Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Monster Man' on Syfy
The Middle: Brick (Atticus Shaffer) takes a newspaper delivery job from the town’s veteran newsman (Ed Asner) to earn money in this new episode (8 p.m. ABC).
American Idol: The finalists perform in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox).
Criminal Minds: Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and his colleagues are in Seattle to investigate the mysterious murders of married couples who were serving as foster parents, while Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) thinks her boyfriend (Nicholas Brendon) is about to pop the question, and she’s terrified. Teri Polo guest stars in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).
America’s Next Top Model: The models must create an ad campaign, which includes casting, styling and providing props. Cat Deeley takes a turn as a guest judge (9 p.m. KTLA).
Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis: The seemingly obsessive-compulsive house flipper embraces a new role as “home therapist” in this new spinoff series premiering tonight (9 p.m. Bravo).
South Park: The raunchy animated comedy returns with a new episode (10 p.m. Comedy Central).
Face Off: In the season finale of the special effects/makeup series, the contestants must create three original characters from a specific genre that will perform in a dance (10 p.m. Syfy).
Psych: Shawn and Gus (James Roday, Dule Hill) investigate the attempted murder of a contestant on a dating show similar to “The Bachelorette,” in which men compete for the affections of a woman with whom they’ve crossed paths in the past. Greg Grunberg, Wayne Brady and Mike “The Miz” Mizanin guest star in this new episode (10 p.m. USA).
College basketball: NCAA first round play-in: Lamar vs. Vermont (3:30 p.m. Tru); California vs. South Florida (6 p.m. Tru). NIT first round: (4 p.m. ESPN2; 6 p.m. ESPN2).
Pro basketball: The Lakers visit the New Orleans Hornets (5 p.m. KCAL); the Atlanta Hawks visit the Clippers (7:30 p.m. FSN).
Hockey: The Detroit Red Wings visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime).
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