What To Watch: Wednesday

by | February 3, 2010 at 8:39 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Modern Family‘ (9pm ET on ABC)

Claire feels slightly inadequate when her old friend, Valerie (guest star Minnie Driver), visits and is nothing like Claire remembered. Meanwhile Jay has an unsettling locker room moment when he and Cameron go play racquetball, and Mitchell tries to help Gloria with some legal problems.

KEY EPISODE:Human Target‘ (9pm ET on Fox)

Chance needs a miracle to help protect a reformed thief from his vengeful former accomplices as they race to recover priceless religious artifacts hidden in a remote Canadian monastery in the all-new “Sanctuary” episode.

WATCH:CSI: NY‘ (10pm ET on CBS)

When a young woman’s body is found in Central Park, drained of blood and missing part of her ear, the CSIs jumpstart an investigation that takes them into the dark and mysterious subculture of vampirism.

DVR:Cougar Town‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC)

A hot tennis instructor gets between Ellie and Jules, Laurie turns to Travis to be her conscience, and Andy and Grayson try to comfort Bobby who is nursing a fresh heartbreak over his ex-wife.

DVR:Mercy‘ (8pm ET on NBC)

Mercy staffers are jolted by the arrival of Dr. Joe Briggs (James Van Der Beek), the arrogant new head of ICU with whom Veronica promptly locks horns. Meanwhile, Veronica and Dr. Sands must set aside their own icy relationship as they try to save a boy found nearly frozen in the woods. Following the death of one of her patients, Chloe helps the grieving widower take the difficult step of leaving the hospital and Sonia continues her turn as private nurse to an upper-crust family.