On TV this Wednesday: Joe Biden takes the presidential oath of office, Riverdale attends prom and Nancy Drew becomes a prime suspect. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Joe Biden Inauguration, Riverdale and Nancy Drew Return
Ams and Clarissa return to Baltimore; Avasarala’s alliances begin to shift; Naomi becomes a deadly lure.
The Inauguration of Joe Biden
Biden gets sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, while Kamala Harris becomes the nation’s first female Vice President; ABC, CBS and MSNBC kick things off at 9 am, followed by NBC (10 am), PBS (10:30 am) and Fox (11 am). (Watch livestream.)
Theresa becomes Public Enemy No. 1 as rumors about her loyalties (or lack thereof) spread like wildfire. (Fall behind? Read Episode 5 recap.)
The Masked Dancer
Tulip, Cricket, Exotic Bird and Hammerhead vie in the Group A playoffs; Rob Lowe (9-1-1: Lone Star) is a guest panelist. (Name That Tune follows.)
Season 5 premiere: Betty and Jughead make a discovery; Archie agrees to a boxing exhibition against KO Kelly (Katy Keene‘s Zane Holtz); Cheryl learns that Toni’s been keeping a secret from her.
Tom Hanks hosts the 90-minute special meant to “celebrate the beginning of a new national journey toward an America united”; Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons and Jon Bon Jovi perform.
Season 2 premiere: Nancy and the Drew Crew must devise a new plan to stop the Aglaeca before it’s too late; Detective Tamura takes Nancy in for questioning. (Get First Look.)
C.B. Strike: Lethal White
Season 2 premiere: An unstable Billy Knight reveals a traumatizing incident he witnessed as a child; Minister Jasper Chiswell enlists Strike and Ellacott to investigate his blackmailer: Knight’s brother Jimmy.
Special time: Harris brings home a new friend (ZOMBIES‘ Milo Manheim); Becky and Ben attempt to build a closet.
Call Your Mother
Special time: Jean tries to hang out with her kids, only to realize that they have jobs. And lives. After getting lost, Jean makes a new friend.
🇺🇸 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🇺🇸
On Jan. 20, 1949, the second inauguration of President Harry S. Truman was the first one to ever be televised; an estimated 10 million people watched.