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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Thursday, April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011 by  

Lots of choices tonight! My DVR is already sweating. Read on for the full lineup!

American Idol | 8pm on Fox
“1 of 7 Voted Off”
It’s that time of the week where one finalist will be eliminated from the competition. Tune in to see who faces the chopping block and is sent home after America’s vote is revealed live.

The Vampire Diaries | 8pm on The CW
Stefan and Damon are furious when they discover that Elena has defied them both to make a new ally and take control of the plan to out-maneuver Klaus. Disagreement over how to protect Elena leads to growing tension between the Salvatore brothers. Meanwhile, Stefan has his hands full trying to keep a confused and frightened Jenna safe. Flashbacks to 1491 reveal Katherine’s introduction to Elijah and Klaus, along with the origin of the moonstone curse. Elena learns shocking new information about Klaus’ motives.

Community | 8pm on NBC
“Paradigms of Human Memory”
As the study group gathers to assemble their 20th and final Anthropology diorama of the year, they begin reminiscing about their favorite times together – including a trip they made to a western ghost town, a last minute glee club performance, the clandestine trysts that Jeff and Britta have pulled off and the cornucopia of costumes that Dean Pelton has managed to wear over the year. Meanwhile, Troy’s pet monkey returns, only to disappear back into the school’s ventilation system. On the case, Senor Chang quickly dives in to retrieve the monkey – along with all the loot he has stolen.

The Paul Reiser Show | 8:30pm on NBC
“The Play Date”
Paul is left in charge of picking up Jonathan’s son for a play date when Claire is stuck at the dentist’s office – and complications arise. Meanwhile, Paul if forced to make amends to Terrance (guest star Henry Rollins), the father of a schoolmate with an intimidating personality, who suspects Paul has done him wrong.

SO MUCH MORE. Keep reading…

Bones | 9pm on Fox
“The Finder”
The remains of a maritime museum security guard are found in the Florida Everglades after an attempt to steal an obsolete 17th century nautical chart fragment used to find treasures. In order to solve the crime, Booth seeks out Walter Sherman (guest star Geoff Stults), a former Iraqi soldier with an uncanny gift to unearth anyone and anything. With Sherman’s help, as well as that of his colleague, Ike Latulippe (guest star Saffron Burrows), and his legal advisor, Leo Knox (guest star Michael Clarke Duncan), the team is led to tattoo artist who points them in the direction of a tough young woman. But when the woman is found murdered with remnants of the map lodged in her remains, the team discovers centuries of history linked to the map and the suspect behind the crimes. Meanwhile, Brennan puts Sherman’s remarkable skill to the test, and Booth harbors cold feelings toward his former military comrade.

Nikita | 9pm on The CW
“Girl’s Best Friend”
Nikita believes it’s getting too dangerous for Alex at Division and decides its time Alex disappeared. Alex agrees but before the plan can be put in motion, she and Jaden are assigned to an overseas mission to stop the son of a foreign president (guest star Edi Gathegi) from selling a newly developed nerve toxin. Things go awry and Alex must decide between saving the mission or saving herself.

The Office | 9pm on NBC
“Michael’s Last Dundies”
Michael trains Deangeleo (guest star Will Ferrell) to take over the job of hosting the Dundie Awards. Erin struggles with her dislike of her boyfriend, Gabe.

Parks and Recreation | 9:30pm on NBC
Ann convinces Leslie to sign up for an online dating service, only to be matched with someone she already knows. Chris decides to start a health initiative and challenges Ron to a burger cook-off.

Archer | 10pm on FX
“White Nights”
Archer searches for his father’s identity in Russia, where he runs into trouble, requiring the rescue efforts of ODIN agent Barry, who’s not exactly Archer’s friend.

Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew | 10pm on MTV
“The Black Eyed Peas”
The Black Eyed Peas hand out the challenges and assign each crew to a different Black Eyed Peas song, to which they’ll have to choreograph their routines.

30 Rock | 10pm on NBC
“100th Episode Part 1 and 2”
When Hank Hooper threatens to cancel “TGS”, Jack convinces him to allow Liz and company the chance to do their 100th episode. To produce the best show possible, however, Liz must deal with less-than-ideal working conditions. Amidst the chaos of show preparation, Jack starts doubting a key decision in his life and Jenna contemplates motherhood.

Secret Diary of a Call Girl | 10:30pm on Showtime
“Episode 3”
Belle suffers an identity crisis as she realizes how many roles she plays. Later, a shock is in store for Belle when she meets Ben’s mother.

Also playing…

  • Real Housewives of New York City | 10 pm on Bravo: “Hairy Mess”
  • Watch What Happens Live | 11pm on Bravo: “#426”
  • Eagleheart | 12am on Adult Swim | Season Finale: “A Mug of Chili and a Bowl of Death”

See what I mean? Let us know what YOU will be watching or DVRing for later!

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