What to Watch Today

Designated Survivor and Chicago P.D. Finales, Beyond Borders Ends, Downward Dog and More


On TV this Wednesday: Designated Survivor orchestrates a manhunt, Brockmire considers a major career move,  Blindspot looks to the future and ABC unleashes Downward Dog. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu

    Season 1 finale: A troubled Margaret must come to a decision that may lead to another’s death. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC

    Season 2 finale: As the FBI copes with a tragedy, Jane mulls an uncertain future. (Read finale previewmoving to Fridays next season.)

  • ABC
    The Goldbergs

    Season 4 finale: Erica tries to delay graduating and moving out of the house once she realizes just how much Beverly’s love means to her. (Get renewal status.)

  • ABC

    Season 1 finale: Maya gets a surprise at the airport before the family takes off for JJ’s summer camp. (Get renewal status.)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders

    Series finale (two episodes): First up, the IRT searches for a killer at a women’s yoga retreat in Nepal (Angel‘s Charisma Carpenter guest-stars). Then, the team travels to Russia to investigate a kidnapping — never to be seen again.

  • Fox

    Season 3 finale (Part 1 of 2): Cookie seeks revenge on Giuliana after she is banned from Leviticus Vegas; Jamal is encourage to delay the release of his album.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Season 8 finale: Javier (recurring guest star Benjamin Bratt) stirs up trouble when he takes Manny out to celebrate the night before his high school graduation. (Get renewal status.)

  • ABC
    Downward Dog

    Series premiere (special night and time): This canine-perspective comedy follows Nan (Fargo‘s Allison Tolman) through her daily life as seen through the eyes of her dog; Lucas Neff (Raising Hope) co-stars. (Airs Tuesdays at 8/7c starting May 23.)

  • Spike
    I Am Heath Ledger

    Filmmaker Derik Murray presents an in-depth look at the life and work of the late, Oscar-nominated actor, featuring never-before-seen footage from Ledger’s personal home movies.

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    Season 4 finale: Under review at work, “Lindsay is in a lot of trouble, so now the chickens are coming home to roost,” Jason Beghe told TVLine at the EW/People Upfront party. “It’s kind of a cliffhanger, if she’s going to be able to stay.” Voight meanwhile “is trying to spin too many plates at once,” he previewed, while “Halstead is debating whether or not to propose.” (Get details on new showrunner, plus: Which Chicago series has not yet been renewed?)

  • ABC
    Designated Survivor

    Season 1 finale: Wells attempts to prevent the conspiracy from carrying out another attack; Kirkman OKs a nationwide manhunt for the mastermind. (Get renewal status.)

  • IFC

    Season 1 finale: Brockmire mulls a return to the major leagues. (Read Amanda Peet’s Memories From the Set; get renewal status.)