On TV this Wednesday: Arrow finds a little time for (the beginnings of?) love, American Horror Story invites you into its Freak Show, Kingdom has come, and a Legends-dary finale holds many answers. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar tonight.
What to Watch Today
Arrow, Horror Story: Freak Show and Kingdom Premieres, Legends Finale and More
Season 3 premiere: With crime at an all-time low, Oliver (finally!) asks Felicity out on a date. But a new Vertigo (Peter Stormare, Prison Break) appears on the scene, requiring the Arrow and a newly suited-up Roy to take him on. Brandon Routh (Superman Returns, Chuck) debuts as Ray Palmer, a charming business adversary of Oliver’s. (Read a preview, get scoop and more scoop!)
Sue’s experiments with drinking coffee backfire in twitchy, over-caffeinated fashion. (Are you surprised?)
Season finale, two hours: Martin gets kidnapped during an investigation and uncovers shocking intel about his own identity. Later, he and the DCO track Cameron and uncover their plans to infiltrate the U.S. government. (Not yet renewed.)
Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo, Prison Break) owns a Mixed Martial Arts studio, where he has complicated relationships with his sons/fighters Jay (Jonathan Tucker, Parenthood) and Nate (Nick Jonas, Jonas). Matt Lauria (Parenthood) and Joanna Going (House of Cards) co-star. (Watch a trailer and read a preview.)
Dexter alum C.S. Lee guest-stars in an episode that finds the BAU seeking an UnSub who’s an abuse victim out for revenge.
Law & Order: SVU
A Hollywood starlet (Stevie Lynn Jones, Crisis) stands accused in the statutory rape of a 15-year-old boy. Oh, and Amaro’s back on the squad!
Shocked that Andre Jr. doesn’t know about “the nod,” Dre endeavors to help his son make more black friends.
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Season premiere: The disturbing drama’s saga continues in 1952 with a troupe of sideshow performers who arrive in Jupiter, Fla., just as a dark entity emerges and threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. Returning AHS players include Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett and Evan Peters; newbies include Michael Chiklis (The Shield) and guest stars Matthew Bomer (White Collar), Wes Bentley (American Beauty) and Finn Wittrock (Masters of Sex).
After a tragic shooting, Voight and the team investigate who wants Halstead dead. (Watch a sneak preview.)
Top Chef Duels
Season finale: The winners of each of the duels — plus the champion from the companion online series The Knockout — meet in the kitchen to crown a winner. Who’ll take home the $100,000? (Not yet renewed.)
Next Wednesday: Bravo’s Top Chef returns.