What to Watch Wednesday: SVU Hits 300, the World Series Starts, CSI Goes Rat Pack and More

On TV this Wednesday: Law & Order: SVU chung-chungs for the 300th time, Supernatural holds a found-film fest, CSI Ol’ Blue Eyes a murderer and the 2012 World Series gets underway. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar tonight.

8 pm World Series: Game 1 (Fox) | The Tigers go up against the Giants in San Francisco.

8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Someone’s shooting and killing Arrow’s targets, and our hero soon realizes that 1) it’s Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe) and 2) the new threat has Walter in his sights. Meanwhile, Laurel and Tommy get caught in an awkward situation with Oliver.

8 pm WWE Main Event (ION) | Ryback responds to Dolph Ziggler’s open challenge.

PREVIEW | Criminal Minds‘ Reid Has a Mystery Woman — and She Has Seen His [Spoiler]

9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | When Sam and Dean find two dead bodies near a laptop with some disturbing video footage on it, the situation cues up a Paranormal Activity-esque hour that tells the story through the eyes of three people investigating an unusual animal attack. Executive producer Jeremy Carver calls the hour “pretty unlike any episode that the show has ever done before.”

9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | The procedural marks its 300th episode with a kidnapping case that draws parallels to its first season, includes several ties to the SVU pilot and showcases Mariska Hargitay, Dann Florek and Richard Belzer – all who’ve been with the show since its 1999 premiere. Tom Sizemore (Hawaii Five-0), Hamish Linklater (The New Adventures of Old Christine) and Alex Karpovsky (Girls) guest-star. (Get more scoop on the milestone episode.)

9 pm Toy Hunter (Travel Channel) | Jordan finds an Evel Knievel stunt set, a vintage Flash Gordon action figure, the Knight Rider car and more in Knoxville, Tenn.

9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Pressure from neighbors forces Halloween addict Claire to keep her holiday celebration kid-friendly; Lily wonders who her real mother is during Mitch and Cam’s costume party.

PREVIEW | Hot Video: Nashville‘s Scarlett and Gunnar Make Beautiful Music Together – And Avery Jealous!

10 Paranormal Witness (Syfy) | Season finale: Newlyweds may not have put spooks and scares on their wedding registry, but they’ve sure got them in their Chicago apartment. (You, however, needn’t fear: The series has been renewed for another season.)

10 pm CSI (CBS) | Ring-a-ding-ding! Plenty of Frank Sinatra/Rat Pack tunes pepper this Greg-centric episode, in which a music historian’s murder has an emotional effect on Sanders, who shared a past with her.

10 pm American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) | Sister Jude’s darkest secret is revealed (Side note: Way to offer early payoff, AHS!) and an exorcist comes to Briarcliff to save a troubled farm boy. (Another side note, this one directed at the exorcist: You may wanna bring quadruple your regular amounts of holy water. Briarcliff is messed up.)

Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions. 

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42 Comments
  1. Nick says:

    TheMiddle, Modern Family, & Suburgatory DVR Arrow

  2. GK says:

    Arrow, Supernatural and AHS: Asylum!

  3. SK says:

    Criminal Minds
    CSI

  4. Whatevah says:

    Gooo Giants!

  5. greysfan says:

    Really looking forward to SVU tonight. 13 years on and its still very good. Others i will watch are Criminal Minds, Modern Family and The Middle

  6. Junior says:

    I gotta say my picks for the night are Supernatural, CSI, WWE Main Event, and AHS: Asylum. Really looking forward to AHS! Thankfully I have a DVR box lol.

  7. Isabelle says:

    Its Arrow SPN and Chicago Fire for me and DVR criminal minda and AHS

  8. Renee says:

    Arrow and Chicago Fire. And I’m soooo happy I quit Fox so I don’t have to concern myself with any baseball interruptions this year. :-)

  9. Bri Brit says:

    only Criminal Minds is worth watching

  10. melliemd says:

    Modern Family and American Horror Story :)

  11. Steph says:

    Modern Family and Chicago Fire.

  12. Rrrrrr says:

    Supernatural, Nashville, and Asylum!

  13. Balaji K says:

    Arrow
    Modern Family
    Nashville

  14. Nikolette says:

    Really looking forward to this SVU episode. Hope it doesn’t disappoint. ;D

  15. HEATHER says:

    Survivor, Nashville and Chicago Fire :)

  16. Gerald says:

    The Middle, Modern Family, Suburgatory, Arrow, Nashville and American Horror Story.

  17. sarah says:

    Arrow
    Chicago Fire

  18. eds says:

    Looking forward to Criminal Minds tonight–Reid’s got a girlfriend!

  19. Amanda says:

    Busy night for me: Survivor, Modern Family, Arrow, Chicago Fire, American Horror Story

  20. Dineen says:

    Only Criminal Minds tonight.

  21. MoxieSue says:

    Watch Criminal Minds and Nashville; DVR Chicago Fire.

  22. Jose says:

    Wwe main event since I’m a fan of ziggler and ryback…. And then watch supernatural live and dvr modern family

  23. Blake says:

    Arrow
    Supernatural
    Modern Family

  24. Judy Tankoos says:

    Criminal Minds
    Might watch CSI and record SVU or the other way ’round. Or forget about CSI and just watch AND DVR SVU!

  25. lulu says:

    Can’t wait for ARROW!..and of course AHS: ASYLUM.

  26. Zoe says:

    SVU, of course. I wouldn’t miss it.

  27. Katydyd says:

    Why are all the good ones on Wednesday? SVU, Criminal Minds, AHS: Asylum, Nashville, CSI…thank you DVR!

  28. Grace says:

    Nashville! Lennon and Maisy sing tonight ;) Whoo!!!

  29. Britta Unfiltered says:

    Chung-chung! If only I could remember what happened in the premiere from 14 years ago. My memory isn’t that good. I really only remember the Mayhem dude was in it, and some guy named….Stabler? haha. I really miss that guy.
    .
    I nearly peed myself in laughter over the American Horror Story line that Briarcliff is messed up. That was great.

  30. Leondre says:

    The Middle, Guys with Kids, Modern Family, Suburgatory, and SVU

  31. bobbie says:

    suburgatory, csi, criminal minds, arrow

  32. Susan says:

    Suburgatory. When?

  33. Susan says:

    Nevermind. My dvr is showing it listed now. Guess I set it for too many recordings and it didn’t show up until some of the others were recorded.

  34. nick1372 says:

    Watch The Middle. DVR Arrow, Modern Family and Suburgatory.

  35. ollie says:

    ghostfacers ep was from their point of view

  36. Thea says:

    AHS, DVR Nashville and watch Arrow on Hulu tomorrow since Cablevision still sucks… -_-

  37. jules says:

    Arrow, Supernatural and Chicago Fire!

  38. HannahC says:

    Why has Criminal Minds been left out on here?? :(