Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Life on Fire’ on KCTS
TV picks for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, include the series finale of the PBS volcano documentary series “Life on Fire” on KCTS, “Modern Family” on ABC and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” on NBC.
Tonight in Prime Time
‘Life on Fire’
This series, which looks at different volcanoes around the world, comes to a close with an episode focusing on animals in the Tongan archipelago. 10 p.m. Wednesday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/listings).
Also on Wednesday
“American Idol,” 8 p.m. (Fox): “Hollywood Week, Part 1”: Hopefuls try to make it to the semifinal round
“Modern Family,” 9 p.m. (ABC): When the lead in the school’s production of “Phantom of the Opera’’ gets sick, Manny is willing to do anything to land the lead; Phil and Jay wind up in a golf-off with Mitch and Pepper; Gloria and Alex visit a psychic.
“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” 9 p.m. (NBC): When a janitor violently attacks a coach, the SVU team connects the janitor’s behavior to a history of sexual abuse; the detectives find more victims of the same predator — including a prisoner (Mike Tyson) on death row.
“CSI,” 10 p.m. (CBS): When Detective Mac Taylor arrives in Las Vegas to find his girlfriend missing, he teams up with D.B. to find her.
“The Americans,” 10 p.m. (FX): Philip and Elizabeth are given an urgent task to plant a bug in Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger’s office; Stan closes in on a member of the Soviet Rezidentura.
“Top Chef: Seattle,” 10 p.m. (Bravo): King crab in the Quickfire; salmon and sourdough in the Elimination Challenge.
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