'Top Chef Masters': Second-season premiere includes Seattle chefs
Wednesday TV picks include "Top Chef Masters," with local chefs Maria Hines, Thierry Rautureau and Jerry Traunfeld among the 22 contestants. Also: "American Idol," "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "In Plain Sight."
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'Top Chef Masters'
It's Season 2 for the sister show to the highly addictive "Top Chef." The 22 new contestants include local chefs Maria Hines, Thierry Rautureau and Jerry Traunfeld. Kelly Choi returns as the series' host. Season premiere, 11 p.m. Wednesday on Bravo (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
Also on Wednesday
"MLB Baseball," 7 p.m. (FSN): Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (Live).
"The New Adventures of Old Christine," 8 p.m. (CBS): Christine's plans to take Ritchie to Florida do not turn out as she intended.
"Wide Sargasso Sea" (1993), 8:45 p.m. (IFC): An Englishman weds the daughter of a mad Frenchwoman, bringing lust amid voodoo in 1840s Jamaica.
"American Idol," 9 p.m. (Fox): Rihanna performs; another contestant is eliminated.
"Independent Lens," 10 p.m. (KCTS): "Unmistaken Child" — Tenzin Zopa leads the search for the reincarnation of his deceased master, Geshe Lama Konchog.
"In Plain Sight," 10 p.m. (USA): A break-in threatens the security of Mary and Marshall's first witnesses.
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