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Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

An Affair of the Heart: Rick Springfield   8 p.m., Epix

Who knew? There is still a rabid fandom around Rick Springfield. Some 40 years after “Jessie’s Girl” and Springfield’s turn on “General Hospital’’ as Dr. Noah Drake, the guy still inspires a devoted following of women and their long-suffering husbands. While touching on Springfield’s depression and suicide attempt, as well as the strains on his marriage, this documentary focuses on the reciprocity between Springfield and his worshipers. I guess, like Deadheads or Parrotheads, they should be called, uh, Rick-heads.

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