Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Heartbeat’ on NBC

Kathleen Chalfant, left, and Melissa George in “Heartbeat” on NBC.

A new procedure could help a patient on NBC’s “Heartbeat,” with  Kathleen Chalfant, left, and Melissa George.

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Heartbeat A patient who says sentences backward offers Alex (Melissa George) the chance to try innovative technology that could have far-reaching implications. 8 p.m. NBC

Arrow Seen previously on “The Flash,” Brie Larvan (Emily Kinney) — the escaped Bug-Eyed Bandit — threatens to decimate Palmer Tech unless she’s given the biochip embedded in Felicity’s (Emily Bett Rickards) spine. Stephen Amell stars. 8 p.m. KTLA

Rosewood After speaking at a gathering of forensic pathologists, Rosewood (Morris Chestnut) realizes he may have given someone the means to commit the perfect murder in this new episode of the mystery. 8 p.m. Fox


SoCal Connected This new episode of the local news-magazine series tracks young girls in Los Angeles who are victims of human trafficking; weekly hug sessions. (N) 8 and 10:30 p.m. KCET

Young & Hungry Sofia (Aimee Carrero) and her friends daydream about a life of luxury as they play a lottery with a huge jackpot. Emily Osment also stars. 8 p.m. Freeform

Baby Daddy Riley (Chelsea Kane) tries to set up Ben and Zoey (Jean-Luc Bilodeau, guest star Jonna Walsh) on a date. 8:30 p.m. Freeform

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Carisi (Peter Scanavino) puts his safety on the line to go undercover at a shelter for the homeless in a new episode directed by series star Mariska Hargitay. Guest stars include series Kevin Tighe (“Emergency!”) and Scott Grimes (“Party of Five”). 9 p.m. NBC


Supernatural Sam and Dean’s (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) track two werewolves who have taken captives. 9 p.m. KTLA

Empire Lucious (Terrence Howard) is determined to get his company back, but Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) has her own ideas as the drama returns with new episodes. 9 p.m. Fox

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Kirsten Vangsness makes a crossover appearance as Garcia from “Criminal Minds.” Gary Sinise stars. 10 p.m. CBS

TED Talks The Internet video series expands to PBS. 10 p.m. KOCE and KPBS

Quit Your Day Job Aspiring entrepreneurs get the opportunity to pitch ideas to financiers in this new eight-part series. 10 p.m. Bravo and Oxygen

Lopez In this new comedy George Lopez stars as a comic whose success makes him too rich to fit in with his working-class Latino family and friends. 10 p.m. TV Land and Nickelodeon

The Soul Man The comedy returns for a new season with Wesley Jonathan, Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash. 10:30 p.m. TV Land



CBS This Morning MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Naomi Campbell; Joey Lawrence; Hugh Dancy; Harlan Coben; Maggie Siff; Tracee Ellis Ross; Alana Barnett and Lex LeBlanc; Matt Simons. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Kelly Rowland; Elizabeth Gilbert; “The Ranch.” (N) 7 a.m. KABC

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

Live With Kelly and Michael Harrison Ford and Jennifer Lawrence; James Bay performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Naomi Campbell (“Empire”). (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Padma Lakshmi (book “Love, Loss and What We Ate”); Cesar Millan. (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Talk Lisa Kudrow; Lindsay Miller; Justin Hires; Jon Foo. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


The Dr. Oz Show Montel Williams; real and fake medical professionals and popular medical scams. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A woman says her husband is an emotionally stunted bully who favors one of their children. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Taye Diggs discusses racial identity. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley James Brolin. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

Conan Jon Bernthal; Richard Linklater; Omarion. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon James Spader; Colin Hanks; Bibi Bourelly. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Eric Stonestreet; Jason Jones; the Flaming Lips. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas); Mike Epps. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Ashton Kutcher; Danny Masterson; Thierry Henry. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Sally Field; Jemima Kirke; Aubrie Sellers; Stanton Moore. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Michelle Monaghan; Myurs & 9th Wonder; chef Ray Garcia. (N) 1:38 a.m. KNBC


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