Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ on NBC

 Pablo Schreiber in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
A serial rapist (Pablo Schreiber) confronts Benson in court on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
(Michael Parmelee / NBC)

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Revolution Miles (Billy Burke) leads Rachel and Monroe (Elizabeth Mitchell, David Lyons) on an expedition south of the border. Giancarlo Esposito, Kim Raver and Stephen Collins also star in this new episode. 8 p.m. NBC

Arrow Oliver and Felicity (Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards) decide to join Diggle (David Ramsey) on his rescue mission to Russia, but things get complicated when Isabel (Summer Glau) insists on coming along. 8 p.m. KTLA


Law & Order: Special Victims Unit The stress of facing her attacker (Pablo Schreiber) in the courtroom sets back Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) recovery from the ordeal. Dann Florek, Ice-T and Danny Pino also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

Nova The season premiere celebrates NASA’s Kepler telescope discovery of thousands of exo-planets orbiting other stars, including some that may be able to harbor life. 9 p.m. KOCE

Psych In the season premiere, Shawn and Gus (James Roday, Dulé Hill) are in London, where they have another encounter with a notorious art thief (Cary Elwes). Corbin Bernsen, Maggie Lawson and Timothy Omundson also star. 9 p.m. USA

Chicago PD Jason Beghe and Jon Seda lead the cast of his new police drama from the producers of “Chicago Fire.” 10 p.m. NBC

Chasing Shackleton In this new three-part series, adventurer Tim Jarvis reenacts Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Trans-Antarctic Expedition. 10 p.m. KOCE

American Horror Story: Coven Stevie Nicks guest stars. 10 p.m. FX


The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs (“2 Broke Girls”) host this year’s telecast. Sara Bareilles, OneRepublic and Brad Paisley are scheduled to perform. 9 p.m. CBS



CBS This Morning William H. Macy; Dwain Schenck; Joe Scarborough. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Mariska Hargitay; Dick Wolf; Will Forte. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Gabrielle Union; John Travolta; David Zinczenko. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Drea de Matteo (“Free Ride”); Heather Dubrow; chef Susan Feniger. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Penn Jillette. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Jessica Simpson; Kellan Lutz (“The Legend of Hercules”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Chris Harrison; Emeril Lagasse; Rocco DiSpirito. (N) 10 a.m. KABC


The Wendy Williams Show Mark Consuelos (“Alpha House”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Kristen Bell; Lisa Ingrassia. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs; James Van Der Beek; ZZ Ward. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Belly fat; packaged foods for dieters; metabolism booster. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A man denies raping his wife and molesting their two toddlers. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Kim Gravel (“Kim of Queens”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Reimagining life; chef Michael Symon; Wanda Sykes. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Mark Wahlberg and Taylor Kitsch; Tamar Braxton performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Body art exhibits; rapper the Vegan Boss. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

The Arsenio Hall Show Wayne Brady; Kym Whitley; Lil Duval; J. Chris Newberg. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Poet Nikki Giovanni. 11 p.m. KOCE

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

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

Chelsea Lately Fortune Feimster; Dov Davidoff; Amy Adams. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Patton Oswalt; David Mizejewski; the Kin. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Ishmael Beah. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jay Leno Steve Carell; Kathryn Hahn; Jake Clemons performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Scarlett Johansson; John Grant performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Sofia Vergara; Emmy Rossum; Yuna performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Jimmy Fallon William H. Macy; Bethenny Frankel; Michael Chiarello. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Mark Wahlberg; Michaela Conlin. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call Vanish Valley performs; Brody Stevens. (N) 1:36 a.m. KNBC