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Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Animal Practice' on NBC

October 09, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • A high profile patient brings fame to Dr. Yamamoto (Bobby Lee) in a new episode of the comedy "Animal Practice" at 8 p.m. on NBC.
A high profile patient brings fame to Dr. Yamamoto (Bobby Lee) in a new episode… (Neil Jacobs / NBC )

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This week's TV Movies  



Arrow: This new action drama, adapted from a DC Comics character, stars Stephen Amell as a billionaire playboy who returns home after five years as a shipwrecked castaway determined to right the wrongs of society in general and his past in particular. Paul Blackthorne, Katie Cassidy and David Ramsey also star (8 p.m. KTLA).

Nature: Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan searches for the Siberian tiger in the season premiere (8 p.m. KOCE).

Criminal Minds: When two murder victims are found within hours of each other, one in Los Angeles and one in San Diego, Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and the team suspect a pair of killers working together. Kim Wayans and Mackenzie Phillips guest star in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit:  A young author (Anna Chlumsky) of an erotic novel with an S&M theme is date-raped by a television host (Roger Bart). Mariska Hargitay and Kelli Giddish star in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC).

Supernatural: Kevin, Sam and Dean (Osric Chau, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) rescue Kevin's mother (Lauren Tom) after finding her surrounded by Crowley's (Mark Sheppard) demons in this new episode (9 p.m. KTLA).

Chicago Fire: The professional lives, personal demons and interpersonal conflicts of firefighters, paramedics and rescue personnel are at the heart of this new drama from Dick Wolf. Jesse Spencer and Terry Kinney star (10 p.m. NBC).

Nashville: Connie Britton stars as a veteran songbird who suddenly finds her life and her career impinged upon by a marginally talented sexpot (Hayden Panettiere). Powers Boothe and Eric Close also star in this new drama (10 p.m. ABC).

Nova scienceNow: New York Times technology reporter David Pogue takes over as host of the series as it embarks on its new season (10 p.m. KOCE).


Baseball: The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds (1 p.m. TBS) (If necessary). The Baltimore Orioles visit the New York Yankees (4:30 p.m. TBS). The Detroit Tigers visit the Oakland Athletics (4:30 p.m. TNT) (If necessary).

Women's basketball: WNBA playoffs: The Sparks visit the Minnesota Lynx (5 p.m. ESPN2).

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