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Wednesday's TV Highlights: President Obama addresses Congress and the nation

September 8, 2009 | 11:21 pm
Et-kpmgxenc-sept9 READY, SET, CURL! A contestant gets a makeover on the two-hour season premiere of the reality competition "America's Next Top Model" at 8 p.m. on the CW.


So You Think You Can Dance: The hit summer reality competition bounces back for another go-round (8 p.m. Fox).

Glee: The musical series about a high school glee club presents its regular season premiere (9 p.m. Fox).

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Nostradamus Effect: This new series scours the writings of the 16th century seer in search of clues to future events (9 p.m. History).

Wide Angle: The two-part episode "Time for School 3" concludes with a look at the global education crisis (10 p.m. KCET).

Criss Angel Mindfreak: The illusionist attempts a stunt involving coffins and cars in the season finale (10 p.m. A&E).

Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Cincinnati Bengals: This documentary series about the NFL team presents its season finale (10 p.m. HBO).

Destination Truth: This series that investigates natural and paranormal phenomena returns (10 p.m. SyFy).


Presidential address: Live coverage of President Obama's healthcare address before a joint session of Congress will air on several local stations and cable news outlets (5 p.m.).

E-Mail Order Bride: American men seek romance in Russia in this new special (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic).

Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times: The Muppets team up with Al Roker and Deborah Roberts for this special spotlighting the financial difficulties faced by everyday Americans (8 p.m. KCET); the similarly themed special "Your Life, Your Money," hosted by "Scrubs' " Donald Faison, follows at 9 p.m.

Extreme Megastructures: This new special surveys some truly remarkable feats of engineering (8 p.m. Travel).

The Day Before: This new four-part documentary series goes behind the scenes with some of the world's most elite fashionistas as they prepare to unveil their collections (10 p.m. Sundance).

Somebody Told Me About Carla Bruni: The former model, singer and mistress-turned-wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy is profiled (11 p.m. Sundance).


The Bank Job: Jason Statham heads the cast of this 2008 caper set in early 1970s London (7 p.m. Showtime).

Now, Voyager: Bette Davis stars in this vintage 1942 melodrama (8:30 p.m. TCM).


Tennis: The U.S. Open continues (8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ESPN2; 8 a.m. Tennis).

Baseball: The Tampa Bay Rays battle the New York Yankees (4 p.m. ESPN), the Dodgers visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (7 p.m. ESPN, FS Prime), and the Angels host the Seattle Mariners (7 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Michael Desmond / The CW