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TV Junkie: 'Glee' Meh? More for 'Californication'

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"South Park" concludes its season with a very special episode of Timmy and Jimmy going to camp. Comedy Central at 10pm

"South Park" concludes its season with a very special episode of Timmy and Jimmy going to camp. Comedy Central at 10pm
With no new "Lost" last night we were forced to scout around for other entertainment, and while doing that we saw a lot of complaints in the Twitterverse about some #Gleeks who were extremely unhappy with last night's episode. What did you think of "Glee" last night?
Curious about ABC's "Happy Town" (premieres tonight at 10pm), then check out The Hollywood Reporter's somewhat wishy-washy review. [Hey ABC, how about sending us some screeners?]
"Californication" fans should note that in the upcoming season,Rob Lowe will join the cast to play a movie version of Hank Moody and Michael Ealy ("Sleeper Cell", "FlashForward) will also have a several-episode arc.
Did you like Ricky Gervais as host of the Golden Globes? If not, you'd better get used to him as he's been hired for the gig again.
Tonight: "Modern Family" fans will be very happy with both a new episode at 9pm as well as a very special episode of "Top Chef Masters" on Bravo at 10pm where the chefs prepare dishes for the cast and crew of "Modern Family". In late night we've got Robert Downey Jr. on Letterman and Michael Caine, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings on Fallon - pretty good stuff.
The TV Junkie Plan: "Modern Family", "South Park", "Ugly Americans", "Chelsea Lately", Letterman (Robert Downey Jr., OK Go), Fallon (Michael Caine, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings)

8:00pm America's Next Top Model The CW - The models arrive in New Zealand where they participate in go-sees with six designers.

9:00pm Modern Family ABC - Claire is suspicious when Phil's father shows up for an expected visit; Manny is traumatized by a horror movie.

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9:00pm American Idol FOX - One contestant is eliminated; Lady Antebellum performs; Rascal Flatts perform.

9:00pm MythBusters Discovery - The team tests the myth that some people are more tolerant to pain.

9:30pm High Society The CW - Season Finale. A sex scandal threatens Paul and Tommy's relationship; Devorah's trip is stalled by customs; Tinsley, Dabney and Dale rally together at a party.

10:00pm Top Chef Masters Bravo - The chefs make meals for the cast and crew of "Modern Family"

10:00pm Happy Town ABC - Series Premiere. Henley Boone moves to a seemingly idyllic town just as a shocking murder occurs

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - Mary's new witness falls in love for the first time; Mary must stop her witness from taking out his pain in the form of an explosive device.

10:00pm That Mitchell and Webb Look BBC America - More new twisted British comedy

10:00p, Police Women of Maricopa: Behind Bars TLC - Special Presentation. Following four female detention officers charged with keeping the jails of Maricopa safe.

10:00pm South Park Comedy Central - Season Finale. Jimmy and Timmy go to camp with their friends.

10:00pm Sunset Daze We - Series Premiere. Reality show following the shenanigans at a retirement community.

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10:30pm Ugly Americans Comedy Central - Season Finale. Mark struggles to find employment for a giant ape; Callie tries to resist Twayne's advances at a Demon Convention.

11:00pm The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central - Author Ken Blackwell

11:00pm Chelsea Lately E! - Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan; round-table participants include Ryan Stout, Heather McDonald and Jo Koy.

11:30pm The Colbert Report Comedy Central - Author Gregg Easterbrook

11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor Robert Downey Jr.; OK Go performs.

11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Comic Chelsea Handler; Aqualung performs.

12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Actress Julie Bowen; author Craig Robinson ("A Game of Character"); Dr. Dog performs.

12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Michael Caine; actress Mary Lynn Rajskub; Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings perform.

The season finale of "Ugly Americans" airs tonight on Comedy Central at 10:30pm:

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