On TV this Wednesday: Netflix dis·sem·i·nates a Spelling Bee documentary, CMT airs a star-studded salute to frontline workers and the Wonderful World of Disney revisits a modern Pixar classic. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Spelling Bee Docu, CMT Salutes Frontline Heroes and More
Spelling the Dream
This documentary follows four Scripps National Spelling Bee hopefuls as it explores the trend of Indian Americans ruling the competition since 1999; interviews include comedian Hari Kondabolu, journalist Fareed Zakaria and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta.
While Raven contends with an unanticipated threat, Clarke attempts to keep the peace among opposing factions in Sanctum. (Watch sneak peek.)
CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special
This two-hour virtual tribute recognizes inspirational Americans on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic; Kristen Bell, Zac Brown, Brandi Carlile, Florida Georgia Line, Scarlett Johansson, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Sean Penn, Darius Rucker, Gary Sinise, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and many more appear.
Demi Lovato joins Team Venus and former UFC champ Ronda Rousey joins Team Gronk as they compete in human bowling and more.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Up
In this Pixar fave, a retired balloon salesman (voiced by Ed Asner) and an 8-year-old wilderness explorer embark on a high-flying adventure.
Lilly comes to realize that she is not in control, as an unforeseen chain of events plays out.
Don struggles with advertisers despite the popularity of his show; Simone looks to rekindle her relationship with JT following her return to L.A.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Each agent is led to question their own values after Freddy’s identity is revealed. (Who received TVLine accolades?)
What We Do in the Shadows
After Nandor and Laszlo are kidnapped by a coven of witches, the others must travel to Brooklyn to rescue them. (Psst… read the good news?)
Season 5 finale: Landalious pitches his own wine brand; Elmer searches for his missing gym clothes; Bobby attempts to leverage his Yelp notoriety.