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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Assisted Living’; MLB; NBA finals

Na'im Lynn and Courtney Nichole in "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living" on BET.
(Charles Bergmann/BET)

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

The News With Shepard Smith (Premiere) The former Fox News anchor launches a new show on a new network. (N) 4 p.m. CNBC

Jay Leno’s Garage Martha Stewart shows off Edsel Ford’s Maine estate and takes Leno on a ride in her pristine Edsel wagon in this new episode. 7 and 10 p.m. CNBC

Big Brother (N) 8 p.m. CBS

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The 100 Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and her friends arrive at their final decisive battle as the dystopian science-fiction series ends with a series finale titled “The Last War.” Lindsey Morgan, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Richard Harmon, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. (N) 8 p.m. The CW

The Masked Singer (N) 8 p.m. Fox

Tyler Perry’s House of Payne After the divorce, Calvin (Lance Gross) decides to date again in this new episode. (N) 8 p.m. BET

South Park The kids head back to school as the the residents of South Park cope with the COVID-19 pandemic in a timely new episode of the raunchy animated series. 8 p.m. Comedy Central and MTV

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Expedition Unknown Host Josh Gates celebrates Stephen King in this new episode. 8 p.m. Discovery

Love Island Host Arielle Vandenberg announces the winning couple in the season finale. 9 p.m. CBS

NOVA The new episode “A to Z: How Writing Changed the World” explores how the development of writing played a vital role in shaping world history. 9 p.m. KOCE

Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living In the first of two new episodes, Jeremy’s (Na’im Lynn) online plumber training backfires on him. In a second episode, Sandra (Tayler Buck) tries to mislead about where she’s going and with whom. 9 and 9:30 p.m. BET

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The Real Housewives of Orange County (N) 9 p.m. Bravo

Dodgeball Thunderdome (N) 9 p.m. Discovery

I Can See Your Voice With Jordin Sparks, Niecy Nash, Jay Pharoah, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Houghton. Ken Jeong hosts. 9 p.m. Fox

Hacking Your Mind This new episode documents how people can hack their own minds to improve their lives. 10 p.m. KOCE

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Archer (N) 10 p.m. FXX

SPECIALS

Blood on the Wall Journalists-filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested document the effect of widespread corruption in Central America, which has led to a flood of refugees fleeing the region for the relative safety of Mexico. 9 p.m. National Geographic

Voices Magnified: Locked Up in America Carlos Watson moderates a conversation among incarcerated people calling in from prisons across the country and two prison reform advocates. 10 p.m. A&E

SPORTS

Baseball The Cincinnati Reds visit the Atlanta Braves, 9 a.m. ESPN; the Houston Astros visit the Minnesota Twins, 10 a.m. ESPN2; the Miami Marlins visit the Chicago Cubs, 11 a.m. ABC; the Chicago White Sox visit the Oakland Athletics, noon ESPN; the St. Louis Cardinals visit the San Diego Padres, 2 p.m. ESPN2; the New York Yankees visit the Cleveland Indians, 4 p.m. ESPN; the Milwaukee Brewers visit the Dodgers, 7 p.m. ESPN

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2020 NBA Finals Game 1: The Miami Heat versus the Lakers. 6 p.m. KABC

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Jim Parsons and Matt Bomer. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today COVID-19; Shepard Smith. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

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Good Morning America John Cena. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

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

Live With Kelly and Ryan Tim McGraw. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). (N) 10 a.m. KABC

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Rachael Ray Michelle Obama. (N) 10 a.m. KTTV

The Wendy Williams Show Tia Mowry (“Family Reunion”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Seth MacFarlane; chef Aaron Sanchez. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Drew Barrymore Show Nicole Richie (“Nikki Fresh”). (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

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The Kelly Clarkson Show Adorn; Beth Behrs; Jack Quaid, HomeBoy Industries; Lawrence Zarian. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Protecting children online; getting the home organized; cholesterol; keeping fit. (N) 2 p.m. KCOP

Dr. Phil Gen Zers seek advice on how to handle 2020. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”); Brandon Leake (“America’s Got Talent”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

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The Dr. Oz Show What may happen if there is a flu outbreak during the COVID-19 pandemic. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Real Patricia Heaton (“Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Reinvention”); Keisha Lance Bottoms. (N) 3 p.m. KCOP

Conan JB Smoove. 8 and 9:30 p.m. TBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live! Game night: Adam Sandler. (N) 8:30 p.m. KABC

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

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Chris Colfer; BTS chats and performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert John Lithgow; Jonathan Alter. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! Julie Bowen; My Morning Jacket performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Taylor Schilling; Brian Stelter; Jessica Burdeaux. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Tyra Banks; Surfaces performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

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MOVIES

Tootsie (1982) 8 a.m. Showtime

The American President (1995) 8:09 a.m. and 6 p.m. Encore

A Hidden Life (2019) 8:40 a.m. HBO

An Ideal Husband (1999) 9:10 a.m. Cinemax

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Spectre (2015) 9:30 a.m. FX

Your Sister’s Sister (2011) 10 a.m. Showtime

Spider-Man 2 (2004) 10:06 a.m. and 10 p.m. Encore

Sunshine Cleaning (2008) 11:30 a.m. Showtime

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) 11:35 a.m. HBO

Upgrade (2018) 12:30 p.m. FX

Freedom Writers (2007) 12:30 p.m. VH1

A Bridge Too Far (1977) 12:35 p.m. Epix

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Ginger & Rosa (2012) 12:35 p.m. TMC

Total Recall (1990) 1:30 p.m. AMC

American Made (2017) 2:30 p.m. FX

Rebel Without a Cause (1955) 3 p.m. TCM

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Coach Carter (2005) 3 p.m. VH1

Little Women (2019) 3:30 p.m. Starz

Gladiator (2000) 4 p.m. AMC

The Patriot (2000) 4 p.m. Ovation

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Despicable Me (2010) 4:30 p.m. Freeform

The Martian (2015) 5 p.m. FX

Stand and Deliver (1988) 5 p.m. TCM

The Manchurian Candidate (2004) 5:05 p.m. Showtime

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42 (2013) 6 p.m. VH1

The Sixth Sense (1999) 6:10 p.m. TMC

Despicable Me 2 (2013) 6:30 p.m. Freeform

Blackboard Jungle (1955) 7 p.m. TCM

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Top Gun (1986) 7:10 p.m. Epix

Deadpool 2 (2018) 7:30 p.m. FXX

A Passage to India (1984) 8 p.m. KVCR

Braveheart (1995) 8 p.m. BBC America

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John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (2019) 8 p.m. Cinemax

Beetlejuice (1988) 8 and 10 p.m. Syfy

Cape Fear (1991) 8 p.m. TMC

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) 8:30 p.m. Freeform

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Deliverance (1972) 10:10 p.m. TMC

The Crow (1994) 10:15 p.m. Cinemax

Marshall (2017) 10:45 p.m. Showtime

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TV Listings for the week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 in PDF format for downloading and printing

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



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