What to Watch Wednesday: Horror Story's Unholy Face-Off, SVU Is Saving Grace and More

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 14On TV this Wednesday: Law & Order: SVU helps a holy man, Whitney wouldn’t mind ex-ing out her man’s old flame, ABC offers a Nashville catch-up and the Devil aims to give American Horror Story: Asylum‘s Monsignor his due. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Mobbed (Fox) | Host Howie Mandel and thousands of strangers help a woman honor her firefighter father.

8 pm Whitney (NBC) | June Diane Raphael (NTSF: SD: SUV::) returns as Alex’s ex-fiancée Chloe, who causes contention when she crashes on the couples’ couch without Whitney’s OK.

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9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | Det. Tutuola’s ex-brother-in-law (Boardwalk Empire‘s Erik LaRay Harvey) is arrested for assaulting a priest (American Horror Story‘s Denis O’Hare) days before Christmas. Sons of Anarchy‘s Theo Rossi also guest-stars.

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10 pm Nashville: The Whole Story (ABC) | If you don’t know your “If I Didn’t Know Better” from your “Wrong Song,” catch up with this hour-long recap of the new ABC country-music drama’s season so far. (New episodes resume next week.)

10 pm Chicago Fire (NBC) | Casey gets caught in a family conflict between his mom (Family Law‘s Kathleen Quinlan) and his sister (Guiding Light‘s Nicole Forester).

10 pm American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) | In the first of Asylum‘s final four episodes, AI_208_0837the Monsignor confronts the Devil; Dr. Arden’s experiments reach a shocking conclusion; and Dr. Thredson facilitates a surprising reunion for Kit.

10 pm Top Chef (Bravo) | The Elimination Challenge celebrates the most memorable moments in Top Chef history. (If you’ve got some suggestions for what they should include on that “menu,” shout them out in the comments.)

10 pm The Soup (E!) | The comedic clip show wraps Part 2 of its annual Clipdown.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!

Comments (16)

  • SVU!!!

    Comment by Petra (@MorbidPet) – January 2, 2013 04:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Shouldn’t that priest on svu be on AHS? just saying, my heart jumped!

    Comment by Denise@americanhorrorstoryfan – January 2, 2013 04:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • LOL well, he was on season one. Crossing my fingers for season three.

      Comment by dude – January 2, 2013 08:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Finally, someone deals with The Devil, it’s gonna be a hell-icious fight!
    Also, Chicago Fire family issue sounds promising!
    CF and AHS tonight!

    Comment by Liu – January 2, 2013 05:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Just a couple of weekends ago I saw an L&O rerun in which Denis O’Hare played a priest.

    Comment by Michael Sacal – January 2, 2013 06:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • SVU needs to gtfo AHS all the way

    Comment by jamie – January 2, 2013 06:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Welcome back AHS! Now I’m judging for TWD to return

    Comment by Ed – January 2, 2013 07:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wait, so is American horror story cancelled? It says final four episodes?

    Comment by Katiebell – January 2, 2013 07:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Final four episodes of this season

      Comment by jim – January 2, 2013 07:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It’s already been renewed for season 3 and Jessica Lange is the first one announced to come back.

      Comment by Philipp – January 2, 2013 09:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Thanks! My sister loves this show.

        Comment by Katiebell – January 3, 2013 06:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I guess I’ll watch the Nashville recap, and reruns I guess

    Comment by Juan – January 2, 2013 07:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Top Chef and bacon ice cream!

    Comment by BTM – January 2, 2013 07:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait for Chicago Fire and AHS!

    Comment by CJ – January 2, 2013 08:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can’t wait for AHS!! They have the right idea, too, coming back immediately after the Christmas/New Years break. I hate waiting til the end of Jan/Feb sometime to get our shows back.

    Comment by Ruby – January 2, 2013 08:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The last episode of Chicago Fire left off on quite a cliff hanger. Can’t wait to see what happens tonight! Love this show!

    Comment by Cam – January 2, 2013 11:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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