What To Watch: Wednesday

by | June 16, 2010 at 8:09 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Hot In Cleveland‘ (10pm on TV Land)

Betty White’s career renaissance continues – and we couldn’t be happier! The 88-year-old dynamo teams up with past sitcom favorites Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick in this new series airing on TV Land.

This new series revolves around three fabulous best friends from LA – novelist Melanie Moretti (Bertinelli), eye-brow archer to the stars Joy Scroggs (Leeves) and former soap star Victoria Chase (Malick) – who find their lives changed forever when their plane, headed for Paris, makes an unexpected landing. When the friends discover that they are hot in Cleveland, they decide to stay. Starting over, they rent a house that happens to come with a very feisty caretaker (White).

KEY EPISODE:The Fabulous Beekman Boys‘ (9pm on Planet Green)

Let’s be honest, they had me at drag queen turned ad exec!

Take one former Martha Stewart vice president and a drag queen turned ad exec who is also a New York Times best-selling author, mix with an estate and farm in upstate New York, a few quirky neighbors and goats, pigs and a llama to boot. This new series is an audacious peek into the world of Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, a fish-out-of-water couple who are reviving a farm in upstate New York in order to create a new organic lifestyle brand, “Beekman 1802.”

WATCH:Top Chef‘ (9pm on Bravo)

Padma Lakshmi and Tom Collichio are back with 17 new wannabes all striving to be crowned the winner in this sinfully good reality series.

Taste the culinary power on the seventh season of the No. 1 food show on cable, the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series ‘Top Chef: D.C.’. The 17 new chef’testants come face to face in the nation’s capitol for the ultimate power play that will determine just who has the chops to become Top Chef. This season captures the varied tastes of Washington D.C. and features appearances by some of the town’s top names including Apollo Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

DVR:So You Think You Can Dance‘ (8pm ET on Fox)

Traditionally one of the summer’s hottest shows, ‘SYTYCD’ is even hotter this season with past favorites returning to dance with the Top 11. Tonight is your first chance to vote for your favorites.

It’s time for the Top 11 to take the stage! Find out which All-Stars the Top 11 get paired with as they perform for the first time for the judges and America. Tune in to see who’s quick on their feet and who trips up in the “Top 11 Perform” episode.

DVR:Mythbusters: Top 25 Moments‘ (9pm on Discovery)

This highly addictive series is back with a special detailing the top 25 moments on the series – set your DVRs for this one!

Back and better than ever, ‘Mythbusters’ continues its mad scientific quest to discover the truth behind popular myths and urban legends. Hosted by quirky special effects experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, this mentally tantalizing series takes on the myths and uses modern-day science to show what’s real and what’s fiction.

Talk Show Listings:

  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Kiefer Sutherland
  • Late Show With David Letterman: John Goodman
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Lauren Graham
  • Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson: Tim Allen
  • Late Night With Jimmy Fallon: Lisa Kudrow
  • Lopez Tonight: Jackie Chan & Jaden Smith