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What's Hot on TV Tonight – Happy Father's Day!

WHOTV.jpgHappy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! There’s plenty of programming for them today, starting with a DIY marathon. There’s also the 2011 U.S. Open Golf Championship, both NASCAR and IndyCar races, a couple baseball games, and a DIY Dominator special. Catch up on your other favorite shows and head  to TV-Links.

1. Dad’s Day Off. All of Dad’s favorite shows on Father’s Day to get him in the mood to use his new cool tools. It’s a day of programming for all Dads to enjoy. This event features these DIY Network hit series: Cool Tools, Man Caves, Man Caves: Jimmie Johnson, Cool Tools: Consumer Electronics Show 2011, Cool Tools: The Builders’ Show 2011, and DIY Dominator Special. 9:00 AM CT DIY

2. Evan Almighty. Sequel to Bruce Almighty without Jim Carey, but bringing back Morgan Freeman, and a larger role for Steve Carell. 11:00 AM CT ABC Family

3. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series. Sour Cream Dips 400 from Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI. 12:00 PM CT TNT

4. 2011 U.S. Open Golf Championship. Final round of play from Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. 12:30 PM CT NBC

5. MLB Baseball: Indians at Yankees. Milwaukee Brewers at Boston Red Sox. 1:00 PM CT TBS

6. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. It’s another of those movies that was always special to us as kids, as we only saw it at holiday time, but that today’s kids get to see whenever they want thanks to cable, DVDs, VCRs, and DVRs. 1:00 PM CT ABC Family

7. IndyCar Racing. The Milwaukee 225 from Milwaukee. 2:30 PM CT ABC

8. 60 Minutes. A  report on the Tunisian government protests that were begun because of the uprising that caused Egyptian President Hosnik Mubarak to resign, a look at people who can recall every day of their lives. 6:00 PM CT CBS

9. DIY Dominator Special. On this special hour-long edition of DIY Dominator, it’s a patio showdown. Three of the country’s best landscapers will go head-to-head for a chance to win $10,000 and the title of DIY Dominator.  The competitors will have to work fast, though, because they’ll have only six hours to create an amazing outdoor patio. 7:00 PM CT DIY

10. The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Wayne Brady hosts, and Oprah Winfrey, Pat Sajak, and Alex Trebek receive special awards. 7:00 PM CT CBS

11. Coal. Mike and Tom work on getting the new lease approved, and biggest rock fall leads to a fight. 7:00 PM CT Spike TV

12. Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes. Behind the scenes of the episodes with the President and the First Lady, and author James Frey. 7:00 PM CT OWN

13. 2011 Mob Wives. Renee discover’s Junior’s deceit, and Carole’s husband ears his prison release 7:00 PM CT VH1

14. MLB Baseball: Yankees at Cubs  . New York Yankees at Chicago Cubs. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

15. The 2011 Miss USA Pageant. Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic host the 60th annual pageant. 8:00 PM CT NBC

16. Falling Skies. Series Premiere. Following an alien attack, a young dad tries to protect his family and humanity. 8:00 PM CT TNT

17. Law & Order: Criminal Intent. While performing controversial stunt, an actor is killed. 8:00 PM CT USA

18. The AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Morgan Freeman. Among the celebrities honoring the Morgan Freeman are Clint Eastwood, Sidney Poitier, Mike Nichols, Helen Mirren, Rita Moreno, and Matthew Broderick. 8:00 PM CT TVLand

19. William & Kate: Royal Baby Watch? The watch for the next heirs to the British throne. 8:00 PM CT TLC

20. Swamp Wars. A python eats a gator. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

21. Finding Sarah: From Royalty to the Real World. Sarah a tries to get her writing career back on track in NYC and is haunted by the past. 8:00 PM CT OWN

22. Ice Road Truckers. Hugh and Rick take on the biggest load ever on the Canadian ice roads, Alex hands a massive oil leak, two Dalton newbies head up the highway, and Dave Redmon is finally alone. 8:00 PM CT History

23. Drop Dead Diva. Jane waits for Grayson to come out of his coma, Jane gets assigned to represent celebrities that were charged with the hit and run of a young girl, and Kim takes on the case of a former client who was recently divorced. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

24. The Glee Project. Idina Menzel guest mentors as the contestants sing a Twisted Sister song, and someone has their first kiss. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen
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25. Bridezillas. Krystal expects a lot from her bridal party,and Gabrielle deals with argumentative bridesmaids. 8:00 PM CT WE TV

26. The Next Food Network Star. A Hershey’s product makes dinner out of dessert, and Duff Goldman and Michael Symon guest. 8:00 PM CT Food Network

27. Audriina. Audrey and Corey get together to talk, Audrina and Sammy spend the day together, and the the family gets together. 8:00 PM CT  VH1

28. Game of Thrones. A new king rises in the north, a Khaleesi finds new hope. 8:00 PM CT HBO

29. Saddle Ranch. In the first half hour, Dave and Nancee undergo high pressure job interviews. In the second half hour, huge lie decisions wait for Kameron, and Robb and Rachel face difficulties in their relationship. 8:30 PM CT  VH1

30. In Plain Sight. A terminally ill dad whats to repair his relationship with his kids. 9:00 PM CT USA

31. Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Kim pushes Kendall to a breaking point when trying to help with her modeling career in NY. Kris & Scott come to blows when Scott keeps Kris from having a key to his and Kourtney’s house. Want a Kardashians poster? Check out the details`at Reality Shack. 9:00 PM CT E! 

32. The Glades. A crime scene befalls a slumber party, and a baby goes missing. 9:00 PM CT A&E

33. The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Caroline doles out advice on a new radio show, and the Gora siblings have a sit-down that opens old wounds

34. Finding Bigfoot. Potential evidence is captured on an Oregonian rafting expedition. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

35. Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals. Tatum tries to reconcile wither dad at her birthday bash. 9:00 PM CT OWN

36. The Protector. Gloria and Michelle are on the case of a murdered fashion titan, and Davey starts dating the babysitter. 9:00 PM CT  Lifetime

37. Amsale Girls. Kori steps up n the business, and Emily helps Debbye start online dating. 9:00 PM CT  WE TV

38. The Killing. It’s the season finale directly following a five-hour marathon of The Killing . 9:00 PM CT AMC

39. Treme. Davis’ protégé overshadows him, Albert’s search for authenticity annoys Delmond, Larry forces LaDonna to make a choice, Hidalgo gets an opportunity, Janette’s new job transforms her, and Toni and King question a murder witness. 9:15 PM CT HBO

40. The Real L Word. Season premiere. “Back to Square One.” 9:15 PM CT Showtime

40. Ice Loves Coco. Coco’s sister visits, and Ice gets ready for a lecture. 9:30 PM CT E!

41. TVLand All Access. Red carpet arrivals and backstage interviews for the AFI’s Life Achievement Award. 9:30 PM CT TVLand

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