What To Watch: Wednesday

by | April 13, 2011 at 7:17 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

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

Cameron is relishing his role as interim music director at Luke and Manny’s school, and he’s taking on the upcoming spring musical performance with a little too much zest and fervor. Meanwhile, Jay’s brother, Tommy, is in town for a visit, and their relentless brotherly ribbing goes a little too far; and Phil convinces the family to be in his new realty ad, but when he goes as far as to wrap the family minivan in the ad, the results are unexpected.

KEY EPISODE:American Idol‘ (8pm ET on Fox)

The Top 8 finalists perform live once again 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 in the “8 Finalists Compete” episode.

WATCH:Happy Endings‘ (9:30pm ET on ABC) **Series Premiere**

‘Happy Endings’ offers a fresh and funny take on modern friendship and what one urban family will do to stay friends after the perfect couple who brought them all together, Alex (Elisha Cuthbert, ’24′) and Dave (Zach Knighton, ‘FlashForward’), break up on their wedding day.

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

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With a double tribal council sending two more castaways to Redemption Island, paranoia sets in and causes one castaway to dig deep for a chance to prolong their life in the game.

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

Tyra educates the models about the importance of a portfolio, which will prove valuable when they learn the challenge is to complete a round of go-see’s in Los Angeles. Later, the girls are dismayed to learn their shoot will take place at a landfill, where they will wear eco-friendly couture creations by designer Michael Cinco and be photographed by judge/photographer Nigel Barker.

Talk Show Listings:

The View: Ricky Gervais

Live with Regis and Kelly: Gwyneth Paltrow

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Anne Hathaway

The Talk: Tori Spelling

Late Show with David Letterman: Courteney Cox

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Diane Lane

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Eva Longoria

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Ashley Judd

Conan: Dax Shepard

Lopez Tonight: Prince

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Tracy Morgan

The Colbert Report: Morgan Spurlock