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Friday, October 15, 2010

TV Weekend: Smallville, Rubicon, Mad Men, Venture Bros.

Posted By on October 15, 2010, 12:41 PM

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A clarification to yesterday’s accusation that The Salt Lake Tribune ripped off TV Tonight outright: I actually compile and write this myself instead of farming it out, so the Trib’s is different.---

What’s new this weekend:
Smallville (The CW, tonight) The 200th Episode: Brainiac (James Marsters, fresh from being blow’d up on Caprica) hits the Smallville high school reunion and drops some superhero knowledge on Clark (Tom Welling). Tip No. 1: Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize.

Also new tonight:
School Pride (NBC) Series Debut; Medium, CSI:NY, Blue Bloods (CBS); The Good Guys (Fox); Supernatural (The CW); Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network); Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO); The Soup (E!); The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (IFC)

Outlaw (NBC, Saturday) Dead, canceled and now burning off remaining new episodes on Saturday nights. See you here soon, Chase.

Also new Saturday:
Besides That Metal Show on VH1 Classic, not much. Go see the Salt City Derby Girls Championship Bout at the Salt Palace (or eventually on Comcast On Demand, or Xfinity On Demand, or whatever the hell it is now).

Rubicon (AMC, Sunday) Season Finale: Answers to the vast conspiracy are finally revealed! And only 13 weeks too late!

Mad Men (AMC, Sunday) Season Finale: Read the latest True TV for more (but not much more) insight.

The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim, Sunday) In a Very Special Episode, the Venture clan holds an intervention to try to teach Dr. Venture how to “love himself,” which we all assumed he already had, um, well in hand. How does it go? The ep is titled “Assisted Suicide,” so ...

Also new Sunday:
Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters (ABC); The Amazing Race, Undercover Boss (CBS); The Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy, American Dad (Fox); Boardwalk Empire, Bored to Death, Eastbound & Down (HBO); Sister Wives (TLC) Season Finale; Childrens Hospital, Metalocalypse (Adult Swim)

Preview: Is this supposed to be the Smallville 10-year reunion? Not to be catty, but I’m seeing at least 20. Just sayin’ …

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