On TV this Wednesday: Awkwafina returns as Nora From Queens, Nicole Kidman looks after Nine Perfect Strangers, and Diary of a Future President is back for another term. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Awkwafina Returns, Nine Perfect Strangers Debuts, Dr. Phil's House Calls, Sistas Breaks and More
Diary of a Future President
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Elena must navigate the ups and downs of seventh grade while also dealing with changes at home. (Watch trailer.)
Nine Perfect Strangers
Limited series premiere (first three episodes): Nicole Kidman headlines yet another star-studded Liane Moriarty adaptation, this one about a retreat at a wellness resort; Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly), Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire), Luke Evans (The Alienist), Bobby Cannavale (Homecoming) and Regina Hall (Black Monday) co-star. (Read review.)
Six houseguests, including Britini and Derek F., compete for the Power of Veto. (Print Fall TV Calendar.)
Hiram’s origin story reveals how he went from a young Jaime Luna (played by Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa’s son Michael) to kingpin of Riverdale.
Special night and time: The Jamie Foxx game show promises the “most shocking show” in its four-season history. (Finale airs Thursday at 8.)
House Calls With Dr. Phil
Series premiere: Dr. Phil McGraw visits with those in need of his help, beginning with an estranged father and daughter in Utah.
Midseason finale: Andi has a sudden change of heart. (A Tyler Perry-hosted after-show follows at 10 pm; read Ebony Obsidian interview.)
Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens
Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Nora trains a new CBD store employee, then travels back to the year 2003 to warn her younger self of the mistakes she is going to make. (Watch trailer.)
Callie sees Jamie in a new light as Tommy’s trial gets underway; Mariana wonders if she can ever make amends with old colleagues. (Get scoop.)
The second installment focuses on the life of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.