What to Watch Tonight: Touch, One Tree Hill, and Whitney

By Price Peterson

Jan 25, 2012

What to watch on Wednesday, January 25...

Quick question, completely unrelated to the listings below: Reading any good books? Just wondering!

If you enjoyed Heroes but wished it had fewer heroes and was more sentimental, then you may enjoy this newest series from Heroes creator Tim Kring. Kiefer Sutherland stars as a blue-collar widower whose mute son is some kind of autistic genius with numbers and can predict the future. That method is a step up from an artist dude who predicts the future via paintings, I guess.

8pm, CBS
One Tree Hill
The citizens of Tree Hill (LOL forever @ that name) continue navigating their rich emotional lives as Haley gets unexpected assistance from Dan at the café and Quinn discovers that Clay's been keeping secrets. Meanwhile Chase nurtures a busted heart and Brooke's father does something very disappointing.

8pm, NBC
Tonight Roxanne hires Whitney to assist her at the office but more importantly to spy on a co-worker. Elsewhere, Alex attempts to get organized and Mark consults with Neal and Lily about sprucing up his love life. (The live studio audience will most likely be watching old episodes of Seinfeld on their phones.)

The Challenge: Battle of the Exes
Let's stop pretending we don't watch this show, because we definitely watch this show. It's been around for 22 seasons for a reason! In tonight's season opener, we'll meet the 26 players who arrive in the Dominican Republic only to find themselves paired off with their respective showmance exes. Plus the normal amount of boozin' and bruisin', probably.

10pm, TV Land
Hot in Cleveland
Things are about to get slightly more incestuous, because Victoria's daughter is about to announce she's engaged to Melanie's son. Also, Joy's blind boyfriend believes she's 26 (sure) and Elka begins prank-calling a member of the New York Yankees.

American Idol, 8 p.m., Fox
Are You There, Chelsea?, 8:30 p.m., NBC
Criminal Minds, 9 p.m., CBS
Ghost Hunters, 9 p.m., Syfy
Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy, 9 p.m., History
CSI, 10 p.m., CBS
Dark Minds, SERIES PREMIERE, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery
Dog the Bounty Hunter, 10 p.m., A&E;
Face Off, 10 p.m., Syfy
Mistresses, 10 p.m., BBC America
Royal Pains, 10 p.m., USA
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Toddlers & Tiaras, 10 p.m., TLC
Top Chef: Texas, 10 p.m., Bravo
The Exes, 10:30 p.m., TV Land

Cuba Gooding, Jr. on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 12 a.m., ABC
Elizabeth Banks, Timothy Olyphant and John Mulaney on Conan, 11 p.m., TBS
Gail Simmons on Watch What Happens: Live, 11 p.m., Bravo


What are you watching tonight?

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  • spr12cr Jan 27, 2012

    Are You There, Chelsea?, The Challenge: Battle of the Exes, Hot in Cleveland, Ghost Hunters & Face Off

  • vitakato Jan 26, 2012

    Touch & Criminal Minds

  • joostin_cdn Jan 26, 2012

    Dragon's Den (Camada), Daily Show...reading "Confessions of an Economic Hitman". Everyone should read it, but especially Americans...All Americans should read it and refer to the sourced material.

  • Miss_Mouse88 Jan 26, 2012

    I'm re-reading the Sookie Stackhouse novels (so great, team Alcide!). Oh, and e-readers may be handy but nothing beats the smell of a new book and the feel of the pages in your hands. It's my most favourite thing in the world, I really <3 books :)

    Touch, The Soup, Are You There Chelsea?

  • DustinEsquire Jan 26, 2012

    Criminal Minds , Touch to see if its gunna be Jack Bauer 2.0 , and probably Conan

  • unicorns2024 Jan 26, 2012

    I am a fan of Kiefer/24 so I will watch Touch but I dont great expectations. it would have been better just to continue with 24. also will see criminal minds, and one of my new serie favorites Revenge =D

  • tybabb Jan 26, 2012

    I'd like to point out that One Tree Hill is on the CW, not CBS. lol

  • passive17 Jan 26, 2012

    touch & royal pains

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  • mac94102 Jan 26, 2012

    Hot in Cleveland, Are You There Chelsea, Crim Minds, Exes. Maybe The Challenge.

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