Wednesday's Highlights: 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' on CBS
Criminal Minds: The investigation of a series of bludgeonings in Philadelphia leads the team to the city’s boxing scene and Hotch connects with a fellow runner while training for the triathlon in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist: The artists visit a Hudson Valley town, get to know the local folks and create a portrait based on one of them in this new episode (9 p.m. Bravo).
Mystery Diners: A pub owner’s suspicions of her bartender are confirmed with the help of mystery diners in the premiere of this new series (10 p.m. Food).
American Horror Story: “Birth” Vivien gives birth; Tate and Violet try to rid the house of some of its ghosts (10 p.m. FX).
24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic: HBO Sports’ teams up with the NHL to bring viewers inside the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers in the weeks leading up to the Jan. 2 NHL Winter Classic in this four-episode unscripted series (10 p.m. HBO).
The Real World: The season in San Diego finishes (10 p.m. MTV).
Psych: In the midseason finale, Shawn and Juliet’s (James Roday, Maggie Lawson) romantic vacation is interrupted when their room is robbed and a body surfaces at a nearby winery. Jason Priestley guest stars in this new episode (10 p.m. USA).
Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011: In a year that gave us the meltdown of Charlie Sheen, the wedding of Prince William, the deaths of Osama bin Laden and Moammar Gadhafi, and a parade of Republican presidential contenders, Walters’ picks her top 10 (9:30 p.m. ABC).
Funniest Commercials of the Year: 2011: This annual hourlong special showcases laugh-out-loud television ads from around the world (10 p.m. TBS).
Hockey: The Chicago Blackhawks visit the Minnesota Wild (4:30 p.m. VS); the Phoenix Coyotes visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime).
College basketball: Eastern Washington at UCLA (7:30 p.m. FSN).
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