What to Watch: Tuesday, February 16

Ellen DeGeneres helps pave the road to the top 24 on American Idol, and things get personal for Ben on Southland. Tuesday, February 16

Ellen and the rest of the judges try to weed out the final 24 on Idol

8:00 pm American Idol, Fox (1 hr) NEW The Hollywood round continues, with Ellen DeGeneres and the rest of the crew making further eliminations to reach the top 24 contestants. 10:00 pm Southland, TNT (1 hr) REPEAT Things get personal when Ben’s friend’s house gets robbed, while Bryant lets Janilla stay with him until the trial begins. Also features gay training officer, John Cooper.