Category Archives: What’s Hot on TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Bachelor Pad

Bachelor Padis a guilty pleasure for sure. Yeah, it's wrong in so many ways, but something about it is definitely fun to watch. It's like a small colony of people who just keep dating the within the same group over and over. It's obviously not going to lead to positive relationships. But they all keep doing it again and again. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost is Chris Harrison, and the guests today include Jeremy Renner and Zachary Gordon. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. XXX Summer Olympics. Swimming finals: Men's 200m freestyle, men's 100m backstroke, women's 100m backstroke, women's 100m breaststroke. Men's Gymnastics Team final, Men's synchronized platform diving, and women's beach volleyball, USA vs. Czech Republic. 7:00 PM CT NBC

3. Bachelor Pad. A challenge includes rhythmic gymnastics, two contestants attend a rock concert, and a shocking decision. 7:00 PM CT ABC

4. The Secret Life of the American Teenager. When Kathy tries to make new friends at school, she falls in with a bad crowd, and Leon find out about Ben's plans to sneak around with Dylan. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

5. Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Karlie's relationship is stressed when she gets an ultimatum, Stevie makes a suggestion to Mimi, and Rasheeda and Kirk come to a difficult decision. 7:00 PM CT VH1

6. MLB Baseball. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Texas Rangers. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

7. The Closer. BRenda and Chief Pope's relationship hits a dry spot because of a priest's murder, and Brenda's parents return with her dad continuing his cancer treatments. 8:00 PM CT TNT

8. Warehouse 13. Pete and Myka take on a case that has mobs of angry people hallucinating. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

9. Bunheads. Michelle tries to keep the dance studio running smoothly with Fanny gone, but it only creates a serious problem when the girls change for class in Michelle's home because of flooded dressing rooms. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

10. The Real Housewives of New York. Carole and Sonja jet to Miami to meet up with Aviva and Ramona, and (of course…) Ramona manages to still find things to complain about while on vacation. Meanwhile, Aviva’s sex-obsessed father George makes a point to gawk at every Miami woman he sees, but switches his tune later on, claiming he’s only got eyes for Sonja… 8:00 PM CT Bravo

11. Bizarre Foods America. Amy screams on the first date, but they don’t involve her ‘giving it up’ in the sexual sense. A rock climbing date brings out her biggest fears, and it’s tough to tell whether or not the climb during the date is literally or figuratively getting the best of her. Later on, Emily’s friend David surprises her on-air, but his appearance leave them both stunned by how unexpectedly similar their theories on love are… 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

12. Chicagolicious. To promote the Lavish Locks Box, the styles shoot makeover videos, and Austin has difficulty balancing her love life and career. 8:00 PM CT Style

13. Single Ladies. Raquel thinks Charles isn't interested in her, and April and Reggie's relationship hits a snag. 8:00 PM CT VH1

14. The Glass House. The contestants play compete in a game landing balls into designated pockets. 9:00 PM CT ABC

15. Perception. Some who might be connected to a murder leaves a code in a newspaper.. 9:00 PM CT TNT

16. Alphas. The team realizes a search has lead a killer directly to them. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

17. Miss Advised. Amy screams on the first date, but they don’t involve her ‘giving it up’ in the sexual sense. A rock climbing date brings out her biggest fears, and it’s tough to tell whether or not the climb during the date is literally or figuratively getting the best of her. Later on, Emily’s friend David surprises her on-air, but his appearance leave them both stunned by how unexpectedly similar their theories on love are… 9:00 PM CT Bravo

18. Four Houses. A Venetian villa vs. a modern high-rise condo, and an Art Deco classic vs. a vintage bungalow. 9:00 PM CT TLC

19. Bad Girls Club: Mexico. Rima puts up with three days of Erica's anger, and Julie, Meghan, and Falen try to break up the Sad Girls, which sends someone packing. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

20. Teen Wolf. Scott, Stiles, Melissa, and Stillinski are taken hostage, and Allison follows Derek to the station. 9:00 PM CT MTV

21. Push Girls. Auti must confront her control issues as they cause major drama in both her marriage and her dance team. Feeling the stress of trying to record an album and get pregnant, Auti and Eric are at each other’s throats, leaving Auti wondering if it’s truly the right time to start a family. With an important performance coming up, Chelsie has come to town for rehearsals and though she thanks Auti for inspiring her to dance again after her car accident, she feels that the team needs to aspire to bigger things. 9:00 PM CT Sundance Channel

22. Conan. Colin Farrell and thenewno2 are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Summer Olympics Continue

I understand why NBC isn't showing anything but the Olympics, and even the channels affiliated with NBC, but I don't understand why so many other channels are avoiding programming as well. It looks like that's what we'll be watching for the next few weeks, save for a few other things. Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. 60 Minutes. Florida families living in cars, and van Gogh's death. 6:00 PM CT CBS

2. XXX Summer Olympics. Women's team competition for Gymnastics, men's 100 m breaststroke finals, men's 4x100m freestyle relay finals, women's 100m butterfly finals, women's 400m freestyle finals, diving, and women's synchronized springboard final. 6:00 PM CT NBC

3. Big Brother. Shane nominates two houseguests for eviction. 7:00 PM CT ABC

4. Hillbilly Handfishin'. Skipper and Jackson choose teams, Ohio women get daring, and energetic pastors from New Jersey want the ultimate prize 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

5. Xtreme Waterparks. Check out the world’s largest indoor waterpark located in a blimp hangar in Germany. Then, travel to San Antonio, TX and cruise the world’s longest water ride. Finally, in Denver, CO, take a ride that sends you back to the pre-historic ages. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

6. Jerseylicious. They team make a living art display, Gatsby's reputation is put on the line by Gayle, and Corey is inspired by Alexa' and Danny's engagement to step up his own relationship. 7:00 PM CT Style

7. Mob Wives Chicago. Renee returns to court, Giana wants answers from her dad in prison, and Nora finds out more about her dad's burial. 7:00 PM CT VH1

8. MLB Baseball. Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

9. 3. Rachel, Libby, and April go to different locations for one-on-one dates, April shies away from one guy, and Rachel and date go gliding. 8:00 PM CT CBS

10. Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kris can't prove to Bruce that she's innocent, Kim forces Lamar to go to the dentist, and Rob believes he is losing his hair. 8:00 PM CT E!

11. Hoarding: Buried Alive. Milton's life has been taken over by his compulsion, and Louise's cancer prognosis is made worse by her unhealthy living conditions. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Insane Coaster Wars. Experience the shriek-inducing drops of Intimidator at the Carolina's Carowinds; get swept into the heavens on the wings of Millennium Force at Ohio's Cedar Point; ride a towering serpent on Diamondback at Kings Island in Ohio; and drop from over 40 stories high on the daunting steel tracks of Kingda Ka at Six Flags New Jersey. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

13. Ice Road Truckers. The ice hears no prayers. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

14. Snapped. A blonde soccer mom has a past of manipulating men. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen

15. True Blood. The Authority goes in a different direction, and Sookie and Jason go to the site of their parents' deaths. 8:00 PM CT HBOThe Authority heads in a new direction; Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents' deaths.

16. Political Animals. Elaine announces a plan to run, Bud, Douglas, and T.J. go fishing, Garchetti comes up with a plan, and Susan allows Alex in on her story. 9:00 PM CT USA

17. Storage Hunters. An old rivalry resurfaces in Vegas, A covered item that is possibly a vintage car is in a locker, and a unit filled with gem stones creates a war among the competition. 9:00 PM CT truTV

18. Oprah's Lifeclass. Movie beyond guilt to drags you down. 9:00 PM CT OWN

19. The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Although the Napa trip was meant to bring feuding families together, Teresa stirs up the pot (once again!) when telling Melissa about Kathy’s ‘attack’ on her cookbook’s credibility. Looks like there might be one too many cooks in the Giudice kitchen…. Will these Jersey families be able to endure a cross-country trip in one piece, or is it only a matter of time before they’re at each other’s throats again? 9:00 PM CT Bravo

20. Bridezillas. Bridezilla Michelle pitches a fit when her maid of honor is late for her manicure, threatens to lock up her fiancé’s manly bits if he has a bachelor party, and flatly demands a more floral font for her pink glitter ice sculpture. At Bridezilla Brittany’s bachelorette party, she greedily gobbles up their gifts, thanking her bridesmaids by treating them like backup dancers and shoving her way to center stage during their dance routine. 9:00 PM CT WE

21. Breaking Bad. Walt and Jesse put a business plan into action and Walt confesses a secret to Marie. 9:00 PM CT AMC

22. Newsroom. Will gets insomnia, Sloan's career is in jeopardy, and Will gets rough with an interview subject. 9:00 PM CT HBO

23. Weeds. Nancy is led to temptation in her attempt to raise funds for Stevie's team, Jill uses Doug for revenge, and Shane and Angela go out. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

24. Combat Pawn. Chris promises a surprise engraving for a soldier's wife, Ethan is offered a gully automatic machine gun, and an lover scorner tries to sell Bushmaster rifle. 9:30 PM CT truTV

25. Episodes. Sean and BEverly find out about Matt's stalker, Merc and JAmie's affairs are threatened by a travel agent, and Morning has a plastic surgery mishap. 9:30 PM CT Showtime

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Summer Olympics officially begins tonight, live from London. It's the first city to host the Games three times. Queen Elizabeth will be on hand to officially welcome the world.. Catch up on your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Joel McHale is the guest cohost, and Olivia Munn, Lou Diamond Phillips, Skipper Bivins, and Trent Jackson are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. XXX Summer Olympics. From London, Queen Elizabeth II officially opens the Games. 6:00 PM CT NBC

3. Tyler Perry's House of Payne. In the first half hour, “First Dance.” In the second half hour, “Invention of Trust.” 7:00 PM CT TBS

4. 20/20. 8:00 PM CT ABC

5. Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse. In the first half hour, “The Will and the Grace.” In the second half hour, “Engagement Ring.” 8:00 PM CT TBS

6. Say Yes to the Dress. Tisa wants to look hot in her dress, Victoria is looking for a dress for a wedding in eight weeks, and Emily tries hers on for the first time 8:00 PM CT TLC

7. XIII. XIII follows a trail tracking his identity to a paramilitary training camp where he receiving his training. He wants to learn what he was being trained for, but has to go up against the camp owner.. 8:00 PM CT Reelz

8. Common Law. Wes and Travis see each other from a different perspective when their mentors get called in. 9:00 PM CT USA

9. Lost Girl. Bo's physique is threatened by what she finds while investigating a disappearance. 9:00 PM CT USA

10. Boxing. Raymundo Beltran vs. Hank Lundy. 9:00 PM CT ESPN 2

11. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Jeremy Renner, Betty White, and Joss Stone. 11:35 PM CT NBC

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Rock Center with Brian Williams

Tomorrow is opening night of the Summer Olympics in London, but if you just can't wait until then, watch Rock Center with Brian Williams tonight with a show all about the amateur athletics showdown. Check in with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Joel McHale is the guest cohost, and Dylan McDermott and Josh Henderson are among the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Wipeout. Blind Date 2012. 7:00 PM CT ABC

3. Take Me Out. Season finale. A chef, tattoo artist, and a paramedic look for partners. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. Big Brother. Either Danielle or JoJO will be voted out, and a new Head of Household will be decided after a competition. 8:00 PM CT NBC

5. Saving Hope. Alex and Dawn disagree on who should be make Charlie's legal decisions, and Charlie doesn't want to talk to a deceased prisoner who gave a heart to Alex's patient. 8:00 PM CT NBC

6. Burn Notice. 8:00 PM CT USA

7. The First 48. The main suspect in a shooting is a high-ranking game member, and a motorist gets run off the road and murdered. 8:00 PM CT A&E

8. Four Weddings. In the first hour, a tortoise greets guests, guests watch costumed Greek dancers, a mustache cutout, and dressed in bling and blue. In the second hour, a ten-year-old gown, a traditional dress and a sari, samba dancers, and Afghani and Iraqi traditions. 8:00 PM CT TLC

9. Trip Flip Bert Kreischer gives two lucky tourists in Cancun the chance of a lifetime as they throw out their plans and let him take the lead on an all-expense-paid three-day dream vacation. It includes cave repelling, Mexican wrestling and driving Ferraris. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

10. Project Runway This year's designers compete in an unconventional challenge. 7:00 PM CT Lifetime

11. L.A. Hair Confidential. Season finale. Kim Kimble takes viewers inside her world to explain the complexities, potential pitfalls and nuances of some of the most fabulous hairstyles featured throughout the season, as well as never-before-seen candid moments with Kim, her staff and celebrity clients. 8:00 PM CT WE

12. Anger Management. Charlie starts dating a smart coffee barista who is also a patient of Katie's. 8:30 PM CT FX

13. My Guy Is Out There. Series premiere. April, Rachel, and Libby run their emotions high as they meet for the first time and begin their search for eligible men. 9:00 PM CT CBS

14. Rock Center with Brian Williams. All about the Olympics. Meredith Vieira interviews film director Danny Boyle, who is directing this years Opening Ceremony in London. He discusses the pressure to live up to the over-the-top display Beijing put on four years ago. Tamron Hall reports on Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones' mission to stop the incredible number of African-American children dying in the water. You can view the clips from the various segments here. 9:00 PM CT NBC

15. Rookie Blue. A string of missing women leads Gail to discover a pattern, and Dov and Chris believe she is in danger when they discover a body. 9:00 PM CT ABC

16. Sullivan & Son. Steve and Melanie find out a secret about the bar's beginnings, Jack and Ok Cha argue about their courtship, and Owen and Carol become each other's wingmen against their high school classmates. 9:00 PM CT TBS

17 Suits. Harvey and Mike work on an unorthodox case, Louis and Rachel work together, and Jessica hits problems defending the firm. 9:00 PM CT USA

18. Wilfred. Wilfred gets in the way of Ryan's plans to introduce Amanda and Jenna. 9:00 PM CT FX

19. Cajun Justice. In the first half hour, deputies look into the theft of expensive shrimping nets, and a woman thinks she and her mom were scammed by a faith healer. In the second half hour, teens illegal street racing, a deputy looks into an allegedly haunted plantation house, and a bullhorn issues death threats. 9:00 PM CT A&E

20. Kathy Griffin: Seaman First Class Special. Kathy has offended the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, and once again, isn’t sorry for her actions. The two-time Emmy® winner skewers celebs including Anderson Cooper, Bristol Palin, and Miley Cyrus. She even pleases the crowd by addressing some fan mail…from prison inmates. 9:00 PM CT A&E

21. Great Lake Warriors. the men will be tested as dangerous weather moves in. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

22. Snooki & JWOWW. Snookie helps out at a doggie daycare, Jenni finds a new friend in a cookie class, and Roger and Jenni's relationship breaks down. 9:00 PM CT MTV

23. Louie Louie goes on a date. 9:30 PM CT FX

24. Conan. Olivia Munn, Flo Rida, and Ben Stiller are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

25. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight are Joel McHale, Andrew Norelli, and will.i.am. 10:35 PM CT CBS

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Big Brother Nominations and PoV

It definitely changed everything when Willie left the house on Sunday night. How does that impact the game? Certainly Frank was going to target Willie and someone else from Britney's team this week as HoH. Who will he nominate now? Tonight is both the nominations and the Power of Veto competition. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost today is Joel McHale, and the guests today include Zach Galifianakis and John Rich. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Big Brother. Nominations and the vet competition. 7:00 PM CT CBS

3. The CLIOS: World's Best Commercials. J.B. Smoove hosts the awards given to the best commercials. 7:00 PM CT NBC

4. So You Think You Can Dance. The top sixteen perform, and face elimination by the end of the evening. Christina Applegate guest judges, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs. 7:00 PM CT Fox

5. Melissa & Joey. Mel dates Lennox's ex's dad, and Joe's attempts to teach Ryder about the stock market backfire. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

6. Best of the Road. Host Bert Kreischer takes viewers across the country on a road trip to find the best small town in America, capturing Rand McNally and USA TODAY’s second-annual Best of the Road® cross-country road rally. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

7. MLB Baseball. Los Angeles Dodgers at S. Louis Cardinals. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

8. Baby Daddy A possible new boss thinks Ben and Riley are married to each other. 7:30 PM CT ABC Family

9. America's Got Talent. Four of the third group of contestants move on, Cher Lloyd performs, and a performance from Once as well. 8:00 PM CT NBC

10. Dallas. The Ewing family faces some decision-making, Christopher is approached by a large oil company, and the Ewings fight to keep Southfork protected from outsiders. 8:00 PM CT TNT

11. Royal Pains. Hank heads to Manhattan for a secret meeting, Even and Jeremiah treat an Internet entrepreneur, and Divya and her dad reconcile 8:00 PM CT USA

12. Haunted Collector. A casino in Vegas is investigated after employees report behind grabbed by a phantom hand in a section of the hotel that is abandoned. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

13. Beverly Hills Nannies. Tricia complains that Lucky talks too much, requiring Kristin to step in, Amber and Shayla fight, and Justin asks Amanda to do his job so he can work for the Faulks. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

14. Million Dollar Listing, LA. This week, Josh Flagg hosts an unforgettable house-showing with everything from entertainers to acrobats. The main act however, ends up being the rising tension between Josh Altman and Madison. Will they steal the show? 8:00 PM CT Bravo

15. Toddlers & Tiaras. Bella, Ava Lane, and Jayla compete in the Out of this World Pageant in Darien, GA. 8:00 PM CT TLC

16. Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America. Recommended by Minnesota resident and famous chef, Andrew Zimmern, Adam Richman is in Minneapolis for a taste of Tilia’s fish taco torta. Then it’s off to Green Bay for a bite of Kroll’s prime rib sandwich, where Richman adds sautéed onions, mushrooms, peppers and butter-infused au jus to the savory prime rib. He heads to Detroit for one of his favorites, the Yardbird sandwich at Slow’s Bar-BQ. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

17. Cajun Pawn Stars. A fertility statue makes it way through the doors of the Silver Dollar. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

18. Jimmy Fallon's Primetime Music Special. Musical sketches from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. 9:00 PM CT NBC

19. Final Witness. A man claimed it was self defense when he shot an intruder attacking his wife, although both were left dead, and a detective reopens the case four years after the fact and finds evidence to dispute that claim. 9:00 PM CT ABC

20. Necessary Roughness. A spelling bee whiz needs help with stuttering, TK faces an old problem, and a league rep sees Nico. 9:00 PM CT USA

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

22. The Soul Man. Lolli invites his old writing partner to help with Boyce's preacher's block, and BArton and Stamps get locked in Boyce's office when putting in a new alarm system. 9:00 PM CT TV Land

23. School Spirits. A ghostly visitor sends an urgent warning to a pair of best friends at Eastern Kentucky University. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

24. Barter Kings. In the first half hour, Antonio tries to trade up for a piece of equipment at the show that he broke, and his “exotic” past is revealed. In the second half hour, Steve and Antonio want to increase business by getting involved with a local baseball team. 9:00 PM CT A&E

25. Top Chef: Masters. Season premiere. It’s Viva Las Vegas for the Masters chef’tastants! This season, Curtis Stone hosts, as twelve veteran chefs head to sin city to compete for $250,000 for their charities of choice. First challenge up: piece of cake. Or is it? 9:00 PM CT Bravo

26. Virgin Diaries. Dan looks forward to having sex for the first time, while Michelle says she just forgot to have sex for the first time. 9:00 PM CT TLC

27. Baggage Battles. Season finale. The North Carolina Freight Auction sells over five million pounds of lost or misplaced freight a year – often on large pallets. Auction experts Billy Leroy, Mark Meyer and Laurence & Sally Martin travel south of Greensboro, NC to bid on items at this freight auction that has seen such unique items as caskets and dead cats in formaldehyde! 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

28. Picked Off. The competition heats up and players begin to turn on each other 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

29. The Real World. Brandon spirals out of control, the roommates begin jobs at Coral World Ocean Park, and LaToya gets a crush on the new captain of the boat. 9:00 PM CT MTV

30. The Exes. Holly offers to help Stuart impress his ex at a dance competition, and Phil meets a woman who beats him at his own game. 9:30 PM CT TV Land

31. Conan. Kate Beckinsale, Doug Fine, and Tennis are among the guests tonight. 9:00 PM CT TBS

32. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight include Jonah Hill, Leonard Girardi, and Milo Greene. 9:00 PM CT CBS

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Jerry Springer and Florence Henderson

Jerry Springer and Florence Henderson are featured tonight on Trust Us With Your Life. Do you think the impersonators will include Jerry's “indiscretion” with a hooker and Flo's date with her on-camera son? Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost is Michael Buckley, and Will Ferrell, Emily Maynard, and Jef Holm are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. America's Got Talent. The fourth set of twelve contestants perform. 7:00 PM CT NBC

3. Hell's Kitchen. Chef Ramsay tests the chefs' communication skills, who then face their most important dinner service yet. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. Pretty Little Liars The Liars look for help from Mona for Hanna. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

5. Dateline on OWN. A girl who had been kidnapped spends forty years looking for her family. 7:00 PM CT OWN

6. Craft Wars. A Christmas tree is created out of post office supplies. 7:00 PM CT TLC

7. Trust Us With Your Life. In the first half hour, improv actors perform Jerry Springer's life, and in the second half hour they act out Florence Henderson's life. 8:00 PM CT ABC

8. The L.A. Complex. Abby's first day on the set doesn't go well, Nick has to work with an ex, a movie star makes an offer to Connor, and Beth and her brother have a hard time breaking into show business. 8:00 PM CT CW

9. MasterChef. A mystery box challenge with shrimp has the winner choosing an item the others will need to use in a dessert dish. 8:00 PM CT Fox

10. Rizzoli & Isles. A bride is murdered, and Jane's new neighbor catches the attention of Angela, Frankie, and Frost. 8:00 PM CT TNT

11. White Collar. The team goes after a thief who has avoided getting captured for years. 8:00 PM CT USA

12. American Ninja Warrior.
Ultimate challenges. 8:00 PM CT G4

13. Destination Truth. 8:00 PM CT G4

14. Jane by Design. Jane heads to London to get Jeremy and save the Donovan Decker/Harrod business deal. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

15. The Real Housewives of Orange County. As if the last reunion wasn’t enough, the ladies of Orange County return this week to air their lost footage. In one clip, Tamara and Slade meet up to discuss their past, and Tamara admits surprising her true feelings towards him… Will he forgive her for season’s worth of hatred? 8:00 PM CT Bravo

16. The Godfather Legacy. A look at how the movie impacted popular culture. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

17. Dance Moms. Jill and Kendall come back, the mothers find out Maddie got the role on Drop Dead Diva, and Paige's future is threatened. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

18. Love in the Wild. Season finale. The final couples have an overnight comp, and the winners receive a trip around the world. 9:00 PM CT NBC

19. NY Med. A patient is put at risk during an accident with a donor heart, Dr. Oz gets a colonoscopy, and a surgical resident still maintains an importance of looking like a lady despite the pressure of her job. 9:00 PM CT ABC

20. Franklin & Bash. Peter and Jared help a widow keep her late husband's body from becoming part of an exhibit, Stanton Infeld picks up a stalker, and Hanna runs into an old friend. 9:00 PM CT TNT

21. Covert Affairs. Annie, Joan, and Lena work together to get Auggie back safely. 9:00 PM CT USA

22. Haunted Highway. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

23. Storage Wars. In the first half hour, the bidders fight in Garden Grove, CA, Dave raids King Tut's tomb, and Darrell has a new business adventure in Germany. In the second half hour, in Riverside, CA, too many choices and too much heat are hard on Jarrod and Brandi, and Barry and David bid high on a couch. 9:00 PM CT A&E

24. Our America with Lisa Ling. The middle class downsizing their lives. 9:00 PM CT OWN

25. Love Broker. NYC’s matchmaker is back this week on the season premiere of Love Broker! First up: Lori meets a client who’s attracted to athletic blondes, that like to shag like his mom… Lori also arranges a Q&A for her client, Jaime, with four single ladies. Jamie seems to take Lori’s advice in one ear, then right out the other… 9:00 PM CT Bravo

26. What Not to Wear. A woman needs to make the switch from outdated to practical yet fashionable. 9:00 PM CT TLC

27. The Glee Project. The contestants get frustrated when they try to do Eye of the Tiger in just one take. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

28. Kendra on Top. In the first half hour, Kendra tests her accessory kit additions, Travelle releases a new training location, and Kendra puts pressure on Hank to get under contract. In the second half hour, Kendra returns to San Diego and confronts her troubled past. 9:00 PM CT WE

29. Teen Mom. Maci and Ryan disagree about preschool, Tyler puts pressure on Catelynn to attend college, Farrah dates someone new, and Amber is released from rehab. 9:00 PM CT MTV

p>30. Conan. Eric McCormack, Eric André, and The Xx are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

31. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight include Zach Galifianakis, Sgt. Valerie Brown, and Allen Stone. 10:35 PM CT CBS

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Who Does Emily Pick?

It's come down to a race between Arie and Jef on The Bachelorette. Who's it going to be? They've actually made it seem like she might not even choose anyone. But … throughout the season, I just couldn't ever see her with anyone other than Arie. Will she end up with him? Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. 2012 Open Championship. Final Round from the Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lancashire, England. 7:00 AM CT ESPN

2. Formula One Racing. Lenox Grand Prix of Germany from Hockenheim, Germany. 11:00 AM CT Fox

3. 2012 Tour de France. From Rambouillet to Paris. 12:00 PM CT NBC

4. MLB Baseball. Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets. 12:00 PM CT TBS

5. Golf. Final Round of American Century Championship from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe, NV. 2:00 PM CT NBC

6. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. STP 300 from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL. 2:00 PM CT ESPN

7. 60 Minutes. A man exonerated after twenty-five years in prison by DNA, gold in India, and Michael Phelps. 6:00 PM CT CBS

8. Dateline NBC. The latest in the movie theater shootings. 6:00 PM CT NBC

9. Big Brother. Frank nominates two houseguests to become the next nominees for eviction. 7:00 PM CT ABC

10. The Bachelorette. Season finale. Emily and her family head to Curacao, and she makes her final decision. 7:00 PM CT ABC

11. Teen Choice 2012. Demi Lovato and Kevin McHale host, and No Doubt, Flo Rida, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Justin BIeber perform. 7:00 PM CT Fox

12. Leverage. The team tries to prevent a hockey enforcer from becoming permanently injured in the playoffs. 7:00 PM CT TNT

13. Oprah's Next Chapter. A salute to superstar Olympians, including Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Al Joyner, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Shawn Johnson, Greg Louganis, Janet Evans, and Mark Spitz 7:00 PM CT OWN

14. Xtreme Waterparks. Take a spin on the world’s tallest raft ride in Venice, Italy. Then, experience the thrills of Texas’ Master Blaster, a ride that revolutionized water coaster technology. Finally, in Costa Rica, check out the only slide in the world that runs through a rain forest! 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

15. Jerseylicious. Memorable clips from the first four seasons of the show. 7:00 PM CT Style

16. Mob Wives Chicago. Christina tries to find the source of her party's chaos, Renee and Pia handle the aftermath, and Renee confides in her daughter. . 7:00 PM CT VH1

17. MLB Baseball. Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

18. Falling Skies. Someone Ben thought he could trust betrays him, Tom nabs another hostage, Weaver offers a job to Matt, and the 2nd Mass members are trapped in a baement. 8:00 PM CT TNT

19. Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Bruce and Angie Everhart start golfing together, and Rob moves back with Khloe and Lamar. 8:00 PM CT E!

20. The Glades. A luxury medical spa co-owner is found dead, and Callie studies for her boards and gets ready for her testimony against Elkins. 8:00 PM CT A&E

21. Hoarding: Buried Alive. Laura's collection gets out of control, and a house fire starts during cleanup. 8:00 PM CT TLC

22. Insane Coaster Wars. Wrong way up coasters thrill riders with each stomach-churning flip, twist, turn and loop. Which will spiral above the competition – Orlando's Kraken, Pennsylvania's Hydra the Revenge, Ohio's Vortex, or Tennessee's Wild Eagle? 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

23. Ice Road Truckers. Two will set out to prove themselves, but only one will complete the mission. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

24. Drop Dead Diva. Jane tries to get news about Owen, Jane and Grayson give guest lectures to Stanford Law School for Jane's old teacher, Park suggests Kim take a case that Gina has brought over, and Kim and Teri find out a secret about Gina. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

25. True Blood. Sookie looks at life without faerie powers, Sam finds shooters, Hoyt gets a new group of friends, Alcide gets ready for a fight, and Lafayette looks for Jesus' body. 8:00 PM CT HBO

26. The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose. Emily, Arie, and Jeff get together again. 9:00 PM CT TNT

27. The Great Escape. “Escape from Air Force Boneyard.” 9:00 PM CT TNT

28. Political Animals. Bud is sent to take care of the hostage situation, Susan gets close to the action, Douglass finds out Elaine wants to run again, and T.J. goes back to old habits. 9:00 PM CT USA

29. Mrs. Eastwood & Company. Dana and her daughters and Tyler are on opposite sides, and Overtones have decided to move. 9:00 PM CT E!

30. Longmire. Henry finds an unstable young woman with his tracking abilities, and she may be involved in a gas station owner's murder. 9:00 PM CT A&E

31. Culture Shock. Exploring relationships around the world. 9:00 PM CT OWN

32. The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Jacqueline’s husband rallies the husbands of NJ before their trip to Napa, in hopes that drama will steer clear of his upcoming group trip. As all look forward to the ‘good and peaceful times’ ahead in CA, Melissa does a photo shoot for the cover of her upcoming album. She keeps it ‘all in the family’ while moaning in a photo-shoot with her youngest daughter by her side… 9:00 PM CT Bravo

33. Army Wives. Roxy and Trevor argue about his Army career, Jackie gets frustrated with the way Sophie manipulates her dad, Denise thinks about becoming a nurse practitioner, Charlie and Nicole ask a favor of Roland, and Roxy goes into labor. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

34. Bridezillas. Bridezilla Michelle pitches a fit when her maid of honor is late for her manicure, threatens to lock up her fiancé’s manly bits if he has a bachelor party, and flatly demands a more floral font for her pink glitter ice sculpture. At Bridezilla Brittany’s bachelorette party, she greedily gobbles up their gifts, thanking her bridesmaids by treating them like backup dancers and shoving her way to center stage during their dance routine. 9:00 PM CT WE

35. Breaking Bad. Walt and Jesse go after an unlikely business partner, and the DEA goes after new leads 9:00 PM CT AMC

36. Newsroom. The team finds out about a Wisconsin protest, Jim and Don work hard for simultaneous uprisings, and Neal finds an Egyptian insider. 9:00 PM CT HBO

37. Weeds. Nancy plans a dinner, Andy and Jill watch Stevie, and Silas makes friends with a local pot grower. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

38. Episodes. To boost ratings, Stoke's part gets beefed up, and Matt goes on a bender. 9:30 PM CT Showtime

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Mitt Romney’s Sons on Rock Center

Mitt Romney's sons entertain their first interview tonight Rock Center Brian Williams. They'll discuss family, faith, and why some of them initially didn't want their dad to run for President. Check in with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Jerry O'Connell is the guest cohost, and Heidi Klum is among the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. 2012 Open Championship. Best of the First Round from the Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lancashire, England. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

3. Duets. Season finale. The contestants and their coaches duet on one final song each before the winner is announced. 7:00 PM CT ABC

4. Take Me Out. A model, a pharmaceutical representative, and a clothing designer look for partners. 7:00 PM CT Fox

5. London Revealed. This one-hour special takes viewers to some of the best hidden spots for tourists to visit in the city. Among the treasures exposed are the streets and stores that inspired the “Harry Potter” series, behind the scenes at Wimbledon and hot nightclubs only those in the know can access. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

6. Project Runway In the first hour, a special looking at this year's designers. In the second hour, a live runway show shows what this year's crop is capable of. 7:00 PM CT Lifetime

7. Big Brother. Either Frank or Kara will be voted out, and a new Head of Household will be decided after a competition. 8:00 PM CT NBC

8. Saving Hope. A routine surgical procedure sends Alex's patient into a coma, encountering Charlie in the spirit world, and Joel's patient does his own body modifications. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. Wipeout. Contestants compete through the Monkey Business, School Daze, and Gold Rush Petrified Forest obstacles. 8:00 PM CT ABC

10. Burn Notice. “Split decision.” 8:00 PM CT USA

11. The First 48. Miami detectives hope the survivors of a massacre at a corner store can identify the shooter who killed the others, and a man from Cleveland is found in his apartment, strangled. 8:00 PM CT A&E

12. Four Weddings. In the first hour, Chantal is going with a soap opera theme, Kristen will end her fairy tale day with fireworks, Melissa heats up the dance floor, and Jori will enter her ceremony on horseback. In the second hour. Kalli invites an Elvis impersonator, Marie leads her court in a Wedding Wobble, Carrie creates a canopy with star-shaped lanterns, and Beth's dog fetches the rings. 8:00 PM CT TLC

13. Trip Flip Kreischer surprises two best friends from the south with a vacation to San Diego they’ll never forget. The adventure includes one-of-a kind surf lessons at Mission Beach, cruising in a low-rider, a private jet charter to San Francisco and an all-access pass to a Train concert – and not only will the ladies meet and dine with the rock band, they’ll sing on stage with them! 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

14. Mountain Men Season finale. Tom encounters his biggest fear, while a storm endangers Marty’s life. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

15. L.A. Hair. Season finale. Still fuming from her most recent altercation with the staff, China breaks down in front of Kim. Shocked by China’s vulnerability, Kim attempts to mentor her—showing her how to be strong and take control of her life. Meanwhile, Kim is dealing with problems of her own as Angela continues to defy her. 8:00 PM CT WE

16. Anger Management. Charlie falls for Jen's new business partner, only to find out she sees therapy is a scam, and Patrick asks Charlie to counsel the angry ghost of his mom. 8:30 PM CT FX

17. Rock Center with Brian Williams. An interview with Mitt Romney's five sons, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, and a look at student loan debt. 9:00 PM CT NBC

18. Rookie Blue. A key witness for an an upcoming trial is lost, leaving officers from 15 Division to turn to a man claiming to be a psychic. 9:00 PM CT ABC

19. Sullivan & Son. In the first half hour, Steve hears his father is retiring and decides to buy the bar from his parents. In the second half hour, the bar is shut down when he refuses to pay off the health inpsector. 9:00 PM CT TBS

20. Suits. Harvey gets second chair for an important lawsuit, and Mike works on a case for a tennis phenom. 9:00 PM CT USA

21. Wilfred. Ryan and Wilfred have unexpected consequences after a traumatic event. 9:00 PM CT FX

22. Cajun Justice. In the first half hour, a shrimping vessel captain takes a deckhand hostage, a shrimper almost loses a finer in a fight, and two teens are looking to nab a large prize in the deep woods. In the second half hour, the deputies are working around the clock during Mardi Gras, a thief tries to sell a stolen sound system, and estranged spouses fight over beads. 9:00 PM CT A&E

23. Top Spot. Sean and Kristy get the chance of a lifetime to test drive three very different Caribbean vacation packages in the U.S. Virgin Islands. From a private beach, to a chartered 55-foot yacht and a hillside villa with their own chef, which one will they choose? 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

24. Great Lake Warriors. Series premiere. This series follows tugboat companies as they haul materials between October and January, the most treacherous time of the year. They are tugboat men, sailors in constant combat with the deadly storms and hazards of the Great Lakes– men who work against the clock, fighting thick ice forming in every direction under treacherous winter conditions – winds whip so fierce it could knock an entire crew off deck in the blink of an eye. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

25. Snooki & JWOWW. The former roommates give Snooki a hard time for being engaged and pregnant, and Snooki and Jenni host a housewarming party. 9:00 PM CT MTV

26. Louie Louie looks for a mate. 9:30 PM CT FX

27. Awkward Jenna, feeling responsible for her parents' separation, looks for refuge at Church Camp. 9:30 PM CT MT

28. Conan. Freida Pinto, Sebastian Maniscalco, and Chris Hardwick are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

29. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight are woody Harrelson, Todd Barry, and Graffiti6. 10:35 PM CT CBS

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – First So You Think You Can Dance Vote

Tonight we get to see exactly how the new one-night a week show will affect the voting. Everyone voted last week. The judges will watch everyone dance again, then decide which of the six in the bottom will go home. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost today is Josh Groban, and the guests today include Jesse Metcalfe and Victor Cruz. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. MLB Baseball. New York Mets at Washington Nationals. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

3. Big Brother. The first veto competition of the season, as well as the first PoV meeting. 7:00 PM CT CBS

4. So You Think You Can Dance. The top twenty perform for the second time, and four are eliminated by the end of the evening. 7:00 PM CT Fox

5. Melissa & Joey. Mel takes credit for Joe's cooking, then goes into a panic when her date wants to watch her work in the kitchen, and Lennox's friend crushes on Ryder. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

6. Food Paradise: London. This one-hour special explores the vibrant new food scenes of London. It takes viewers on a tour of all the best spots in the city for visitors to dine and drink, including hip culinary neighborhoods, the best place to get high tea, hot new restaurants, delicious street food, classic pubs and not–to-be missed Indian fare. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

7. Baby Daddy The men are disrupted by Bonnie's presence. 7:30 PM CT ABC Family

8. America's Got Talent. Four of the third group of contestants move on. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. Dallas. Rebecca share a secret with Elena, Ann's ex insists on an apology, John Ross tries to pit the family members against one another, and a family associate is murdered. 8:00 PM CT TNT

10. Royal Pains. HankMed treats a country club manager, Evan gets a business opp, Hank is offered a job by Boris, and Divya discovers something terrible. 8:00 PM CT USA

11. Haunted Collector. John Saffis and team travel to Lorain Count, OH to help a couple experiencing paranormal activity in their home. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

12. Beverly Hills Nannies. The nannies turn against each other because of other activities and outside aspirations, Kristen abandons Amber, and Justin looks for other employment. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

13. Million Dollar Listing, LA. Josh Altman gets blind sighted by pro-football player Orlando Scandrick’s business manager. Meanwhile, Josh Flagg struggles to sell a party palace, and gets some startling news from his boyfriend. Tensions reach an all-time high when Madison's assistant Heather makes a demand no one saw coming… 8:00 PM CT Bravo

14. Toddlers & Tiaras. Tori, Amiya, and Jasmine compete in the Miss Mardi Gras Madness Pageant. 8:00 PM CT TLC

15. Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America. Richman heads to JR’s BBQ for a pulled pork sandwich Memphis style, where each piece of meat is – according to the JR family – as “tender as mother’s love.” Then it’s off to San Diego for a taste of Santa Maria style ‘cue when Richman savors the El Toro from Phil’s BBQ: he third and final contender from San Francisco. There, Richman tries Wexler’s pulled lamb sandwich with watermelon vinegar, pickled watermelon rind and red cabbage slaw. Which sandwich will Richman choose to compete in the finals and fight for the crowning title of “Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America”? 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

16. Cajun Pawn Stars. In the first half hour, the team checks out a super fast go-kart, Johnnie and Walt look at a big stuffed lion, and a man wants to sell his doubled-barreled knife pistol. In the second half hour, the guys check out an 1866 Springfield Trapdoor rifle, a man brings in a Native American artifact, and a very young picker tries to make a deal on a Civil Warm U.S. Cavalry horse bit. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

17. Final Witness. A woman loses her second husband to a bout of the flu that is unexpectedly lethal. 9:00 PM CT ABC

18. Necessary Roughness. Dani treats a linebacker veteran, TK gives the rookie a hard time, Jeanette comes back to visit, and Lindsay visits a therapist. 9:00 PM CT USA

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

20. The Soul Man. Barton announces his own last will and testament after attending a funeral, Boyce's hot ex visits and wants more than just counselin. 9:00 PM CT TV Land

21. School Spirits. Four friends are frightened by a shadowy figure at a campus that is helped by a little girl's ghost. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

22. Barter Kings. In the first half hour, Steve tries to get two all-terrain vehicles for his kids, and Antonio starts the bartering with a welder's mask. In the second half hour, Steve and Antonio want to maximize their profits with individual trade strings to help out with the big bills coming up. 9:00 PM CT A&E

23. Around the World in 80 Plates. Season finale. The competition is coming to an end for the remaining three chefs as they head off to Uruguay! Although they’re used to competing as teams, this round separates each of the chefs individually, causing one chef to almost fold under pressure! 9:00 PM CT Bravo

24. Virgin Diaries. A 34-year-old Mormon virgin, a widower, and a 29-year-old. 9:00 PM CT TLC

25. Baggage Battles. Canada’s most populous and culturally diverse city hosts an auction that sells shipped property lost in transit. Informally known as the “red tote sale,” they auction off approximately300-500 lots in large red mystery boxes. In addition, there are about 100 unopened, unclaimed suitcases from the Toronto International Airport. Attending the first night auction of the season, the auction experts find themselves bidding on items such as famous athletes’ sports jersey, autographed film scripts, and of course baggage. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

26. Picked Off. Amateur pickers compete each week to win $10,000. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

27. The Real World. A prank causes fighting, and a roommate ends up at the hospital. 9:00 PM CT MTV

28. The Exes. While trying to land a new client, Phil's pursuit puts the guys in a strip club and Stuart in the hospital, and Holly's new bra works wonders. 9:30 PM CT TV Land

29. Conan. Bryan Cranston and Globe of Steel are among the guests tonight. 9:00 PM CT TBS

30. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, MGK, and Ester Dean. 9:00 PM CT NBC