Friday, September 24, 2010

Around the Tubes vol. LXVIII

I have gotten a plethora of cool press releases have been flooding my inbox recently that you may find interesting. This post will include blurbs on Chuck, Sons of Anarchy, Eastbound and Down, Sharktopus, The Event, The Biggest Loser, Small Town Sound, The Seven, Sportiqe Boutiqe, Deadliest Catch, Martha Speaks, Showtime and Lifetime renewals and premiere dates.

- If you missed the season four promo after the Chuck premiere or just want to watch it again, here it is.

Season 4: Twist and Turns

- If you want to hear Stephen King talk about his appearance on Sons of Anarchy this week and his passion of Harleys will want to head over to the Sons of Anarchy Production Blog.

- Eastbound and Down returns for its second season Sunday (premiering after the latest episodes of Boardwalk Empire and Bored to Death) at 10:30. Check out the trailer below.

- Fans of 30 Rock will want to head over to where they can win tickets to the October 14 live show which will air live on both coasts with two separate shows. The winner will also receive round trip travel, a two night hotel stay, and dinner for two.

- B-Movie lovers rejoice, Sharktopus finally premieres tomorrow at 9:00 on Syfy. Here is a promo to tide you over until then.

Sharktopus – Sporkupine

- For those that cannot get enough of The Event, NBC has plenty of online resourced to elve deeper into the show. Creator Nick Wauters participated in a Twitter chat which you can find the transcript here. Nick also updates his The Event blog here. Lastly, there is a mysterious figure blogging about the events on the show (and may even show up on future episodes over at Truth Seeker 5314.

- Fans of The Biggest Loser will want to check out the interview with Farm Sanctuary.

- If you are in an all female band you will want to head over to who are looking for the next best independent female rockers in a nationwide talent search called “Small Town Sound” which will be judged by The Bangles and Akron’s own Chrissy Hynde. Grand prize winner will perform locally and have a chance to open for The Bangles and Sick of Sarah at a major music festival in the spring

- MTV has a new pop culture driven live news show starting Monday called The Seven which will be counting the top ten biggest news items of the day (just kidding, just seven items). Tune in at 5:00 for inaugural guests Drake and the cast o the Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield & Justin Timberlake. The Seven will be hosted by Kevin Manno and Julie Alexandria,

- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was recently spotted filming a commercial for ESPN wearing a Sportiqe Boutiqe t-shirt which will hit the store next week.

- Apparently something fishy is going down with the Deadliest Catch proposed spin-off with the Discovery Channel suing two of its stars. For a full rundown of the case head over to The Hollywood Reporter.

- For those with youngin out there, the new season of Martha Speak returns October 11 on PBS Kids (check your local listings. Here is a preview:

Martha Speaks The Making of the Show

- The moderately attractive Emmanuelle Chriqui (who was lucky number 13 on my list of The Hottest Hot Chicks of the 00’s) will have a three season arc on the upcoming Showtime period piece The Borgias coming to Showtime spring of next year. In other Showtime in 2011 news, Californication returns January 9 at 9:00 followed by new shows Episodes starring Matt LeBlanc and Shameless starring William H Macy and Emmy Rossum. Also both The Big C and Weeds have been picked for another season.

- In other renewal news, Lifetime has ordered up more second of Army Wives and Drop Dead Diva.

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