There are eighteen new TV series beginning in March 2012. Will you be able to tell if Michael is “Awake” or asleep? How far would you go to find a loved one who goes “Missing?” Find out which artist can lay down the “Best Ink,” learn how scary monsters are really made with “Monster Man,” and discovery the beauty of the Earth’s polar regions in “Frozen Planet.” Which new TV show interests you?
New season premieres are listed alphabetical by program titles.
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All times listed as EST.
Programming schedules subject to change.
Thursdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 1
Detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs) cannot tell if he is awake or asleep. After a tragic car accident his mind creates 2 worlds in which he now lives. In one, his teenage son Rex (Dylan Minnette) is alive and his wife perished. In the other, his wife Hannah (Laura Allen) survived but his son is dead. Helping him try to distinguish the true reality from the fake are therapists (one from each world) Dr. Evans (Cherry Jones) and Dr. Lee (BD Wong). But Michael isn’t sure he wants to separate truth from fiction.
Best Ink (OXY)
Tuesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 27
Tattoo artists now have their own competition where the winner will bag $100,000. Judges include Joe Capobianco, Sabina Kelley, and a rotating guest judge. Hosted by Kimberly Caldwell.
Fashion Star (NBC)
Tuesdays @ 9:30pm, Series Premiere March 13
“Fashion Star” is looking for the next big brand in the fashion world designed for Americans to buy. Weekly winners’ designs will be immediately available for purchase. The overall winner will receive $6,000,000 in orders for capsule collections in Macy’s, H&M and Saks Fifth Avenue stores. Judging the designers are Caprice Willard (Macy’s), Terron E. Schaefer (Saks Fifth Avenue), and Nicole Christie (H&M). Hosted by Elle Macpherson.
Frozen Planet (DISC)
Sundays @ 8:00, Series Premiere March 18
Four years in the making and following in the footsteps of the popular documentary “Planet Earth” comes “Frozen Planet” which will showcase the natural elements, beauty, and animals of the Earth’s polar regions. Kudos to Frozen Planet’s filmmakers who filmed a record 2,356 days in the field, 1-½ years at sea, more than 6 months on the sea ice and 134 hours beneath that ice, filming in the polar oceans. Narrated by Alec Baldwin.
Sundays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 4
“GCB” = Good Christian Belles. Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bobb) was a mean person in high school. But people can change, right? Amanda has but the former unpopular teen now turned diva Carlene Cockburn (Kristin Chenoweth) doesn’t believe it and still seeks revenge 18 years later. Some people never grow up? GCB? Yeah, right.
Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis (BRAVO)
Wednesdays @ 9:00pm, Series Premiere March 14
Interior designer Jeff Lewis is moving in with his clients and he’s bringing his assistant Jenni Pulos and housekeeper Zoila Chavexz with him. They spend 5 days in the clients home judging and redesigning their living space.
Leave it to Niecy (TLC)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 25
Another family documentary series; this one featuring actress/comedienne Niecy Nash.
Love Broker (BRAVO)
Mondays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 5
Matchmaker Lori Zaslow believes you can’t wait for love to come to you, you have to go find it for yourself. If that’s so, then why is she playing matchmaker?
Mary Mary (WE)
Thursdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 29
Follow the Grammy Award winning sister duo of Erica and Tina Campbell as they try to find a balance between their working career and their private lives.
Million Dollar Listing: NY (BRAVO)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 7
Have you ever wondered what a million dollar home in New York look like? Wonder no more. “Million Dollar Listing: NY” will show you.
Thursdays @ 8:00pm, Series Premiere March 15
See how far a mother will go to find her son when he goes missing while studying abroad. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that she has a history with the CIA. Starring Ashley Judd, Sean Bean, Cliff Curtis and Nick Eversman.
Monster Man (SYFY)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 21; Preview March 14 @11pm
Need a monster created? Making monsters us Cleve Hall’s specialty as one of Hollywood’s premier monster makers. His family run business includes his ex-wife Sonja Maddox-Hall, best friends Roy Knyrim and Johnny Saiko, and office manager Cindy Miller.
My Crazy Obsession (TLC)
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 7
TLC shows us people with some extreme and unique obsessions, some which include habits and rituals.
No Kitchen Required (BBCA)
Tuesdays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 20
Three gourmet chefs are dropped into the wilderness spots around the world without so much as a sauce pan and are asked to create a local dish with whatever they can catch or find. Chef Gordon Ramsay is kicking himself for not thinking of this cooking competition concept first. Starring New York restaurateur Michael Psilakis, “Chopped” Grand Champion chef Madison Cowan, and New Zealand chef Kayne Raymond. Hosted by Shini Somara.
North Woods Law (ANPL)
Fridays @ 9:00pm, Series Premiere March 16
Follow the lives of game warden’s patrolling in Maine.
On Death Row (ID)
Fridays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 9
Werner Herzog analysis and interviews of people on death row.
Shahs of Sunset (BRAVO)
Sundays @ 10:00pm, Series Premiere March 11
How hard is it to live an active social life, have a successful career and still be able to satisfy your family? The “Shahs of Sunset” know how.
Mondays @ 9:00pm, Series Premiere March 19
There is life after “24.” Kiefer Sutherland is back as Martin Bohm, a father who is trying his best to connect with his emotionally challenged son, Jake (David Mazouz) who proves that we are all interconnected. Our lives are invisibly tied to those whose destinies touch ours whether we know it or not.
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