As Big Brother crowns its winner tonight, the hew season of Survivor debuts right before it, ready to take its place at least on the Wednesday night schedule. It looks like it could be a good season with Ozzy and Coach returning, as well as Evil Russell’s nephew. Check out your other favorite shows at TV-Links.
1. Live with Regis and Kelly. The guests today are Pierce Brosnan and Meredith Vieira. Syndicated, check local listings.
2. License to Drive. Watching this, it kind of makes you realize the talent that was lost with Corey Haim. The problem was the talent was lost long before he passed away. He stars in this as a teenage kid with one goal on his mind, a license to drive. 10:10 AM CT ActionMax
3. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jon Cryer and Chaz Bono are among the guests today. Syndicated, check local listings.
4. Life as We Know It. Two godparents who despise each other have the unexpected happen when the parents of their young charge die, requiring them come together and take care of her. Even more unexpectedly, they fall in love. 3:00 PM CT HBO2
5. MLB Baseball: Indians at Rangers. Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers. 6:00 PM CT ESPN
6. Survivor: South Pacific Season Premiere. Sixteen newbies and two returning veterans take on the South Pacific 7:00 PM CT CBS
7. America’s Got Talent. Jackie Evancho, Tony Bennett, Queen Latifah, and Cirque du Soleil perform, and the winner is announced 8:00 PM CT NBC
8. H8R. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jake Pavelka try to win over their haters. 8:00 PM CT CW
9. Buried Treasure. Leigh and Leslie visit a Catskills family wanting to earn cash from an art collection, a New Jersey family who could have an antique car, and a Georgia family who needs to avoid foreclosure. 7:00 PM CT Fox
10. Melissa & Joey. In the first half hour, Mel gets Joe to follow Lennox to a school dance, and Holly becomes jealous of Ryder. In the second half hour, after Joe comes into some money, he and Mel face some difficult decisions. 7:00 PM CT ABC Family
11. America’s Next Top Model. Fan favorites make a return to the competition and reenact their memorable moments from their first photo shoot. Nicki Minaj is guest judge. 8:00 PM CT CW
12. Ghost Hunters. Adam is discussing their current location as they’re investigating a basement that would probably make most feel claustrophobic, as it’s a small space and the EMF reader is jumping off the charts. They hear footsteps above them that seem to be in a hurried rhythm, but no one is supposed to be upstairs. They even touch their hands to the floorboards above and can feel the vibrations of the steps. Steve and Tango are called in to do a quick run through of the first floor. 8:00 PM CT Syfy
13. Operation Repo. Sonia’s rehabilitation from her gunshot wound takes a shocking turn. The whole team runs into trouble on a job when they attempt to repossess a carnival ride from a group of wannabes. Froy and Matt wrangle with a gym owner and his fleet of thugs. And Lou and Sonia repo a truck from a protester in a quite revealing outfit. 8:00 PM CT truTV
14. Man v. Food Nation. At the Pacific Coast, Adam helps Naader Reda go up against a four-pound tri-tip steak challenge. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet
15. Big Brother. The three-parter Head of Household competition is played out with the winner choosing who to bring to final two. Past evicted contestants return and the winner is chosen. 8:30 PM CT CBS
16. Up All Night. Series Premiere. After returning from maternity leave, a woman tries to adjust to her job as an executive producer for a talk show, her stay-at-home husband, and new baby. 9:00 PM CT ABC
17. Primetime Nightline. Four teenage girls with dreams of becoming models are followed around in NYC. 9:00 PM CT ABC
18. Necessary Roughness. Dani gets an unexpected new client, TK meets up with his rival, and Nick has to make a decision. 9:00 PM CT USA
19. Paranormal Witness. A woman wakes up from a dream and is breathing heavily after seeing a child wake up within the dream. She immediately calls her sister and brother-in-law who are 600 miles away. Her dream was a nightmare where she kept seeing the number 16 pop into her head multiple times. 9:00 PM CT Syfy
20. Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling. Series Premiere. â€œHalf the size. Twice the violence.â€ That’s the mantra of the league at the center of this exciting, eye-opening new series. Hulk Hogan, one of the legendary stars of pro wrestling, knows two things: wrestling and business. So when he sees potential in Johnny Greene’s struggling MCW league, he makes an offer that will make themâ€¦ or break them. 9:00 PM CT truTV
21. Top Chef: Just Desserts. The 40th anniversary of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is celebrated. 9:00 PM CT Bravo
22. The Joy Behar Show. Jackie Collins is the guest tonight. 9:00 PM CT HLN
23. Toddlers & Tiaras. “International Fresh Faces Missouri.” 9:00 PM CT TLC
24. Confessions: Animal Hoarding. Over 150 cats being kept by a street minister. 9:00 PM CT TLC
25. Dance Moms.
To give Brooke and Paige an edge, Kelly secretly hires choreographers. Cath’s dancers go head to head against Abby’s. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime
26. Free Agents. Series Premiere. Two co-workers who are coming off their separate relationships ending end up in bed together after a moment of weakness. 9:30 PM CT NBC
27. Conan. Tyra Banks, Glenn Howerton, and the Sklar Brothers are the guests tonight. 10:00 PM CT TBS
28. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Jane Lynch, Demetri Martin, and NeedToBreathe. 10:35 PM CT CBS