On TV this Wednesday: Supernatural‘s back with a hell purgatory of a premiere, X Factor contestants hit boot camp, the music stops for Oh Sit! and the candidates go head-to-head in the first presidential debate. All told, we picked 10 programs to keep on your radar tonight.
8 pm The X Factor (Fox) | Boot camp time! Those who made it through the live auditions travel to Miami for the next level of competition: a series of singing, dancing and performance challenges that will help Simon, Britney, Demi and L.A. cull the best of the best.
8 pm Oh Sit! (The CW) | Season finale: The Vampire Diaries‘ Kat Graham sings her song “Heartkiller” on the already renewed musical chairs game show’s Season 1 closer.
8 pm WWE Main Event (ION) | Series premiere: The newest addition to the pro-wrestling pantheon features in-ring action and continues storylines from Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | After getting fired from the car dealership, Frankie is determined to go to school and get a real career (get scoop); Sue mentors a freshman (played by Bunheads‘ Bailey Buntain).
8:30 pm The Neighbors (ABC) | In the spirit of our Two Free Passes rule, I’m letting you know the sitcom makes its regular time slot premiere tonight when the Weavers take the Bird-Kersees to the mall.
9 pm Presidential Debate (All Major Networks) | President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney debate domestic policy at the University of Denver. NewsHour‘s Jim Lehrer moderates the two-hour event.
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | Season 8 premiere: Sam and Dean are back together again! But the reunion might not be as happy as you’d hope. (Get some scoopy bits.)
9 pm Ghost Hunters (Syfy) | TAPS investigates a fort used as a sanctuary for Jewish refugees during World War II.
10 pm Life After Top Chef (Bravo) | Series premiere: Follow former Top Chef contestants Richard Blais and Spike Mendelsohn (Season 4), Jen Carroll (Season 6) and Fabio Viviani (Season 5) as they go about their culinary careers.
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