8 pm American Idol (Fox) | The Top 10 perform, and a sing-off determines who’ll nab the 11th spot on Idol‘s national tour.
8 pm Survivor: Caramoan (CBS) | Brandon stuns his tribemates by revealing his hidden desire to sabotage their camp. (If you don’t like watching epic meltdowns, you might wanna avert your eyes.)
8 pm Whitney (NBC) | Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) guest-stars as Alex’s dad, who puts a pall on Alex and Whitney’s honeymoon plans when he reveals that his own marriage is kind of a sham.
8:30 pm The Neighbors (ABC) | After catching a Broadway musical, Larry decides to create one of his own (featuring original songs by just-about-every-Disney-song-you’ve-ever-heard composer Alan Menken).
9 pm Boston’s Finest (TNT) | The head of the drug-control unit decides to go big (via a massive raid on South Boston’s biggest dealers) to squelch drug-related violence in the area.
10 pm Southland (TNT) | Regina King directs this Zack Whedon-penned episode, which finds John thinking about his post-LAPD life and Lydia reconnecting with a man she sent to death row early in her career. (Get preview/Season 6 talk from Regina King.)
10 pm The Americans (FX) | Hey Elizabeth, remember the emotional fallout from Gregory? Well now it’s your turn to cry at the kitchen table, because Phillip’s old flame is back in town.
10 pm Psych (USA Network) | In “Lassie Jerky” (we do not wanna ask), Shawn and Gus join a pair of college students in the woods who are filming a documentary on Bigfoot.
10 pm Workaholics (Comedy Central) | The guys have very different reasons for coveting a videogame.
10 pm The Soup (E!) | A bunch of Spartacus folk – including Liam McIntyre, Dan Feuerriegel, Cynthia Addai-Robinson and Ellen Hollman – visit to toughen up Joel McHale.
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