What to Watch Today

American Idol's Final Season, Mike & Molly's End Begins, American Crime 2.0 and More

On TV this Wednesday: It’s the beginning of the end for American Idol and Mike & Molly, It’s Always Sunny ups its game, American Crime goes viral and Jane Lynch unveils the People’s Choice. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Fox
    American Idol

    Final season premiere: J.Lo, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. begin auditions for America’s last Idol in Denver and Atlanta. (Watch exclusive sneak peek.)

  • NBC
    The Mysteries of Laura

    Laura and the team get inadvertently involved with an urban treasure hunt while tracking a killer. (Get casting news.)

  • CBS
    2 Broke Girls

    New time slot! Sophie and Oleg have trouble getting pregnant; Max’s new guy friend is hesitant to become intimate because he’s, um, “not regular down there.”

  • ABC
    The Middle

    Sue plans to join a sorority; Axl tries to get Mike into social media; Brick shops for himself, making Frankie feel unneeded. (Eden Sher wishes us a happy birthday!)

  • CBS
    Mike & Molly

    Final season premiere: Mike and Carl attend couples counseling to repair their partnership; Molly commits to a radio interview sans Peggy. (Unofficially cancelled.)

  • ABC
    The Goldbergs

    Beverly messes up with a kitchen remodel in an effort to get Murray to help.

  • CBS
    People’s Choice Awards

    Jane Lynch (Angel From Hell) hosts the only awards show that lets the American public have its say. Scheduled to appear: Britney Spears, Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), John Stamos (Grandfathered), Lea Michele (Scream Queens), Melissa Benoist (Supergirl), Priyanka Chopra (Quantico) and many more.

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    A student’s attempt to hook up with his teacher results in a far more dangerous predicament; Michael Gaston (Blindspot), Jordan Gelber (Orphan Black) guest-star.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Phil and Claire dine with a cheapskate couple they met on vacation; Ray Liotta (Shades of Blue), Keegan-Michael Key and Christine Lakin guest-star.

  • ABC

    Bow feels like a third wheel when Dre’s childhood best friend-turned-international pop star (supermodel Tyra Banks) comes back to town.

  • ABC
    American Crime

    Season 2 premiere: Racy photos of a prep school student (Falling Skies‘ Connor Jessup) make their way onto social media, leading to accusations of rape; Season 1’s Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Lili Taylor, Elvis Nolasco, Regina King and Richard Cabral return in all-new roles.

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    Crossover, Part 3: A doctor with ties to Voight is investi- gated after his patients are admitted to Chicago Med for spinoff chemo overdoses. (Get 10 spinoff ideas.)

  • FX
    American Horror Story: Hotel

    Ramona turns to an unlikely source; Sally takes advantage of her past to negotiate her future; Scarlett learns family truths; AHS vet Gabourey Sidibe checks-in.

  • FXX
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Season 11 premiere: A truce amongst the gang is broken when they demonstrate Chardee MacDennis for an intrigued board game executive. (Watch trailer.)

  • FXX
    Man Seeking Woman

    Season 2 premiere: Mike begins to resent Josh for spending all of his time with his girlfriend.