Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Hot in Cleveland’ on TV Land

George Takei in “Hot in Cleveland” on TV Land.
“Oh, my!” George Takei guest stars in a new episode of “Hot in Cleveland” on TV Land.
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Arrow Another DC Comics character steps into live action as the sinister Deathbolt (Doug Jones) uses blasts of energy and plasma to kill people terrorize the city, forcing Oliver and Ray (Stephen Amell, Brandon Routh) to team up in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

The Middle Frankie and Mike (Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn) aren’t thrilled about Axl and Brick’s (Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer) attitudes in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

The Goldbergs Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is certain that Adam’s (Sean Giambrone) bad grades in Spanish are his teacher’s (Michaela Watkins) fault in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. ABC


Criminal Minds Edward Asner guest stars as Hotch’s (Thomas Gibson) father-in-law, whose Alzheimer’s diagnosis prompts a reunion between the men, in this new episode. 9 p.m. CBS

Supernatural A big step in eradicating the Mark of Cain could be provided by Charlie (Felicia Day), who has located the Book of the Dead, but getting it to Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) isn’t easy, thanks to an assailant (Jeff Branson) who claims the book rightfully is owned by his family. 9 p.m. KTLA

NOVA This new episode, “The Great Math Mystery,” follows astrophysicist Mario Livio and others on a quest to determine just how long mathematics has existed in the world. 9 p.m. KOCE

Nashville Christina Aguilera begins a guest role as a pop star whose concert date in Nashville brings her back together with Jeff (Oliver Hudson), her former love. 10 p.m. ABC

Broadchurch Alec (David Tennant) is thrilled to have the Sandgate case officially reopened, while back in court Sharon (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) attempts to discredit Ellie (Olivia Colman) on the stand. 10 p.m. BBC America

Hot in Cleveland Someone(Craig Ferguson) from Joy’s (Jane Leeves) past appears in this new episode. George Takei guest stars. 10 p.m. TV Land


Kamikaze This new special documents the World War II weaponry used in desperation against U.S. Navy ships. 10 p.m. KOCE



CBS This Morning Jack and Suzy Welch; Maddie & Tae. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal; Camila Alves; Walk the Moon; Jean Chatzky; Katheryn Winnick. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Peter Walsh; Marissa Webb, Banana Republic. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Author Jon Cryer (“So That Happened”); director Chris Messina (“Alex of Venice”); Bailee Madison (“Good Witch”); Judge Lyn Toler (“Divorce Court”); John McEuen. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Nathan Lane (“It’s Only a Play”); David Burtka (“It Shoulda Been You”); Vance Joy performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Paula Faris and Michelle Collins; Bob Saget; Tyson Beckford; Kimberly Schlapman. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Cosmetic surgery; psoriasis; tanning beds. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL


The Wendy Williams Show Brittany Daniel (“The Game”); Katie Lee. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Wanda Sykes. 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Regis Philbin; Mel B. (“America’s Got Talent”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Ne-Yo; Yvette Nicole Brown (“The Odd Couple”). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Getting a good night’s rest; accepting the body one has. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A woman says she grew up in a “house of horrors.” (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Real Regina King (“American Crime”). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jeremy Renner (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”); Rose Byrne; Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth perform. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

SoCal Connected Living near the Hollywood sign. (N) 8 p.m. KCET

Tavis Smiley Noam Chomsky; Tyler, the Creator. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

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

Conan Ice Cube; chef Christina Tosi; Tame Impala performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Michael J. Fox; Amy Sedaris; Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Tim Allen; Kiernan Shipka; Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers 12:36 a.m. KNBC

Late Late Show: James Corden Nick Kroll; Katharine McPhee; Kristen Stewart. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS