Category Archives: What’s Hot on TV

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Dancing With the Stars Final 5

I never would have thought Nancy Grace would still be there at final five. The others I would have figured would be there. It’s probable that Nancy Grace will go home tonight, but I’ll go ahead and say it. I think Nancy is better than Hope Strong, and I don’t care what Maks says. Will she prove me wrong tonight? Catch up on other TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The View. Christina Applegate, Robin Roberts, and Dr. Jennifer Ashton are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. She’s Out of My League. A young guy who seems to only become great friends with the women in his life, with his friends creating the term “Moodle” for him, gets together with a woman so great, no one else believes it, including him. 10:40 AM CT HBO Zone

3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Kate Walsh, Freida Pinto, and YouTube dancers Shalyssa Medrano and Josh Ulep are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

4. Top Gun. Tom Cruise really loved Kelly McGillis here, but he didn’t have to jump on couches to prove it. Have you heard they’re going to do a sequel? 4:30 PM CT AMC

5. How I Met Your Mother. The gang reflects back on events from the time of Hurricane Irene, and Barney tries to escape having to wear a ducky tie. 7:00 PM CT CBS

6. Sing Off. The groups perform rock class songs and country songs. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. Dancing with the Stars. The celebrities and their professional partners perform a regular dance as well as an “instant dance.” 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. Gossip Girls. A spot in the royal bridal party has Blair’s former minions and Charlie competing, Nate wants to make Diana jealous, and Serena’s boss continues fight to get the film rights for Dan’s book. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. Terra Nova. The colony’s technology is knocked out thanks to a meteor, Maddy and Reynolds are stuck in the wilderness, and Taylor attempts to stop a Sixers invasion. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. Oprah’s Lifeclass. The focus is on learning that love doesn’t have to hurt. 7:00 PM CT OWN

11. Basketball Wives LA. The wives confront Jackie about her backstabbing. 7:00 PM CT VH1

12. Love Lust. Gooey mac ‘n’ cheese, crispy fried chicken, a juicy hamburger … some foods make you yearn for mama’s cooking. For good times or bad, there’s nothing like comfort food to make us feel just right. Get the – not so – skinny on why we crave these dishes and how they define us both as individuals and a nation. 7:00 PM CT Sundance

13. 2 Broke Girls. Max and Caroline accept a job cleaning the apartment of a hoarder, and Max finds out Johnny has a secret. 7:30 PM CT CBS

14. NFL Football. Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles. 7:30 PM CT ESPN

15. Two and a Half Men. Walden redecorates the beach house, making Alan extremely emotional. 8:00 PM CT CBS

16. Hart of Dixie. Zoe accidentally hits a man with her car, causing her to make a chilling discovery. Lavon gets in the middle of Lemon and George trying to buy their dream home, and Zoe’s mom works on making amends. 8:00 PM CT CW

17. House. A patients family and community hear him confess his dark secrets, possibly preventing him from getting lifesaving medical treatment, Chase and Taub join the team again, and Taub has difficulties balancing work and fatherhood. 8:00 PM CT Fox

18. Scare Tactics. A young woman is helping a guy conduct an experiment on a specimen. As gas starts to fill the room in front of them that they can see through glass, they realize there’s someone in the room. The victim starts to scream for them to shut it off and appears as if the gas is taking an effect on him. They go to help him, but the man conducting the experiment turns out to have plans of his own and locks both the young woman and victim inside, and kicks on the gas once again. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

19. Hoarders. A woman hoards in her friend’s home, and a man’s home is still an eyesore after being destroyed by arson. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

20. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The reasons behind Kim’s erratic behavior is revealed. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

21. Vanguard. Ten years after 9/11, the fear of future terrorist attacks paired with the growing number of Muslims living across Europe and America has given birth to an aggressive new network of anti-Muslim activists who believe Western civilization is under attack. Adam Yamaguchi travels to the UK, where he meets the charismatic leader of the English Defence League and follows them on their most provocative street protest to date; and then he returns to the States, to show how some similar groups are teaching Americans to fear their Muslim neighbors. Fueled by fear, these organizations are determined to try to stop the spread of Islam. 8:00 PM CT Current

22. Lottery Changed My Life. A California Lottery winner gets engaged and plans the wedding of a lifetime. 8:00 PM CT TLC

23. The Bad Girls Club. Perez Hilton hosts the reunion of the season 7 cast. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen

24. Bored to Death. Jonathan and George see a “friendship” counselor (Sara Silverman). George begins taking singing lessons from a delightful pothead named Josephine (Mary Steenburgen). Jonathan attempts to win back George’s affection. Ray becomes irresistible to women. 8:00 PM CT HBO

25. Mike & Molly. Carl tries to get a date with an attractive woman he meets at the diner. Holly Robinson Peete guest stars. 8:30 PM CT CBS

26. Kitchen Crashers. A young Las Vegas couple has a kitchen that had enough problems before a parrot decided to eat the flooring. The space is old and dated, the faucet is taped into place, the cabinets are peeling and the floor is ruined. But after demolition, this kitchen gets a complete makeover, starting with the floors and including cabinets, countertops, a sink, faucet, amazing new window coverings and lighting. The main attraction, however, is a custom-made kitchen island with wood inlays. 8:30 PM CT DIY

27. Enlightened. Amy tries to get others interested in a work-related woman’s group. 8:30 PM CT HBO

28. Hawaii Five-0. A plane crash investigation reveals the customs agent was dead before takeoff, and Danny takes care of an orphaned dog. 9:00 PM CT CBS

29. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Greece’s impact on the world economy a woman had been sterilized at the age of 13, and Tina Fey. 9:00 PM CT NBC

30. Castle. Suspects from New York and Atlantic City emerge after a casino owner is murdered in a warehouse, and Castle throws a bachelor party for Ryan during the investigation. 9:00 PM CT ABC

31. Monster In-Laws. In the first half hour, a mother-in-law’s comments about her daughter’s husband has an affect on their marriage. In the second half hour, a woman is fed up with her mother-in-law not respecting her choice to raise her kids as vegetarians. 9:00 PM CT A&E

32. Cake Boss Tide requisitions a washing machine cake, a couple asks for a gender reveal cake, and Lisa is going nuts with the vow renewal secrets. 9:00 PM CT TLC

32. Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas. A massive audience sees Katie and her former dance team perform. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

33. How Do I Look? Abb’s style is holding her back from her dreams of being a broadcaster. 9:00 PM CT Style

34. Conan. Adam SAndler, Christina Tosi, and Joe Jonas are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

35. Urban Legends. A man named Victor learns that life can sometimes be stranger than fiction. Back in 2004 he became a lawyer and was working a ton of hours which left him with a non-existent social life outside of a few work buddies. He then one day is contacted to befriend a girl named Carla online. He’s usually cautious on his computer, but he accepts anyways and they hit it off. After much discussion online, they decide to make their online relationship personal and make plans to meet. 10:00 PM CT Syfy

36. Clean House New York. Briella is one fed-up daughter who is sick of hiding her home from her friends. Briella’s mother, Dorothy, had to go without the “extras” when she was young, so when she started making her own money as an adult, she would buy whatever she wanted. While Dorothy realizes that she has a problem getting rid of things, she also prides herself on having an abundance of things and being able to gift people whenever they need it. Throughout their marriage, Michael has been the dutiful husband and father, looking the other way to avoid arguments. 10:00 PM CT Style

37. Late Show with David Letterman. The guests tonight include Melissa McCarthy, Anthony Bourdain, and Joan Baez and Kris Kristofferson. 10:00 PM CT CBS

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Mistletoe Over Manhattan

Hallmark Channel is really putting a hard press out there with the holiday season. Still in the first week of November, they air Mistletoe Over Manhattan, the second holiday movie in as many days. Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. NFL Football. New York Jets at Buffalo Bills. 12:00 PM CT CBS

2. NFL Football. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints. 12:00 PM CT Fox

3. New York City Marathon. 1:00 PM CT NBC

4. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup. AAA Texas 500 from TExas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. 2:00 PM CT ESPN

5. NFL Football. Green Bay Packers at San Diego Charges. 3:00 PM CT Fox

6. 60 Minutes.An interview with Jack Abramoff, a program with a goal of helping veterans lead better lives, and university president Freeman Hrabowski. 6:00 PM CT CBS

7. Different Is the New Normal: Living a Life with Tourette’s.A 17-year-old with Tourette’s Syndrome is the focus of this documentary trying to raise awareness about Tourette’s. 6:00 PM CT CBS

8. The Amazing Race. A team is delayed in Malawi because of a puzzling roadblock, and the possibility of sabotaging others is raised among the racers. 7:00 PM CT CBS

9. Once Upon a Time. Emma convinces Mary Margaret into reading to an unidentified coma patient, and Prince Charming and Snow White have their first meeting. 7:00 PM CT ABC

10. The Simpsons. Bart’s mechanical baby seal overshadows Lisa’s science fair project, and Homer’s new assistant steals his job from underneath him. 7:00 PM CT Fox

11. Mistletoe Over Manhattan. Ms. Claus returns to New York City, where she and Nick fell in love, wanting to recapture some Christmas spirit to prevent him from retiring. 7:00 PM CT Hallmark Channel

12. Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar. A look at how Susan Boyle’s life has changed after her success on reality TV. 7:00 PM CT TLC

13. When Vacations Attack. A trip to an alligator farm goes badly for a family, a dirt bike race becomes life-threatening, and skydiving ends up bien ga bad experience for someone 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

14. Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind. A look inside will.i.am’s life. 7:00 PM CT OWN

12. Bridezillas. In the first hour, some of the better Bridezilla and Momzilla moments. In the second hour, Johanne rips her house apart, and Daphne doesn’t do well with decision-making. 7:00 PM CT WE TV

13. Glam Fairy. A drag queen group called WERQ is in need of some fairy help. They want an explosive new look for an upcoming performance so they can catch the attention of a talent scout. However their diva needs are worse than a bridezilla, and Alexa is completely caught off-guard when the first makeup and hair trial ends badly. Meanwhile, A2 wants to get her fairy wings so she sets out to impress Alexa by showing her that she is a capable makeup artist. 7:00 PM CT Style Network

14. Tough Love: Miami. The women learn about dating dealbreakers. 7:00 PM CT VH1

18. NFL Football. Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers. 7:15 PM CT NBC

19. Allen Gregory. Principal Gottlieb becomes the subject of a sex tape scandal, thanks to Allen, and Jeremy and Richard try making Julie look cool. 7:30 PM CT Fox

20. The Good Wife. Alicia is forced by the Treasury Department to report on a client, and Peter investigates Will’s past wrongs. 8:00 PM CT CBS

21. Desperate Housewives. Bree finds out who dug up Gaby’s stepdad and is shocked, Lynette lies about Tom’s new girlfriend to Penny, Gaby and Carlos try to get Lee and Bob to change their opinions about Juanita and Celia, and Susan works on improving her art to impress her instructor. 8:00 PM CT ABC

22. Family Guy. Ryan Reynolds becomes enamored with Peter when he visits Quahog, and Stewie takes the family car for a drive, landing him in hot water. 8:00 PM CT Fox

23. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Kandi goes in a different direction from her music career, Cynthia tries to get people interested in her modeling school, and Kim gets ready to move into a luxury home. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

24. Sister Wives.A Utah couple visits, and the Browns answer questions regarding their lifestyle. 8:00 PM CT TLC

25. Bridezillas.Johanne’s bachelorette outing with her family and friends turns into a full-scale food fight. Meanwhile, Bridezilla Cristal doesn’t shy away from confrontation, stooping as low as to unleash her rage on an unsuspecting homeless man asking for spare change. 8:00 PM CT WE TV

26. Wicked Fit. Katie’s dream is to expand the club into a franchise and to have people everywhere think of Katie Boyd’s Miss Fit Club when they think women’s fitness. After learning that one of her clients is defecting to her rival gym because they offer group classes, Katie realizes she needs to add more options for her ever-evolving clientele. She asks Monique, Monica, Markus and her mom to come up with some suggestions for a new class. Meanwhile, Katie meets with her newest client, Farrah Lester, who is looking to tone up her body and tone down the negative press that follows her as wife of a Boston Red Sox player. 8:00 PM CT Style Network

27. Brothers on Call. Licensed contractors and hosts Jon and Terry Wittmaack are challenged to renovate two bedrooms with a horse and gymnast theme for young girls. They also receive a call that their High School football coach needs a new window. 8:00 PM CT DIY

28. The Walking Dead. Shane make a deadly sacrifice, and the group tries to hang on. 8:00 PM CT AMC

29. Boardwalk Empire. While Nucky enlists heavyweight champ Jack Dempsey to promote the wireless broadcast of his upcoming fight, Jimmy faces a decision that could shape the future of Atlantic City. Margaret travels to Brooklyn for a bittersweet reunion with the family she left behind in Ireland. Irked by the arrival of Daugherty’s new federal prosecutor Esther Randolph, Nelson weighs his options as his personal and professional problems converge. Badly in need of support, Lucy visits an old flame for a handout. Owen settles one score, and sets his sights on a new conquest. 8:00 PM CT HBO

30. Dexter. Our hero sets his sights on a new target while Batista and Quinn (especially Quinn) familiarize themselves with Prof. Gellar’s past. 8:00 PM CT Showtime

31. American Dad. Roger is made Steve’s legal guardian, making him overzealous, and Francine and Stan only get disappointment, instead of a visit to the world’s biggest water park. 8:30 PM CT Fox

32. CSI: Miami. The team is stumped when a masked murderer kills a poker player with a high-stakes game in progress. 9:00 PM CT CBS

33. Pan Am. Laura meets an intriguing sailor, and Kate’s government mission gets in the way of her love affair. 9:00 PM CT ABC

34. Kendra. Kendra is in training for an audition for a TV show, with Hank giving some creative encouragement. 9:00 PM CT E!

35. First Look. Novelist Marcus Sakey heads to America’s top cities to look at crimes that shows the character of each location. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

36. Our America with Lisa Ling. Veterans’ lives after returning home. 9:00 PM CT OWN

37. IRT Deadliest Roads. Tim and G.W. participate in Bolivian Cholita wrestling, G.W. is relegated to spotter by Lisa, Tino and Tim go higher into the mountains, ,and Hugh has difficulties with altitude and attitude. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

38. Million Dollar Contractor. Stephen Fanuka is the first contractor ever asked to design and build a room in the prestigious Kips Bay Decorator’s Show House. The eyes of the New York design community are on him as he transforms a boring old laundry room into a futuristic, sci-fi masterpiece. Meanwhile, Fanuka Inc. creates a custom home theater in a client’s Long Island home. 9:00 PM CT DIY

39. Hell on Wheels. Series Premiere. A former confederate looks for vengeance at the transcontinental railroad. 9:00 PM CT AMC

40. Hung. When his shoebox of cash goes missing, Ray goes after the prime suspect: Lenore. His investigation lands him a brand new client named Kyla. Meanwhile, Sandee offers Tanya the opportunity to expand her business. 9:00 PM CT HBO

41. Homeland. Brody faces one of his interrogators in an encounter that has major consequences. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

42. Dirty Soap. Brandon tries to convince Nadia to go up against her mom, Farah’s relationship takes a hit, and Kelly gets back together with an old friend. 9:30 PM CT E!

43. How to Make It in America. Ben and Cam meet with a manufacturer, Rachel goes after an edgy story, and Rosta Monsta incites a protest. 9:30 PM CT HBO

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Love’s Christmas Journey

Christmas? That’s right. Christmas. It’s November, so the Christmas television programming has already started. The Hallmark Channel is always way more on the ball than I am with my shopping. Tonight they start it off with Love’s Christmas Journey, a story they promise will inspire “love, trust and Christmas miracles.”

1. College Football. Texas Tech at Texas. 11:00 AM CT FX

2. College Football. Michigan State at Iowa. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

3. NASCAR Racing: National Series. O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge from Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. 11:55 AM CT ESPN2

4. Freedom Writers. This is an amazing film of an amazing teacher that refused to give up on her inner city students. She taught them the similarities between their plight and that of Anne Frank’s, and through that, inspired them to write in journals of their own. It’s just an amazing story of an educator, played by Hilary Swank. 1:30 PM CT TNT

5. Figure Skating: ISU Grand Prix. Skate Canada International from Mississauga, Ontario. 2:00 PM CT NBC

6. College Football. Army at Air Force. 2:30 PM CT CBS

7. College Football. Purdue at Wisconsin. 2:30 PM CT ABC

8. Horse Racing: Breeders’ Cup. World Championships from Louisville, Kentucky. 2:30 PM CT ESPN

9. Juno. There’s something really enticing about this as it’s how teenagers really are. It’s so … real. Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera, and written by Diablo Cody, it was up for numerous Oscars, and won one for Cody with her very first screenplay. 5:00 PM CT Oxygen

10. College Football. South Carolina at Arkansas. 6:15 PM CT ESPN

11. College Football. LSU at Alabama. 7:00 PM CT CBS

12. College Football. Notre Dame at Wake Forest. 7:00 PM CT ABC

13. Cops. In the first half hour, officers locate a suspect and a bag of drugs under a house, and go after a motorcyclist accused of domestic violence. In the second half hour, a wanted man is found thanks to an anonymous complaint, and officers follow up on a report of kids spray painting an electrical box. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. Love’s Christmas Journey. Inspired by Janette Oke’s award-winning Love Comes Softly book series, the World Premiere is an inspiring tale of love, trust and Christmas miracles starring Sean Astin as the Mayor, Bobby Campo as Erik, Natalie Hall as Ellie King, Dylan Bruce as Deputy Michael Strode, Ryan Wynott as Christopher, Greg Vaughan as Sheriff Aaron Davis, Jada Facer as Annabelle, JoBeth Williams as Mrs. Thompson and Charles Shaughnessy as Mr. Weaver. Ernest Borgnine also stars. 7:00 PM CT Hallmark

15. Dateline: Real Life Mysteries. In the first hour, an unlikely suspect comes forward after a woman finds her husband dead in their barn. In the second hour, it’s father vs. son, husband vs. wife, and brother vs. brother. 7:00 PM CT TLC

16. College Football. Wisconsin at Ohio State. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

17. Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s. Robbie works to keep the business going, and Lil CHarles has to take on some responsibility, when the baby arrives prematurely. 8:00 PM CT OWN

18. The Roommate. A young Midwestern design student arrives in L.A., eager to fit in at college. Her wealthy roommate wants to show her the ropes. After their initial friendship, when Sara begins to find more friends, Rebecca becomes resentful, causing Sara to move in with her boyfriend, and Rebecca to become violent. 8:00 PM CT Starz

19. Saturday Night Live. Charlie Day is guest host, and Maroon 5 the musical guest. 10:30 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Episode 3 of Boss

It’s week three of Kelsey Grammer’s new series, BOSS. I have to admit I like this grittier side to him. He’s proving he’s more than just comedy. In tonight’s episode, his wife is starting to catch on that he’s keeping something from her as he continues to try and balance his terminal disease and being the mayor of one of the largest cities in the country. Catch up on your other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The View. Nick Cannon, Whitney Cummings, Michael Corbett, and Susan Boyle are the guests today. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. Steel Magnolias.  Female friendship of all different ages in a small town Southern beauty salon. The best part of the movie is the cast, with Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts, Daryl Hannah, and Olympia Dukakis. The male cast is good as well with Tom Skerritt, Sam Shepard, and Dylan McDermott. 12:30 PM CT WE TV

3. What About Bob? If you’re looking to be cheered up, this movie does the trick every time, starring Billy Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. 4:45 PM CT HBO Signature

4. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today include Antonio Banderas and Johnny Galecki. Syndicated, check local listings.

5. A Gifted Man. Michael has an encounter with a homeless person who was once his patient, and examines another patient with PTSD. 7:00 PM CT CBS

6. Chuck. Carmichael Industries has stiff competition from a rival security team, and Morgan attempts to adjust to being the intersect, as Chuck takes over the role of being his handler. 7:00 PM CT NBC

7. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The family of a soldier dealing with PTSD gets a home built for them with help from Ty and the team and Glenn Close. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. Nikita. Ryan makes a discovery while in prison and tries alerting Nikita, and Alex comes across someone from her past. 7:00 PM CT CW

9. Kitchen Nightmares. Chef Ramsay lends his help to the Burger Kitchen in L.A. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. Oprah’s Lifeclass. In the first hour, Oprah remembers the time she allowed a housekeeper into a princess for a day. In the second hour, the show goes live as Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant go over highlights. 7:00 PM CT OWN

11. College Football. Central Michigan at Kent State. 7:00 PM CT ESPN2

12. CSI: NY. A npledge master ends up dead in an open grave after a fraternity prank goes badly. 8:00 PM CT CBS

13. Grimm. The investigation into a home invasion introduces Nick and Hank to a family with a barbaric background, and Nick asks Monroe to provide Aunt Marie with protection. 8:00 PM CT NBC

14. Supernatural. Dean and Sam travel to a town with locals who claim to be psychics after some of the locals end up gruesomely murdered. 8:00 PM CT CW

15. Fringe. The return of translucent shapeshifters hastens the threat, causing a former Massive Dynamic scientist to become involved, and Nina Sharp visits Walter in the lab. 8:00 PM CT CW

16. Say Yes to the Dress. In the first half hour, Tamika brings her wedding planner, Ashley wants a princess look, and Sandra chooses an unusual wedding dress. In the second half hour, a bride overcomes great obstacles to get to the salon. 8:00 PM CT TLC

17. College Football. USC at Colorado. 8:00 PM CT ESPN

18. Blue Bloods. A church’s security team on a 911 call injure Jami and Renzulli, and Frank has to deal with the fallout. 9:00 PM CT CBS

19. Dateline NBC. Investigators think a car crash could have been intentional because of text messages found on a cell phone. 9:00 PM CT NBC

20. 20/20. 9:00 PM CT ABC

21. Sanctuary. As Henry and Magnus are discussing some peculiar behavior happening recently, Magnus feels something strange is happening and it’s really big. Suddenly the lights begin to flicker and alarms sound as everyone is told to evacuate. Henry and Magnus want to investigate before exiting, but security warns them they must leave. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

22. Brides of Beverly Hills. A former beauty queen and an interior designer shop for their wedding gowns, and another bride brings along her older brother and colorful wedding party. 9:00 PM CT TLC

23. My Extreme Animal Phobia. Animal phobias include cockroaches, butterflies, and spiders. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

24. The Dead Files. A murdered socialite haunts an historic Montana home. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

25. Oprah’s All-Stars. Oprah’s experts discuss normalcy. 9:00 PM CT OWN

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

27. BOSS. A new political force enters the race with only a few weeks until the primary. When the City Council stands in Kane’s way, Kane and his crew will have to flex their political muscles to stay on top. Meanwhile, Meredith gets some unsettling news that adds to her growing suspicions that her husband’s keeping something from her. 9:00 PM CT Starz

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Marathon Boy

HBO will air the Marathon Boy documentary tonight. This young impoverished 4-year-old boy from India made headlines as he ran numerous marathons and made headlines. Years later, his life isn’t what you might expect from his good start. Catch up with other favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Eddie Murphy and Coldplay are the guests today. Syndicated, check local listings.

2. Love Happens. Aaron Eckhart stars as a self help guru who loses his way when he’s widowed, feeling like a fake, who then finds love again with Jennifer Aniston. 3:30 PM CT HBO

3. Couples Retreat. A bored married couple tries to bring romance back to their marriage by going to a couples retreat, and invite some of their couple friends to join them. Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, and Kristen Bell costar. 5:50 PM CT HBO Zone

4. The Big Bang Theory. Penny and Bernadette shop for wedding dressing without a distraught Amy. 7:00 PM CT CBS

5. Community. To celebrate the Hawthorne Wipes success, Pierce plans to throw a party, but it’s preempted by his dad, and the Air Conditioning Repair Annex and the janitor vie for Tony. 7:00 PM CT NBC

6. Charlie’s Angels. During a search for the extortionist that led to the kidnapping of an artist, the angels find Bosley’s identity has been compromised. 7:00 PM CT ABC

7. The Vampire Diaries. Alaric has difficulties understanding his recent discovery, Rebekah gives up secrets and details about her past, and Damon and Stefan are surprises by an unlikely ally. 7:00 PM CT CW

8. X-Factor. The top 12 is pared down to the top 11. 7:00 PM CT Fox

9. Off Limits. Don explores St. Louis and how it became an industrial powerhouse. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

10. Oprah’s Lifeclass. Oprah and Gayle go back to the 1600s. 7:00 PM CT OWN

11. College Football. Florida State at Boston College. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

12. Rules of Engagement. Jeff is thrill with Audrey’s inability to speak after throat surgery, and Russell tells Timmy he’ll give him a raise if he fires someone. 7:30 PM CT CBS

13. Parks and Recreation. A local group predicts the end of the world, causing the Pawnee residents to contemplate their lives, and Tom wants to have on last party. 7:30 PM CT NBC

14. Marathon Boy. Six years ago, in an impoverished corner of India, an orphanage director and a slum boy captured the imagination of their country. Plucked from obscurity and thrust into the national spotlight, Budhia Singh ran 48 marathons by the age of four, winning thousands of fans and making headlines around the world. But what started as a remarkable rags-to-riches saga morphed into a tale of greed, corruption and broken dreams. 7:00 PM CT HBO

15. Person of Interest. Reese and Finch work on protecting a schoolteacher who witnesses a mob hit. 8:00 PM CT CBS

16. The Office. Dwight installs a device in the office that could lead to people getting fired if they make too many mistakes. 8:00 PM CT NBC

17. Grey’s Anatomy. After a different hospital messes up George O’Malley’s mom’s surgery, she comes to Seattle Grace for help. The residents are inspired by a medical miracle, and Jackson’s suspicions about Mark and Lexie affect work. 8:00 PM CT ABC

18. The Secret Circle. Cassie and gang take a road trip to check on Jane when they become worried about her, and Faye has a forced confrontation with someone from her past. 8:00 PM CT CW

19. Bones. The remains of a woman turn up in a paintball field, and Booth and Brennan adjust to their new life. 8:00 PM CT Fox

20. The First 48. An update on the James Allen case. 8:00 PM CT A&E

21. Project Runway. Tim Gunn goes “Behind the Seams” of the recently-finished season. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

22. Whitney. Mark’s relationship with Alex is hurt by his refusal to recycle a beer can, and Whitney tries to help. 8:30 PM CT NBC

23. The Mentalist. Jan deals iwth a blogger devoted to finding a serial killer. 9:00 PM CT CBS

24. Prime Suspect. While Jane and Duffy are investigating a hotel shooting that ends in a fatality, Jane is bothered by Duffy’s comment’s about Costello. 9:00 PM CT NBC

25. Private Practice. Painful memories of a tragedy affect Charlotte, Amelia continues to lose control, and Addison gets closer to motherhood. 9:00 PM CT ABC

26. Burn Notice. “Damned If You Do.” 9:00 PM CT USA

27. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The gang goes cyber-stalking, and Frank tries to get more business with a viral video. 9:00 PM CT FX

28. Bordertown: Laredo. In the first half hour, a stash house includes guns, cocaine, and a ledger. In the second half hour, Sifuentes gets help from a local prostitution ring to hit the cartel. 9:00 PM CT A&E

29. The Joy Behar Show. Matthew Broderick and Kris Jenner are the guests tonight. 9:00 PM CT HLN

30. Cellblock 6: Female Lock Up. Jail life causes a woman to crack under pressure, a pregnant woman gets into a jailhouse brawl, and a heroin addict wishes to stay in jail. 9:00 PM CT TLC

31. Project Accessory. The designers head to the Swarovski Store, and some aren’t happy about the challenge. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

32. The League. Jenny forgets a special anniversary with Kevin, Andre wants lineup nirvana, Taco looks for a social network offline, and the guys go back to their game of phone chicken and bring back bobbum man. 9:30 PM CT FX

33. Conan. The guests tonight include Louis C.K. 10:00 PM CT TBS

34. Gigolos. 10:00 PM CT Showtime

35. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Kristen Stewart, Dave Attell, and Joe Jonas. 10:35 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – X-Factor Top 12 Perform

The top 12 on X-Factor perform live tonight. I am sure hoping it’s the week we finally get to weigh in on what we think by voting. It’s been hard letting these judges make the choices. Sure, they’ve been doing okay with their choices, but there are a few choice I didn’t agree with. Let’s see if they open up the voting to us tonight. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. The View. The guests today are Ben Stiller and Mindy Kaling. 10:00 AM CT ABC

2. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Simon Baker, NeNe Leakes, and Kym Douglas are the guests today. Syndicated, check local listings.

3. With Honors. Brendan Fraser stars as a graduate student who loses his thesis and is blackmailed with it by a homeless man. In giving in to the man’s demands, he ends up learning way more than he ever would have in a classroom. 10:00 AM CT Encore Drama

4. Survivor: South Pacific One tribe is still hoping for the merge and tries to gain the upper hand in case it is, and someone unlikely wields the power at tribal council. 7:00 PM CT CBS

5. Up All Night. Reagan tries to set a good example for Amy get getting along with her visiting parents, and Ava rethinks her relationship with the show’s staff after the death of someone on the crew. 7:00 PM CT NBC

6. The Middle. Mike and Frankie are concerned Axl with mess up a chance at a full college scholarship, and after Aunt Edie accidentally gives Brick and Sue her cell phone, they get into a texting marathon. 7:00 PM CT ABC

7. X-Factor. The twelve finalists perform live. 7:00 PM CT ABC

8. Oprah’s Lifeclass. Toni Morrison is the guest tonight. 7:00 PM CT OWN

9. College Football. Temple at Ohio. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

10. Suburgatory. Tessa tries to get her fellow students involved with charity work, and George and Noah’s relationship is tested by a large dental bill. 7:30 PM CT ABC

11. Criminal Minds. Multiple bodies are found in a national forest, and Rossi struggles with a decision. 8:00 PM CT CBS

12. Harry’s Law. Harry and Adam take on a case defending a former prosecutor who allegedly aided and abetted in a kidnapping, and Cassie is involved in an ethically questionable divorce proceeding of one of Tommy’s oldest clients. Paul McCrane guest stars. 8:00 PM CT NBC

13. Modern Family. Gloria wants Jay to go salsa dancing with her, Mitchell and a friend challenge Cameron to get a hot woman’s number, and Phil builds a treehouse. Leslie Mann guest stars. 8:00 PM CT ABC

14. America’s Next Top Model. The models are tasked with writing and singing a song about their lives, and rapper Game directs music videos involving the models. 8:00 PM CT CW

15. Ghost Hunters. The team investigates a prison that doesn’t have claims of being haunted, but they thought it would be a great location to do an EVP reading. As they sit side by side in electric chairs, they try to recount what the victims must have been thinking as they took their last breath. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

16. Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. The artists are tasked with working in an art classroom for kids. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

17. Man v. Food Nation. Adam does a little tailgating at the Green Bay Packers’ opening game and coaches fans in the Gravedigger Challenge. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

p>18. Happy Endings. Jane’s former sorority sister pays a visit, causing Brad to make up a lie taking him out of town for work, and Dave and Max film a commercial promoting the food truck. 8:30 PM CT CW

19. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The team encounters unusual characters while investigating a case involving a woman’s body found near a traveling sideshow. 9:00 PM CT CBS

20. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. A student is raped at gunpoint in her apartment, and while the squad makes a speedy arrest, the defense attorney tries to undermine their quick work. 9:00 PM CT NBC

21. Revenge. The Graysons’ wishes to lay low on their silver anniversary is interrupted but a newspaper story, and Frank goes deeper into Emily’s past trying to prove his loyalty to Victoria. 9:00 PM CT ABC

22. Psych. “The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue No. 2.” 9:00 PM CT USA

23. American Horror Story. Tate faces his past, and Ben and Vivien are haunted by a new guest in the house. 9:00 PM CT FX

24. South Park. 99 Percent gangs up on Cartman. 9:00 PM CT Comedy Central

25. Fact or Faked. The team is looking to create a bug swarm with massive flood lights shining bright. They have tons of different kinds of bugs to replicate footage they received. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

26. American Hoggers. In the first half hour, boars overrun a large deer ranch, and traditional dogs test a hot trap. In the second half hour, a new employee needs to step up when calves are being eaten at a local ranch. 9:00 PM CT A&E

27. Top Chef: Texas. Twenty-nine chefs compete the first night to see who moves on to competing in Texas 9:00 PM CT Bravo

28. The Joy Behar Show. Mike Galic is the guest tonight. 9:00 PM CT HLN

29. The Real World. Frank falls for someone he meets at Pride, and Nate moves forward with his charity work. 9:00 PM CT MTV

30. Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time. Bits include sitting next to Liv Tyler, a unique face transplant, and a family getting a second change to big goodbye to their deceased grandmother. 9:00 PM CT Comedy Central

31. Conan. Matthew Broderick and Paul Simon are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

32. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Taylor Lautner, Martha Stewart, and Daughtry. 10:35 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Glee’s Back on Fox

Glee makes its return to Fox tonight after being preempted recently because of both the baseball playoffs, as well as X-Factor. In fact, everything on the major networks tonight is new. Catch up with all the TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The Talk. The guests today are Dr. Phil McGraw and actress Kim Raver. 1:00 PM CT CBS

2. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The guests today include Justin Bieber and Freida Pinto. Syndicated, check local listings.

3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It’s one of the first movies I can remember seeing in a theater, and it came out when I was 4. Never mind the year. I’ll always have a special place in my heart for this movie and its songs. 3:35 PM CT HBO Family

4. College Football. Northern Illinois at Toledo. 6:00 PM CT ESPN2

6. NCIS. The current husband of Gibbs and Fornell’s ex is abducted. 7:00 PM CT CBS

7. The Biggest Loser. There’s a switch among teams and trainers, then have a challenge involving a water slide and solving a puzzle. 7:00 PM CT NBC

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8. Last Man Standing. The Outdoor’s Man’s softball team votes on possibly going coed, and Kristin ponders her own future while helping Mandy with college applicaitons. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. 90210. Naomi is forced to plan a campus costume party with Holly, Navid attempts to bring down his uncle, Silver finds something out about Marissa, and Adrianna gets handcuffed to Dixon, hoping to keep him sober. 7:00 PM CT CW

10. Glee. Brittany doesn’t get along with a new foreign exchange student, and Mercedes works on recruiting new member’s to Shelby Corcoran’s glee club. 7:00 PM CT Fox

11. Made in America. In the first half hour, George travels to Main to make a custom shoe, to Tennessee to make whiskey, and to Santa Cruz to build an electric motorcycle. In the second half hour, he makes a kazoo and a fly-fishing rod and sees where the Sock Monkey was born. 7:00 PM CT Travel Channel

12. Oprah’s Lifeclass. Christine McFadden is the guest, and a discussion revolves around learning from each other’s pain. 7:00 PM CT OWN

13. Man Up! Will suggests CRaig and Kenny work on a project together when they’re obviously not agreeing, Theresa asks Will to go with her to an improv class, and Brenda wishes she could spend some time alone. 7:30 PM CT ABC

14. NCIS: Los Angeles. The team needs to prove whether a dishonorably discharged Marine is a is also a murderer or whether he was framed. 8:00 PM CT CBS

15. Dancing with the Stars. Justin Bieber, Boyz II Men, and Christina Perri perform, and another couple will be eliminated. 8:00 PM CT ABC

16. Ringer. Bridget is forced to reveal something to Andre when Agent Machado closes in, Juliet’s partying is on the rise, and Malcolm escapes his abductors by going on the run. 8:00 PM CT CW

17. New Girl. Jess walks in on a naked nick, as his confidence takes a hit, and Winston looks up pop culture on the Internet. 8:00 PM CT Fox

18. Millionaire Matchmaker. One of Patti’s youngest clients ever, Bill Clerico, is a computer programmer that made his millions in Silicon Valley. Patti immediately realizes this “Baby Bill Gates” needs some dating confidence, and brings in the queen of sex appeal, Jenny McCarthy, to teach him how to talk to the ladies. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

19. Mysteries at the Museum. The cause of the Eastland Disaster is uncovered, as well as a possible map to a gold mine and a double murder weapon, 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

20. Raising Hope. The family is forced by termites to cam put on the front lawn, and problems arise when Hope hits a boy at daycare. 8:30 PM CT Fox

21. Unforgettable. Carrie looks for the murderer of a single dad, and also looks for the man’s infant, and the case concerning the death of Carrie’s sister continues. 9:00 PM CT CBS

22. Parenthood. Kristina’s family night doesn’t go as planned, Julie pushes the boundaries between her and Zoe, and Zeek is still uneasy about Sarah’s involvement with Seth, 9:00 PM CT NBC

23. Body of Proof. The team needs to find the cause of death for a 17-year-old who turns up dead after a rave and with unknown drugs in his system, and Megan wants to start dating again. 9:00 PM CT ABC

24. Covert Affairs “The Wake-Up Bomb.”. 9:00 PM CT USA

25. Sons of Anarchy. SAMCRO finds out the Niners have newly aligned and it will affect their own agenda. 9:00 PM CT FX

26. Mad Fashion. Chris March and Golf create a floral headpiece. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

27. The Little Couple. Bill and Jen’s embryos are thawed and are ready to implanted in the surrogate. 9:00 PM CT TLC

28. Off Limits. “St. Louis.” 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

29. Fashion Hunters. The crew heads to the Hamptons. 9:30 PM CT Bravo

30. Conan. Hugh Jackman and Cobra Starship are tonight’s guests. 10:00 PM CT TBS

31. The Late Show with David Letterman. Tonight’s guests include Ben Stiller, Whitney Cummings, and the Godspell cast. 10:35 PM CT CBS

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Ghost Hunters Live

While you man that door watching the cute little trick-or-treaters come by, watch the special Ghost Hunters Live on Syfy. It’s bound to give you some chills! Catch up on other TV you may have missed at TV-Links.

1. The Talk. The hosts dress up like Wizard of Oz characters, and Paula Deen, Clorris Leachman, and Tom Stalf are the guests today. 1:00 PM CT CBS.

2. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Neil Patrick Harris and Bethenny Frankel are today’s guests. Syndicated, check local listings.

3. Ghost Hunters Halloween Live. 6:00 PM CT Syfy

4. How I Met Your Mother. Ted connects again with the pumpkin costume girl, Barney finds out he is party Canadian, and Lily is consumed with pregnancy. 7:00 PM CT CBS

5. Sing Off. A special Halloween-themed episode. 7:00 PM CT NBC

6. Scared Shrekless. Shrek challenges his friends to come up with scary stories in this Halloween special. 7:00 PM CT ABC

7. Terra Nova. Jim and Taylor are on the case of a murder in the colony, and Skye helps Josh with a plan to bring his girlfriend to the present time from 2149. 7:00 PM CT Fox

8. Oprah’s Lifeclass. A quarter century of lessons in lifesaving, and using intuition. 7:00 PM CT OWN

9. Basketball Wives LA. In Hawaii, the wives find that Jackie is causing trouble. 7:00 PM CT VH1

10. 2 Broke Girls. Caroline brings Max to a cake-decorating class for her to learn how to make more attractive cupcakes. 7:30 PM CT CBS

11. Dancing with the Stars. Halloween-themed with costumes and music. 7:30 PM CT ABC

12. NFL Football. San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs 7:30 PM CT ESPN

13. Two and a Half Men. While Jake develops feelings for his chemistry tutor, she’s crushing on Walden, and Alan gains an obsession with the journal left to him in his brother’s will. 8:00 PM CT CBS

14. House. A businessman gets sick before signing a contract that would move his company to China, and Park gets ready for her hearing with he disciplinary committee. 8:00 PM CT Fox

15. American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior. Senior and Junior show off their favorite bikes, the first client build for PJD, and a favorite moment between father and son. 8:00 PM CT Discovery

16. Hoarders. A home with mor than 30 cats within the walls and ceilings, and a husband who rarely visits his wife who is a hoarder. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

17. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Lisa’s daughter’s engagement party becomes the social event of the season. 8:00 PM CT Bravo

18. Lottery Changed My Life. A retired town sheriff who won $70 million with Powerball. 8:00 PM CT TLC

19. The Bad Girls Club. Nastasia and Shelly settle a score, Tiara wants to get rid of Cheyenne, and Shelly shocks Judi with a truth. 8:00 PM CT Oxygen

20. Bored to Death. While showing Emily a “youthful” time, Jonathan discovers a classified ad for a detective impersonating himself. On a night out with Bernard, George learns that Richard Antrem has opened a restaurant aimed at hurting George’s restaurant. In hot water with Leah, Ray finds himself drawn to Belinda, a lonely older woman 8:00 PM CT HBO

21. Mike & Molly. Mike doesn’t like Halloween, and he and Molly are invited to her boss’s Halloween party. 8:30 PM CT CBS

22. Enlightened. LEvi is convinced by Amy to go river-rafting. 8:30 PM CT HBO

23. Hawaii Five-0. While filming a documentary about a burial site, two young people are murdered, and a drifter puts a curse on Danny. Robert Englund guest stars. 9:00 PM CT CBS

24. Rock Center with Brian Williams. A look at pregnant Chinese women looking for citizenship in the U.S., Syrian anti-government activists, an unusual unemployment rate, and a new airline boarding process. 9:00 PM CT NBC

25. Castle. Bank robbers wearing hospital scrubs hold Martha and Castle hostage, and Beckett’s efforts at a rescue are hindered by a hostage negotiator. 9:00 PM CT ABC

26. Monster In-Laws. In the first half hour, a man bribes his mother-in-law with $100,000 to stay out of his life. In the second half hour, a mother try to tear apart her daughter’s relationship. 9:00 PM CT A&E

27. The Joy Behar Show. Eva Longoria and John Edward are the guests tonight. 9:00 PM CT HLN

28. Cake Boss A self-proclaimed vampire wants a life-sized cake resembling a coffin, and a man wants to propose while in an operating room.. 9:00 PM CT TLC

29. Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas. A rowdy group of Texans fight it out for maid of honor title. 9:00 PM CT Oxygen

30. How Do I Look? Bethany’s gothic style if called into question because of her age. 9:00 PM CT Style

31. Conan. Jimmy Fallon and Reggie Watts are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS

32. Clean House New York. Social worker Susan needs to practice what she preaches! A single mother who works 80 hour weeks, she lives with her 23-year-old daughter Carly and two dogs in a relatively cramped condo in Brooklyn. Susan has a problem with collecting things and has a bigger problem with throwing things out. Years of this habitual behavior have produced an 1800 square foot condo that is dirty and cluttered. Carly feels like the mountains of junk are symbolic of the lack of positive movement in their live. Furthermore, Carly believes they work too hard and too many hours not to have a peaceful home. 10:00 PM CT Style

33. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Justin Bieber, Ernie Brown Jr., and Lloyd. 10:00 PM CT NBC

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Simpsons Treehouse of Horrors

What would Halloween be without Fox’s annual Treehouse of Horrors on The Simpsons? It doesn’t always have the best timing for when it airs, but it couldn’t be better tonight, the Sunday before All Hallow’s Eve. Catch up on your other favorite shows at TV-Links.

1. NFL Football. Miami Dolphins at New York Giants. 12:00 PM CT CBS

2. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup. Tums Fast Relief 500 from Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA. 12:30 PM CT ESPN

3. NFL Football. New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers. 3:00 PM CT CBS

4. Bull Riding. PBR World Finals. 3:00 PM CT NBC

5. NFL Football. Detroit Lions at Denver Broncos. 3:00 PM CT Fox

6. 60 Minutes.Bernie Madoff’s family discuss how his crimes have affected their family, and Mark Herzlich discusses his career and bout with bone cancer. 6:00 PM CT CBS

7. The Amazing Race. One team member falls behind, only to be encouraged by locals, and team participate in a foot race. 7:00 PM CT CBS

8. Once Upon a Time. Emma is pushed by Regina to leave Storybrooke and Henry’s life, and info about the Evil Queen’s curse is revealed. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. The Simpsons. In the annual Halloween episode, Homer’s arm is trapped by a boulder while driving through a canyon, he gets paralyzed by a spider bite, Flanders is a nighttime vigilante, and BArt and Milhouse try to get an extract from a distant planet. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. Finding Bigfoot: Further Evidence. In the first hour, “Further Evidence,” and in the second hour, “Birth of a Legend.” 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

11. Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind. A look inside James Cameron’s life. 7:00 PM CT OWN

12. Bridezillas. In the first hour, some of the better Bridezilla and Momzilla moments. In the second hour, Johanne rips her house apart, and Daphne doesn’t do well with decision-making. 8:00 PM CT WE TV

13. Glam Fairy. New client Gretchin loves glitter, sequins and lots of color, especially for the wedding dress she made herself; however, groom-to-be Aaron believes his fashion-challenged bride needs some guidance and turns to Alexa and Glamo for help. Extremely worried that people won’t recognize her when she walks down the aisle, Gretchin resists the Glam Fairy’s advice at every turn, demanding to have tinsel and sequins. Meanwhile, The Fairies want to update their pictures for the Glam Factory’s website but argue over what their look should be for the upcoming photo shoot. 7:00 PM CT Style Network

14. Tough Love: Miami. The women learn about dating dealbreakers. 7:00 PM CT VH1

15. NFL Football. Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles. 7:15 PM CT NBC

16. Allen Gregory. Series Premiere. A pretentious first-grader struggles to fit in with the others, but has an interesting meeting with the school principal. 7:30 PM CT Fox

17. The Good Wife. Alicia represents a TAiwanese national, and Eli’s ex discusses a potential political campaign with him. 8:00 PM CT CBS

18. Desperate Housewives. Gaby gets Lynette’s and BRee’s help to move the body of her stepdad, Susan finds her internship to be less art-related than she expected, and Lynette gets competitive with Tom’s new girlfriend. 8:00 PM CT ABC

19. Family Guy. Quagmire’s sister arrives to help out when he is hospitalized, but she ends up needing more help than him. 8:00 PM CT Fox

20. Sister Wives.Ysabel and Breanna move to Meri’s hosue, and the family goes camping, but the teens have a different type of fun on their minds. 8:00 PM CT TLC

21. Halloween Crazy. Halloween traditions from across the country. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

22. Wicked Fit. Katie hosts her Beauty Pageant Boot Camp where pageant contestants flock or three days of intense physical and mental conditioning. Katie decides to focus her efforts on finding one special girl to sponsor for Miss Massachusetts which would lead them to the national stage of Miss USA. However, she is distracted by the continual friction between Monica, the former state title winner, and Monique, the runner-up, who argue over who has the better advice to give these beauties. 8:00 PM CT Style Network

23. Why Am I Still Single? The focus is on a socially awkward nerd and a maneater. 8:00 PM CT VH1

24. The Walking Dead. The group waits for Shan to return, while he’s trapped in a school. Daryl and Andrea look for someone in the woods. 8:00 PM CT AMC

25. Boardwalk Empire. Nucky orchestrates a risky liquor delivery in Philadelphia; Attorney General Daugherty faces a quandary that could complicate Nucky’s case; Jimmy finds a new mentor in Leander Whitlock (Dominic Chianese), the Commodore’s longtime lawyer; Margaret confesses her sins; Lucy struggles in solitude, while Van Alden wrestles with his conscience. 8:00 PM CT HBO

26. Dexter. “Batista and Quinn (not the best match on Miami Metro’s force) pay a visit to one of Gellar’s former TAs who has a thing or two to teach them about our demented professor.” 8:00 PM CT Showtime

27. The Cleveland Show. After Cleveland and Rallo leave their slumber parties because they’re afraid, they are forced by Donna to stay in a haunted house overnight. Cleveland’s new pal goes on a murder spree, and Roberta gets involved in a love triangle with a vampire and werewolf. 8:30 PM CT Fox

28. CSI: Miami. The body of a maid is found hanging from a chandelier in a mansion, with bites on her neck and bloodless. 9:00 PM CT CBS

29. Pan Am. Maggie gets onto a flight to Rio, despite being close to losing her job, Kate is now unsure of herself after the mission involving the Yugoslav diplomat, and Dean doesn’t appreciate Ginny’s games. 9:00 PM CT ABC

30. Kendra. Hank awaits news of his next NFL assignment. 9:00 PM CT E!

31. The Real Housewives of Atlanta. NeNe, Kandi, Kim, and Cynthia discuss stories from their past. 9:00 PM CT Bravo

32. Our America with Lisa Ling. Human sex-trafficking in America. 9:00 PM CT OWN

33. IRT Deadliest Roads. Lisa and Gl.W. take live animals over the largest salt flat in the world, and Tin and Tino travel death road. 9:00 PM CT HISTORY

34. Hung. After Ray tells Lydia he’s leaving the business, she takes Ray and Tanya on a ride
they will never forget. Darby (Sianoa Smit-McPhee) threatens to leave home, and Lenore
confronts Jason about missing a date with a client. 9:00 PM CT HBO

35. Homeland. Brody has a confrontation with the surviving jailor, and the agency has their eye on Aileen and Faisel. 9:00 PM CT Showtime

36. Dirty Soap. While she considers being an egg donor for Danny, Farah has a health scare, Kelly struggles with her weight, and to Fary’s dismay, Nadia hires an interior designer. 9:30 PM CT E!

37. How to Make It in America. Ben and Cam try to charm two young buyers, Rene tries to fix things with DEbbie, and in one day, Rachel turns her life around. 9:30 PM CT HBO

What’s Hot on TV Tonight – Witches and Zombies

Featured tonight is special Halloween programming on Hallmark and Syfy. The Hallmark Channel features the movie The Good Witch’s Family, starring Catherine Bell, and Syfy is airing Zombie Apocalypse with Ving Rhames. Read the recent with Rhames to find out more.

1. College Football. Central Michigan at Akron. 11:00 AM CT ABC

2. College Football. Missouri at Texas A&M. 11:00 AM CT FX

3. College Football. Michigan State at Nebraska. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

4. College Football. Purdue at Michigan. 11:00 AM CT ESPN2

5. Air Bud: Golden Receiver. It’s the second movie it the Air Bud/Buddie franchise, and this time Buddy movies from basketball prowess to football prowess as his young owner deals with the local veterinarian dating his mom and the Russians wanting to steal Buddy for their circus. 1:15 PM CT Showtime Beyond

6. College Football. Florida vs. Georgia. 2:30 PM CT CBS

7. College Football. Navy at Notre Dame. 2:30 PM CT NBC

8. College Football. Illinois at Penn State. 2:30 PM CT ABC

9. College Football. Oklahoma at Kansas State. 2:30 PM CT ESPN

10. My Best Friend’s Wedding. This movie has a lot going for it with Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett, and some great music. It was this movie that turned Roberts into one of my favorite actresses. 5:15 PM CT Flix

11. College Football. South Carolina at Tennessee. 6:15 PM CT ESPN2

12. College Football. Stanford at USC. 7:00 PM CT ABC

13. America’s Most Wanted: 50 Fugitives 50 States Special Edition.. Included in this fifty state search is the Diplomatic Security Command Center in Arlington, VA. 7:00 PM CT Fox

14. Dogs 101. Bluetick Coonhound, Brussels Griffon, Swedish Lapphound, and Petit Basset Griff. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

15. College Football. Wisconsin at Ohio State. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

16. Zombie Apocalypse. A zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the world’s population. A small group of survivors, led by Ving Rhames, fight their way across the United States to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina. The movie also features Taryn Manning. 8:00 PM CT Syfy

17. The Good Witch’s Family. It’s good witch versus bad witch when Cassie’s long-lost cousin Abigail flies into town seeking revenge for a childhood grudge. Catherine Bell and Sarah Power star. 8:00 PM CT Hallmark

18. Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s. Miss Robbie catches Pops lying, and a pregnant Jenae has an emergency. 8:00 PM CT OWN

19. Green Hornet. A newspaper heir who has lived as a spoiled playboy joins forces with his father’s employee as costumed crimefighters. Seth Rogen stars. 8:00 PM CT Starz

20. 48 Hours Mystery. Featured tonight is a deadly love triangle that includes a multi-millionaire in the mix. 9:00 PM CT CBS

21. Puppies vs. Babies./strong> “Last Cutie Standing.” 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

22. Don’t Tell the Bride. The planning of an Iraq war vet’s wedding is hindered by his procrastination and anxiety. 9:00 PM CT OWN