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What to Watch on Wednesday: Family tension on ‘The Americans’

Keri Russell, left, as Elizabeth Jennings, and Frank Langella as Gabriel in “The Americans” on FX.
Keri Russell, left, as Elizabeth Jennings, and Frank Langella as Gabriel in “The Americans” on FX. FX

The Americans (10 p.m., FX) Family tension reaches an intense boiling point in the Jennings house as Phillip tries desperately to get rid of a dangerous package.

Also on tonight . . .

Heartbeat (8 p.m., NBC) – In the second episode of this new series, an ethical debate arises when Alex suggests performing risky surgery on conjoined twins diagnosed with cancer.

The Middle (8 p.m., ABC) – After doing well in the diaper business, Mike surprises the Heck family with a vacation at Mammoth Cave Kentucky.

Younger (10 p.m., TV Land) – In the Season 2 finale, Liza reconsiders living as a 26-year-old after tragedy strikes.

Broad City (10 p.m., Comedy Central) – Abbi and Ilana visit Abbi’s childhood home in Philadelphia. Abby realizes she made a huge mistake in high school, so she and Ilana go on a mission of atonement.

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