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