About LauraBelle

Freelance entertainment writer, martial arts instructor, and mother of two.

What's Hot on TV Tonight – Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett

From the file of “they just don’t make ‘em like they used to,” Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett appear tonight in a special on HBO. Catch up on your other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live with Regis and Kelly. The guest cohost is Seth Meyers, and the guests today include Lauren Graham, Kara DioGuardi, and Stephen and Robbie Keszey. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Ordinary People.strong> This movie had a way of cutting me to the core emotionally when I’d watch it on HBO, and that was when I was a teenager. I should revisit it as a parent and see what the impact is. Timothy Hutton, Mary Tyler Moore, and Donald Sutherland star in this movie about a family tragedy. 10:00 AM CT OWN

3. 2011 U.S. Open Tennis. Men’s Doubles Final and Women’s Semifinals from the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. 11:30 AM CT CBS

4. Good Morning, Vietnam. Classic Robin Williams. This phrase gets stuck in your head after seeing it, so be forewarned. 3:20 PM CT HBO Comedy

5. College Football. Florida International at Louisville. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

6. NASCAR Racing: National Series. Virginia 529 College Savings 250 from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

7. 48 Hours Mystery. A multi-state killing spree lees only one surviving victim who tells her story. 7:00 PM CT CBS

8. Friends with Benefits. In the first half hour, Ben proposes that Aaron invest in a new business venture, Sarah meets up with obstacles while dating a cute journalist, and Fitz gets help from Riley in becoming the number one bachelor. In the second half hour, Ben misses the former relationship he had with Sarah, Sarah likes to her boyfriend, and Riley becomes infatuated with a guy she just met. 7:00 PM CT NBC

9. Dateline NBC. Remembering the events of 9/11. 8:00 PM CT NBC

10. Karaoke Battle USA. Karaoke takes us into the semifinals. 8:00 PM CT ABC

11. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. Lindsay has some showing off to do, and Savannah sticks with Southern tradition. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Tanked. A Feng Shui tank, a a custom tank for overhead on a bed, and a shark dive within a tank. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

13. 9/11: The Days After. A look at life after 9/11 and the consequences of the events of the day. 8:00 PM CT History

14. Unleashed by Garo. Independent couture designer, Garo, makes clothes to measure your dimensions … and your soul. Monica just moved to New York and has never felt like the beautiful girl she always wanted to be. Claudia is looking for a dress to honor her mother’s passing, which happens to be on both Mothers’ Day and her own daughter’s birthday. Tim, a drummer and recovering drug addict, wants Garo to make him a show-stopping set of wings to wear when he performs with his band – a symbol of his flight from the demons of his past. Hedda Lettuce, an iconic and witty New York drag queen, is celebrating her tenth anniversary as a performer and needs a new, outrageous costume to live up to her downtown fame. 8:00 PM CT Sundance Channel

15. Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett: Together Again. For four decades, comic genius Mel Brooks and talk-show king Dick Cavett have partnered to give the world scintillating conversation and sidesplitting humor. On Dec. 7, 2010, they reunited onstage at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles to share show-business memories and hilarious stories for loyal fans and a new generation of viewers. This hour-long special is comprised from this footage. 8:00 PM CT HBO

16. Haven. Duke warns Evi that the building they’re in is surrounded by men with guns. It’s the police station and the men outside are trying to stop a deadly outbreak from reaching the rest of Haven. Audrey is filing a report and has to question everyone and suddenly they realize the key card to exit the building is missing. Evi has it and chooses to use it to go outside and stop running from those wanting to stop the outbreak. Duke insists she come back in, but it may be too late. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

17. Four Weddings. Toni uses modern minimalism to decorate, while Tamekia us using bling in every square inch that she can for her wedding. Kati wants sophisticated vows, and Lauren has 350 on her guest list. 9:00 PM CT TLC

18. Rat Busters NYC. A sizable outdoor garden gets infested with rats. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

19. Roseanne’s Nuts. In the first half hour, Roseanne offers home-schooling to Jenny’s children for one day. In the second half hour, doctor’s orders have Roseanne having a romantic night with Johnny, as he plans a night filled with romance, yet she begins to question the future of the relationship. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

20. Quirky. First up is Tanya John, East Stroudsburg, PA, who loves going out to clubs, but hates having to carry a purse. Quirky sets out to design a bracelet wallet that can hold all of her “girl’s night out” necessities and look good doing it. Cue the needle scratch…When Creative Director at ELLE, Joe Zee weighs in, her design takes a turn for the dramatic. Meanwhile, Josh Wright, Boynton Beach, FL, has created a new customizable station for holding everything in your shower, but the product’s success all hinges on his live appearance. 9:00 PM CT Sundance Channel

21. Strike Back. Scott and Stonebridge try to interrupt Connolly’s plan to deliver the WMD device to Latif 9:00 PM CT Cine
max

22. Torchwood: Miracle Day. The Torchwood team travels across the world on a final, desperate mission, but the Three Families are unstoppable unless a terrible sacrifice is made. Frances Fisher (Titanic, The Lincoln Lawyer) guest stars as The Mother. 9:00 PM CT Starz

Photo used with permission of HBO.

Comments are closed.