What To Watch: Wednesday

by | January 6, 2010 at 12:38 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK: ’36th Annual People’s Choice Awards’ (8pm ET on CBS)

A star-studded selection of talent from film, TV and music including Sandra Bullock, Colbie Caillat, Mariah Carey, Steve Carell, Jackie Chan, Chevy Chase, Kaley Cuoco, Ellen DeGeneres, Jenna Elfman, Johnny Galecki, Ginnifer Goodwin, Tim Gunn, Taraji P. Henson, Josh Holloway, LL COOL J, Hugh Jackman, Ashton Kutcher, Hugh Laurie, Taylor Lautner, George Lopez, Kellan Lutz, Kathryn Morris, Jim Parsons, Paula Patton, Ryan Reynolds, Nicole Scherzinger, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Sofia Vergara and Kate Walsh are scheduled to attend the award show, to be broadcast live from the Nokia Theater. The People’s Choice Award winners are determined by the fans and currently the 2010 show has logged in a record-breaking 60 million votes.

KEY EPISODE:Modern Family‘ (9pm ET on ABC)

Gloria is less than pleased with Jay’s reaction to the arrival of Javier, Manny’s infamously unreliable dad. Meanwhile, Phil is suffering from kidney stones and his dramatics leave Claire no other choice but to call for the hot firemen to rush him to the hospital, and Mitchell and Cameron have a harder time than Lily as they attempt to sleep train her.

WATCH:Cougar Town‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC)

Despite fearing the meanest and most unrelenting dermatologist in town, Dr. Amy Evans (guest star Lisa Kudrow), Jules and Ellie are willing to endure the harsh ridicule and wrath for an appointment with the best in the business. But when Jules learns Dr. Evans is seeing Bobby, she’s determined to stand up to her and protect him. Meanwhile, Travis gets a job working for Barb that turns out to be more than he bargained for.

DVR:Nip/Tuck‘ (10pm on FX)

Are you ready for the final nine episodes of the groundbreaking series’ seventh season? How will it all end for MacNamara/Troy? Guest stars for the final season include Melanie Griffith, Joan Rivers, Mario Lopez, Frances Conroy, Donna Mills and Joan Van Ark.

DVR:I Get That A Lot‘ (8pm ET on CBS)

The show features celebrities tricking everyday citizens in a case of supposed “mistaken identity.” Working ordinary jobs, these celebrities confuse customers who can’t decide if it’s the actual celebrity or an astonishing look-alike. As these celebrity jesters continue to deny their true identities, various reactions from their customers solicit exasperated and hilarious responses. This episode features Paris Hilton, Julie Chen, Snoop Dogg, and Rachael Ray among others.