Today’s Top TV Picks – Wednesday September 16

Today’s Top Picks


55th Academy of Country Music Awards

8 p.m. on CBS

Fifteen-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban hosts these ceremonies honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry, broadcast live from three iconic locations in Nashville, Tenn.: the Grand Ole Opry House, historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. Scheduled performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Old Dominion, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw. Among this year’s nominees, Morris earned five nods in four categories, including her fourth Female Artist of the Year nomination. First-time ACM nominee Justin Bieber has four nods for his “10,000 Hours.”


Islands of Wonder

8 p.m. on PBS – Series Premiere

This miniseries exploring three of the most exotic and mysterious islands on Earth continues with “Madagascar.” Regarded by many scientists to be the oldest island on Earth, Madagascar has been isolated longer than any other place in the world. As a result, life here has had time to evolve in unusual ways, resulting in more unique wildlife than possibly any other island on the planet.



10 p.m. ET on FXX – Season Premiere

The Emmy-winning adult animated sitcom opens Season 11 with a heck of a reboot, as the premiere, “The Orpheus Gambit,” reveals that Sterling Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) has spent the past three seasons in a coma. Now awake and back in the world of spying, Archer discovers many things have changed during his long “nap,” and some of his colleagues aren’t especially keen to pick up where they left off with him. Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer and Chris Parnell also are heard. Another new episode follows.


Marrying Millions

10:03 p.m. ET on LIFETIME

Nonie comes to a major decision about the future of her relationship with Reese after enduring a rocky dinner with his family in the new episode “An Indecent Proposal.” Katie sets up a double date with Kevin and her best friend Natalie, but things don’t go according to plan. Bill sees his biggest fear becoming a reality when Sharon moves in with Brianna and him, while Rick tells his friends he plans to propose to Erica.

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