Are We There Yet?
TBS complements its Tyler Perry-infused Wednesday-night lineup with this newly minted sitcom based on the 2005 film of the same name. Rapper-actor Ice Cube, star of the film, is an executive producer of the family-themed affair, which tracks newlywed couple Nick and Suzanne (Terry Crews, Essence Atkins) and their two children as they face various blended-family obstacles. In the premiere, Nick comes to believe that the kids don't love him, and Suzanne updates her name — complete with a hyphen. In a second episode that follows, cash flow problems strike the family when Suzanne's credit issues come to the surface. — Dean Maurer
Curb Your Enthusiasm
10/9c TV Guide Network
Larry David's irreverent HBO hit makes its basic cable debut on TV Guide Network. First up: The pilot, of course. Larry's new baggy pants create an awkward situation between him, Cheryl and her friend, and he finds himself in even more hot water during a night at the movies. Immediately following the episode is the premiere of Curb: The Discussion, TV Guide Network's new discussion show about the ethical dilemmas of the series. Panelists Randy Cohen, Patti Stanger, Hill Harper and Jon Hamm join host Susie Essman for the inaugural Discussion.
Ghost Hunters Academy
As students across America prepare for final exams and daydream about their summer vacations, one very unusual school is just getting started. The reality competition series returns with eight new cadets vying for an opening on TAPS. Their first assignment is a favorite Ghost Hunters haunt: Louisville's Waverly Hills Sanatorium. — Michael Chant
In Plain Sight
Laura San Giacomo guest stars as a woman recovering from a recent health scare, an event that provides her motivation to change her life. She decides to escape her family, who are entrenched in organized crime, and needs Mary's help to get into witness protection. A secret from her past endangers her eligibility for the program, prompting Mary to take big risks to protect the woman. — Brie Hearn
Top Chef Masters
The plates-and-palates competition series quickly zooms toward its sophomore-season finale, which airs next week. Tension is therefore boiling over for our remaining quartet of four-star chefs, so it's high time for some fine levity. Humor is served up in this penultimate episode when the four gourmets gallop to the Groundlings improv-comedy club. They must then display their improvisational flair to create dishes based on three words. — Dean Maurer
10:30/9:30c Comedy Central
Live-action role-playing games are as old as cops-and-robbers, but devotees of pastimes such as Dungeons & Dragons take larping to another level, with all the pageantry and costumes of a medieval battle royal. For the first new episode since March, Daniel Tosh puts his spin on a sword-and-sorcery call to arms when he gives a larper known for his "lightning bolts" a chance to test his mettle in a Web Redemption, and also looks for inspiration from potheads at a Los Angeles marijuana convention. — Joe Friedrich
Toddlers & Tiaras
Spray tans and sequins and stage moms, oh my! They're all back for another season of this guilty pleasure, which follows young beauty-queen hopefuls and their families in their quest for sparkling crowns and cash prizes. Season 3 opens at the Le Maison de Paris Pageant in Louisiana, where a whopping $12,000 is up for grabs. — Karen Andzejewicz
This episode could be hot, stunning, explosive or all of the above. Adam and Jamie try to light up the hot and stunning aspects with an experiment involving pepper spray, a flannel shirt and a stun gun, while Kari, Grant and Tory play up the explosive angle by using fireworks in a way seldom seen in Fourth of July celebrations. — Michael Chant
Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Are We There Yet?