Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
Graduation doesn't go as Sue (Eden Sher) planned on the season finale of "The Middle." (Michael Ansell / ABC)

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Arrow Peril follows Oliver (Stephen Amell) and virtually everyone associated with him in the series' third-season finale, as Ra's al Ghul (Matt Nable) has all of them in his sights. 8 p.m. KTLA

The Middle Sue's (Eden Sher) biggest day as a student is fraught with unforeseen hurdles in the season finale. 8 p.m. ABC

American Idol In the season finale, scheduled performers include each of the judges (Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr.) along with Chris Brown, Echosmith, Fall Out Boy, Jamie Foxx, the Jacksons, Vance Joy, Ricky Martin, Michael McDonald, Janelle Monáe and New Kids on the Block, all leading up to crowning the series' next-to-last winner. 8 p.m. Fox

The Goldbergs Barry (Troy Gentile) becomes the school mascot in the season finale. 8:30 p.m. ABC

CSI: Cyber The spinoff series ends its freshman season with two back-to-back episodes. Patricia Arquette and Charley Koontz star. 9 p.m. CBS

Modern Family Alex (Ariel Winter) is pressured into taking part in her senior ditch day, whether she wants to or not in this new episode. Julie Bowen, Ed O'Neill and Sofia Vergara also star. 9 p.m. ABC

NOVA The rising level of acid in the world's oceans, caused by increased carbon emissions, has become a peril for creatures in the seas. 9 p.m. KOCE

Supernatural Dean (Jensen Ackles) decides it's time to deal with the Styne family on his terms in this new episode. Jared Padalecki also stars. 9 p.m. KTLA

Blackish Bill Maher guest stars as himself in this new episode where Junior (Marcus Scribner) decides to join an organization of young Republicans. 9:30 p.m. ABC

Nashville Juliette's (Hayden Panettiere) total focus on completing her album has personal consequences as the drama series ends its third season. 10 p.m. ABC

Ripper Street In a new episode, the mysterious death of a clairvoyant leads investigators into the shadowy world of wily charlatans who capitalize on the grief of those mourning lost loved ones. 10 p.m. BBC America


CBS This Morning Christmas Abbott. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Anna Kendrick; Jean Chatzky; Blythe Danner; Lady Antebellum performs; Snoop Dogg; Darius Rucker. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Queen Latifah. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Matt Dillon("Wayward Pines"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Jane Fonda; Tatiana Maslany. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Raven Symone; Mika Brzezinski; Anthony Anderson. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Valerie Harper; a new treatment to combat cancer. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Kelsey Grammer; guest co-host Wynonna Judd; Perez Hilton; chef Marc Murphy. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Chef Jacques Pépin. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Scott Wolf; Melissa Rivers. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show The man Beyoncé credits for getting her in the best shape of her life. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Levi and Merlin ("Amish Mafia") feud over Levi's new book. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Real Khandi Alexander ("Scandal"). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Elizabeth Banks. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Between the Lines Cecilia DeMille, granddaughter of director Cecil B. DeMille. 9 p.m. KLCS

Tavis Smiley Susan Sarandon; Jack Henry Robbins. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Religious scholar Reza Aslan. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Rob Lowe; Jay Baruchel; Alingon Mitra. 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Rebel Wilson; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley; Faith No More. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Julia Roberts; Paul Shaffer; Ryan Adams performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Elizabeth Banks; Marc Maron. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Matt Dillon; Tatiana Maslany; Will Butler performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden James Marsden; Kat Graham; Brandon Flowers performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Zach Woods; Years & Years perform; Down and Outlaws. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC