On TV this Wednesday: Arrow‘s pal does his (very dangerous) own thing, SVU restores law and order at a shady college, Felicia Day returns for another Supernatural stint and Duck Dynasty says aloha. Here are nine eve-of-Sweeps programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Deadshot is back in town, and Oliver, Diggle and Felicity learn that A.R.G.U.S. is planning a sting to capture the baddie alive. Too bad Dig’s determined to see his brother’s killer dead, no matter what Ollie says or does. J. August Richards (Angel) guest-stars as the mysterious Mr. Blank. (Find out who Richards almost played and get scoop on the rest of the season!)
8 pm Shut Up and Play the Hits (EPIX) | This doc chronicles electronica’s LCD Soundsystem (and frontman James Murphy) before, during and after its final show ever at Madison Square Garden in 2011.
8 pm Survivor: Caramoan — Fans Vs. Favorites (CBS) | The food auction returns, and the Three Amigos lie with abandon as they try to take control of the game.
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | Charlie (returning guest star Felicia Day, Eureka) stumbles upon a case and reunites with the Winchesters; seeing as how Sam’s out of commission after the second trial, Dean decides to teach their geeky friend how to be a hunter. (Get scoop from Ms. Day.)
9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | A rape on a college campus leads Benson & Co. to a school administration intent on hindering the investigation. Parenthood‘s Skyler Day guest-stars.
9:30 pm How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (ABC) | Natalie creates an imaginary bully after Polly and Julian tell her there won’t be a family camping trip this year.
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10 pm The Americans (FX) | In the season’s penultimate episode, Stan’s pursuit of Directorate S suddenly begins to yield unexpected results.
10 pm Psych (USA Network) | Juliet befriends a girl Shawn believes is a killer; Shawn bonds with Woody. (Get Season 8 scoop.)
10 pm Duck Dynasty (A&E) | Hour-long season finale: The Robertson clan takes a family trip to Hawaii, where Si, Jase and the rest ignore Willie’s itinerary and
find a cursed tiki engage in their own island activities. (Not yet renewed.)
10 pm Restaurant Stakeout (Food Network) | “Where’s the beef?” That’s literally what Willie will try to find out when he aids a restaurateur whose staff may be stealing from his steakhouse.
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