment come out of their mouth is clearly uneducated on a great many things and I hoped that we'd get to see some redeeming qualities in her.

I had to laugh when Spurlock said Kati was going from Leave it to Beaver to My Two Dads. I've seen both of those shows many times and while the Beav can certainly be classified as a kid from a "typical American home," I never got the idea that Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan played gay lovers. I guess I need to rent that show on DVD.

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What's On Tonight: Wipeout, Deadliest Catch, 30 Days

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 24th 2008 4:02PM
  • Rescue MeAt 8, ABC has the series premiere of Wipeout, followed by the series premiere of I Survived A Japanese Game Show and a new Primetime: The Outsiders.
  • NBC has the series premiere of Celebrity Family Feud, then a new America's Got Talent.
  • At 9, FOX has a new Hell's Kitchen.
  • PBS has a new Frontline at 9.
  • Discovery has a new Deadliest Catch at 9.
  • VH-1 has two new episodes of I Love The Millennium starting at 9.
  • At 10, FX has a new minisode of Rescue Me, then a new 30 Days.
  • There's a new Mega Disasters on History Channel at 10.
  • Bravo has a new Flipping Out at 10.
  • HBO has a new Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel at 10.
  • Also at 10: Oxygen has a new Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.

Check your local TV listings for more.

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30 Days: Animal Rights

by Paul Goebel, posted Jun 18th 2008 10:42AM

George(S03E03) "I think half of that is bullshit" - George the hunter

Normally, I would go into an episode about vegetarianism and animal rights with a pretty strong opinion. However, since this is 30 Days, I know I'm bound to see and hear things that will, at least, give me second thoughts, if not change my opinions completely.

When it comes to animal rights, I have always been somewhere in the middle. I think killing animals for fur is cruel but I don't have a problem with people who eat meat. I personally have an affinity for pigs, so I don't eat pork. However, I think chickens are stupid, so I don't mind some pollo asado now and then. I don't think cosmetics should be tested on animals but I have found a lot of uses for prescription drugs. As far as hunting goes, well, I think you get the point. This episode was tailor made for a guy like me.

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What's On Tonight: NBA Finals, America's Got Talent, Flipping Out

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 17th 2008 4:02PM
  • Morgan SpurlockAt 8, ABC has game six of the Celtics/Lakers NBA Finals.
  • CBS has the new special AFI's 10 Top 10 at 8.
  • NBC has a new Deal or No Deal at 8, followed by the season premiere of America's Got Talent.
  • FOX has new episodes of Moment of Truth and Hell's Kitchen.
  • At 9, PBS has a new Frontline.
  • Discovery has a new Deadliest Catch at 9, then a new After The Catch.
  • At 10, FX has a new 30 Days.
  • Bravo has the season premiere of Flipping Out at 10.
  • History Channel has a new Mega Disasters at 10.
  • Oxygen has the premiere of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood at 10.
  • Also at 10: Sci-Fi has a new ECW.

Check your local TV listings for more.

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30 Days: 30 Days in a Wheelchair

by Paul Goebel, posted Jun 11th 2008 9:42AM

Ray Crockett(S03E02) Being confined to a wheelchair is one of my own personal worst fears. Whenever I see someone in a wheelchair, I can't help but selfishly imagine how much it would suck for me. My mind immediately starts listing all the things I wouldn't be able to do or at least do without any difficulty. For this reason, I was very interested in this week's episode.

As with most episodes, Spurlock makes this one about more than just a pro football player in a wheelchair. He manages to point out that the issues of stem cell research, the war in Iraq and equal rights for the differently-abled are all connected.

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What's On Tonight: NBA Finals, Deadliest Catch, ECW

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 10th 2008 4:03PM
  • 30 DaysTCM has Charlie Chan movies all night.
  • At 8, ABC has Game 3 of the Celtics/Lakers NBA Finals.
  • FOX has a new Moment of Truth at 8, followed by a new Hell's Kitchen.
  • At 9, CBS has a new 48 Hours Mystery.
  • Discovery has a new Deadliest Catch at 9.
  • At 10, FX has a new 30 Days.
  • History Channel has a new Mega Disasters at 10.
  • Bravo has a new Work Out at 10.
  • Also at 10: Sci-Fi has a new ECW.

Check your local TV listings for more.

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30 Days: Working in a Coalmine (season premiere)

by Paul Goebel, posted Jun 4th 2008 8:40AM

Morgan Spurlock(S03E01) "All you need to be a coal miner is a weak mind and a strong back." James

One thing I love about 30 Days is that in every episode there is a wealth of information. In the first five minutes of this season's premiere episode, I more than doubled the amount of information I knew about the coal mining industry. More importantly, I was ready to learn even more.

This season's premiere, like the past premieres, stars Spurlock himself as the episode's guinea pig and just like the other times he has put himself in harm's way, Spurlock's wife Alex expresses her concerns. What I found funny is that her knowledge of the perils of your average coal miner was pretty equal to my own. It really doesn't go too far past cave-ins and black lung.

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