What to Watch Today

Chicago Justice Backdoor Pilot, Underground Finale, Chelsea Handler Returns and More

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:

  • Netflix

    Series premiere, airs Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Chelsea Handler launches a talk show with guests Drew Barrymore, Pitbull and U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King. (Watch trailer; get lineup.)

  • The CW

    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.)

  • CBS
    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.

  • Fox

    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.

  • NBC
    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.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    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.

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    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.)

  • WGN America

    Season 1 finale: The day of reckoning arrives, forcing everyone to pay for their sins. (Get renewal status.)

  • FX
    The Americans

    Elizabeth proceeds with the “Patty” operation, knowing full well what’s at stake. (Da, Keri Russell was our Performer of the Week!)

  • ABC

    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.