Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Law & Order: SVU’ on NBC

Bradley Whitford guest stars in a new episode of “Law & Order: SVU”

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The Face The latest winner is announced on the modeling competition’s second-season finale. 8 p.m. Oxygen

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit “The West Wing’s” Bradley Whitford plays a TV producer facing shocking charges in this new episode; Jeffrey Tambor, Geraldo Rivera and Ann Curry also guest star. 9 p.m. NBC

Nova Researchers try to figure out “Why Sharks Attack” in this new episode. 9 p.m. KOCE


Hollywood Exes Shanna Moakler, former spouse of Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, joins the cast on the reality series’ season premiere. 9 p.m. VH1

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Treat Williams guest stars on the drama’s season finale. 10 p.m. CBS

Restaurant: Impossible Chef Robert Irvine takes a look back on the restaurant-makeover series’ 100th episode. 10 p.m. Food Network


Breaking Barriers This new special surveys recent efforts to surpass the current land-speed record. 8 p.m. National Geographic Channel


CBS This Morning Author Dan Brown. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Seth Rogen; Elizabeth Olsen; Luke Russert; Joy Bauer; Kristen Bell. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


Good Morning America Jenny McCarthy; Ricki Lake; Sarah McLachlan performs; Michael Sam. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Harry Connick, Jr. (“American Idol”); Jane Leeves (“Hot in Cleveland”); Zoe Saldana (“Rosemary’s Baby”); Amy Purdy (“Dancing With the Stars”); Megan Boone (“The Blacklist”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Jenny McCarthy; Michael’s mom; MKTO performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Patricia Heaton; Jon Cryer; Lynne Cheney; Sarah Drew. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Ronnie Dunn; diet-pills; laser melts away fat; new way to memorialize the deceased. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show John Leguizamo (“Chef”); Dr. Lamm answers viewers’ questions. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk George Lopez; Big Boy; Jason Santos. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Queen’s Ultimate Mom Dance-Off competition; Scott Caan; Sara Gilbert; Boy George. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL


The Dr. Oz Show Losing fat; low-carb breads; accomplishing health goals. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil Michelle Knight, one of three women abducted by Ariel Castro and held for more than a decade. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie A boy who is losing his eyesight creates a bucket list; opera singer Jessye Norman. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Julia Roberts (“The Normal Heart”); Ray LaMontagne performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Arsenio Hall Show Bill Cosby; Jerrika Hinton (“Grey’s Anatomy”). (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Gov. Peter Shumlin (D-Vt.); Ken Cook. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

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

Conan Sharon Osbourne; Paul F. Tompkins; Emily Heller. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report David Remnick. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Zac Efron; Guy Fieri; Jadeveon Clowney; Sarah McLachlan performs with the Roots. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Mariah Carey; Rick Harrison; the Whigs perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Pharrell Williams performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Sarah Jessica Parker; Anna Wintour; Rich Eisen; the 1975 performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Patton Oswalt; Megan Boone. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call With Carson Daly Marc Maron; Kaiser Chiefs perform; Chuck E. Weiss. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC


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