What to Watch Tonight

Criminal Minds' Plane Truth, Top Chef Season 12 and More

On TV this Wednesday: The Top Chefs are back in the kitchen, Criminal Minds crashes and learns, Freak Show makes friends and Toy Story of Terror and It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown dish up Halloween treats. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

  • TBS
    MLB Playoffs: ALCS Game 4

    As the American League Championship Series continues, the Kansas City Royals (Vargas) — up 3-0 against the Baltimore Orioles (Gonzalez) — aim to clinch a World Series berth.

  • ABC
    Toy Story of Terror

    The toy gang from the popular movie series wind up at a motel, where one of them disappears. (It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown follows at 8:30 pm.)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    Eden Riegel (All My Children) and Eyal Podell (The Young and the Restless) guest-star as the BAU investigates a plane crash that brings up some hard memories for Kate.

  • Fox
    Red Band Society

    As the truth about Charlie’s accident comes out, Nurse Jackson crosses a line to keep her promise to him.

  • Esquire Network
    The Getaway

    Season 2 premiere: David Koechner (The Office) eats and drinks his way through Dublin.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Phil thinks living in a cramped hotel room — a necessity while the house is being treated for mold — is a great opportunity for family togetherness. Claire and the kids… beg to differ.

  • Bravo
    Top Chef

    Season 12 premiere, 75 minutes: The new batch of culinary hopefuls meet up in Boston in the season opener.

  • FX
    American Horror Story: Freak Show

    Dandy has a horrifying play date; Ethel’s past comes back to haunt her, in the form of Michael Chiklis. (Get a scary amount of scoop.)

  • TNT
    Franklin & Bash

    The guys use a terrifying gypsy — played by Raising Hope‘s Cloris Leachman — to influence a jury in a real-estate case. The ubiquitous Jaime Ray Newman also guest-stars, as an old law-school rival of Anita’s.

  • FXX
    The League

    Kevin shoots hoops with his priest (played by Jerry O’Connell, Crossing Jordan).

    Next Wednesday: The CW’s The 100 and Showtime’s Web Therapy return.