Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘My Wild Affair’ on PBS

Chantek on “My Wild Affair” on PBS.
An orangutan was raised as a human child in a new episode of “My Wild Affair” on PBS.
(Michelle Philippe / PBS)

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So You Think You Can Dance Misty Copeland serves as a guest judge and Lucy Hale performs in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

My Wild Affair The new episode “The Ape Who Went to College” documents the case of Chantek, an orangutan who was treated just like a human youngster at an American university during the 1970s and 1980s. 8 p.m. KOCE. The reproductive habits of orangutans in nature are revealed surveyed in a new episode of “Sex in the Wild.” 10 p.m. KOCE

Extant John (Goran Visnjic) can sense that something is amiss with Molly (Halle Berry), but she won’t tell him what it is, in this new episode. Pierce Gagnon also stars. 9 p.m. CBS

Bring It! In the season premiere, dance coach Dianna “Miss D” Williams begins building a new team with annual tryouts, where even veteran dancers must prove they still have the talent. 9 p.m. Lifetime


Suits When Logan Sanders (Brendan Hines) is summoned to the SEC for questioning, Harvey (Gabriel Macht) tries to seize the opportunity to put an end to the takeover of Gillis Industries. 9 p.m. USA

Taxi Brooklyn An assault on a prison van leaves two female inmates dead and sets four free. One of the escaped fugitives (Erin Wilhelmi) witnessed the murder of Cat’s (Chyler Leigh) father. Jacky Ido, Ally Walker, James Colby and Jennifer Esposito also star. 10 p.m. NBC

Motive When a diner owner (Jennifer Irwin) dies in a suspicious fire at her business the killer is thought at first to be the victim’s ex-convict son (Max Lloyd Jones) but, the perpetrator may be a vengeful ex-employee (Zoe De Grand’Maison) who was starting a romance with the son. Kristin Lehman and Louis Ferreira star in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC

Restaurant: Impossible Chef Robert Irvine visits a diner in Georgia, where a failing business is hurting a friendship. 10 p.m. Food

Graceland Paige (Serinda Swan) has a run-in with human traffickers while she is undercover in a new episode. 10 p.m. USA

Jennifer Falls Jennifer (Jaime Pressly) starts seeing a psychiatrist in order to better handle her mother (Jessica Walter) in this new episode. 10:30 p.m. TV Land




CBS This Morning David Kahan, Birkenstock. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Professional surfers Kelly Slater, Gabriel Medina and Coco Ho; Robin Wright. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Tori Spelling (“Mystery Girls”). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Hank Azaria (“Ray Donovan”); Jennifer Morrison (“Once Upon a Time”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Stephanie Ruhle; Eric Stonestreet; Colbie Caillat performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Former Miss America Kirsten Haglund. 11 a.m. KCAL

Wendy Williams Rapper Master P. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV


The Talk (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Phylicia Rashad. 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Fighting cellulite. 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman says her fiance’s ex-girlfriend is jealous and obsessed with them. 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie An organization helps women prepare to get and keep jobs; makeovers; double-lung transplants. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Hayden Panettiere. 4 p.m. KNBC

Between the Lines With Barry Kibrick Author Jeffrey Bennett (“Math for Life”). 9 p.m. KLCS

Tavis Smiley Rubén Blades. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart George Takei. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Frank Grillo. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Stephen Moyer; Boy & Bear performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

Arsenio Hall Jackie Christie. 11:30 p.m. KTLA

Colbert Mary Mazzio and Oscar Vazquez. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Robin Wright; Josh Charles; Weezer performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Eric Stonestreet; Brody Dalle performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

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

Late Night: Seth Meyers Ricky Gervais; Zac Posen; G-Eazy performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Larry King. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS


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