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Monday: Gorge yourself on the empty calories of reality TV with "The Bachelor," "The Hills" and "American Gladiators." Plus: What did you think of "Battlestar Galactica" on Sunday?


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Salon Staff
May 12, 2008 2:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

Left to right: ABC, NBC, MTV

Tonight, if you're in the mood for sugary reality fluff, you're in luck! Matt gives out his final rose on the season finale of "The Bachelor: London Calling" (10 p.m. EDT on ABC), Lauren runs into more trouble on the season finale of "The Hills" (10 p.m. on MTV), and the muscular behemoths return on the season premiere of "American Gladiators" (8 p.m. on NBC). So many empty calories of reality TV to watch, so little time!

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Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart star in "The African Queen" (6 p.m. EDT on TCM); then the season finale of "Medium" airs at 9 p.m. on NBC, while a repeat of "FDR" on "American Experience" (9 p.m. on PBS, check listings) examines Roosevelt's early childhood and marriage. The four-part documentary "Sex: The Revolution" (10 p.m. on VH1) begins with a profile of sexuality in the '50s.

Last night

What did you think of the "Battlestar Galactica" on Sunday? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EDT

Eric Dane, "American Idol" castoff Jason Castro, the winner of "Survivor"

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EDT

Cast members from Broadway's "Passing Strange"

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Matthew Fox, "American Idol" castoff Jason Castro

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

TBA

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

TBA

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EDT

TBA

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EDT

TBA

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EDT

TBA

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Stupid Pet Tricks, Shia LaBeouf, N.E.R.D.

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EDT

Jack Black, Clay Aiken

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Kelsey Grammer, Sen. Harry Reid

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EDT

Robert Downey Jr., "Dancing With the Stars" castoff Mario, Lyfe Jennings (repeat)

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EDT

William Shatner, Gary Vaynerchuk

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EDT

John Stamos, Judith Smith-Levin, Jaymay

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


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