Wednesday: ‘Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes’

Part of the fun of reality shows is to poke fun at awful, self-centered people who can’t cope (usually in dating shows). But “Snowflake Mountain” (Netflix, streaming) overdoses on that type, packing a bus of the type and sending them off to some outdoor bootcamp in order to make them less awful. Trouble is, the ex-military running the camp are worth cheering either.

“The Hidden Life of Pets” (Netflix, streaming) spies on all kind of animals.

A new standup comedy special is titled “Bruna Louise: Demolition” (Netflix, streaming).

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” (Disney+, streaming) debuts on the streaming service as “Obi-Wan Kenobi” (Disney+, steaming) has its season finale.

The first mystery box challenge comes on “MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.). 

“Into the Wild New Zealand” (Smithsonian, 8 p.m.) follows breeding seasons for the royal albatross and the New Zealand fur seal.

Doo wop music is celebrated in the documentary special “Streetlight Harmonies” (AXStv, 9 p.m.), hosted by Steve Harvey.

“So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 9 p.m.) has another six dancers perform. 

People talk about “The Wire” showing Baltimore in a bad light. But here’s a show called “Killadelphia” (Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.). 

“The Flash” (CW, 8 p.m.) gets in the fight of his life on the first part of a two-part episode. 

An 11th season begins for “What on Earth?” (Science, 9 p.m.).

“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) go on a boat ride in Mexico. 

Mel Gibson is featured on Turner Classic Movies in “The Bounty” (8 p.m.), “Mad Max” (10:30 p.m.), “Ransom” (12:15 a.m.), “Mrs. Soffel” (2:30 a.m.) and “The Year of Living Dangerously” (4:30 a.m.). During the day are films directed by William A. Seiter, with “Why Be Good” (7:30 a.m.), “The Truth About Youth” (9 a.m.), “Going Wild” (10:15 a.m.), “Too Many Cooks” (11:30 a.m.), “Is My Face Red?” (1 p.m.), “Way Back Home” (2:15 p.m.), “Professional Sweetheart” (3:45 p.m.), “Chance at Heaven” (5 p.m.) and “Roberta” (6:15 p.m.). 

Baseball includes Toronto at White Sox (MLB, 2 p.m.), Philadelphia at Texas (MLB, 5 p.m.), Detroit at Boston (MLB, 7 p.m.) and Kansas City at Angels (MLB, 10 p.m.).

The College World Series has Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma (ESPN, 2 p.m.) and Mississippi vs. Arkansas (ESPN2, 7 p.m.). 

WNBA action has New York at Connecticut (ESPN2, 7 p.m.). 

The Westminster Kennel Dog Show (Fox Sports 1, 7:30 p.m.) names best in show. 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Ben Rector. The View: Julie Andrews, Luke Hemsworth, Lindsey Granger. The Talk: Adam Scott. Ellen DeGeneres: Sarah Silverman, Jon Dorenbos (rerun). Drew Barrymore: America Ferrera, Karrie Martin Lachney, Nichelle Turner (rerun). Kelly Clarkson: Rainn Wilson, Shane West, Howie Mandel, Saleka. Tamron Hall: Amy Grant, Dejt LaRay, Thomas Q. Jones, Julia Sweeney, Abby McEnany, Molly Ringwald (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Take Waititi, David Sedaris. Jimmy Kimmel: Tessa Thompson, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Kevin Morby, Sean Hayes. Jimmy Fallon: Maya Rudolph, Emma Chamberlain, Brett Eldredge. Seth Meyers: John Mulaney, Jenny Slate, Pheelz. James Corden: Chris Pratt, Taylor Kitsch, James Bay. Trevor Noah: Angela Garbes. 

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