What to Watch Wednesday: Arrow, Supernatural and CSI Finales, Idol's Final Sing-Off and More

ArrowOn TV this Wednesday: Supernatural, Arrow and CSI press pause; American Idol hits its final notes and the Dunphys consider the camping life. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm American Idol (Fox) | In the first part of Season 12′s two-night finale, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison take to the stage to battle it out one last time. (The winner will be announced Thursday night.) Also, Carly Rae Jepsen performs.

8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Season finale: As Oliver and Diggle race to stop the Dark Archer from unleashing his vengeance on The Glades, Thea inadvertently puts herself directly in the way of Malcolm’s dangerous plan. (Yep, renewed.)

8 pm The Middle (ABC) | When strangers assume Frankie is a doctor (based on her dental assistant lab coat), she goes a long way to keep up the charade. Meanwhile, Axl convinces Sue to skip class and Dr. Fulton tries to figure out why Brick doesn’t want to go to middle school. Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) and Davd Foley (NewsRadio) are back as Drs. Goodwin and Fulton, respectively.

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Supernatural9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | Season finale: Kevin helps Sam and Dean with a final push against Crowley; Metatron and Castiel form a plan to take on Naomi and the bureaucracy of Heaven. (Renewed.)

9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | When a comatose woman turns up in a river near the mayor’s home, the team discovers a wild side to an otherwise normal wife and mother. Richard Thomas (The Americans, The Waltons) and Kerry Butler (One Life to Life) guest-star.

9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | The BAU travels to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing M.O.; Blake’s husband (D.W. Moffett, Switched at Birth) returns from overseas with a life-changing proposition.

9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Claire lets Phil learn the hard way that going on a family trip in his new RV is a terrible idea. Elsewhere, Lily’s gymnastic meet turns Cam and Mitchell into Aly Raisman’s parents.

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10 pm CSI (CBS) | Season finale: A member of the team takes on a dangerous undercover mission to get close to a serial killer. Eric Roberts (Crash), James Callis (Battlestar Galactica), Tim Matheson (Hart of Dixie), Annabella Sciorra (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) and Ozzy Osbourne all guest-star. (Watch a sneak peek!) (Yep, renewed.)

10 pm Chicago Fire (NBC) | In this season’s penultimate episode, Casey is forced to work with the Intelligence Unit, which is run by a fresh-out-of-prison Voight. Awkward. Meanwhile, Mills and Dawson face some personal challenges. (Renewedand spun-off!) (Note: A previous version of this story errantly listed this episode as the finale, per NBC’s original schedule.)

10 pm Psych (USA Network) | Shawn and Gus pose as radio DJs to find the person who killed their favorite on-air personality. Garcelle Beauvais (Franklin & Bash) guest-stars.

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



Comments (33)

  • Mythbusters
    CSI

    Comment by kirads09 – May 15, 2013 04:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    Supnat
    Psych

    Comment by D.W. – May 15, 2013 04:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow

    Comment by Mi – May 15, 2013 04:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    Criminal Minds
    Chicago Fire

    Comment by Aly Z – May 15, 2013 04:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow! I am so going to miss this show this summer

    Comment by Heather Long – May 15, 2013 04:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Chicago Fire season finale is on 22nd.

    Comment by Balaji K – May 15, 2013 04:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow!

    Comment by Lena – May 15, 2013 04:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Criminal Minds
    CSI

    Comment by SK – May 15, 2013 04:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Middle
    Modern Family
    SVU
    Psych

    Comment by Jenna – May 15, 2013 04:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow and SPN!
    The best shows on the CW.

    Comment by Boone – May 15, 2013 05:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • TVlines finale calander has Chicago Fires finale as next week. Am I missing something?

    Comment by Elyse – May 15, 2013 05:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wait a minute, Chicago Fire is supposed to end next week!!! It’s got 24 episodes and tonight it’s episode 23. They postponed the final four episodes by a week.

    Comment by bluefairy – May 15, 2013 05:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This has been corrected. –Mgmt.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – May 15, 2013 07:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Not in the “What to Watch” Box. CF is listed as SF and CSI is not.

        Comment by ChicagoDan – May 15, 2013 12:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural
    psych

    Comment by shannon – May 15, 2013 05:43 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural!

    Comment by Khrystle – May 15, 2013 05:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    Nova (PBS; Do we have Neanderthal DNA?)
    Chicago Fire
    CSI

    Comment by MaryAnn – May 15, 2013 06:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Psych
    Supernatural

    Comment by Kelly – May 15, 2013 06:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • the middle and supernatural oh so exicted to see what they do.

    Comment by ollie – May 15, 2013 06:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow!

    Comment by Jared – May 15, 2013 06:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • supernatural and arrow have the same season finale title … why is no one talking about this. its “sacrifice” night tonight.

    Comment by rattown (@rattown) – May 15, 2013 07:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching SVU and Chicago Fire tonight and thanks for correcting the CF error! =)

    Comment by HeatherC – May 15, 2013 07:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural (Can’t believe the season is already ending! Dammit!)
    Modern Family

    Comment by GK – May 15, 2013 07:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow!

    Comment by brb123 – May 15, 2013 07:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural

    Modern Family (this I will watch later as they’re on the same time … I have priorities)

    Comment by Michele – May 15, 2013 08:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville

    Comment by Brandy – May 15, 2013 08:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AI and Nashville

    Comment by Joe Petitjean – May 15, 2013 08:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow, Arrow and Arrow.

    Comment by LPala – May 15, 2013 08:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • modern fam psych

    Comment by dude – May 15, 2013 08:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Modern Family, Arrow, Supernatural, and Psych

    Comment by Andy – May 15, 2013 09:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural!
    dvr American Idol

    Comment by paula – May 15, 2013 04:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Psych, Dateline, CSI, Criminal Minds. The Daily Show

    Comment by bobbie – May 15, 2013 04:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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