Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Blackish' on ABC

Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Blackish' on ABC
On Mother's Day a visitor (Raven-Symone) has a surprise in a new "Blackish" on ABC. (Nicole Wilder / ABC)

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The Mysteries of Laura Laura's (Debra Messing) latest murder investigation is linked to a series of robberies. Janel Parrish and Frankie Muniz guest star. 8 p.m. NBC

The Middle Frankie (Patricia Heaton) wants Mother's Day to be different this time. Marsha Mason returns as Frankie's mom. 8 p.m. ABC

American Idol One contestant will be eliminated, leaving three to appear in next week's finale. Martina McBride performs in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

Nature "Parrot Confidential" profiles the species in the wild and in captivity. 8 p.m. KOCE

The Goldbergs Erica (Hayley Orrantia) is serious about her music and applies to the prestigious Juilliard School. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Criminal Minds In the season finale, Kate's (Jennifer Love Hewitt) niece (Hailey Sole) is kidnapped. Joe Mantegna and Thomas Gibson also star. 9 p.m. CBS

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Capt. Cragen (Dann Florek) returns to help when a woman (Samira Wiley) who helped get her father convicted for rape and incest years earlier wants to recant her testimony. Andre Braugher and Robert Sean Leonard also guest star. 9 p.m. NBC

Modern Family Alex (Ariel Winter) learns she has to share the valedictorian title with a rival in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

NOVA Robert Ballard, celebrated for his discovery of the Titanic wreckage, presents a study of a World War II German U-boat whose wreckage was found off the coast of Louisiana. 9 p.m. KOCE

Blackish A Mother's Day visit from Dre's (Anthony Anderson) sister (Raven-Symone) may lead to a revelation in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. ABC

Nashville Following Juliette's (Hayden Panettiere) rooftop concert success, those closest to her suspect she's suffering from postpartum depression. 10 p.m. ABC


Ripper Street A murder inquiry in a curiosity shop reveals a secret dungeon in this new episode of the Victorian-era crime drama. Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg and Jerome Flynn star. 10 p.m. BBC America


CBS This Morning Nikki Haley; Willie Nelson; Kayvon Beykpour. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Taryn Brumfitt; Alan Thicke; Cory Michael Smith; David Burtka; Tituss Burgess. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Bradley Cooper; Mariah Carey. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Corbin Bleu and Harry Shum Jr. ("Face Off"); Lea Thompson ("Stage"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Reese Witherspoon ("Hot Pursuit"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Jeff Garlin and Raven Symone; Willie Nelson; Ciara performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Exercises for the face. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

Wendy Williams Alan Thicke ("Unusually Thicke"). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Helen Hunt; Duff Goldman. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Jerry O'Connell; Gina Rodriguez ("Jane the Virgin"). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Jessie Pavelka; Jennie Garth; Fredrik Eklund ("Million Dollar Listing NY"). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Melissa Rivers discusses her late mother, Joan Rivers. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil An accusation that a cyberbullied 12-year-old did not take her own life, but was killed by her family. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Cristina Ferrare ("Home & Family"). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Diane Keaton ("5 Flights Up"); Hailee Steinfeld ("Pitch Perfect 2"). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Dr. Luis Zayas; Mariel Hemingway. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Helen Hunt; They Might Be Giants perform. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show Susie Essman; author Nicole Wallace. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Kerry Washington; Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Noel Gallagher. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Martin Short; Norah Jones performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Adam Levine; Nicholas Hoult; Maroon 5 performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers Anna Wintour; Willie Nelson; Twin Shadow performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show Dana Carvey; Elizabeth Olsen. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Pete Holmes and Rob Bell; Tennis performs. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC