On TV this Wednesday: Nashville‘s Charles Esten hosts the CMT Music Awards, Julianna Margulies and Alec Baldwin help kick off Nightcap‘s sophomore run and The Handmaid’s Tale embarks on a high-risk mission. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
CMT Music Awards, The Good Wife's Nightcap and More
The Handmaid's Tale
In the penultimate Season 1 episode, Offred sets off on a dangerous mission for the resistance, while Serena Joy begins to suspect the Commander is being unfaithful.
CMT Music Awards
Nashville‘s Charles Esten hosts the annual, fan-voted awards show, featuring performances by Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert, among others.
Lisa hires help at Navy St., allowing Alvey to focus on his training; Jay struggles to adapt to working life. (We’ve got a question about Alvey’s storyline….)
Season 2 premiere: Staci must bump Julianna Margulies in favor of a YouTube star (watch sneak peek). Later, Staci reveals to Alec Baldwin that she had a cancerous mole removed.
The remaining nine contenders compete for a spot in this season’s Top 20.
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night
Ahead of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Kimmel is joined by Saturday Night Live alum Will Ferrell. (View ABC’s fall schedule.)
The F Word With Gordon Ramsay
Guests include Late Late Show host James Corden and The Mick‘s Kaitlin Olson. (View Fox’s fall schedule.)
The Carmichael Show
Jerrod and Bobby join Joe on a trip to visit his mom (recurring guest star Marla Gibbs), who presents them with an impossible decision.
70 minutes: Nikki tries to survive; Emmit gets startled; Varga and Sy have tea. (Fall behind? Read our Episode 7 recap.)
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
This week, Bee attempts to prove that civil discourse isn’t dead, which leads to — of all places — Rikers Island.