On TV this Wednesday: Scrubs alum Sarah Chalke moves back in with her Parents, the Count does another number on Arrow, Thandie Newton’s Rogue detective barely hangs on and the Tenth Doctor Spies a new role. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Arrow (The CW) | The Count (returning guest star Seth Gabel) escapes his mental institution right around the time Starling City is flooded with deaths related to the drug Vertigo, so Oliver and Diggle make it their mission to track him down.
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | Mike tries to toughen up Sue when she joins the school tennis team; Bachelor host Chris Harrison provides voiceover as Frankie mopes over which lady the reality-show hunk picks.
8:30 pm Suburgatory (ABC) | When George agrees to participate in the “Dads of Chatswin” calendar, he becomes obsessed with his body image. (Watch a sneak peek.)
9 pm Rogue (DirecTV Audience Network) | Series premiere: The satellite TV provider’s first original series stars Thandie Newton (ER) as a morally and emotionally conflicted undercover detective who’s tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. (Watch a video sneak peek.)
9 pm Spies of Warsaw (BBC America) | Two-hour miniseries premiere: David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Janet Montgomery (Made in Jersey) star in this adaptation of the Alan Furst’s spy tale set in Poland, Paris, London and Berlin during the run-up to World War II.
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | Looking to aid Kevin, Sam and Dean team up with a reaper named Ajay (Assaf Cohen, Heroes), who helps them deal with the second trial from the Tablet.
9:30 pm How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (ABC) | Series premiere: Recently divorced Polly (Scrubs‘ Sarah Chalke) and daughter Natalie move back home with Polly’s zany folks, played by Weeds‘ Elizabeth Perkins and Everybody Loves Raymond‘s Brad Garrett. First up: Polly reluctantly leaves Natalie with Grandma and Grandpa while she plunges back into the dating pool. (Watch a sneak peek!)
10 pm The Americans (FX) | Philip and Elizabeth are put to the test when a routine mission goes horribly wrong. Meanwhile, Stan and the FBI are spun when one of their own goes missing.
10 pm Chicago Fire (NBC) | Breakout Kings alum Brooke Nevin plays a paramedic candidate who joins Dawson and Shay on the job for a few shifts. Meanwhile, Shay helps Christopher’s wife, who encounters pregnancy complications when her husband is out of town.
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