What to Watch Wednesday: Big Brother Moves In, Bash's Mom Busted, Newsroom Briefing and More

Big BrotherOn TV tonight: Big Brother‘s newest houseguests arrive, Franklin & Bash argue that Colleen’s profession isn’t the oldest one, Royal Pains heads ‘Pest and HBO offers a Newsroom catch-up. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm Big Brother (CBS) | Season 15 premiere: Host Julie Chen welcomes a new batch of houseguests (meet them!) to their new digs, where they’ll kick off a season full of new twists (learn more!). (Check out our wish list for the new season.)

8 pm MasterChef (Fox) | Season 3 winner Christine Ha tosses a culinary curveball at the contestants.

8:30 pm Family Tools (ABC) | Upon learning that Stitch’s boyfriend is jealous of him, Jack must decide if he should finally take the next step with her. John Brotherton (One Life to Live) guest-stars.

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9 pm Franklin & Bash (TNT) | Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) returns as Peter’s mother, who is in need of her son’s services after an arrest for prostitution (!).

9 pm Royal Pains (USA Network) | Hank’s investigation into Boris’ death leads him to Budapest, a new patient (Callum Blue, Dead Like Me) and a shocking discovery.

9:15 pm The Newsroom: A Special Report (HBO) | Breaking: This recap of Aaron Sorkin’s cable network-set drama will get you all caught up for the series’ Season 2 debut on July 14.

9:30 pm How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (ABC) | Series finale: Polly, who has always felt ordinary, pushes to get Natalie into a gifted program. Merrin Dungey (Alias) guest-stars.

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10 pm Necessary Roughness (USA Network) | When Connor goes to war with a rival management company, TK might be the conflict’s first casualty. Sinqua Walls (Teen Wolf) guest-stars.

10 pm Top Shot All-Stars (History) | The competitors break into squads for a side-by-side shootout with the 1875 Remington Pistol.

10 pm Futurama (Comedy Central) | After getting marooned on a distant planet, Fry is befriended by a young monster. Fry phone home?

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

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  1. Bobbi says:

    This says Big Brother is on at 9. TVGuide.com says it is on at 8. Could you verify which it is?

  2. mawhi says:

    Why would you recap The Newsroom? The Newsroom is a recap of America.

  3. Nick says:

    Is it true that tonight’s episode of HTLWYP (FTROYL) is the season/series finale?

  4. Paul says:

    Can’t Wait To See Big Brother

  5. GS says:

    Big Brother is it for me tonight. This is my summer trash tv and I love it!

  6. LynnH says:

    Hot in Cleveland

  7. Eric7740 says:

    Baby Daddy!!!
    Then DVR catch-up

  8. EJ says:

    There’s a distressing lack of male eye candy in the house. The ladies will be the ones to watch.

  9. Elyse says:

    Big Brother live. DVR: Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy and Franklin & Bash.

  10. Jared says:

    Melissa and Joey
    Baby Daddy

  11. Dude says:

    Big Brother Royal Pains

  12. bobbie says:

    Royal Pains, Necessary Roughness, Franklin & Bash, Hot In Cleveland

  13. Steve F. says:

    MasterChef – pleasepleaseplease have Krissi go home tonight…

  14. G says:

    Big Brother, Baby Dady, How to Live w/ Your Parents….

  15. Andy says:

    Baby Daddy and Hot in Cleveland

  16. Steve says:

    Franklin and Bash, Royal Pains and Necessary Roughness.