TV picks: Wednesday, Dec. 12
“The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012″
SPECIAL. Barbara Walters sits down with the year’s headline-makers, from Chris Christie to Gabby Douglas to “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. James, which should make for some delightfully awkward conversation.
9:30 p.m., ABC
“12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief”
SPECIAL. Top-flight entertainers including Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Kanye West and Alicia Keys perform in a fundraising effort to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
7:30 p.m., check listings at www.121212concert.org/broadcast
REALITY. Taking neighborhood watch to a whole new level, the men of Lancaster, Pa., who use unconventional measures to protect their Amish community are profiled in this questionably factual series — since when do the Amish drive cars and play with guns, anyway?
Series premiere, 9 p.m., Discovery
DRAMA. Oliver throws a Christmas party, but not everyone’s in the mood to celebrate. Perhaps a flash of those abs could convince them otherwise?
8 p.m., The CW