American Idol auditions continue on Fox while the Oscar-winning Harvey Milk documentary airs on Flix, and the flashmob episode of Modern Family re-airs! And if you can get permission to stay up past your bedtime, Annette Bening is Leno’s guest tonight.
What to Watch: Wednesday, January 26
8:00pm: American Idol, Fox (1 hr)
Season 10 auditions are in Milwaukee tonight; can they find a Glambert-esque contestant to spice up the 2011 competition in The Badger State? Tune in to find out!
8:00pm: The Times of Harvey Milk, Flix (90 min)
The Oscar-winning 1984 documentary covers the life of California’s first openly gay elected official, from his start as a neighborhood activist to his legacy as a symbol of gay political advocacy after his assassination in 1978.
9:00pm: Modern Family, ABC (30 min) REPEAT
“Manny Get Your Gun” re-airs tonight! While searching for a gift for Manny’s birthday party, Mitchell surprises his husband Cam by participating in a flashmob dance, only to earn his ire for not inviting him to participate.
11:30pm: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC (1 hr) NEW
The Kids Are All Right star Annette Bening is Leno’s guest tonight, where she’ll be discussing her Golden Globe-winning performance playing a lesbian mother in a role that may just win her an Oscar!
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