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.

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    • benis says:

      mulch! :(

      • Esaul says:

        Did I really reply with Much? I meant Munch. Note to self: Don’t comment on TVLine first thing.

        • Jan Marie says:

          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!

  1. Jerri says:

    Nothing. :-/

  2. pooh2u says:

    No mention of The Middle’s 100th episode???

  3. SK says:

    Toy Story of Terror – my son loves Woody and company!
    Criminal MInds

  4. Tinker says:

    Arrow for me

  5. Jenna says:

    AHS Coven

  6. Adam says:

    The Tomorrow People
    AHS: Coven

  7. Danielle. says:

    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!

  8. Liz says:

    Survivor, Nashville, Arrow and maybe that Toy Story thing

  9. Joey says:

    Arrow, The Tomorrow People, It’s Always Sunny, The League, and DVR Toy Story Of Terror.

  10. Jared says:

    Toy Story
    Modern Family

  11. tahina says:

    AHS Coven. Just the thought watching Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates on the screen together,it gives a chill on my spine. Love it! :)

  12. Brandy says:


  13. Jared says:

    The Tomorrow People

  14. magreeda says:

    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!

  15. Lisa says:


  16. Matt says:

    Nashville and Modern Family

  17. Mikael says:

    Toy Story should get huge ratings.

  18. Robin Cohen says:

    Serious miscasting of Burton & Taylor.

  19. Steve F. says:

    Toy Story of Terror, and maybe Criminal Minds.

  20. opus says:

    Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Nashville, Coven

  21. Andy says:

    Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Back in the Game, Modern Family, and possibly Ironside.

  22. Jules says:

    Revolution, Tomorrow People and Arrow.

  23. Two says:

    Tomorrow People
    AHS: Coven
    Top Chef
    Always Sunny

    AHS: Asylum
    Ripper Street
    Rookie Blue

  24. ArleneH says:

    But WHY is Munch leaving? Contract problems? Why? Some REAL scoop, please.

  25. Justin says:

    Modern Family and Criminal Minds for me tonight

  26. bobbie says:

    criminal minds, csi, tomorrow people, nashville

  27. Rich Abey says:

    Arrow & Criminal minds..I missed thou so much!