What to Watch Today

Criminal Minds Hostage Crisis, The Magicians Finale and More


On TV this Wednesday: The Magicians wraps its third season, Modern Family notices an uncanny resemblance and a Criminal Minds hostage crisis hits close to home. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Freeform
    Famous in Love

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Paige chooses between Rainer and Jake; the fate of Locked has consequences for all involved. (How did PLL inspire the new season?)

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    The Task Force attempts to recover crucial evidence needed to take down Ian Garvey following the murder of a Nash Syndicate associate.

  • Fox
    Empire

    Eddie works on rebranding Empire; Cookie takes action when a girl group threatens to expose secrets about Lucious and the label.

  • ABC
    Alex, Inc.

    Eddie and Deirdre compete for Alex’s attention at work; Alex doesn’t like the costume Rooni made for Ben’s class project. (Thoughts on Episode 1?)

  • Syfy
    The Magicians

    Season 3 finale: The group tries to reclaim magic after finding what they’re looking for. (Get renewal status.)

  • The CW
    Life Sentence

    Wes receives a surprise visit from the woman he was supposed to marry before meeting Stella. (Being banished to Fridays!)

  • USA Network
    Suits

    65 minutes: Jessica calls Harvey with a favor; Mike faces an unlikely opponent; Louis adjusts to his new role.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Gloria’s ex-boyfriend (Cristela‘s Gabriel Iglesias) bears a striking resemble to Manny; Phil wants to get Claire the perfect anniversary gift.

  • FX
    The Americans

    65 minutes: Elizabeth targets a former source; Philip tends to business at the travel agency; Stan discovers an old friend has returned. (Who was Performer of the Week?)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    The BAU takes charge of a hostage situation at a D.C. law firm, where Matt’s wife is among those being held captive. (Will it be renewed or cancelled?)