On TV this Wednesday: American Idol goes live, Modern Family iPhones it in, The Goldbergs channels Ferris Bueller and CBS faces reality. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Goldbergs' Day Off, Survivor, The Amazing Race and More
Season 30 premiere, 90 minutes: Castaways are split into White Collar, Blue Collar and No Collar tribes, and forced to play honestly or… less so. (See cast.)
Idol goes live as the Top 12 men take to the stage for the very first time and sing for America’s vote.
Charlie Sheen is very much alive on this show,reprising his Ferris Bueller’s Day Off role as the ’80s-set sitcom parodies the beloved film comedy.
Law & Order: SVU
An investigation unfolds when a literary icon’s wife (Marcia Cross, Desperate Housewives) is accused of spousal abuse. (Get scoop.)
Tensions inevitably rise between Lucious, Anika and Cookie following that hook-up — but that doesn’t stop Cookie from planning a family legacy album.
Lexa and Clarke have a heated discussion whilst preparing for battle; Murphy and Jaha face a treacherous roadblock.
Get ready for a hilarious episode shot almost entirely on MacBooks, iPads and iPhones, as Claire FaceTimes with the family after an fight with Haley.
The Amazing Race
Season 26 premiere, 90 minutes: All the teams are dating duos, six of whom are preexisting couples, while five meet at the starting line. So romantic! (Amazing Race makes its regular time slot premiere Friday at 8.)
Elizabeth does whatever it takes to complete a mission, as Philip juggles the women in his life; Stan works with an unlikely ally to save Nina.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Mac takes it upon himself to investigate a murder when his father is named a suspect.