On 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.
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.
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, the 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.
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