Okay, so the big appearance of the week has already happened. Britney’s back b#@@*s!

And taking names. But while we’re as happy as anyone to see Ms. Spears back on form, we don’t want to slight some of the other great talent on display this week.

So listen to Brit’s Circus one more time and then go set your DVR for Lady GaGa. Or Colbie Caillat. Or Jenny Lewis & Elvis Costello. Or X. Or Adele. (Do we have to go on?)

Tuesday, December 2
Lady GaGa – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
Quincy Jones – “The Tavis Smiley Show”
Cheech & Chong – “The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos”
Sia – “Late Show with David Letterman”
Colbie Caillat – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”
Steel Train – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”
Akon – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Lady Antebellum – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”

Wednesday, December 3
Keane – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
Jenny Lewis & Elvis Costello – “Late Show with David Letterman”
Tom Jones – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”
The Steeldrivers – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”
Ice Cube – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Pendulum – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Thursday, December 4
Ludacris – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
Common – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”
The Airborne Toxic Event – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”
Tom Jones – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
X – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”
The Sounds – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Friday, December 5
Katy Perry – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
Seal – “The Tavis Smiley Show”
Taylor Swift – “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”
Adele – “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”
Ludacris – “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Little Jackie – “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”
Yelle – “Last Call with Carson Daly”

Saturday, December 6
Norah Jones – “Austin City Limits” – rerun
T.I. – “Saturday Night Live”