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The TV Shows of 2005
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TV Show: The Office ( 2005 )
Steve Carell stars in The Office, a fresh and funny mockumentary-style glimpse into the daily interactions of the eccentric workers at the Dunder Mifflin paper supply company. Based on the smash-hit British series of the same name and adapted for American Television by Greg Daniels, this fast-paced comedy parodies contemporary American water-cooler culture. Earnest but clueless regional manager Michael Scott believes himself to be an exceptional boss and mentor, but actually receives more eye-rolls than respect from his oddball staff.
TV Show: Grey's Anatomy ( 2005 )
The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis -- it's in one another that they find comfort, friendship and, at times, more than friendship. Together they're discovering that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white. Real life only comes in shades of grey.
TV Show: Supernatural ( 2005 )
This haunting series follows the Winchester brothers as they crisscross the lonely and mysterious back roads of the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, hunting down every evil supernatural force they encounter along the way.
TV Show: Criminal Minds ( 2005 )
Criminal Minds revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again.
TV Show: Doctor Who ( 2005 )
Adventures across time and space with the time travelling alien and companions.
TV Show: How I Met Your Mother ( 2005 )
How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about Ted and how he fell in love. It all starts when Ted's best friend, Marshall drops the bombshell that he's going to propose to his long-time girlfriend, Lilya kindergarten teacher. At that moment, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest is Barney a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin he's sure it's love at first sight, but destiny may have something else in store.
TV Show: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ( 2005 )
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American comedy series about four friends in their late 20s with clear sociopathic tendencies who run an unsuccessful Irish bar, "Paddy's Pub," in South Philadelphia. The series deals with a variety of controversial topics, including abortion, gun control, physical disabilities, racism, sexism, religion, the Israeli/Palestinian situation, terrorism, transsexuality, slavery, incest, sexual harassment in education, the homeless, statutory rape, drug addiction, pedophilia, child abuse, mental illness, gay rights and dumpster babies.
TV Show: Prison Break ( 2005 )
Lincoln Burrows is currently on death row and scheduled to die in a few months for an assassination his younger brother Michael is convinced he did not commit. With no other options and time winding down, Michael takes drastic measures to get himself incarcerated alongside his brother in Fox River State Penitentiary. Once he's inside, Michael - a structural engineer with the blueprints for the prison - begins to execute an elaborate plan to break Lincoln out and prove him innocent. When Michael arrives at Fox River State Penitentiary, he meets the prison denizens who will, unknowingly, help in his escape plans - his cellmate, the lovelorn Sucre; beautiful prison doctor Dr. Sara Tancredi, who happens to be the governor's daughter; former mob boss John Abruzzi; and Warden Henry Pope. Meanwhile, outside the prison walls, the brothers' childhood friend and Lincoln's lost love, attorney Veronica Donovan, works within the law to free them; Lincoln's teenage son LJ may be going down a path similar to his convicted father's; and Secret Service Agent Paul Kellerman's investigation into Lincoln's case proves that there may be a national conspiracy.
TV Show: Bones ( 2005 )
F.B.I. Agent Seeley Booth is teamed up with forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan to solve some of the most baffling and bizarre crimes ever. Booth depends on clues from the living, witnesses and suspects, while Brennan gathers evidence from the dead, relying on her uncanny ability to read clues left behind in the bones of the victims.
TV Show: Avatar: The Last Airbender ( 2005 )
Water. Earth. Fire. Air. Only the Avatar was the master of all four elements. Only he could stop the ruthless Fire Nation from conquering the world. But when the world needed him most, he disappeared. Until now... On the South Pole, a lone Water Tribe village struggles to survive. It's here that a young Waterbender named Katara and her warrior brother Sokka rescue a strange boy named Aang from a cavernous iceberg. Not only is Aang an Airbender--a race of people no one has seen in a century--but they soon discover that Aang is also the long lost Avatar. Now it's up to Katara and Sokka to make sure Aang faces his destiny to save the tribe--and himself. Did we mention he's only 12?
TV Show: American Dad! ( 2005 )
In American Dad!, Stan Smith leads the all-American family in this animated sitcom filled with wild and crazy extremes. Everyday life is taken to the limit as Stan applies the same drastic measures used in his job at the CIA to his home life. Driven by machismo and the American dream, he often is blind to how horribly he fails at his attempts. This father might not know best, but he never stops trying.
TV Show: Rome ( 2005 )
Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world. The Republic was founded on principals of shared power, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling...and two soldiers unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome. A drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, husbands and wives, Rome chronicles a turbulent era that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire.
TV Show: Weeds ( 2005 )
Weeds is based around an american widow (Nancy Botwin) with 2 children who begins selling cannabis for financial gain after the death of her husband. Her family become involved in more and more illegal activities as the show progresses.
TV Show: The Closer ( 2005 )
Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Despite a tendency to step on people's toes, Johnson manages to convert even her strongest adversaries with her unique ability to get to the truth, and more importantly, to close cases.
TV Show: My Name is Earl ( 2005 )
Karma is a funny thing. Just ask Earl who's learning the hard way that when you do something bad, it has a way of coming back and biting you in the ass! Hoping to turn his life around, Earl's got a lengthy list of detestable deeds to make up for.
TV Show: Ghost Whisperer ( 2005 )
Ever since she was a young girl, Melinda Gordon has been able to see and talk to dead people--earth bound spirits who have yet to cross over to the other side and who seek her help in communicating and resolving unfinished business with the living. Melinda sometimes has a hard time accepting her "gift," especially now that she's a newlywed and looking forward to starting her new life with her husband, Jim Clancy, a paramedic. Her friend and business partner in the antique store, Andrea Moreno, is fascinated by Melinda's talent. Although Melinda embraces her unique "abilities" as a blessing and sometimes a curse, she always helps her clients--alive or dead--find emotional closure.
TV Show: The Suite Life of Zack and Cody ( 2005 )
Meet Zack and Cody, 11 year-old identical twins and the newest residents of Boston's swanky Tipton Hotel on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
TV Show: Numb3rs ( 2005 )
FBI Special Agent Don Eppes recruits his mathematical genius brother Charlie to help the Bureau solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles. The two brothers take on the most confounding criminal cases from a very distinctive perspective. Dr. Larry Fleinhardt is Charlie's friend and colleague who urges Charlie to focus more on his university studies than on FBI business. Don and Charlie's father, Alan Eppes is pleased to see his two sons working together, but fears their competitive nature will lead to trouble.
TV Show: The Boondocks ( 2005 )
In The Boondocks, Robert "Granddad" Freeman is the cantankerous legal guardian of his rambunctious grandkids Huey and Riley and has moved them from the south side of Chicago to the quiet and safety of "The Boondocks" (in this case, suburban Woodcrest), hoping that he can ignore them altogether and enjoy the golden years of his life in peace. But Huey, a 10-year-old left wing revolutionary, is determined not to enjoy the affluence of suburbia. This attitude is seconded by his 8-year-old brother, Riley, a proud product of contemporary rap culture. Although they torture each other and provoke the neighborhood, they are no match for Granddad, who is eccentric even by "crazy-ass-old-black-man" standards.
TV Show: Medium ( 2005 )
Medium Allison DuBois is a strong-willed mother of three who has struggled since childhood to make sense of her visions of dead people. Hoping to prove to Allison that her dreams are stress induced, her scientist husband, Joe, sends descriptions of Allison's visions to a number of law enforcement agencies, expecting nothing to come of it. To his surprise, one of Allison's dreams bears an eerie similarity to a Texas homicide case involving a 17-year-old murder suspect. The case pits Allison against Capt. Kenneth Push, a cynical Texas Ranger who is suspicious of her psychic abilities. By the end of the investigation, Capt. Push has a new respect for Allison—and she makes a life-altering decision of her own.
TV Show: The Thick of It ( 2005 )
Join the farce that is the department of Social afairs and Citizenship as it farcically stumbles its way through the corridors of power.
TV Show: Robot Chicken ( 2005 )
Robot Chicken uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format.
TV Show: Everybody Hates Chris ( 2005 )
Inspired by his childhood experiences, comedian Chris Rock narrates the hilarious, touching story of a teenager growing up as the eldest of children in Brooklyn, New York during the early 1980s.
TV Show: Extras ( 2005 )
Sitcom set in the world of film and TV extras, from the Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant team that dreamt up The Office.
TV Show: Deadliest Catch ( 2005 )
It's the deadliest job on earth: crab fishing off the Alaskan coast on the icy Bering Sea. These adventurers will battle Arctic weather, brutal waves, and a ticking clock for big money in this modern-day gold rush from which they may never return.
TV Show: Hell's Kitchen ( 2005 )
In Hell's Kitchen, aspiring chefs are put through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize.
TV Show: Wild 'N Out ( 2005 )
Bringing fresh energy to the monumental tenth anniversary of Wild 'N Out are six new cast members: DC Young Fly, Matt Rife, Darren Brand, Aarona Lopez, TattooManPaige and Hunter Stiebel.
TV Show: Zoey 101 ( 2005 )
Pacific Coast Academy, an all boys boarding school is accepting female students for the first time since the school was established. Zoey's little brother Dustin is currently a student there. Zoey decides to be one of the first girls to become a student at PCA. This is very exciting, but also very scary; fitting in at a new school is hard enough, but going away to boarding school and living on your own at age 13 can get crazy! Especially when the girls are heavily outnumbered by the boys...
TV Show: A Haunting ( 2005 )
"When the door between the spirit world and ours is opened, the stuff of nightmares becomes reality". That's according to the introduction of this series, A Haunting, which dramatizes the "true" stories of people who have been haunted or experienced a haunting. In this docu-drama, the actual people involved recount their stories on-camera, as the frightening events of their stories are re-enacted....
TV Show: Ben 10 ( 2005 )
First premiering in January 2006, Ben 10 is a Cartoon Network Original Animation Series that finds our hero, 10-year-old Ben Tennyson, discovering an alien "Omnitrix" watch that allows him the ability to transform into any one of ten alien superheroes! With the help of his Grandpa Max and "dweeb" cousin Gwen, Ben defeats his arch-nemesis Vilgax in the "Secret of the Omnitrix" movie special, leaving the planet earth safe from evil alien threats. In "Ben 10: Alien Force" (premiered April 2008), our hero is now fifteen years old and must once again use the Omnitrix to protect the earth from a new, sinister alien conspiracy that threatens to conquer the entire universe! This time around he has the help of not only his cousin Gwen (who is learning to master alien powers of her own), but his old nemesis Kevin Levin. Together, our trio of heroes span the globe (and galaxy!) to protect the earth from threats as they arise. Picking up immediately where "Ben 10: Alien Force" leaves off, "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien" (premiering April 2010) follows the now 16-year-old Ben as his life changes in major ways! The Omnitrix has been destroyed and Ben must now learn to master the secrets of the mysterious Ultimatrix, a new watch-like device that not only allows him to transform into a variety of alien super heroes, but also gives him the ability to activate evolved (or "ultimate") versions of some of his most powerful alien entities! That's only half of the changes in store for our hero, as a young savvy fanboy discovers Ben's secret identity and reveals it to the world! Faced with newfound stardom, Ben must deal with obsessive fans and skeptics who view him as a nuisance. With Gwen and Kevin still at his side, Ben continues his battle against incredible alien threats to the galaxy!
TV Show: So You Think You Can Dance ( 2005 )
The summer hit So You Think You Can Dance, hosted by Cat Deeley, keeps viewers moving to a different beat as dancers skilled in everything from the 'street' styles of Hip-Hop, Krumping and Popping to Ballroom's Salsa, Quickstep and Jive compete to be named the nation's favorite. In the performance round, the 20 finalists dance for America's votes, and each week the six contestants comprising the bottom three couples are given a chance to perform solo routines to encourage viewers to keep them on the show. Then the judges decide which dancers stay in the competition and which two are eliminated.
TV Show: The Comeback ( 2005 )
The limited comedy series stars Lisa Kudrow as the embattled Valerie Cherish, a fading TV "It Girl" who was once so desperate to stay in the spotlight that she allowed cameras to follow her every move as she appeared on a new sitcom - with disastrous results. Now, it's ten years later, and Valerie thinks she has it all figured out this time. She doesn't.
TV Show: Masters of Horror ( 2005 )
Chilling horror stories from the most prominent directors of the genre.
TV Show: Mock the Week ( 2005 )
Comedy show combining the best elements of panel show, stand-up and improvised games with two teams of comedians taking a satirical swipe at the news and world events.
TV Show: Dancing with the Stars ( 2005 )
The hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts
TV Show: Deal or No Deal ( 2005 )
NBC brings the high stakes international hit game show Deal or No Deal to American audiences. Actor-comedian Howie Mandel hosts the exciting game of odds and chance.
TV Show: Invasion ( 2005 )
For centuries man has searched the skies for signs of intelligent life forms. But what if those life forms were already here, and what if a storm was masking something far more menacing?
TV Show: 8 Out of 10 Cats ( 2005 )
A topical news panel show based on statistics and opinion polls.
TV Show: Canada's Worst Driver ( 2005 )
Canada's Worst Driver is a Canadian television series on Discovery Channel, based on Britain's Worst Driver, and is part of the Worst Driver television franchise. It and sister series Canada's Worst Handyman are the two highest-rated programs on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by Proper Television, whose president, Guy O'Sullivan, was the director for the original Britain's Worst Driver series; as such, Canada's Worst Driver is considered to be the production company's flagship show.Unlike other Worst series around the world, the Canadian version emphasizes the learning process of the contestants and the science of driving, and as such is often more serious than the other Worst shows around the world, which are mainly played for laughs. It is the longest running of any Worst series to date.The series is also aired dubbed in French in Canada, as the Les zéros de conduite on Canal D.
TV Show: Restaurant Makeover ( 2005 )
A team of a top chef and renowned inter decorator set on a run-down restaurant in the hopes of bringing it back to it's former glory. The restaurant puts up half the money needed to redo the place and steps back, returning only twice - once after demolition to see the destruction and react accordingly, and once when the work is complete. The team only has a small budget and limited time to complete the makeover, but always seems to do an incredible job regardless. The question is: will the owners like the drastic changes, or revert it back?
TV Show: Johnny Test ( 2005 )
Imagine having two twin brainiac sisters who are 13 years old and can bring up out-of-this-world experiments. Well lucky for "Johnny Test" and his super talking dog, Dukey. They can. Super-powers, gadgets that can rewind a person or turning things into gold... for Johnny the possibilities are endless. But whenever there is trouble, Johnny has to go back home before 5 P.M. for meatloaf.
TV Show: Life with Derek ( 2005 )
Life with Derek is a comedy series about a modern blended family, with two type-A 15 year-olds, Casey (Ashley Leggat) and Derek (Michael Seater). Each episode is an alpha-teen comic war between two self-obsessed teenagers in a take-no-prisoners fight for control of their house, their school, and their world.
TV Show: Naturally, Sadie ( 2005 )
Sadie Hawthorne is a 14 yr. old high school student and an aspiring naturalist who loves to study and observe animals and their behavior in their natural environment. Her desire to study and observe is not limited to animals as she attempts to analyze human beings the same way. Sadie soon discovers that this is difficult because behaviorally, we are all unpredictable.
TV Show: Sons of Butcher ( 2005 )
The show follows the exploits of Sol Butcher, Ricky Butcher, and Doug Borski, who operate a successful butcher shop called "Sons of Butcher Quality Meats" in the slums of Steeltown, a city modelled after Hamilton, Ontario. When not tending to the shop, they play together at various venues in a Rock band, naturally called Sons of Butcher.
TV Show: Bromwell High ( 2005 )
Bromwell High is set in an under-funded, graffitti-scarred secondary school in South London and follows the exploits of three exceptionally naughty school girls, one maverick Headmaster and a bunch of desperate teachers.
TV Show: Robson Arms ( 2005 )
The residents of Robson Arms are always in some sort of drama. This Vancouver-based apartment building holds some pretty interesting characters behind its doors, who stir up the romance as well as the rent. Some are just out to party, others to work and move ahead, and some like the idea of seducing tenants.
TV Show: The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson ( 2005 )
Craig Ferguson entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompasses film, television and the stage. Since taking the helm of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on January 3, 2005, the show has set all-time viewer records and achieved the highest ratings since the shows inception in 1995.
TV Show: The Girls Next Door ( 2005 )
They're often blond, very ambitious and always beautiful. They're the young women who travel from towns and cities across America in hopes of sharing one man's incredible dream: life at the Playboy Mansion. This unique eight episode reality series takes viewers beyond the gates and behind closed doors to reveal the world of Hugh Hefner's mansion as it has never been seen before: through the eyes of the women who live, play - and, of course, party - with him. It's the secret side of an American legend and the fabled home that has captivated the imagination of millions.
TV Show: The Tyra Banks Show ( 2005 )
"The Tyra Banks Show", also known as and shortened to Tyra or The Tyra Show, is an American talk show hosted by Tyra Banks. While Banks's show covered a variety of topics, there was a sensationalized focus on current issues facing women, with often special episodes on America's Next Top Model, which Banks herself had also created and which she still hosts. In its later seasons, it took on a tabloid format similar to shows such as Maury and The Montel Williams Show, covering topics such as people with odd psychological problems, among other subjects.The show was aired in many countries, and also remained available on XM Satellite Radio's Take Five channel in both the United States and Canada.
TV Show: The War at Home ( 2005 )
Parents struggle to raise their teens.
TV Show: Iron Chef America ( 2005 )
Iron Chef America is an American cooking show based on Fuji Television's Iron Chef, and is the second American adaptation of the series, following the failed Iron Chef USA. The show is produced by Food Network, which also carried a dubbed version of the original Iron Chef. Like the original Japanese program, the program is a culinary game show. In each episode, a new challenger chef competes against one of the resident "Iron Chefs" in a one-hour cooking competition based on a secret ingredient or ingredients, and sometimes theme.
TV Show: South of Nowhere ( 2005 )
South of Nowhere is about a group of teens in Los Angeles trying to bridge the gap between who they are and who they want to be.
TV Show: Miami Ink ( 2005 )
5 tattoo artists move to South Beach to open up a tattoo shop.
TV Show: Flip This House ( 2005 )
Flip This House focuses on Real Estate investors who take the most rundown houses and over the course of a few weeks transforms them into gorgeous profitable properties.
TV Show: Fat Actress ( 2005 )
An actress struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.
TV Show: Dante's Cove ( 2005 )
This program is set in a small coastal town in Southern California and focuses on a group of attractive characters in their twenties – most of them skaters, surfers, and college students -- who live in an apartment complex on the beach called the Hotel Dante. The good-looking young residents are gay, lesbian, bi and straight, at a point in their lives when they are full of hopes and dreams, but also coming up against the harsh realities of daily survival. The group of friends investigates mysterious happenings that took place long ago in their apartment complex.
TV Show: Threshold ( 2005 )
The suspense drama focuses on a team of experts who, after a strange phenomenon is discovered, must try to thwart the possible global threats that stem from it.
TV Show: Stacked ( 2005 )
You can't judge a book by its cover, especially when it's only covered by a miniskirt and baby-tee! A workplace ensemble comedy, Stacked revolves around beautiful Skyler Dayton who is tired of her non-stop partying lifestyle and bad choices in boyfriends. Wanting a major life change, she wanders into "The Stacks," a small family-run bookstore owned by Gavin DeWitt and his brother, Stuart. Divorced and unlucky in love himself, Gavin's inclined to regard Skyler as an embodiment of the vacuous, image-obsessed culture he has come to abhor. Stuart, however, is dazzled by Skyler's beauty and, much to Gavin's horror, offers her a job at their store, which she happily accepts as the first step in her quest for a steadier lifestyle. Unhappy that she's going to be minding the till next to such an intimidating bombshell is the store's sole other employee, Katrina.
TV Show: The Colbert Report ( 2005 )
Feel the news along with Stephen Colbert, America's ballsiest pundit.
TV Show: Point Pleasant ( 2005 )
All hell is about to break loose in a sleepy New Jersey town when a sudden violent storm washes in more than the tide. The peaceful existence of a small seaside community will dramatically change forever when Christina Nickson is rescued from the ocean by local lifeguard Jesse Parker and brought to the home of local doctor Ben Kramer. The Kramers, including Ben's wife, Meg, and daughter, Judy, take an instant liking to Christina and invite her stay with them as she searches for clues to her past and attempts to find her mother, a Point Pleasant native whom Christina never knew. Unbeknownst to Christina, her presence in the town is having a profound effect on its inhabitants - awakening repressed feelings, unlocking secret desires and heightening emotions. As Christina seeks answers to her mother's disappearance, she will come to realize that she has never known her "real" father either - for Christina is the offspring of a mortal woman and the Devil. While Christina struggles to control the demon inside her (and the powers that come with it), the fight for her soul has begun and the town of Point Pleasant has turned into the ultimate battleground of good vs. evil.
TV Show: Run's House ( 2005 )
Run's had his hands full with his lovely wife and family. Oh, and don't forget about his comeback album. Roll with Rev Run and fam in this reality sitcom. Who's house? Run's House!
TV Show: Squidbillies ( 2005 )
Watch the Squidbillies as the Cuylers kick the ass of America's toughest issues, including marriage inequality, taint cancer, speciesism, and the impending Russian snake apocalypse. It's good clean family fun for childless families!
TV Show: My Super Sweet 16 ( 2005 )
My Super Sweet 16 follows a series of 15 year old girls as they rigorously plan, prep, and finally partake in their sweet 16 party. Will the event be a success? Or a stinker? Will bossy parents, friends, or greedy siblings stand in their path of a dream celebration? Sometimes sixteen... ain't so sweet.
TV Show: Freddie ( 2005 )
A successful chef living in Chicago inherits three generations of family: his niece, his sister-in-law, and his grandmother; and learns to survive living with three very different women.
TV Show: Criss Angel: Mindfreak ( 2005 )
"Criss Angel: Mindfreak" on A&E is the most successful magic show in television history, resulting in more hours of magic during prime time than any other show! It was viewed regularly by over 100 million people per season in 90 countries. During its 6 seasons and over 100 episodes, Criss created and performed over 1,000 mind-blowing demonstrations that still amaze and astound viewers.
TV Show: Commander in Chief ( 2005 )
Mackenzie Allen, the 45-year-old Independent Vice President of the United States, is about to venture into territory no woman has entered before. While at an official ceremony with husband and Chief of Staff, Rod Allen, she is informed by the President's Chief of Staff, Jim Gardner, and the Attorney General that President Bridges is about to undergo emergency brain surgery for a tumor.
TV Show: The Andy Milonakis Show ( 2005 )
New to MTV's Sunday Stew lineup is The Andy Milonakis Show, a new comedy series, starring Andy Milonakis. The young comedian first attracted the attention of Jackhole Industries front man Jimmy Kimmel, who has had Milonakis as a guest on his late-night talk show several times. Andy is most famous for his Super Bowl Is Gay sketch. The new project will center around Milonakis and his wacky activities, like creating bizarre short films of himself, after being trapped in his Lower East Side Manhattan apartment.
TV Show: Supernanny ( 2005 )
Drawing on 30 years of professional experience, Jo is back to help stressed-out parents tackle social and behavioral challenges as well as new issues faced by modern-day families. With a recipe of honest, direct and nurturing support, Jo offers real-life solutions to parents — uplifting families with advice, techniques, and tips to iron out the chaos in their lives, helping families evolve.
TV Show: My Fair Brady ( 2005 )
Adrianne Curry, winner of America's Next Top Model, demands that her lover, former Brady Bunch-er Christopher Knight, marry her or else she's moving out.
TV Show: Mind of Mencia ( 2005 )
Comedian Carlos Mencia mercilessly skewers the current and the cultural, whether in the studio, in the audience, out on the street, or in commercial parodies. Since its premiere in July 2005, Mind of Mencia has relentlessly taken on topics such as ethnic stereotypes, race relations, immigration, war and family. Show favorites include the Dee Dee Dee song, the Sheik Rapper, Judge Carlos and Carlos' brother Joseph. Enter Carlos Mencia's mind, and immerse yourself in his unique, unflinching take on the world.
TV Show: Kitchen Confidential ( 2005 )
Celebrity chef Jack Bourdain, currently making pizzas at a chain restaurant, is offered an opportunity to become head chef of Nolita, a hip New York City restaurant. Pino, the owner of the establishment, has 300 reservations on the bookS and no food, crew or chef. He gives Jack the job and 48 hours to get it done. Jack raids other kitchens, bringing in an all-star team of chefs from his past. When a food critic Jack met during his wild days comes to Nolita, things have a horrible way of going wrong. Chaos ensues, but there is hope - the food critic gives Nolita a rave review on the "Exile on Main Street".
TV Show: Intervention ( 2005 )
Intervention is an American television reality show dealing with the struggles faced by many different kinds of addicts. Each episode follows one or two participants, each of whom has a substance dependence or other mentally and/or physically damaging problem. The subjects believe they are being filmed for a documentary on their problem, but their situations are actually being documented in anticipation of an intervention by family and/or friends. During the intervention, each participant is given an ultimatum: go into rehabilitation immediately, or risk losing contact, income, or other privileges from the loved ones who instigated the intervention. Often, other tactics are used to persuade the addicted person into treatment, which vary depending on the situation; some of these include threats to invoke outstanding arrest warrants, applying for custody of the addict's children, foreclosing on the addict's property, and break-up of marriages or other relationships. The producers usually follow up months later to monitor the addicted person's progress and film it for "follow-up" episodes of the series or for shorter "web updates" available on the show's website.
TV Show: I Shouldn't Be Alive ( 2005 )
What lengths would you go to in order to survive in the wild where you have to battle the forces of nature and the elements? I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE presents viewers with this very question, allowing them to re-live the harrowing, true stories of real people who survived fascinatingly dire circumstances and lived to tell about it. Viewers find the experience of I SHOULDN'T BE ALIVE to be an emotional one - the featured tales often deal with unimaginable scenarios, moral dilemmas, split-second decisions and chance occurrences that determine life or death. This highly engaging series constantly leaves viewers in awe and forces them to ponder: Do I have it within me to do the same?
TV Show: Wonder Showzen ( 2005 )
Wonder Showzen is a chaotic mix of puppets, animation and live action with a twist that will leave viewers torn between laughter, sadness and sheer perplexity. Episodes will contain skits from the main puppets (Chauncey, Wordsworth, Sthugar and Him), news segments with A.P. Gibralter, and Clarence's "puppet on the street" skit. Think delightfully dark yet smartly subversive. Wonder Showzen takes your favorite things about watching TV as a kid and turns them into a twisted nightmare for all ages.
TV Show: 12 oz. Mouse ( 2005 )
From the co-creator of Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Brak Show, and Space Ghost comes 12 oz. Mouse, the story of a drunk mouse named, well, Mouse. Occasionally he'll be called Fitz, but that isn't important. His best friend, and only friend, is Skillet, the chinchilla. They rob banks and get into all sorts of trouble.
TV Show: Britney and Kevin: Chaotic ( 2005 )
Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline have reached an agreement with UPN to broadcast a new television reality series that shares their personal love story through exclusive, never-before-seen private home videos that were shot by themselves during their courtship, engagement and wedding. This fun, uniquely personal series, shot mostly by Britney and Kevin with their own camera, will give viewers a rare glimpse inside the couple's relationship and life together. The footage begins shortly after Britney and Kevin first met in Los Angeles and headed off to Europe together on tour, leading up to and including their wedding day. UPN is also shooting new footage and commentary with Britney and Kevin that will guide viewers through their story.
TV Show: Sleeper Cell ( 2005 )
The controversial and unconventional drama delves into the harsh inner-workings of a Los Angeles-based Islamic terrorist cell headed by a charismatic and fanatical extremist (Fehr) and an Muslim undercover FBI agent (Ealy) who infiltrates it. Last year's mini-series featured a powerful and engrossing two-hour finale that will set the stage for the new Sleeper Cell, which will continue to combine timely, meticulously researched storylines and complex characters to create an entertaining and thought-provoking television event.
TV Show: The Triangle ( 2005 )
Set against the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, this event will focus on a disparate group of professionals, brought together to investigate the dangerous truths behind one of the greatest legends of our time. In The Triangle, billionaire Eric Benirall is losing his cargo ships, and their crews, at a frightening pace-and now, he wants answers. His bemused, handpicked team of subject-specific experts include lead skeptic and tabloid journalist Howard Thomas, ocean resource engineer Emily Patterson, scientist/adventurer Bruce Gellar and psychic Stan Latham. Pulled together with the promise of unlimited funding for their research and the chance for once-in-a-lifetime riches, the team sets out to solve this most daunting of anomalies.When a jetliner disappears over the Triangle, bizarre, un-explainable occurrences begin to affect each member of Benirall's team. When the government takes an alarming interest in their work, our crew is drawn into something far more dangerous than they had believed possible. A research expedition with the promise of riches soon becomes a frantic, head-turning ride through the unstoppable force that is The Triangle.
TV Show: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations ( 2005 )
In his Emmy Award winning series, Anthony Bourdain travels the globe to explore the cities, villages and countries that offer life's truest surprises.
TV Show: Empire Falls ( 2005 )
Empire Falls is a two-part miniseries event tells the humorous, poignant story of a declining New England town and its inhabitants, whose lives are deeply rooted in and influenced by the Knox River and its vacant mills, their class differences, and ghosts of the past.At the center of the story is Miles Roby, for whom the promising opportunities of youth have given way to the demands of family obligations, especially those concerning his cantankerous father Max and impressionable daughter Tick.
TV Show: Moral Orel ( 2005 )
Orel is an eleven-year-old boy who loves church. His unbridled enthusiasm for piousness and his misinterpretation of religious morals often lead to disastrous results, including self-mutilation and crack addiction. No matter how much trouble he gets into, his reverence always keeps him cheery to the bitter end.
TV Show: American Dragon: Jake Long ( 2005 )
Jake Long is one of New York City's average 13-year-old boys, living with his extended Chinese-American family and skateboarding with his friends... until he learns his amazing destiny. He is a descendent of dragons and, when he transforms into one of these fire-breathing, shape-shifting magical beings, it's his duty to protect the magical creatures secretly living among the masses in New York. Among them are the herd of unicorns in Central Park, the leprechauns on Wall Street, the gargoyle nest atop the Empire State Building, the Triborough Troll Bridge, the mystical city between NOHO and SOHO and the underwater Hudson mermaids. Greater New York is the American Dragon's territory and if he can make it here, he can make it anywhere.
TV Show: Close to Home ( 2005 )
Returning from maternity leave, Deputy Prosecutor Annabeth Chase learns how to balance her nearly-perfect conviction record with a new boss and adjusting to life as a wife and mother in Indianapolis.
TV Show: Little Einsteins ( 2005 )
The Little Einsteins, Leo, June, Quincy, and Annie, take off in their musical flying craft to explore some of the amazing places in America... all while singing and dancing to a series of melodic and catchy songs. Blending animation with live-action footage, Little Einsteins is designed to entertain while it educates children about geography and culture.
TV Show: Law & Order: Trial by Jury ( 2005 )
In the criminal justice system, all defendants are innocent until proven guilty, either by confession, plea bargain, or trial by jury. This is one of those trials.
TV Show: Beauty and the Geek ( 2005 )
The CW hit reality show, Beauty and the Geek returns with an outrageously fun fourth season where the new contestants are thrown a curveball that is as shocking as it is hilarious. The contestants expected business as usual -- gorgeous but academically impaired women pairing with brilliant but socially challenged men to test intellect and social skills for a chance to win the $250,000 grand prize. But in their first days, they learn that they'll have to compete against one pair that's the opposite - a hot guy and a geeky girl - which immediately throws the rest of the house into turmoil. How will the geeks take to a jock in their midst? Will the beauties try to give a makeover to the geeky girl? Among the new challenges, the geeks will perform an autobiographical rap in a nightclub and participate in the ultimate social test: the competition for Prom King. The beauties will delve into today's hot topics for the first-ever American Beauty Debate and go back to basics when they find themselves serving as a substitute teacher for a third-grade class. Each of the previous seasons resulted in an unlikely romantic connection between a beauty and a geek. But what happens when one hot guy and one geeky girl get in on the action? During each competition, the geek tries to pass brains on to the beauty, while the beauty helps the geek overcome social awkwardness. At the end of the 13-week series, each contestant comes out a changed person, and one couple will walk away with a quarter of a million dollars.
TV Show: Food Network Star ( 2005 )
Food Network Star is a reality television series produced by and aired on the Food Network in the United States which awards the winner his or her own series on the Food Network.
TV Show: Sex, Love & Secrets ( 2005 )
A drama chronicling the lives of twentysomethings in the hip L.A. neighborhood of Silverlake.
TV Show: The Jeremy Kyle Show ( 2005 )
The Jeremy Kyle Show is one of Britain's most talked about shows. Our host is not afraid to speak his mind and believes the only way to solve a problem is through honesty and openness.
TV Show: Bratz ( 2005 )
Get ready for the "girls with a passion for fashion". Bratz follows the adventures of Cloe, Sasha, Yasmin, and Jade as they scoop the hot stories for their own teen magazine. Their quest for the latest news takes them from Stiles High to exotic locales around the globe. The girls go up against their rival Burdine Maxwell, editor for competitor Your Thing Magazine. Watch as the girls try to out-scoop each other! The Bratz girls know, be true to yourself and friends and you'll get the story in the end!
TV Show: Love, Inc. ( 2005 )
Love, Inc. is about a woman who helps guys meet women by acting as a go-between in social situations -- an apparently burgeoning business in the matchmaking world, according to several recent newspaper and magazine trend stories. This being TV, the lead character's own love life is a mess. "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" vet Andrew Secunda wrote the pilot, and Adam Chase ("Friends"), Warren Littlefield, Mark Burg and Oren Koules will executive produce it.
TV Show: Mystery Diagnosis ( 2005 )
Mystery Diagnosis is a television docudrama series that aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Each episode focuses on two or more individuals who have struggled with obscure medical ailments, and their quest for a diagnosis. The program details the patients' and doctors' difficulty in pinpointing a diagnosis; often due to nonspecific symptoms, masquerading syndromes, the rarity of the condition or disease, or the patient's case being an unusual manifestation of said condition or disease. The series debuted on Discovery Health Channel in 2005, and was continued when the Oprah Winfrey Network replaced Discovery Health on January 1, 2011.
TV Show: Meerkat Manor ( 2006 )
Animal Planet's series Meerkat Manor follows the Whiskers, a family of meerkats, that struggles to survive in Africa's Kalahari Desert. The series was filmed over the course of a 10-year period for a Cambridge University study. Meerkat Manor is narrated by Bill Nighy in the United Kingdom, Mike Goldman in Australia, and Sean Astin in the United States.
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