Wednesday’s TV highlights: ABC’s ‘The Middle’ and more

Patricia Heaton, left, Well Green and Eden Sher in “The Middle” on ABC.

Sue (Eden Sher, left) has lunch with her mother (Patricia Heaton) and her boyfriend (Will Green) on a new episode of ABC’s “The Middle.”

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The Middle Frankie’s (Patricia Heaton) lunch with Sue and her new boyfriend (Eden Sher, Will Green) takes an awkward turn in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

SoCal Connected The newsmagazine explores JPL’s preparations for a mission to map one of Jupiter’s moons, profiles a couple who lost their son to cancer and looks at new laws that will allow terminally ill Californians access to lethal prescriptions. 8 p.m. KCET

Nature The episode “India’s Wandering Lions” documents the last of Asia’s wild lions, many living dangerously close to India’s villages. 8 p.m. KOCE


Strong Volleyball star Gabrielle Reece hosts this new fitness competition. 9 p.m. NBC

Nova A new episode of the science series attempts to answer the question “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped” 9 p.m. KOCE

Face Off The three finalists work on set to create short horror films in the season finale. 9 p.m. Syfy

The Last Panthers A diamond heist results in the death of an innocent bystander in the premiere of this imported six-part thriller; Samantha Morton and John Hurt star. 10 p.m. SundanceTV



Ride the Tiger This new documentary surveys the biological and chemical aspects of bipolar disorder. 10 p.m. KOCE


From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Filmmaker Rudiger Suchsland’s 2014 documentary explores the history of Germany’s Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and how the era’s spirit was reflected in such cinematic milestones as “Metropolis,” “Nosferatu,” “M” and “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.” 6:30 p.m. TCM


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

Today Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal; Hugh Laurie; Gabrielle Reece; filmmaker Richard Linklater; Kevin Costner; Zara Larsson performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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


Good Morning America Ken Jeong; Neel Sethi. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Gwyneth Paltrow; Ken Jeong; Dalton Rapattoni. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View John Cena; Joey Lawrence; Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (“black-ish”). (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Natalie Morales; parenting. (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors Bromance. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Dr. Oz. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk George Lopez; Charlie Puth performs. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


Rachael Ray Thomas Lennon (“The Odd Couple”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Kristin Cavallari. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Shaken baby syndrome. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Provocative dresser. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Lizzo performs. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Gabrielle Reece and Sylvester Stallone (“Strong”); Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (“Broad City”). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

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

Conan In South Korea; Steven Yuen (“The Walking Dead”). 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Ice Cube; Ellie Kemper; Conrad Sewell performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Sally Field; Jerrod Carmichael; Esperanza Spalding performs. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, Chadwick Boseman and Paul Bettany; Mayer Hawthorne performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Paul Rudd; Diane Lane. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Tom Hiddleston; Maisie Williams; Rooney performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Danica Patrick; the Bots. 1:38 a.m. KNBC

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