Category Archives: What’s Hot on TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Football and Madonna on Super Bowl

It’s a rematch of Super Bowl XLII with New York Giants up against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. They might not be the teams people figured would end up in Indianapolis, nevertheless they’re the ones battling for the rings. Madonna performs the halftime show after premiering her new video during American Idol last week. Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. NBA Basketball. Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics. 11:00 AM CT NBA TV

2. College Basketball. Michigan at Michigan State. 12:00 PM CT CBS

3. Super Bowl XLVI Pregame. Bob Costas and Dan Patrick host, with Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, providing news updates and information for five hours before kickoff. 12:00 PM CT NBC

4. All About Steve. Sandra Bullock romantic comedy between an odd crossword puzzle creator and a news cameraman. She stalks him mistakenly believing he’s interested. 1:00 PM CT FX

5. College Basketball. Villanova at Pittsburgh. 1:00 PM CT ESPN

6. PGA Tour Golf. Final Round of Waste Management Phoenix Open from the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale, AZ. 2:00 PM CT CBS

7. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past. Making him seem like Scrooge, a womanizing photographer is visited by the girlfriends from his past as he sees just how he got this way and that he’s bound to be along the rest of his life unless he makes some changes. Matthew McConaughey stars. 3:15 PM CT TBS

8. Super Bowl XLVI. New York Giants vs. New England Patriots. 5:00 PM CT NBC

9. Puppy Bowl. It’s the eighth annual puppy version of the biggest sporting event of the year. They “play” on a miniature football field with a kitten halftime. Rabbits cheer for the puppies on the sidelines. Don’t forget the refs that clean up after “penalties.” 6:00 PM CT Animal Planet

10. 60 Minutes Presents: Three Remarkable Women. Dolly Parton, Anna Wintour, and Meryl Streep. 7:00 PM CT CBS

11. Luck. Ace has an encounter with a potential investor, Renzo tries to claim a horse, Lonnie ends up with two questionable women, Walter Smith gets a jockey for his horse. 9:00 PM CT HBO

12. Shameless. Despite being a suspect in his death, Frank tries to stake a claim on Eddie’s benefits, and Fiona goes to a wedding and lies about her background. 8:00 PM CT WE

13. House of Lies. During a consultation, Jeannie takes charge, Clyde works on a Mormon woman, and Monica and Roscoe spend time together. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

14. Californication. Charlie and Hank got on a ride-along with Samurai Apocalypse. 9:30 PM CT Showtime

15. The Voice. Season Premiere. 9:30 PM CT (directly after the Super Bowl) NBC

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Channing Tatum on SNL

It’s more than a month before 21 Jump Street hits the big screen, but they’re already starting with the promotion of it. Star Channing Tatum will host Saturday Night Live tonight, and I’m probably not the only one hoping his costar Jonah Hill will make a cameo.

1. College Basketball. Syracuse at St. John’s. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

2. College Basketball. Detroit Mercy at Butler. 11:00 AM CT ESPN2

3. College Basketball. Marquette at Notre Dame. 12:00 PM CT CBS

4. AKC Eukanuba National Championship. 1:00 PM CT ABC

5. College Basketball. Ohio State at Wisconsin. 1:00 PM CT ESPN

6. College Basketball. Temple at Rhode Island. 1:00 PM CT ESPN2

7. PGA Tour Golf. Third Round of Waste management Phoenix Open from the Tournament Players Club in Scottsdale, AZ. 2:00 PM CT CBS

8. Legally Blonde. Reese Witherspoon stars as a not-to-bright blonde attending Harvard Law School who is dumped by her boyfriend. 2:00 PM CT ABC Family

9. Pandora’s Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice. From Kent, WA. 3:00 PM CT NBC

10. College Basketball. North Carolina at Maryland. 3:00 PM CT ESPN

11. College Basketball. Middle Tennessee State at Denver. 3:00 PM CT ESPN2

12. March of the Penguins. Is it getting cold where you are? Imagine how cold these guys are. 5:00 PM CT Hub

13. College Basketball. Kentucky at South Carolina. 5:00 PM CT ESPN

14. College Basketball. Iowa State at Oklahoma. 5:00 PM CT ESPN2

15. NBA Basketball. Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacer. 6:00 PM CT NBA TV

16. Transformers. Blockbuster starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, based on the popular toys. 7:00 PM CT ABC

17. Cops. In the first half hour, a suspect tries to flee a traffic stop, conflicting stories evolve from drug-related assault charges, and a prostitution bust gets complicated. In the second half hour, a high-speed chase transpires in New Orleans, a neighborhood feud escalates, and a suspect gets caught in lies. 7:00 PM CT Fox

18. My Cat from Hell. A cat doesn’t care too much for the roommate of her owner, and other cats attack each other after being moved to a new home. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

19. College Basketball. Mississippi at Alabama. 7:00 PM CT ESPN2

20. NFL Honors. The best of the 2011 is honored in Indianapolis. 8:00 PM CT NBC

21. Pit Boss. A dangerous rescue, and Shorty arranges for an all-male revue for a bachelorette party. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

22. College Basketball. Kansas at Missouri. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

23. Zookeeper. The animals at a zoo revolt try to help their caretaker learn better ways to court women in order to not lose him to a job more respected by potential girlfriends. 8:00 PM CT Starz

24. 48 Hours Mystery. After a professional poker player’s parents are murdered, he becomes a suspect. 9:00 PM CT CBS

25. Pit Bulls and Parolees. Bryan doesn’t find the road to redemption easy, and a rescued pit bull wins the heart of a potential adopter. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

26. College Basketball. Indiana State at Wichita State. 9:00 PM CT ESPN

27. NBA Basketball. Denver Nuggets at Portland Trailblazers. 9:00 PM CT NBA TV

28. Saturday Night Live. Channing Tatum is guest host, and Bon Iver is the musical guest. 9:00 PM CT NBC

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Madonna Video Premiere

This is one of those chicken or egg, which came first moments. Madonna is premiering her new video tonight on American Idol. Is she so desperate for exposure she asked them to air it, or are their auditions this season so lackluster they decided they needed her starpower to pick it up a little? Catch up with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire The guys from Deadliest Catch play the game today. Find out more and read about Millionaire giveaways. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. The View. Lisa Kudrow and Steve Van Zandt are today’s guests. 10:00 AM CT ABC

3. Bedazzled. Brendan Fraser pulls out some great characters here on behalf of Elizabeth Hurley, the devilhe without him, the movie wouldn’t be anything. 11:00 AM FX

4. The Talk. Guest cohost is Kelly Osbourne, and John Stamos and Stacey Tisdale are the guests today. 1:00 PM CT CBS

5. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are First Lady Michelle Obama, Daniel Radcliffe, and Sara Ferguson. Syndicated, check local listings.

6. Adventureland. Supposedly taking place in the early 80’s, a young man finds out his parents can’t finance his trip to Europe after he graduates college, so gets a job working at an amusement park. 3:00 PM CT FX

7. College Basketball. Duke at Virginia Tech. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

8. College Basketball. Nebraska at Northwestern. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

9. The Big Bang Theory. Leonard has second thoughts about his friendship with Sheldon, and Wolowitz tries to pick an astronaut nickname. 7:00 PM CT CBS

10. 30 Rock. Liz and Jack disagree on her contract, Kenneth changes assignments, and Tracy and Jenna land a gig at a bar mitzvah. 7:00 PM CT NBC

11. Wipeout. Obstacles include the Buzz Saw, Big Balls, Snow Fall, and the Penguin Party. 7:00 PM CT ABC

12. The Vampire Diaries. Sheriff Forbes gives Alaric and Elena disturbing news pertaining to a recent murder, Damon asks someone from his past to help with an elaborate plan, and Carolina can’t prevent a tragedy from occurring. 7:00 PM CT CW

13. American Idol. Auditions continue in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madonna’s new music previews during the hour as well. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. NBA Basketball. Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks. 7:00 PM CT TNT

15. Rob. Wanting to know mor about Maggie’s pnast, Rob asks Hector to help him dig something up, and Fernando and Rosa have a big argument and stop speaking. 7:30 PM CT CBS

16. Parks and Recreation. Leslie tries to fix up Ann for Valentine’s Day, Ben wants Ron to help with Leslie’s scavenger hunt, and Chris isn’t happy with his love life. 7:30 PM CT NBC

17. Person of Interest. Reese and Finch look for help from a former POI and Zoe when they find the newest POI had a string of bad luck and could have been pushed to a breaking point. 8:00 PM CT CBS

18. The Office. Dwight queries Jim about the case when he comes back from jury duty, and Angela and the senator welcome the new baby. 8:00 PM CT NBC

19. Grey’s Anatomy. Meredith dream of the life she could have had had her mom been healthy. 8:00 PM CT ABC

20. The Secret Circle. Cassie gets a warning about the witch hunters returning, Ethan and Diana plan a birthday celebration, and Faye and Melissa experiment with inner power. 8:00 PM CT CW

21. The Finder. Walter tries to help Isabel’s new boyfriend when he’s robbed, and he and Walter try to win Willa’s trust. 8:00 PM CT Fox

22. World’s Dumbest … World’s Dumbest Motorheads 5 includes a variety of crashing vehicles from golf carts to Segways to snowmobiles to Ferraris. 8:00 PM CT truTV

23. NY Ink. Because of his temper, Billy could be forced to choose between Ami’s friendship and his career, and the girls set Robear up for speed dating. 8:00 PM CT TLC

24. Project Runway All Stars. The designers are tasked with asking strangers for their clothing, then using it to create new outfits. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

25. Braxton Family Values. On a trip to Chicago for a speaking engagement, Tamar and Vince get on each other’s nerves. First Vince reveals the unexpected news that they’re moving into a new house, then Tamar blows up when she believes a waitress is flirting with him. Meanwhile, things are finally looking up for Towanda when she shows off her new house to the family, but estranged husband Andre may finally get the boot when he asks if he can move in with her. Trina spends a suspicious night away from home, causing husband Gabe to push her to attend couples counseling. However, Trina isn’t sure it’ll help. 8:00 PM CT WE

27. College Basketball. UCLA at Washington. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

28. College Basketball. South Carolina at Florida. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

29. The Union. An unprecedented look at the creative life of Elton John and his remarkable collaborative album with his early-career idol, Leon Russell. Produced by award-winning music producer T Bone Burnett and directed by Cameron Crowe. Never before filmed in his composing process, John is captured by Crowe in this candid portrait of one of the world’s most treasured artists and performers. 8:00 PM CT HBO

30. Up All Night. Reagan tries to impress the admissions office of a prestigious preschool by running their annual fundraiser, and Chris goes back to his old competitive ways when his older brings arrives for a visit. 8:30 PM CT NBC

31. The Mentalist. A disgraced fashion designer, on the verge of a comeback, is murdered, and Agent Darcy continues his search for Red John. 9:00 PM CT CBS

32. The Firm. A judge gives Mitch’s client leniency, leading to the attorney finding ulterior motives for the action. Claire tries to persuade her parents to allow her to get a cell phone, and Tammy and Ray keep up with their work on the Sarah Holt case. 9:00 PM CT NBC

33. Private Practice. Sheldon helps an Army vet with PTSD, Cooper and Charlotte deal with their own future after Erica and Mason get in an accident, Violet and Pete have difficulties with their life after marriage, and Addison and Jack attend a medical conference. 9:00 PM CT ABC

34. Archer. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have the ISIS help with the transport of a Canadian terrorist. 9:00 PM CT FX

35. Impractical Jokers. “Joker’s Choice.” 9:00 PM CT truTV

36. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. “The Social Edition.” 9:00 PM CT Bravo

37. 24 Hour Catwalk. The designers use a pink chenille bathrobe to make a red carpet outfit, and the second truck including a tote bag, a scarf, and makeup. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

38. Jersey Shore. Vinny’s return is cause for celebration. Mike tries being nice, and Snooki has to deal with an uncomfortable condition. 9:00 PM CT MTV

39. NBA Basketball. Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT TNT

40. Unsupervised. Gary and Joel manage the high school baseball team in order to have positive influences surrounding them. 9:30 PM CT FX

41. Conan. John Krasinski, Jenny Slate, and Evanescence are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

42. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Drew Barrymore and Blake Shelton are the guests tonight. 10:35 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – American Idol Lands in the Northwest in Portland

The season started out with some great auditions, then hit a week of rather lackluster ones. What will Portland give us tonight? Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Howie Mandel is guest cohost, and Jennifer Lopez and Girls’ Generation are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Little Fockers. The Fockers story continues. They’re all back for more hilarious misunderstandings for the twins’ birthday party. 11:00 AM CT HBOl

3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Drew Barrymore, Octavia Spencer, Flo Rida. Syndicated, check local listings.

4. Beethoven. Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt star as parents to a brood who adopt a huge Saint Bernard who just seem sto keep getting in the way. 4:00 PM CT Disney HD

5. College Basketball. Connecticut at Georgetown. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

6. Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials. Boomer Esiason and Jillian Michaels host this look at the greatest ads from past Super Bowls. 7:00 PM CT CBS

7. Whitney. Alex is green with envy because of one of Whitney’s coworkers, so they try couples therapy, and Mark and Roxanne find they are good partners while at a game night Lily and Neal are hosting. 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. One Tree Hill. Julian is wrought with guilt, Brook and HAley face off against the owner of a new, rival café, and Quinn goes to great lengths to help Clay. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. American Idol. Auditions take place in Portland, Oregon. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. NBA Basketball. Oklahoma City Thunder at Dallas Mavericks. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

11. Are You There, Chelsea? Nikki’s fiancé runs out on her, and Chelsea, Dee Dee, and Olivia try to help. Meanwhile, Chelsea works on finding a home for a stray dog. 7:30 PM CT NBC

12. Remodeled. After being disappointed in New York, Annelise tries to get a major clothing campaign, and Paul and the others go up against a stubborn Orlando agency owner. 8:00 PM CT CW

13. Mobbed. Howie and a large group of strangers help a guy apologize to his brother, who is also his bandmate. Special appearances by Art Alexakis, FORMALity, DJ Ravi, and Ace Hood. 8:00 PM CT Fox

14. Ghost Hunters. Jason and Grant investigate a Tennessee bed and breakfast, where there are reports of shadow figures and images of a little girl. They proceed upstairs to the second floor and call out to the mystery guests, hoping to get some sort of reaction. They state that they are looking to rent several rooms for the evening when suddenly they hear whistling coming from down the hall to the point where even Jason gets chills. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

15. My 600-lb. Life: Melissa’s Story A woman’s seven-year weight loss journey begins. 8:00 PM CT TLC

16. Amazing Eats. “Fiery Flavors.” 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

17. College Basketball. Baylor at Texas. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

18. Royal Pains. Hank’s ability to help his patients is hindered by an issue with his back, leaving Dr. Van Dyke to fill in, and Divya and Jill try to save a thief. 9:00 PM CT USA

19. Dog the Bounty Hunter. In the first half hour, Dog helps a bondsman from the mainland nab a criminal who escaped to Hawaii. In the second half hour, Dog signs on with a social networking website. 9:00 PM CT A&E

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

21. Hot in Cleveland. Susan Lucci, Victoria’s arch nemesis, visits wanting guidance on what to do not that All My Children has been cancelled. 9:00 PM CT TVLand

22. Face Off. The contestants are tasked with creating horror icons.. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

23. Top Chef: Texas. The competition hasn’t always been fun for the final five chefs but this week they must please someone with a particular taste for fun: Pee-wee Herman! In this week’s quickfire challenge the chefs are tasked with making the most creative and delicious pancake for Pee-wee. And later in the elimination challenge, the chefs must overcome another obstacle…literally. The chef’testants have to get themselves, and their already cooked meals, to the Alamo using only a bicycle for transportation…Will the food, and the chefs, make it there in one piece? 9:00 PM CT Bravo

24. The Challenge: Battle of the Exes. Devastating consequences come about because of a drunken action, and unrequited love hits the exes. 9:00 PM CT MTV

25. The Exes. Holly meets up with her cheating ex for the first time since their breakup and asks for the guys’ help. 9:30 PM CT TVLand

26. NBA Basketball. Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

27. Conan. Mark Moffett and Ringo Starr are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

28. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight are Howard Stern and The Airborne Toxic Event. 10:35 PM CT CBS

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Joan Rivers Tries to Relax

What exactly is Joan Rivers doing here in this picture? You’ll have to tune in tonight to Joan & Melissa to find out. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The View. John Stamos is today’s guest. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. From Justin to Kelly. The movie that nearly killed Kelly Clarkson’s career before it started. TPTB wisely stopped there before a From Clay to Ruben. Think we’ll see a From Scotty to Lauren? 11:55 AM CT WoMax

3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Simon Baker, Kristen Bell, and Adrian Romoff are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

4. Big Trouble in Little China. 3. A good movie, whether you’re into martial arts or not. Kurt Russell goes on a magical tale through Chinatown as seen in San Francisco. 3:25 PM CT Retroplex

5. College Basketball. Michigan State at Illinois. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

6. College Basketball. Clemson at Virginia. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

7. The Biggest Loser. The Red and Black Teams compete with medicine balls and a trampoline, and the Aqua Teamq siblings come back to be weighed in. 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. 90210. Dixon gets arrested, leaving Annie to make a decision that could expose her escort career, Adrianna and Silver try ti fix things, but it ends up hurting Silver and Greg, and Vanessa plans a relaunch of Liam’s bar. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. Glee. The Warblers and New Directions rivalry intensifies as they get closer to the Regionals, Rachel and Kurt get news about their NYADA admission, and things between Mercedes and Sam heat up. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. Switched at Birth. Kathryn and John invite Angelo for dinner, and Emmett moves into his dad’s place. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

12. Texas Multi Mamas. In the first hour, despite the recent drama surrounding the group, Candace plans an all-day wine tour for the multi-mamas. On the bus, Tonia and Candace are appalled that Stephanie, Suz and Teryn won’t put down their phones. Casey arrives, and Stephanie breaks down and confesses that her marriage is in shambles. In the second hour, Candace agrees to meet Stephanie for lunch to talk things out, but the lunch turns into Stephanie rattling off everything she despises about Candace. Despite their rocky marriage, Stephanie and Jerald meet with their landlord and sign a lease for their new home. 7:00 PM CT WE

12. NBA Basketball. Denver Nuggets at Memphis Grizzlies. 7:00 PM CT NBA TV

13. Celebrity Wife Swap. The wives of Mick “Mankind” Foley and Antonio Sabato Jr. trade lives for a week. 8:00 PM CT ABC

14. Ringer. Bridget hosts the fundraises her friend holds for Juliet’s school, Siobhan is surprised how easily settled Bridget is in her former life, Malcolm starts working for Andrew, and Henry mourns his wife’s death. 8:00 PM CT CW

15. New Girl. Nick feels anxious when Julia doesn’t want to put a label on their relationship, Jess wants Julia’s help to get out of a traffic ticket, and Schmidt wonders why his shower towel is always damp. 8:00 PM CT Fox

16. Jane by Design. Jane needs to transport an important item to Paris, and Billy’s brother comes up with a criminal scheme. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

17. Sorority Girls. Five sorority girls from American travel to Britain to launch their first ever sorority at Leeds. 8:00 PM CT TLC

18. Hidden City. Marcus Sakey explores three of Austin’s stories: In For Love or Money, Celeste Beard and her lesbian lover, Tracey Tarlton, have Steven Beard killed and end up in prison; The Most Hated Woman in America, Madalyn Murray O’Hair made many enemies when she led a landmark case which ended prayer in public schools and founded the American Athiests; and The University of Texas Tower, former Marine Charles Whitman barricaded the doors of UT’s tower and started shooting at people below, killing 16 and wounding 32. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

19. Dance Moms. Abby choreographs a dance with a bully theme and replaces Brooke. Brook goes on to learn a difficult lesson while cheerleading. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

20. Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best. Melissa’s chaotic house is about to get a little too crowded when her boyfriend’s parents come for a visit. Joan shows the “in-laws” Hollywood as only Joan Rivers can – with a VIP tour of Madame Toussaud’s wax museum and an improvised “tour of the stars homes” that she makes up on the spot. As Joan’s patience begins to wane, she is desperate for a little break over a glass of wine with her friend Lynne, but Lynne has other herbal plans to get Joan relaxed. 8:00 PM CT WE

21. College Basketball. Vanderbilt at Arkansas. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

22. Raising Hope. Burt becomes obsessed with gambling when he tries to reclaim the t hings he lost twenty years ago. Jimmy and Virginia try to prevent it, only to end up with their own gambling habit. 8:30 PM CT Fox

23. Southland. Sammy leave a gang territory uncovered on Hood Day as a violent gang war erupts. Ben is haunted by a mistake, Ruben practices a speech, and Cooper and Tang investigate a robbery. 9:00 PM CT TNT

24. Justified. Raylan eds up on a collision course with Dixie Mafia’s new head, and Boyd fights to get part of his family’s empire back, leaving his crew in danger of falling apart. 9:00 PM CT FX

25. Ink Master. Naked women enter the scene, and a fight is caused by a another head tattoo. 9:00 PM CT Spike

26. Tabatha Takes Over. Tabatha visits Pat’s Hair Shopper, trying to change the attitude of the owner and staff. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

27. The Undercover Princes. Three bachelor princes travel to Brighton England to find Princesses, and to do so, go undercover as ordinary people. 9:00 PM CT TLC

28. America’s Supernanny. Deborah works with a family in Minnesota with four out-of-control children. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

29. Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood. Baby Hattie enters the world, and the family moves to a new home. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

30. Teen Mom 2. Kaitlyn has her hearing postponed, while Jenelle is sentenced. Chelsea tries to get over Adam, and Corey learns Leah was unfaithful. 9:00 PM CT MTV

31. NBA Basketball. Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trailblazers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

32. Conan. Chris Kyle and Simon Helberg are tonight’s guests. 10:00 PM CT TBS

33. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tonight’s guests include First Lady Michelle Obama, Mark Harmon, and Imelda May. 10:35 PM CT NBC

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Mortified Sessions Season Finale

The Mortified Sessions has been a fun celebrity interview show. Their catch, discussing with celebrities some of their more embarrassing moments of their youth, is a good one. The season finale airs tonight with interviews of Bryan Cranston and Danny Pudi. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The View. Stone Phillips and Gavin DeGraw are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. Weekend at Bernie’s.Yeah, it’s silly, but sometimes you just need to laugh your ass off, and this is the movie to do it with plenty of sight gags and slapstick. 11:35 AM CT 5Star Max

3. Road House. Patrick Swayze is obviously trying to beat that pretty boy/dancer image created in Dirty Dancing in this movie. 1:30 PM CT AMC

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are John Krasinski and 2Cellos. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. College Basketball. Pittsburgh at West Virginia. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

6. College Basketball. Chicago Bulls at Washington Wizards. 6:00 PM CT NBA TV

7. Who’s Still Standing? A teacher from Spokane competes against ten strangers in a trivia battle. 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. The Bachelor. Ben and the ladies head to Puerto Rico, as Nicki and Elyse have individual dates, and Courtney asks Ben to go skinny dipping with her. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. Gossip Girl. As Blair gets ready to marry Prince Louis, Chuck tries to face reality, and the wedding is threatened by Georgina’s return. 7:00 PM CT CW

10. House. A homeless teenager’s symptoms worsen, but adult consent is needed for surgery. Taub trie to contact his daughters, and House poses a threat to Foreman’s relationship with a married woman. 7:00 PM CT Fox

11. Pretty Little Liars. Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer try to keep those they care about most safe. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

12. Cake Boss: Next Great Baker. The first hour is a discussion with all the bakers as they answer questions and discuss their picks to win. In the second hour, the final three make their three best pastries to sell at Carlo’s Bakery, and the final two then compete for the title of the Next Great Baker 8:00 PM CT TLC

13. The Mortified Sessions. Season finale. Danny Pudi (Community) raps about his multi-cultural roots while multiple Emmy® Award-winner Bryan Cranston (AMC’s Breaking Bad) reveals that his original teenage career goal did not involve acting. Find out why Cranston originally aspired to a profession in law enforcement…and what ultimately generated his acting career. Read more on the show’s Facebook page. 7:00 PM CT Sundance

14. Fear Factor. Teams of twins compete in stunts that include racing through a maze that is electric, yet suspended over water, and one teammate crashing through a locomotive, with the other races on a moving train while eating something gross. 8:00 PM CT NBC

15. Hart of Dixie. Zoe’s friends are curious about her unusually cheerful manner, and Lemon is up against a few obstacles in her campaign for Belles’ Memory Matron position. 8:00 PM CT CW

16. Alcatraz. A notorious robber from the past is back, and Rebecca needs to release him from a hostage-filled bank before others figure out who he is. 8:00 PM CT Fox

17. Hoarders. Because of her mother’s hoarding, a woman gets PTSD, and a woman’s obsessive shopping causes her to lose the guardianship of her two kids. 8:00 PM CT A&E

18. Being Human. Josh, Nora and Sally are in a vacant storage unit where they discuss their location for their next werewolf transformation. Josh’s plan for them to be video taped during the process has Nora skeptical but assures Nora that he’s only trying his best to find out how they both can be treated and be cured from this werwolf disease. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

19. America’s Money Class with Suze Orman. Topics include found money, the value of gold, and investing rules. 8:00 PM CT OWN

20. The Lying Game. Ethan looking for info about a tattoo, getting him into trouble, and Laurel continues to see Justin, against her parents’ wishes.. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

21. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Part 1 of the Reunion. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

22. Bizarre Foods America. Andrew travels to New Orleans where the food and the culture are a mix of Southern tradition and modern influence. From the bayous to Bourbon Street, New Orleans is a unique food city with a variety of flavors that pull from classic recipes to new twists on old favorites. So whether it’s classic Cajun comfort foods like stuffed pig stomach, frog sauce picante, or smoked raccoon served with a side of live jazz, Andrew is ready to experience all the sights, sounds, and tastes that make New Orleans a city like no other. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

23. College Basketball. Missouri at Texas. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

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

25. Intervention. A soccer mom turned crack addict supports her habit collecting scrap metal and selling prescription drugs. 9:00 PM CT A&E

26. Fashion Police: 2012 SAG Awards. 9:00 PM CT E!

27. Lost Girl. “Oh Kappa, My Kappa” 9:00 PM CT Syfy

28. It’s a Brad, Brad World. For a shoot with Details Magazine, Brad heads back to NYC. He begins work with his client and hears bad news about his dad. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

29. Cake Boss. Buddy gets a request for a replica cake of a Heisman trophy, Mauro has an idea of how to show Madeline his love for her, and it’s the first day for the Next Great Baker. 9:30 PM CT TLC

30. Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas. Jenna defends Amy, only to find herself in trouble then.. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

31. NBA Basketball. Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

32. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Madonna, Chris Colfer, and Joe Perry are the guests tonight. 10:35 PM CT NBC

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte in Luck on HBO

No wonder cable keeps winning all the big TV awards. All the huge talent seems to flock to HBO, Showtime, and Starz. Tonight Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman stars in the new HBO series, Luck, along with Nick Nolte. It will start out with incredible numbers just with people trying to catch a peak of these two stars. Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. Biography of the martial arts master starring Jason Scott Lee in teh title role and Lauren Holly as his wife, showing the business side of him as well as his determination. 11:45 AM CT ActionMax

2. College Basketball. Michigan at Ohio State. 12:00 PM CT CBS

3. PGA Tour Golf. Final Round of Farmers Insurance Open from Torrey Pines Golf Club in San Diego. 2:00 PM CT CBS

4. Figure Skating. U.S. Championships from San Jose, CA. 2:00 PM CT NBC

5. NBA Basketball. Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat. 2:30 PM CT ABC

6. Jumanji. Great fantasy adventure movie for kids, starring Robin Williams and costarring Bonnie Hunt. 4:00 PM CT Hallmark

7. NBA Basketball. San Antonio Spurs at Dallas Mavericks. 5:30 PM CT ESPN

8. 2012 Pro Bowl. From Honolulu. 6:00 PM CT NBC

9. America’s Funniest Home Videos. 6:00 PM CT ABC

10. Track and Field. MSG U.W. Open from Madison Square Garden in New York 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

11. Undercover Boss. Rick Tigner, president of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, goes undercover inside his company. 7:00 PM CT CBS

12. Once Upon a Time. Sidney wants Emmas help to uncover evidence that could expose Regina, David and Mary Margaret keep meeting in secret, and King Leopold gets three wishes. 7:00 PM CT ABC

13. The Simpsons. Moe’s bar rag has a tale to tell of a medieval tapestry, Bart tries to fix his friendship with Milhouse, and Moe’s bar rang’s disappearance makes his realize he does have friends. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. From the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. 7:00 PM CT TNT and TBS

15. Mob Wives. Ramona and Carla’s differences flare up, and Drita gets closer to finalizing her divorce. 7:00 PM CT VH1

16. Napoleon Dynamite. Getting a job at a liger farm, Napoleoon begins to question his belief in the liger magic. 7:30 PM CT Fox

17. The Good Wife. In an effort to get Will sent off to prison, Wendy Scott-Carr presents evidence against him, and Eli and Stacie Hall go up against each other. 8:00 PM CT CBS

18. A Smile as Big as the Moon. To teach special ed kids about space exploration, their teacher takes them to space camp. John Corbett stars. 8:00 PM CT ABC

19. Family Guy. After a sick boy’s parents refuse treatment for him because of their religious beliefs, Lois takes drastic measures. 8:00 PM CT Fox

20. Oprah’s Next Chapter. Oprah’s guest is Sean Penn. 8:00 PM CT OWN

21. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kroy is away at football camp, so Kim stays behind, while the other housewives head to Cape Town, South Africa. PM CT Bravo

22. Hoarding: Buried Alive. Shocking secrets of Janet and Herv’s relationship and sex life comes to light when they confront their hoarding, leading to them fighting to save both their house and their marriage. 8:00 PM CT TLC

23. Extreme RVs. Features rolling million-dollar, mega-mansions with incredible themed designs and luxurious interiors that put most real homes to shame. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

24. Snapped. A businesswoman becomes a fugitive after seeking revenge. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen

25. My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. Candice Marie, a native of Agoura, CA, who currently resides in Simi Valley, wants a “shabby chic” wedding. It doesn’t take long for David to find out that Candice Marie lost her mother at a very young age, and her theme has more to do with home and family than style. She puts her trust in David, who transforms “shabby chic” into Candice chic. 8:00 PM CT WE

26. Luck. A David Milch/Michael Mann collaboration, this series is a behind-the-track look at the world of horse racing and gambling’s denizens – owners, trainers, jockeys and gamblers, starring Oscar® winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar® nominee Nick Nolte. 9:00 PM CT HBO

27. Shameless. Fiona has the consequences of sleeping with Craig Heisner to deal with, and Debbie gets a stress rash. 8:00 PM CT WE

28. American Dad. Stan’s dream of betting accepted into a golf club is threatened when the club accepts Steve first. 8:30 PM CT Fox

29. CSI: Miami. A skydiver with more than a hundred children is murdered, and all of them become suspects. 9:00 PM CT CBS

30. Kourtney & Kim Take New York. Both couples bid adieu to New York, as Kim comes to a decision about her short marriage. 9:00 PM CT E!

31. Oprah Presents Master Class. The guest tonight is Ted Turner. 9:00 PM CT OWN

32. Finding Bigfoot. Volunteers follow an alleged Bigfoot sighting into an Ohio forest. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

33. House of Lies. Marty finds out Greg Norbert is announcing possibly acquiring Galweather. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

34. Californication. Hank is prevented from leaving New York when he is asked to take Kali for a night on the town. 9:30 PM CT Showtime

35. After Lately. While Jiffy works on booking Jane Fonda, Josh stalks Jay Leno. Jennifer Aniston believes Chelsea could be losing her comedic sense. 10:00 PM CT E!

 

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Skating Creates Funny Scheduling Snafu

This is perhaps the funniest scheduling I have ever seen on competing networks. While NBC is airing Figure Skating Championships tonight, ABC will be airing Blades of Glory, the Will Ferrell and Jon Heder vehicle that pokes constant fun at the sport. What’s your preference?

1. College Football. St. John’s at Duke. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

2. College Basketball. Marquette at Villanova. 11:00 AM CT ESPN2

3. College Basketball. Texas at Baylor. 12:00 PM CT CBS

4. College Football. Kansas at Iowa State. 1:00 PM CT ESPN

5. We Are Marshall. Matthew McConaughey stars as a football coach saddled with the task of rebuilding a college football team that perished in a plane crash. 1:30 PM CT TNT

6. PGA Tour Golf. Third Round of Farmers Insurance Open from Torrey Pines Golf Club in San Diego. 2:00 PM CT CBS

7. Figure Skating. U.S. Championships from San Jose, CA. 3:00 PM CT NBC

8. Armageddon. I love Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, and Liv Tyler in this, but mostly I love Steve Buscemi. He always plays the best nuts. 3:00 PM CT FX

9. College Basketball. Georgetown at Pittsburgh. 3:00 PM CT ESPN

10. College Basketball. Purdue at Northwestern. 3:00 PM CT ESPN2

11. Hook. A retelling of the Peter Pan story starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, and Maggie Smith. 4:00 PM CT Hallmark

12. College Basketball. Auburn at Tennessee. 5:00 PM CT ESPN2

13. College Basketball. Washington at Arizona. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

14. UFC: Evans vs. Davis. The fights include Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis, Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping, Demian Maia vs. Chris Weidman. . 7:00 PM CT Fox

15. Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of the Man. Luke Perry returns to the popular role of Goodnight, a respectable Circuit Court Judge often tested by the lawlessness of the Old West. He finds himself having to face down a malicious prosecutor named Lucius Breed (Eric Keenleyside). The only good news is that he’s suddenly linked up again with a former flame from his Chicago days named Callie (Stefanie von Pfetten) whom he learns is now widowed. 7:00 PM CT Hallmark

16. My Cat from Hell. A couple decides against growing their family because of a nasty cat, and another cat chases its owners around the house. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

17. College Basketball. Virginia at North Carolina State. 7:00 PM CT ESPN2

18. Figure Skating. U.S. Championships from San Jose, CA. Ladies Free Skate. 8:00 PM CT NBC

19. Blades of Glory. Typical Will Ferrell, as he’s joined by Jon Heder. The two of them on skates is funny enough as it is, let alone seeing them skating together as a pair. 8:00 PM CT ABC

20. Pit Boss. Sebastian tries to fix things with Shorty, and a pit bull has an encounter with a mare. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

21. NBA Basketball. Sacramento Kings at Utah Jazz. 8:00 PM CT NBA TV

22. Prom. A group of teens gets ready for their prom, as one of the girls becomes attracted to a guy who could prevent her from having a perfect prom, and a couple both have deep secrets. 8:00 PM CT Starz

23. 48 Hours Mystery. Murder ends a forbidden relationship. 8:00 PM CT CBS

24. John Mulaney: New in Town. 9:00 PM CT Comedy Central

25. Pit Bulls and Parolees. Tia and Tania aid in a tornado’s aftermath, and Mariah takes care of her first solo puppy adoption. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Spartacus: Vengeance Premiere

Andy Whitfield’s illness must have thrown producers of Spartacus into a tailspin. With the actor diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, they delayed the beginning of season two. Once he was declared cancer-free, they proceeded with season two, only for the cancer to come back. He was replaced with Liam McIntyre, and later succumbed to his disease. McIntyre makes his debut as Spartacus tonight on Starz Catch up on your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Killy. Carrie Ann Inaba is the guest cohost, and Chelsea Handler and Andrea Arden are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. Mulan. I once made a list of my favorite Disney movies that I could watch again and again, and this one made it at #8. Eddie Murphy’s comedy helps the film along quite a bit. 11:30 AM CT Disney

3. The Talk. Eva LaRue and Louis van Amstel are the guests today, and Tori Spelling is guest cohost. 1:00 PM CT CBS

4. Cheaper By the Dozen. Fun remake with Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt raising a family of twelve kids, while managing separate careers. 2:00 PM CT WE

5. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Ted Danson, Christopher Plummer, and Kellie Pickler. Syndicated, check local listings.

6. Chuck. In the first hour, Sarah brings a big secret with her when she returns from a mission, and Ellie and Awesome get an opportunity that could be life-altering. In the second hour, Chuck’s loved ones help prevent Nicholas Quinn from ruining what he has built. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. Shark Tank.The ideas pitched include a cat drawing service, a system to improve a salesperson’s skills and an innovative cargo truck management system. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. Kitchen Nightmares. Chef Ramsey revisits La Frite, Kingston Cafe, Capri, and Spanish Pavilion to see if his advice is being used. 7:00 PM CT Fox

9. NBA Basketball. New York Knicks at Miami Heat. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

10. Primetime: What Would You Do?. 8:00 PM CT ABC

11. Fringe. Olivia gets an ominous warning from the Observers, and Peter and the others follow a girl who is able to predict death. 8:00 PM CT Fox

12. John Mulaney Stand-Up Playlist. 8:00 PM CT Comedy Central

13. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. In the first half hour, a brides envisions a modern Scarlett O’hara looking at her self, and another wants that perfect “aha” moment. In the second half hour, two brides looking for gowns are carrying emotional baggage with them. 8:00 PM CT TLC

14. America’s Most Wanted. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

15. Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys. The season comes to a climactic close following a disastrous charity event last week, where accusations were made and drinks were thrown. In the season finale, it’s the passing of Brent’s mother that finally forces him to re-examine his life and check into rehab for substance abuse. And encouraged by her best friend Jared, Tenisha finally finishes her first novel. 8:00 PM CT Sundance

16. The Life & Times of Tim. Tim charges a lot to his corporate credit card, and Amy and Tim have a game night. 8:00 PM CT HBO

17. On Freddie Roach. A normal day turns chaotic at the Wild Card Gym. 8:30 PM CT HBO

18. Dateline NBC. Police use forensics, interviews, and witnesses to build the case against a con man who they believe murdered his landlord’s son. 9:00 PM CT NBC

19. Merlin. Merlin, Arthur and the Knights of Camelot are under the attack by an unknown enemy. One of his men gets hit in the leg and the army struggles to find a plan of attack, when suddenly Merlin spots the attacker over the ledge above. He signals Arthur and quickly makes a move while Merlin uses magic to throw the enemy’s weapon out from his hands. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

20. Four Weddings. A school-of-rock wedding, a hot pink reception, a wedding of nature, and nuptials being shared in a penthouse. 9:00 PM CT TLC

21. Confessions: Animal Hoarding. A congregation of dogs, and woman who wants to keep her cats. 9:00 PM CT TLC

22. Real Time with Bill Maher. 9:00 PM CT HBO

23. Spartacus: Vengeance. Season premiere. Spartacus discovers the grave responsibilities and costs involved in his new role as a leader of freed slaves. Claudius Glaber’s arrival in Capua forces Spartacus to keep his rebellious band intact. 9:00 PM CT Starz

24. NBA Basketball. Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV