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Wednesday TV Picks: ‘12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief’
TV picks for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, include “12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief” on several networks, “Survivor: Philippines” on CBS and “Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012” on ABC.
Tonight in Prime Time
A mammoth concert (broadcast from Madison Square Garden in New York City) that will aid Hurricane Sandy victims. Scheduled performers include Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul McCartney and the Rolling Stones. 4:30 p.m. (live on some networks) or 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on AMC, Bio, Encore, HBO, IFC, Sundance and many more. See TV listings (seattletimes.com/tvlistings) or event website (www.121212concert.org) for details.
“Survivor: Philippines,” 8 p.m. (CBS): While aboard a ship and away from their tribe, a few castaways strike a deal.
“The Lady Eve” (1941), 8:30 p.m. (TCM): Father-daughter cardsharps fleece a rich man’s son on a cruise ship.
“Take It All,” 9 p.m. (NBC): Contestants vie for lavish prizes in a high-stakes competition.
“Toy Hunter: Hunt for Misfit Toys,” 9 p.m. (Travel): Take an exciting trip down memory lane as recalled toys of Christmas-past including a 1964 Creepy Crawlers Thingmaker and a 1964 Sonic Blaster are found.
“Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012,” 9:31 p.m. (ABC): The journalist interviews some of 2012’s top newsmakers, including author E.L. James, Gov. Chris Christie, gymnast Gabby Douglas, actor Ben Affleck, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, group One Direction and writer Seth MacFarlane.
“Top Chef: Seattle,” 10 p.m. (Bravo): The cheftestants make dishes based on their family lineage for the Quickfire challenge; catering a homecoming party for celebrities for the Elimination Challenge.
The New York Times