What to Watch Tonight: Modern Family, Cougar Town, Breaking In & Happy Endings

by Jason the TVaholic on May 11, 2011

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News & Notes

Pre-Order Cougar Town Season 2 on DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the first season finale of Better With You.

Last day to enter our In Plain Sight prize pack giveaway.

Prime Picks

The Middle (ABC): New. Axl asks the wrong girl to prom and then stands her up. Sue is attempting to get in with the B crowd at school.
Better With You (ABC): Season Finale. Casey and Mia decide that they really do want to get married before the baby is born, but seeing as how she has gone into labor already everyone pitches in to make it happen.

Modern Family (ABC): New. Phil and Claire decide to switch their parenting roles. Cameron gets sick and Mitchell has to figure out what he is going to do with their Lady Gaga tickets. Runs 31 minutes.
Cougar Town (ABC): New. Bobby and Jules are at a loss as to how to help Travis after he gets his heart broken. Grayson decides to standup to Jules. Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) guest stars in the episode. Runs 29 minutes.

Happy Endings (ABC): New. Two episodes play tonight. In the first, Brad deals with bad service at a restaurant and Jane thinks Max is missing out on a good guy. In the second, Max doesn’t like the big coffee chain that has opened up next door to Alex’s shop and Dave reconnects with one of his teachers from high school.

Other Options

  • Breaking In (FOX): New. The team has trouble keeping a fast food chain’s secret recipe secure. Plays after the 90 minute American Idol and runs 30 minutes. Sadly, FOX announced yesterday that they would not be picking this show up for a second season, which makes next week the series finale. What do you think of the decision?
  • Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team is investigating when bodies are found buried beneath the ocean floor off the coast of Florida. Next week is the season finale.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. A fan is used to attempt to propel a sailboat. Last week’s episode replays right before. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Wednesday Night Baseball MLB action with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Chicago Cubs.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA playoff action with the Boston Celtics at the Miami Heat followed by the Memphis Grizzlies at the should still be the Sonics.

Late Night

  • Justified (FX): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Bloody Harlan,” replays.

TV Marathons

Bravo has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Oxygen has nine episodes of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.
Syfy has eight episodes of Haunted.
USA has 10 episodes of NCIS.
WE tv has seven episodes of Raising Sextuplets early and later 10 episodes of The Golden Girls.

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