What To Watch: Wednesday

by | March 9, 2011 at 10:38 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Survivor: Redemption Island‘ (8pm ET on CBS)

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Last week, Survivor’s legendary villain, Russell Hantz, was voted off ‘Survivor: Redemption Island.’ After having his torch snuffed for the first time, he was sent to Redemption Island – this season’s game-changing format where castaways who have been eliminated from the game have an opportunity to seek redemption and, if they keep winning challenges, return for a chance to win the million dollar prize. Tonight, Russell battles castaway Matt Elrod, who has already seen one victory on Redemption Island. Who will win this ultimate, last-chance duel?

SEASON PREMIERE:The Real World‘ (10pm on MTV)

For its 25th season, ‘The Real World’ returns to the city defined by pleasure, temptation, and youth, for a look inside the lives of Adam, Dustin, Heather, Leroy, Michael, Naomi, and Nany. As the season progresses, the roommates get to know each other, divulge secrets about themselves, and experience the ups and downs of life while living at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

WATCH:American Idol‘ (8pm ET on Fox)

The 13 ‘American Idol’ finalists perform live for the first time hoping to impress the judges and the nation. After the performances, it is up to America to vote. Tune in to see who amazes the judges and who falls flat.

DVR:America’s Next Top Model‘ (8pm ET on The CW)

The models spend a drama-filled day getting makeovers with top hair stylist Laurent D and fashion photographer Troy Jensen. At the next photo shoot, fashion stylist Lori Goldstein dresses the girls in couture dresses and photographer Pamela Hanson shoots them in small groups, leading to more than one meltdown.

DVR:Mr. Sunshine‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC)

Ben discovers Roman has no place to stay and reluctantly takes him in, Crystal harbors animosity for a certain ice dancing group, and Alice feels guilty when she fails to keep up with her “perfect man,” Alonzo.

Talk Show Listings:

The View: Avril Lavigne

The Talk: Virginia Madsen

Live with Regis and Kelly: Amanda Seyfried

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Valerie Bertinelli

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Trace Adkins

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Aaron Eckhart

Conan: Pee-wee Herman

Lopez Tonight: Mike Tyson