Wednesday on TV: Mormon Marriotts revealed in CNBC documentary
CNBC's Hotel: Behind Closed Doors at the Marriott (7 and 10 p.m.), sounds, perhaps, more sensational than it actually is.It's a relatively interesting, hourlong documentary about the Marriott hotel empire, complete with a look at the Marriott family's Mormon roots.There are some attempts to spice it up - asking a maid about being propositioned by a guest; asking a concierge about skeezy requests from guests - but it's mostly a straight-forward documentary.Elsewhere on TV ...Women's soccer (6:30 p.m., Fox Soccer Channel): USA vs. ChinaSurvivor: Philippines (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Would Malcolm really be dumb enough NOT to uses his immunity idol? CBS wants us to think so, but it seems hard to believe.The Middle (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Frankie and Mike's 20th anniversary approaches.Whitney (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Alex falls off a stage while speaking at his alma mateThe X Factor (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The remaining finalists perform.Arrow (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Oliver decides to celebrate Christmas in a big way.The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): When the neighborhood gardener dies, turns out the aliens don't understand death.Criminal Minds (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Someone is replicating old crimes from the BAU files.Modern Family (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Manny and Luke's baseball team makes the playoffs.Take It All (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): This game show continues its weeklong run.Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Among those getting the Baba Wawa treatment this year are actor Ben Affleck; Gov. Chris Christie; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; gymnast Gabby Douglas; author E.L. James; singing group One Direction; and "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane.NBA (8:30 p.m., ESPN and ROOT): San Antonio Spurs at Utah JazzCSI (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A small plane crashes on the Las Vegas strip, killing five people.Chicago Fire (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Jose Vargas is forced to go on disability.Top Chef: Seattle (11 p.m., Bravo): The contestants cater a party.American Horror Story (11 p.m., FX): Dr. Arden witnesses a miraculous return.Hot In Cleveland (11 p.m., TV Land): Elka befriends the popular girls.Happily Divorced (11:30 p.m., TV Land): Fran encourages Peter to find a new roommate.
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