On TV this Wednesday: Wedding bells chime in as The Mentalist draws to a close, American Idol gets bluesy, BET closes The Book of Negroes and Deathstroke returns to Arrow. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
The Mentalist Ends, Idol Blues, Deathstroke and More
Series finale, two episodes: Jane agrees to go undercover as a renowned psychic to lure out a serial killer. Later, his “happily ever after” is threatened by a killer’s thirst for revenge. Former series regulars Amanda Righetti and Owain Yeoman return. (Read preview.)
The Mysteries of Laura
A detective (new series regular Meg Steedle, Boardwalk Empire) investigates indiscretions between Jake and Laura.
Malcolm lands Thea and Oliver in a dire predicament with Slade Wilson. In flashbacks, Oliver looks in on his family despite Waller’s objections.
The Book of Negroes
Conclusion: In the final two hours, Aminata realizes she has to let go of her dream if she ever wants to be free, and sets out to London to tell her story to the world.
Hopeful contestants perform in a first-of-its-kind showcase at the House of Blues, as J.Lo, Harry and Keith seek out the best of the best.
Anika meddles with Elle Dallas on the cusp of a life-changing performance; Hakeem struggles to maintain his relationship with Camille.
Mitch, Cam and Pepper (Nathan Lane) throw a belated baby shower for Sal (Elizabeth Banks). Penn Jillette also guest-stars.
Dre takes it as a personal insult when Zoey gets dumped by a French boy who shares his name.
Louis fights to get the respect a partner deserves, as Mike works an humanitarian case. Patrick J. Adams makes his directorial debut.
Philip faces a moral crisis as tensions with Elizabeth escalate; Paige makes an unexpected birthday wish.