TV Show Guide For January 16, 2013 (Wednesday)

What TV shows will you be watching tonight, Wednesday,  January 16, 2013? Here is the list for your TV guide. Happy watching!

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American Idol 12 [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Auditions No. 1?) – Hopefuls perform for the judges in New York.

Arrow (“Burned”) – Oliver takes a break from being Arrow; Tommy hosts a benefit for the firefighters; Thea tries to lift Moira’s spirits. (The CW)

The Middle (“One Kid at a Time”) – When Frankie and Mike dedicate a day to each of their children, Axl takes them to a paintball range, Sue has them do 17 separate activities and Brick wants to go to a sci-fi convention. (ABC)

Amish Mafia (“The Devil’s Cut: Righteous Justice”) – Levi’s war with Ohio boss Merlin escalates, and each member of his crew has to decide whether to leave or to stay and fight; with viewer tweets. (Discovery)

8:30 PM EST

The Neighbors (“Cold War”) – When the whole Weaver family comes down with a cold, the Bird-Kersees — especially Larry — are terrified and confused. (ABC)

9:00 PM EST

Supernatural (“Torn and Frayed”) – Castiel must rescue an angel being held captive by Crowley; Amelia meets with Sam and asks him to make a choice. (The CW)

Criminal Minds (“Zugzwang”) – With the help of the BAU team, Reid tries to find his girlfriend before it’s too late. (CBS)

Modern Family (“Party Crasher”) – Gloria and Jay try to make Manny’s 14th birthday extra special by planning a surprise party; Haley starts hanging out with a much older guy. (ABC)

Toddlers & Tiaras (“A Glitzy Life for Me – Pirates Pageant”) – Paetynn, 4, Elesha, 5, and pro performer Daisy, 8, are out to win the competition at the Pirate Pageant in Nacogdoches, Texas. (TLC)

Amish Mafia (“The Reckoning”) – Members of the fractured Lancaster and Ohio mafia crews are interviewed about their lives, community and the show. (Discovery)

9:30 PM EST

Suburgatory (“Junior Secretary’s Day”) – George has to manage Tessa’s recovery after her wisdom teeth are removed and deal with Fred Shay, who has moved into their basement after a career setback; Dallas is insecure about her relationship with George. (ABC)

10:00 PM EST

American Horror Story: Asylum (“Continuum”) – A deadly new inmate threatens Sister Jude’s chance of release; Grace’s obsession with the aliens turns violent. (FX)

Nashville (“I’m Sorry For You, My Friend”) – Rayna and Juliette prepare for their first concert together in San Diego; Rayna has an interesting proposal for Liam; Gunnar and Scarlett go on a road trip. (ABC)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (“Dead Air”) – The CSI team investigates when a well-known news anchor dies during a live broadcast. (CBS)

Hot in Cleveland (“Extras”) – Melanie wants her first time with Alec to be perfect; Joy works as an extra; Elka and Mamie are bad influences on Wilbur. (TV Land)

Top Chef: Seattle (“Restaurant Wars”) – The teams are men vs. women as the chefs try to impress restaurateur Danny Meyer; restaurants are built from scratch. (Bravo)


Conan features Marion Cotillard; Jim Jefferies; Trampled by Turtles. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Chelsea Lately welcomes Jason Clarke, promoting the film Zero Dark Thirty; Josh Wolf; Mary Lynn Rajskub; Matt Braunger. (11:00 PM, E!)

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has Actor Jessica Chastain. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

The Colbert Report welcomes Journalist Tom Brokaw. (11:30 PM, Comedy Central)

Jimmy Kimmel Live has Actor Ray Romano; actress Amy Brenneman; Phillip Phillips performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno features Actor Mark Wahlberg; actress Ali Wentworth; JJAMZ performs. (11:35 PM, NBC)

Late Show with David Letterman welcomes Reality-TV stars Kim and Kourtney Kardashian; Buddy Guy performs. (11:35 PM, CBS)

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon has Actor Jeremy Renner; TV host Hoda Kotb; singer Jessie Ware. (12:35 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson features Actor Don Cheadle; actor D.J. Qualls. (12:35 AM, CBS)