Live to Dance
While many will see this new dance contest program as a return for Paula Abdul as a judge in an entertainment competition, the series — hosted by Andrew Günsberg, and also featuring judges Kimberly Wyatt and Travis Payne — really marks her return to her beginnings in dance and choreography. Tonight, the contest, which promises a $500,000 prize, opens with auditions in New York and Los Angeles. Each week, six of 18 acts face each other and only two advance. One of the acts is chosen by judges, the other is picked by viewers and announced at the beginning of the next round. — Bill Ecklund
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Tournament of Roses Parade
11/10c ABC, NBC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, RFD-TV, Travel Channel, Univision Beloved pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III descends on Pasadena today as grand marshal of this year's parade, which is themed "A Cut Above the Rest." The 5.5-mile procession features many lavish floats, including one with snowboarding dogs and others giving nods to the 2010 Olympics, the Boy Scouts of America and the Tuskegee Airmen. Marching bands, equestrian units and the Rose Queen and her court top off the event.
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9 pm/ET NBC
Natasha Bedingfield guest stars in tonight's episode and drives a wedge between Shane and Wendy.
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