Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, September 12, 2012
September 12, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
X FACTOR versus THE VOICE. Which singing competition series has your attention tonight at 8 PM?
Or perhaps you’ll be tuning into something else? Take a look at your other options…
The Voice | 8pm on NBC | Special Night
“Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 3”
Carson Daly (“Last Call with Carson Daly”) hosts week two of the vocal competition series, featuring an exciting array of talented vocalists as they compete to be selected by one of the coaches and fight for a chance at an opportunity to win the title of being named “The Voice.” Coaches Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton continue building their teams. Christina Milian (“Be Cool”) serves as Social Media Correspondent.
The X Factor | 8pm on Fox | Season Premiere
THE X FACTOR’s Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid are joined by new judges global pop icon Britney Spears and multi-talented artist Demi Lovato as they travel the nation searching for undiscovered talent 12 years old or over – both solo artists and vocal groups – who are worthy of the largest prize in television history: a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music.
Oh Sit! | 8pm on The CW
In this fun, high-stakes, high-octane musical chairs competition, 12 thrill-seeking daredevils race head-to-head through five physically demanding, chair-splitting obstacle course-style eliminations as they each compete to claim a chair – all to the sounds of a live band. At the end of the hour, only one contestant will be left sitting triumphant to seize the cash prize and the title of OH SIT! champion. The show is hosted by Jamie Kennedy (“The Ghost Whisperer”) and actress/television host Jessi Cruickshank (“MTV Live”). Adding to the fun, Tanika Ray (“Extra”) will be in the trenches with the contestants both on and off the track, and will add color commentary from the sidelines as the action unfolds. The musical guest is Stu Stone (“Breathe”).
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America’s Got Talent | 9pm on NBC
The six acts voted through to the finals compete one last time for America’s vote and a chance to win the $1 million prize. Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Howard Stern star. Hosted by Nick Cannon.
Royal Pains | 9pm on USA
“Something Fishy This Way Comes”
Boris calls on Hank again to travel the globe to help Dmitry; Hank and Harper grow closer; and Paige continues to navigate the fallout from the revelation of a family secret.
Guys with Kids | 10pm on NBC | Series Premiere
When Chris (Jesse Bradford) is asked out to a Knicks game, he must find a babysitter without his ex-wife Shelia (Erinn Hayes) finding out. Elsewhere, Gary (Anthony Anderson) and Marny (Tempestt Bledsoe) find an unusual spot for some alone time. Meanwhile, Nick (Zach Cregger) is in the dog house when he forgets about an important event with his wife, Emily (Jamie-Lynn Sigler).
The Soup | 10pm on E!
A weekly recap of various pop culture and television show moments of the week. The show is hosted by Joel McHale (COMMUNITY), who provides sarcastic and biting commentary on the hottest celeb news events and goofiest reality clips.
- Big Brother | “Episode 1427” | 8pm on CBS
What will you be watching?