Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Good Lie' on HBO

Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Good Lie' on HBO
Refugees (Emmanuel Jal, left, Ger Duany and Arnold Oceng) from Africa settle in the U.S. in "The Good Lie" on HBO. With Reese Witherspoon. (Bob Mahoney / Warner Bros.)

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MasterChef The "mystery box" dishes the cooks have to prepare involve crabs and the second challenge involves corn. Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and Christina Tosi host. 8 p.m. Fox

Baby Daddy Bonnie, Danny, Riley and Tucker (Melissa Peterman, Derek Theler, Chelsea Kane, Tahj Mowry) are fed up with how Ben (Jean-Luc Bilodeau) hands off his daughter to one of them whenever a fun opportunity comes along in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. Family

Man Finds Food In a new episode, host Adam Richman is in Austin, Texas. At a hotel, he finds a trendy lounge concealed behind a bookcase and dines on a loaded "kitchen sink" burger and a divinely decadent French toast breakfast sandwich. 9 p.m. Travel

Ripper Street In this new episode, an investigation into the murder of a chemist turns up evidence that the man had a lucrative sideline terminating pregnancies. With MyAnna Buring and Louise Brealey. 10 p.m. BBC America


2015 CMT Music Awards This new special features performances from Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and Zac Brown Band. Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow host. 8 p.m. TV Land

SoCal Connected Gov. Jerry Brown sits down with Los Angeles Times CEO and Publisher Austin Beutner to discuss the drought and water conservation issues. 8 p.m. KCET


The Good Lie Reese Witherspoon gets top billing for a minor role in this sweet 2014 drama, but the real stars are "lost boys" Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany and Emmanuel Jal, refugees from the civil war in Sudan, starting over in the American Midwest. 3 and 10:30 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Chris Anderson, 3D Robotics. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS


Today Elijah Wood; Connie Britton, Olivia Cooke, Thomas Mann and RJ Cyler; Jennette McCurdy. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Chris Connelly. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Tom Papa ("Boom"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson ("Power"); Ali Wentworth. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Raven-Symoné; Elizabeth Vargas; Sam Waterston; Lisa Lillien. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Chanel Iman ("Dope"). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Bryce Dallas Howard; Irika Sargent; Jaymes Vaughan; Marcel Vigneron. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Patti Stanger. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Sofía Vergara; Melissa McCarthy; Lena Dunham; Kristen Wiig; Wanda Sykes; Chelsea Handler. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick Mariel Hemingway. 9 p.m. KLCS

The Daily Show Author Colin Quinn ("The Coloring Book: A Comedian Solves Race Relations in America"). (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Robert Duvall; Kumail Nanjiani. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Whoopi Goldberg; Christian Slater; Of Monsters and Men. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live Kit Harington; Chris Gethard; Dwight Yoakam performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Matthieu Ricard; Charles Lloyd. (N) midnight KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 12:30 a.m. KOCE

Late Night With Seth Meyers Hugh Dancy; Kacey Musgraves; Jon Theodore. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Chris Pratt; Bryce Dallas Howard; Jake Johnson. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC