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Wednesday’s TV highlights: ‘Homeland’ marathon and more

“Homeland”
Showtime presents a marathon of the hit espionage drama “Homeland.” Claire Danes stars.
(Ronen Akerman / Showtime)

 

SERIES

Homeland Showtime offers a marathon of this Emmy-winning espionage drama, with an entire season airing each day through Sunday ahead of the show’s Season 6 premiere on Jan. 15. Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin star. 10 a.m. Showtime

Undercover Boss New York & Company chief executive Greg Scott works at one of his retail outlets in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Nature The encore episode “Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo” visits Canada’s Wood Buffalo National Park. 8 p.m. KOCE

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Modern Family Martin Short guest stars on a repeat episode of the hit sitcom. 9 p.m. ABC

Nova Scientists and engineers attempt to re-create ancient Egyptian chariots in the encore episode “Building Pharaoh’s Chariot.” 9 p.m. KOCE

Vikings Traveling together, Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) and son Ivar (Alex Hogh Andersen) plot against the Saxons on a new episode of this period drama. 9 p.m. History Channel

Expedition Unknown In this new episode, host Josh Gates joins a group of international scientists who are hoping to find enough well-preserved prehistoric DNA to clone a woolly mammoth. 9 p.m. Travel Channel

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Incorporated Roger (Douglas Nyback) is close to discovering Elena’s (Denyse Tontz) secret on a new episode of the dystopian drama. 10 p.m. Syfy

SPECIALS

Egypt’s Treasure Guardians This new documentary follows archaeologists, conservationists and others tasked with protecting and preserving Egypt’s ancient artifacts, monuments and historic sites. 10 p.m. KOCE

My Kid’s Obsession Five youngsters show off the quirky collections, including vacuum cleaners and fishing lures, that they’ve spent years amassing in this new special. 10 p.m. TLC

MOVIES

Citizen Kane Orson Welles co-wrote, directed and starred in this classic 1941 drama about a newspaper tycoon with political ambitions. 12:15 p.m. Turner Classic Movies

North by Northwest A case of mistaken identity sends Cary Grant on a cross-country odyssey in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1959 thriller; Eva Marie Saint and James Mason also star. 2:30 p.m. Turner Classic Movies

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TALK SHOWS

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

Today Fashion designer Christian Siriano; Kari Byron and Tory Belleci (“White Rabbit Project”); 2016 in review; Laura Schroff and Dale Atkins (“Angels on Earth”). (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Filmmaker Tom Ford and actor Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”); Brett Eldredge performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA Melissa Manchester performs; plus-size model and author Emme; D.L Hughley. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly Sarah Jessica Parker; Sullivan Stapleton; Jared Padalecki; co-host Richard Curtis. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View DJ Khaled. 10 a.m. KABC

Rachael Ray 10 a.m. KCAL

The Doctors 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Lisa Rinna. 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Kenny Chesney. 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show 1 p.m. KTTV

The Real 1 p.m. KCOP

Steve Harvey 2 p.m. KNBC

Harry Sofía Vergara; “American Ninja Warrior” Jessie Graff; Gabourey Sidibe. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV, midnight KCOP

Dr. Phil 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tom Hanks. 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real 3 p.m. KTTV

The Wendy Williams Show 3 p.m. KCOP

Tavis Smiley Violinist Joshua Bell. 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR, 11:30 p.m. KOCE, 1 a.m. KLCS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jude Law; Sterling K. Brown; Macklemore and Ariana DeBoo perform. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Neil Patrick Harris; Megan Mullally. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Casey Affleck; Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez; Garth Brooks. 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Joel Kinnaman; Constance Zimmer; Ingrid Michaelson performs. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Michael Moore; Rita Ora; Kacey Musgraves performs. 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Matt Lanter; DIIV performs; filmmaker Paul Schrader. 1:38 a.m. KNBC


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