THIS WEEK IN TV Monday: The Bachelorette (season finale) and Dating In The Dark on ABC; The Great American Road Trip, The Wanted, and Dateline NBC on NBC. Tuesday: The Superstars (finale), Better Off Ted, and The Bachelorette: After The Final Rose on ABC; Big Brother on CBS; Hell's Kitchen and More To Love (season premiere) on FOX; America's Got Talent on NBC. Wednesday: I Survived A Japanese Game Show and Primetime: Crime on ABC; So You Think You Can Dance on FOX; America's Got Talent and The Philanthropist on NBC. Thursday: Big Brother on CBS; So You Think You Can Dance on FOX. Friday: Surviving Suburbia, The Goode Family, 20/20 on ABC; Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? and Mental on FOX; Dateline NBC on NBC. Saturday: Red Eye (The W at Amazon) and Dirty Sexy Money on ABC; America's Most Wanted on FOX; Special called Face The Ace on NBC. In Face The Ace, amateurs play poker against world-class players for a chance to win one million dollars. Sunday: There's a special on ABC called Ty's Great British Adventure. You may or may not be surprised to learn that the Ty in question is Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's Ty Pennington. Also on ABC is the first two episodes Defying Gravity. Defying Gravity is a joint production of Fox Television Studios and the BBC, in association with Candian broadcasters CTV Television Network and SPACE. It was pitched to networks as "Grey's Anatomy in Space". CBS has a new 60 Minutes and a new Big Brother. The CW has a new Easy Money and the movie Overboard. On NBC, a new Dateline NBC, Merlin, and part 2 of The Storm.
No thread yet? Thumbs up. Not as good as some recent Miyazaki, but still worth seeing. On second viewing today, learned it might be more fun to watch all the creatures in the background than the actual main plot.