For Wednesday, May 4th 2011 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Modern Family (ABC, 9pm) – “Mother’s Day” – Claire (Julie Bowen) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) spend their Mother’s Day events outdoors with their respective children, but that turns into the “mother of all disasters.” Meanwhile, Phil (Ty Burrell) and Jay (Ed O’Neill)’s attempt to bond over preparing dinner turns awkward, and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) begins to worry about gender roles in his family with this particular holiday.
Cougar Town (ABC, 9:30pm) – “Lonesome Sundown” – Lou Diamond Phillips turns up in his first (but not last) episode as himself, venturing into Grayson (Josh Hopkins)’ bar and into a world of Penny Can! Meanwhile the group tries to come up with new and creative ways to punish each other when one of them feels neglected or unappreciated by the others.
Breaking In (FOX, 9:30pm) – “Take the Money and Run” – It’s a nerd’s wet dream when the Contra Security firm hits Comic Con, and for these nerds in particular, things only get better when they learn they have to (or “get to”?) protect “The Goonies” sequel at the convention. Unfortunately Cash (Alphonso McAuley) is so obsessed with pop culture, he may get a little distracted by his costume and allow the only copy of the film to go missing.
Happy Endings (ABC, 10pm) – “Of Mice and Jazz-Kwon Do” – Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) tries to set up Max (Adam Pally) with a guy from his office, and that doesn’t go over so well, while Penny (Casey Wilson) has regrets of her own: bringing the uber-competitive Jane (Eliza Coupe) to her martial arts class. Is Jane the new Monica Geller? It certainly seems like it! But the biggest deal may be that Dave (Zachary Knighton) has been buzzing around Alex (Elisha Cuthbert), doing odd jobs for her and hanging out in their old place, leading everyone to believe he is still in love with her.
Law & Order: SVU (NBC, 10pm) – “Bang” – John Stamos is everywhere! Tonight he is popping up on the New York police procedural playing the fiancé of a woman who’s baby is found buried in a playground. But don’t expect sentimental and savory Uncle Jesse or even sweet and caring Dr. Carl from glee. He is also dating the child’s nanny, so he has more than his secrets to, well, for lack of a better term, try to keep buried.
What will you watch??
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