MTV orders two more seasons of The Real World, the cast of Modern Family will sit down with James Lipton in the Actors Studio and will Brad Womack return to The Bachelor for a third time?

TV News, Links, and What to Watch Tonight

ABOVE: Jane Krakowski and Tina Fey on the set of 30 Rock taping a scene yesterday. Guess a giant dog suit is one way to get around hiding a pregnancy! [Pop Eater]

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
ABC: The Middle
CBS: Survivor
NBC: Minute to Win It
FOX: American Idol
The CW: America's Next Top Model

9 PM — 10 PM
ABC: Modern Family and Mr. Sunshine
The CW: Shedding for the Wedding
TBS: Are We There Yet?
Syfy: Ghost Hunters
A&E: Dog the Bounty Hunter
Discovery: Sons of Guns
History Channel: Journey to the Earth's Core
TruTV: Operation Repo
Showtime: Inside NASCAR

10 PM — 11 PM
ABC: Off the Map
NBC: Law & Order: SVU
FX: Justified
Bravo: Top Chef
MTV: The Real World
Syfy: Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files
TV Land: Hot in Cleveland and Retired at 35 (season finales)
CBS: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Cooking Channel: Extra Virgin
TLC: Hoarding: Buried Alive

Tonight's Late Night Guests

The Daily Show: Richard Lewis (Comedy Central)
The Colbert Report: Nathan Myhrvold (Comedy Central)
Conan: Vanessa Hudgens, The Miz, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (TBS)
Lopez Tonight: Matthew McConaughey, Micky Ward, Ron Artest (TBS)
Chelsea Lately: Carla Gugino (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Rainn Wilson, Abbie Cornish, the Gaslight Anthem (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Carol Burnett, Jason Ritter, Keith Urban (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Trey Parker & Matt Stone, Geoffrey Canada, Friendly Fires, Bootsy Collins (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: Ben Stiller, Dario Franchitti, The Strokes (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Jim Parsons — repeat (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • The cast of Modern Family will appear on an episode of James Lipton's Inside the Actor's Studio. [Inside TV]
  • Post freak-out, some are wondering if Chris Brown will appear on Dancing With the Stars next week—and if he'll come back to Good Morning America to apologize. [Vulture]
  • With Brad and Emily's relationship on the rocks, ABC execs are considering bringing Brad Womack back to The Bachelor for the third time. I'd watch. [Pop Eater]
  • Turner Classic Movies will air back-to-back movies in honor of Elizabeth Taylor on April 10th. [TV Squad]
  • Still more speculation on Mad Men's 5th season: It could be pushed until the fall. [NY Daily News]
  • Showtime and Netflix have broken up, and users won't be able to stream any current Showtime shows. Who thinks this has to do with Kevin Spacey's new show on Netflix? [Deadline]
  • TNT has renewed Southland and ordered a new series called <i>Perception that will star Eric McCormick and Rachael Leigh Cook. [Inside TV]
  • Both Desperate Housewives and Cougar Town will air finales that are super-long. The rest of ABC's finales can be seen at the source. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is working on a TV series—believe it. [/Film]
  • The Simpsons versus Family Guy: Who's stole which jokes from each other? [Warming Glow]
  • General Hospital killed off a 4-year-old on their show yesterday, which apparently shocked and enraged fans of the show. So, why won't they kill of James Franco again? [NY Post]
  • Big Hoss (from Pawn Stars) has been arrested after getting into a bar fight. [TV Squad]
  • Here's an interesting look into Showtime's transition into the new home of black comedy. [Splitsider]
  • Don't be on seeing The Real World end any time soon—MTV just picked up two more seasons of the reality show. [Inside TV]
  • Around the Web...

  • "Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America" will hit bookstores on October 4th. Essentially, it's the book that Leslie prepared in Parks and Rec's "Time Capsule" episode, but the "professional version." Cool! [Pop Culture Brain]
  • In more book news, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: The Book will give you an inside look at the movie and arrives in stores at the end of the month. [Pop Candy]
  • Matthew Morrison and Gwyneth Paltrow liked each other so much on Glee that they'll team up for a duet on his new album. [Pop Eater]
  • Three new Wavves songs that you've probably never heard before! [Pitchfork]
  • 19 reasons Elizabeth Taylor was the "fiercest bitch on earth." [Best Week Ever]
  • Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa will star in a stoner comedy together. [Movieline]
  • Manhattan's street grid-system turned 200 years old today. [Laughing Squid]