American Idol (8pm, Fox) - The judges reveal the remaining semifinalists. Several folks from NC are in the race right now.
Parks and Recreation (8:30pm, NBC) - Everyone forgets Jerry's birthday. To make up for it, Leslie throws him a post-birthday party at a special location. Meanwhile, Tom is surprised to learn that he and Ann have very different tastes in music.
Racing Dreams (10pm, UNC-TV) - A wonderful POV documentary that chronicles the experiences of three kids competing for the World Karting Association national title. Two of the kids are from North Carolina, including Brandon Warren (left). I don't even like racing and I loved this documentary. Read my full review of "Racing Dreams."
Private Practice (10pm, ABC) - Sam tries to care for his sister but her mental instability makes it very difficult. Also, Sheldon learns that Amelia has life-changing news, Cooper rejects Charlotte's suggestion to seek help with Erica's care, and Addison and Jake keep flirting.
Archer (10pm, FX) - Ray's younger brother is in trouble with a crooked sheriff in the West Virginia backwoods, and Archer must come to the rescue.
Sunday February 19, National Geographic will be airing three programs exploring street racing and grand theft auto in America. Clink inside to watch the video previews on the jump.
If you are not familiar with the grueling and sometimes deadly Dakar Rally, it is simply the most amazing race ever.
The 16-day long Dakar Rally began Jan 1. with an exodus hundreds of vehicles from Buenos Aires' Obelisk. Drivers must traverse 5,903 miles across northern Argentina, through the Andes, the Atacama desert of Chile and back to the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. You'll find a gallery here.