For Monday, April 25th 2011 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Mad Love (CBS, 8:30pm) – “The Young and the Reckless” – Ben (Jason Biggs) and Kate (Sarah Chalke) get spontaneous on an outing, which, if you’ve been watching all along and know them by now, won’t go well! And Larry (Tyler Labine) makes nice with Connie (Judy Greer), at least temporarily, so he can hit on her friend.
The Event (NBC, 9pm) – “Strain” – Sean (Jason Ritter) Vicky (Taylor Cole) try to stop Sophia’s weapon from being loaded onto a plane that is bound for U.S. soil while Michael (Scott Patterson) helps his daughter, and there is a sudden outbreak of illness in the White House.
Better With You (ABC, 9:30pm) – “Better With Dancing” – On a special night, right after a new episode of Dancing with the Stars, this sitcom takes synergy to a new level when Casey (Jake Lacy) and Mia (JoAnna Garcia) take a dance class, where he proves to be a very accomplished dancer, while she…is not. Derek Hough is their instructor. It’s all to prepare for their wedding reception, but her lack of skills and mega pregnancy hormones may get in the way. Also Larry King guest stars as himself, staying at Ben (Josh Cooke)’s hotel, and of course Ben seeks him out for some very special advice when he and Maddie (Jennifer Finnigan) fight over spending too much time with her parents.
Nurse Jackie (SHO, 10pm) – “Rat Falls” – Jackie (Edie Falco) is still in short supply, even though her dealings with her former patient have found her a new dealer, and she ends up snapping at Eddie (Paul Schulze) over the attention he is paying Tunie (Jaimie Alexander). Coop (Peter Facinelli) steps up his campaign to get the ER chief title but crumbles when his mothers deliver some devastating news. Meanwhile Akalitus (Anna Deveare Smith) fights the Catholic Church who sends repossessors to take the statues out of the hospital chapel.
United States of Tara (SHO, 10:30pm) – “Dr. Hattaras’ Miracle Elixir” – Tara (Toni Collette) decides to drop her psych class but her professor (guest star Eddie Izzard) proposes a different idea. Tara has more troubles, though, because despite Charmaine (Rosemarie DeWitt)’s struggles with her newborn, she still wants Tara far, far away from the baby. Kate (Brie Larson), meanwhile, starts her flight attendant training and finds she really does have a knack for it, namely for dealing with the difficult personalities. Hmm, we wonder where she learned that! Lionel (Michael Willett) catches Marshall (Keir Gilchrist) in a compromising position with another boy and leaves with their child: the shared video camera.
What will you watch??
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