Wednesday TV Picks: 'Royal Pains' on USA
TV picks for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, include "Royal Pains" on USA; "NY Med" on ABC; and "Dirty Jobs" on Discovery.
Tonight in Prime Time
It's the fourth season for this quirky medical drama starring Mark Feuerstein (second from left, at right) as Hank Lawson, a "doctor for hire" for the residents of the Hamptons. The show is light and breezy — perfect viewing for a late-summer evening. 9 p.m. Wednesday on USA (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Wednesday
"So You Think You Can Dance," 8 p.m. (Fox): The Top 10 finalists perform; two dancers are sent home; guest judge Benjamin Millepied; L.A. Dance Project performs.
"Groundhog Day" (1993), 8 p.m. (AMC): Feb. 2 keeps repeating for a cynical TV weatherman sent to watch the groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pa.
"Haunted Collector," 9 p.m. (Syfy): John Zaffis travels to Enfield, Conn.; the team travels to Elizabethtown, Ky., to investigate strange phenomena at the Morrison Masonic Lodge.
"NY Med," 10 p.m. (ABC): A mother faces a risky surgery to remove cancer from her abdomen; a husband and wife balance surgical residency and their relationship; a confident cardiac surgeon; a new kind of colon surgery gives hope to an 18-year-old with Crohn's disease.
"Dirty Jobs: Down Under," 10 p.m. (Discovery): Mike Rowe travels down the northern coast of Australia to work and hunt with Aboriginals who have lived off the land for more than 40,000 years.
"Futurama," 10 p.m. (Comedy Central): The crew needs to recover stolen property from the Robot Mafia, so they stage a casino heist.
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