The 20 Best TV Moments of 2011

From warlock's blood and meth chefs to Kardashian nuptials, why we watched this year
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9. Steven Tyler Hits 'American Idol'

Nobody thought it was possible, but the Aerosmith motormouth held his brain together on live TV, and brought a little down-market friendliness to the uptight franchise. He single-handedly saved it from the post-Simon disaster everybody was waiting (and to be honest, hoping) to see.

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