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.
Tonight in Prime Time
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 (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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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