October is here! Besides Halloween tricks and pumpkin treats, TV fans can prepare for the continuing premieres of favorite oldies and new goodies. So, what’s on TV tonight? Set that DVR, because Wednesday has a string of shows ready to air.
The CW is kicking off the night at 8 p.m. EDT with a special recap program for those who missed season one of “Arrow.” Then, at 9:30, ABC is airing the brand new Rebel Wilson-led comedy, “Super Fun Night.”
Things become a little hectic at 10 p.m. NBC will be debuting its new crime drama, “Ironside,” Bravo will air the season 11 premiere of “Top Chef,” and Ovation has a brand new series that Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe fans won’t want to miss, “A Young Doctor’s Notebook.”
Round out your night at 10:30 p.m. when E! debuts its new series, “The Soup Investigates.”
Check out episode descriptions for Wednesday’s lineup below and let us know what you’ll be tuning in to watch:
“Arrow: Year One” (8 p.m. on the CW)
Never heard of Oliver Queen? Meet “Arrow,” the hottest new superhero, in this special recap of season 1 before season 2 airs next week. If you’re already hooked on the Stephen Amell series, tune in for a special sneak peek at what’s ahead in the new season.
“Super Fun Night” (9:30 p.m. on ABC)
In a last-minute switchup, ABC announced at the end of September that instead of airing the pilot episode of “Super Fun Night” it would air the second episode, “Anything For Love.” In “Anything For Love,” Kimmie (Rebel Wilson) tries to get her friends to branch out and try something they’ve never done before. But when she finds out their next “super fun night” is at a piano bar she’s a little hesitant. Why? Because of her fear of singing in public.
Meanwhile, Kendall (Kate Jenkinson) “can’t understand why Richard (Kevin Bishop) and Kimmie are friends … and plans to do something about it.”
“Ironside” (10 p.m. on NBC)
In the pilot episode of this new cop drama, viewers will meet New York detective Robert Ironside (Blair Underwood). In a wheelchair after being shot in the line of duty, Ironside and his team “solve the city's most difficult and notorious crimes.”
“Top Chef” (10 p.m. on Bravo)
Welcome “Top Chef” to New Orleans for its 11th season. Meet the new chef’s competing for the title during the premiere episode.
“A Young Doctor’s Notebook” (10 p.m. on Ovation)
“Mad Men’s” Jon Hamm and “Harry Potter’s” Daniel Radcliffe star in this new black comedy series “based on the memoirs of a young doctor’s life in a remote village in early 20th century Russia.”
According to Ovation, the story is told through the eyes of an older version of the doctor … who is now opiate-addicted.
“The Soup Investigates” (10:30 p.m. on E!)
“Soup” host and comedian Joel McHale leads this new “tongue-in-cheek segment show” that is described as the pop culture version of “The Daily Show.”