What to Watch: Wednesday, February 3

It's the "best of the rest" auditions on American Idol, which means all the guest judges, including Neil Patrick Harris, return for some more fun. Over on Ugly Betty, Wilhemina has a drag impersonator! Wednesday, February 3 8:00 pm Mercy, NBC (1 hr) NEW A new, slightly arrogant ICU head (James Van Der Beek) starts at Mercy and butts heads with Veronica, while Chloe attempts to relieve a widower’s grief. Also stars out actor Guillermo Diaz as an openly gay nurse, Angel. 9:00 pm American Idol, Fox (1 hr) NEW The “best of the rest” auditions are shown, and out actor Neil Patrick Harris judges, as well as Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Jonas, Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry, and Shania Twain. 9:00 pm Modern Family, ABC (30 min) NEW Claire’s best friend (guest star Minnie Driver) visits, and challenges Claire, Cameron and Jay play racquetball, where Jay has an difficult time in the locker room. Meanwhile, Mitchell (played by out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson) helps Gloria with some legal troubles.

Wilhelmina discovers she has a drag queen impersonator on Ugly Betty

10:00 pm Ugly Betty, ABC (1 hr) NEW Betty’s blog wins an award, while Wilhemina discovers that she has her own drag queen impersonator. Meanwhile, Marc’s gets a big head when a famous director does a photo shoot with him. 10:00 pm The Real World: Washington D.C., MTV (1 hr) NEW Ashley comes clean about her abusive past after she fights Andrew, while Callie tries to find a job. Features Emily, a bisexual roomie, and Mike, a gay Christian. 10:00 pm Nip/Tuck, FX  (1 hr) NEW A typical procedure on a famous actress goes wrong, while Escobar Gallardo’s daughter comes to Sean and Christian with questions about her father. 11:00 pm High School Reunion, TV Land (1 hr) NEW The classmates hit the beach after John’s confrontation with one of the party crashers, while Tracey and Treda try to convince Antanus to make a lifestyle change.