Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘Modern Family’ on ABC

Ty Burrell in “Modern Family” on ABC.
A Down Under vacation on “Modern Family.” With Ty Burrell.
(Matt Klitscher / ABC)

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Arrow After Roy (Colton Haynes) goes into a rage and engages in a deadly battle with a police officer, Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes the mirakuru has taken him over completely and tries to figure out how to stop him in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

American Idol The six finalists each perform a country song and a rock ‘n’ roll song. 8 p.m. Fox

Nature This new episode document Snow monkeys in Japan as they prepare and cope with changing seasons. 8 p.m. KOCE


Melissa & Joey Joe (Joey Lawrence) is delighted to inherit a chair from his grandmother but Mel (Melissa Joan Hart) finds the chair hideous. 8 p.m. ABC Family

Baby Daddy When Bonnie (Melissa Peterman) is feeling underappreciated and goes on strike, Ben (Jean-Luc Bilodeau) sees how much the boys need her in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. ABC Family

The 100 Bellamy (Bob Morley) leads his crew into Grounder territory to look for Octavia (Marie Avgeropoulos) while flashbacks tell the story of Bellamy’s and Octavia’s early years on the Ark in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Modern Family The whole family joins Phil (Ty Burrell) on a trip to Australia to fulfill his mother’s wish that he see the land where he was conceived in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

Nashville In this new episode cast members perform songs from the show, and the songs’ writers share the process of bringing their work to television. With cast members Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio and Lennon and Maisy Stella, and songwriters Trent Dabbs and Caitlyn Smith. 10 p.m. ABC


CBS This Morning Brian Kelly. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Peter Souhleris and Dave Seymour; A Great Big World performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Tom Green; Bill Medley (“The Time of My Life”); Carol Leifer. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Carla Hall. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Kate Upton; Paul Wesley; Neon Trees performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Chris Harrison; Sarah Hyland; Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott; Elizabeth Warren. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors What may be in food; nutrition labels; insect-based diets. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Susan Lucci (“Devious Maids”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Wilmer Valderrama; Damon Williams; chef Enzo Febbraro. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


The Queen Latifah Show David Alan Grier; the stars of “Deadliest Catch"; Cole Hauser; Little Dragon performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show A mysterious additive keeps people addicted to soda and other foods; dangers of crossing the legs. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman with obsessive-compulsive disorder focuses on making herself more attractive than her sister. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Male detractors say Steve broke the man code. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Teaching children about money; Dominic Monaghan (“Wild Things”); getting vacation deals. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Annette Bening; Loni Love; Mace Maya; tWitch. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick Walter Isaacson discusses Albert Einstein. 9 p.m. KLCS

The Arsenio Hall Show NeNe Leakes and Tony Dovolani; Patrick and Gina Neely; Earthquake; Samantha Ronson. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Rapper Nas. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Robin Roberts. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Guest hosts Loni Love and Mekhi Phifer. (N) 11 p.m. E!

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

The Colbert Report Basketball coach John Calipari. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Cameron Diaz; Jim Gaffigan; Future and Pusha T. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Sally Field; Timothy Simons; NeedToBreathe performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Tim Allen; Ginnifer Goodwin; Foster the People perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Colin Quinn; Paramore performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show: Craig Ferguson Eddie Izzard; Lyle Lovett performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call Brett Gelman; Sir Sly performs; Skaters perform. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC