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Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Extant’ on CBS

Halle Berry in “Extant” on CBS.
Molly (Halle Berry) returns to space to protect Earth in the season finale of “Extant.”
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SERIES

America’s Got Talent Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Pitbull and Train will perform before Nick Cannon reveals the winner in the season finale. 8 p.m. NBC

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History A devastating illness leaves the political future — and life — of FDR (voice of Edward Herrmann) in jeopardy as the new Ken Burns miniseries continues. 8 and 10 p.m. KOCE

Red Band Society Red is the color of the wristbands worn by young patients in the pediatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital in this new drama. Octavia Spencer portrays a nurse who shows the youths — including a comatose one played by Griffin Gluck — great compassion as they also get support from one another. Dave Annable also stars. 9 p.m. Fox

Legends After a shootout with the smuggling crew, Martin (Sean Bean) takes Dobson (Kirk Acevedo) into custody and has to get him medical attention in this new episode. 9 p.m. TNT

Extant The season finale puts Molly (Halle Berry) back in orbit to try to keep lethal spores from reaching Earth. Goran Visnjic and Pierce Gagnon also star with guest star Charlie Bewley. 10 p.m. CBS

The Mysteries of Laura Debra Messing stars in this new comedy as a New York homicide detective with young twin sons and a soon-to-be ex-husband (Josh Lucas) — who happens to be her new boss. Laz Alonso co-stars. 10 p.m. NBC

Restaurant: Impossible In this new episode chef Robert Irvine (who served in the British military) visits an American Army base at Fort Bragg, N.C., where one of the only full-service restaurants on the post — the Green Beret Club — is badly in need of a rescue. 10 p.m. Food

Franklin & Bash In this new episode Peter’s (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) mother (Jane Seymour) brings the boys a case involving an injured stripper. Breckin Meyer and Reed Diamond also star and Kevin McKidd and James Remar guest star. 10 p.m. TNT

 

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Mr. Cory’s Cookies founder, 10-year-old Cory Nieves. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Debra Messing; Dawn Wells; Paolo Nutini performs; Craig Ferguson; Debra Messing. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Liam Neeson; Jane Fonda; Clean Bandit performs; “Dancing With the Stars.” (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton (“The X Factor”); Debra Messing and Josh Lucas (“The Mysteries of Laura”); Leann Rimes; Justin Long (“Tusk”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Julianna Margulies; Jeff Probst; chef Eric Ripert. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Neil Patrick Harris; Tim McGraw performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Children battle a mystery lung virus; Robin Williams’ death. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A vicious dog attack; a girl who survived a horrific lawnmower accident; a new anti-cellulite serum. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Sherri Shepherd. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Smokey Robinson performs; David Arquette. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Bob Harper (“The Biggest Loser”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Goldie Hawn; “Sesame Street.” (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Meredith Vieira Show Octavia Spencer. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Sisters say their mom is leading a secret sex life while maintaining the facade of a happy marriage. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ty Burrell; Hank Azaria; Bastille performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR ;12:30 a.m. KOCE

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

Conan Marisa Tomei; Jim Jefferies; Old Crow Medicine Show performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Viggo Mortensen. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Liam Neeson; Terry Gilliam; Tim McGraw performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Michael Cera. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Ty Burrell; Len Goodman; Paolo Nutini performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Rita Moreno. (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night With Seth Meyers Tina Fey; Adam Pally; Grouplove performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Paul Reiser; Aimee Garcia. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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