Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mystery of Matter' on KOCE

Michael Emerson hosts the new three-part PBS special "The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements" on KOCE

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SERIES

America's Next Top Model In this new episode, the contestants use elevated shipping containers as a makeshift runway — and if anyone slips, it's a long way down. That's followed by a photo shoot that requires them to be bound together. Tyra Banks hosts. 8 p.m. KTLA

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements Michael Emerson hosts this new three-part special airing in its entirety tonight, delving into the history of scientific discoveries about the stuff the world is made of. 8, 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE

Young & Hungry In the summer premiere of this comedy, Gabi (Emily Osment) is nervous to see what kind of reception she will get from Josh (Jonathan Sadowski) when she returns from her internship in Switzerland. 8 p.m. Family

Kevin From Work Hoping to diminish the awkwardness with Kevin (Noah Reid) a bit, Audrey (Paige Spara) sets him up with a friend, only to find herself weirdly jealous in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. Family

Mr. Robinson Craig (Craig Robinson) tries to save his job and Jimmy's (Ben Koldyke) by staging a fundraising auction but is distracted by Victoria's (Meagan Good) plans move to New York. Then, in the season finale, the old-school R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire invites Craig along on a yearlong tour. 9 and 9:30 p.m. NBC

Duck Dynasty The big day has arrived for John Luke Robertson and Mary Kate McEacharn in the season finale of the unscripted series. 9 p.m. A&E

Flipping Out In the season finale of the unscripted series, Jeff Lewis and Gage Edward finally meet the woman who will carry their baby. 9 p.m. Bravo

Suits As Rachel (Meghan Markle) and her mother (Megan Gallagher) plan the wedding, Rachel starts to worry the event might expose Mike's (Patrick J. Adams) secret, in this new episode of the legal drama. 9 p.m. USA

Steampunk'd Ten designers compete in this new unscripted series. 10 p.m. Game Show Network

The Jim Gaffigan Show Jeannie (Ashley Williams) tells Jim (Jim Gaffigan) that she doesn't want a party or even a present on her birthday. Adam Goldberg also stars in this new episode with guest stars Macaulay Culkin, Artie Lange and Colin Quinn. 10 p.m. Nickelodeon and TV Land

MOVIES

The Quiet Man An Irish-American prizefighter (John Wayne) with a dark secret moves to his ancestral home and falls for a strong-willed redhead (Maureen O'Hara) in this 1952 drama directed by John Ford. 5 p.m. TCM

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Cindy Whitehead, Sprout Pharmaceuticals. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Little Mix performs; Donatella Arpaia; Chiwetel Ejiofor; Susan Lucci; Emily Ratajkowski. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Lily Tomlin; Dale Earnhardt Jr.; Blaine Lourd. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Garrett Brawith and Justin Gaston ("Unauthorized Full House"); Uzo Aduba ("Orange Is the New Black"); Tyrese ("We Day"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Melissa McCarthy; Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein; Cara Delevingne; Rachel Platten performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Grace Gealey ("Empire"). 11 a.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Model B. Smith discusses Alzheimer's disease. 2 p.m. KTTV

Steve Harvey Monte Durham; chef Fabio Viviani. 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Sean "Diddy" Combs; Shawn Mendes performs. 4 p.m. KNBC

Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Larson. 9:08 p.m. KLCS

Tavis Smiley Rapper Michael "Killer Mike" Render. (Part 2 of 2) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

Conan J.B. Smoove; Tig Notaro; Langhorne Slim performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Heidi Klum; David Oyelowo; Carly Rae Jepsen performs; Bernard Fowler performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live Queen Latifah; John McEnroe; Mumford & Sons perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Late Show: James Corden Johnny Knoxville; Natasha Leggero; Robin Thicke performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Keegan-Michael Key; Tony Hale; MS MR; Jimmy Chamberlin. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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