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What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Idol Final 12, With TMZ Controversy

What’s a season of American Idol without a little controversy? I don’t want to put any spoilers in this space, but I will say TMZ has some mighty interesting news over on their site regarding one of the final 12. If you’re so inclined, head over there and check it out. It could affect what you see tonight or tomorrow. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly.Michael Strahan is guest cohost, and Susan Sarandon and Jeremy Sisto are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. The Rose. As much as I enjoyed watching this movie when it was originally out, I don’t really recall anything about it other than that iconic song … and that Bette Midler stars … of course. 10:40 AM CT HBO Signature

3. Jerry Maguire. Cruise really loves Renee Zellweger, yet doesn’t feel the need to jump on a couch to get her at hello. 2:50 PM CT Starz in Black

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Jonah Hill, L.A.Reid, and Chris Rene. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. College Basketball. First Round of NCAA Basketball Tournament from Dayton, OH. Lamar vs. Vermont. 5:30 PM CT truTV

6. NBA Basketball. Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

7. College Basketball. First Round of NIT Tournament. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

8. Survivor: One World. It’s a tribal shakeup, and two Survivors change everything in their tribe. 7:00 PM CT CBS

9. Whitney. Whitney and Alex surprise Neal with a visit, but he seems to be on a date, and Whitney invites everyone over for dinner so Neal can tell Lily his news. 7:00 PM CT NBC

10. The Middle. To get cash for night vision goggles, Brick takes a job delivering newspapers, Axl tries to get Sue to see a long-distance relationship between her and Matt won’t work out, and Frank find out Mike has been hoarding batteries. 7:00 PM CT ABC

11. One Tree Hill. While the conflict between Brooke and Xavier escalates, Julian, Dan, and Chris work on rescuing Nathan, and Clay and Quinn revisit the past. 7:00 PM CT CW

12. American Idol. The final 12, or possibly only 11, perform. 7:00 PM CT Fox

13. Are You There, Chelsea? An attractive chef begins wooing Chelsea with his meals, and Rick gets help from Olivia when it appears his girlfriend has left him. 7:30 PM CT NBC

14. Suburgatory. To get cash for a car, Tessa begins working for Dallas, and when Dallas has a party to celebrate opening her new store, her rival sorority sister crashes. 7:30 PM CT ABC

15. Criminal Minds. Foster parents are targeted by a murderer in Seattle, and Garcia is afraid Kevin might propose. 8:00 PM CT CBS

16. Modern Family. Cameron has a run-in with his estranged partner in clowning, a real estate rival of Phil’s gets a listing he was after, and Jay and Gloria have suspicions when manny befriends someone new. 8:00 PM CT ABC

17. America’s Next Top Model: British Invasion. The potential models create an ad campaign with casting, styling, and props, and amodel disagrees with Kelly Cutrone. Cat Deeley is guest judge. 8:00 PM CT CW

18. Ghost Hunters International. The team travels to San Ignacio, Belize to help a man who is being tormented by spirits that haunt the Mayan Ruins of Cahal Pech. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

19. College Basketball. First Round of NCAA Basketball Tournament from Dayton, OH. California vs. South Florida 8:00 PM CT truTV

20. Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis. Everyone’s favorite obsessive-compulsive house-flipper moves in with his clients in this new series, following Jeff Lewis and Jenni Pulos as they to judge their client flaws and redesign their space – intimately. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

21. Amazing Eats. “Sizzlin’ Steaks.” 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel


22. Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy. Larry’s visit to the plant that makes America’s iconic sports car proves that we have the greatest labor force in the world. And that Larry is steering clear of joining that force. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY


23. College Basketball. First Round of NIT Tournament. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

24. Happy Endings. After several years of Penny’s birthday celebrations not turning out as planned, the gang starts to think the day is cursed. 8:30 PM CT ABC

25. NBA Basketball. Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls. 8:30 PM CT NBA TV

26. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The team investigates when a photo of a deceased college student becomes viral. 9:00 PM CT CBS

27. Rock Center with Brian Williams. 9:00 PM CT NBC

28. Revenge for Real. “The Governor’s Son.” 9:00 PM CT ABC

29. Psych. Shawn and Gus take on the attempted murder case of a reality show contestant. 9:00 PM CT USA

30. The Soup. 9:00 PM CT E!

31. Hot in Cleveland. Victoria puts on a fat suit and goes to Overeaters Anonymous, Melanie meets a guy at a different “anonymous” meeting, and Joy dates a man who goes against her usual type. 9:00 PM CT TVLand

32. South Park. 9:00 PM CT Comedy Central

33. Face Off. Season finale. The three remaining contestants are allowed to select three former contestants to join them in the final competition. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

34. Million Dollar Listing New York. This new docu-series follows three of the most ambitious real estate agents as they give viewers an inside look into the aggressive, high-stakes world of New York City’s real estate market. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

35. The Challenge: Battle of the Exes. The top four teams are named, and the Exes try to make it to the final challenge. 9:00 PM CT MTV

36. Happily Divorced. With Frank’s brother in town, she wants Peter to come out to him, and things get heated between her and her brother. 9:30 PM CT TVLand

37. Ugly Americans. An ant-sized arsonist escapes from Mark’s custody and lands in Twayne’s nostril, and Leonard, Grimes, and Mark get miniaturized to track the arsonist down.. 9:30 PM CT Comedy Central

38. Monster Man. Watch as Cleve Hall and his team from SOTA FX take you through the process of creating Hollywood’s most famous monster characters. 10:00 PM CT Syfy

39. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Channing Tatum, Drew Brees, and Meat Loaf. 10:00 PM CT NBC