Also On Wednesday: New ‘Second Chance’

second-chance-review-foxs-bizarre-frankenstein_453cf09a_mSeveral new dramas are obsessed with living forever or rising from the dead — maybe to subliminally suggest the shows be granted an extra life as well. The latest is “Second Chance” (Fox, 8 p.m.), in which a 75 year old sheriff is reanimated into a guy who is good looking enough to lead a network conspiracy tale.

That the insides of Rob Kazinsky’s character could actually be Philip Baker Hall gives him some inner gravitas and wisdom most good-looking action heroes wouldn’t have.

Imbued with the kind of high tech razzle-dazzle networks prefer, I was surprised how entertained I was by its premiere. I’d watch another episode.

A new season starts for the charming “Younger” (TV Land, 10 p.m.), with Liza trying to repair the damage from Josh finding her actual age. And now her daughter is returning from India.

“Face Off” (Syfy, 10 p.m.) returns for its 10th season, one of the most creative, albeit unsung reality series.

“2 Broke Girls” (CBS, 8 p.m.) somehow reaches its 100th episode.

“American Crime” (ABC, 8 p.m.) goes deeper while opening the door to an intriguing secondary story about education.

Another awful Mariska Hargitay-abusing episode is set for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

Hillary Clinton takes part in “The Conversation” (Lifetime, 10 p.m.).

A ring of hit men are the target on a new “Criminal Minds” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

Axl doesn’t like his new job on “Second Chance” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

Nothing that happens on the finale of “American Horror Story: Hotel” (FX, 10 p.m.) will be more of a crime than Lady Gaga winning a Golden Globe for her frozen performance in the show.

The final season of “Mob Wives” (VH1, 8 p.m.) begins with two episodes.

The new “Skin Tight” (TLC, 10 p.m.) is about the people who need some skin-slack attention if they used to be on “My 600 Lb. Life” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

Dre can’t get used to his mother dating again on “Blackish” (ABC, 9:30 p.m.).

The monthlong Wednesday night salute to Fred MacMurray kicks continues with the great “Double Indemnity” (8 p.m.) and continues with “There’s Always Tomorrow” (10 p.m.), “Remember the Night” (11:45 p.m.), “The Moonlighter” (1:30 a.m.), “Above Suspicion” (3 a.m.) and “The Lady is Willing” (4:45 a.m.).

Men’s college hoops includes SMU at East Carolina (ESPNews, 6:15 p.m.), Georgetown at St. John’s (Fox Sports 1, 6:30 p.m.), Duke at Clemson (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Houston at Cincinnati (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Temple at Memphis (CBS Sports, 8 p.m.), TCU at Baylor (ESPNews, 8:15 p.m.), Marquette at Villanova (Fox Sports 1, 8:30 p.m.), Mississippi at LSU (ESPN2, 9 p.m.), Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (ESPNU, 9 p.m.), San Diego State at Colorado State (CBS Sports, 10 p.m.), Southern California at UCLA (ESPN2, 11 p.m.) and Oregon State at Colorado (ESPNU, 11 p.m.).

NBA action includes Indiana at Boston (ESPN, 8 p.m.) and Miami at Clippers (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Boston at Philadelphia (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly & Michael: Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Jason Jacobson. The View: Rabbi Shmuley Biotech. The Talk: Gillian Anderson, Big Boy, Rachel Platten. Ellen DeGeneres: Allison Janney, Charlie Push. Wendy Williams: Russell Simmons, Amy Goodman. The Real: Travis Barker. Meredith Vieira: Kathie Lee Gifford, Miriam Shor.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Paul Giamatti, Guerrilla Girls, J.B. Mauney. Jimmy Kimmel: Chloe Grace Moritz, Josh Halloway, DJ Khaled with Future. Jimmy Fallon: Danny DeVito, Khloe Kardashian, Colin Hay. Seth Meyers: Ice Cube, Heather Graham, Kelsea Ballerina, Glenn Kotche. James Corden: Tim Robbins, America Ferrera, Adam DeVine. Carson Daly: Alessandra Ambrosia, Dredge, Brittany Ashley (rerun). Tavis Smiley: Julianne Malveaux, Russlyn Ali, Macy Gray. Trevor Noah: Tavis Smiley, Sen. Rand Paul. Conan O’Brien: Patton Oswald, Zack Snyder, Highly Suspect.

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