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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, December 5, 2010

January 5, 2011 by  

It’s hump day, yo.

And you know what that means…

Peep the post-coital TV on tap…

The Middle | 8pm on ABC
“Taking Back The House”
After years of being at their kids’ beck-and-call and never having time for themselves, Frankie and Mike decide to take charge of their lives and regaincontrolover the Heck household. But Axl, Sue and Brick don’t plan on going down without a fight.

Human Target | 8pm on Fox | Season Premiere
“A Problem Like Maria”; “Communication Breakdown”
Chance and Ilsa’s partnership is put to the test when Chance’s old flame asks for his help in rescuing a kidnapped colleague from a ruthless South American dictator. Meanwhile, Winston, Guerrero and Ames must save a bumbling private investigator (guest star Tony Hale, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT) whose botched case has him targeted for death in the all-new “A Problem Like Maria/Communication Breakdown” two-parter. [GMMR: Did you happen to see the quality time we spent with the show’s new leading ladies as well as Chi McBride?]

Live To Dance | 8pm on CBS
“Auditions #2”
The new CBS reality-competition series features one of the most inclusive talent searches ever on television, with Paula Abdul serving as executive producer, mentor and lead expert of the series.

Better With You | 8:30pm on ABC
“Better With Skinny Jeans”
When Mia accuses Ben of ripping her favorite pair ofjeans, she drags him to the store, where he has to break the tough news to her that it’s time for pregnancy pants. Meanwhile Joel decides to get himself into shape after he finds out he’s ranked last in Vicky and her girlfriends’ fantasy husband draft website, and Maddie goes to extreme lengths to impress Casey with her high regard for the U.S. Postal Service.

Modern Family | 9pm on ABC
“Slow Down Your Neighbors”
Claire becomes a determined neighborhood vigilante hoping to catch and stop a menacing car that speeds though their streets. Meanwhile, Phil is busy trying to land an important listing with a difficult client, Jay teaches Manny how to ride a bike — only to learn Gloria needs lessons too — and Mitchell and Cameron stumble upon a mysterious neighbor who is quite the charmer.

Law & Order: SVU | 9pm on NBC
“Pop”; “Possessed”
A young boy is found dead on a park carousel after being dropped off by his uncle Joe Gilbert (guest star James Carpinello). When Detectives Bensonand Stabler learn that the boy was beaten to death they suspect that it could be the result of a bully at school. The investigation leads to an unsettling gambling ring. Detectives suspect that Gilbert’s acquaintance, Joe Roberts is beating his wife Sandra (guest star Drea de Matteo) and the case takes a horrifying turn. In hour 2, Detective Saliyah “Sunny” Qadri (guest star Shohreh Aghdashloo) goes in search of Brooklyn District Attorney Page Ferguson, who she fears may be in danger. Qadri finds Ferguson just in time to witness her fall fromthe topof a parking garage. When Benson arrives, she discovers that the crime scene has been tampered with. Benson turns to an old friend, Assistant U.S.Attorney Christine Danielson (guest star Gloria Reuben) for help. As the investigation progresses, Benson begins to question Ferguson’s suspicious past and Qadri’s involvement in the case.

Friday Night Lights | 9pm on DirecTV
Coach fears he’s beginning to lose his grip on the team. Tami worries that one of her students is being neglected. Vince alienates his teammates. Becky enters a beauty pageant.

Cougar Town | 9:30pm on ABC
“No Reason To Cry”
When Grayson doesn’t share Jules’ sadness on a series of unfortunate but accidental events, shequestionswhether they’re meant to be together on ABC’s “Cougar Town,” WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 (9:31-10:01 p.m., ET). Meanwhile, Travis’ newgirlfriendthrows Bobby off his golf game, and Ellie gets upset with Andy when he uses their joke on Laurie.

Top Chef | 10pm on Bravo
“Dim Sum Lose Sum”
In a series first, head judge Tom Colicchio enters the competition, challenging the chefs to beat his time in creating a dish. Then, the meal masters head to Chinatown to serve up dim sum for locals.

Also Playing…

– Mystery Diagnosis – “Fight To The Last Breath” – 8pm on OWN

– The 37th Annual People’s Choice Awards – 9pm on CBS

– Inside The NFL – “18 10-11” – 9pm on Showtime

– Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew – “Episode 8” – 10pm on VH1

– I Used To Be Fat – “Marci” – 10pm on MTV

– Toddlers & Tiaras – “Universal Royalty, Texas” – 10pm on TLC

Thoughts? What will YOU be watching tonight and DVR’ing for later in the week?

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