Wednesday’s TV highlights: ‘Criminal Minds’ on CBS

Gail O'Grady and Joe Mantegna star in the season finale of "Criminal Minds" on CBS.
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The World’s Best Auditions continue with this new episode of the talent competition. 8 p.m. CBS

Riverdale As Sierra and Tom (Robin Givens, Martin Cummins) make wedding preparations they get an unsettling message that leads to a reunion of the Midnight Club. K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes and Cole Sprouse also star. 8 p.m. KTLA

Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back Chef Ramsay and his team help Bayou on the Vine, a family-owned-and-operated Cajun restaurant in Kansas City, Mo., in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

Nova Of the fabled Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only the Great Pyramid of Giza, thought to be the oldest, still stands. In this new episode, Egyptologists Mark Lehner and Zahi Hawass present an authoritative review of this massive tribute to the Pharaoh Khufu. 9 p.m. KOCE and KPBS


Project Runway All Stars In this new episode, race-car driver Danica Patrick, talk show host Wendy Williams and model Lily Aldridge join the judges for a red-carpet fashion challenge that incorporates metallic fabrics and unique textures. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Criminal Minds Rossi (Joe Mantegna) prepares to marry Krystall (Kelly Frye) as the team investigates a series of fatal shootings following car accidents. Matthew Gray Gubler also stars. 10 p.m. CBS

The Dictator’s Playbook Generalísimo Francisco Franco wins the Spanish Civil War and becomes dictator of Spain in this new episode of the documentary series. 10 p.m. KOCE and KPBS

You’re the Worst As the wedding approaches Jimmy (Chris Geere) grows desperate to prove that getting married doesn’t mean he is losing his “edge.” Desmin Borges, Kether Donohue and Aya Cash also star. 10 p.m. FXX


Suits Harvey and Donna (Gabriel Macht, Sarah Rafferty) are caught in the crosshairs when Stu (Ian Reed Kesler) is blackmailed. Katherine Heigl also stars in this new episode. 10 and 10:35 p.m. USA

Knight Fight In the new episode “Romans vs. Barbarians,” a Grand Melee round between six armored-combat specialists in ancient armor and weaponry narrows the field to four. 10:03 p.m. History

American Beauty Star Sara Bareilles’ hit Broadway musical “Waitress” provides inspiration for the nine remaining artists, each of whom is paired with a professional waitress who will get a full makeover and a striking new look in this new episode. Christie Brinkley, photographer Yu Tsai and Hearst Magazines executive Leah Wyar are the judges. Supermodel Ashley Graham is host and mentor. 10:03 p.m. Lifetime


The Watergate Scandal: A Mysteries at the Museum Special Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 presidential election has renewed interest in the early 1970s Watergate scandal that led to the downfall of President Richard M. Nixon. In this new, one-hour special, host Don Wildman travels to Washington, D.C., to revisit what was the most explosive scandal in American history, which started with a burglary, then snowballed into two years of investigations. 9 p.m. Travel



CBS This Morning Author Jacqueline Jackson; Jesse Jackson Jr. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Dr. Mehmet Oz; how to raise boys; heart health. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Susan Lucci; Priyanka Chopra; Danai Gurira; Robert Herjavec and Barbara Corcoran. (N) 7 a.m. KABC


Good Day L.A. Henry Ian Cusick (“The Passage”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Ryan Chris Pratt (“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Jill Abramson. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Killer Mike (“Trigger Warning With Killer Mike”); Nick Cannon. (N) 10 a.m. KTTV


The Real Wayne Brady; the Howard University Real Fam. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV; 1 p.m. KCOP

The Doctors A simple addition to coffee may help reverse liver damage and combat Alzheimer’s. (N) 11 a.m. KCOP

The Talk Tiffany Haddish. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Steve Upgrading an online dating profile; Chaka Kahn; moments in black history: Bessie Coleman. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC


Dr. Phil Kerri Rawson discusses her father, serial killer Dennis Rader; a woman’s family has two cold cases. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Elizabeth Banks (“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”); P!nk (“Beautiful Trauma” world tour). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Stories of women who had no idea they were pregnant until moments before they gave birth. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

Amanpour and Company (N) 10 p.m. KVCR; 11 p.m. KOCE


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

Conan Tracy Morgan; Taraji P. Henson. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Liam Hemsworth; Jessica Williams; Ronnie Milsap. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Steve Buscemi; Bret Baier; Sasha Sloan performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS


Jimmy Kimmel Live Daniel Radcliffe; Phoebe Robinson. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Alicia Keys; Hailey Bieber; Joe List. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Ice-T; Paul Schrader; Tucker Rule performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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


Last Call With Carson Daly Rapper Killer Mike; Lucy Dacus performs; Shane West. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC

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