On TV this Wednesday: Get Psych‘d for another season with Gus and Shawn, the Criminal Minds turn the tables, the odds are ever in Modern Family‘s favor and Boston’s Finest walk the beat for TNT. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Oliver and Diggle learn that Deadshot is still alive – and his next target is Malcolm!
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | Jane Kaczmarek (Malcom in the Middle) returns as dental-assistant-school teacher Mrs. Armwood, whom Frankie needs to please in order to obtain a prime rotation spot.
9 pm Boston’s Finest (TNT) | Series premiere: Donnie Wahlberg (Blue Bloods) exec-produces this unscripted series about the men and women of the Boston Police Department.
9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | A rising star is beaten by her high-profile boyfriend, so the team goes to work to bring Chris Brown the abuser to justice. Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) guest-stars.
9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | Is guest star Scott Grimes (ER) the stalker who’s been tracking the BAU’s every move? They seem to think so — and set out to prove it.
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | The Hunger Games’ Elizabeth Banks returns as Cam and Mitch’s gal pal Sal, who’s got big news: She’s getting married – tomorrow! – and wants the guys to stand up for her. But though she’s thinking honeymoon, they’re thinking intervention.
10 pm Psych (USA Network) | Season 7 premiere: After Henry takes a bullet to the chest and is rushed to the hospital, a spiteful Shawn seeks revenge on the shooter and everyone else involved in the scandal. (Whew, it’s been a while — get scoop here, here, here, here, here, here and here.) Also, here’s a video of the boys and show boss Steve Franks talking Season 7. At Comic-Con. Last summer.
10 pm CSI (CBS) | Several elite poker players get their chips cashed in early, so the CSIs deal themselves in — by investigating. David Cassidy (The Patridge Family) and Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) guest-star.
10 pm Chicago Fire (NBC) | Shay makes a decision about her future with Clarice; Severide’s dad clashes with Chief Boden over the death of their former colleague.
10 pm Top Chef (Bravo) | Season finale: Each finalist cooks his or her best five dishes in front of a studio audience. Will Kristen or Brooke be crowned Top Chef? (Already renewed.)
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