Love him or hate him these days, Mel Gibson is on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight on NBC. Jay isn’t one to skirt the issues and usually brings up newsy items when the celebrities in the news appear during TMZ-like times, but he doesn’t press too hard. He just seems to razz them a little. When he does that tonight, what will Gibson say to defend himself over his latest remarks? Catch up on your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.
1. Live! With Kelly. Mark Conseulos is guest cohost, and Maggie Q, Daughtry, and Katherine Jenkins and Mark Ballas are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.
2. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today include Hugh Grant and Team iLuminate. Syndicated, check local listings.
3. Thelma & Louise.Mad at the men in your life? This movie will take care of that. 4:45 PM CT ThrillerMax
4. 2012 NFL Draft. Boston Rounds 2-3. 6:00 PM CT ESPN
5. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. Virginia 529 College Savings 250 from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2
6. Undercover Boss. The CEO of Philly Pretzel Factory goes undercover working in his own company. 7:00 PM CT CBS
7. Who Do You Think You Are? Rob Lowe searches through his family tree. 7:00 PM CT NBC
8. Shark Tank. Ideas pitched include a three-in-one nail polish, the next trend in women’s accessories, and tank tops with interchangeable straps. 7:00 PM CT ABC
9. Nikita. Nikita convinces Birkhoff to use $20 million of his own cash to lure Percy in, and Birkhoff is arrested. 7:00 PM CT CW
10. The Finder. Walter searches for the man who killed the dad of a friend of Isabel’s, and Willie decides to go to college. 7:00 PM CT Fox
11. Whale Wars: Operation Bluefin. To protect bluefin tuna from poachers, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society enters hostile Libyan waters. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet
12. CSI: NY. A body is found dismembered and strewn throughout four street corners. 8:00 PM CT CBS
13. Grimm. Nick is brought into a conflict in the creature world after an investigation into a construction worker’s death, and Juliette convinces Nick to invite Monroe to dinner. 8:00 PM CT NBC
14. Supernatural. Dick Roman gets a hard drive that holds sensitive information about Dean and Sam, Bobby help the brothers try to get the hard drive, but his anger at Dick prevents it. 8:00 PM CT CW
15. Fringe. Both teams fight for the same thing, and shocking developments arise that are related to the Cortexiphan children. 8:00 PM CT Fox
16. Fairly Legal. Kate mediates her former private school, and Justin and Ben disagree about a plea bargain. 8:00 PM CT USA
17. Kate & Will: Happily Ever After. A look at the royal couple after their first year of marriage. 8:00 PM CT E!
18. Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids. In the first half hour, a non-traditional wedding party with a Drag Queen, and a bride with track teammates as her wedding party. In the second half hour, a mother in tears, a bride fighting a 3-headed wedding monster, and a bridesmaid wanting to run the appointment. 8:00 PM CT TLC
19. Whale Wars: Viking Shores. The Faeroe Islands host environmental activists saving pilot whales from the ancient tradition of slaughter. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet
20. Ghost Adventures. Zak, Nick and Aaron investigate the iconic Riviera Hotel. The guys search the dark corners of the glamorous place in search of whatever might still be lurking here. Plus, they’ll have unprecedented access to the Versailles Theatre, originally known as the Clover Room, where countless of celebrities have performed. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel
21. America’s Most Wanted. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime
22. True Justice. Kane and his team try to find the distributor of a drug that raises the Seattle body count, and Gates finds himself in a life or death situation. 8:00 PM CT Reelz
23. The Ricky Gervais Show. Karl talks about will being a form of charity, and Stephen remembers being the only one in school to wear a costume for Comic Relief Day. 8:00 PM CT HBO
24. Blue Bloods. An attempt is made on the life of a witness left in Danny and Jackie’s, leading them to realize the task force has a leak, and Erin gets a job offer that would have her working alongside her dad. 9:00 PM CT CBS
25. Dateline NBC. A Brazilian-American boy whose mother abducted him and and ran away to Brazil, takes about his experience. 9:00 PM CT NBC
26. 20/20. Video shows a server adding terrible things to a pizza, a surgeon admits to dropping part of the body on the floor, sales clerks tell how they manipulate buyers with lies, and a mom confesses to being a porn star. 9:00 PM CT ABC
27. In Plain Sight. To clear her name while under surveillance by the FBI, Mary hast to lose their tail and find her dad. 9:00 PM CT USA
28. My Big Fat Gypsy Weddings Preserving traveling traditions 9:00 PM CT TLC
29. The Dead Files. Amy and Steve travel deep into the heart of Georgia to investigate a terrified mother’s claims of strange paranormal activity in her home. Concerned for her children’s safety, the team embarks on a journey to unveil the dark truth lurking within the family’s historic residence. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel
30. Real Time with Bill Maher. Panelists include Paul Begala, S.E. Cupp, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Charles Murray, and Paul Rieckhoff 9:00 PM CT HBO
31. Magic City. Mike Strauss’ body is seized, Ike reacts to a break-in, and Victor plots to get his wife out of Cuba. Vera secures Jackie Kennedy for a charity event but laments not having children with Ike. 9:00 PM CT Starz
32. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Mel Gibson, the 18-year-old may of Aredale, IA, and The Wanted. 9:00 PM CT NBC