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What’s On TV Tonight? – 11/18/2012

Several shows listed tonight, such as The Good Wife, 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, and the football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers, have special start times that are different from their usual time slots. Adjust accordingly.

Credit: AMC

7:30 PM EST

60 Minutes – Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s three-year investigation into the largest drug trafficking cartel ever seen; morality in infants; college football programs. (CBS)

8:00 PM EST

The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards – Musical acts are honored at the annual ceremony; scheduled performers include Carrie Underwood, P!nk, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Linkin Park, Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha, No Doubt and Usher. (ABC)

NFL Football (“Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers”) – A fierce rivalry is renewed when Joe Flacco and the Ravens take on Mike Tomlin’s Steelers in a critical AFC North matchup. From Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (NBC) [Start time: 8:20 PM EST]

Mythbusters (“Food Fables”) – Celebrity chef Alton Brown helps the team discover if it can cook lasagna in a dishwasher or a meal beneath the hood of a car. (Discovery)

The Simpsons (“Penny-Wiseguys”) – Homer learns his bowling buddy does accounting for the mob; Lisa starts eating insects after she passes out while playing her saxophone. (FOX)

Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl (“The Great Plow Up”) – The much-hyped new documentary from the world’s foremost documentarian depicts stories from survivors of the dust storms of the 1930s. (PBS)

The Wizard of Oz – TBS airs the 1939 classic, starring Judy Garland. (TBS)

8:30 PM EST

Bob’s Burgers (“An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal”) – Bob wants to make Thanksgiving memorable, but Mr. Fischoeder needs to use Bob and his family to stage a dinner to make his ex jealous. (FOX)

The Amazing Race (“We Was Robbed”) – As the game heats up in Moscow, Abba and James try to recover a lost passport; an injury could stop one team from finishing a challenge. (CBS)

9:00 PM EST

NICK’S PICK: The Walking Dead (“Hounded”) – Michonne makes a decision about Woodbury; Glenn and Maggie go on a run; Rick struggles. (AMC)

Boardwalk Empire (“A Man, A Plan”) – Nucky tries to keep Jess Smith quiet and neutralize Gyp’s alliance with Joe Masseria; Margaret considers an alternate future; Van Alden’s side business backfires; Gyp’s shipment is short; Chalky sees an opportunity. (HBO)

Dexter (“Argentina”) – Showtime has been pretty tight-lipped about tonight’s all-new episode. Must be a big deal. (Showtime)

Family Guy (“Joe’s Revenge”) – When the criminal who put Joe in the wheelchair becomes a fugitive, Quagmire, Joe and Peter try to hunt him down. (FOX)

9:30 PM EST

American Dad (“American Stepdad”) – When Stan invites his recently widowed mother to move in, she and Roger fall in love and wed; Steve and his friends find a lost movie script. (FOX)

The Good Wife (“Here Comes The Judge”) – Will thinks a judge is biased against his client; Grace is affected by a classmate’s death and falls for a questionable guy; Zach tries to help Peter’s campaign; Kalinda is suspicious of Nick. (CBS)

10:00 PM EST

Homeland (“I’ll Fly Away”) – Brody heads towards a serious meltdown as he struggles to keep his complicated alliances clear. Against Quinn’s orders, Carrie stages a risky intervention to keep Brody in line, forcing both of them to confront their mixed emotions. Meanwhile, Dana turns to an unlikely source for comfort. (Showtime) [Synopsis Credit: We Love Soaps]

Treme (“Poor Man’s Paradise”) – Janette is attacked by crawfish ravioli; Terry survives an assault; LaDonna learns the meaning of the threatening gestures. (HBO)

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