On TV this Wednesday: The Exes finale engages in nuptial nuttiness, Soul Man closes with a new tune, Patrick Dempsey trades his scalpel for a speedster and Charisma Carpenter helps you survive Evil. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Melissa & Joey (ABC Family) | In the first half of a two-part episode, Joey tries to pass Mel off as his ex-wife at his Nona’s 99th birthday party.
9 pm The Unexplained Files (Science) | Series premiere: In 1978, a pilot and his aircraft disappeared from the skies above southern Australia. His last radio transmission: “The strange aircraft is hovering on top of me again. It is hovering, and it’s not an aircraft.” Creepy, right? If you’ve been jonesing for the goosebumps Unsolved Mysteries used to give you, check out this new, weekly examination of the weird.
10 pm FanAddicts! (Realz) | Series premiere: An appraiser helps a Harry Potter superfan sell some of his prized possessions — accio cash! — for a move to Los Angeles in the opener of this look at extreme pop culture junkies.
10 pm Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans (Velocity) | Miniseries premiere: Grey’s Anatomy hottie/racing enthusiast Patrick Dempsey tackles the world’s oldest, most grueling automotive endurance race, France’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Get scoop!)
10 pm Surviving Evil (Investigation Discovery) | Series premiere: Charisma Carpenter (Buffy, The Lying Game) – who herself survived a near-fatal attack chronicled in tonight’s episode — hosts this series about victims who fought back against their attackers and survived. (Get more details on the show and Carpenter’s harrowing story.)
10 pm Top Chef Masters (Bravo) | The Mindy Project‘s Mindy Kaling asks chefs to create dishes inspired by her favorite romantic comedies, while Yo Gabba Gabba is on hand to help the contestants win over some picky young eaters.
10 pm Top Shot All-Stars (History) | Season finale: A tunnel, barbed wire, mud and an AK-47 are involved in winnowing the final four to the season’s ultimate winner. (Not yet renewed.)
10 pm Hot in Cleveland (TV Land) | Victoria is stuck in the hospital on the day of her bachelorette trip, so Elka and Mamie bring Vegas to her. Enrico Colantoni (Just Shoot Me) guest-stars.
10:30 pm The Exes (TV Land) | Midseason finale: At Paul’s wedding, Holly wreaks havoc and Phil and Eden realize they have feelings for each other. Nicole Sullivan (MADtv) guest-stars.
11 pm The Soul Man (TV Land) | Season finale: Anthony Anderson (Law & Order) and Elise Neal (The Hughleys) appear in an episode that finds Boyce returning to his R&B roots to record a song. (Not yet renewed.)
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