The Middle, Happy Town, and Sharon Stone on Law and Order: SVU

By Stefanie Lee

Apr 28, 2010

8:30 p.m., ABC

The Middle

Axl's (Charlie McDermott) ex-girlfriend Morgan (Alexa Vega) tries to win him back, and Brick's (Atticus Shaffer) paternal instincts emerge when he takes care of a baby chick for a science project.

9 p.m., ABC

Modern Family

Phil's (Ty Burrell) father (guest star Fred Willard) arrives for a visit and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) offers to fill the vacant drummer spot in Dylan's band. (P.S. The Modern Family cast is also on Top Chef Masters tonight; the contestants will be making them dinner at 10 p.m. on BRAVO.)

Series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Happy Town

In the series premiere, Henley Boone (Lauren German) arrives in Haplin, Minnesota on the same day that a gruesome murder occurs at a local pond and ruins Deputy Tommy Conroy's (Geoff Stults) planned boat launch.

10 p.m., NBC

Law and Order: SVU

Sharon Stone guest-stars as District Attorney Jo Marlowe, who also happens to be Stabler's (Christopher Meloni) former partner. She requests Stabler and Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) assistance in a case involving a father accused of murdering his daughters.

11:35 p.m., CBS

Late Show with David Letterman

Dave welcomes Robert Downey, Jr.

Also on the airwaves...
America's Next Top Model, 8 p.m., CW
American Idol, 9 p.m., FOX
Mercy, 8 p.m., NBC
Fly Girls, 9 p.m., CW
Cougar Town, 9:30 p.m., ABC
High Society, Season 1 finale, 9:30 p.m., CW
Dog the Bounty Hunter, 10 p.m., A&E;
South Park, 10 p.m., COMEDY
In Plain Sight, 10 p.m., USA
Ugly Americans, Season 1 finale, 10:30 p.m., COMEDY
NBA Basketball Playoffs: Jazz v. Nuggets
MLB Baseball: Twins v. Tigers

What are you watching tonight?

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  • YaitsMaryy Apr 29, 2010

    Ummmm HELLO people??!!! Lie to Me rerun on tonight at 8 on FOX!!!

  • Tom3345 Apr 28, 2010

    Modern Family and Happy Town.

  • txgirl75 Apr 28, 2010

    The middle is about it for me on Wednesday nights. I don't know about happy town.

  • IndianaMom Apr 28, 2010

    I love Brick on The Middle. Looking forward to seeing Fred Willard again as Phil's dad on Modern Family. Also want to see David Tennant as Hamlet on Great Performances, but will probably watch on

  • AlexanderJohns0 Apr 28, 2010

    Modern Family, South Park and Ugly Americans.

  • kit__kat88 Apr 28, 2010

    The Middle, Cougar Town

  • suzieqster Apr 28, 2010

    All the fab ABC shows tonight, starting at 7:00 pm, and taping Christine/CBS, and In Plain Sight/USA.

    Busy night. Fun night.

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  • Starprincess13 Apr 28, 2010

    Law and Order SVU

  • Nagowteena Apr 28, 2010

    The Middle, Happy Town, then Ugly Americans.

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