Category Archives: What’s Hot on TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Chelsea Clinton on Rock Center

Among several segments tonight on Rock Center with Brian Williams, Chelsea Clinton visits the Maya Angelou Academy, a school within a correctional facility where the District of Columbia sends high-risk kids. Clinton herself attended a private high school while her father was President; however, that was in an effort to avoid press. Check in with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Carrie Ann Inaba is the guest cohost, and Salma Hayek and Rhys Ifans are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. She’s Out of My League. A young guy who seems to only become great friends with the women in his life, with his friends creating the term “Moodle” for him, gets together with a woman so great, no one else believes it, including him. 4:00 PM CT WMax

3. Duets. The contestants and their coaches duet on standards. 7:00 PM CT ABC

4. Breaking Pointe. Evryone worries about Rex as closing night nears, and Christiana falls aprt when her husband asks about life after ballet. 7:00 PM CT CW

5. Take Me Out. Single men look for a parter. 7:00 PM CT Fox

7. The First 48. In the first hour, “House of Pain; Into the Night.” In the second hour, “Night Shift; Mobbed.” 7:00 PM CT A&E

7. Saving Hope. Alex gets a chance to show he’s still capable of being chief surgical resident with a double hand attachment, and Maggie believes a homeless man got the wrong diagnosis. 8:00 PM CT NBC

8. Wipeout. Military men and women compete. 8:00 PM CT ABC

9. The Choice. Celebrities searching for love include Rob Kardashian, Finesse MItchell, Rob Gronkowski, and Steven Lopez. 8:00 PM CT Fox

10. The First 48. An update on the case of LaShawn “Sugar Shizz” Talbert’s murder, and in a post-trial interview, the drug deal claims it was self defense. 8:00 PM CT A&E

11. On the Fly. A passenger misses his flight when he falls asleep, a couple have a misconnection to Albany, and an agent makes a decision over a giant sombrero in baggage. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Trip Flip Kreischer is in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where he flips one couple’s vacation into an unforgettable adventure that includes dune buggies, swimming with sea lions and camel riding. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

13. Swamp People. Nothing means more to Willie than his family, and when he’s not catching gators he’s out showing his sons the ways of the swamp just like his daddy did with him. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

14. L.A. Hair. Tensions escalate as Kim learns the construction of her new studio is quickly falling behind. With her lease set to expire at the old salon, Kim must find a temporary location fast or her celebrity clientele and high-strung staff will have their hair needs met elsewhere. Meanwhile, Kim stops by a music video shoot to glam up R&B diva Brandy. 8:00 PM CT WE

15. Anger Management. Charlie’s group is challenged by him to do sleep deprivation therapy for thirty-six hours in order for their inhibitions to come down. 8:00 PM CT FX

16. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Segments include Chelsea Clinton visiting the Maya Angelou Academy, a school within a correctional facility, babies born addicted to prescription painkillers, scientists building the world’s largest radio telescope, women’s tennis, and a behind-the-scenes look at the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks. 9:00 PM CT NBC

17. Rookie Blue. Andy finds her estranged mother is the social worker on the scene at a domestic disturbance call; Sam, Nick, Chris, and Gail look for a mother and her two kids; and guns that Det. Barber had recovered turn up again on the streets . 9:00 PM CT ABC

18. Men at Work. Tyler and Milo crash a wake accidentally, and Gibbs becomes attracted to Neal’s friends. 9:00 PM CT TBS

19. Wilfred. Ryan is hassled by Wilfred’s popularity. 9:00 PM CT FX

20. Cajun Justice. In the first half hour, a shrimp fisherman finds what he thinks is a human bone, “Funkie Nuts” intervenes in an argument over crab traps, and water patrol deputies search for a strange ball of light. In the second half hour, neighbors in the Balou fight over property lines, andSgt. Authement and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and fisheries work together to catch a couple of alligator poachers in the act. 9:00 PM CT A&E

21. Kathy. Season finale. Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Rizzo, and John Oliviera stop by. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

22. D.U.I. In the first half hour,Jesse gets arrested after failing a sobriety test, and Haley is picked up for DUI, drugs, and possession of a stolen vehicle. In the second half hour, Curtis is caught driving without a license plate, and Jason is looking at his fourth DUI. 9:00 PM CT TLC

23. Mountain Men. Marty leaves the trap line and flies home just in time to attend Noah’s dance recital. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

24. Snooki & JWOWW. Snooki has an ultrasound, and she and Jenni decorate the new place. 9:00 PM CT MTV

25. Louie Louie has dinner at a friend’s house. 9:30 PM CT FX

26. Awkward After finding out a hidden camera has been secretly recording the Sanctuary, Jenna wants to destroy the tape. 9:30 PM CT MTV


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day to everyone! Hopefully you have cool weather wherever you are. We're looking at 100-degree temperatures here in Chicago, and if you're looking at something similar, it might be a good day to stay in and watch TV rather than sit outside. You can always watch the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on the TV. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Men's Quarterfinals. 7:00 AM CT ESPN

2. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost today is Kevin Jonas, and the guests today include Blake Lively and Cody Simpson. Syndicated, check local listings.

3. 48 Hrs. I think of one thing only when I think of this movie, “Roooooxaaaanne.” 11:10 AM CT HBO Comedy

4. Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! A young woman wins a date with a movie star, then wins his heart, causing the guy back home to have to fight for her. Topher Grace, Josh Duhamel, and Kate Bosworth star. 2:20 PM CT HBO 2

5. MLB Baseball. Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

6. Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. Regis Philbin hosts, and Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney will perform. 8:00 PM CT NBC

7. Dallas. Christopher and Rebecca have tension between them, the Southfork deed is revealed, Ann looks for someone for her past to help, and Christopher promises to fight dirty. 8:00 PM CT TNT

8. Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. 9:00 PM CT CBS

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

10. The Soul Man. Boyce is directed by the church choir to hire outside singers to fix the competition, and Lolli hires Stamps to works as a hair washer. 9:00 PM CT TV Land

11. Operation Repo. Sonia and Carlos put their best performance in when they attempt to repossess a vehicle from a pair of silver-painted robot men. Matt and Froy need a second opinion when they run into a debtor with a questionable claim about a life-threatening illness. And finally, Lou crosses the line when he and Sonia set up a sting operation on a repo man gone bad. 9:00 PM CT truTV

12. Coming Home. A soldier tries to time his homecoming to coincide with his daughter's dance recital. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

13. The Real World. Laura and Trey kiss, while Robb and Marie flirt, and the roommates try to include Brandon 9:00 PM CT MTV

14. The Exes. Holly and Haskell go on a practice date, Start tries too hard to fit in with Phil's friends, embarrassing Phil. 9:30 PM CT TV Land


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – America’s Got Talent Results

Tonight is the first results night for America's Got Talent, if you want to catch that while making your dish to pass for tomorrow's cookout. Or, just set the DVR and go out and celebrate an “early Friday.” Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Women's Quarterfinals. 6:00 AM CT ESPN

2. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost is Michael Strahan, and Martin Sheen,, and Eva Simons are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

3. Bye Bye, Love. Three divorced dads try to manage it with their exes, new girlfriends, and kids. 10:10 AM CT Fox Movie Channel

4. The Truth About Cats and Dogs. A woman lacking self-confidence gets her tall, blonde neighbor pretend to be her in a first date with a guy, but once she falls in love with him over the phone, she doesn't know how to tell him what she really looks like. Janeane Garofalo and Ben Uma Thurman star. 12:00 PM CT Fox Movie Channel

5. The Catalina. Morgan gets extremely upset when Nathan wants to host a Cinco de Mayo party at the last minute, Kris comes on to Stephanie, and paranormal investigators believe the hotel could be haunted. 7:00 PM CT CW

6. Hell's Kitchen. Some of the chefs seem more focused on personal drama than on the actual cooking. 7:00 PM CT Fox

7. America's Got Talent. Results from the first night of semifinals, with and Zarkana of Cirque du Soleil as guests. 8:00 PM CT NBC

8. MasterChefs. Graham Elliot joins the contestants in a mystery box challenge. 8:00 PM CT Fox

9. Rizzoli & Isles. Jane tries to help Maura meet her biological mom, Angela gets involved in politics, and a nu from Jane and Frankie Jr.'s past shows up again. 8:00 PM CT TNT

10. The Real Housewives Top 20 Reunion Moments. Season Finale: Part 2. The party continues (post-bow theft) and Alexis' husband, Jim, decides to crash the event. Jim confronts Heather’s husband Terry for calling his wife fake. Brooks also instigates an explosive fight between Vicki and Tamra, and a fight between her and her daughter. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

11. What Not to Wear. A woman needs to find her youthful, sexy side through her image. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Dance Moms. Abby counts down the best and the worst of the performances. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

13. Love in the Wild. The couples build outriggers, two make a surprising decision, and a potential relationship is torn apart by drama. 9:00 PM CT NBC

14. Franklin & Bash. Peter and Jared are asked to represent a high-profile judge, Peter and Janie experience tension, and Karp represents a college buddy. 9:00 PM CT TNT

15. Retired at 35. Exploring their new relationship, Alan and Elaine go for couples therapy, and David and Amy try living together. 9:00 PM CT TV Land

16. Haunted Highway. Join Jack Osbourne, Jael de Pardo, Dana Workman and Devin Marble as they travel along America’s remote back roads searching for paranormal activity. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

17. Pregnant in Heels. Rosie and her husband finally learn the sex of their second child! Rosie also goes out of town with her new clients Aimee and Seth, who worry that a baby will detract from their on-the-go lifestyle. Back in NYC, Rosie meets an expectant single mother, who’s determined to remain on the dating scene while pregnant. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

18. Craft Wars. Creating a patio furniture set out of beach toys. 9:00 PM CT TLC

19. The Glee Project. Some of the wannabes have a hard time adapting. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

20. Kendra on Top. In honor of his dad, Hank organizes a celebrity golf tournament to raise funds to fight lung cancer. His dad has been battling the disease for the past year. Meanwhile, Kendra attempts to sink a hole-in-one in Hank’s heart with a sentimental gift, but before her soft side shines, her competitive nature busts through on the golf course and golf clubs fly! 9:00 PM CT WE


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Bachelorette At-Home Visits

I always love the At-Home visits on The Bachelorette and The Bachelor. And it doesn't have anything to do with the bachelors and bachelorettes. It has everything to do with those nutty families. Emily goes to the hometowns tonight on The Bachelorette. Who will be the odd man out at the end of the two hours? Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost is Michael Strahan, and the guests today include Sally Field and San Diego Zoo rain forest animals. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. MLB Baseball. New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

3. U.S. Olympic Trials. Swimming Finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

4. The Bachelorette. Emily visits the bachelors in their hometowns and meets their families. 7:00 PM CT ABC

5. Hell's Kitchen. The chefs' creativity is tested by a slot machine determining their dishes' ingredients. 7:00 PM CT Fox

6. Tia & Tamera Tia misses out on an important mommy moment because of work, and Tamera is busy decorating her Napa home and auditioning for pilots. 7:00 PM CT Style

7. Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Scrappy admits he wants to mov out, and Joseline has a bomshell of her own. 7:00 PM CT VH1

8. America's Got Talent. Austin, Texas, auditions. 7:30 PM CT NBC

9. MasterChef. The contestants compete in a food truck challenge, and the losers face a pressure test. 8:00 PM CT Fox

10. Eureka. A malfunctioning experiment cuts Eureka off from the world and threatens to destroy all human life in town. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

11. Gene Simmons' Family Jewels. The adoption issue causes Gene and Shannon to come to blows after they return home from their African vacation. 8:00 PM CT A&E

12. The Real Housewives of New York. Aviva and Heather meet up to discuss the London trip, and Heather stands by her decision to leave Ramona behind. LuAnn also heads to an acupuncturist to see if having another child is possible. Aviva hires Sonja to throw a fifth anniversary party for her and her husband, leaving Sonja excited, but concerned since she’ll be in London (sans Ramona!) during most of the planning. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

13. Cake Boss. In the first half hour, Buddy creates a fully-automated carwash cake, and a copy celebrate their 75th anniversary. In the second half hour, a Dr. Seuss cake with gears and levers, and the family tries to surprise Buddy. 8:00 PM CT TLC

14. American Pickers. The guys pick Pioneer Playhouse in Kentucky, Mike's attention is focused on a wooden box, a man explains he buries his valuable items underground, and a South Carolina service station turns up a rare oil sign. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

15. Chicagolicious. AJ debuts his hair products at the America's Beauty Show, MaCray enters a styling contest, and Niki and AJ get heated at home. 8:00 PM CT Style

16. Single Ladies. Keisha finds out a secret about Malcom's new girlfriend, Raquel's attention is on a younge rman, and April babysits for an R&B singer. 8:00 PM CT VH1

17. The Glass House. The players form two teams that will perform tasks selected by viewers. 9:00 PM CT ABC

18. Lost Girl. When rich young humans start turning up dead, Bo goes undercover to find the Fae responsible. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

19. Miss Advised. Amy reluctantly agrees to go on a blind date, set up by a friend. Julia also enlists a professional love coach to rid her of her bad dating habits, and dig into her past. It’s back to Michigan for Emily, and visiting a 5th grade crush makes her question if moving home is the answer to finding true love… 9:00 PM CT Bravo

20. Four Houses. Series Premiere. A look at four different houses, from a Princeton manner, to a cliffside townhouse, to a European lodge, to a mansion in the woods. 9:00 PM CT TLC

21. Pawn Stars. In the first half hour, a Colt Paterson revolver, a 1955 GMC truck, and an animation cell from “Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales.” In the second half hour, a Smith & Wesson gun, a collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics, and custom taxidermy pieces. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

22. Tanisha Gets Married. Season finale. It's still up in the air whether the Tanisha will make it down the aisle or not. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Weeds and Episodes Premieres

The wait's over! The season premieres of both Weeds and Episodes are tonight on Showtime. Find out who got shot on Weeds, and maybe even who did it! Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. MLB Baseball. Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees. 12:30 PM CT TBS

2. Yachting. 2012 America's Cup World Series from Newport, RI. 1:30 PM CT NBC

3. Back to the Future. You know what’s interesting about this movie is that the older it gets, the more the clothes and references to 1985 are like the references to 1955. 1955 seemed to so long ago and 1985 so modern, but now in 2012, it’s beginning to seem far away as well. 1:40 PM CT HBO Comedy

4. PGA Tour Golf. Final Round of AT&T National from Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. 2:00 PM CT CBS

5. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup. Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Infineon Raceway in Sonoma CA. 2:00 PM CT TNT

6. 2012 Tour de France. Stage 1 from Liege to Seraing. 3:00 PM CT NBC

7. Empire Records. The owner and employees of a record store try to stop the business from being taken over. Anthony LaPaglia and Liv Tyler star, and it’s yet another movie that has me not liking Tyler’s acting. 3:00 PM CT Fuse

8. 60 Minutes. The sophisticated computer worm Stuxnet, the Middle Eastern country of Qatar, and the threat to the European white truffle industry by Chinese truffles. 6:00 PM CT CBS

9. U.S. Olympic Trials. Track & Field Finals from Eugene, OR. 6:00 PM CT NBC

10. U.S. Olympic Trials. Swimming Finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

11. Secret Millionaire. Author Steve Kaplan secretly looks for needy individuals in Chicago. 7:00 PM CT ABC

12. Oprah's Next Chapter. The guests tonight include LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chrish Bosh. 7:00 PM CT OWN

13. MLB Baseball. New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

14. U.S. Olympic Trials. Women's Gymnastics Finals from San Jose, CA. 8:00 PM CT NBC

15. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition. A 28-year-old 493-pound man tries to get healthy, while his family supports him by pledging to lose 500 pounds collectively. 8:00 PM CT ABC

16. Falling Skies. While on patrol, Ben and Hal help a young boy, a search unveils a discovery, Matt gets put in danger, and Weaver gets back together with a family member. 8:00 PM CT TNT

17. Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Scott feeling like an outcast, Kris' medical condition, and Kourtney's ultimatum. 8:00 PM CT E!

18. The Glades. Jim is thrust into the rising conflict between gourmet food trucks and traditional boardwalk restaurants because of a murder, and Jennifer takes an interest in Jim's cases. 8:00 PM CT A&E

19. My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding. “The Stanley Sisters.”. 8:00 PM CT TLC

20. Ice Road Truckers. Austin goes into a ditch and has to spend the night on the north slope, Darrell tries to keep his lead by getting up early, Alex hurries south to get another load, and Hugh and Rick take on the load of two cement trucks. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

21. Drop Dead Diva. Jane represents a woman stuck in an arranged marriage, Kim and Parker to try help Eric's teacher get his job back, and Teri agrees to be Stacy's head of marketing. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

22. True Blood. Eric and Bill fear for their lives, Sookie opens up to Alcide, Lafayette puts Sookie in danger, Romand and Salome look for a traitor in the council, Andy and Jason go to a party, Terry experiences a flashback, and Sookie drowns her sorrows. 8:00 PM CT HBO

23. The Great Escape. Three teams are locked inside a U.S. battleship, and to break out, navigate past the deck and through the belly of the ship. 9:00 PM CT TNT

24. Mrs. Eastwood & Company. A huge family crisis, and Dina creates an art studio from Francesca's childhood bedroom. 9:00 PM CT E!

25. Longmire. Walt and the team investigate the disappearances of some Cheyenne foster children and an unregistered sex offender. 9:00 PM CT A&E

26. The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Teresa and her brother, Joe, finally go to therapy, but both of them can’t seem to get over the past. Jacqueline and Caroline also discuss whether or not they’ll be including Teresa and her husband in their trip to Napa… Things get wild when Kathy and Rosie hits up the gay bar scene together, and a surprising visit from Rosie to Teresa, shows that not all of Teresa’s family has given up on her. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

27. My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding: The Aftermath. A look back at the past season. 9:00 PM CT TLC

28. Shark Wranglers. World-class fishermen and ocean explorers risk life and limb doing a job no one else on the planet has even attempted – conducting hands on research of massive Great White Sharks in a dangerous, high stakes attempt to save them from oblivion. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

29. Army Wives. Trevor's friend arrives to have surgery, Hector tries to reconcile with Gloria, Roland and Joan have a hart time turning Marcus in to his parole officer, Denise tries to move past the shooting, and Claudia Joy gets lessons at the gun range. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

30. Bridezillas. Bridezilla Rochelle, a selfish teen wife-to-be, is marrying her Army beau after six short months. Her selfish demeanor leaves this babyzilla oblivious to other people’s feelings and schedules. Meanwhile, Bridezilla Jeanine’s wedding day has finally arrived and it’s one that will go down in Bridezilla history. Besides planning her wedding in five days, Jeanine’s biggest obstacle of the week has been keeping Thomas’ family from convincing him not to marry her, not that she’s done anything to prove herself worthy. 9:00 PM CT WE

31. Newsroom. Mac begins controlling the new and improved News Night, Jim takes the heat for Maggie's mistake, and Charlie won't allow Reese to have secret meetings with Will 9:00 PM CT HBO

32. Weeds. Season premiere. The family heads to the hospital, following the victim, and hypotheses are suggested to solve the shooter's identity. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

33. Episodes. Season premiere. After Bev's tryst, she and Sean separate, the trio needs to find a way to work together, and Sean gets a birthday present from Morning. 9:00 PM CT Showtime


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – 70s Sitcom Reunion

It's a small 70s sitcom reunion of sorts tonight on Syfy. The movie Bigfoot costars Danny Bonaduce from The Partridge Family and Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch. The two actually had an earlier reunion in a Celebrity Boxing match. In a recent Q&A, Williams complained that no one bothered to tell him before the bout that Bonaduce was not just a boxer, but a black belt as well. And along for the ride tonight, they also have Alice Cooper. It's worth a watch just to watch these three guys.

1. 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Day 6 from the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in WImbledon, England. 7:00 AM CT ESPN

2. PGA Tour Golf. Third round of AT&T National from Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. 2:00 PM CT CBS

3. Notting Hill. Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts aren't a very likely couple, but somehow that's what makes this romantic comedy work even more. 2:00 PM CT WE

4. U.S. Olympic Trials. Men's Gymnastics finals. 3:00 PM CT NBC

5. Bridesmaids. Starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Melissa McCarthy, this movie is somewhat the female answer to Hangover. 4:10 PM CT Cinemax

6. MLB Baseball. Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays. 6:00 PM CT Fox

7. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup. Quaker State 400 from Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY. 6:30 PM CT TNT

8. U.S. Olympic Trials.Swimming Finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

9. Breaking Pointe. Opening night stresses out the dancers, Katie and Beckanne double date with the Tilton brothers, and Allison's family gives out unwanted advice. 7:00 PM CT CW

10. My Cat From Hell. A couple's upcoming honeymoon is threatened by two fighting cats, and a Bengal refuses to play. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

11. U.S. Olympic Trials.Track & Field Finals from Omaha, NE. 8:00 PM CT NBC

12. Bigfoot. Television legends Danny Bonaduce (The Partridge Family) and Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch) star as life-long rivals battling over Bigfoot. Howard Hesseman (Head of the Class), Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks), Andre Royo (The Wire) and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper (School’s Out) co-star in the movie, which is directed by Oscar and Emmy nominee Bruce Davison (X-Men). Bigfoot is a production of The Asylum. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

13. Bad Dog! A dog clings to his owner's clothing trying to stop her from leaving the house to go to work, and three goats climb over the car of their owner. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

14. Cars 2. Lightning McQueen and Mater are back in this sequel. They travel overseas for the World Grand Prix. 8:00 PM CT Starz

15. The Firm. Mitch tries to stop damaging info from coming out during a trial. 9:00 PM CT NBC

16. Undercover Boss: Abroad. The Hutchinson Builders boss goes behind the scenes of the company. 9:00 PM CT TLC

17. Tanked: Unfiltered. A look back at the tanks built for a tattoo parlor and a furniture store. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – U.S. Olympic Trials

We still have a month to wait until the Summer Olympics in London, but in the meantime, NBC is filling up our nights with U.S. Olympic Trials. Tonight we have swimming and gymnastics. Catch up on your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Michael Strahan is the guest cohost, and Matthew McConaughey, Sonya Fitpatrick, and Ashanti are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. Feed the Children 300 from Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY 6:30 PM CT ESPN

3. U.S. Olympic Trials. Swimming finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

4. U.S. Olympic Trials. Women's Gymnastics. 8:00 PM CT NBC

5. Say Yes to the Dress. In the first half hour, Ty wants two dresses, Jacqueline wants to dresses that are in different styles, and Christina is having her second fitting. In the second half hour, Amy searches for her dream dress, Edwina has three months to go still before her wedding, and Michelle sees her dress again after losing 50 pounds. 8:00 PM CT TLC

6. Whale Wars. The crew of the Brigitte Bardot evacuate the damaged ship, and Capt. Watson sends a team to a Japanese security vessel. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

7. Chasing UFOs. Series premiere. In the first hour, the team looking into reports of strange lights in the skies over two towns in Texas. In the second hour, central California residents report being followed after they saw unusual objects in the sky at night. 8:00 PM CT National Geographic

8. America's Most Wanted. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

9. XIII. Series premiere. After being locked up for two years, XII is broken out of the brutal camp, ex-President Sheridan and Irinia Svetlanova turn up as his allies, and XIII makes a deal with Sheridan to get info about his past life. 8:00 PM CT Reelz

10. The Ricky Gervais Show. Karl questions if his book will end up as a masterpiece someday and reveals what he thinks about the meaning of wartime. 8:15 PM CT HBO

11. Common Law. In order to be able to put up with each other, Wees and Travis are asked to participate in a role-playing exercise. 9:00 PM CT USA

12. Insane or Inspired. “25 Most Outrageous Oversized Objects.” 9:00 PM CT Syfy

13. Randy to the Rescue. Randy tames Asia's eccentric taste, Kelly wants to bring the memory of her mom into her dress, and Stephanie needs the perfect party dress. 9:00 PM CT TLC

14. Louisiana Lockdown. A new inmate finally gets the chance to meet his grandpa who is serving a life sentence, and Lt. co. Slater meets up again with a dying inmate. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

15. The Dead Files. Allan and DiSchiavi travel to Santa Fe to investigate the abandoned and infamous New Mexico State Penitentiary. As DiSchiavi uncovers the site’s twisted history of bloodshed, Allan confronts a powerful evil entity that prompts her to break the team’s rules in an effort to help and protect their client, 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

15. Real Time with Bill Maher. Panelists include Amy Goodman, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Fareed Zakaria, Jack Bramoff, and Lizz Winstead. 9:00 PM CT HBO

16. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Andrew Garfield, Quvenzhané Wallis, and Of Monsters and Men. 10:35 PM CT NBC


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Clementi Family on Rock Center

Brian Williams interviews the Tyler Clementi's family tonight on Rock Center. Clementi is the Rutger's student who committed suicide after his roommate secretly videotaped his sexual encounter with another man. The roommate was recently released from jail after serving just twenty days. Regardless of his sexual orientation, it shouldn't ever be looked at as okay to secretly videotape anyone. Check in with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Michael Strahan is the guest cohost, and Channing Tatum, Char, and Carly Rae Jepsen are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. 2012 NBA Draft. From Newark, NJ. 6:30 PM CT ESPN

3. U.S. Olympic Trials. Swimming Finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

4. Duets. The contestants and their coaches duet on songs from this millennium. 7:00 PM CT ABC

5. Breaking Pointe. Everyone is stressed out on opening night. 7:00 PM CT CW

6. Take Me Out. The women keep searching. 7:00 PM CT Fox

7. The First 48. In the first hour, “House of Pain; Into the Night.” In the second hour, “Night Shift; Mobbed.” 7:00 PM CT A&E

8. Saving Hope. Working the EER night shift, Alex is exhausted while treating a hockey player, and Charlie meets a punk about to enter a difficult fight. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. Wipeout. “Hotties Versus Nerds 2.0.” 8:00 PM CT ABC

10. The Choice. Celebrities searching for love include Carmen Electra, Sophie Monk, Hope Dworaczyk, and Rima Fakih. 8:00 PM CT Fox

11. Burn Notice. “Last Rites.” 8:00 PM CT USA

12. Anger Management. Series Premiere. Charlie goes back to therapy after running into his ex's new boyfriend, and the new Charlie then deals with the old Charlie from his carousing past. 8:00 PM CT FX

13. On the Fly. In the first half hour, a woman gets upset that her seat is given away, and a passenger gets caught smoking inflight. In the second half hour, a wheelchair passenger gets upset, a passenger travels in disguise, and a supervisor determines a passenger's fitness to fly. 8:00 PM CT TLC

14. Trip Flip In the first half hour, Bert Kreischer travels to New Orleans where he takes couple on an unforgettable NOLA adventure that includes kissing alligators, building a Mardi Gras float, authentic Cajun feasts and a seaplane ride over the bayou. In the second half hour, Bert Kreischer travels to Oahu, Hawaii where takes a pair of friends on an adventure that includes swimming with sharks, racing in an outrigger canoe and firewalking. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

15. Swamp People. After a life-threatening health scare earlier this year. Bruce takes no chances when it comes to his dog Tyler’s well-being. The daily grind of the season can take its toll on his best friend, so Bruce makes time to take Tyler to the vet for a check-up. 8:00 PM CT HISTORY

16. L.A. Hair. Kim’s long-time friend and client, Laila Ali stops by the salon, then Kim assembles her team for a big announcement: Mikki Taylor, beauty editor at-large for Essence magazine, has called upon Kim and her staff to create an exciting high-fashion look for designer Kevan Hall’s fall collection. 8:00 PM CT WE

17. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Segments include an interview Tyler Clementi's family, the looting of the pyramids, and a look at hospital billing going too far. 9:00 PM CT NBC

18. Rookie Blue. Traci has concerns that she didn't appropriately handle an investigation of a car accident that turned up a dead body, and Chris comes to the realization he has feelings for Gail. 9:00 PM CT ABC

19. Men at Work. Biggs and Tyler try to get a gym membership on a discount, and Neal sets up Milo and and old friend. 9:00 PM CT TBS

20. Suits. Mike is stuck in the middle of a battle between Harvey and Daniel, handles complications, and Louis meets his match. 9:00 PM CT USA

21. Wilfred. Season premiere. Because of Ryan's selfishness, Wilfred refuses to help him. 9:00 PM CT FX

22. Cajun Justice. In the first half hour, the search for a body in the Mississippi waters, and a shape-shifting monster known as Rougarou is seen in the swamps. In the second half hour, a deputy wants a voodoo priestess help thinking he has been cursed, and local shrimp fishermen have an altercation. 9:00 PM CT A&E

23. Kathy. Jane Fonda, Lisa Ling, and Sharon Osbourne are the guessts. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

24. America's Worst Tattoos. Season premiere. In the first half hour, An X-rated tattoo gets transformed. In the second half hour, a “See More” butt tattoo gets transformed. 9:00 PM CT TLC

25. Mountain Men. The Mountain Men reveal what it takes to live off the land. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

26. Snooki & JWOWW. Jionni and Roger visit, creating a fight over the bachelor party. 9:00 PM CT MTV

27. Louie Season premiere. Louie experiences a difficult day. 9:30 PM CT FX

28. Awkward Series premiere. Jenna tries to spread some holiday cheer, and Jenna considers her past with Matty after a gift from Jake. 9:30 PM CT MTV

29. Conan. Mark Wahlberg, Billy Eichner, and Infantree are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

30. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Tyler Perry, Rhys Ifans, and Keane. 10:35 PM CT NBC


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Retired at 35 Season Premiere

Marissa Jaret Winokur joins the cast of Retired at 35, playing David’s sister. The character is described as being bubbly and sharp-tongued, which seems right up Winokur’s alley. The season premiere airs tonight on TV Land. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. The guest cohost is Tyler Perry, and Emma Stone, Joe Managaniello, and Sylvia Browne are the guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. The Rocky Horror Picture Show. A true classic. But it’s really not the same at 1:00 in the afternoon. The best way to see it is always at a midnight showing along with people bearing umbrellas and throwing toast at the screen. 11:00 AM CT Logo

3. Meet the Robinsons. Interesting animated Disney movie originally seen in 3D about an orphan who invents a time machine and is taken back to meet this very odd family. 3:00 PM CT Disney XD

4. U.S. Olympic Trials. Swimming finals from Omaha, NE. 7:00 PM CT NBC

5. The Catalina. During a beach polo tournament, Stephanie and Morgan find conflict, and the Kris’ behavior offends the staff. 7:00 PM CT CW

6. Hell’s Kitchen. The chefs create food for Tito Ortiz and Sugar Ray Leonard. 7:00 PM CT Fox

7. Fact or Faked. Ben and the team deliver twice the investigative action with a special two-hour season finale! 8:00 PM CT Syfy

8. Pretty Little Liars. Caleb isn’t happy with Hanna’s visits with Mona, Aria doesn’t want to tell Ella that Byron and Meredith are dating, and Spencer wants the truth about Melissa. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

9. America’s Got Talent. The acts perform in Las Vegas, hoping to win a spot in the semi-finalists. 8:00 PM CT NBC

10. MasterChef. The chefs create dishes of high quality using ingredients that don’t total more than twenty dollars and try to prepare their favorite desserts during the elimination round. 8:00 PM CT Fox

11. Rizzoli & Isles. When the bodies of young women dressed up as dolls are found on the public transit system, Jane and Maura need to solve the crime by piecing clues together, Angela makes changes to the cafe, and Jane finds out more about Casey’s injury. 8:00 PM CT TNT

12. American Ninja Warrior. The top 30 of the Southeast qualifying round try to advance to the national finals. 8:00 PM CT G4

13. Hardcore Pawn. Tensions are at an all time high as Les aims to fire the next bumbling employee. But when Rich makes a colossal error it leads to an unforeseen ending that could change 25 years of history. 8:00 PM CT truTV

14. Jane by Design. Jane and Ben’s mother returns, causing different reactions from them, and Billy notices something strange about Zoe’s behavior. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

15. The Real Housewives of Orange County. Season Finale: Part 2. The party continues (post-bow theft) and Alexis’ husband, Jim, decides to crash the event. Jim confronts Heather’s husband Terry for calling his wife fake. Brooks also instigates an explosive fight between Vicki and Tamra, and a fight between her and her daughter. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

16. What Not to Wear. A wheelchair athlete leaves her drab wardrobe behind in exchange for one that fits her positive attitude. 8:00 PM CT TLC

17. Mysteries at the Museum. Wildman travels to Cambridge, Washington, D.C. and New York City. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

18. Dance Moms. Abby enters Maddie in two competitions secretly, Abby choreographs a Hunger Games group number, and Brook drops out of the group number in order to go to a school dance. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

19. 48 Hours Mystery. A soldier is the primary suspect in the murder of the woman he loves. 9:00 PM CT CBS

20. Love in the Wild. The couples use coconuts as barter to gain access to a jungle challenge, and the Couples’ Choice Ceremony shows off ulterior motives. 9:00 PM CT NBC

21. Franklin & Bash. Jared receives an order to serve as a small claims court judge, Jared and his dad face off in a case involving a rock star, and Infeld’s life coach is found to be a fraud. 9:00 PM CT TNT

22. Retired at 35. Season premiere. Alan wants Elaine back, but there could be another man in the picture, and asks for David and Amy to help. 9:00 PM CT TV Land

23. Hollywood Treasure. Joe goes inside the stunning studio of Hollywood makeup legend Greg Cannom. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

24. Storage Wars. In the first half hour, Jarrod and Brandi shop in Laguna Niguel, CA, Barry handles the competition, and a new buyer arrives. In the second half hour, the buyers shop in Lancaster, CA, and Brandi is annoyed by Jarrod’s cocky attitude. 9:00 PM CT A&E

25. Our America with Lisa Ling. A look at teenage mothers. 9:00 PM CT A&E

26. Pregnant in Heels. Two dads, enlist Rosie with helping them find a special signature “color” for their second surrogate child, Kiki. Rosie’s other client, Donna, also searches for a baby nurse….but putting them through a surveillance test. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

27. Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp. In the first half hour, Levi’s book is published and Bristol adjusts to L.A.. and Bristol begs Willow to come back. In the second half hour, Bristol sets up a meeting with Levi to discuss his place in Tripp’s life, while Willow doesn’t think Levi deserves another chance. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

28. The Glee Project. The dancers perform to Moves Like Jagger and Milkshake. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

29. Kendra on Top. Little Hanke experiences the red carpet for the first time, and a meeting with Rich Correll. 9:00 PM CT WE

30. Teen Mom. Gary and Leah visit rehab to see Amber, Farrah dates her neighbor, Maci goes on vacation with Ryan’s family, and Catelynn and Tyler think about letting Butch move in. 9:00 PM CT MTV

31. Conan. Russell Brand and Big K.R.I.T. are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

32. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Matt LeBlanc, Robin Thicke, and crab-boat captains Sig Hansen and Keith Colburn. 10:35 PM CT NBC