On TV this Wednesday: Big Brother names the last housemate standing, America’s Got Talent honors the top act, Patrick Dempsey races to the finish and Key & Peele start Season 3 with a song. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Survivor: Blood Vs. Water (CBS) | Season 27 premiere: In the 90-minute opener, former players (including Rupert!) and their loved ones compete in hopes of keeping their torches lit until the bitter end. (Get scoop on this season’s players and big twists.)
9 pm America’s Got Talent (NBC) | Two-hour season finale: Surprise musical guests join in for the end of the free-for-all talent extravaganza. (Not yet officially renewed, though Season 9 auditions are underway.)
9 pm Law & Order: UK (BBC America) | Season finale: An adoptive dad is beaten to death and his 2-year-old goes missing, so Sam and Ronnie race to find the boy before something (even more) terrible happens to him. (Not yet picked up for another Stateside season.)
9:30 pm Big Brother (CBS) | Season finale: GinaMarie, Spencer or Andy: Who’ll take it all in the 90-minute capper to the reality show’s contentious season?
10 pm Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans (Velocity) | Season 1 finale: McSpeedy & Co. arrive in France to compete in the daunting 24 Hours of Le Mans.
10 pm The Bridge (FX) | In this season’s antepenultimate hour, the killer reveals his endgame during a showdown on the bridge.
10 pm Nashville (ABC) | Repeat to Revisit: Drunk Deacon + raging Rayna + oncoming traffic = one doozy of a cliffhanger. (Be sure to get your “What Happens Next” votes in before next week’s Season 2 premiere!)
10 pm It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX) | After so many years in the bar industry, the gang wants a little credit. So they start conducting business the way they think their patrons want.
10:30 pm Key & Peele (Comedy Central) | Season 3 premiere: The guys bring back inner-city substitute teacher Mr. Garvey and put on a funny, well-produced spoof of Les Miserables. (Watch K&P give a rollicking preview of the upcoming season.)
COMING NEXT WEEK: Revolution, The Middle, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: SVU, Modern Family, CSI and Nashville return; Back in the Game debuts.
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