What to Watch Wednesday: Munch Punches Out, New Criminal Boss, a Spooky Toy Story and More

Law & Order: SVUOn TV this Wednesday: SVU‘s Sgt. Munch works his last regular shift, Criminal Minds welcomes a new section chief, Arrow tries to tame a Tiger and Buzz and Woody go to spooky – and beyond! – in Toy Story of Terror!. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Arrow (The CW) | Oliver dukes it out with China White and her new partner Bronze Tiger (played by Spawn‘s Michael Jai White) over some hijacked medical supplies. (Get scoop.)

8 pm Toy Story of Terror! (ABC) | Woody and Buzz are back (and voiced by Captain Phillips’ Tom Hanks and Last Man Standing‘s Tim Allen) for a Halloween special set at a roadside motel where one of the toy gang goes missing.

8:30 pm Back in the Game (ABC) | Thinking girls prefer bad boys, Danny adopts The Cannon’s persona. (Watch a sneak peek of Maggie Lawson letting loose as Drunk Terry.)

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9 pm Burton and Taylor (BBC America) | Dominic West (The Hour) and Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech) play volatile lovers Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in this movie about the two actors’ tortured life together.  (Watch a sneak preview.)

9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | New section chief Mateo Cruz (played by Esai Morales, Caprica) joins the BAU as it searches for an UnSub who leaves victims unable to communicate. David Anders (Alias) guest-stars. (See what star A.J. Cook had to say about JJ’s connection to Cruz.)

9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | The SVU crew gathers to celebrate Sgt. Munch’s retirement (though Richard Belzer likely isn’t leaving the series entirely; get details.)

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10 pm American Horror Story: Coven (FX) | Delphine LaLaurie (Kathy Bates) struggles to adjust to modern life, while Fiona (Jesica Lange) helps Zoe and Madison deal with a tragedy.

10 pm Nashville (ABC) | Rayna decides to cancel the rest of the Red Lips White Lies tour. In other unfortunate news, Teddy proposes to Peggy.

10 pm Ironside (NBC) | Ironside grapples with how much faith to put in Teddy during his first undercover assignment.

10 pm Top Chef (Bravo) | The contestants are asked to replicate dishes served at the iconic New Orleans eatery Commander’s Palace.

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



Comments (38)

  • Much! :(

    Comment by Esaul – October 16, 2013 04:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • mulch! :(

      Comment by benis – October 16, 2013 06:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Did I really reply with Much? I meant Munch. Note to self: Don’t comment on TVLine first thing.

        Comment by Esaul – October 16, 2013 08:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • It just doesn’t get any better than seeing the gorgeous “Mrs. Anita Pelaez” over at her and her husband “Captain Kutchie’s” place..Some Folks Also Call Him..”The KutchMan!”….(Anita and Kutchie’s Key West, Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill)…Just watching the lovely couple baking together all those Yummy Key Lime Pies at their Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill in Asheville. …It’s always worth the trip to visit them in they’re Historic Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill…It should be on everyone’s bucket list for sure..And The World’s Best Key Lime Pies!..YUM-YUM-YUM…..”Talk About World Class” What An Understatement!

          Comment by Jan Marie – October 22, 2013 05:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • COVEN!

    Comment by Kevin – October 16, 2013 04:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow

    Comment by Mi – October 16, 2013 04:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nothing. :-/

    Comment by Jerri – October 16, 2013 04:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Nothing for me as well

      Comment by Sara – October 16, 2013 05:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Just saw that Modern Family’s on tonight. I’ll be watching that

        Comment by Sara – October 16, 2013 05:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • No mention of The Middle’s 100th episode???

    Comment by pooh2u – October 16, 2013 04:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Airs Oct. 23. Next Wednesday. --Mgmt.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – October 16, 2013 04:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Oooooooo. Thanks Matt.

        Comment by pooh2u – October 16, 2013 05:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Toy Story of Terror – my son loves Woody and company!
    Criminal MInds
    CSI

    Comment by SK – October 16, 2013 05:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow for me

    Comment by Tinker – October 16, 2013 05:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • SVU
    AHS Coven
    Ironside

    Comment by Jenna – October 16, 2013 05:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    The Tomorrow People
    AHS: Coven

    Comment by Adam – October 16, 2013 05:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Big night for me.. Criminal Minds. AHS. Toy Story of Terror (With my little terror) Back in the game. Arrow. Csi. & Because I’m a ‘cheer mom’ at heart.. The season finale of Cheer perfection!

    Comment by Danielle. – October 16, 2013 06:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Survivor, Nashville, Arrow and maybe that Toy Story thing

    Comment by Liz – October 16, 2013 06:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow, The Tomorrow People, It’s Always Sunny, The League, and DVR Toy Story Of Terror.

    Comment by Joey – October 16, 2013 06:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Toy Story
    Arrow
    Modern Family
    SVU
    Nashville
    Coven

    Comment by Jared – October 16, 2013 06:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • AHS Coven. Just the thought watching Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates on the screen together,it gives a chill on my spine. Love it! :)

    Comment by tahina – October 16, 2013 07:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revolution

    Comment by Tran 2.0 – October 16, 2013 07:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville

    Comment by Brandy – October 16, 2013 07:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    The Tomorrow People
    AHS:Coven

    Comment by Jared – October 16, 2013 07:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow and then POI which I DVRed last night. I’ll also probably rewatch this week’s ep of The Blacklist because it was pretty amazing.

    Also, CM, stop trying to lure me back with sexy Esai Morales!

    Comment by magreeda – October 16, 2013 07:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • COVEN COVEN COVEN !!

    Comment by Lisa – October 16, 2013 08:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville and Modern Family

    Comment by Matt – October 16, 2013 08:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Toy Story should get huge ratings.

    Comment by Mikael – October 16, 2013 09:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Serious miscasting of Burton & Taylor.

    Comment by Robin Cohen – October 16, 2013 09:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Toy Story of Terror, and maybe Criminal Minds.

    Comment by Steve F. – October 16, 2013 09:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Nashville, Coven

    Comment by opus – October 16, 2013 10:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Back in the Game, Modern Family, and possibly Ironside.

    Comment by Andy – October 16, 2013 10:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revolution, Tomorrow People and Arrow.

    Comment by Jules – October 16, 2013 11:04 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Tivo:
    Survivor
    Revolution
    Tomorrow People
    AHS: Coven
    Top Chef
    Always Sunny

    Watch:
    AHS: Asylum
    Ripper Street
    Rookie Blue

    Comment by Two – October 16, 2013 11:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • But WHY is Munch leaving? Contract problems? Why? Some REAL scoop, please.

    Comment by ArleneH – October 16, 2013 02:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Modern Family and Criminal Minds for me tonight

    Comment by Justin – October 16, 2013 02:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • criminal minds, csi, tomorrow people, nashville

    Comment by bobbie – October 16, 2013 05:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow & Criminal minds..I missed thou so much!

    Comment by Rich Abey – October 16, 2013 06:18 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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