Skip to main content

Originally published Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 5:32 AM

  • Share:
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Wednesday TV Picks: ‘Spell-Mageddon’ on ABC Family

TV picks for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, include “Spell-Mageddon” on ABC Family, “Broadchurch” on BBC America and “Camp” on NBC.

Tonight in Prime Time

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >



This loud competition series feels like a cross between a spelling bee and the show “Wipeout.” Contestants have to face obstacles (the premiere episode featured something called the “Splash Chamber”) before remembering to spell each word. Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro. 9 p.m. Wednesday on ABC Family. (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Wednesday

“Broadchurch,” 7 p.m. (BBC America): Fingerprints at the murder scene lead Hardy and Miller to a surprising suspect; Steve Connelly has a message for Beth.

“Born Yesterday” (1950), 8 p.m. (TCM): A scrap-metal tycoon pays a Washington newsman to make his girlfriend couth.

“Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” 9 p.m. (History): Larry discovers how terriers have combated New York City’s rat problem; the best place to live the good Russian life; Larry brings his basketball skills to Harlem’s Rucker Park.

“Love Thy Neighbor,” 9 p.m. (OWN): After being accused of infidelity, Danny fears for his safety.

“Camp,” 10:01 p.m. (NBC): Mack offers to host a wedding for Grace’s dads; Roger throws a bachelor party in an effort to attract more gay people to Ridgefield; Sarah suffers the social consequences of the scandal; Kip decides to pursue Marina.

“Necessary Roughness,” 10:01 p.m. (USA): Dr. Dani searches for her missing client; the V3 scandal comes to a head; TK may be benched for the big game; Nico has a surprise visitor.

The New York Times

Relive the magic

Relive the magic

Shop for unique souvenirs highlighting great sports moments in Seattle history.



NDN Video

The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►