TV News, Links, and What to Watch Tonight

ABOVE: The winner of Top Chef All-Stars is announced, with Chef Richard Blais taking home the coveted prize.

What's New on TV Tonight

8 PM — 9 PM
ABC: Wipeout
CBS: The Big Bang Theory and Rules of Engagement
FOX: American Idol
NBC: Perfect Couples

9 PM — 10 PM
CBS: CSI
ABC: Grey's Anatomy (the musical episode)
FOX: Mobbed (series premiere)
TruTV: World's Dumbest...
TLC: Police Women: Most Amazing Arrests
History Channel: Swamp People
Spike: TNA Wrestling

10 PM — 11 PM
FX: Archer
ABC: Private Practice
CBS: The Mentalist
MTV: Jersey Shore: Reunion Special
Food Network: Ice Brigade
HGTV: House Hunters
Discovery: Taxidermy USA
A&E: Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force

Tonight's Late Night Guests

The Daily Show: Norm MacDonald (Comedy Central)
The Colbert Report: Piers Gibbon (Comedy Central)
Conan: Johnny Knoxville, Kaley Cuoco, Thompson Square (TBS)
Lopez Tonight: Snoop Dogg, Brittany Snow (TBS)
Chelsea Lately: Shenae Grimes (E!)
Jimmy Kimmel Live: David Beckham, Wes Craven, Sum 41 (ABC)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Kourtney & Kim Kardashian, Fareed Zakaria, Mary Mary (NBC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Elton John, James Marsden, Duran Duran (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman: Chris Rock, Ellen Page, Funeral Party (CBS)
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Julie Chen, Jeffrey Tambor (CBS)

  • In TV News...

  • Will Arnett has officially signed on to NBC's new comedy pilot, he'll play Christina Applegate's deadbeat husband. In other words: he is not the new boss of The Office. [Inside TV]
  • NBC has announced a new addition to their lineup: Betty White's Off Their Rockers, a hidden-camera style show that will feature old folk pranking the "youth of America." [NBC]
  • Oprah is rumored to be planning her series finale by reaching out to Donald Trump in hopes that she can give him a makeover on her last episode. [New York Post]
  • HBO has canceled In Treatment. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • See which of your favorite shows won Peabody Awards this year. [Peabody]
  • Carrie Ann Inaba's boyfriend proposed to her today on Live With Regis and Kelly. [TV Squad]
  • Jonathan Groff is returning to Glee, this time for three episodes. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • I was suprised to see Blossom on this list of the 10 most stylish characters in television—but maybe it's just because the 90s don't translate very well. [TV Squad]
  • What do Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, and Demi Moore have in common? They will be directing Lifetime movies. [Deadline]
  • The ten most promising pilots for the fall (plus one bomb.) [Warming Glow]
  • Hugh Dancy and Parker Posey are joining the cast of The Big C. [EW]
  • Check out the first full-length trailer for the new season of Doctor Who. [io9]
  • Around The Web...

  • Judge Judy was hospitalized yesterday—but she should be okay to return to her TV courtroom soon. [PopEater]
  • It's World Backup Day! Have you backed up your files lately? If not, here's how. [Lifehacker]
  • Thinking about seeing Source Code? Revisit some other movies about time travel first (both good and bad!) [Television Without Pity]
  • The Backstreet Boys and the New Kids on the Block have recorded a song together. Listen to it here. [Vulture]
  • Looks like there's going to be a fifth (and likely sixth!) Pirates of the Carribean movie. [Movieline]
  • Kanye West vs. Bob Dylan –- a Word Mashup Infographic. [The Strut]