TV News, Links, and What to Watch Tonight

ABOVE: A shot from Michael Scott's movie "Threat Level Midnight." Watch the highlights here. [NBC]

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
NBC: Who Do You Think You Are?
FOX: Kitchen Nightmares
ABC: Supernanny
CBS: The Defenders
The CW: Smallville
Syfy: Friday Night Smackdown
OWN: Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes

9 PM — 10 PM
CBS: CSI: New York
NBC: Dateline
FOX: Fringe
The CW: Supernatural
ABC: Primetime: What Would You Do?
BBC America: Law & Order: U.K.
TLC: Say Yes to the Dress
SYFY: Ghost Adventures
Teen Nick: Degrassi
OWN: Your OWN Show
HBO: The Ricky Gervais Show

10 PM — 11 PM
CBS: Blue Bloods
ABC: 20/20
Syfy: Merlin
Discovery: Gold Rush: Alaska
E!: The Soup and Fashion Police
IFC: Onion News Network and Portlandia
HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher
STARZ: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

Tonight's Late Night Guests

Chelsea Lately: Jennifer Beals, repeat (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Adam Sandler, Bobby Flay, Ke$ha - repeat (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Mark Harmon, Dwight Howard, 30 Seconds to Mars (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Ann Curry, Patrice O'Neal, Raekwon featuring Ghostface Killah and Jim Jones (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: David Spade, Andy Kindler, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: D.J. Qualls, Lily Tomlin (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • Nice little easter egg in last night's Community: a poster using Amy Poehler's embarrassing stock photos. [Streeter Seidell]
  • Christina Applegate is dying to get onto The Office. Something tells me it just may happen for her. [E! Online]
  • Spoiler Alert! Check out the first photo of Barney's father on How I Met Your Mother. [Pop Culture Brain]
  • Eric Roberts will star in ABC's pilot Grace. And straight from Celebrity Rehab! [Inside TV]
  • Smallville's Aaron Ashmore has joined the cast of SyFy's Warehouse 13. [Inside TV]
  • Preview the songs from Glee's next episode: Tik Tok, Don't You Wan't Me, and Blame it on the Alcohol. [Oh No They Didn't]
  • Starting next Monday, Sesame Street will celebrate "Super Grover 2.0 Week." Cute! [Pop Culture Brain]
  • Firefly is returning to TV—in the form of repeats on the Science Channel starting March 6th. [Discovery]
  • David Arquette will appear on Oprah next week in lieu of Michael Vick's cancelation. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Please watch Fringe tonight. Says star Joshua Jackson: "I am a positive person in general, but we really need our Fringe fans to tune in and watch us on Fridays. We did good when we first moved, but last week we did not have a good week, ratings wise. It is going to take the people that like the show to watch the show and start the campaign and show their support if they want to see us stick around for another season." [Entertainment Weekly]
  • Around the Web...

  • Here are the 10 best screenshots from Justin Bieber's "brutal" killing on last night's CSI. [Movieline]
  • Rosie O'Donnell: Cyberbullied by hipsters over the Arcade Fire. [Hipster Runoff]
  • You can think the band Devo for Fred Armisen's career in TV. [Vulture]
  • Watch Emma Roberts completely spoil what happens to her character on Scream 4. [Vulture]
  • The nine greatest cameos by celebrities in music videos (and yes, Courtney Cox in the video for "Dancing in the Dark" ranks #1.) [TV Squad]
  • Hey, what's Ted "Golden Voice" Williams up to? Drinking milkshakes in West Hollywood, duh. [Best Week Ever]
  • Psssst. James Franco has joined twitter. [@jamesfanco]
  • Why Americans always screw up remakes of British comedies. [Splitsider]
  • A visual chart of the death of the music industry. [Laughing Squid]