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Wednesday: Clinton-Obama throwdown on the Democratic Presidential Debate in Philadelphia. Plus: What did you think of "The Real Housewives of New York City" on Tuesday?

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Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton haven’t debated each other since Feb. 26, so it’ll be interesting to see if they choose to play nice or go for the jugular on tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Philadelphia (8 p.m. EDT on ABC). Given the mood lately, we’re guessing neither presidential hopeful will emerge from this one without mud on his/her hands. Here’s hoping they don’t rip each other to pieces so badly that all the Democratic Party’s horses and all MoveOn.org’s men can’t put Humpty or Dumpty back together again in time for the general election.

Also…

On tonight’s episode of “America’s Next Top Model,” the girls learn to give interviews and in so doing, give us an amusing tour of all that empty space in their pretty heads (8 p.m. EDT on the CW). “The Truth About Cancer” chronicles the struggles of a widow who lost her husband to cancer (9 p.m. on PBS, check listings). “Top Chef” features a tailgating challenge (10 p.m. on Bravo) and the 20th season of “The Real World” premieres (10 p.m. on MTV).

Last night

What did you think of “The Real Housewives of New York City” on Tuesday? Go here to discuss.



On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EDT

Diane Sawyer, David Bach, Leona Lewis

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EDT

A day of hot topics

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Thomas Haden Church, screenwriter Michael Martin, Chris Daughtry with the African Children’s Choir

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

Sports Legends Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Super Coach Vivian Stringer

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

wowowow.com Co-Founders, Liz Smith, Leslie Stahl, Jonie Evans, Mary Lawrence

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EDT

Ed Schultz, other guests TBA

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EDT

Cokie Roberts

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Madeleine Albright

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EDT

Sylvester Stallone, the Teutul family, the Mars Volta, Bruce Willis sits in with the CBS Orchestra (Repeat)

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EDT

Dennis Quaid, Russell Brand, P.O.D.

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Douglas Feith, Thomas Haden Church

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EDT

Thomas Haden Church, the fourth eliminated celebrity from “Dancing With the Stars,” Phantom Planet

Conan O’Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Jarod Miller, David Gregory, John Oliver

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EDT

Anne Heche, Deion Sanders, Clinton Jackson

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