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Wednesday on TV: "Broadchurch" indicts the tabloid media

Published August 28, 2013 4:59 pm

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Broadchurch (8 and 11 p.m., Broadchurch) is about the murder of a young boy in a small town - among other things.It's also a huge indictment of the media - a huge, well-deserved indictment of the tabloid press and the 24-hour TV news. In tonight's episode, Beth and Mark decide they need to spur the investigation on by having Beth do an interview, and things do not go the way they'd hoped.They go the way these things always tend to go, which is badly.Elsewhere on TV ...Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The veto competition.MasterChef (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The judges' sons critique the contestants.America's Got Talent (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Six acts advance to the next round.Camp (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mack is not looking forward to her parents' visit.Melissa & Joey (9 p.m., ABC Family): Joey tries to pass Mel off as his ex-wife.Baby Daddy (9:30 p.m., ABC Family): Little Emma is excluded from a play group.Royal Pains (10 p.m., USA): Hank recommends an aggressive treatment plan for Don.Duck Dynasty (11 p.m., A&E): The guys try to find a hot tub for Godwin.Top Chef Masters (11 p.m., Bravo): Mindy Kaling ("The Mindy Project") is a guest judge.Futurama (11 p.m., Comedy Central): Zoidberg meets the love of his life.The Bridge (11 p.m., FX): Sonya tracks down a cold lead.Hot In Cleveland (11 p.m. TV Land): Victoria contacts all her ex-husbands.The Exes (11:30 p.m., TV Land): Holly attends the wedding of her ex-boyfriend.The Soul Man (midnight, TV Land): Boyce slips back into his old habits.