OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE. Musicians who might be the next big thing perform at a taping of "The Next" on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington. Gloria Estefan, John Rich, Nelly and Joe Jonas will be on hand to mentor them. You can show up for the free taping, first come, first served, or if you're a free-registration member of Gotham Casting you can submit an application at gothamcasting.com/#/event_details. The series premieres Aug. 16 on The CW.
FINALE. One of the last two couples standing -- either Kenneth Barrington and Yanina Beccaria or Benjamin Clark and Michelle Sacco -- will win a trip around the world on the season two finale of NBC's "Love in the Wild," tomorrow at 10 p.m.
PREMIERES. Tonight at 8 "Bachelor Pad" returns with season three . . . Then at 11 "I'm Having Their Baby," on Oxygen, follows mothers giving their newborns up for adoption . . . and season four of "Top Chef Masters" starts cooking Wednesday at 10 on Bravo.
RECAPS.J Rome, who was partnered with singer Jennifer Nettles, is the season one winner of "Duets." . . . Beatrice Guapo was the first designer who didn't make it work on "Project Runway" . . . Comedian Jacob Williams, puppet show Lightwire Theater, child dancers The Untouchables and bicycle dancers All Wheel Sports advanced to the semifinals on "America's Got Talent" . . . Alexa Anderson, Daniel Baker, Nick Bloxsom-Carter and Janaya French were eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance" . . . "Hell's Kitchen" cut Tiffany Johnson . . . "Big Brother" evicted Kara Monaco . . . and Ashley is out of "The Glass House."