What to Watch Today

Christopher Meloni Gets Happy!, Broad City Finale and More


On TV this Wednesday: Hitman Christopher Meloni makes an imaginary friend, Broad City and South Park wrap their seasons, and SVU and Chicago P.D. go off duty for the remainder of 2017. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu
    Shut Eye

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Charlie and Linda must learn to trust one another after the Marks family loses their sense of home. (Watch trailer.)

  • Fox
    Empire

    Diana DuBois’ master plan begins to unfold; Cookie and Lucious are forced to take matters into their own hands.

  • The CW
    Riverdale

    Jughead and Betty plan a welcome home party for FP; Archie and Veronica’s relationship comes to a crossroads. (One of TVLine’s 10 Best Dramas of 2017!)

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    Fall finale: The cops get entangled in the case of an online hoax leading to the assault of a popular social media star; Steve Howey (Shameless) guest-stars. (Get return date.)

  • CBS
    SEAL Team

    Fall finale: The team must get a Russian scientist and his wife across the Afghanistan border before Chinese and Russian Special Forces attempt to intervene. (Get return date.)

  • Syfy
    Happy!

    Series premiere: A corrupt cop-turned-hitman (SVU‘s Christopher Meloni) reluctantly partners with an imaginary blue-winged horse (voiced by King of Queens‘ Patton Oswalt) to rescue a missing kid; Patrick Fischler (Lost) co-stars. (Read “B” review, listen to cast podcast.)

  • History
    Knightfall

    Series premiere: From EP Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) comes this historical drama about the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades; Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey) stars.

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    Fall finale: Intelligence works to take down an opioid ring following the death of Judge Tommy Wells’ (Episodes‘ John Pankow) daughter. (Get return date.)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    Fall finale: In an episode directed by Joe Mantegna, the BAU investigate after two members of a conspiracy group perish in Roswell, New Mexico. (Get return date.)

  • ABC
    Designated Survivor

    The staff joins forces to get answers — and potentially save a life — after sifting through thousands of letters sent to Kirkman.

  • Comedy Central
    South Park

    Season 21 finale: When Mr. Garrison begins frightening the children of South Park, the townspeople devise a plan to make him go away. (Get renewal status.)

  • Comedy Central
    Broad City

    Season 4 finale: Abbi and Ilana’s “friendiversary” celebration takes an unfortunate turn when they bear witness to something truly awful. (Get renewal status.)