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What's Hot On TV Tonight – AFI Life Achievement Award

Michael Douglas is being honored tonight in a star-studded event. The producer of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is being presented the award by Jack Nicholson who starred in the film. Do you think Nurse Ratchett will show up as well?

1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. My son likes to think he’s Ferris. In fact, he thought he would get a computer for his 16th birthday like Ferris. Not in this economy. My son is probably the only person I know that would actually get on a float in a parade and do this, although my husband assures me he would do it as well. 11:30 AM CT HBO AMC

2. Year of the Dog. This movie really makes you think about pets and their place in our lives as well as animal activism and when it goes too far. 3:15 PM Showtime2 West

3. 60 Minutes. We have “encore” segments tonight of the presidential election and how the economic downturn could be responsible for firearm sales increasing, Protecting cattle herds by poisoning lions, and casino head Steve Wynn talking about his illness and career. 6:00 PM CT CBS

4. Dateline NBC. A shocking truth comes out forty years after a 3 year old girl ends up missing and her dad vowed to find her. 6:00 PM CT NBC

5. Big Brother 11. The Have and Have Not Competition, as well as nominations for eviction. 7:00 PM CT CBS

6. Merlin. Arthur saves Aulfric and Sophia from bandits, then falls for the young Sophia. Morgana dreams about Sophia drowning Arthur, Gaius and Merlin grow suspicious of the outsiders, and Gaius sees magical potential in Morgana. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. Meteor. The conclusion of this two-parter stars Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Lehman who finds that a massive meteor is about to collide with Earth, and smaller meteor showers ahead of it create calamity in the cities. 8:00 PM CT NBC

8. Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
A poker player is forced after a big loss to collect money for a bookie, then kills somone accidentally. Goren and Eames pose as gamblers to investigate. 8:00 PM CT USA

9. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas. Jack Nicholson is the presenter for a ceremony that was taped last month. The guests include, of course, Douglas’ wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and father, Kirk Douglas. 8:00 PM CT TV Land

10. Gene Simmons Family Jewels. In the first half hour, Gene lends his nephew Snippy after his dog dies, but he also wants to find the family a new dog before they get attached to Snippy. In the second half hour, Shannon and Tracy go to a vineyard for a weekend to not offend an investor, and Nick has a deadline for his comic book. 12:00 PM CT Fox

11. Larry King Live. Jermaine Jackson gives a tour of Neverland Ranch. 8:00 PM CT USA

12. Untamed & Uncut. A college student is attacked during the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, and an alligator feeding at a farm in Arkansas goes very wrong. Australia faces a mice invasion. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

13. Ice Road Truckers. Atigun Pass is treacherous with slippery conditions and threats of avalanches, and Jack Jessie wants to test it with two 46,000 pounds tanks, but he faces and accident first. Hugh has problems when another truckers tries passing him. 8:00 PM CT History

14. Bridezillas. A bride faces ornage hair on her wedding day and also goes over budget. Another bride makes her mother-in-law clean her gown with a toothbrush and smashes a homemade gift. 8:00 PM CT WE

15. The Next Food Network Star. The final four have to improvise performing live cooking demos on a Miami morning show. Iron chef Michael Symon gives them a seafood challenge on the beach. 8:00 PM CT Food Network

15. ESPY Awards. The top performers and performances in sports are honored as Samuel L. Jackson hosts. Special honorees are Nelson Mandela, Don Meye, and Dara Torres. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

16. True Blood. Sookie tries to connect with someone in Dallas with shares the same abilities, and joines Bill and Eric for an important meeting about Godric’s disappearance. Sarah rewards Jason for his hard work at camp, and Maryann wants to change Tara’s moving plans. 8:00 PM CT HBO East

17. In Plain Sight. Mary makes a training video for the U.S. Marshals, and Marshall makes arrangements for an elderly mobster in his protection to go to his son’s funeral. 9:00 PM CT USA

18. Jesse James Is a Dead Man. Jesse helps firefighters and does drifting with racer Rhys Millen to get ready for motorcycle racing. 9:00 PM CT Spike

19. Hammertime. In the first half hour Hammer tries to book ahow in Las Vegas and has a dance-off, and in the second half hour he takes the kids to feed the homeless to teach them about being selfless. 9:30 PM CT A&E

20. Hung. The fallout continues after Ray’s first job with Lenore, and it causes a rift between him and Tanya. His neighbor openes a new front in their ongoing feud. 9:00 PM CT HBO East

21. Entourage. The Gatsby premiere gives Eric a chance to hang out with Sloan, and Turtle makes his first public apperance as Jamie-Lynn Siegler’s boyfriend. Ari has worries about Andrew’s extracurricular activities when he plans and outing for their wives. 9:30 PM CT HBO East

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