HBO preps a mini-series about Dick Cheney, Stephen King may write an episode of The Walking Dead, All My Children's future looks grim and don't forget that Dancing With the Stars begins anew tonight!

TV News, Links, and What to Watch Tonight

ABOVE: A still from Pee-Wee Herman's Broadway show, which aired on HBO this weekend. Watch clips here!

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
ABC: Dancing With the Stars (season premiere)
CBS: How I Met Your Mother and Mad Love
NBC: Chuck
FOX: House
ABC Family: Pretty Little Liars' (season finale)

9 PM — 10 PM
NBC: The Event
Syfy: Being Human
FOX: The Chicago Code
USA: Monday Night RAW
Oxygen: The Bad Girls Club
CBS: Mike and Molly (9:30)
Food Network: Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Travel Channel: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
A&E: Intervention
TLC: Cake Boss

10 PM — 11 PM
ABC: Castle
A&E: Heavy
NBC: Harry's Law
CBS: Hawaii Five-0
Syfy: Stargate Universe
MTV: Skins (season finale)
TLC: 19 Kids and Counting
Food Network: Meat and Potatoes
Bravo: Bethenny Ever After

Tonight's Late Night Guests

The Daily Show: Sarah Vowell (Comedy Central)
The Colbert Report: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers (Comedy Central)
Tavis Smiley: Ted Danson (PBS)
Conan: Sarah Silverman, Biz Stone, Pete Holmes (TBS)
Lopez Tonight: Mike Tyson, Emmy Rossum, 30 Seconds to Mars (TBS)
Chelsea Lately: Avril Lavigne (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Liv Tyler, Mark Cuban, Brett Dennen (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Zachary Levi, Lisa Lampanelli, Raphael Saadiq (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning, Little Dragon (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: Dana Carvey, Dr. Michio Kaku, British Sea Power (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Denis Leary, Kathleen Madigan — repeat (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • HBO is making a mini-series about Dick Cheney that producers say will single-minded pursuit of enhanced power for the Presidency [that] was unprecedented in the nation's history." [Warming Glow]
  • ABC is considering canceling All My Children—say it isn't so!—and will announce either today or tomorrow what the decision on the soap is. [TV Squad]
  • Ken Jeong will play Bruce Willis' character in Community's upcoming Pulp Fiction homage, but don't expect any spot-on impressions: "I could not be a worser guy to play Bruce Willis, so it was oddly perfect!" [Access Hollywood]
  • You can safely consider No Ordinary Family cancelled. ABC will burn off the remainder of the new episodes on Saturdays. [HitFix]
  • Stephen King may write an episode of The Walking Dead. [Vulture]
  • Dominic Purcell will play a Hollywood businessman on Castle. [TVLine]
  • Benjamin Bratt has joined the cast of Private Practice permanently. [ONTD]
  • Here's a Doctor Who mini-episode for Who fans to enjoy. [Cinema Blend]
  • It's getting to be that time of year again—here's a Entertainment Weekly's favorite finales of all time.[EW]
  • Six ways that living like the Jersey Shore cast is bad for your health. [Blisstree]
  • Around the Web...

  • Take a few lessons from the Dan Harmon school of writing. [Splitsider]
  • Jack Daniels will launch a new brand of whiskey—Tennessee Honey. Yum! [Luxist]
  • Cute! Check out the cover of Mindy Kaling's new book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns.) [Splitsider]
  • 50 photos to remember Knut the polar bear by. [Best Week Ever]
  • The Lonely Island's new album will hit stores on May 10th. [Splitsider]
  • 8 milestones in the evolution of Jason Bateman. [Movieline]
  • Simon Cowell supposedly thinks Rebecca Black's "Friday" is brilliant. [TV Guide]