Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Wednesday, February 27, 2013
February 27, 2013 by Marisa Roffman
Lots of fun stuff tonight, but what has me most excited is PSYCH’s return!
But in case you aren’t counting down the minutes to that premiere, take a look at your other options…
Arrow | 8pm on The CW
“Dead to Rights”
Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Diggle (David Ramsey) learn that Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe) is still alive and his next target is Malcom (John Barrowman). Malcom invites Tommy (Colin Donnell) to attend a benefit honoring Malcom for his work with Starling City but Tommy refuses to attend. Oliver encourages his friend to mend his relationship with his father while he can. Meanwhile, Oliver struggles to balance his new relationship with McKenna (Janina Gavankar) and his duties as Arrow.
The Middle | 8pm on ABC
“Wheel of Pain”
After accidentally breaking the family room window, Axl, Sue and Brick decide to band together and place the blame on the neighborhood bad seed Glossner children. But Frankie and Mike know that the kids aren’t being truthful and put together a wheel of pain, in which the kids must spin the wheel and land on a consequence, hoping that one of them will break down and confess — which puts Sue’s “Sue-weet 16 Party” at risk. Meanwhile, Frankie needs to please her no-nonsense dental assisting school teacher, Mrs. Armwood (Jane Kaczmarek, “Malcolm in the Middle”), in order to obtain a prime dental rotation spot.
Whitney | 8pm on NBC
When R.J. (Tone Bell) and Alex (Chris D’Elia) reminisce about their former motorcycle days, Alex tries to bring the past back to life. Whitney (Whitney Cummings), not as enthused, demands that Alex not get a motorcycle. Meanwhile, without Mark’s (Dan O’Brien) approval, Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) decides to order new beer for the bar, benefiting everyone in the end.
Guys with Kids | 8:30pm on NBC
When Chris (Jesse Bradford) and Sheila (Erinn Hayes) contemplate having another baby together, Nick (Zach Cregger) vows to do whatever it takes to keep them from getting back together. Later, Nick and Emily (Jamie-Lynn Sigler) plan a divorce party to remind Chris of his horrible past with Sheila. Meanwhile, Marny’s (Tempestt Bledsoe) younger sister Bridget (guest star Keshia Knight Pulliam) comes to town and is soon hired as Gary’s (Anthony Anderson) assistant, much to his dismay.
The Neighbors | 8:30pm on ABC
The Weavers and the Bird-Kersees unplug for a weekend of camping in the great outdoors, as Marty tries to prove he’s a “manly man” like his dad, Dominick. Debbie and Jackie work secretly behind the scenes to make the trip a success for an oblivious Marty, but all bets are off when both families have a close encounter of the animal kind.
So much more. Keep reading…Modern Family | 9pm on ABC
Mitch and Cam’s best gal pal, Sal, makes one of her notorious surprise drop-ins, but this time with big news – she’s getting married – tomorrow! Cam and Mitch are the best men, but they can’t help but question whether this party girl can really settle down, and they consider an intervention. Meanwhile, Gloria has trust issues with their new nanny, Claire has a rare bonding moment with Haley, and Phil helps Luke with a girl he likes.
Supernatural | 9pm on The CW
“Remember the Titans”
Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are stumped when they investigate a possible zombie case where an amnesiac man (guest star John Reardon) dies and then revives himself once a day. After the guy is attacked by the goddess Artemis (guest star Anna Von Hooft), Sam and Dean realize he’s not a zombie but instead a god, more specifically, Prometheus.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit | 9pm on NBC
A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star. ADA Barba (guest star Raul Esparza) works to build a case, but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger. The case quickly spirals into a media circus, perpetrated by both the defendant and his uncompromising attorney (guest star Jeffrey Tambor).
Criminal Minds | 9pm on CBS
When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU’s every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him.
Suburgatory | 9:30pm on ABC
When Marty passes away, George is deeply affected and Noah and George have to figure out what to do with his ashes. Meanwhile, Tessa learns that Ryan hasn’t been honest with her, and she has to examine the future of their relationship, as well as her plans for college.
The Americans | 10pm on FX
A crucial agent crumbles under emotional distress and threatens to topple a valuable network of KGB informants. Professionally, Philip and Elizabeth are tasked with infiltrating the FBI’s new communications encryption system while personally they are forced to grapple with one of the darker aspects of life as a spy.
Nashville | 10pm on ABC
Juliette plans a surprise birthday party for Deacon, which is attended by real-life country stars Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Kate York and Kip Moore. During the celebration, Rayna sings, backed up by Pam Tillis and Kate York as themselves, Watty White (JD Souther) and Adria (Erin McCarley). However, Juliette’s own performance is derailed by her mother. As Rayna and Teddy’s divorce moves forward, the tabloids move in, speculating about Rayna’s cheating and thrusting her children into the spotlight; Teddy decides to bring Peggy into his mayoral fold and holds a press conference to make it look like it’s all business; and Gunnar’s brother charms Scarlett with his singing.
Chicago Fire | 10pm on NBC
“Better to Lie”
Old emotional wounds are opened when Lieutenant Severide’s (Taylor Kinney) father Bennie (guest star Treat Williams) comes to town and clashes with Chief Boden (Eamonn Walker) over the death of their former colleague. Mills (Charlie Barnett) helps a distraught driver who caused an accident and Shay (Lauren German) makes a decision about her future with Clarice (guest star Shiri Appleby). Meanwhile, Herrmann (David Eigenberg), Otis (Yuri Sardarov) and Dawson (Monica Raymund) get to the bottom of a mystery about their bar.
Psych | 10pm on USA
After Henry takes a bullet to the chest and is rushed to the hospital fighting for his life, a spiteful Shawn seeks revenge on the shooter and everyone else involved in the scandal.
The Soup | 10pm on E!
A weekly recap of various pop culture and television show moments of the week. The show is hosted by Joel McHale (COMMUNITY), who provides sarcastic and biting commentary on the hottest celeb news events and goofiest reality clips.
- Survivor | 8pm on CBS
- Boston’s Finest | 9pm on TNT
- Southland | 10pm on TNT
What will you be watching?