What to Watch Tonight

Designated Survivor Showdown, Worst Man Date and More


On TV this Wednesday: Designated Survivor‘s White House Correspondents Dinner serves high drama for an entree, You’re the Worst embarks on a man date and Vanessa Williams stops by Modern Family. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Red, Liz and the Task Force go after a billionaire (The Mentalist‘s Owain Yeoman) who moonlights as an art thief. (Is Tom a goner?)

  • Fox
    Empire

    Lucious tries to remember what he was like prior to the explosion; Becky makes a rash decision about Jamal’s song. (EP talks big premiere twist.)

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    Rollins and Carisi suspect a rape victim’s story is fabricated; Benson’s personal life is put under a microscope. (Read premiere recap.)

  • CBS
    SEAL Team

    Jason and the team come across a group of endangered civilians during an evidence-collecting mission in Syria; Ray’s wife goes into labor. (Thoughts on Ep. 1?)

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Manny wants to avoid a long goodbye after moving into his dorm; Hayley befriends a wealthy country club member (played by Ugly Betty alum Vanessa Williams).

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    Burgess tries to prove Muslim officer Frank Toma’s innocence when he goes missing after a van explodes at a street fair. (Have you made peace with Lindsay’s exit?)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    The BAU investigates three similar cases where the victims’ remains turn up in old suitcases. (Read premiere recap.)

  • ABC
    Designated Survivor

    As Agent Wells closes in on Patrick Lloyd, Homeland Security intervenes when Kirkman chooses to take action during the White House Correspondents Dinner. (Which series regular is on the way out?)

  • OWN
    Queen Sugar

    Time slot premiere: Ralph Angel and Darla deal with an unexpected encounter; Violet sees a doctor to get to the bottom of her recurring symptoms.

  • FXX
    You're the Worst

    Jimmy and Edgar embark on a “man date”; Gretchen uncovers startling information about the new guy in her life.