Television

Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

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The Bridge 10 p.m., FX

I like a lot about this series, a drama set on the border of Juarez and El Paso, including the title sequence. Cable has really ushered the art of opening credits back into vogue, from “The Sopranos” and “Six Feet Under” to “Dexter” and “Homeland.” The opening of “The Bridge” is brief but haunting, with images of border towns and, finally, a mass grave, dissolving in heat. Ryan Bingham sings his rootsy song “Until I’m One With You,” with a voice that sounds rusted and pained. Love it. Pictured: Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger.

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Modern Dads 10:30 p.m., A&E

They say an awful new reality show is hatched every four minutes in America. Tonight’s premiere is about four stay-at-home fathers in Austin, Texas, who are trying hard to prove that they have not been emasculated. They’re just big kids baby-sitting for little kids, in case you’re missing the days of “Three Men and a Baby” and “Mr. Mom.”

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Here Comes Honey Boo Boo 9 p.m., TLC

Mama June gets her chins vacuumed. They’re her crumb shelves.

Broadchurch 10 p.m., BBC America

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Who done dunit?

The Soup: Live 500th Episode 10 p.m., E!

Hail McHale.

Matthew Gilbert can be reached at gilbert@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.
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