TV Watch List: Wednesday, Oct. 16

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‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’
DRAMA. On tonight’s episode, Detective Munch retires. And, despite the fact that something about the way he looks makes us extremely uncomfortable (maybe it’s those half-tinted lenses), we’re going to miss him a little. This is not as much of a bummer as when Detective Stabler left the show, however.
9 p.m., NBC

‘Big Tips Texas’
REALITY. In this episode of MTV’s latest cracked out reality show, Typhani catfights with Kristyn at a company event. Is a prerequisite for working at Redneck Heaven that you have indiscriminately replaced “i” with “y” in an otherwise normal name? Actually, Typhani is in no way a normal name. Typhani, you should seriously think about changing it altogether. It is ridiculous.
10 p.m., MTV

‘American Horror Story: Coven’
HORROR. Tonight, the newly resurrected Madame Delphine (Kathy Bates) struggles to get used to the modern world. Kathy Bates has scared the crap out of us since “Misery,” so she’s a pretty great addition to this season.
10 p.m., FX

‘The League’
COMEDY. Andre takes a stand-up class, while the rest of the gang no doubt mocks him mercilessly. “The League” is seriously one of the funniest shows on TV right now that some chicks might think is only for dudes. It’s not.
10 p.m., FXX


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