Wednesday TV: ‘Idol’ with a British Accent; Last ‘Revealed’

For the final five contestants, it’ British music week on “American Idol” (Fox, 8 p.m.) – except, presumably, the music of Queen, which they sang last week. Since the mentor this week is Little Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band and “Underground Garage” fame, maybe he will steer them toward the stars of British garage rock: The Birds, The Small Faces, The Move and The Pretty Things.

The top six on “America’s Top Model” (The CW, 9 p.m.) go to Macau.

The final episode of “America Revealed” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings), with Yul Kwon, looks at the nation’s manufacturing

A day after she was on “Glee,” Whoopi Goldberg guest stars on another network show, “The Middle” (ABC, 8 p.m.) as a guidance counselor.

Phil goes car shopping on a new “Modern Family” (ABC, 9 p.m.) that features Kevin Hart as guest star.

A month-long, 42-film, Wednesday night retrospective of the work of Joel McCrea begins on Turner Classic Movies with one of his most popular roles, “Sullivan’s Travels” (8 p.m.), “The Palm Beach Story” (9:45 p.m.), “The More the Merrier” (11:30 p.m.), “The Richest Girl in the World” (1:30 a.m.), “Woman Chases Man” (3 a.m.), “Bed of Roses” (4:15 a.m.) and “Kept Husbands” (5:30 a.m.).

“Rock Center with Brian Williams” (NBC, 9 p.m.) looks back to what was going on in the situation room the day of the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound a year ago.

“Million Dollar Listing New York” (Bravo, 10 p.m.) ends its season with one agent holding a carnival-themed open house.

A season finale also comes for “Whitechapel” (BBC America, 10 p.m.).

Kristen Chenoweth guest stars in a new episode of “Hot in Cleveland” (TV Land, 10 p.m.).

James Van Der Beek is on two shows tonight: His regular gig on “Don’t Trust the B– in Apt. 23” (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) but also on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

Stanley Cup playoff games tonight: Rangers at Capitals (NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.) and Coyotes at Predators (CNBC, 9 p.m.).

Orioles at Yankees (ESPN, 7 p.m.) gets a national showcase.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa: Mark Ruffalo, Lisa Rinna, Jeremy Britt, Josh Broban. The View: Bethenny Frankel, Eden Sher. The Talk: Annie Potts, Tony Horton, Al Michaels. Ellen DeGeneres: Julianna Marguiles, Kevin Nealon.

Late Talk

David Letterman: Johnny Galecki Norah Jones. Jay Leno: Scarlett Johansson Blake Shelton, K’Nann featuring Nelly Furtado. Jimmy Kimmel: William H. Macy, Eva Green, brad. Jimmy Fallon: Amy Poehler, Daniel Dae Kim, Lady Antebellum. Craig Ferguson: Anjelica Huston, Reno Wilson. Carson Daly: Dr. Drew Pinsky, Jonah, Lehrer, Bombay Bicycle Club. Tavis Smiley: Ed Helms. Jon Stewart: Sen. Tom Coburn. Stephen Colbert: Jonathan Haidt. Conan O’Brien: Seth Rogen, Kid Cudi, Daryl Hall (rerun). Chelsea Handler: Raphael Saadiq, Ben Gleib, Fortune Feimster, Dov Davidoff.

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