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Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV

(ALL TIMES ET)

9PM | COMEDY CENTRAL
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
– This week’s four-episode marathon features the show’s all-time best episode, the season four finale musical “The Nightman Cometh” (9:30PM).

6PM | LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK
Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?
– It is, hands down, in both title and the cheesy deliciousness of the plot and cast, the best movie that has ever aired on Lifetime or LMN. That is all.

9PM | DISCOVERY – 2ND SEASON PREMIERE
American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior
– Has the family feud between Paul Jr. and Sr. been settled? Nope. Not at all.

9PM | NBC
The Event
– Michael helps Leila, while Sean and Vicky try to make sure Sophia’s weapon doesn’t make it onto a plane headed to the U.S.

10PM | BRAVO
Bethenny Ever After
Bethenny has dinner with her food blogger pal Nick and gives him some advice that only Bethenny would deliver.

10PM | MTV
The Hard Times of RJ Berger
– He had his dream girl, but now RJ’s life continues on the downward spiral as he gets caught in a  big fat lie and tries to help his very depressed dad.

10PM | SHOWTIME
Nurse Jackie
– Jackie freaks out over her dwindling supply and the amount of attention Eddie is giving Kevin’s sister, while Coop gets upsetting news from his mothers.

10 and 10:30PM | HISTORY
Pawn Star$
– Back-to-back new episodes include a Super Bowl ring and a photo album signed by George S. Patton.

10PM | LOGO – 3RD SEASON FINALE
RuPaul’s Drag Race
– After the finalists make videos for Ru‘s single “Champion,” a season three’s winner is chosen.

10PM | NGC
Seized & Sold: The Madoff Auction
– The special takes a look at all the items taken from weasel Bernie Madoff‘s New York homes, including fancy rugs, an antique piano and a $350,000 diamond ring.

11PM | SUNDANCE CHANNEL
My So-Called Life
– They’re doling them out slowly (one ep a week), but beginning with the pilot of the classic, cancelled-too-soon angsty teen drama, Sundance begins airing the entire series tonight.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
– Naomi worries Max is cheating on her on 90210 (8PM, The CW);
Hanson performs during week six of competition on Dancing With the Stars (8PM, ABC);
– Ben and Adrian go house hunting on Secret Life of the American Teenager (8PM, ABC Family);
Adam visits the Charms factory on Kid in a Candy Store (8:30PM, Food Network);
Tony wraps up his seventh season of Anthony Bourain: No Reservations (9PM, Travel Channel);
– It’s the sixth season finale of The Bad Girls Club (9PM, Oxygen);
– Serena wants Charlie to spy on Dan and Blair on Gossip Girl (9PM, The CW);
– The girls run into Sasha and beg him to coach them again on Make It or Break It (9PM, ABC Family);
– Following in the “ripped from today’s headlines” tradition of the franchise, Law & Order: Los Angeles (10PM, NBC) finds the detectives investigating the death of a Hollywood player who was shot while driving her car.

And the late-night line-up:
Conan (11PM, TBS): Gary Oldman and Drive-By Truckers (REPEAT);
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11PM, Comedy Central): Gigi Ibrahim;
The Colbert Report (11:30PM, Comedy Central): Ron Paul;
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Bill Maher;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Christina Aguilera, Paul Reiser and Alison Krauss & Union Station;
Lopez Tonight (Midnight, TBS): Justin Bieber (REPEAT);
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Martin Short;
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Daniel Radcliffe and Darius Rucker;
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Wanda Sykes and Kevin McKidd (REPEAT);
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Emmy Rossum and Jeff Tremaine.

Channel Surfing – June 8

All the tube news that’s fit to surf …

Weeds premieres its fifth season tonight (10PM ET, Showtime). Check out my interview with Emmy nominee Elizabeth Perkins (also a star of one of my all-time fave movies, About Last Night) at AOL TV.

– Here’s hoping Jimmy Fallon really can pull off a Saved by the Bell reunion tonight. And PS – So happy Zach Morris clipped the ‘do.

– Is Charlie (Dominic Monaghan) alive on Lost? Okay, so then why’s he playing foosball in that new ABC promo? EW.com’s Michael Ausiello has the surprising answer. PS – IGN TV thinks the secret show is Flash Forward.

– More from Ausiello: There may be a Cagney & Lacey reunion on Burn Notice next year.

– Think you’ve got advertising skills? Put ’em to use pimping – ha – HBO’s new series Hung, about a middle-aged guy (Thomas Jane) who becomes a gigolo, and you might win $10,000.

– Cougars are all the rage on network TV, especially now that Erica Kane‘s become one.

Go and Prison Break star William Fichtner will guest star on the upcoming sixth season of Entourage, which premieres on HBO on July 12.

Kathy Bates, Tim Curry and Colm Meaney will star in Sci Fi’s Alice in Wonderland miniseries.

– Uncle Jesse – the Full House one, not the Dukes of Hazzard one – is itching to make a big-screen version of his cheesy, but endearing sitcom, sans Olsen twins and with, oddly, James Franco taking over his role.

Once and Again and My So-Called Life producer Marshall Herskovitz has a plan to radically change up the way TV pilots are sold. He ain’t tellin’ what it is, though.

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