On TV this Wednesday: American Horror Story attracts the enchanting Stevie Nicks, Psych hops across the pond for its season opener, Kirstie beds Vinnie Barbarino and 2 Broke Girls clean up nice for the People’s Choice Awards. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Revolution (NBC) | Miles leads Monroe and Rachel south of the border, where they encounter a challenging surprise; Charlie and Gene continue to search for Aaron. (See what EP Rockne S. O’Bannon says is coming up.)
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | A news-alerts app on his refurbished iPad turns Brick into an (even more) neurotic mess. Sounds like it’s time for a trip to see Dr. Fulton (returning guest star Dave Foley)!
8:30 pm Super Fun Night (ABC) | Special time: In the first of tonight’s two new episodes, Kimmie impersonates a rapper to get a real one to sign with the firm. (Breaking Bad heavy Lavell Crawford guest-stars.) Then at 9:30, Kimmie’s dinner party goes awry when Jazmine and her hubby show up drunk.
9 pm The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards (CBS) | 2 Broke Girls‘ Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs host the annual fan-driven kudoscast. Among those scheduled to attend are the Big Bang Theory cast, Glee‘s Chris Colfer, Castle‘s Stana Katic, The Good Wife‘s Juliana Margulies, Bones‘ Emily Deschanel and The Walking Dead‘s Norman Reedus.
9 pm Psych (USA Network) | Season 8 premiere: Gus and Shawn head to London, where they investigate an “international crime” and Gus attends a Harry Potter convention. (Watch a sneak peek and a promo!)
9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | As William Lewis’ trial gets underway, the stress of facing her attacker (returning guest star Pablo Schreiber) in the courtroom causes setbacks in Benson’s recovery.
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Phil tricks Luke into taking a dance class… then somehow ends up behind bars; Mitch and Cam run into trouble booking a wedding venue. Adam DeVine (Pitch Perfect) returns as Gloria’s manny.
10 pm Chicago PD (NBC) | Series premiere: This Chicago Fire spin-off follows the officers of District 21, led by dirty-cop-not-really Hank Voight (Jason Beghe, Californication). The cast also includes Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill), Jon Seda (Treme), Jesse Lee Soffer (As the World Turns) and Elias Koteas (The Killing). (Watch a sneak preview and find out who’s giving Gabby’s ex, Jay, the eye.)
10 pm American Horror Story: Coven (FX) | Fiona attempts to out the new Supreme with a visit from witchy Fleetwood Mac songstress Stevie Nicks (playing herself).
10:30 pm Kirstie (TV Land) | Look Who’s Talking reunion alert! Kirstie Alley’s former co-star John Travolta guest-stars as a useless but hunky stagehand whom Maddie 1) fires, 2) consoles with a one-night stand and 3) then can’t get rid of.
COMING NEXT WEDNESDAY: Arrow, Criminal Minds, The Tomorrow People, CSI, Nashville and Melissa & Joey return… Season premieres for American Idol, Suburgatory, Baby Daddy, Men at Work and Jim Rome on Showtime.
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