Today’s Top TV Picks – Wednesday September 9

Today’s Top Picks


Mr. Belvedere Goes to College

8 p.m. on TCM

Clifton Webb reprises one of his signature roles — prickly intellectual Lynn Belvedere from the 1948 hit “Sitting Pretty” — in this 1949 sequel, which finds the character short on money. He has been awarded a $10,000 literary prize from a foundation, but he must be a college graduate to collect. He decides to enroll at Clemens University and complete the entire four-year program in a single year. Shirley Temple and Alan Young also star. Airing as part of TCM’s Back to School theme night.



9 p.m. on CW

After opening several inquests, Jenny (Serinda Swan) is baffled by a particularly troubling case that seems strangely personal for Detective McAvoy (Roger Cross). As more evidence surfaces, McAvoy also realizes he needs to make peace with his past and confront some of his police colleagues. Ehren Kassam, Tamara Podemski, Lovell Adams-Gray, Andy McQueen and Kiley May also star.



9 p.m. ET on DIY

Host Brett Waterman explores the history and charm of “Colonial Style” in a new episode of that title, with two of his favorite restorations. He takes viewers along as he revisits a 1928 Spanish Colonial owned by a busy professional musician and a 1918 Dutch Colonial that’s hiding some of its beautiful, original features. You can bet he won’t waste any time restoring those original wonders, however.


Brother vs. Brother

9 p.m. ET on HGTV – Season Premiere

Brotherly love is fine, but good-natured sibling rivalry is the order of the day as twins Drew and Jonathan Scott return for a new season of this hit reality competition series. This edition finds the twins engaging in an all-out property and renovation battle in the historic Hancock Park section of Los Angeles. The twin mansions that will be their battleground both have whopping multi-million-dollar price tags on them, plus there are strenuous restrictions on altering historic properties, forcing the brothers to work carefully and efficiently.

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