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Scott D. Pierce
Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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On the bubble: ABC's "Suburgatory" stars Chris Parnell as Fred Shay, Ana Gasteyer as Sheila Shay, Allie Grant as Lisa Shay, Jane Levy as Tessa Altman, Jeremy Sisto as George Altman, Cheryl Hines as Dallas Royce and Carly Chaikin as Dalia Royce. Craig Sjodin | Courtesy ABC
Wednesday on TV: Please watch 'Suburgatory.' Please.

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Hey, are you a Nielsen family? Do you have a meter in your house? Do you help determine whether shows live or die?

If so, please watch Suburgatory (7:30 p.m. ABC/Ch. 4) tonight. I like it a lot. If you watch it, I'll be you'll like it too. And it could use some help in the ratings.

In tonight's episode, Fred and Sheila take in a foster child.

Elsewhere on TV ...

The Middle (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Axl wants to tutor a hot girl.

Revolution (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Gene agrees to help Willoughby.

Nature (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7) "Meet the Coywolf" - a cross between coyotes and wolves.

American Idol (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Auditions continue in Detroit.

Arrow (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): The Arrow helps Laurel.

Criminal Minds (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The team searches for a vigilante killer in Cleveland.

Modern Family (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Cameron and Mitchell go on a romantic date.

Law & Orders: Special Victims Unit (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A teenage runaway is raped.

Nova (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A look at the killer typhoon that ravage the Philippines.

The Tomorrow People (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Trainees are tested.

The Fashion Fund (8 p.m., Ovation): Docu-series about the fashion competition begins.

Men's College basketball: BYU at Portland (8 p.m., ROOT); Utah State at UNLV (9 p.m., CBSSN)

Men at Work (8 and 10 p.m., TBS): Gibbs helos Neal plan the perfect proposal ... and it doesn't go well.

CSI (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The victim in a car crash is someone the CSIs know.

Nashville (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Scarlett performs with Zac Brown.

Chicago PD (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Voight and the team check out a house that has been associated with gangs.

Chasing Shackleton (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Injury, illness and bad weather threaten the completion of the voyage.

Psych (10 p.m., USA): A weatherman is murdered.

Duck Dynasty (11 p.m., A&E): Uncle Si annoys everyone with his camera.

American Horror Story: Coven (11 p.m., FX): Queenie's search for Marie Laveau leads her to hell and back.

Broad City (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central): Premiere of this sketch comedy show headlined by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer.

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