Wednesday TV Picks: 'Suburgatory' on ABC
TV picks for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, include "Suburgatory" on ABC; "Survivor: Philippines" on CBS; and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" on NBC.
Tonight in Prime Time
This charming sitcom is back for a second season with all the elements that continue to make it so enjoyable: a great supporting cast of comedians (Cheryl Hines, Ana Gasteyer, Alan Tudyk) that continues to deliver, Jeremy Sisto's charming and relatable single father, and a standout lead performance from Jane Levy as a teenager trying to cope with the horrors of suburbia. 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on ABC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Wednesday
"Survivor: Philippines," 8 p.m. (CBS): Contestants take part in a down-and-dirty battle for a fruitful feast; opposing tribes make an unprecedented move.
"Nature," 8 p.m. (KCTS): Snowy owls on the North Slope of Alaska struggle daily to take care of owlets until they are able to fly on their own.
"The Black Cat" (1934), 8 p.m. (TCM): Stranded Budapest honeymooners follow a mad doctor to a black-lipped architect's Art Deco manor.
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," 9 p.m. (NBC): The kidnapping of a young boy reminds Cragen, Munch and Benson of an unsolved case from 13 years earlier.
"Supernatural," 9 p.m. (CW): As Dean and Sam investigate a strange murder in a college town, they discover two dead bodies and disturbing video footage.
"Halloween" (1980), 10 p.m. (AMC): John Carpenter's chiller about an escaped maniac who returns to his Illinois hometown to continue his bloody rampage.
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