Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Arrow’ on KTLA

Brandon Routh in “Arrow” on KTLA.
Brandon Routh joins the cast of “Arrow” in the third season premiere on KTLA.
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Arrow The crusade by his alter ego to bring down Starling City’s crime rate has been so successful, Oliver (Stephen Amell) puts more time into leading a normal life. Peter Stormare guest stars and Brandon Routh debuts in the role of “The Atom” in the show’s third-season premiere. 8 p.m. KTLA

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation The miniseries concludes, appropriately, with the chicks reaching maturity and heading into the world on their own. 8 p.m. KOCE


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit A famous actress (Stevie Lynn Jones) gets involved in a car accident and then faces a charge of statutory rape in this new episode of the procedural drama. 9 p.m. NBC

Red Band Society Kara (Zoe Levin) goes back to high school, and Emma (Ciara Bravo) attends a dance for the first time. Octavia Spencer, Nolan Sotillo and Charlie Rowe also star in this new episode with guest star Thomas Ian Nicholas. 9 p.m. Fox

NOVA This new episode examines the science behind the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. 9 p.m. KOCE

Cutthroat Kitchen In this new five-episode competition, celebrities practice unbridled sabotage on one another as they battle it out under the watch of host Alton Brown. 9 p.m. Food

Legends In the first part of the two-hour season finale, Martin (Sean Bean) is dismayed when he escapes from interrogation, only to find that Sonya and Aiden (Amber Valletta, Mason Cook) have been kidnapped. In the conclusion, Martin learns that a mysterious figure named may be behind an assassination attempt. 9 and 10 p.m. TNT

Top Chef Duels The 10 chefs who made it through their previous duels face off for the grand prize in the season finale. 10 p.m. Bravo

American Horror Story: Freak Show This new drama series revolves around one of the few surviving sideshows in the country and its struggles to stay in business during the dawning era of television. 10 p.m. FX




CBS This Morning Leon Panetta; Joe Perry. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Giada de Laurentiis; Florida Georgia Line; Dominic West; Stevie Nicks; Rachel Dratch. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Robert Downey Jr.; Cristela Alonzo; Mario Batali. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Loni Love; Soleil Moon Frye; Schuyler Fisk; Vikki Carr performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Robert Downey Jr.; Alan Cumming; Hilary Duff. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Mark Cuban; Robert Herjavec; Lori Greiner; Barbara Corcoran. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Sherri Shepherd. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV


The Doctors Surgery to help a baby born with a rare neurological condition. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

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

The Talk Perez Hilton; chef Aarti Sequeira. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Kate Walsh. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Wayne Brady; Ron Perlman. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Gayle King. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A couple say they are being terrorized by an online hate group. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jennifer Garner; James Marsden; Fences and Macklemore perform. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

SoCal Connected Homelessness in Los Angeles; a controversial proposal to create miles of bike lanes on busy streets. (N) 8 p.m. KCET

Tavis Smiley Jose Antonio Vargas; Sheila E. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Leon Panetta. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

The Colbert Report Carol Burnett. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Robert Downey Jr.; Ira Glass; Big & Rich performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Anderson Cooper; Gina Rodriguez; Hatsune Miku. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Kyra Sedgwick; Jon Bernthal; Dirty Heads performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Matthew Broderick; Zachary Quinto; Glass Animals performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Kevin Bacon; the Bacon Brothers perform. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Cristin Milioti; Bleached performs; director Tommy Wirkola. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC