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Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' in Vegas

October 6, 2009 | 11:12 pm

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CALLBACKS: Tyce Diorio, left, Mia Michaels, Debbie Allen, Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe judge contestants in the Las Vegas round of the competition series 'So You Think You Can Dance,' at 8 p.m. on Fox.


Mercy: Veronica tries to save the sole survivor of a nightclub fire (8 p.m. NBC).

America's Next Top Model: Choreographer Benny Ninja teaches the remaining models how to dance without expressions on their faces, while a photo shoot built around a Cirque du Soleil theme takes the girls on a surprise trip to Las Vegas (8 p.m. KTLA).

Craft in America: The origins of the American craft movement are traced in this new episode (8 p.m. KCET), followed by a look at people who choose careers in crafts (9 p.m. KCET).

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: When a young woman (Deborah Ann Woll) goes missing, her boyfriend (Bobby Campo) points Benson and Stabler (Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni) in the direction of a neighbor and convicted bank robber (Stephen Rea) (9 p.m. NBC).

Glee: The boys compete against the girls in this new episode (9 p.m. Fox).

MythBusters: Adam and Jamie test the physics of a bullet dropped versus a bullet fired (9 p.m. Discovery).

CSI: NY: Mac (Gary Sinise) and the team follow the trail of evidence left by a killer (Skeet Ulrich) after two bodies are found, one at the north end of the city and the other at the south. Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill and Anna Belknap also star in the new episode (10 p.m. CBS).

Art in the Twenty-First Century: A new season of the acclaimed series opens with an exploration of the works of William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo and Carrie Mae Weems, whose pieces explore conscience and understanding past and present while encouraging tolerance for others and exposing injustice (10 p.m. KCET).

South Park: The animated adventures of elementary-schoolers returns for a new season (10 p.m. Comedy Central).

Clean House: A woman keeps her home organized after her mother moves in with all her belongings (10 p.m. Style).


Foul Play: Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase make an appealing team in writer-director Colin Higgins' 1978 suspense-comedy about an attempt to assassinate the pope. With Burgess Meredith and Dudley Moore (5 p.m. TCM). Then, Goldie Hawn stars as a free spirit who moves in next door to a blind man (Edward Albert) in the 1972 romantic comedy "Butterflies Are Free" (7 p.m. TCM).

Tin Men: Barry Levinson wrote and directed this comedy-drama set in 1960s Baltimore about two aluminum siding salesmen (Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito) whose minor car accident sets off a war of pranks between them. Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney Jackie Gayle and Stanley Brock also star (8 p.m. Cinemax).


Baseball: National League Division Series: The Colorado Rockies visit the Philadelphia Phillies (11:30 a.m. TBS); the St. Louis Cardinals visit the Dodgers (7:30 p.m. TBS). American League Division Series (3 p.m. TBS).

Soccer: FIFA U-20 World Cup: Round of 16 (10:45 a.m. ESPN2).

WNBA basketball: Finals, the Phoenix Mercury visits the Indiana Fever (4:45 p.m. ESPN2).

NBA preseason basketball: Golden State Warriors vs. the Lakers (7 p.m. KCAL).

 Photo: Kelsey McNeal / Fox