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Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV

(ALL TIMES ET)

10PM | BRAVO – 2ND SEASON FINALE
Bethenny Ever After
– Her Skating With the Stars competition comes to an end, but Bethenny begins her big bus tour and gets some life-changing news about her SkinnyGirl liquor business.

8PM | NBC
Chuck
– Ugh. It’s supposed to be all about Sarah and Chuck’s wedding, but creepy Vivian, who’s not only the worst, least interesting character in show history, but played by one of the worst actresses to appear on the show (seriously … she can’t stay in one accent for more than a few seconds), messes things up by messing with Chuck’s mama and Morgan.

8PM | FOX
House
– Does House have a new addiction? His team suspects he does. Meanwhile, after he loses a boxing match bet to Wilson, House tries to help rehab an aging boxer.

8PM | CBS
How I Met Your Mother
– Ted and Zoey? Kaput tonight. Thank. Goodness.

9PM | FOX
Chicago Code
– While Teresa tries to do something about the corrupt promotion process in the police department without tipping off Gibbons about her long-range plans, Jarek has personal troubles when Vonda gets an anonymous package.

9PM | NBC
The Event
– Sean and Vicky try to save thousands of lives while Sophia forges ahead with her plans to wipeout, well, everyone.

9PM | THE CW
Gossip Girl
– Uncle Jack is back! And, of course, that spells trouble for his nephew, Chuck.

9PM | COMEDY CENTRAL
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
– This week’s four-episode block is packed with gems, including “The Waitress Is Getting Married” (9PM) and “Paddy’s Pub: Home of the Original Kitten Mittens,” both especially good Charlie Day episodes. Though, as any true Sunny fan knows, Charlie spells it “kitten mittons.”

10PM | ABC
Castle
– When Miss Illinois is found murdered during the “Baron’s All-American Beauty Pageant,” Castle and Beckett find there’s no lack of suspects, including the pageant host, sponsor and several other contestants. The episode’s clever title: “Pretty Dead.”

10PM | MTV
Hard Times of RJ Berger
– Miles joins the cheerleading squad in an effort to get healthier, while RJ deals with more fallout from his parents’ divorce.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
– Adrianna goes after Navid on 90210 (8PM, The CW);
– In week eight competition, each of the remaining pairs performs two numbers on Dancing With the Stars (8PM, ABC);
– Grace helps Arian shop for a wedding dress on Secret Life of the American Teenager (8PM, ABC Family);
Adam checks out giant handmade lollipops and key lime pie on a stick on Kid in a Candy Store (8:30PM, Food Network);
Senior considers making a settlement offer to Junior on American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior (9PM, Discovery);
Guy Fieri kicks off the 12th season of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (9PM, Food Network);
– Sasha tells Kaylie she’s not on the team on Make It or Break It (9PM, ABC Family);
– It’s the series finale of Stargate Universe (9PM, Syfy);
– Danny is exposed to a lethal chemical agent on Hawaii Five-O (10PM, CBS);
– A college student is strangled to death on Law & Order: Los Angeles (10PM, NBC);
– Jackie gets her hand on a new stash of drugs, but she may need more when she sees Eddie and O’Hara leaving the hospital together on Nurse Jackie (10PM, Showtime);
Elvis Presley‘s medical records and a letter signed by Helen Keller are among the goodies on Pawn Star$ (10PM, History);
– The mother of missing high school student Natalee Holloway hosts Vanished with Beth Holloway (10PM, Lifetime), a new series that examines unsolved abduction cases.

And the late-night line-up:
Conan (11PM, TBS): Anthony Hopkins and Demetri Martin;
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11PM, Comedy Central): Keira Knightley;
The Colbert Report (11:30PM, Comedy Central): Lupe Fiasco;
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Albert Brooks and Kristen Wiig;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Jennifer Lopez and Jesse Tyler Ferguson;
Lopez Tonight (Midnight, TBS): Sinbad;
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Rob Lowe;
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Chelsea Handler;
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Jeff Goldblum and Sarah Chalke;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Walton Goggins.

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.

Potts Picks: Today’s Best TV

(ALL TIMES ET)

9PM | ABC FAMILY – SERIES FINALE
Greek
– It’s graduation day for the cast and crew of Greek, as the college dramedy wraps its four-season run tonight. The good news is that we can expect resolution on the show’s ongoing storylines: the Kappa Taus try to stop their house from being demolished, Casey and Cappie realize what their future holds and Cappie and Evan decide whether or not their friendship is meant to last.

8PM | ABC
The Bachelor: The Women Tell All
– A.k.a., the crazies return and rip into Brad.

8PM | NBC
The Event
– It’s back with a new two-hour episode, and Virginia Madsen joins the cast as an Alaskan senator who’s threatening to go on Hardball and let Chris Matthews and his viewers know about the secret detention facility.

8PM | FOX
House
– Dream sequence alert! But don’t groan; this one’s musical, with choreography.

8PM | ABC FAMILY
Pretty Little Liars
– The girls have been feeling so guilty about their own issues that they didn’t realize just how many other townsfolk have major secrets of their own. Until tonight.

9PM | FOX
The Chicago Code
– Alderman Gibbons’ help is solicited when a teen boy is murdered while spreading his church’s message in Chinatown, and the locals refuse to cooperate.

9PM | COMEDY CENTRAL
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
– Tonight’s four-episode block includes “The Gang Gets Whacked,” parts one and two, the episodes where Charlie finds and must bid adieu to his beloved Peter Nincompoop. Classic Charlie Day.

10PM | BRAVO
Bethenny Ever After
Jason and Bethenny plan a date night, but they’re still dealing with tension about his family, especially after he suggests another visit to his parents’ house in Pennsylvania.

Worth flipping to during commercials:
– It’s the second season premiere of Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back on Style (8PM);
Adam tours the Ben & Jerry’s factory on Kid in a Candy Store (8:30PM, Food Network);
– Connie and Larry decide to be each other’s wingmen on Mad Love (8:30PM, CBS);
– The gang makes a life-size replica of a table hockey game, with movable players, on Cake Boss (9PM, TLC);
Heather Locklear plays a woman who tries to save her marriage after both she and the hubs are unfaithful in He Loves Me (9PM, Lifetime);
– An eight-year-old gets a killer rock-n-roll-themed bash on Outrageous Kid Parties (9:30PM, TLC);
Nelly‘s the subject of a new Behind the Music (10PM, VH1);
– A former college football star battles weigh gain on Heavy (10PM, A&E);
– On Pawn Stars (10PM, History), we find out how much money Houdini’s handcuffs and a Super Bowl trophy would fetch;
The Shat chats with Ed Asner on Shatner’s Raw Nerve (10PM, Bio);
– Daisy tries to clean up her friends’ problems on Skins (10PM, MTV);
Stargate Universe (10PM, Syfy) returns as Chloe tries to buy her cohorts time by contacting the aliens who abducted her.

And the late-night line-up:
Conan (11PM, TBS): Seth Green and Jayma Mays;
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (11PM, Comedy Central): Senator Rand Paul;
The Colbert Report (11:30PM, Comedy Central): Joshua Foer;
The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35PM, CBS): Betty White and The Script;
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (11:35PM, NBC): Amy Poehler and The Situation (REPEAT);
Lopez Tonight (Midnight, TBS): Donald Glover and Forest Whitaker;
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05AM, ABC): Owen Wilson, Kelly Ripa and Adele (REPEAT);
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (12:35AM, NBC): Ricky Martin, Minka Kelly and Dana Carvey (REPEAT);
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37AM, CBS): Aaron Eckhart;
Last Call with Carson Daly (1:35AM, NBC): Thomas Lennon (REPEAT).

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