Wednesday, November 21st

Everyone born elsewhere has fled the city—well, almost: Pajama party at LaGuardia!—but those left behind are grateful the writer’s strike can’t touch the beautifully unscripted train wrecks of America’s Next Top Model, which, like everything else in this country, has now been outsourced to China (fine, Shanghai). Try to endure Miss Tyra teaching the girls about Chinese culture. When all else fails, baste the Tofurkey.

[America’s Next Top Model, CW, 8 p.m.]