For Wednesday, May 1 2013 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Arrow (The CW, 8 p.m.) – “The Undertaking” – Finding it difficult to mend fences with Tommy (Colin Donnell) and Diggle (David Ramsey), Oliver (Stephen Amell) instead focuses on crossing another name off the list. While digging through a crooked accountant’s laptop, Felicity (guest star Emily Bett Rickards) discovers a transaction that could help Oliver find Walter. To reconfirm the lead, Oliver gambles that Felicity can be counted on in the field. In a flashback, Malcolm (guest star John Barrowman) reveals to Robert Queen (guest star Jamey Sheridan) and Frank Chen (guest star Chin Han) painful details surrounding his wife’s murder, and how that shaped his plans for the Glades. Meanwhile, Tommy stuns Laurel (Katie Cassidy) with the truth.
Modern Family (ABC, 9 p.m.) – “Career Day” – Phil (Ty Burrell) is jazzed to share the wonders of residential real estate with Luke (Nolan Gould) and Manny’s (Rico Rodriguez) classmates for career day, but unfortunately for Phil, his nemesis, Gil Thorpe (guest star Rob Riggle), shows up and things get ugly. Meanwhile, Gloria (Sofia Vergara) challenges Jay’s (Ed O’Neill) claims of always wanting to become a novelist, forcing Jay to take some shameful measures, and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) make a costly mistake while executing tooth fairy duties.
Supernatural (The CW, 9 p.m.) – “The Great Escapist” – When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) receive a distressing video message from Kevin Tran (guest star Osric Chau), they set about trying to uncover the Third Trial. The boys make a discovery that sends them to a casino in Colorado, to find a mysterious recluse (guest star Curtis Armstrong) who may be able to fill in the holes in Kevin’s research. Meanwhile, Crowley (guest star Mark Sheppard) is on a winning streak. Castiel (Misha Collins) tries to elude Naomi (guest star Amanda Tapping) and the angels hunting him.
How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (ABC, 9:30 p.m.) – “How to Run the Show” – Elaine (Elizabeth Perkins) and Max (Brad Garrett) encourage Polly (Sarah Chalke) to put her needs first, as they did when Polly was growing up, and offer to babysit Natalie (Rachel Eggleston), so Polly can spend time out with Scott (guest star Reid Scott). But they get a quick lesson in parenting the middle ground between letting kids run the show and ending up on a milk carton.
Nashville (ABC, 10 p.m.) – “Take These Chains from My Heart” – Liam (Michiel Huisman) invites Rayna (Connie Britton) to run away with him to finish her album, and Deacon (Charles Esten) is surprised by his own reaction, as well as Stacey’s (Susan Misner) accusations. Jolene (Sylvia Jeffries) warns Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) about Dante’s (Jay Hernandez) loyalty, which only drives the two women further apart. Teddy (Eric Close) faces off with Peggy (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) about the leaks, and in the wake of her father’s illness, Tandy (Judith Hoag) proposes a new alliance to Coleman (Robert Ray Wisdom). Meanwhile Gunnar (Sam Palladio) tries out some new music, and Avery (Jonathan Jackson) and Scarlett (Clare Bowen) reconnect.
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