Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Solving History' recalls the Nazi era
REMEMBRANCE: Olly Steeds visits the grave site of diarist and Holocaust victim Anne Frank on "Solving History With Olly Steeds" at 10 p.m. on Discovery.
Dangerous Drives: Take a ride in one of the Army's heavy equipment transport trucks in this new installment (5 and 9 p.m. Speed).
Modern Family: Edward Norton and Elizabeth Banks guest star in this repeat episode (8 p.m. ABC).
American Idol: The top 12 male semifinalists perform on a new episode of the talent competition (8 p.m. Fox).
Faces of America With Henry Louis Gates Jr.: The Harvard professor explores the family histories of actresses Meryl Streep and Eva Longoria Parker and cellist Yo-Yo Ma in this new installment (8 p.m. KCET).
Nip/Tuck: Julia (Joely Richardson) comes to L.A. for a visit on the penultimate episode of this plastic surgery-themed drama (10 p.m. FX).
Psych: Shawn and Gus (James Roday, Dulé Hill) try to stop a murder plot against a business mogul in this new episode of the quirky crime drama (10 p.m. USA).
Clean House Comes Clean: This new episode offers a compilation of yard-sale highlights (11 p.m. Style).
E! Investigates: Crime on Campus: This new exposé spotlights three shocking on-campus incidents (10 p.m. E!).
Taken: When his daughter is abducted in Paris, a former spy (Liam Neeson) tears the city apart in this violent 2008 thriller (12:30 and 8 p.m. HBO).
Conan the Barbarian: Arnold Schwarzenegger is author Robert E. Howard's savage swordsman in this 1982 action-fantasy directed by John Milius (8 p.m. Encore).
Winter Olympics: Curling (2 p.m. MSNBC); hockey (3 p.m. NBC, 4 p.m. CNBC); skiing, bobsled, speed skating (8 p.m. NBC); speed skating (12:05 a.m. NBC).
Pro basketball: The Lakers meet the Dallas Mavericks (6 p.m. KCAL, ESPN) and the Clippers host Detroit Pistons (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).
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