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Tonight's TV Hot List: Monday, July 20, 2009 - Featured


* The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All (8 pm/ET ABC)'''


We won't know who Jillian picks for another week, but a number of the losers in this love game return to confront our bachelorette. Country bad boy Wes won't be among them, but he won't go unmentioned. (An ABC release promises a "musical tribute" to Wes as well.) There will also be highlights and outtakes, a preview of the finale and a visit by 2009 Bachelor Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney, the gal he chose after he dumped Melissa, the gal he chose on the show.


* Prom Night in Mississippi (9 pm/ET HBO)


Prom is a rite of passage for U.S. teens, but in Charleston, Miss., it has meant - since its high school integrated in 1970 - separate dances for white and black kids. In 2008, resident Morgan Freeman reiterated a 1997 offer to pay for one event, and this 2008 documentary is a chronicle of what happened next. Most of the seniors express frustration that it's taken so long, but they're too busy wondering what to wear and whom to ask to worry about what parents, portrayed here as the chief obstacle, will think.


* Dating in the Dark (10:02 pm/ET ABC)'''


It's been said that love is blind, but is that really true? This new reality dating show looks to put that theory to the test by having contestants meet and interact with their potential dates in a completely dark room. In the light, they're given some clues about their dates, such as a piece of clothing they can examine. After a few days, the contestants choose one date to see in the light, and then they decide whether looks really matter to them.


* Moonshot (9 pm/ET History)


"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." With those words, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. The 40th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic lunar landing is celebrated in a dramatized film that combines original NASA footage with reenactments. The mission is viewed from the perspectives of the three headstrong men involved in the journey: Armstrong; Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.; and Michael Collins.


* Torchwood: Children of the Earth (9 pm/ET BBC America)'''


It's been a long wait since this British sci-fi hit concluded its second season in April 2008, but oh, the wait was worth it. BBC America is making up for lost time with this stellar miniseries, airing over five consecutive nights. The first installment picks up as the surviving members of Torchwood, Captain Jack, Gwen and Ianto, face their fiercest threat to date: a mysterious alien race known only as the 456. And to make matters worse, the team finds themselves embroiled in a deep conspiracy that will profoundly impact all of their lives.


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