What’s Good on the TV? – Wednesday October 10th, 2012

The premiere of CW’s Arrow, some NOVA goodness, and more!

8:00 – Arrow – “Pilot” – Oliver is rescued and creates the persona of Arrow, an expert archer determined to fight evil in his beloved city in the opener of a series about billionaire playboy Oliver Queen, who becomes a vigilante after being shipwrecked for five years on a remote island. CW

9:00 – Modern Family – “Schooled” - Lily’s first day at kindergarten is marred by a scuffle with a little boy, which results in a tense confrontation for Mitchell and Cameron with the lad’s lesbian parents. ABC

9:00 – NOVA – “Secrets of the Viking Sword”The secrets behind the design and construction of the Vikings’ Ulfberht sword, which was made between A.D. 800-1000, are revealed by master blacksmith Ric Turret. PBS

9:00 – Supernatural – “What’s Up, Tiger Mommy?” - Sam and Dean rescue Kevin’s mother from demons and take her on their quest to find the tablet. CW

9:30 – Modern Family – “Snip” - Phil goes in for a vasectomy, all according to a detailed plan he and Claire have for their future after Luke goes to college. ABC

10:00 – NOVA scienceNOW – “What Makes Us Human?” - David Pogue examines the evolutionary roots of those traits that separate humans from other species. He also investigates what may have happened to the Neanderthals and undergoes a test to see if he has any Neanderthal DNA. PBS

10:00 – South Park – “Insecurity” - Kyle suspects that his mother is having an affair with a deliveryman; Cartman installs a home-security system. Comedy Central

10:30 – Key and Peele – Season two, episode 3! Comedy Central

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