What to Watch Wednesday: John Stamos Plays Roughness, Sir Paul Plays Colbert and More

Necessary RoughnessOn TV this Wednesday: Necessary Roughness suits up for another season, Royal Pains premiere features a visit from Asylum‘s angel of death, Guys have their say on Spike and Paul McCartney rocks the Colbert Report. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm The American Baking Competition (CBS) | The contestants face a cake challenge. (Does it involve walking by a cake and not having a piece? Because I’ve already taken – and failed – that test.)

8:30 pm Family Tools (ABC) | Terry thinks Mason needs a strong role model… but Jack will have to do.

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9 pm Guys’ Choice Awards (Spike) | Dudes rule at this bro-fest, which hands out “Mantlers” to those who’ve achieve great feats in guydom. Burt Reynolds, late night’s Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Affleck are among this year’s honorees.

9 pm Royal Pains (USA Network) | Season 5 premiere: Hank is back to work after undergoing major neurosurgery, and his new patient (played by American Horror Story‘s Frances Conroy) is Hamptons royalty. (Watch a sneak preview.) Meanwhile, Jeremiah returns to help handle the HankMed workload, and Divya gets news that will change everything.

9 pm Ghost Hunters (Syfy) | TAPS heads to Shreveport, La., to investigate an allegedly haunted music hall that saw the start of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash’s careers.

9:30 pm How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (ABC) | Max helps Polly learn to follow through on things. In their first lesson, they tackle her giant pile of unredeemed Groupons. (Uh, Max, can you come help me next?)

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10 pm Necessary Roughness (USA Network) | Season 3 premiere: The Hawks’ new management, Nico’s return and an offer from powerful businessman Connor McClane (played by Full House alum John Stamos, kicking off a season-long arc) all rock Dani’s world. Jonathan Keltz (Entourage) guest-stars as a baseball hotshot with a fear of flying.

10 pm CSI (CBS) | Repeat to Revisit: When a former lover of Sara’s becomes involved in the team’s plane-crash investigation, her long-distance relationship with Grissom feels the strain. Pamela Reed (Jericho) and Josh Randall (Ed) guest-star.

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11:30 pm The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) | In this hour-long outing, Colbert welcomes Sir Paul McCartney for an interview and the former Beatle’s first musical performance on the show.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!