Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

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Hero Dog Awards 8 p.m., Hallmark

The American Humane Association is holding the third annual awards show for good dogs. Joey Lawrence is the host; Betty White, Marlee Matlin, Esai Morales, and Jennifer Coolidge from “Best in Show” are presenters; and I am a viewer. Pictured: actress Bailee Madison and Bronx.

The Tomorrow People 9 p.m., The CW


Like “Arrow” right before it, this show gains a significant number of viewers once you factor in DVR viewing. About pretty young people with special powers at war with a nefarious group called Ultra, the show is neither special nor ultra special. Pictured (from left): Robbie Amell, Peyton List, and Luke Mitchell.

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The Middle 8 p.m., ABC

Walk on the Child Side.

Super Fun Night 9:30 p.m., ABC

They’re Waiting for a Man.


Anna Nicole 8 p.m., Lifetime

White Light / White Hair.

Criminal Minds 9 p.m., CBS

Who Loves the Gun.

Nashville 10 p.m., ABC



Halloween 8 p.m., AMC

Halloween Afraid.

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