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Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 by  

So much on TV tonight! How about checking out ROYAL PAINS and NECESSARY ROUGHNESS on USA? What about the season premiere of TOP CHEF: JUST DESSERTS? And there’s a previously unaired episode of HAPPY ENDINGS on, too!

What else is on? Keep reading to find out!

Melissa and Joey | 8 and 8:30pm on ABC Family
“Going the Distance?”
Mel reexamines her romance with George. Elsewhere, Holly introduces her folks to Ryder.

“All Politics is Local”
Mel’s dad comes back to town to support a bill Mel opposes. Meanwhile, Lennox’s poetry proves popular with a classmate who’s an aspiring singer.

America’s Got Talent | 9pm on NBC
“Episode 626”
The votes are in and four more acts from the previous night move on to the semi-finals. The acts will continue their pursuit of the $1 million prize and will be one step closer to being named the most talented act in America. Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne star as the celebrity panel of judges and Nick Cannon hosts.

Royal Pains | 9pm on USA
“Me First”
Hank treats an asthmatic boy whose nanny (Madeline Zima) begins to feel ill as well. Elsewhere, Paige calls Hank for a medical emergency and risks exposing her secret; and Divya goes on a date that yields unexpected results.

Happy Endings | 9:30pm on ABC | Previously Unaired Episode
“Why Can’t You Read Me?”
When Jane thinks Alex is trying to steal her thunder with Jane’s literacy group, their old sibling rivalry heats up. Meanwhile, Dave dates an attractive women’s Lacrosse coach (guest star Bre Blair) with a strange quirk, and Penny finally gets an assistant (guest star Gina Rodriguez) and is determined to be the “cool boss,” with disastrous results.

Necessary Roughness | 10pm on USA
“Forget Me Not”
Dani tries to help a female boxer who’s losing her memory, along with several boxing matches. Elsewhere, T.K.’s therapy intensifies; and Matt receives an attractive offer.

Damages | 10pm on DirecTV
“I’m Worried About My Dog”
Patty uses her drug-company case to gain information on High Star; and a journalist tries to embed with High Star mercenaries in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Michael Hewes seeks out his daughter, Catherine.

Rescue Me | 10pm on FX
Lou delivers Tommy’s letters to Sheila and Janet behind Tommy’s back. And “Francostein” runs a tight firehouse as Lou’s interim replacement. Then he gets an opportunity to test his leadership skills on a call.

Top Chef: Just Desserts | 10pm on Bravo | Season Premiere
The second season opens with fourteen new pastry chefs battling it out in a sweet feat based on a popular fairy tale.

Hot in Cleveland | 10pm on TV Land
Elka and Fred (Buck Henry) plan a low-key wedding ceremony with a reverend (Cedric the Entertainer), but the bride-to-be turns into a monster after the women urge her to go all out. Meanwhile, Victoria tries out a new product from Mrs. Ladypants.

Also playing…

  • Minute to Win It | 8pm on NBC: “Girls Got Game”
  • Big Brother | 8pm on CBS: “Episode 1321”
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation | 9pm on TeenNick: “Don’t Panic, Part 1”
  • The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants | 10pm on Showtime: “Episode 7”

What will you be watching?

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