TV Daily

Tuesday: Break out the litchi martinis for the season finale of "The Real Housewives of New York City." Plus: What did you think of "American Experience" on Monday?

By Salon Staff

Published April 15, 2008 10:00AM (EDT)

Prime Pick

Bravo / Shaun Fletcher

Tonight's first season finale of "The Real Housewives of New York City" (10 p.m. EDT on Bravo) is sure to be a doozy, with Ramona angering the rest of the ladies like never before! Poor Ramona has always stuck out like a stubborn little mule in a pasture of mean-spirited thoroughbreds on this show, with the rest of the housewives offering up a constant flow of surprise over anything they deem inappropriate or uncouth. "I was shocked!" the housewives tell us, but whether they're referring to spousal arguments or jokes about dildos or inadvertent insults or unfinished floors, their efforts to appear classier-than-thou are as transparent as a litchi martini. Why don't you haters stop one-upping each other and just relax? Sometimes you make the life of leisure look so stressful.


The fourth season of "The Deadliest Catch" premieres at 9 p.m. EDT on Discovery while "Frontline" special "Sick Around the World" chronicles healthcare in England, France and Germany (9 p.m. on PBS, check listings). Then "Independent Lens" documentary "King Corn" profiles the corn industry (10 p.m. on PBS, check listings).

Last night

What did you think of the "American Experience" pageant on Monday? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EDT

Milo Ventimiglia, Jordin Sparks

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EDT

A day of Hot Topics

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Shemar Moore, "Science Guy" Steve Spangler

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

Emergency House Call: Dr. Oz and a family in crisis

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings


Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EDT


Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EDT


Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EDT

The Roots

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Kelsey Grammer, Kristen Bell, Rogue Wave

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EDT

Brad Garrett, John Melendez, Ingrid Michaelson

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Cynthia Cooper, Chris Hedges

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EDT

America Ferrera, the fifth eliminated celebrity from "Dancing With the Stars," Apocalyptica

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Josh Hartnett, Jack McBrayer, Brother Ali (Repeat)

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Julie Andrews, David Krumholtz

Contributors: Molly Eichel, Heather Havrilesky, Amy Reiter, Charly Wilder

Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff

Related Topics ------------------------------------------