What to Watch Tonight: MasterChef Is Schooled, CMT Awards, Baby Daddy Bombshell and More

Kristen_Bell_CMT_AwardsOn TV this Wednesday: Kristen Bell has more fun than a barrel of sloths as she hosts the CMT Music Awards, Discovery honors three fallen Storm Chasers, Best Ink names a tattoo title-holder and Baby Daddy says beware. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm CMT Music Awards (CMT) | House of Lies‘ Kristen Bell returns as host – this time with country crooner Jason Aldean by her side – for the 2 1/2-hour-long live celebration of down-home tunes. Carrie Underwood, Lenny Kravitz, Kacey Musgraves, Nelly, Keith Urban, The Voice champ Cassadee Pope and American Idol runner-up Kree Harrison are among those set to perform.

8 pm MasterChef (Fox) | The first team challenge involves cooking a meal for more than 300 elementary school kids — all while dodging a barrage of spitballs?

8 pm Melissa & Joey (ABC Family) | After realizing they’re each dating half of a divorced couple, Melissa and Joe compete to impress the exes’ son.

8:30 pm Baby Daddy (ABC Family) | Ben tries to warn Riley that Fitch really isn’t as awesome as he seems. Baby DaddyWayne Brady (Whose Line Is It Anyway?) guest-stars.

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9 pm Haunted Collector (Syfy) | Season finale: John’s museum and a Florida antique shop have something in common. (Not yet renewed.)

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10 pm Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman (Science) | Season 4 premiere: The well-rested Freeman returns to host an episode all about life’s beginnings.

10 pm Mile Wide Tornado: Storm Chasers Tribute (Discovery) | In memory of Storm Chasers‘ Tim Samaras and Carl Young – who were killed, with Samaras’ son Paul, by a tornado last week in Oklahoma – the cable net presents an enhanced episode featuring footage of all three men.

10 pm The Lookout (ABC) | This new offering from ABC News tackles the tough question of whether higher thread-count sheets equal a better nights’ sleep. Yep.

10 pm Best Ink (Oxygen) | Season finale: The final two artists tattoo Gym Class Heroes’ Travie McCoy and Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean, then the winner is crowned. (Yep, renewed.)

10 pm Paranormal Witness (Syfy) | Season 3 premiere: Here’s the official synopsis verbatim, because I just can’t improve upon it – “A widow unwittingly buys the former home of devil-worshippers and does battle with a demon to save her daughters’ lives.”

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  1. SK says:

    Master Chef

  2. nickmaniac says:

    Paranormal Witness is surprisingly entertaining!

  3. Danielle H. says:

    Is Wayne Brady gonna have to choke a b*tch? Rofl.

  4. AFan says:

    Top Shot

  5. Paul says:

    American Baking Competition
    Criminal Minds

  6. Jared says:

    Melissa and Joey
    Baby Daddy

  7. joey says:

    Melissa and Joey, Baby Daddy, and How To Live With Your Parents.

  8. Nothing for me tonight. Guess I’ll watch WWE Main Event.

  9. Steve F. says:


  10. Kerry says:

    already missing Psych!! Cmt awards

  11. Andy says:

    Baby Daddy

  12. Brandy says:

    Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy

  13. Chablis says:

    Master Chef.

  14. bobbie says:

    Reading a book.

  15. Mari says:

    Kristen Bell.