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Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Tyrant’ on FX

Moran Atias.
Moran Atias in “Tyrant” on FX.
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SERIES

Toddlers & Tiaras Two rival coaches – Cambrie of Cambrie’s Court and Jaimie of the Sassy Supremes – prepare to go head to head on the children’s pageant circuit as the unscripted series returns with a preview episode and the season premiere. 8 and 9 p.m. TLC

Duck Dynasty Willie institutes a “no-tech week” when he feels his children spend too much time on their phones, but has difficulty sticking to it himself, in the season finale of the unscripted series. 9 p.m. A&E

The Real Housewives of New York City On her last morning in Miami, Bethenny reveals incriminating information about Tom, leaving Luann devastated on the season finale. 9 p.m. Bravo

Suits Mike (Patrick J. Adams) tries to get Kevin (Erik Palladino) on his side, while Harvey, Donna and Louis (Gabriel Macht, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman) scramble to find a missing link to Sutter’s (Alan Rosenberg) inside trading. 9 p.m. USA

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American Gothic When the Silver Bells Killer’s accomplice strikes again, sending the city into a panic, Tessa (Megan Ketch) suspects Madeline (Virginia Madsen) knows more than she is admitting, as Alison (Juliet Rylance) gets Brady (Elliot Knight) to help clear her name so they can catch the real culprit. 10 p.m. CBS

The Night Shift Jordan and Scott (Jill Flint, Scott Wolf) run into danger while assisting with a rescue mission for a wildfire outside San Antonio in the opener of a two-part episode. 10 p.m. NBC

Wahlburgers Mark invites the brothers and their children to the New England Patriots’ practice facility for a game of touch football in the season finale. 10 p.m. A&E

Another Period Beatrice (Riki Lindhome) turns to religion for solace after a bar fight with Lillian (Natasha Leggero) ends with deadly consequences in the season finale. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

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Tyrant Leila and Cogswell (Moran Atias, Chris Noth) hope for a brief escape from the world while Molly (Jennifer Finnigan) returns to Abuddin to pursue her daughter’s killer. 10 p.m. FX

Greenleaf Grace, Sophia and Ray (Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, guest star Michael Rodrick) are in court for a custody hearing in a new episode directed by actress Regina King (“American Crime”). 10 p.m. OWN

Gomorrah This imported drama (in Italian with English subtitles), adapted from a bestselling novel by journalist Roberto Saviano, is set in the suburbs of Naples, Italy, where a Neapolitan crime organization wages a bitter war against a rival. Marco D’Amore and Fortunato Cerlino star. 10 p.m. Sundance

Mr. Robot Elliot (Rami Malek) learns what happens in life, commerce and politics when there’s a power vacuum, while Darlene (Carly Chaikin) faces some very difficult decisions as society begins to fracture. Christian Slater and Grace Gummer also star. 10 p.m. USA

SPECIALS

Toucan Nation Emmy-winning filmmaker Paula Heredia’s new documentary chronicles the story of a beautiful Costa Rican toucan who lost half his beak in an appalling case of abuse. An animal abuse center took in the bird and gave it a second chance by making a prosthetic beak with the help of a 3-D printer. 10 p.m. Animal Planet

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TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Director Josh Wakely; John Heilemann. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Zion Harvey; Cesar Millan; Dolly Parton performs; Casey Wilson. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Sandra Lee; Florida Georgia Line; Sebastien Lagree. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Chris Klein and Victoria Summer (“Game of Aces”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick Linda Gray discusses how growing older leads to happiness. 9 p.m. KLCS

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 12:30 a.m. KOCE

Conan Cobie Smulders; director Werner Herzog. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Aaron Paul; Tig Notaro; Florida Georgia Line performs; James Valentine performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Anderson Cooper; Edgar Ramirez; Kip Moore. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Bob Odenkirk; Kendall Jenner; Kiefer Sutherland; Robert Randolph. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Yaa Gyasi; Moby. (N) midnight KOCE

The Late Late Show With James Corden John Krasinski; Adam Pally; Penn & Teller perform. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Robert De Niro; Jerome Bettis; Anthrax performs; Jon Wurster performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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


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