TV Today: Netflix Bows Bullsh*t: The Game Show and Mystery of Marilyn Monroe
Netflix returns to the well today with its latest high-concept game show and a new documentary about the life of Marilyn Monroe in the period just before her death. Also: Barry Levinson and Ben Foster dramatize true story of Auschwitz survivor Harry Haft, Netflix presents sequel to erotic thriller 365 days, and Disney animators teach viewers how to draw Olaf, Captain Hook and other iconic characters. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:
Bullshit: The Game Show: Complete Season 1. Howie Mandel hosts a new quiz game that gives contestants a chance to win $1 million without ever providing a correct answer. Throughout the game, players will rise through the ranks by answering questions correctly or giving incorrect answers confidently – and persuading their opponents of their veracity. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix
The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: Unreleased tapes: Original documentary. Director Emma Cooper uses never-before-seen recordings from those who knew Marilyn Monroe best to piece together the Hollywood icon’s final weeks, days and hours. The film promises to shed light on Monroe’s complicated life and offer a new perspective on that fateful night. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix
The survivor: Original movie. Barry Levinson tells the story of Harry Haft (played by Ben Foster), a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who canned fellow inmates to stay alive. Vicky Krieps, Billy Magnussen, Peter Sarsgaard, John Leguizamo and Danny DeVito also star. Watch the trailer. 8:00 p.m. ET on HBO
365 days: this day: Original movie. Laura (Anna-Maria Sieklucka) and Massimo (Michele Morrone) are finally reunited, but their new beginning is complicated by Massimo’s family ties and a mysterious man who enters Laura’s life to win her heart and trust at all costs. . The erotic thriller serves as a sequel to the hit of 2020 365 daysentitled 365 days in Polish. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix
Sketchbook : Complete Season 1. Walt Disney Animation Studios provides an insider’s look at the animation process as talented artists teach viewers how to draw beloved characters, including Kuzco from The Emperor’s New GrooveOlaf from Encantoand young Simba from The Lion King. Watch the trailer. Broadcast on Disney+
Moon Knight: New episode. Watch the preview. Broadcast on Disney+
Survivor: New episode. Jeff Probst reveals that two players will return home after the challenge, while Mike, Jonathan and Rocksroy propose a Big Strong Boys alliance. Watch the preview. 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS
The Real Housewives of Orange County: Reunion (Part 2). the RHOC The cast sits down with Andy Cohen to rehash the biggest moments from Season 16 during the second and final hour of the reunion. 9 p.m. ET on Bravo
Kung Fu : New episode. As Nicky (Olivia Liang) investigates the secrets of a mysterious stone that Juliet (guest star Annie Q) is searching for, Henry (Eddie Liu) uncovers a shocking revelation about his father. Watch the preview. 9:00 p.m. ET on The CW
Good Sam: New episode. As Sam (Sophia Bush), Griff (Jason Isaacs) and Vivian (Wendy Crewson) deal with the fallout from Griff’s explosive confession to the hospital board, the surgical team prepares for a rare and high profile that could take Sam’s career to the next. level. Meanwhile, Lex (Skye P. Marshall) confronts Griff about his betrayal, and Malcolm (Edwin Hodge) sets his sights on his mother’s board seat. Watch the preview. 10 p.m. ET on CBS
NBA playoffs: After falling behind 3-1, can the Bulls and Nuggets make it back in Game 5?
- Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT on TNT
- Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT on TNT
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Primetimer TV Editor and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.