On TV this Wednesday: Happy Valley welcomes visitors, Extant touches down at a special time, Motive writes the book on crime and Top Chef: Duels is all in the family. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Extra Extant, Graceland Gaffe, the U.S. Gets Happy and More
Stateside premiere, six episodes: Sarah Lancashire (Last Tango in Halifax) plays a Yorkshire police sergeant obsessed with finding the man (James Norton, Death Comes to Pemberley) she believes is responsible for her daughter’s suicide. The cast includes Steve Pemberton (Whitechapel), Siobhan Finneran (Downton Abbey), George Costigan (Scott & Bailey) and others.
Young & Hungry
Yolanda’s son Derek (Maestro Harrell, Suburgatory) visits, but when Gabi finds out why his girlfriend broke up with him, she decides to trick Yolanda into thinking she and Derek have fallen for each other.
Double-episode alert! Molly searches for her baby, while Kern holds Kryger hostage in an attempt to recover the incriminating video he stole from ISEA. Then at 10, Molly devises a plan to intercept her baby before Sparks and Yasumoto can relocate him, while John struggles to keep up with Ethan’s rapid development.
Summer finale: Harvey and Jessica take measures to protect the firm from a poacher; Louis struggles to get his affairs in order.
Martin infiltrates a Chechen mob to rescue
Walter Whitea kidnapped high school chemistry teacher — but things get urgent when it’s discovered that a biological weapon is in play.
A bestselling murder mystery author is killed using poison, Lucas’ personal life suffers and Angie receives a pleasant surprise.
Sonya uncovers a new truth behind Lisa’s death. Also, Frye and Adriana make a discovery that puts a loved one in danger.
Briggs and Paige decide to use Briggs’ cover to end Mike’s operation — but things go horribly awry when they underestimate the power of a dirty cop.
Franklin & Bash
Anita’s simple divorce case turns complicated. Meanwhile, Peter and Jared call in favors to score tickets to a big baseball game — because law is just a hobby.
Top Chef: Duels
Cousins and former Top Chef contestants Mike Isabella and Antonia Lafosa go head-to-head in Italian-themed challenges. (Let’s hope he doesn’t just “bang out” a salad.)