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What’s Hot on TV Tonight – American Idol Premiere

I still don't know what to think about this new crew of judges on American Idol, but tonight we get our chance to find out. It's the big two-hour season premiere. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. The Middle. Frankie and Mike dedicate one day to each of their kids, with Axl taking them to a paintball range, Sue having them do seventeen different activities, and Brick wanting to go to a sci-fi convention. 7:00 PM CT ABC

2. Arrow. Oliver goes on a break from being Arrow, Tommy puts on a benefit for the firefighters, and Thea tries to life Moira's spirits. 7:00 PM CT CW

3. American Idol. Season premiere. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. Big Rich Texas. Part 2 of the Dallas divas and daughters reunite to discuss the season. 7:00 PM CT Style

5. NBA Basketball. Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

6. The Neighbors. The Bird-Kersees are very terrified and confused when the Weavers come down with a cold. 7:30 PM CT ABC

7. Criminal Minds. Reid gets help from the BAU team in trying to find his girlfriend before it's too late. 8:00 PM CT CBS

8. Modern Family. Gloria and Jay plan a surprise party for Manny's 14th birthday, and Haley starts spending time with a much older guy. 8:00 PM CT ABC

9. Supernatural. Castiel needs to rescue an angel that is being held captive by Crowley, and Amelia asks Sam to make a choice. 8:00 PM CT CW

10. Ghost Hunters. Season premiere. The team uses a laser grid and shadow detector to investigate a house. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

11. Toddlers & Tiaras. Paetynn, Elesha, and Daisy compete in the Pirate Pageant in Nacogdoches, TX. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Baggage Battles. On the second Saturday of every month, professionals and amateurs flock to Florida for the Tampa Machinery Auction, which sells off hundreds of every kind of vehicle imaginable — cars, buses, trucks, police cruisers and even boats, which may or may not run. Billy Leroy, Mark Meyer and the Martins travel to Tampa in hopes of winning a fully-functioning, highly valuable vehicle.. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

13. Suburgatory. George takes care of Tessa while she recovers from her wisdom teeth removal and also deals with Fred Shaly, who has moved into their basement, and Dallas isn't feeling secure about her relationship with George. 8:30 PM CT ABC

14. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation During a live broadcast, a news anchor is investigated by the CSI. 9:00 PM CT CBS

15. Nashville. Rayna and Juliette get ready for their first concert together in San Diego, Rayne makes an interesting proposal to Liam, and Gunnar and Scarlett leave on a road trip. 9:00 PM CT NBC

16. American Horror Story: Asylum.Sister Jude's chance of release is threatened by a new inmate, and Grace's obsession with the aliens gets violent. 9:00 PM CT FX

17. Hot in Cleveland. Melanie hopes her first time with Alec will be perfect, Joy takes on work as an extra, and Elka and Mamie become bad influences on Wilbur 9:00 PM CT TVLand

18. Ghost Mine. The team hears about a previous crew who tramped out on the job because they were hearing strange noises. They decide to introduce paranormal investigators, although some of the miners think having Kristen go into the mine would be bad luck. 9:00 PM CT Syfy