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Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV


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.

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.

Kitchen Nightmares
Gordo tries to prevent a Providence eatery from shuttering its doors.

– 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.

– The CSIs go all Gossip Girl when a popular student at an elite Manhattan prep school is murdered.

Fatal Attractions
– The theme is crocodiles, including one who lives with a woman and goes for car rides with her.

– 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.

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: Today’s Best TV


Supernatural – In this clever, fan-pleasing installment, a hitman goes after Balthazar, Sam and Dean, and to protect the Winchester brothers, Balthazar sends them to an alternate universe, where they’re the stars of a TV show called Supernatural and they’re actors named Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki.

General Hospital – Before he hosts the Oscars this weekend, James Franco returns (today and Feb. 28) as performance artist “Franco,” who stirs up some more trouble for Jason.

Hall of Game AwardsTony Hawk hosts the inaugural sports awards show, which includes appearances by Ryan Sheckler, Nelly, Terrell Owens, Monica and Venus Williams, and awards in categories like “Dynamic Duo,” “Super Siblings,” In It to Win It” and “Gnarliest Newb.”

Supernanny – Jo helps a New Jersey policeman and his wife, who are trying to juggle jobs and disciplining their four-year-old triplets and an 11-year-old son.

CSI: NY – She may have been nutty, but when the CSIs investigate the murder of a conspiracy theory-obsessed woman, they discover some of her ideas weren’t so far-fetched.

Fringe – Last season’s Peter flashback episode gets a companion this season with tonight’s ep, which delves into the backstory of Olivia, Peter and Walter.

10PM | CBS
Blue Bloods – Erin’s daughter Nicky gets freaked out when she goes on a ride-along with her Uncle Danny and sees the body of a murdered young woman.

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena – The season ends as the arena is set to open, Batiatus is set to get his revenge and blood is set to fly.

Portlandia – The mayor wants to woo a major league baseball team to Portlandia, so he asks Fred and Carrie to help.

Camelot – The official, two-hour debut is April 1, but tonight Starz airs the first episode of its fresh spin on the story of Merlin (Joseph Fiennes), Arthur (Jamie Campbell Bower), Guinevere (Tamsin Egerton) and Morgan (Eva Green).

Worth flipping to during commercials:
Gordo visits a Boston restaurant on Kitchen Nightmares (8PM, Fox);
– Clark and Lois have their bachelor and bachelorette parties on Smallville (8PM, The CW), and, well, they end with Clark thinking he stole an armored truck;
Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall digs into her family history on Who Do You Think You Are? (8PM, NBC);
– Tonight’s nuptials on My Big Redneck Wedding (8:30PM, CMT) feature an albino snake, a tricycle and a cake made out of blocks of cheese (really);
– Drew’s friends try to talk him out of dating Bianca on Degrassi (9PM, TeenNick);
The Injustice Files (9PM, ID) investigates the 1965 murders of a pair of Louisiana deputies;
– A patient (The Wire‘s Sonja Sohn) is called to Bar Karma (10PM, Current) in the middle of her surgery (!) and finds out how her operation is going to turn out;
– It’s the second season premiere of DC Cupcakes on TLC (10PM).

And the late-night line-up:
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Matthew Morrison and Jeff Altman;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Emily Blunt and Darlene Love;
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): (RERUN);
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Jason Sudekis and Amber Heard;
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Melissa Leo and Phil Keoghan;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Janelle Monae.

Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV


10PM | CBS
Blue Bloods – Someone’s staring down the business end of a beatdown when Frank is the target of an assassination attempt, and detective son Danny goes looking for the perp to a) administer the aforementioned beatdown and b) determine if Frank was a random target or if the baddie intended to kill the NYPD Commissioner.

Kitchen NightmaresChef Gordo visits the Grasshopper Also Irish pub in New Jersey.

Smallville – Still giddy about the news that Michael Rosenbaum will return for the May 13 series finale? Another fan-pleasing event: Tonight, Lois advises Clark to don a disguise to protect his identity.

Supernanny Jo‘s help is desperately needed, as a military wife whose husband is deployed in Afghanistan is trying to raise four adopted children, all under the age of 7, on her own.

CSI: NY – The CSIs are torn when a violent serial rapist is found murdered. Do they really want to catch the vigilante who killed the creep?

Degrassi – Bianca wants to be with Drew, but a popular couple they do not make.

Fringe – Peter and Olivia try to heal the rift between them, as the team visits the home of a woman mourning the death of her husband.

The Injustice Files – The series investigates cold cases from the Civil Rights era, beginning with the unsolved 1967 murder of Wharlest Jackson, a man who was killed by a bomb in his truck after he accepted a promotion at a local factory in Mississippi.

Supernatural – Dean rushes to save Lisa from impending doom, while Sam digs into a cluster of murders that may have been the result of some cruel practical jokes the dead dudes were playing on a female co-worker.

10:30PM | IFC
Portlandia – The town is excited about a new music and film festival. Fans of the show, meanwhile, should be excited that IFC just ordered a second season of the Fred Armisen comedy.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
Who Do You Think You Are? (8PM, NBC) helps Rosie O’Donnell dig into her late mother’s family history;
– It’s a “redneck carnival” affair on My Big Redneck Wedding (8:30PM, CMT), which includes a dunk tank filled with beer;
– Obi-Wan and Anakin try to spring a Jedi general from a Separatist prison on Star Wars: The Clone Wars (8:30PM, Cartoon Network);
Primetime: What Would You Do? (9PM, ABC) finds out how many people will say yes when asked by teens to purchase alcohol for them in a liquor store;
Karl doles out romantic advice and tales of his kidney stones on The Ricky Gervais Show (9PM, HBO);
– On Bar Karma (10PM, Current), a children’s author comes to the bar, where he finds out his latest book is going to inspire an act of terrorism;
Gold Rush: Alaska (10PM, Discovery) wraps its first season;
Kevin Smith is the interview guest on Real Time With Bill Maher (10PM, HBO).

And the late-night line-up:
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): David Spade, Andy Kindler and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Mark Harmon and 30 Seconds to Mars;
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Adam Sandler and Bobby Flay (REPEAT);
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Patrice O’Neal, Ann Curry and Raekwon featuring Ghostface Killah and Jim Jones;
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Lily Tomlin and D.J. Qualls;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Patton Oswalt.

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