What to Watch Today

SVU and Empire Finales, Survivor Winner and More

On TV this Wednesday: SVU and Empire reach the end of their respective seasons, Survivor crowns its latest champ and Brockmire has a romantic reunion in the Big Easy. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • CBS

    Season 36 finale (two hours plus reunion special): One castaway is crowned the Sole Survivor. (Get CBS’ fall schedule.)

  • Fox

    Season 4 finale: Lucious comes to a difficult decision to save the company; Cookie reveals her upper hand. (Get renewal status.)

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    Season 19 finale (two hours): A young woman takes a man hostage at gunpoint; Benson discovers a criminal network that’s prepared to take down anyone who gets in its way. (Get renewal status.)

  • Fox

    Season 2 finale: The future of Take 3 is called into question; a sibling feud comes to a head. (Benjamin Bratt talks about that twist; get renewal status.)

  • Syfy
    The Expanse

    A mysterious presence emerges at the edge of the solar system; Drummer has a confrontation with a seasoned commander; Anna Hopkins (Shadowhunters, Defiance) begins a recurring role. (Officially cancelled by Syfy, mayyybe saved?)

  • Syfy

    Season 1 finale: Seg attempts to save his city as the bottling of Kandor begins. (Get renewal status.)

  • FX
    The Americans

    72 minutes: In the acclaimed series’ penultimate hour, Philip has an intense encounter, while Elizabeth grapples with competing loyalties.

  • Sundance TV
    The Split

    Stateside premiere (80 minutes): In this British import, a leading divorce attorney (Unforgotten‘s Nicola Walker) leaves her family’s firm to join a rival; Stephan Mangan (Episodes) co-stars.

  • ABC
    20/20: Lights, Camera, Summer!

    60 minutes: This special takes a behind-the-scenes look at some of this summer’s most anticipated blockbusters.

  • IFC

    Jim and Jules reconnect in New Orleans, but struggle with the new terms of their relationship.