Entertainment Television

March 2012 TV premieres & specials

March TV highlights include new seasons of "Mad Men," "South Park" and "Breaking In," the series premieres of "Awake," "GCB" and "Missing," and the final season of "In Plain Sight." Take a look at the season and series premieres for March below. As usual, I'll keep adding to it, and if you see something I'm missing, let me know. In a nice way. (I've put an asterisk * next to shows I'm most looking forward to seeing.)

Thursday, March 1
9 | "Awake," NBC (series premiere) *

Saturday, March 3
7 | "Q'Viva! The Chosen," Fox (series premiere)
8 | "Deadly Sins," Investigation Discovery (series premiere)
9 | "Being: Teena Marie," CENTRIC (doc premiere)
10:30 | "Katy Brand's Big-Ass Show," BBC America (series premiere) *

Sunday, March 4
7 | "Nuestra Belleza Latina," Univision (season 6 premiere)
8 | "Harry's Law," NBC (new timeslot)
8 | "Army Wives," Lifetime (season 6 premiere)
8 | "Built for the Kill," Nat Geo Wild (season premiere)
8 | "Worst Cooks in America," Food (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Hollywood Girls Night," TV Guide Network (series premiere)
9 | "GCB," ABC (series premiere)
9 | "Breakout Kings," A&E (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Ralphie May: Too Big to Ignore," Comedy Central (special premiere)
9 | "The Kandi Factory," Bravo (series premiere)
10 | "Stevie TV," VH1 (series premiere)

Monday, March 5
9 | "Love Broker," Bravo (series premiere)

Tuesday, March 6
8 | "Storage Wars: Texas,"  A&E (season premiere)
8:30 | "Breaking In," Fox (season 2 premiere) *
9 | "Through the Wormhole: Will We Survive First Contact?" Science (special premiere)

Wednesday, March 7
8 | "I Am Bruce Lee," Spike TV (doc premiere)
8 | "Nothing Personal: Murder for Hire," Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Hot in Cleveland," TV Land (season 3 return)
9 | "Revenge for Real: Murder in the Hamptons," ABC (2-part series concludes March 14.)
9 | "My Crazy Obsession," TLC (series premiere)
9 | "Million Dollar Listing New York," Bravo (series premiere)
9 | "Slice of Brooklyn," Travel (series premiere)
9 | "Doomsday Bunkers," Discovery (3-part series premiere)
9:30 | "Happily Divorced," TV Land (season 2 premiere)

Thursday, March 8
9 | "The First 48: The Killer Speaks," A&E (special premiere)

Friday, March 9
8 | "Ghost Adventures," Travel (season premiere)
9 | "The Dead Files: Alcatraz," Travel (special premiere)

Saturday, March 10
7 | "Of Two Minds," Lifetime (original movie premiere)
8 | "Game Change," HBO (original movie premiere) *

Sunday, March 11
7 | "Real Fear: The Truth Behind the Movies," Chiller (special premiere)
7 | "America the Wild," Nat Geo Wild (series premiere; moves to regular slot at 8 p.m. Mondays March 12)
7:30 | "Bob's Burgers," Fox (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Wild Justice," Nat Geo (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Coming Home," Lifetime (season premiere)

Monday, March 12
9 | "Navajo Cops," Nat Geo (series premiere)

Tuesday, March 13
7 | "Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares," BBC America (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Fashion Star," NBC (series premiere)
9 | "Rude Awakening: Obesity," BBC America (special premiere)
9 | "Alien Encounters," Science (two-part special continues March 20)

Wednesday, March 14
9 | "1,000 Ways to Die," Spike TV (season 4 premiere)
9 | "Restaurant Stakeout," Food (series premiere)
9 | "South Park," Comedy Central (season 16 premiere) *
9:30 | "Ugly Americans," Comedy Central (season premiere) *
10 | "Monster Man," Syfy (series premiere; moves to regular time at 9 p.m. March 21)

Thursday, March 15
7 | "Missing," ABC (series premiere) *
9 | "Sweet Genius," Food (season 2 premiere)
11 | "Eagleheart," Adult Swim (season 2 premiere)

Friday, March 16
8 | "Fairly Legal," USA (season 2 premiere)
9 | "In Plain Sight," USA (final season premiere) *

Saturday, March 17
7 | "Chasing Leprechauns," Hallmark (original movie premiere)
7 | "If You Really Love Me," GMC (movie premiere)
8 | "Leprechaun's Revenge," Syfy (original movie premiere)

Sunday, March 18
7 | "Frozen Planet," Discovery (premiere of 7-part series)
8 | "Finding the Lost da Vinci," Nat Geo (special premiere)
9 | "Unchained Reaction," Discovery (premiere of 6-part series)

Monday, March 19
7 | "Dancing with the Stars," ABC (season 14 premiere)

Tuesday, March 20
9 | "The Wiener's Circle," TruTV (series premiere)
9 | "Fashion Star," NBC (time period premiere)

Wednesday, March 21
8 | "Bent," NBC (series premiere)
9 | "American Digger," Spike TV (series premiere)
9 | "Duck Dynasty," A&E (series premiere)
9 | "Real Vice: Miami," Investigation Discovery (series premiere)

Thursday, March 22
8 | "Touch," Fox (series premiere)

Saturday, March 24
2 | "Ball Boys," ABC (series premiere)

Sunday, March 25
7 | "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.," PBS (series premiere)
8 | "Mad Men," AMC (season 5 premiere)
8 | "Long Island Medium," TLC (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Mythbusters," Discovery (season premiere)
9 | "Leave it to Niecy," TLC (series premiere)

Monday, March 26
7 | "Oprah's Lifeclass," OWN (season premiere)

Tuesday, March 27
7 | "Caught in the Act," Nat Geo Wild (season premiere)
8 | "Auction Hunters," Spike TV (season 3 premiere)
9 | "NASA's Unexplained Files," Science (special premiere)
10 | "Repo Games," Spike TV (season 2 premiere)

Wednesday, March 28
9 | "Whitechapel," BBC America (season 2 premiere) *

Thursday, March 29
7:30 | "Rules of Engagement," CBS (season premiere)
9 | "Mary Mary," We (series premiere)

Friday, March 30
8 | "True Justice," ReelzChannel (series premiere)

Saturday, March 31
8 | "Seattle Superstorm," Syfy (original movie premiere)
8 | "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's," OWN (series premiere)
9 | "Beverly's Full House," OWN (series premiere)
9 | "Wild Scene Investigation," Nat Geo Wild (series premiere)
10:30 | "Peep Show," BBC America (series premiere)

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