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TV Junkie: NFL; the Bachelor; Studio 60; Tom Waits on Letterman

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Tonight - Monday Night

If I could watch it all or if you could convince me otherwise:

"Monday Night Football" (ESPN, 5:30 p.m.) Packers @ Seahawks

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"Wife Swap" (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) Harley-ridin' Mom from Illinois gets swapped with a New Jersey fascist Mom

"North By Northwest" (TCM, 8:30 p.m.) Hitchcock baby! With Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, and Martin Landau(!) - this is the one with the cropduster dive-bombing Cary Grant in case you kids didn't know.

"Heroes" (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) Mohinder's father arrives in NYC to start his search for freaks

"The Bachelor: Rome" (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) Season finale. Is the Prince gonna choose the naughty girl with the red neck Dad or is he gonna pick the (purported) virgin?

"Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip" (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) Are these jokers finally going to take my advice and make the funny bits actually funny? "The West Wing" had more frickin laughs in it. And tell Matthew Perry and his boyfriend Bradley Whitford to take their goddam hands out of their pockets for effssake!

"10 Items or Less" (TBS, 11 p.m.). Sit-com series debut.

"The Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.): Kate Winslet flirts with Dave, Tom Waits(!) performs

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC, 11:35 p.m.): Cameron Diaz(!), Isaac Mizrahi, the Wreckers perform

"Late Night With Conan O'Brien" (NBC, 12:35 a.m.): Matthew Broderick, Lisa Edelstein, Jet performs

Matthew Perry suicide pic from NBC.com