The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching Wednesday

On TV this Wednesday: A Survivor battle of the sexes begins, the Modern Family gets hungover, Elisabeth Shue returns to Las Vegas (as a CSI) and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are nine programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Survivor: One World (CBS) Season 24 premiere: It’s a battle of the sexes when tribes are separated into men versus women, but they are in dismay when they learn of a game-changing twist – they must share one beach. (Check out the cast.)

8 pm One Tree Hill (The CW) | Tonight, it’s all about Nathan as Dan enlists Julian to help in his search, Mouth fills Clay in about the situation and Haley explains Nathan’s disappearance to Jamie. (Fittingly, James Lafferty directed this episode.)

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9 pm Oprah’s Oscar Special (OWN) | This two-hour special promises “revealing” and “intimate” interviews with nominees Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer (both from The Help) and Jonah Hill (Moneyball).

9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | After overindulging in celebratory drinks and some major oversharing, Phil, Claire, Mitch and Cam wake up hungover and wondering where their family should draw the line.

9:30 pm Happy Endings (ABC) | When the whole gang — with the exception of Dave — falls in love with Grant (guest star James Wolk), Max wonders if he really is good enough to date the “perfect” guy; Dave sets out to prove he’s way cooler than Max’s new beau.

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10 pm CSI (CBS) | Oscar nominee Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas) joins the team as CSI Julie Finlay; Russell asks a former colleague for advice on a case involving the death of a man’s ex-girlfriend.

10 pm Revenge (ABC) | Here we are, folks: The splendor of Emily and Daniel’s engagement party turns to terror when Em’s vendetta takes a dark, unexpected turn; Jack resolves to find Amanda; Charlotte takes desperate measures to soothe the pain of her family’s betrayal,

10 pm Royal Pains (USA Network) After weeks of neglecting his illness, Jack’s symptoms finally catch up with him, and Hank stays by his side; Boris’ mysterious cousin seeks to mend the family rift and turns to Evan for help.

10 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | A hate crime investigation leads to a surprising revelation about Detective Rollins, threatening her future in the SVU. Esai Morales (Caprica) guest-stars.

Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.