Wednesday's TV Highlights: Gustavo Dudamel on KCET
My Strange Addiction: All manner of obsessions, compulsions and unhealthy fixations are surveyed in this new docu-series (9 and 9:30 p.m. TLC).
I Used to Be Fat: Plus-sized teens struggle to lose those extra pounds before heading off to college in this new reality series (10 and 11 p.m. MTV).
Extreme Couponing: Shopaholics who rely on coupons to subsidize their free-spending ways are profiled in this new special (8 p.m. TLC).
Katy Perry: The chart-topping pop star is profiled in this new special (10 p.m. E!).
Year One: Jack Black and Michael Cera play two doofuses bumbling around at the dawn of recorded history in this hit-and-miss 2009 comedy (12:10 and 8 p.m. Encore).
The Lavender Hill Mob: Turner Classic Movies' salute to Alec Guinness kicks off with this farcical 1951 caper about crooks plotting to rob the Bank of England (5 p.m. TCM).
Letters From Iwo Jima: Clint Eastwood helmed this harrowing 2006 account of Japanese soldiers fighting a losing battle against U.S. forces on the Pacific island during World War II (8 p.m. IFC).
College football: East Carolina meets Maryland in the Military Bowl (11:30 a.m. ESPN); Baylor battles Illinois in the Texas Bowl (3 p.m. ESPN); and Arizona faces Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl (6:15 p.m. ESPN).
Basketball: The Lakers visit the Hornets (5 p.m. KCAL) and the Clippers host the Jazz (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).
Hockey: The Kings challenge the Coyotes (6 p.m. MyNet).
College basketball: The Bruins welcome Washington State (8 p.m. FSN).
Photo credit: Chris Christodoulou / PBS