Wednesday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Bridge’ on FX

Franka Potente in the season finale of “The Bridge” on FX.
Eleanor (Franka Potente) hopes for closure in the season finale of “The Bridge” on FX.
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The Mysteries of Laura Laura and Jake (Debra Messing, Josh Lucas) must work together when an investigation leads to the scene of their first date. 8 p.m. NBC

The Middle Frankie and Mike (Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn) look for second jobs to help pay for Sue’s (Eden Sher) college tuition in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

Hell’s Kitchen The chefs’ knowledge of food pairing is tested. 8 p.m. Fox


SoCal Connected A look at the use of drugs to subdue nursing home residents. 8 p.m. KCET

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, A Nature Special Presentation This new episode of the documentary miniseries focuses on newly hatched emperor penguins. 8 p.m. KOCE

Criminal Minds An experienced FBI operative (Jennifer Love Hewitt) joins the team as they’re on their way to probe a crime spree in Bakersfield. Kerr Smith. 9 p.m. CBS

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit A case sends Rollins (Kelli Giddish) back to Atlanta in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

Modern Family Gloria and Jay (Sofia Vergara, Ed O’Neill) have an anniversary approaching in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

Red Band Society Jordi (Nolan Sotillo) gets an expected visitor in this new episode. 9 p.m. Fox

Blackish Dre (Anthony Anderson) isn’t thrilled that Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) already has had “the talk” with Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. ABC

Stalker Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott play new partners in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Threat Assessment Unit in this new procedural drama. 10 p.m. CBS


Chicago PD A friend of Voight (Jason Beghe) falls prey to a serial murderer in this new episode. 10 p.m. NBC

Nashville The success of Will’s (Chris Carmack) album prompts Rayna (Connie Britton) to promote her own on “Good Morning America” in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC

The Bridge Marco’s (Demian Bichir) loyalty is put to the test while Sonya (Diane Kruger) attempts to tie up loose ends and Eleanor (Franka Potente) yearns for closure in the season finale. 10 p.m. FX


CBS This Morning Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.); Maggie Q.; Diann Eisnor. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Neil Patrick Harris; Glenn Close; Blake Shelton performs; Jay Leno. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Breast cancer; Dr. Kristi Funk; Smokey Robinson and Aloe Blacc perform. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Alison Sweeney; Blair Underwood; former Mayor Richard Riordan (R-Los Angeles); Tom Bergeron. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV


Live With Kelly and Michael Tyler Perry (“Gone Girl”); Ana Gasteyer performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Jeff Garlin; Ron Perlman. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show How the U.S. is preparing for the Ebola virus; Robin Thicke. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A controversial ad campaign promoting plant-based diets. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Jordin Sparks. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Jennifer Love Hewitt; Tyler Oakley; the Band Perry performs. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Chef Sunny Anderson; James Van Der Beek. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Patricia Heaton; Boris Kodjoe; Wolfgang Puck. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Christopher Meloni. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A woman wants to move to Ghana to be with her online fiance. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Alex & Sierra perform. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wanda Sykes; Alison Sweeney; Jason Aldean. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.); Anna Gunn. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show Lena Dunham. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Nick Offerman; Jerrod Carmichael; Pete Correale. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Adm. Mike Mullen. (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Jennifer Garner; John Mulaney; Lady Antebellum performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Bill O’Reilly; Cristin Milioti. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Tim Allen; Anna Gunn; the Madden Brothers perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night: Seth Meyers Neil Patrick Harris; Rita Wilson; the Both. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Jerrod Carmichael; the So So Glos perform. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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