Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 9 p.m.) – Former heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson guest stars on SVU tonight as a convicted murderer. Tune in next season when Evander Holyfield appears as an arsonist, and he is brought to justice by a tough, no-nonsense detective from England played by Lennox Lewis. (NOTE: I would watch that episode twice.)
The Americans (FX, 10 p.m.) – Last week’s premiere was pretty solid, as we discussed. This one’s on the Watch List. Hopefully this week they do a montage to “Sussudio.”
Modern Family (ABC, 9 p.m.) – On this week’s episode, Cam is directing a school production of Phantom of the Opera, and Manny fights tooth and nail for the lead. I assume this will make Dustin LIVID.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 10 p.m.) – Tonight is a crossover episode where the girlfriend of Gary Sinise’s character from CSI: NY goes missing in Las Vegas, so he enlists the help of thzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
American Idol (Fox, 8 p.m.) – … zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…
Workaholics/Kroll Show (Comedy Central, 10-11 p.m.) – … [wakes up] WHAT? I’M AWAKE. JESUS, WHY IS THAT LIGHT SO BRIGHT?
LATE NIGHT GUESTS: Ewan MacGregor and Julianne Hough on Kimmel; Joel McHale (DVR ALERT) and Amy Sedaris on Letterman; Emmy Rossum and Jon Ronson on Ferguson; Tim McGraw and Bar Rafeali on Leno; Whoopi Goldberg, Tavi Gevinson, and Tommy Mottola on Fallon; and Rooney Mara and Jeff Ross are on Conan.
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