TV picks, Fall Preview edition: Your guide to Wednesdays

Taylor Kinney, left, and Jesse Spencer star in "Chicago Fire."

“Animal Practice”
Justin Kirk plays a misanthropic veterinarian with a monkey sidekick. If your current Facebook update is some variation on a cute animal picture, video, or inspirational message, set your DVR now.
8 p.m., NBC

“Guys with Kids”
From executive producer Jimmy Fallon comes this comedy about three loving dads who don’t want to lose their “dudeness” just because they’re wearing Baby Bjorns. Just don’t get the baby bottle mixed up with the beer bottle, guys.
Premieres Sept. 26, 8:30 p.m., NBC

“The Neighbors”
So the neighbors in an idyllic suburban neighborhood turn out to be aliens. Don’t forget that we once all bought the idea of a vampire, Frankenstein monster and werewolf living the quintessential American life over on Mockingbird Lane.
Premieres Sept. 26, 9:30 p.m., ABC

“Arrow”
As rich party boy-turned-vigilante, Stephen Amell brings depth beyond a broody stare to DC Comics crime fighter Green Arrow. He’s also got muscles — the kind of six-pack that could make Ryan Gosling feel flabby — courtesy of the most jaw-droppingly insane workout regiment ever to appear in a television pilot.
Premieres Oct. 10, 8 p.m., The CW

“Chicago Fire”
“Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf brings his crime-of-the-week
storytelling to Chicago, where the heroes are firefighters and
paramedics and the foe is a dramatic inferno — when it’s not the
bickering members of the firehouse themselves. Eamonn Walker, Jesse
Spencer and Taylor Kinney star.
Premieres Oct. 10, 10 p.m., NBC

“Nashville”
Connie Britton plays a country queen in the Music City-based soap opera “Nashville.” Find out how the non-singer found her voice here.
Premieres Oct. 10, 10 p.m., ABC


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
International

'Barack Obama cheats on Michelle' claims Japanese politician…

A senior Japanese politician has marred Barack Obama's official visit to Tokyo with bizarre claims that the President cheats on his wife Michelle. Kazuyuki Hamada,…

International

British Royal family devastated by freak NY death…

The British royals have been left devastated by the death of Mark Shand, younger brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, after a freak fall in…

Local

VIDEO: Police seek suspect in molotov cocktail attack…

Police released surveillance video on Wednesday in hopes of tracking down a man who threw a molotov cocktail inside a Brooklyn corner store.

Local

City Council budget asks for 1,000 additional NYPD…

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito unveiled the City Council's budget priorities on Wednesday, including the extra cops for the NYPD at a cost of $94.3 million.

Television

‘Survivor: Cagayan’ recap: Episode 9

It was only an hour-long episode, but there's a lot to cover this week. The drama of Survivor strikes again as the identity of the…

Television

TV watch list, Wednesday, April 23: 'Suburgatory,' 'Modern…

'Suburgatory' The men of "Suburgatory" go camping and Tessa mentors a social outcast in a Miss Chatswin contest, which brings her, once again, into conflict…

The Word

The best lines from Oprah's ex-stepmother's Daily Mail…

Oprah’s ex-stepmother, Barbara Winfrey, is out for revenge.

Books

A debut novel about fate, love and moving…

Pia Padukone talks about her debut novel, "Where Earth Meets Water."

NFL

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April 24…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April 24 version

NFL

Giants 2014 regular season schedule

The Giants will play five prime-time games — against the Lions, Redskins, Eagles, Colts and Cowboys.

MLB

Jets 2014 regular season schedule

The Jets will play three prime-time games — against the Bears, Patriots and Dolphins — as well as a CBS national game in Week 2 at Green Bay.

NBA

Phil Jackson talked to Steve Kerr, pushes for…

Knicks president Phil Jackson spoke to the media for the first time since firing head coach Mike Woodson on Monday.

Style

Pippa Middleton's Etsy pick: Golden Thread Jewelry

Get a look at the jewelry Pippa Middleton loves and find out how you can buy it too.

Parenting

What every parent needs to know to get…

Mom and author of "Small Talk," Tracey Blake, shares her five practical tips to help you develop your children's language skills.

Sex

Subway crush: Meet your soulmate on your commute

Read about a couple who has been 40 years after meeting on the train.

Tech

Happy birthday, Game Boy! The handheld console turns…

Nintendo's Game Boy turns 25 this week. To commemorate, we look at some of its better games, like "Tetris" and "The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening."