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What’s on TV Wednesday: Republican Convention; ‘Coroner’

Roger Cross and Serinda Swan in "Coroner" on the CW.
Roger Cross and Serinda Swan in a new episode of the crime drama “Coroner” on the CW.
(The CW)

During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our print sections. The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print but an expanded version is available in your daily Times eNewspaper. You can find a printable PDF online at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

SERIES

Big Brother (N) 8 p.m. CBS

America’s Got Talent Five acts from the previous night’s show move on to the semifinals. (N) 8 p.m. NBC

Expedition Unknown Josh Gates’ guests include David Arquette, who talks about a near-death experience, Josh Lucas (“Alive”) and the stars of Discovery’s new series “100 Days Wild.” 8 p.m. Discovery

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United We Fall It’s Bill and Jo’s (Will Sasso, Christina Vidal Mitchell) 10th wedding anniversary and they decide to renew their vows in the season finale of the family comedy. Jane Curtin and Guillermo Diaz also star. 8 p.m. ABC

Tough as Nails The final round for the team prize. (N) 9 p.m. CBS

Coroner In the conclusion of a two-part episode, Jenny (Serinda Swan) pursues a killer leaving a bloody trail of rampage across the city. Meanwhile, her son (Ehren Kassam) inadvertently comes in contact with the killer. Éric Bruneau and Roger Cross also star. 9 p.m. CW

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Season finale) 9 p.m. Bravo

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Guy’s Grocery Games Host Guy Fieri invites four chefs to compete in an all-veggie challenge in this new episode. 9 p.m. Food Network

Growing Belushi Jim and Chris are on their way to Idaho for a Blues Brothers show with Dan Aykroyd, where Jim plans to ask for the rights to use the Blues Brothers’ brand for his products in this new episode. 10 p.m. Discovery

Corporate In the season finale of this witty and critically acclaimed workplace comedy, John and Kate (Adam Lustick, Anne Dudek) make a shocking power grab. Also, Christian (Lance Reddick) suffers the wrath of a disgruntled former employee, while Jake and Matt (Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson) struggle to climb the corporate ladder. 10:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Cash Cab (Season finale) 11 p.m. Bravo

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REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION COVERAGE

The event’s third night. MSNBC (4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 p.m.); CNN (5, 5:30, 8, 9, 10, 11 p.m.); KOCE (5 p.m.); C-SPAN (5:20 p.m.); Fox Business (5 and 6 p.m.); CBS, NBC, the CW, ABC, KCAL Bloomberg and Fox News (7 p.m.)

SPECIALS

Women in Film Presents: Make It Work! This new special features music, comedy and celebrity testimonials in an incisive look at strategies for helping women get back to work as the U.S. economy begins to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those scheduled to participate are Jane Fonda, Jennifer Garner, Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Rosario Dawson, Elizabeth Gillies, Kathryn Hahn, Rachael Harris, Cheryl Hines, Andrea Savage, Michaela Watkins and Alfre Woodard. 8 p.m. the CW

SPORTS

The Dodgers and San Francisco Giants decided not to play their game on Wednesday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Baseball The Angels visit the Houston Astros, 6 p.m. Fox Sports Net

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NHL Hockey The New York Islanders versus the Philadelphia Flyers, noon NBCSP; the Tampa Bay Lightning versus the Boston Bruins, 5 p.m. NBCSP; the Colorado Avalanche versus the Dallas Stars, 7:30 p.m. NBCSP

NBA Basketball Today’s games postponed.


TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Singer-songwriter Amy Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

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Today The COVID-19 pandemic; descendants of a suffragist. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Cooking with TikTok star chef Jessica Woo. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

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Live With Kelly and Ryan Connie Britton; Matt Bomer (“Doom Patrol”); Lonnie Chavis (“This Is Us”); Rhett & Link. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Kelly Clarkson Show Jake Johnson; pastor Chad Veach; Danielle Kartes; JoJo performs. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Amanpour and Company (N) 11 p.m. KCET; midnight KVCR; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

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Conan Jim Gaffigan. 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Hugh Jackman; Lili Reinhart; Buju Banton performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco). (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jason Derulo guest hosts; Luke Bryan. (N) 11:35 p.m. and 12:36 a.m. KABC

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Nightline (N) 12:06 a.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Jake Tapper; Matthew Macfadyen; Foster the People performs; Thaddeus Dixon performs. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Tracee Ellis Ross; Madison Beer performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

MOVIES

Captain Phillips (2013) 8 a.m. History

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Sleepless in Seattle (1993) 8:05 a.m. Epix

Pride and Prejudice (1940) 9:45 a.m. TCM

Scarface (1983) 10 a.m. AMC

Atomic Blonde (2017) 10 a.m. FX

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Juno (2007) 10:30 a.m. IFC

Phineas and Ferb: The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) 11 a.m. Disney XD

Doubt (2008) 11 a.m. HBO

Apollo 13 (1995) 11 a.m. History

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Downhill Racer (1969) 11:30 a.m. Epix

Henry V (1945) 11:45 a.m. TCM

Annihilation (2018) 12:30 p.m. FXX

Searching (2018) 12:35 p.m. Starz

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The Professional (1994) 1:05 p.m. TMC

Clear and Present Danger (1994) 2 p.m. AMC

Hamlet (1948) 2:15 p.m. TCM

Garden State (2004) 2:21 p.m. Starz

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Green Book (2018) 2:45 p.m. Showtime

Dances With Wolves (1990) 3:58 p.m. Encore

The Firm (1993) 4 p.m. Ovation

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army (2008) 4:06 p.m. Starz

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Bowfinger (1999) 4:20 p.m. Cinemax

X-Men: First Class (2011) 4:30 p.m. HBO

The Rock (1996) 5 p.m. AMC

The Natural (1984) 5 p.m. FS1

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Casino (1995) 5 p.m. Showtime

Wuthering Heights (1939) 5 p.m. TCM

Coach Carter (2005) 5 p.m. VH1

A Little Romance (1979) 7 p.m. TCM

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Rain Man (1988) 7:30 p.m. Ovation

The Way We Were (1973) 8 p.m. KVCR

Goodfellas (1990) 8 p.m. AMC

Rocketman (2019) 8 p.m. Epix

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8 Mile (2002) 8 p.m. VH1

Queen & Slim (2019) 9 p.m. HBO

The Matrix (1999) 9 p.m. IFC

The Entertainer (1960) 9 p.m. TCM

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Girls Trip (2017) 9:30 p.m. FXX

Higher Learning (1995) 9:35 p.m. Showtime

The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) 11 p.m. TCM

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Movies on TV this week: Aug. 23: “Chinatown” on Encore, “Goodfellas” on AMC, “North by Northwest” TCM and more

TV Grids for the entire week of Aug. 23 - 29 in downloadable and printable PDF format

Looking for what to watch on TV? Here are the television listings from the Los Angeles Times in a printable PDF files.

Updates:

6:34 PM, Aug. 26, 2020: Updated postponed sporting events.

2:56 PM, Aug. 26, 2020: Updated NBA games postponed.


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