Miley Cyrus will host Saturday Night Live, Amanda Peet signs with NBC to play a housewife, more My Strange Addiction, and Adam Scott explains his absence from the Parks and Rec EW cover.

TV News, Links, and What to Watch Tonight

ABOVE: It's Star Trek versus Doctor Who in a battle of epic sci-fi magnitude. [io9 via Geek Tyrant]

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
ABC: Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
NBC: Who Do You Think You Are (season premiere)
CBS: The Defenders
FOX: Kitchen Nightmares
The CW: Smallville
Syfy: Friday Night Smackdown

9 PM — 10 PM
ABC: 20/20
FOX: Fringe
CBS: CSI: NY
NBC: Dateline
The CW: Supernatural
OWN: Your OWN Show
HBO: The Ricky Gervais Show
BBC America: Law & Order: U.K.
TLC: Say Yes to the Dress
Teen Nick: Degrassi

10 PM — 11 PM
E!: The Soup and Fashion Police
IFC: Onion News Network and Portlandia
HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher
STARZ: Spartacus
Syfy: Merlin

Tonight's Late Night Guests

Chelsea Lately: Josh Wolf (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Ryan Seacrest, Melissa Leo, Cage the Elephant — repeat (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Kathy Griffin, Gayle King, the Black Keys (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Mike Gordon
(NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: Ed Helms, Ted Alexandro, the Dears (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Jason Biggs, Jennifer Ouellette (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • Miley Cyrus will host Saturday Night Live on March 5th, giving newbie Vanessa Bayer the chance to do her "it's pretty cool" impression to the star herself. The rumored musical guest? The Strokes. [Splitsider]
  • Speaking of SNL rumors, there are some potential hosts for the rest of the season floating around: Zach Galifianakis, Helen Mirren, Elton John and Justin Timberlake. Not bad, but when will Timberlake give up and join the cast? [Splitsider]
  • Lovers of freaks, rejoice: TLC has renewed My Strange Addiction for another season. [Inside TV]
  • Mystery solved! Adam Scott wasn't on the cover of Entertainment Weekly with the rest of his Parks and Recreation cast because he was stuck on the East Coast due to snow. We hear that. [Pop Watch]
  • Amanda Peet has signed on to NBC's Bent, playing "a single mother trying not to fall for the contractor she hires to re-do her kitchen." I'm serious, you guys. [TV Squad]
  • HBO has announced that Treme's second season will premiere on April 24th. [TV Guide]
  • Here's a must-read for this weekend: The Complete Oral History of Party Down. [Details]
  • Around the Web...

  • Unless you've been living under a rock, you should know that Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" made its debut today. [Sound Cloud]
  • As of yesterday, Camille and Kelsey Grammer are officially divorced. [Pop Eater]
  • Ryan Gosling will star in the remake of Logan's Run. I know a certain Freeze Framer that might be excited by this news? [Vulture]
  • There's now a kickstarter campaign to get a RoboCop statue in downtown Detroit. [Vulture]
  • These are Vulture's nine best speeches from award season — so far. Do you agree? [NY Mag]
  • Here's a piece about the watermelon-smashing Gallagher. [The Stranger]
  • Here's what the cover of the new Strokes album will look like. [Vulture]
  • A brief history of movie titles with puns in them. [Splitsider]
  • Here's your first look at the cast of The Hobbit. [Pop Culture Brain]