On TV this Wednesday: The ball is quite literally in CSI‘s court, Burning Love lights the match on another season, The League is visited by an angel and Shiri Appleby salutes SVU. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Revolution (NBC) | As Miles and the gang try to escape, Rachel and Gene struggle with their relationship. (Psst: Did you watch the lost kiss yet?)
8 pm The Middle (ABC) | Frankie, sick of her family’s constant razzing, experiences unconditional love when she takes in a rescued dog.
9 pm Law & Order: SVU (NBC) | When a military officer (guest star Shiri Appleby, Roswell) on leave in New York is raped, she refuses to cooperate with Benson & Co. for fear of damaging her career in the armed forces. Laura Benanti (Go On) returns as Amaro’s ex-wife Maria.
9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | The BAU investigates why a group of missing teens might have committed a series of mass murders. Rochelle Aytes (Mistresses) guest-stars as Derek’s girlfriend Savannah. (Get scoop.)
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Phil and Claire each plan a separate surprise for their 20th wedding anniversary; Haley has an awkward encounter.
9:30 pm Super Fun Night (ABC) | Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon guest-stars as a relationship guru whose seminar Kimmie and the girls attend. But the tactics Ms. Boubier learns work a little too well when she nabs a guy – MADtv‘s Will Sasso – and then doesn’t know what to do with him.
10 pm American Horror Story: Coven (FX) | Cordelia’s new power brings on a heartbreaking revelation.
10 pm CSI (CBS) | A man is found dead inside a human-sized hamster ball (!); the team collaborates with a swing-shift CSI on a serial rape case.
10:30 pm Burning Love (E!) | Season 2 premiere: Last season’s castoff Julie Gristlewhite (NTSF:SD:SUV::‘s June Diane Raphael) returns to look for love in this send-up of the Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise. Her suitors this season include Jerry O’Connell (We Are Men), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), Adam Brody (The O.C.), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars), Michael Cera (Arrested Development) and Colin Hanks (Dexter).
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