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Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV

(ALL TIMES ET)

10PM | CBS
Blue Bloods
– Frank (Tom Selleck) has to battle rumors when a false story leaks that he’s running for mayor, and he also has his hands full with son Danny (Mark Wahlberg), the Marine-turned-cop, who gets emotionally involved when a fellow Marine is murdered.

8PM | CBS – 1ST SEASON FINALE
The Defenders
– When Nick and Pete want to defend a married couple accused of murder, they temporarily dissolve their partnership so each one of them can represent the spouses separately.

8PM | FOX
Kitchen Nightmares
Gordo tries to prevent a Providence eatery from shuttering its doors.

8PM | ABC
Supernanny
– A Vegas couple calls on Jo for help when they conclude the only way to get their three anklebiters to behave is to bribe them with junk food.

9PM | CBS
CSI: NY
– The CSIs go all Gossip Girl when a popular student at an elite Manhattan prep school is murdered.

9PM | ANIMAL PLANET – 2ND SEASON FINALE
Fatal Attractions
– The theme is crocodiles, including one who lives with a woman and goes for car rides with her.

9PM | FOX
Fringe
– It’s a bird, it’s a plane … it’s a group of thieves who can defy gravity, the subject of tonight’s Fringe Team investigation.

9PM | TLC
Say Yes to the Dress
– A military bride and a former NFL cheerleader shop for their perfect wedding day gowns.

10PM | TLC
DC Cupcakes
– In back-to-back episodes, the sisters bake a special cake for their parents’ anniversary and try to concoct a working slot machine confection, while Andres fulfills an order for every flavor of cupcake the shop has ever offered.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
Andy Cohen fills in for Reeg on Live With Regis & Kelly (Check local listings for time and channel);
– Horse manure skeeball … but one of the lovely wedding reception activities on My Big Redneck Wedding (8:30PM, CMT);
– On DeGrassi (9PM, TeenNick), Sav isn’t sure whether Alli is really MIA or just trying to get attention;
– The fellas discuss what they would do on the last day if the world was about to end on The Ricky Gervais Show (9PM, HBO).

And the late-night line-up:
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Howard Stern and Naughty By Nature (REPEAT);
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Lady Gaga, John Legend and Sofia Vergara (REPEAT);
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Howard Stern (REPEAT);
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Ann Curry and Patrice O’Neal (REPEAT);
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Amanda Peet;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Michael Rapaport (REPEAT).

Potts Picks: The Weekend’s Best TV – February 12-13, 2011

(ALL TIMES ET)

8PM, SUN | CBS
53rd Annual Grammy Awards – Movie awards shows can drag on forever, but think of this annual music kudosfest as more of a concert. On the star-packed bill: Justin Bieber, who performs with Usher and Jaden “Karate Kid” Smith, Mick Jagger, Barbra Streisand, Rihanna with Drake, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Lady Antebellum. Statues will be doled out, too, of course, with Eminem leading all contenders with 10 nominations, followed by Mars with seven and Jay-Z, Gaga and Lady Antebellum with six each.

9PM, SAT | HBO
The Sunset LimitedTommy Lee Jones directs, executive produces and co-stars in this adaptation of Cormac McCarthy‘s play about an atheist professor (Jones) who tries to commit suicide, and the religious ex-con (Samuel L. Jackson) who saves him.

11:30PM, SAT | NBC
Saturday Night LiveRussell Brand hosts, Chris Brown performs … Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do?

9PM, SUN | HBO
Big Love – The show’s final season is at the halfway mark after this episode, in which Bill battles with the Mormon church for his Senate goals, Cara Lynn’s adoption hits a snag and Lois tries to rewrite the truth about her marriage to Frank.

9PM, SUN | ABC
Desperate Housewives – Mike investigates whether Zach was involved in Paul’s shooting, but more importantly, J.R. Ewing guest stars again!

9PM, SUN | FOX
Family Guy – When he and Brian create a ruckus in a movie theater, Peter and the pooch are ordered to attend AA meetings, but they don’t really take with Peter.

9PM, SUN | FOOD NETWORK
Worst Cooks in America – After the final four compete in a “culinary decathalon,” their families show up and ask each of them to make a favorite dish.

9:30PM, SUN | SHOWTIME
Episodes – Bev thinks Sean is having an affair with Morning, so she … well, she does something that she’s not going to be able to take back, setting up a tension-filled season finale next week.

10PM, SUN | ANIMAL PLANET – 2ND SEASON PREMIERE
Fatal Attractions – New Joisey police discover a dangerous tiger stalking around a residential neighborhood. And no, it’s not Snooki.

10PM, SUN | BRAVO
The Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion, Part 1 – The ladies rehash the drama of season three, and, no surprise, much of it revolves around NeNe and Kim.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
– The BAFTAs, the “British Oscars,” air on BBC America (Sun., 8PM), and The King’s Speech is the favorite there, too;
Mayor Booker kicks off his reelection campaign on Brick City (Sun., 8PM, Sundance);
– On The Simpsons (Sun., 8PM, Fox), a lonely Valentine’s Day sends Moe on the prowl to meet women, with Homer as his wingman (D’oh!);
– On Californication (Sun., 9PM, Showtime), a naughty photo of Hank may land him in even more hot water, and without an attorney;
David helps a bride whose wedding theme is mini trucks (huh?!) on My Fair Wedding With David Tutera (Sun., 9PM, WE);
– And LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Shaquille O’Neal, Dwight Howard and Steve Nash are among the NBAers guest starring on The Cleveland Show (Sun., 9:30PM, Fox).

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