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TV CALENDAR: Midseason Additions
March 24, 2012  | By Diane Werts
 

More shows have just been added to our calendar of midseason TV, including a firm date for Eddie Izzard's Treasure Island movie. And we've stretched our coverage into June, July and August, so you'll know when Dallas returns and The Closerstarts its final run.

Check out dozens of upcoming series, movies, specials, awards shows, and a lengthening list of TItanic 100th anniversary programs.

We'll keep updating as more shows are announced.


UPCOMING 2012 MIDSEASON PROGRAMS
(Click links for info, previews, more)

Shows just added are in bold

March 25:
Mad Men (AMC; Season 5 return)
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. (PBS; Season 2)

March 26:
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family; Season 5 return)
Make It Or Break It (ABC Family: Season 3 return)

March 28:
Whitechapel (BBC America; Season 2)

March 29:
Punk'd (MTV; prank series return)

March 31:
Kids Choice Awards (Nickelodeon)

April event:
100th anniversary of sinking of the Titanic
April 1: Saving the Titanic (PBS)
April 5: Titanic's Final Mystery (Smithsonian)
April 8: Titanic: The Last Word With James Cameron (NatGeo)
April 9: Save the Titanic With Bob Ballard (NatGeo)
April 14-15: new docudrama miniseries Titanic with Linus Roache (ABC)
April 15: Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved (History; post-disaster reconstruction)
Also: Titanic Belfast: Birth of a Legend (PBS stations)

April 1:
Game of Thrones (HBO; Season 2)
The Killing (AMC; Season 2)
Great Expectations (PBS' Masterpiece, with Gillian Anderson)
Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS special)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show (Hallmark; 10-hour marathon starts daily run)

April 2:
House (Fox; final episodes resume)
American Masters on Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee (PBS)

April 3:
Savage U (MTV; sex/relationships "crash course")
No Kitchen Required (BBC America; cooking competition)

April 4:
Betty White's Off Their Rockers (NBC; senior-pranks series)
Best Friends Forever (NBC; comedy about female NYC roomies)
One Tree Hill (CW; two-hour series finale)

April 5:
Scandal (ABC; Kerry Washington in Shonda Rimes D.C. drama)
Being Elmo (PBS; Independent Lens documentary)

April 6:
Magic City (Starz; Miami 1960s drama)

April 8:
The Client List (Lifetime; Jennifer Love Hewitt drama)
Nurse Jackie (Showtime; Season 4)
The Big C (Showtime; Season 3)
The Borgias (Showtime; Season 2)

April 9:
NewNowNext Awards (Logo special)

April 10:
Glee (Fox; new episodes begin)

April 11:
Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23 (ABC; Krysten Ritter/James Van Der Beek comedy)
America Revealed (PBS; what keeps the country moving, fed, powered)

April 15:
NYC 22 (CBS; police drama with Adam Goldberg/Terry Kinney/Leelee Sobieski)
Girls (HBO; Lena Dunham comedy of NYC 20somethings)

April 16:
Eureka (Syfy; Season 5/final)
Lost Girl (Syfy; Season 2)

April 17:
Amish: Out of Order (NatGeo; ex-Amish docuseries)

April 19:
Kathy (Bravo; Kathy Griffin talk show)

April 20:
The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO; animated comedy)

April 21:
The Making of 'Planet Earth (BBC America; 2-hour special, after 6 a.m.-9 p.m. marathon)

April 22:
Veep (HBO; Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy)
Fox 25th Anniversary special (Fox)

April 24:
The L.A. Complex (CW; Hollywood wannabes drama)

April 29:
TV Land Awards (TV Land)

May 5:
Treasure Island (Syfy; 4-hour movie event with Eddie Izzard, Elijah Wood)

May 6:
Sherlock (PBS; Season 2)
Comedy Awards (Comedy Central)

May 9:
Around the World in 80 Plates (Bravo; culinary competition)

May 11:
Common Law (USA; squabbling detectives hour with Michael Ealy, Warren Kole)

May 14:
Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (PBS' American Masters)
America's Got Talent (NBC; Season 7)

May 20:
Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (CBS; Tom Selleck movie)
Billboard Music Awards (ABC)

May 21:
House (Fox; series finale)
American Ninja Warrior (NBC; competition series from G4)

May 24:
Men at Work (TBS; sitcom with Danny Masterson, James Lesure)

May 29:
Design Star (HGTV, Season 7)

May 30:
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family; Season 2 return)

May TBA:
Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO; Clive Owen/Nicole Kidman movie)

June 3:
MTV Movie Awards (MTV)

June 5:
Rizzoli & Isles (TNT; Season 3 return)
Franklin & Bash (TNT; Season 2 return)
Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family; Season 3 return)
Jane by Design (ABC Family; Season 1 continues)

June 6:
CMT Music Awards (CMT)

June 7:
Love in the Wild (NBC; dating series return)
Saving Hope (NBC; Canadian hospital drama)

June 10:
Tony Awards (CBS)

June 11:
Bunheads (ABC Family; showgirl turns dance teacher, drama series with Sutton Foster)

June 13:
Dallas (TNT; story continuation with new/old cast members)

June 17:
Falling Skies (TNT; Season 2 return)

June 20:
Baby Daddy (ABC Family; sitcom with Melissa Peterman)

June TBA:
Jersey Shore Shark Attack (Syfy movie)

July 1:
Weeds (Showtime; Season 8 return)
Episodes (Showtime; Season 2 return)

July 9:
The Closer (TNT; Season 7/final episodes)
Perception (TNT; crime drama with Eric McCormack)

July 15:
Leverage (TNT; Season 5 continues)

July 19:
Sullivan & Son (TBS; comedy series)

July TBA:
Breaking Bad (AMC; Season 5 return)

Aug. 13:
Major Crimes (TNT; drama spinoff with Mary McDonnell and other Closer cast)


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