Alex Mack returns to TV, Law & Order: LA has been benched indefinitely, Banksy's Simpsons storyboards, and a major spoiler alert about next week's The Office.

TV News, Links, and What to Watch TonightS

Website of the day: Forever Alone: Faces of Rejected Bachelorettes captures the depressing moment after contestants of The Bachelor are sent home.

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
ABC: The Middle and Better With You
CBS: Live to Dance
FOX: American Idol (Season Premiere)
NBC: Minute to Win It

9 PM — 10 PM
ABC: Modern Family and Cougar Town
CBS: Criminal Minds
NBC: Chase
PBS: NOVA
A&E: Dog the Bounty Hunter
TLC: My Strange Addiction
Travel: Man v. Food: Carnivore Chronicles

10 PM — 11 PM
ABC: Off the Map
CBS: Blue Bloods
NBC: Law & Order: SVU
Bravo: Top Chef: All-Stars
Food Network: Restaurant: Impossible (Season Premiere)
MTV: I Used to be Fat
TLC: Toddlers & Tiaras
truTV: Disorder in the Court
TV Land: Hot in Cleveland (Season Premiere) and Retired at 35 (Series Premiere)
VH1: Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew (Season Finale)

Tonight's Late Night Guests
The Daily Show: Paul Clemens (Comedy Central)
The Colbert Report: Ron Reagan Jr. (Comedy Central)
Conan: Natalie Portman, Chris Pratt, Keyshia Cole (TBS)
Lopez Tonight: Cameron Diaz, Greg Fizsimmons (TBS)
Chelsea Lately Ginnifer Goodwin (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Don Rickles, Wilmer Valderrama, New Politics (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Amy Poehler, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Betty White, Stephen Merchant, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: Martin Short, Greta Gerwig, Darius Rucker (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Emily Deschanel, Rich Fulcher (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • One of the Real Housewives husbands has been given his own spin-off webcast. This honor goes to Simon van Kempen, husband to RHONY's Alex McCord. The series will focus on his every day life that's away from the Housewives drama. [Pop Eater]
  • Piers Morgan Tonight drew 2.1 million viewers on the first night. For perspective, Larry King Live's finale was seen by 2.2 million viewers. [Deadline]
  • You can check out the storyboards Banksy used for his opening sequence of The Simpsons . [Warming Glow]
  • Meet the 11 teams from the 18th season of The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business. As you can probably tell by the title, the season will bring back teams from the past to give them another chance at winning the $1 million prize. [TV Squad]
  • Larisa Oleynik (from Nickelodeon's Secret World of Alex Mack) will return to television on Hawaii Five-0. She'll play an ex-CIA analyst and Harvard graduate who's just stepped off the plane from Virgina. [TVLine]
  • The Brown Family of TLC's Sister Wives has moved to Nevada for "new opportunities." Hmm... [E!]
  • Get pumped up for Friday's return of Fringe with this music video. [TV By The Numbers]
  • Major Spoiler Alert for The Office—divert your eyes!—Ricky Gervais will appear on next week's episode. Yes, the American version! No word on who he'll play, but this girl is hoping to see David Brent and Michael Scott finally meet. [Vulture]
  • Never you worry—there will never be a Guns N' Roses episode of Glee. The band says they've been approached to do it but turned the producers down. Okay then! [Entertainment Weekly]
  • Fans of Party Down, rejoice: Rob Thomas' Little in Common has received a pilot order from Fox. The show will be about "three families whose lives have become intertwined through youth sports." [Deadline]
  • Dancing With the Stars Derek Hough will shimmy his way onto ABC's Better With You for an episode. He'll play a dance instructor. [TV Guide]
  • After only five months, Marissa Jaret Winokur is already leaving The Talk to focus on other projects. [People]
  • After the mega casting shake-ups, NBC has postponed Law & Order: Los Angeles' return indefinitely. [TV Squad]
  • Mary Tyler Moore and Betty White will reunite on Hot in Cleveland tonight—while wearing jumpsuits! [Zap2it]
  • Around the Web...

  • Are you ready for Starbucks' trenta-sized coffee? More importantly, is your body ready for that much caffeine? [Best Week Ever]
  • Here's a list of Amy Poehler's favorite sad films—just in case you're in the mood for a downer tonight! [Daily Beast]
  • Years later, we discover that Jennifer Aniston, in fact, hated her signature haircut she rocked during Friends' run. [Pop Eater]
  • The Babysitters Club: Where are they now? [The Hairpin]
  • Anne Hathaway has been officially cast as Catwoman in the next Batman film. [Deadline]
  • The deconstruction of popular Disney characters. [Rainbow Monkey]