Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV

Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV


10PM | FX
Justified – Raylan and Winona have a date at a local roadhouse, but the best part of tonight’s episode is Boyd (the always fantastic Walton Goggins), who is everyone’s first suspect when a church bus with a stash of drugs onboard is hijacked.

American Idol – It’s the last night of competition before the top 20 is revealed in tomorrow night’s episode.

America’s Next Top Model – 14 new models move into an L.A. penthouse and, for their first challenge, they have to walk a runway in a large bubble across a swimming pool.

The Middle – “Hecks on a Plane” is the title of this gem, in which lovable perpetual loser Sue actually wins a trip to New York City for the whole family. PS – Congrats to the show for a well-deserved Gracie Award.

Minute to Win It – In a two-hour special, Aron Ralston, the mountain climber whose story of survival sparked James Franco‘s Oscar-nominated performance in 127 Hours, tries to win the $1 million prize.

Survivor: Redemption Island – Another contestant joins Francesca on Redemption Island, but the real Survivor story today is the scandal that might get Survivor villain Russell Hantz booted for good.

Modern Family – Jay’s not the only one who ends up regretting his purchase of a karaoke machine for Gloria.

Shedding for the WeddingSara Rue hosts this competition in which nine engaged couples try to lose weight, with the biggest losers winning their dream wedding.

10PM | CBS
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior – Not in Cincy! The Red Cell team finds a surprising connection between a string of murders of single businessmen in swanky Cincinnati hotels.

I Used to Be Fat – An overweight teen named Kelly tries to get healthier physically while also dealing, or rather avoiding dealing, with the death of her father.

Top Chef: All-Stars – Dra-ma in the kitchen tonight, as Richard accuses Mike of stealing his dish.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
Nova scienceNow (Check local listings for time and channel, PBS) looks at emerging technologies, including cars that can drive themselves;
– Reid’s connection with an autistic child may help the BAU team locate the boy’s MIA parents on Criminal Minds (9PM, CBS);
Ghost Hunters (9PM, Syfy) kicks off season seven in Louisiana;
Adam eats stuffed sammiches in Pittsburgh and onion burgers in Oklahoma City on Man vs. Food (9PM, Travel);
Larry King is on the hot seat on Piers Morgan Tonight (9PM, CNN);
– Heather sets Ben up with her sister on Mr. Sunshine (9:30PM, ABC);
– The remaining finalists have to work in teams of two, and turn brides into grooms and grooms into brides on Face Off (10PM, Syfy);
– Victoria wraps her guest stint on All My Children on Hot in Cleveland (10PM, TV Land);
James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons (10PM, ID) wraps its first season;
Real Housewives of NYC star LuAnn de Lesseps guest stars as an art patron who discovers a murder victim on Law & Order: SVU (10PM, NBC);
Chef Robert heads to Jacksonville to help an eatery update its menu and decor on Restaurant: Impossible (10PM, Food Network).

And the late-night line-up:
Conan (11PM, TBS): Jason Sudekis and Brandon T. Jackson;
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11PM, Comedy Central): Donald Rumsfeld;
The Colbert Report (11:30PM, Comedy Central): Stephanie Coontz;
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Hank Aaron and Rainn Wilson;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Nick Swardson, Randy Jackson and Travie McCoy;
Lopez Tonight (Midnight, TBS): Bobby Brown;
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Nancy Grace;
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Liza Minnelli, Anthony Mackie and Bel Biv Devoe;
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Joel McHale;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Judy Greer.

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