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Originally published Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:30 AM

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Wednesday TV Picks: ‘The Americans’ series premiere on FX

TV picks for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, include the series premiere of “The Americans” on FX, “Arrow” on The CW and “Suburgatory” on ABC.

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‘The Americans’

This new period drama looks promising. It follows two KGB spies (Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell) posing as a married American couple in the suburban Washington, D.C., area right after the election of Ronald Reagan as president. Series premiere, 10 p.m. Wednesday on FX (

Also on Wednesday

“Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials,” 8 p.m. (CBS): Viewers’ votes determine the greatest advertisements that have aired during the Super Bowl; hosts Boomer Esiason and Aisha Tyler.

“Arrow,” 8 p.m. (CW): When Thea gets caught using a drug called vertigo, Oliver decides to find the dealer; Laurel defends Thea; Felicity shares disturbing news about Moira.

“Nova,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): “Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby?”: Investigators use forensic and behavioral science techniques to determine what happened to Charles Lindbergh’s baby.

“Suburgatory,” 9:31 p.m. (ABC): When Yakult feels depressed, Dallas asks Yoni (Wilmer Valderrama) for help; the Shays ask Tessa to set Lisa up on a date.

“Chicago Fire,” 10 p.m. (NBC): A man dies in a fire set by a troubled teenager; Severide contacts his father; Otis fills in for some shifts at the slowest firehouse in the city; Shay and Dawson wind up in a bad situation.

“Bobby’s Dinner Battle,” 10 p.m. (Food): Steve and Kat’s party feels more Prohibition than speak-easy; Marc and Ryan serve everything but the kitchen sink; Doris and John use dinner theater antics.

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