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What to Watch on Wednesday: "Rescue Me" and "Damages" lead tonight's premieres

ESPY Awards (9pm, ESPN) - Seth Meyers hosts the 19th annual ESPY Awards, honoring top sports performers and performances. Dewey Bozella, a boxer who was imprisoned and served 26 years for a murder he didn't commit, will receive the 2011 Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Roseanne's Nuts (9pm, Lifetime) - The premiere of a new reality show following sitcom star Roseanne Barr as she attempts to manage a 40-acre macadamia nut and livestock farm in Hawaii with her boyfriend and son. Back-to-back episodes tonight. Here's Adrienne's review.

Ghost Hunters International (9pm, Syfy) - In the Season 3 premiere, the team goes to Trinidad to probe claims concerning the ghost of a cocoa plantation owner.

Rescue Me (10pm, FX) - The seventh and final season of this FX drama begins with Tommy's family life being shaken up by Sheila and the pregnant Janet, who are now best friends. Meanwhile, Black Shawn wants to take his relationship with Colleen to the next level, Mickey and Teddy go into business together, and Damien is still benched in the wake of his on-the-job accident.

Damages (10pm, DirecTV 239) - Season four of this excellent Glenn Close drama jumps from FX to DirecTV and features a storyline centering on a lawsuit against a Blackwater-type military security firm. If you have DirecTV, I'm jealous. Here's my review of the new season.

The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants (10pm, Showtime) - This new series follows the World Champion San Francisco Giants as they attempt to defend their World Series title. Tonight's first episode looks at how an injury to Brian Zito allowed for Ryan Vogelsong to return to the majors for his best season yet, and what the team will do when Zito returns from the disabled list (check out this clip from the show on Zito's possible return).

Necessary Roughness (10pm, USA) - A NASCAR driver needs help getting back behind the wheel after a crash. Also, TK clashes with a rookie wide receiver, and Lindsay and R.J. lose control of a party they're throwing.

Legend Quest (10pm, Syfy) - A new series following a symbologist on a trek to find historical artifacts. Tonight's episode centers on a search for the Ark of the Covenant in Italy, France, and Ethiopia, and also, a search for Mexico's Talking Cross.

Dance Moms (10pm, Lifetime) - A new reality series following Pittsburgh competitive dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, her young students, and their pushy moms.

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