Wednesday TV: Investigating Abuse

Athlete AIf one can stomach another documentary about the horrible abuse of the young women in the USA Gymnastics team, “Athlete A” (Netflix, streaming) follows the Indianapolis Star team of reporters uncovering more abuse and coverups by the underlying organization.

Jorge Garcia of “Lost” stars as a former child star who has become a hermit as an adult in Gaspar Antillo’s “Nobody Knows I’m Here” (Netflix, streaming). The Spanish-language film also stars Millaray Lobos and Luis Gnecco.

“Crazy Delicious” (Netflix, streaming) is a British import, in which Carla Hall, Heston Blumenthal and Niklas Ekstedt are judges in a food competition where chefs whip up jazzy foods from an edible set. Jayde Adams hosts.

In the new “Hot Mess House” (HGTV, 8 and 8:30 p.m.), organization expert Cassandra Aarssen takes video tours of cluttered houses and offers decluttering advice.

The 10-episode, self-shot spin-off “Married at First Sight: Couples’ Cam” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) ends its run.

Kelly Clarkson visits “Jay Leno’s Garage” (CNBC, 10 p.m.).

Six new contestants compete in “Ultimate Tag” (Fox, 9 p.m.).

“Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations” (Cooking, 10 p.m.) stops in Boston.

Emily Grasile looks for evidence of the T rex on her “Prehistoric Road Trip” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings).

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.) will likely stew over the spike in coronavirus cases.

A new mummy is about to be discovered on “Expedition Unknown: Uncovered” (Discovery, 8 p.m.).

On “The 100” (CW, 8 p.m.), Clarke lands on a planet that isn’t what it seems.

Tony Hale and Bobby Moynihan play “Game On!” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

“Bulletproof” (CW, 9 p.m.) moves to Amsterdam looking for a missing girl.

Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley leave James Brown’s Famous Flames on the eve of a “Soul Train” appearance on “American Soul” (BET, 10 p.m.).

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (ABC, 10 p.m.) don’t fit well in the disco era.

It’s couples’ swim night on Turner Classic Movies’ weekly History of the Swimsuit series with “Beach Party” (8 p.m.), “It’s a Bikini World” (9:45 p.m.), “Palm Springs Weekend” (11:30 p.m.), “The Blue Lagoon” (1:30 a.m.), “Don’t Make Waves” (3:30 a.m.), “Viva Las Vegas” (5:30 a.m.) and “Muscle Beach Party” (7 a.m.).

Earlier, the theme is disputed territories in westerns that include “Cowboy from Brooklyn” (6:30 a.m.), “Western Heritage” (8 a.m.), “Riding the Wind” (9:15 a.m.), “The Painted Desert” (10:30 a.m.), “Prairie Law” (11:45 a.m.), “Stampede” (1 p.m.), “Timber Stampede” (2:30 p.m.), “The Big Trees” (3:45 p.m.), “The Telegraph Trail” (5:30 p.m.) and “Cattle King” (6:30 p.m.).

Luann and Sonja watch an old episode of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

On “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” (BET, 9 p.m.), Max and Yuma find suspicious activity in the White House.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Laura Linney, Rob Gronkowski, Camille Kostek, Science Bob Pflugfelder, Mark Consuelos. The View: John Bolton. The Talk: Ne-Yo, Tony Kokoupil. Kelly Clarkson: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Lauren Lapkus, Art Smith, Ashley Borden. Tamron Hall: Nathalie Kelley, Victor Rasuk (rerun). Wendy Williams: Eddie Jackson (rerun). The Real: Christine Lahti (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart. Jimmy Kimmel: Bill Burr (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Russell Crowe, Ben Platt, Brittany Howard. Seth Meyers: Mike Birbiglia, Regina Hall. James Corden: Don Cheadle, Black Eyed Peas. Lilly Singh: Ilana Glazer (rerun). Conan O’Brien: Shaquille O’Neal (rerun).

This entry was posted in What's On TV. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.


  • Recent Posts

  • Categories



  • Archives

  • Google AdSense ads

  • Amazon associates