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TV Junkie: What Wither Parenthood? Broken Bells on Letterman; New 'Southland'

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The Broken Bells perform tonight on Letterman (11:35pm on CBS)

The Broken Bells perform tonight on Letterman (11:35pm on CBS)
We're interested in seeing how NBC's "Parenthood" performs tonight after last week's very modest debut despite massive promotion during the Olympics.
Robert "Joe" Halderman, the producer who tried to extort David Letterman, admitted his guilt today.
Remember way back when NBC screwed over Conan O'Brien? Sidekick Andy Richter weighs in on the experience via the AP.
While we might not be a fan of the show, we were concerned when we learned that production on Starz' "Spartacus: Blood & Sand" has been halted as male lead, Andy Whitfield, has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. We wish him a speedy and complete recovery.
The TV Junkie Plan: @aots, "Lost", "Southland" (another excellent un-aired episode), Letterman (Broken Bells perform), Fallon (Chelsea Handler)7:00pm Attack of the Show! G4 - "DVDuseday"; Galactapedia; hosts: Kevin Pereira and Olivia Munn.

8:00pm 90210 The CW - Naomi and Liam get up close and personal; Gia and Adrianna form a bond during an AA meeting; Dixon and Navid try to eliminate Jasper from Annie's life

8:00pm American Idol FOX - The top eight female semifinalists perform.

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9:00pm NCIS: Los Angeles CBS - When a sailor dies in an underground street race, the team determines that his car, which contained confidential Navy equipment, had been sabotaged; Callen must go to traffic school.

9:00pm Lost ABC - Ben deals with the consequences of an uncovered lie.

10:00pm Wild Recon Animal Planet - Season Finale

10:00pm The Bad Girls Club Oxygen - Season Finale

10:00pm Embedded Current - Ben introduces his new band the Relentless 7, tours his family's music store and museum, inspects his fashion line, and goes into the studio with his protégé. Death Cab for Cutie s Nick Harmer explains tilt shift photography, and Fleet Foxes perform

10:00pm Chopped Food - Season Finale

10:00pm Food Wars Travel - Series Premiere

10:00pm The Miss Turkey Trot and Miss Drumsticks Pageants TLC - Special Presentation

10:00pm Southland TNT - Ben and John respond to a triple homicide; Lydia and her new partner realize they have different styles of investigating

10:00pm White Collar USA - Season Finale

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10:00pm Parenthood NBC - Zeek encourages Sarah to dream big while searching for a job; Crosby bonds with his newly discovered son

11:00pm Lopez Tonight TBS - Actors Freddie Prinze Jr. and Steve Austin.

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actress Julianna Margulies; grocery bagging champion Kyle Perry; Broken Bells perform.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Christoph Waltz; animal handler Dave Salmoni; Joan Jett and The Blackhearts perform.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Gabourey Sidibe; actor Josh Hopkins; Gary Allan performs.

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Lisa Kudrow; actor Adhir Kalyan.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - TV host Chelsea Handler; actor Matt Walsh; Allman Brothers perform

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