What’s On? Wednesday, 6/16/10

8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS TV’s Great Surprises: A Paley Center Event

Rules of Engagement Criminal Minds
ABC The Middle The Middle Modern Family Cougar Town Happy Town

NBC America’s Got Talent America’s Got Talent

Law & Order: SVU
Fox So You Think You Can Dance

CW America’s Next Top Model America’s Next Top Model
TBS Tyler Perry’s House of Payne Tyler Perry’s House of Payne Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns

Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns

USA NCIS NCIS In Plain Sight

Syfy Ghost Hunters Ghost Hunters Academy

Ghost Hunters
Bravo Top Chef: Las Vegas Top Chef: DC

Work of Art

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New Tonight (in green and bolded or pink and bolded, if live):

At 8, check out an all new special on CBS that celebrates TV’S GREAT SURPRISES: A PALEY CENTER SPECIAL (until 9:30).  FOX has an all new live (that’s why it’s purple) SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE performance show!

At 9, CBS continues the PALEY event until 9:30.  NBC has an all new AMERICA’S GOT TALENT. FOX keeps going with SYTYCD. TBS has two all new ARE WE THERE YET? episodes.  In the first ep, Kevin scurries to take care of a rat in the house; in episode 2, the kids bargain for raised allowances.  Syfy has an all new ep of GHOST HUNTERS ACADEMY. The cadets probe the famous Mark Twain House.  Finally, on Bravo, TOP CHEF is back and this time they’re in DC! In the first challenge, they must prepare food that represents them and their region!

At 10, ABC continues the HAPPY TOWN burn off, where evidence links John Haplin to the Friddle murder.  TBS has two all new episodes of MEET THE BROWNS.  Up first, an unforeseen development upends a wedding.  Up second, nuptials are postponed in the wake of a near-death experience.  USA has an all new IN PLAIN SIGHT.  Mary helps her latest witness, a homeless man who’s struggling with the program, find his birth parents.  But the search could cause more problems than she anticipated.  Elsewhere, Scott asks for more money, raising red flags for Brandi.  Bravo has an all new episode of WORK OF ART. The artists must use thrown out electronic items like TVs and toaster ovens to create a masterpiece.  Sculpter Jon Kessler is the guest judge.