Category Archives: What’s Hot on TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – American Idol Season Premiere

It always seems like such a long wait every year, but this time it doesn’t seem as long. American Idol seems to take forever between season finale and the next season premiere, but The X-Factor seems to have bridged that gap a little this year. After just a few weeks off after The X-Factor, now American Idol is starting out with all-new auditions. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Mario Lopez cohosts, and Marg Helgenberger and Mark Feuerstein are the today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Cocktail. See Tom Cruise shake it up with Elisabeth Shue. 10:30 AM CT Cinemax

3. Far and Away. Period epic. And by that I don’t mean just in American history. I mean also in celebrity history. It’s the period from when Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were married and made this film together. 2:300 PM CT WoMax

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Colin Firth and Uggie the Dog. Syndicated, check local listings.

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

6. Whitney. Whitney and Lily clash during wedding planning, Alex looks for help from Neal to pitch his website idea, and Roxanne and Mark donate blood. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. The Middle. Frankie volunteers to help at the Super Bowl being hosted in Indiana, but is disappointed with her assignment, the Hecks use the Donahues new car when they’re out of town, and Sue tells Matt how she feels. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. One Tree Hill. Brooke and her dad talk about a new business opportunity, Julian worries about an investment, Quinn convinces Clay to get help, Millie tries to tell Mouth the truth, and Alex is tempted with an offer. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. American Idol. Series premiere. Auditions take place in Savannah, Georgia. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. State Fair Foods. A look at state fair food, from maggot melts and belly buster burgers in Colorado, everything on a stock from ostrich to alligator to casserole in Minnesota, cream puffs and deep-fried cheese creations in Wisconsin, the spiciest pizza in the world in Arizona, sinful sweets from chocolate-dipped tiramisu to red velvet funnel cakes in Iowa, and deep-fried bubble gum and fried spicy chicken flapjacks on a stick in Texas 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

11. NBA Basketball. Portland Trailblazers at Atlanta Hawks. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

12. Are You There, Chelsea? Chelsea can’t resist going out with Sloan’s high school boyfriend who shows up at the bar, and Rick locates his ex and finds out she’s engaged. 7:30 PM CT NBC

13. Suburgatory. George plans on taking the guys with when he wins a trip to Atlantic City, and they run into Steve there, who was supposedly in Singapore. Tessa with alone-time with Scott Strauss. Jay Mohr and Thomas McDonell guest star. 7:30 PM CT ABC

14. Criminal Minds. The team wonders if a series of murders means a notorious killer is at it again, and Reid contemplates that he could be doing more with his abilities. 8:00 PM CT CBS

15. Harry’s Law. Harry’s client is a 21-year-old who bought a kidney, Tommy and Oliver’s clients are twins who shared a husband who turned up dead. 8:00 PM CT NBC

16. Modern Family. Claire gets ready for her debate with Duane Bailey, Mitch and Cam try to clean up Lily’s verbage before she is a flower girl, and Gloria is blamed by Jay for Stella’s strange behavior. 8:00 PM CT ABC

17. Ghost Hunters. Adam and Brit investigate the basement of Naples Hotel to see if they can hear voices from Topper, the alleged boy who hung himself in the hotel. The team moves around the basement looking for signs of movement and if they can hear noises coming from the boy. They position themselves at the bar and proceed to direct questions to Topper, when all of a sudden they hear what appears to be silverware dropping on the floor. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

18. Amazing Eats. “Beefy Burgers.” 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

19. College Basketball. Texas at Kansas State. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

20. Happy Endings. Penny plans to change the slacker she’s dating, Brad reverts to his college behavior, and Alex and Max try to get Dave to give up his V-neck shirts. 8:30 PM CT ABC

21. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The law firm Willows recommends to a friend takes a professional hit. 9:00 PM CT CBS

22. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. A private military control company’s executive is sexually assaulted, leading to detectives uncovering a larger conspiracy in Iraq. 9:00 PM CT NBC

23. Revenge. Ramifications could come from Daniel’s romantic proposal, Charlotte has to move back in with her mom, a person Jack cares a lot about betrays him, placing his life in jeopardy, and Nolan makes Emily consider her actions carefully. 9:00 PM CT ABC

24. Royal Pains. Hank puts a prescription error’s blame and Dr. Van Dyke, and the HankMed team goes to a divorce party. 9:00 PM CT USA

25. Dog the Bounty Hunter. Dog and his team go after a fugitive who was accused of assaulting a cop. 9:00 PM CT A&E

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

27. Hot in Cleveland. For Elka’s 90th birthday, Melanie takes her to the Browns locker room and ends up dating the kicker, Joy and Elka get surprising medical news, and Victoria becomes convinced Elka is god. 9:00 PM CT TVLand

28. Face Off. the action goes aquatic as the contestants are tasked with creating makeups that can get wet. We see our contestants in teams once again and tempers flare up when Becky realizes that Miranda just might not be as experienced as she thought. Her frustrations get worse once Miranda starts getting aggressive as a result of Becky’s rude remarks. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

29. Top Chef: Texas. This week’s quickfire challenge leaves the chef’testants second guessing themselves when they must create a dish incorporating ingredients of their choosing. But here’s the catch, the ingredients are coming into the kitchen one by one via a conveyer belt, and while some chef’s strategy is to wait for the best ingredient to come though, others pick the first ones they see and start cooking right away. However, this quickfire is easy compared to the elimination challenge where the chef’testants must impress guest judge, and Top Chef fan, Charlize Theron. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

30. Toddlers & Tiaras. Mia, Isys, an Saliz compete in the Old Hollywood-themed pageant. 9:00 PM CT TLC

31. The Exes. While STuart and Phil are out to dinner, they bump into Phil’s ex, Holly is confused when she receives mixed signals from a cute coworker, and Haskell starts a traffic school online. 9:30 PM CT TVLand

32. NBA Basketball. Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

33. Conan. Shaun White, Jordan Peele, and Sammy Adams are the guests tonight. 10:35 PM CT TBS

34. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Jennifer Garner, Ross Matthews, and Parachute. 10:35 PM CT NBC


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Southland Returns

It’s gritty. It’s real. And it plays out like an action movie at times, yet at other times is highly dramatic. Southland returns tonight on TNT. I will never, ever understand why NBC ditched this series. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The View. Liam Neeson is today’s guest, and doctors take viewer questions. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. Due Date. A passenger on a flight causes a disruption, leading to both him and expectant dad to be kicked off a flight. This means he might not make it home to see his wife give birth. Against his better judgement, he accepts a ride from the other passenger across country. Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis star. 10:30 AM CT HBO Zone

3. Arthur. A parking attendant from Las Vegas follows a wealthy young woman back to England and cons his way into Oxford to follow her around, and even joins the rowing team to compete with a another guy she’s in love with. Rob Lowe stars. 1:20 PM CT Retro

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Steven Tyler, Timothy Olyphant, and Chris Young are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

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

6. College Basketball. Georgetown at DePaul. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

7. The Biggest Loser. Video chats from home, a tempting Chinese food buffet, face-offs in the gym and a shocking decision – and it’s only Week 3! 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. Last Man Standing. Vanessa puts the blame on Mike when they’re not invited to a neighbor’s paraty, a nd Eve damages Mandy’s car accidentally. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. 90210. It gets embarrassing when Naomi tries to get over her breakup, Adrianna and Dixon conclude working together might not be smart, and Annie hosts a party but Liam’s new relationship distracts her. 7:00 PM CT CW

10. Glee. Will wants help surprising Emma and asks the glee club, Becky sets her sights on Artie, and Finn’s friends are surprised for his plans after graduation. 7:00 PM CT Fox

11. Switched at Birth. Bay carries the blame for Emmett’s troubles, Daphne’s basketball coach won’t let her play, and Angelo gives Regina a business proposition that tempts her. 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

13. NBA Basketball. San Antonio Spurs at Miami Heat. 7:00 PM CT NBA TV

14. Celebrity Wife Swap. Niecy Nash and Tina Yothers switch lives and families for a week. 8:00 PM CT ABC

15. Remodeled. Paul meets a Minneapolis-area modeling agency owner who has lost her faith in her business, and he and dOlga choose four models to audition for New York’s fashion week. 8:00 PM CT CW

16. New Girl. Jess puts together a birthday celebration after Schmidt’s plans for his day fall through, Nick brings a first date to the party, and the douchebag jar turns up a $50 bill. 8:00 PM CT Fox

17. Jane by Design. Jane is stressed out with the demands of being the top student and working. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

18. Hidden City. Despite disasters both natural and manmade in New Orleans, it’s a living place, rich in tastes, smells, and textures; the birthplace of jazz, the home of Voodoo, and host to the biggest annual party in the country. Featured tonight are Marie Delphine LaLaurie, Danziger Bridge, and The New Orleans Sniper. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

19. Dance Moms. Cathy wants to make sure her dancers be Abby’s, and Cathy hosts a cocktail party for the moms. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

20. College Basketball. Ohio Arkansas State at Kentucky. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

21. Raising Hope. Jimmy is inspired to get his G.E.D. because of Hope’s intelligence, but he then finds out his former teacher is teaching the class. Burt and Virginia decided to keep up with him and take their G.E.D.’s as well. 8:30 PM CT Fox

22. Parenthood. Zeek is shocked by his doctor’s news, Crosby forges ahead with a new relationship, Amber is confused by her boss’s actions, Adam and Kristina worry about financing college, and Julia has concerns Zoe will change her mind and want to keep her baby. 9:00 PM CT NBC

23. Body of Proof. A mom is found innocent of murdering her son, leaving Megan and the rest to try and find the real killer, and an overzealous reporter sensationalizes the case. Rita Wilson and Marcia Gay Harden guest star. 9:00 PM CT ABC

24. Southland. John Cooper picks up duty again after recovering from surgery, Lydia helps a past informant, Ben, Sammy, and Dewey follow an armed man into a school, and Ben argues with a street cop. 9:00 PM CT TNT

25. White Collar. Peter and Neal unite to save Elizabeth from Keller. 9:00 PM CT USA

26. Justified. Ryan ends up on a collision course with a Dixie Mafia hitman because of a dangerous new player in Lexington. 9:00 PM CT FX

27. Ink Master. Series Premiere. Series host Dave Navarro is joined by renown tattoo artists Chris Nunez (“Miami Ink”) and Oliver Peck to judge ten of the nation’s top tattoo artists. Their masterpieces will last forever, but so will their mistakes. Tonight, the contestants are faced with their first extreme challenge, 90 minutes to create a design and place their tattoo on a pig carcass in an actual New York City meatlocker where temperatures are freezing cold. 9:00 PM CT Spike

28. Tabatha Takes Over. Tabatha tries to update the a failing gay dance club. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

29. Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood. During a horror movie-themed birthday party, Tori holds a seance. She gets Patti Stanger to help her find match for her gay friend Mehran. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

30. Teen Mom 2. Jenelle moves in a with a friend, Kieffer comes back, Chelsea’s relationship begins to fail, and Jo talks to Kailyn about child support. 9:00 PM CT MTV

31. NBA Basketball. Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Lakers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

32. Conan. Antonio Banderas, Fred Armisen, and Blake Mills are tonight’s guests. 10:00 PM CT TBS

33. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tonight’s guests include Sam Worthington, Sherri Shepherd, and Adam Lambert. 10:35 PM CT NBC


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Betty White’s 90th Birthday

Betty White is turning 90 years old, and both Hallmark and NBC are celebrating the event. Hallmark is featuring eleven episodes of The Golden Girls in a marathon, with each episode containing some of Rose’s best moments. NBC is airing Betty’s birthday celebration. and after that, she gets together with other senior citizens to punk some younger folks. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. Casino. A Las Vegas casino run by the mob. Because of the mob and costars Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci, the movie always reminds me of GoodFellas. Sharon Stone and James Woods star as well. 8:40 AM CT Encore Drama

2. The View. Piers MOrgan and Tim Gunn are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. NBA Basketball. Chicago Bulls at Memphis Grizzlies. 12:00 PM CT ESPN

3. The Talk. Jennifer hudson is the guest today. 1:00 PM CT CBS

4. The Express.We may not be where we want to be, but we’ve definitely come a long way. This is the story of the first black Heisman Trophy winner. Everyone wants him to stand for this and stand for that, but the guy just wants to run. 1:00 PM CT FX

5. Golden Girls Marathon.Eleven consecutive hours of the Golden Girls, representing the character of Rose’s greatest hits. 1:00 PM CT Hallmark

6. College Basketball. Louisville at Marquette. 2:30 PM CT ESPN

7. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Sofia Vergara and Big Time Rush. Syndicated, check local listings.

8. NBA Basketball. Toronto Raptors at Atlanta Hawks. 3:00 PM CT NBA TV

9. College Basketball. Texas A&M at Missouri. 4:30 PM CT ESPN

10. College Basketball. Pittsburgh at Syracuse. 6:30 PM CT ESPN

11. How I Met Your Mother. Lily’s dad refuses to move out when Marshall and Lily move to the suburbs, and the group visits a strip club. 7:00 PM CT CBS

12. Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America’s Golden Girl. This birthday celebration includes musical performances and appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. 7:00 PM CT NBC

13. The Bachelor. A woman from Ben’s past shows up and explains she still has feelings for him. The one-on-one dates include climbing the Oakland Bay Bridge and a tour of San Fran Cisco. The group date go skiing down the street. 7:00 PM CT ABC

14. Gossip Girl. Blairs speaks about what happened after her car crash with Chuck, Nate find out something about the accident that could mean foul play, and Lily hires a P.I. to find Charlie. 7:00 PM CT CW

15. Alcatraz. Series premiere. Detective Rebecca Madsen and Dr. Diego Soto work together at a secret agency that has been catching Alcatraz inmates who recently resurfaced, and the team goes over what happened in the past to catch a sniper who is targeting youngsters. 7:00 PM CT Fox

16. NBA Basketball. Oklahoma City at Boston Celtics. 7:00 PM CT TNT

17. Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots 35 Years Later. Oprah and the Roots cast in her California home. 7:00 PM CT OWN

18. Pretty Little Liars. Hanna is leery of telling Caleb the truth of what happened in the boat, and Spencer goes after a lead. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

19. The Mortified Sessions. Celebrated actors and directors Ed Burns (“The Brothers McMullen”, “Saving Private Ryan”) and Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”, Freaks and Geeks) sit down with host David Nadelberg and dive into hilarious and heartfelt stories from their childhood. Find out more on the show’s Facebook page. 7:00 PM CT Sundance

20. 2 Broke Girls. Max and Caroline are suspicious of their new neighbor. 7:30 PM CT CBS

21. Two and a Half Men. Zoey wants Walden to shave and cut his hair, and Alan and Lyndsey get back together. 8:00 PM CT CBS

22. Hoarders. A man obsessed a cat collection obsession, and the clutter-filled disaster area of a house cleaner. 8:00 PM CT A&E

23. Fashion Police: 2012 Golden Globe Awards. 8:00 PM CT E!

24. Being Human. Aidan deals with vampires, Josh gets ready to go back to medical school, and Sally sees her powers strengthen. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

25. America’s Money Class with Suze Orman. Topics include must-have documents for a family’s future, how much having a baby really costs, and retirement planning. 8:00 PM CT OWN

26. The Lying Game. Emma, Ethan and Thayer go after a lead, and Laurel is wowed by the large group attending her mother’s charity benefit. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

27. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Cedric just shows up out of the blue to Lisa’s party, uninvited and clearly unwelcomed. And what’s the deal with Kim? She’s all over the place – something is up. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

28. Cake Boss: Next Great Baker. The contestants are tasked with baking heavy metal cakes with pyrotechnics in a boys vs. girls battle. 8:00 PM CT TLC

29. The Layover. Tony travels to London, England to catch up with old chef friends Marco Pierre White and Fergus Henderson. Along the way he picks up a taxidermy treat from a very curious shop, visits his favorite hidden dive bar known only to its eccentric members and wakes up covered in last night’s street food. Tony is no stranger to London but he successfully finds the stranger parts of the city in his short Layover. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

30. Mike & Molly. Zoey wants Walden to shave and cut his hair, and Alan and Lyndsey get back together. 8:30 PM CT CBS

31. Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. Senior citizens punking younger people. 8:30 PM CT NBC

32. Hawaii Five-0. McGarrett is rocked to hear Chin Ho’s news about Joe White, and Danny has to help his ex deliver a baby she goes into labor unexpectedly. 9:00 PM CT CBS

33. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Super-PACs, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, manufacturing being brought back to the US because of increased costs overseas, and “S**t Girls Say.”. 9:00 PM CT NBC

34. Castle The investigation of a woman who turns up dead in her car leads back to one of Castle’s longtime friends, the NYC Mayor. 9:00 PM CT ABC

35. Intervention A homeless man prostitutes himself to finance his meth addiction. 9:00 PM CT A&E

36. Scouted. Erin tries to keep her family’s modeling legacy going strong, and Alwyn finds the modeling life isn’t very easy. Selita Ebanks guest stars. 9:00 PM CT E!

37. Lost Girl. Bo grows up thinking she’s just like everyone else, until she learns something that will change her life. Torn between the life she’s known and what now has become, she’s fighting for her right not to choose but survival might be harder than it seems. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

38. Extreme Clutter. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, and woman and her daughter declutter their home. 9:00 PM CT OWN

39. DC Cupcakes: One Ton Cupcake. The girls want to break the world record for largest cupcake. 9:00 PM CT TLC

40. Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too. The girls go through a series of dares, and Natalie Nunn visits to shake them up a little bit. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

41. It’s a Brad, Brad World. Brad may look like he has it all together these days, but when he sits down with his mother, his emotional past comes into play. Will mom’s advice get Brad through his stress and anxiety or has he taken on too much with his own company? And as Brad’s schedule quickly fills up, it’s time he hires some extra help. Enter Lindsay, Brad’s new assistant. 9:15 PM CT Bravo

42. Conan. Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Merchant, and St. Vincent are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

43. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight are Simon Baker, Elizabeth Banks, and Seal. 10:35 PM CT CBS


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Golden Globe Awards

Ricky Gervais is back hosting the Golden Globe Awards. What movies and TV shows will win this year? Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. NFL Football. AFC Divisional Playoff, Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens. 12:00 PM CT CBS

2.Runaway Bride. Julia Roberts and Richard Gere team up again after their success with Pretty Woman. This time he’s a writer trying to get the story of why this bride always runs out on her wedding day 1:00. PM CT TBS

3. College Basketball. Indiana at Ohio State. 3:00 PM CT CBS

4. Improv-Ice Starring Styx. From Greenville, SC. 3:00 PM CT NBC

5. NFL Football. NFC Divisional Playoff, New York Giants at Green Bay Packers. 3:30 PM CT Fox

6. Failure to Launch. How much do I love Matthew McConaughey? A lot. He’s just goofy as hell, and there’s something about his accent that I just love. He stars as a 35-year-old guy here that really needs to move out of his parents’ house. 5:00 PM CT TBS

7. 60 Minutes. Featured tonight are CEO Andrew Mason, Qatar, and a 13-year-old college student. 7:00 PM CT CBS

8. 2012 Golden Globe Arrivals Special. Carson Daly and Natalie Morales host. 6:00 PM CT NBC

9. America’s Funniest Home Videos. Clips include a little boy discussing plumber pants, work mishaps, and baseball incidents. 6:00 PM CT ABC

10. Undercover Boss. Stephen J. Cloobeck, CEO of Diamond Resorts International, goes undercover inside his company. 7:00 PM CT CBS

11. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Ricky Gervais hosts. 7:00 PM CT CBS

12. Once Upon a Time. Emma tires to find the birth father of two children in the foster system, and the evil queen asks Hansel and Gretel to steal from a blind witch. 7:00 PM CT ABC

13. The Simpsons. Lisa’s social networking site gets her called to trial, and Patty and Selma enter a rowing competition. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. Glam Fairy. Alexa has been asked to create the ad campaign for the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, Briella and Sharie want to throw a fabulous birthday party for her but are quickly at odds over who has the best ideas for the planning and execution of the surprise event, and Jon has signed up the team to help with the city’s beautification project, but everyone is shocked to learn that they will be picking up trash. 7:00 PM CT Style

15. Mob Wives. Renee hunts down Carla for a confrontation, and Drita tries to get on with her life after Lee. 7:00 PM CT VH1

16. The Cleveland Show. Napoleon’s medication makes him resistant to pain, so he picks a fight with a bully, and Kip dates a woman he met online. 7:30 PM CT Fox

17. The Good Wife. Alicia’s client is another lawyer who is in trouble for not revealing the name of a client ho invented a new online currency illegally. 8:00 PM CT CBS

18. Desperate Housewives. Gaby wants Lynette’s help to woo a high stakes company while Carlos is in rehab, Renee wants Bree to have some fun, Susan secretly checks on Alejandro’s family, and Mike finds Ben’s real estate project has some inconsistencies. 8:00 PM CT ABC

19. Family Guy. Brian finds out a blind girl he’s dating hates dogs, and the Griffins put a new staircase in their home. 8:00 PM CT Fox

20. Leverage. The team brings in old friends and frienemies to help bring down Latimer and another enemy from their past. 8:00 PM CT TNT

21. Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain. 8:00 PM CT Comedy Central

22. Oprah’s Next Chapter. Oprah’s guest is Chris Christie. 8:00 PM CT OWN

23. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kandi is still on her quest to lose weight, so Phaedra invites her to an African Dance class. And while dancing may not be Kandi’s forte, she will stop at nothing to shed those extra pounds. And later, the ladies of Atlanta try their best to behave themselves at a dinner party with Kandi’s mother. Even though the housewives would prefer to just ignore one another, Kandi’s mom has a different plan. She is on a mission to mend these broken friendships. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

24. Hoarding: Buried Alive. A psychologist whose hoarding is so bad, millions of roaches are infested in her home. 9:00 PM CT TLC

25. Gator Boys. Paul and Jimmy nab a huge gator, and a gator mama protects her young. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

26. Snapped. An Arizona woman’s husband is found dead, causing her to make a run for the border. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen

27. My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. Bride Danica planned a perfect red-and-white picnic wedding. But she’s having trouble feeling like a true bride without her mom by her side through it all. David steps in and takes this bride on an emotional journey and transforms her “All-American” wedding into something red, white and romantic! 8:00 PM CT WE

28. NBA Basketball. Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

30. American Dad. Professor Koontz makes student love matches with a scantron machine he makes, and Don’s family is interested in Deb. 8:30 PM CT Fox

31. Pan Am. Although Dean is picked to fly the first commercial flight into Moscow, a more experienced pilot takes over at the last minute, Kate helps when two stewardesses are mistaken for spies, and Congressman Rawlings tries to figure out who wrote the story about him. 9:00 PM CT ABC

32. Kourtney & Kim Take New York. Frustrated with her relationship, Kim takes it out on her family, and Khloe tries to help Scott and Kourtney with their sleeping arrangements. 9:00 PM CT E!

33. Oprah Presents Master Class. The guest tonight is Goldie Hawn. 9:00 PM CT OWN

34. Chef Roblé & Co. Chef Roblé caters a 60th wedding anniversary and competes with a connected party website’s founder. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

35. Finding Bigfoot. The team investigates suspicious howls in Minnesota. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

36. Hell on Wheels. Cullen’s new life on the railroad is put in jeopardy when he is forced to choose between his past and his future. 9:00 PM CT AMC

37. Angry Boys. In the first half hour, Daniel is jealous when his mom asks a boy to make friends with Nathan, Jen explain Tim’s diet and fitness routine, and S.mous and his girlfriend record a song. In the second half hour, Daniel has a party when his mom leaves town, Blake starts a surf camp, and Gran insults an inmate. 9:00 PM CT HBO

38. House of Lies. Marty and The Pod head to Phoenix to clean up sports franchise’s mess that the owners created. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

39. Californication. Hank takes a pass on writing a new movie, so Sam sets up a meeting for him with Peter Berg. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

40. E! After Party: The 2012 Golden Globe Awards. Don’t feel done after watching the awards? Watch the after-party. 10:00 PM CT E!


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – The Tim Tebow Show

Could I hear the name Tim Tebow any more in the past few weeks? (Said in my best Chandler Bing voice) Seriously, love him or hate him, his name is big right now, and if he finds a way to make it to the Super Bowl, I don’t think we’ll hear the end of it. Could he someday be bigger than the Broncos’ most famous QB, John Elway?


1. College Basketball. Connecticut at Notre Dame. 10:00 AM CT ESPN2

2. College Football. Kentucky at Tennessee. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

3. NHL Hockey. Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings. 11:30 AM CT NBC

4. College Basketball. Texas at Missouri. 12:00 PM CT ESPN2

5. 17 Again. The story’s somewhat common to movies, but is still a fun one, nonetheless. Matthew Perry plays a middle-aged guy who gets a chance to go back to his teenage years when he was the golden boy, before everything began to fall apart. 12:45 PM CT TBS

6. College Football. North Carolina at Florida State. 1:00 PM CT ESPN

7. Running. Olympic Marathon Trials from Houston. 2:00 PM CT NBC

8. College Basketball. Oklahoma State at Baylor. 2:00 PM CT ESPN2

9. College Basketball. Oregon at Arizona. 2:30 PM CT CBS

10. NFL Football. NFC Divisional Playoff, New Orleans Saints at San Francisco 49ers. 3:30 PM CT Fox

11. Purina Incredible Dog Challenge Finals. From St. Louis. For more information see Dog Lovers. 4:00 PM CT NBC

12. Mrs. Doubtfire. This is fun no matter how many times you’ve seen it. 5:00 PM CT ABC Family

13. NFL Football. AFC Divisional Playoff: Denver Broncos at New England Patriots. 7:00 PM CT CBS

14. Cops. In the first half hour, a high-speed car chase leads to a fiery crash, a cop front a couple being lewd on a neighbor’s lawn, and a father and son have a fight. In the second half hour, another high-speed car chase leads to a stolen vehicle charge, a man is accused of using a BB gun to assault his girlfriend, and a drunk driver. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. A Taste of Romance. Teri Polo portrays the uptight French chef Sara, who has reason to grow even more irritated when her upscale eatery Chez Varenne suddenly finds it has to compete with a new kid on the block, The Five Alarm Grill. It moves in next-door, headed by the handsome former firefighter Gill (James Patrick Stuart) and his pal. Sara also meets Gill’s 10-year-old daughter Hannah, to whom she takes an immediate big-sister attitude after learning the girl is growing up without a mother — just like she did! 7:00 PM CT Hallmark Channel

15. My Cat from Hell. A bengal cat comes between two friends, and another sneaks into a neighbor’s apartment. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

16. The 2012 Miss America Pageant. Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke-Charvet host fro Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. 8:00 PM CT ABC

17. Pit Boss. An abandoned car holds a trapped puppy, and Shorty’s new employees are thrust into a deadly situation during a graveyard rescue. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

18. Jumping the Broom. A whirlwind courtship headed down the aisle sees its first trouble when the parents from both sides couldn’t be more different. 8:00 PM CT Starz

19. 20/20 on TLC. The TV Series Dexter inspires two stories of hidden identity. 9:00 PM CT TLC

20. Pit Bulls and Parolees. A group of roommates who have extreme lifestyles want a pit bull, and Tia rescues a mastiff that was abandoned. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

21. NBA Basketball. Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

22. Saturday Night Live. Daniel Radcliffe guest hosts, and Lana Del Rey is the musical guest. 9:30 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – 30 Rock and Rob

A few weeks after the new year, the networks are finally getting in gear getting TV back on the air in full force. 30 Rock had a bit of a delay and missed the fall premiere season due to Tina Fey’s pregnancy, but will be back on tonight. Additionally, Rob Schneider premieres his heavily-promoted new series, Rob, tonight. Catch up with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.


1. Live! With Kelly. Jesse Palmer guest cohosts, with Dolly Parton and Miranda Cosgrove as guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. The Green Hornet A newly svelte Seth Rogen stars as the spoiled playboy who takes over the company after his father’s death and secretly becomes a crimefighter trying to create headlines. 10:35 AM CT Starz

3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Meryl Streep, Ricky Gervais, and Snow Patrol. Syndicated, check local listings.

4. The Happening. Mark Wahlberg stars as a high school science teacher escaping an illness that is attacking the popular of the country along with his wife, John Leguizamo, and Leguizamo’s daughter. 4:00 PM CT Fox Movie Channel

5. College Basketball. Wisconsin at Perdue. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

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

7. The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon upsets Amy when he’s not impressed with her accomplishment, and Howard has a difficult time with Bernadette not enjoying children. 7:00 PM CT CBS

8. 30 Rock. Series return. Jack has questions about the family value of the new talent competition on the network, Trace gets upset when he’s not able to upset Liz, and Kenneth gets ready for the Rapture. 7:00 PM CT NBC

9. Wipeout. Obstacles include Snowboard Half Pipe, the Snow Boot, and Avalanche Alley. 7:00 PM CT ABC

10. The Vampire Diaries. elena, Bonnie, and Matt host a party for Caroline, Damon and Stefan disagree on how to deal with Klaus, Bonnie finds out about Jeremy’s plans, and Tyler refuses the latest demand of Klaus. 7:00 PM CT CW

11. Bones. elena, A national monument shows a cryptic message written in human blood, the team conducts a scavenger hunt, and Brennan and Booth look for the perfect family home. 7:00 PM CT Fox

12. NBA Basketball. New York Knicks at Memphis Grizzlies. 7:00 PM CT TNT

13. When Vacations Attack! A snowboarder with a helmet camera falls face first in a tree-well 20 feet deep, and now he’s upside down, slowly being suffocated by the snow. Then, a day of summer fun on a rope swing flips a young man’s life upside down when his foot snags in the rope, and he smashes into the rocks headfirst. And a family fishing turns tragic when a giant marlin jumps the boat and stabs a fisherman’s son in the throat. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

14. Rob. Series Premiere. Rob meets his Mexican-American in-laws for the first time. 7:30 PM CT CBS

15. Parks and Recreation. Leslie wants help staging an event, Ben finds a new hobby, and April and Andy get a new pet. 7:30 PM CT NBC

16. Person of Interest. Finch investigates a busybody building super, and Detective Carter’s pursuit of Reese and Finch could finally prove fruitful. 8:00 PM CT CBS

17. The Office. Andy gets everyone involved in a trivia contest, and Dwight looks for job opportunities at Sabre headquarters. 8:00 PM CT NBC

18. Grey’s Anatomy. The doctors group into two teams to perform surgery on conjoined twins, Bailey puts Meredith in the middle of her and Ben, Alex learns a difficult lesson, and Teddy asks Cristina about Henry’s surgery. 8:00 PM CT ABC

19. The Secret Circle. Cassie gets help from Adam looking into her dad’s past, Ethan chaperones the school dance to be a better dad, and Faye has scary results when she tries to gain individual power. 8:00 PM CT CW

20. Grey’s Anatomy. An Iraq vet helps a teenager find his missing dad, a military pilot vanishes while on a mission, and Leo and Walter keep their eye on a paroled teenager. 8:00 PM CT Fox

21. The First 48. “Update Special: Loose Ends” 8:00 PM CT A&E

22. World’s Dumbest … World’s Dumbest Hillbillies 3 includes lawnmower racers, DIY dentists, and amateur tattoo removal. 8:00 PM CT truTV

23. NY Ink. Ami lets Billy try an elaborate tattoo, risque photos of Megan cause problems, Tila Tequila wants to honor her parents and stops by the shop. 8:00 PM CT TLC

24. Project Runway All Stars. The designers get 24 hours to make ball gowns for an evening at the opera. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

25. Braxton Family Values. Trina admits she had an affair, Tamar and Toni have an argument, and Evelyn stages an intervention for the girls. 8:00 PM CT WE

26. College Basketball. Virginia at Duke. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

27. College Basketball. Tennessee at Mississippi State. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

28. Up Al Night. A New Year’s Eve game night has Reagan embarrassing Chris with her competitiveness, Kevin believes Ava is embarrassed of him, and Missy brings an unexpected date. 8:30 PM CT NBC

29. The Mentalist. Jane and the others try to find the killer of a divorce attorney amongst many suspects, and Jane answers questions about the involvement of Red John in Panzer’s murder. 9:00 PM CT CBS

30. The Firm. Mitch defends the son of his new firm’s partner in a murder charge, Mitch starts work on the Sarah Holt case, and he begins to realize why Kinross & Grant hired him. 9:00 PM CT NBC

31. Private Practice. Pete, Violet, Sam, and Addison get used to their new lives, Addison has second thoughts on wanting a baby, Violet considers dating a paramedic, Sam and Pete have a guys’ night out, and Amelia finds out a secret about Mason’s mom. 9:00 PM CT ABC

32. Beyond Scared Straight. A trio of female troublemakers who go by the moniker of the Three Musketeers go behind bars to learn important lessons. 9:00 PM CT A&E

32. Impractical Jokers. Massaging people at the beach, broadcasting the new from Times Square, and teaching a karate class. 9:00 PM CT truTV

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

34. Jersey Shore. Vinny thinks about leaving the Shore, and Snooki has a fight with Jionni. 9:00 PM CT MTV

35. NBA Basketball. Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors. 9:30 PM CT TNT

36. Conan. Ricky Gervais, Wladimir Klitschko, and James Durbin are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

37. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tonight’s guests are Gerard Butler, Betty White, and Ledisi. 10:00 PM CT CBS


What’s Hot on TV Tonight – People’s Choice Awards

Just looking over the categories of tonight’s People’s Choice Awards, I feel like they are beginning to meld with the easier style of the MTV Awards. Not that I disagree with doing that, as that’s more what people really care about, but the only categories that seem to be missing are Best Screen Couple and Best Kiss. Regardless, I have my DVR set. It’s an awards show that I won’t have to forward through most of it. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. Live! With Kelly. Boomer Esiason cohosts, and Jane Krakowski, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, and Dr. Melnia Jampolis are the today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat. A live action film of the classic story of the cat who comes in and helps a pair of siblings who are bored at home. Mike Myers, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, Kelly Preston, and Sean Hayes star. 9:30 AM CT HBO

3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are James Spader, Drew Brees, and Mike O’Malley. Syndicated, check local listings.

4. 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. 3:00 PM CT WMax


5. College Basketball. Syracuse at Villanova. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

6. Whitney. Alex refuses to give Whitney the password to his phone, upsetting her, She finds him in an awkward position, and Lily is nervous about her new living arrangement. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. The Middle. Frank wants the family to start celebrating more milestones after Aunt Ginny’s funeral. Brick loses his school project to Axl’s appetite, and Sue finds out a boy at school likes her. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. One Tree Hill. Brooke, Julian, Haley, and Nathan adjust to having new responsibilities, and Clay and Quinn run into a mysterious problem. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. NBA Basketball. Dallas Mavericks at Boston Celtics. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

10. Are You There, Chelsea? Series Premiere. Following a DUI, Chelsea and her best friend look for a third roommate and a place to live closer to where she works. Chelsea’s pregnant sister has concerns that she can’t depend on her. 7:30 PM CT NBC

11. Suburgatory. Tessa is asked to show a new student around, Lisa becomes infatuated, and George takes another look at his relationship with Dallas. 7:30 PM CT ABC

12. People’s Choice Awards 2012. Kaley Cuoco hosts from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. 7:30 PM CT CBS

13. Harry’s Law. Harry’s client has been housing a gorilla, While Adam and Cassie represent a woman who fights crime pretending to be a superhero. 8:00 PM CT NBC

14. Modern Family. Claire and Jay compete as they take over the kids’ school projects, Phil wants Haley and Gloria to help with a presentation, and Mitch and Cam meet prospective birth mothers. 8:00 PM CT ABC

15. Mobbed. A woman uses a flash mob to reveal a secret to her family. 8:00 PM CT Fox

16. Ghost Hunters. Season Premiere. Dave and Steve set up the EM Pod on the 2nd floor which is used to detect electromagnetic radiation and what the team uses to monitor the presences of the paranormal. The team continues the investigation on the first floor, when suddenly they hear the EM Pod trigger off, notifying the team of activity in that original area. Soon after, both Dave and Steve notice sounds of footsteps walking across the second floor and this time the EM Pod starts going off very intensely. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

17. I Cloned My Pet. People who clone their dogs so as not to have to say goodbye to them when they die. 8:00 PM CT TLC

18. Amazing Eats. “Pork-A-Palooza.” 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

19. College Basketball. Texas A&M at Texas. 8:00 PM CT ESPN2

20. Happy Endings. David dad visits with his new girlfriend, who happens to be Penny’s mom. Alex gets a parrot and is convinced a Chinese restaurant is really a front for a brothel. Michael McKean and Megan Mullally guest star. 8:30 PM CT ABC

21. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. An actress is raped during a theater production. 9:00 PM CT NBC

22. Revenge. An author with ties to the Graysons and Clarkes is targeted by Emily, Conrad shows he’s wiling to play dirty in the divorce, and a shocking revelation changes everything. 9:00 PM CT ABC

23. Dog the Bounty Hunter. Dog helps another bondsman set a trap to catch a Colorado ladies man. 9:00 PM CT A&E

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

25. Hot in Cleveland. Joy and Elka help black rhinos by being forced to live at the Cleveland Zoo, and Victoria goes out with a janitor, while Melanie dates a senator, 9:00 PM CT TVLand

26. Face Off. Season Premiere. It’s men vs. women, and teams are tasked to recreate characters from the Wizard of Oz. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

27. Top Chef: Texas. The contestants group into teams to conceive a restaurant from scratch, and Hugh Acheson and Emeril Lagasse appear as guest judges. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

28. Toddlers & Tiaras. Makenzie goes up against sisters, as well as Hailey, who gets trained by a professional drag queen. 9:00 PM CT TLC

29. The Exes. Phil meets a non-English speaking lingerie model, Holly tries to erase her bad first impression with a good-looking neighbor, and Haskell purchases a coffin. 9:30 PM CT TVLand

30. NBA Basketball. Miami Heat at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

31. Conan. Jack McBrayer and CY Young winner Justin Verlander are the guests tonight. 10:35 PM CT TBS

32. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight include Dolly Parton and Alan Zweibel. 10:35 PM CT CBS

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Season 2 of Dance Moms

While they don’t seem to be a match for the pageant moms, the Dance Moms can still be quite the stage moms. And let me just say, having my daughter in dance for the past ten years … yeah. Season 2 premieres tonight on Lifetime. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links. 

1. Live! With Kelly. Kate Beckinsale and Laura Prepon are today’s guests, and Carl Edwards guest hosts. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Bye Bye, Love. Three divorced dads try to manage it with their exes, new girlfriends, and kids. 12:00 PM CT Fox Movie Channel/p>

3. Arthur. A remake with Russell Brand taking on the Dudley Moore role of the rich irresponsible playboy, and Helen Mirren in John Gielgud’s role. 1:30 PM CT HBO

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Woody Harrelson, Joshua Jackson, and the survivors and heroes of the Utah River Rescue are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. College Basketball. Georgia at Florida. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

6. NCIS. The team investigates when a Navy lieutenant’s body is found at a construction site, and Ziva considers her future. 7:00 PM CT CBS

7. The Biggest Loser. The Losers compete in a poker pop challenge and have an educational trip to the grocery store. 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. Last Man Standing. Mike finds out that Ed hired his daughter to take his position as the Outdoor Man’s marketing consultant, and Mike and Eve take in a stray. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. Switched at Birth. Melody is still not supportive of Bay and Emmett’s relationship, and Daphne considers playing for the Carlton basketball team’s rival. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

10. Texas Multi Mamas. Melody is still not supportive of Bay and Emmett’s relationship, and Daphne considers playing for the Carlton basketball team’s rival. 7:00 PM CT WE

11. NBA Basketball. Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves. 7:00 PM CT NBA TV

12. Work It. The guys try out sales and find Lee’s experience is no match for Angel’s flirting. 7:30 PM CT ABC

13. NCIS: Los Angeles. The team search for the person behind an ambush on Jada Khaled to save her and the case, and Sam has to face her for the first time after Sudan. 8:00 PM CT CBS

14. Celebrity Wife Swap. The fiancée of Flava-Flav and Dee Snider’s wife switch lives for a week. 8:00 PM CT ABC

15. Jane by Design. Nick asks Jane to the Winter Formal, and she’s thrilled, until she find out the event is the same night as an important company preview party. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

16. Hidden City. Marcus Sakey spotlights the colorful past of San Francisco, founded in a gold rush, and that independent, entrepreneurial spirit remains part of the city’s character. He investigates three crimes in San Francisco’s history: The Committee of Vigilance, The Zodiac Killer, and The Murder of Harvey Milk. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

17. Dance Moms. SEason premiere. Abby holds an open audition, Holly is forced to miss Nia’s rehearsals and competitions because of her work schedule, and Abby has to come to terms with Chloe’s burgeoning success. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

18. College Basketball. Ohio State at Illinois. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

19. Unforgettable. The suspect in a college student’s death makes a dangerous move that could outwit Carrie’s memory. 9:00 PM CT CBS

20. Parenthood. Crosby gets upset when a newspaper article on the Luncheonette is more about Adam, Amber tries to find her place, Sarah has a difficult time with the thought of having a baby, and Julia and Joel get an important document. 9:00 PM CT NBC

21. Body of Proof. An undercover cop’s execution at a truck stop is investigated. 9:00 PM CT ABC

22. Tabatha Takes Over. Tabatha’s back, and her first client is the owner of Jungle Red Salon… and “jungle” is putting it lightly. You have to walk through cob webs and dust piles just to get to the manicure station. As if this isn’t bad enough, Tabatha finds out that once the salon’s doors close, the space doubles as the owner’s home. Jungle Red isn’t in any condition to be a salon, let alone someone’s home! Tabatha doesn’t have to look very far to realize that this salon is in need of some serious help. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

23. 24 Hour Catwalk. “Active Wear.” 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

24. Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood. “The Pregnancy Police.” 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

25. Teen Mom 2. 9:00 PM CT MTV

26. NBA Basketball. Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Lakers. 9:30 PM CT NBA TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – The Bachelor, Episode 2

When anticipating watching The Bachelor tonight, I tried to remember some of the women from last week, and I’m having a hard time remembering any of them, other than the two that were obviously more into each other, with one of them being one that was giving another one of the women a hard time. They just don’t have a lot of women that stand out. Had the ploy of bringing a 70-year-old woman in stuck, and had she actually been their for Ben, and not just to introduce her granddaughter to him, it would be more interesting. Hopefully the action on the show will heat up tonight. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links. 

1. The View. Roxanna Green and Herman Cain are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. Premonition. This thriller stars Sandra Bulllock as a woman whose husband dies, and the next morning she wakes up to find it was all a dream. The following morning she wakes up to find that was a dream, and he really did die, and so on. 10:30 AM CT The FX

3. Ice Age. Manny, Sid, and Diego are prehistoric animals trying to rescue baby. Ray Romano, Denis Leary, and John Leguizamo provide voices. The best parts of the movie are the efforts of the irritated squirrel as he tries to get to an acorn. 2:00 PM CT HBO Family

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today are Kelly Osbourne, L.S. Count Sheriff’s Deputy Shervin Lalezary, Nolan Gould, and Gavin DeGraw. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. NBA Basketball. Charlotte Bobcats at New York Knicks. 6:30 PM CT NBA TV

6. Who’s Still Standing. A teacher from Ventura, Califiornia, faces off against ten strangers in a battle of trivia. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. The Bachelor. Two women go on one-on-one dates to Ben’s hometown, and twelve others go on a group date and try out for a child-written community theater production. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. Pretty Little Liars. The girls discover that “A” has a helper who could be closer than they think. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family

9. The Mortified Sessions. Former teen heartthrob, Ricky Schroder sits down with host David Nadelberg to discuss his unconventional coming-of-age. In a deeply emotional episode, Schroder opens up about his family, discusses the highs and lows of life spent growing up in the spotlight, and shares a touching story about his wife who amazingly penned a diary entry at 12 years old – six years prior to meeting Schroder – about her dream of him. Find out more on the show’s Facebook page. 7:00 PM CT Sundance

10. College Football. 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship from New Orleans. Alabama vs. LSU. 7:30 PM CT ESPN

11. Fear Factor. The stunts include being locked in an underwater cage, eating a lunchbox filled up with roaches and grasshoppers, and retrieving flags while jumping between a bus and a car. 8:00 PM CT NBC

12. Hoarders. The death of her two sons increases a woman’s hoarding, and a former maitre d’ hoards items from clearance sales. 8:00 PM CT A&E

13. America’s Money Class with Suze Orman. Topics include erasing your debt forever, home-buying, and losing your home. 8:00 PM CT OWN

14. The Lying Game. Emma heads to her dad’s alma mater, and Char’s mom has another situation with her drinking. 8:00 PM CT ABC Family

15. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Kim and her new boyfriend arrive in Hawaii, and Kyle confronts her about her behavior. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

16. Cake Boss: Next Great Baker. The contestants create an off-beat wedding cake for a bridezilla. 8:00 PM CT TLC

17. The Layover. San Francisco is known for being a crunchy, vegan card toting haven for tree hugging grass eaters, Tony discovers, with help from Chef friends Danny Bowien and Chris Consentino, that the City by the Bay is actually a “bare knuckled two fisted drinking town,” where you can get a great meal of raw juicy meat for under 20 dollars. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

18. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Mitt Romney’s Mexican roots, a family trying to make a difference in Haiti, a preview of Rick Riordan’s “The Kane Chronicles” conclusion, and George Clooney. 9:00 PM CT NBC

19. Castle A twist in Castle and Beckett’s investigation of a playboy’s death could disrupt Ryan’s wedding. 9:00 PM CT ABC

20. Intervention A woman is led to a heroin addiction and a life on the streets after her mother’s suicide attempt. 9:00 PM CT A&E

21. Scouted. Marissa isn’t sure she’s up for the challenge, while Hallie isn’t sure she is ready to leave her full-time modeling studies behind. 9:00 PM CT E!

22. Extreme Clutter. A shopoholic’s habit leads to clutter and debt for her family. 9:00 PM CT OWN

23. It’s a Brad, Brad World. Brad gets to New York City, gets a personal assistant, works on a Gilt Groupe shoot, and lends his ideas for a photo shoot to Details Magazine. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

24. Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too. The guys buy jewelry for the girls, Judi’s insecurities get to her, and John tries playing mind games with Sydney. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

25. Conan. David Cross, Seth Green, and Gavin DeGraw are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

26. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight are Janet Jackson, Larry the Cable Guy, and Eli Young Band. 10:35 PM CT NBC