A long list of stars will entertain during “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” on Nov. 8, including a live opening performance with Keith Urban, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker.

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“The 51st Annual CMA Awards”

Scheduled performances during country music’s big night are to include collaborations by Brad Paisley and Kane Brown; Tim McGraw and Faith Hill; Kelsea Ballerini and Reba McEntire; Niall Horan and Maren Morris; and Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts. Keith Urban, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker will open the show, with other scheduled performers to include Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Old Dominion. 8 p.m. Wednesday on KOMO.

Also on Wednesday

“Nature,” 8 p.m. (KCTS): A cheetah mothers her five newborn cubs, protecting them and teaching them how to hunt on the African plains.

“Star,” 9 p.m. (KCPQ): Alex is haunted by her lies to Derek; Star and Simone differ on how to deal with Brody’s mysterious return.

“SEAL Team,” 9 p.m. (KIRO): The team works with Jason’s longtime rival and his team to plan and perfect a raid; Clay delivers solemn news to a teammate’s next of kin.

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” 9 p.m. (KING): When a teenage girl is found dead, Rollins goes undercover at a rehab center where the victim was last seen.

“Iron Chef Showdown,” 9 p.m. (FOOD): Series premiere; chefs battle using Thanksgiving-themed ingredients; the winner faces Iron Chef Bobby Flay.

“Storage Wars,” 9 p.m. (A&E): Season-11 premiere; new buyers make their debut at the oldest facility in Los Angeles; Ivy tries to hoard most of the units for himself.

“The A Word,” 10 p.m. (SUNDANCE): Season-two premiere of drama series; when Joe says the “A word” for the first time, Paul and Alison must talk to him about his autism.

“Ozzy and Jack’s World Tour,” 10 p.m. (A&E): Season-two premiere; Ozzy and Jack begin their travels in Key West with deep-sea fishing, hunt for pythons in the Everglades and drive by Mar-a-Lago.

Madeline McKenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com.

Program information from The Seattle Times online TV Listings; program times may vary depending on your cable provider or service.