On TV this Wednesday: Philip Winchester serves up Chicago Justice, Underground comes to an end (for now) and Chelsea Handler returns as host of Netflix’s first talk show. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Chicago Justice Backdoor Pilot, Underground Finale, Chelsea Handler Returns and More
Felicity turns to her father Noah (returning guest star Tom Amandes) for help when Team Arrow learns of Darhk’s next move. (Read May Sweeps preview.)
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Two episodes: First up, Underground‘s Mykelti Williamson plays a brigadier general as the team investigates a college student’s death. Then at 10 pm, dead Americans are found scattered throughout Cuba.
Hakeem struggles to fit Laura into his family life and career; Jamal warns Freda about his family’s ulterior motives after Cookie reveals the truth about her father.
Law & Order: SVU
Benson investigates the rape of a reality-TV show contestant; Larisa Oleynik (Mad Men), Michael Gross (Family Ties), Wendie Malick (Rush Hour) guest-star.
Manny convinces the family to take a train to Dede’s wedding; Claire and Mitchell work on their toast; Phil and Cam gush over their favorite author.
Backdoor pilot: Peter Stone (Philip Winchester, Strike Back), the ASA who sent Voight to prison, assists Burgess after she shoots an unarmed black teen moments after he allegedly fired at her patrol car; Carl Weathers (Rocky), Nazneen Contractor (Heroes Reborn), Joelle Carter (Justified) and Ryan-James Hatanaka (Eye Candy) also guest-star. (Watch sneak peek; get scoop.)
Season 1 finale: The day of reckoning arrives, forcing everyone to pay for their sins. (Get renewal status.)
Elizabeth proceeds with the “Patty” operation, knowing full well what’s at stake. (Da, Keri Russell was our Performer of the Week!)
Rayna tries one last time to protect Maddie from the pitfalls of being a young artist; Juliette is reunited with Noah West on the Oscar campaign trail.