What’s On Tonight: Howard Stern Judges America's Talent

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05.14.12 14 Comments

America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8 p.m.) – Season premiere, now with more Howard Stern and less Piers Morgan. And yet: I would only watch this if Fartman makes his triumphant return to TV, and rips huge, juicy ones while standing in front of Howie Mandel’s face. That’s talent.

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.) – One-hour season finale. Marshall and Lily FINALLY have the baby they’ve been talking about since, like, the pilot, and Barney’s wife is revealed. This hasn’t been a great season of “How I Met,” but it’s still reliably charming and the only thing worth watching on CBS not called “The Good Wife.”

House (Fox, 9 p.m.) – Olivia Wilde returns as Thirteen. Expect a full GIF breakdown on Friday (though it will never be as good as this).

Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9 p.m.) – Season finale. Tonight’s episode has “Al-Qaeda!” in the title, so you know it’s going to be funny.

Smash (NBC, 10 p.m.) – Season finale. Hey, remember those incessant promos that aired during the Super Bowl? Those certainly were annoying. And, um, airplane food…(I got nothing, folks.)

LATE NIGHT GUESTS: Adam Scott and Tenacious D on Letterman; the Kardashians on Leno; Mila Kunis, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Rashida Jones (in Scotland!) on Ferguson; Gordon Ramsay and Willie Nelson on Fallon; and Chelsea Handler and Billy Eichner on Conan.

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