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What's Hot on TV Tonight – Race Day!

It’s race day today! Both the Indiapolis 500 and a NASCAR race. The midwest is having some terrible weather, so it’s a great time to put off the picnic until tomorrow and relax and watch the races. Catch up on your other favorite shows and head to TV-Links.

1. Big ’80s Weekend. The classics continue, this time with Nine to Five, The Jewel of the Nile, The War of the Roses, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Brewster’s Millions, Stir Crazy, Bustin’ Loose, and Purple Rain. 10:00 AM CT Encore

2. 2011 French Open Tennis. Men’s and Women’s fourth round. 11:00 AM CT NBC

3. Indianapolis 500. From Indianapolis Speedway. 11:00 AM CT ABC

4. MLB Baseball: Red Sox at Tigers. Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers. 12:00 PM CT TBS

5. PGA Tour Golf: HP Byron Nelson Championship. Final round of play from Irving, Texas. 2:00 PM CT CBS

6. Golf: Senior PGA Championship. Finla Round from Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. 2:00 PM CT NBC

7. Hotel for Dogs. Cute little movie about some orphaned kids who want to make good for their dog who isn’t allowed at their foster parents’ house and all the other orphaned dogs out there. 2:00 PM CT ABC Family

8. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series. Coca-Cola 600 from Charlottte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC 4:30 PM CT Fox

9. 60 Minutes. The first living soldier to receive the Medal of Honor since Vietnam is interviewed, and a military unit comes under fire between Afghanistan and Pakistan. 6:00 PM CT CBS

10. Dateline NBC. Families of soldiers killed in the Battle of Wanat triy to solve the mystery. 6:00 PM CT NBC

11. Minute to Win It. North Carolina brothers compete for the big money. 7:00 PM CT NBC

12. Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes. Behind the scenes of the Chris Rock a Talented Kids episodes. 7:00 PM CT OWN

13. MLB Baseball: Reds at Braves. Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

14. The Bourne Supremacy. Matt Damon playing the Bourne character in the first sequel. Another, the fourh in the series, has been announced for a 2011 release date. 8:00 PM CT NBC

15. My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. In the first hour, a look at the tradition of gypsy girls marrying as teenagers, and a bride marries in a beautifully elaborate gown. In the second hour, a gypsy decides to marry a non-travelling girl, and a gyoung gpsy girl’s first communion. 8:00 PM CT TLC

16. River Monsters: Unhooked. Jeremy Wade heads to Sepik River in New Guinea to check out a creature suspected of killing at least two fishermen. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

17. Iced with Sylvia Weinstock. Two wedding cake designers compete with the prize being time with Sylvia Weinstock. 8:00 PM CT WE

18. Game of Thrones. Explaining that the future of the Lannisters is at stake, Tywin (Charles Dance) presses Jaime to “be the man you were meant to be” as they prepare for battle. Ned confronts Cersei about the secrets that killed Jon Arryn. With the fate of the missing Benjen (Joseph Mawle) very much on his mind, Jon Snow takes his Night’s Watch vows, though not with the assignment he coveted. After Ser Jorah (Iain Glenn) saves Daenerys from treachery, an enraged Drogo vows to lead the Dothraki where they’ve never gone before. An injured Robert takes pains to ensure an orderly transition at King’s Landing. 8:00 PM CT HBO

19. River Monsters: Goes Tribal. Jeremy Wade visits the South Pacific tribal fishermen. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

20. Why Not? With Shania Twain. Shania goes on a rock climb, despite her fears, and look at alternative methods to restore her voice. 9:00 PM CT OWN

21. Coming Home. A soldier surprises his wife at a pep rally in the school gym. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

22. Amazing Wedding Cakes. Robin at Gateaux suggests a sexy baseball-themed cake complete with scoreboard, peanuts, sexy lingerie and a caramel corn box that holds an exact replica of Melissa’s engagement ring as the prize. Meanwhile, Mark and Brittany ask Christopher Garren in Southern California to create a wedding cake design with elements from Versailles, in particular the Hall of Mirrors. Plus, Kate and Sam meet with Lauren from The White Flower Cake Shoppe. and Lauren suggests pulling specific design details from the Silver Grille as well as from their wedding invitations. 9:00 PM CT WE

23. Iron Chef America. Roger Mooking vs. Iron Chef Symon. 9:00 PM CT AMC

24. The Killing. The police get back on teh same page, Richmond is up in the pools, and Match hs to keep the family going while Stan faces his music. 9:00 PM CT AMC

25. Treme. A councilman gets a favor out of Hidalgo, Antoine appoints a straw boss, Janette finds out Jaques is in trouble, Sofia comes to a realization, and John Hiatt and Henry Butler perform. 9:00 PM CT HBO