What to watch on Wednesday, September 11...
SEASON 4 FINALE, 9pm, Fox
The final two chefs must create the craftiest three-course cuisine of their careers, with a book deal and a $250,000 purse on the line. In a longstanding Gordon Ramsay tradition, a tie will be settled by a melon baller duel to the death.
SEASON 41 PREMIERE, 9pm, PBS
The construction of One World Trade Center is chronicled, as the long awaited tower’s engineers see its final floors through to completion. The episode will also explore the construction of the National September 11 Museum and its collection of remembrances.
SEASON 5 FINALE, 9pm, USA
Russel endures a bizarre injury, Evan and Paige try to heal the breach the election has rent, and Divya receives daunting news about her pregnancy in “Bones to Pick.” Hank, meanwhile, treats a paleontologist and takes a good hard look at his role in HankMed’s operations with the company’s future in jeopardy.
SEASON 1 FINALE, 10pm, NBC
With the Inter-Camp Olympics looming, both Little Otter and Ridgefield intensively train for the 100-meter canoeing dash and the synchronized birdhouse-making and the whatever else constitutes summer camp Olympics. Elsewhere in “Last Days of Summer,” Kip and Marina’s relationship is rocked by sudden news, and Roger’s latest overtures toward Mack may strain his partnership with Cole as they lay the groundwork for Ridgefield Alaska.
“Termite Be a Problem” when the destructive little buggers invade Duck Commander. The guys decamp to Godwin’s house, but once there, an unusual gift from one of Godwin’s relatives detours them onto a new side mission.
10pm, BBC America
As the townsfolk gather to grieve, Beth and Mark seek the counsel of a clergyman. On the investigative front, a new suspect in Danny’s murder emerges.
“Sonya and Marco close in on the killer,” says the logline for “Old Friends,” and I for one hope this happens as literally as possible. Like, they’re disguised as potted plants and gradually take a few steps closer to the killer every time he looks the other way, until WHAMMO! In less cartoon-inspired developments, Charlotte goes to extremes to defend her ranch, and Frye struggles to escape his past.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Frank airs his firearm-friendly views on local TV in “Gun Fever Too: Still Hot,” precipitating a round of measured debate and responsible civic engagement among the gang.
The events of the draft cast a pall over everyone as “The Von Nowzick Wedding” rolls on. Meanwhile, Ruxin and J.J. Watt grapple for control of a team.
– Magic Johnson, George Lopez, and Nas on The Arsenio Hall Show, Syndicated, check local listings
– Rose Byrne, Ike Barinholtz, and Gov’t Mule on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– Diana Nyad on Chelsea Lately, 11pm, E!
– TBD on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, 11pm, FXX
– Bob Odenkirk and David Cross on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Sheryl Crow on The Colbert Report, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Charlie Sheen, Jim Rome, and Trombone Shorty on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 11:35pm, NBC
– Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keith Olbermann, and Keith Urban on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35pm, CBS
– Queen Latifah, Tim Gunn, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Ricky Gervais, Michael Shannon, MGMT, and Simon Townshend on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, 12:37am, NBC
– Max Greenfield and Amy Smart on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, 12:37am, CBS