What to Watch Wednesday: A Horror Story Ends, Arrow Vs. Diggle, Necessary Roughness and More

AHSII_213_0296On TV this Wednesday: Horror Story closes Asylums final chapter, CSI has a real racket going, Modern Family in-laws invade and Necessary Roughness suits up for a new season. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Oliver and Diggle are at odds when the next person on Arrow’s list is his pal’s commanding officer from Afghanistan (played by Stargate: SG-1‘s Ben Browder). Also, Thea suspects that Moira is having an affair with Malcolm.

8 pm The Middle (ABC) | Sue and her Wrestlerettes go up against the cheerleaders when the popular girls announce they’re taking over the sidelines at wrestling matches. Sue, some advice? Be aggressive! B-E aggressive! B-E-A…

PREVIEW | Supernatural Sneak Peek: Sam and Dan Go LARPing With Felicia Day

9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | Jamie Luner (Melrose Place) guest-stars as an art gallery owner when the BAU – minus a grieving Reid – investigates a crime in San Francisco’s Mission District.

9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Gloria’s mom (La Bamba‘s Elizabeth Peña) and sister visit to meet the new bebe, and Cam and Mitchell are on their best behavior as they try to break Lily of some bad habits.

PREVIEW | Suburgatory Starts a Dad Band – With a Surprising Lead Singer!

10 pm American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) | Season finale: Johnny (aka Bloody Face Jr.) sets out to complete his father’s work, and Lana leads the charge to finally shut down Briarcliff. (Yep, it’s already renewedand here’s scoop on Season 3!)

10 pm Necessary Roughness (USA Network) | Midseason premiere: TK returns to the Hawks, only to find another player has taken his place. Meanwhile, Dr. Dani may have to become a patient herself before she can resume her work.

10 pm Nashville (ABC) | A party to celebrate the success of “Wrong Song” hits a sour note when Juliette’s mom attends and a rival record exec (played by ER‘s Ming-Na) aggressively pursues Rayna. Real-life country stars Brantley Gilbert and Chris Young cameo as themselves.

Double Fault10 pm CSI (CBS) | Tennis fans will love (get it?) tonight’s ep, which features game greats Chris Evert, Lindsay Davenport and Justin Gimelstob as themselves. In other news, Hodges is engaged to an Italian bombshell named Elisabetta (played by model Catrinel Menghia). Wait, what?

10 pm Top Chef (Bravo) | Sushi and fried chicken figure prominently in tonight’s challenges (and, coincidentally, in my take-out rotation).

10:30 pm Happily Divorced (TV Land) | Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon guests as Peter’s nutty sister, who during a surprise visit gets too involved in planning Fran’s second wedding.

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



Comments (27)

  • BEN BROWDERRRRR!

    Comment by xav – January 23, 2013 06:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Modern Family, Necessary Roughness, and Criminal Minds are on my must watch list tonight.

    Comment by Justin – January 23, 2013 07:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    The Middle
    Modern Family
    Nashville
    American Horror Story
    Happily Divorced
    and a little American Idol

    Comment by Eric – January 23, 2013 07:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • the middle supernatural

    Comment by ollie – January 23, 2013 07:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    Nashville
    AHS

    Comment by JoJo – January 23, 2013 07:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ooh, thanks for the Necessary Roughness reminder. I better check the tivo.

    Comment by Snsetblaze – January 23, 2013 07:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Middle, Modern Family and Nashville.
    CSI on the DVR.

    Comment by CW – January 23, 2013 08:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • DVR Arrow SN
    CSI

    Comment by Chicago Dan – January 23, 2013 08:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Criminal Minds (I’m a late-comer) and AHS:A. That’s … about it.

    Comment by Annie – January 23, 2013 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AHS!!!

    Comment by jim – January 23, 2013 08:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yep AHS season finale a must! :)

    Comment by nitemar – January 23, 2013 08:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AHS, Hot in Cleveland, Happily Divorced (if you want a fun gay friendly sitcom choose this instead of MF)

    Comment by shump – January 23, 2013 08:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow.

    Comment by Renee – January 23, 2013 09:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville

    Comment by Brandy – January 23, 2013 09:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Criminal Minds Arrow Supernatural and Nashville!

    Comment by Josh – January 23, 2013 09:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural! Felicia Day is on tonight’s episode, and Sam and Dean are in medieval costume, so that’s a must watch.

    Comment by Mikaylah – January 23, 2013 09:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AHS all the way!! This has been a GREAT season!!

    Comment by ceebee – January 23, 2013 09:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • PBS – NOVA

    Comment by TC – January 23, 2013 09:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You are the life of the party.

      Comment by Jon – January 23, 2013 03:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Neighbors is on ABC at 8:30!

    Comment by LynnH – January 23, 2013 10:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow and SUPERNATURAL

    Comment by Linda – January 23, 2013 10:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow. Also, “Thea suspects that Moira is having an affair with Malcolm”? Really? Considering who Malcolm is played by, that’s not an unrealistic assumption!

    Comment by Donna – January 23, 2013 11:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Criminal Minds
    CSI

    Comment by SK – January 23, 2013 11:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow, Supernatural, Modern Family, and Hot in Cleveland

    Comment by Andy – January 23, 2013 11:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow!

    Comment by Sincy – January 23, 2013 12:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching the Loretta Young marathon on TCM.

    Comment by Templar – January 23, 2013 12:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Middle
    Modern Family
    Suburgatory
    Hot in Cleveland
    I’ve given up on Arrow. I’m just too far behind.

    Comment by nick1372 – January 23, 2013 01:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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