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What's Hot on TV Tonight – Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelorette


Tonight’s the night ABC starts the transition from Dancing With the Stars to The Bachelorette. The final three will perform on DWTS, then will bow to Bachelorette, which will take DWTS’ place next week. It’s a good three hours of TV for reality TV junkies. Watch your favorite TV shows you may be missing at TV-Links.

1. The Oprah Winfrey Show. Part 1 of Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. The View. The guest today is Lady Gaga. 10:00 AM CT ABC

3. Up. Animated film of a curmudeonly widower who escapes the trappings of being put in a retirement home by attaching balloons to his house. The problem is he has a stowaway of a young boy. It’s a really good film about growing old, surprisingly. Stars the voice of Ed Asner. 10:00 AM CT Encore

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ed Helms and Greyson Chance are the guests today. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. The Ugly Truth. Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler seem like kind of a mismatch, but that’s of course what makes this romantic comedy work. She’s a prim television producer, and he’s a TV show host that discusses the best ways to get a woman into bed. 9:35AM CT Starz Edge

6. MLB Baseball: Red Sox at Indians. Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indiana. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

7. Minute to Win It. Part two of a Detroit woman competing for the big money 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. Dancing With the Stars. The final three couples compete to win teh silver disco ball trophy. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. House. The necessity of a performance artist’s treatments is questioned by the team, House’s unexpected behavior could alter his relationships with Wilson and Cuddy forever. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. The Secret Life of the American Teenager. It’s pre-baby shower for Adrian, and the fighting continues. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

11. The Event. Matinez and Peel go up against Jarvis and an ally, Leila tries desperately to survive, and tremors go across the globe as the portals start to open. 8:00 PM CT NBC

12. The Bachelorette. Ashley meets the twenty-five eligible men and is worried she will disappoint them. 8:00 PM CT ABC

13. The Chicago Code. Special Agent Cuyler visits Superintendent Colvin, Jarek faces his family issues, and the case against the kingpin of Chicago’s corruptions reaches its end. 8:00 PM CT Fox

14. American Chopper: Senior vs Junior. The crew meets the Hillstrand brothers from Deadliest Catch in Alaska. 8:00 PM CT Discovery Channel

15. Make It or Break It. The Rock girls compete for the World’s title with everything on the line, and betraying confidences as they go. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

16. Real Housewives of New Jersey. Jacqueline hopes to get Teresa to listen to reason, and Kathy admits to how she really feels. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

17. Fabulous Cakes. The fabulous cakes include a surf scene cake, a wedding cake covered with tiki statues, and a dragon cake. 8:00 PM CT TLC

18. Off Limits. From the Space Needle, Don reveals the emerald city and has difficulty finding Mosquito Fleet steamboats. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

19. NBA Basketball Playoffs. Dallas Mavericks at Olahoma City Thunder in game 4 of the Western Conference Final. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

20. Too Big to Fail. Based on Andrew Ross Sorkin’s bestselling book of the same name, and directed by Oscar-winner Curtis Hanson (“L.A. Confidential”), the film offers an intimate look at the epochal Wall Street financial crisis of 2008 and explores the inner sanctum of the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world’s economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washingtonl. 8:00 PM CT HBO

21. Clash of the Commercials: U.S.A. vs. the World. Heidi Klum and John Lehr host as viewers choose their favorite commercials. 9:00 PM CT CBS

22. Sanctuary. Magnus is set in World War II and while trying to stay undetected she suddenly comes under fire. She feels it was a set up and the team was betrayed. Nigel shows up with a getaway car to help her flee from the scene, but will she be the only one that makes it out. Watch the clip and tune in on Monday at 10/9c only on Syfy to see if Magnus can get her whole team out alive. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

23. The Joy Behar Show. Marlee Matlin is the guest tonight. 9:00 PM CT HLN

24. River Monsters: Unhooked. While in Brazil, Jeremy Wade searches for a river monster responsible for killing three cowboys. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

25. Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too. The guys question Amber’s intetions after she teases them, and it risks her position in the game. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

26. Turf War. In this neighbor vs. neighbor showdown, Team One’s blank space of a backyard goes from blah to splashy in two days. It’s outfitted with a fire pit and a custom outdoor BBQ island is faced with granite and stucco, and an old metal door is repurposed into a mosaic-tile dining table. Team Two is going straight Cabo-style with a thatched palapa hut to provide shade for a freestanding bar that’s anchored with bar stools planted in white sand. 9:00 PM CT DIY

27. The Hard Times of RJ Berger. RJ throws a party with the potential to get out ohand. 9:00 PM CT MTV

28. Nurse Jackie. Jackie is confronted about some missing drugs, Coop wants a family, and Zoey rethinks her relationship with Joey. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

29. United States of Tara. Dr. Hattaras and Tara look for help from another professional, Marshall’s short film ends up hurting his dad’s feelings, Charmaine ilfiltrates a group of mothers, and Kate keeps her relationship with Evan going 9:30 PM CT Showtime

30. Conan. The guests tonight are Ken Jeong, Rebel Wilson, and Yeasayer. 10:35 PM CT TBS

31. Late Show with David Letterman. Lady Gaga, Eric Stonestreet, and the Vaccines are the guests tonight. 10:35 PM CT CBS