On TV this Wednesday: Underground recreates a groundbreaking speech by Harriet Tubman, The Path and Major Crimes close out their respective seasons and Ripper Street comes to an end. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar:
Underground Speech, The Path Finale, Ripper Street and More
Season 2 finale: Cal has difficulty maintaining control over The Movement; Eddie adjusts to his new role as a leader. (Not yet renewed.)
Special time (68 minutes): In an episode promised to be unlike any other, Season 2 adition Aisha Hinds recites a monumental speech as Harriet Tubman.
Nature: Viva Puerto Rico
Jimmy Smits (24: Legacy) narrates this in-depth look at the scientists dedicated to restoring Puerto Rico’s distinct biological heritage – manatees, parrots and turtles.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Two episodes: The IRT investigates after a party in Tijuana takes a tragic turn. Then at 10pm, the team looks into the disappearance of two flight attendants in Singapore.
Season 5 finale (Part 2 of 2): After identifying the bomber, Sharon and the squad must determine his next target. (Get renewal status.)
Jamal releases an album teaser, which couldn’t come at a worse possible time for Cookie and Angelo; a lawsuit emerges in the wake of Hakeem’s party.
Kirkman forms a new alliance in an effort to pass his first bill; Wells briefs Secret Service agent Ritter on a new threat to the nation.
Basie stages a sit-in at Calvary after he discovers that an injunction has been filed to prohibit the construction of Triumph Two.
Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo
Hap and Leonard turn to an unexpected ally after going undercover as carnival workers to investigate potential suspects.
Jules wants Brockmire to mediate when the Frackers hold an intense kangaroo court. (Who received TVLine accolades?)
Series finale: Reid must bring Augustus Dove to justice.