The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching Wednesday
8 pm American Idol (Fox) | Season 11 auditions continue in Aspen, Colo. (Read Michael Slezak’s Night 3 recap.)
8 pm One Tree Hill (The CW) | Dan helps a struggling Haley at Karen’s Café; Quinn discovers that Clay is hiding something from her; Julian makes a life-changing mistake.
8 pm Whitney (NBC) | Working temporarily for Roxanne, Whitney befriends the assistant to Roxanne’s nemesis (guest star Kathy Griffin).
9 pm Touch (Fox) | Series preview: This new drama, from Heroes creator Tim Kring, revolves around a widowed father (24‘s Kiefer Sutherland) who discovers that his autistic, mute son can predict events through patterns in numbers. Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Doctor Who) also star. (Read our preview.) Touch officially kicks off its season on March 19.
9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | In the series’ 150th episode, the team searches for “The Piano Man” (Jay Karnes, The Shield), a serial rapist who has resurfaced and is assaulting previous victims; Prentiss tries to come to terms with her trauma from last year and rejoining the team. (Read TVLine’s preview Q&A.)
10 pm CSI (CBS) | In Marg Helgenberger’s final episode, Catherine and D.B. find refuge in a strip club, get a big assist from one of Catherine’s colorful old friends and ultimately crack the Mark Gabriel case. The next-to-last scene will make you sob.
10 pm Royal Pains (USA) | When a mysterious illness overcomes the members of an up-and-coming rock band, Hank must work with Divya to find the cause — even as Hank struggles to trust her after a recent prescription error.
10 pm Face Off (Syfy) | The contestants put their body-painting skills on display for a chance to be featured on rapper Asher Roth’s latest album cover.
10 pm Hot in Cleveland (TV Land) | Victoria’s daughter (Ghost Whisperer‘s Jennifer Love Hewitt) returns for a visit with some very surprising news — she’s engaged to Melanie’s son (guest star Joe Jonas)! Also: Keep an eye out for the latest of the Cougar Town cameos.
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