On TV this Wednesday: “X” marks the spot for Criminal Minds‘ 10th season premiere, Key & Peele get emotional, The Bridge closes down for a while and the play’s the thing on The Middle and The Goldbergs. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar.
Criminal Minds Feels the Love, The Bridge Finale and More
The Mysteries of Laura
While investigating the murder of a popular biker-bar owner, Laura and Jake wind up at the spot they had their first date.
Sue and Brad write, direct and star in the senior play, titled The Loneliest Locker; Frankie and Mike try to find second jobs so they can send Sue to a good college.
In more school-play news: Beverly casts Adam in her own show when he fails to nab the lead in Jesus Christ Superstar. (Little does she know, the kid’s a total diva.) Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Glee) guest-star.
Season 10 premiere: In an episode titled “X,” Jennifer Love Hewitt (The Client List) joins the BAU as Kate Callahan, an agent who helps solve a series of murders that have left the victims unidentifiable. Kerr Smith (Dawson’s Creek) guest-stars.
Law & Order: SVU
A clothing company’s press rep says she was raped by a basketball star (NYPD Blue‘s Henry Simmons) who just announced a partnership with the company. Stacy Keach (Prison Break) and Teri Polo (The Fosters) also guest-star.
Red Band Society
A person from Jordi’s past throws the hospital into chaos; Dr. McAndrews unknowingly betrays a patient.
Jay and Gloria can’t agree on gifts to celebrate their anniversary, and the Dunphys visit Caltech on Alex’s college tour. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Dre’s desire to give Andre Jr. his version of the birds-and-bees talk backfires when his son won’t quit asking sex questions. (Find out who’s joining the cast.)
Series premiere: In this thriller from Kevin Williamson (The Following), Lt. Beth Davis (Nikita‘s Maggie Q) and Det. Jack Larsen (American Horror Story‘s Dylan McDermott) profile stalkers for the LAPD’s Threat Assessment Unit. Elisabeth Röhm (Law & Order), Victor Rasuk (How to Make It in America) and Mariana Klaveno (True Blood) co-star. (Read TVLine’s First Impression and see what Williamson has to say to the series’ critics.)
Franklin & Bash
The guys try to help a friend nab a spot at a retirement community. Barry Bostwick (Scandal) guest-stars.
Season finale: Marco’s loyalty is put to the ultimate test; Sonya attempts to tie up loose ends. (Not yet renewed.)
Country star Luke Bryan surprises Rayna on stage during an appearance on Good Morning America, Layla pressures Will to help rebuild her career, and Juliette preps for her big audition. Laura Benanti (Go On) kicks off a guest arc as up-and-coming artist Sadie Stone.
Key & Peele
In tonight’s exceptional episode, a parole officer uses a puppet to bond with one of his ex-cons, and a soldier has an emotional reunion with his family.
NEXT WEDNESDAY: The CW’s Arrow, FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show and DirecTV’s Kingdom all premiere.