What to Watch Today

Spelling Bee Docu, CMT Salutes Frontline Heroes and More

'Spelling the Dream' Netflix Documentary

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.

  • Netflix
    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.

  • The CW
    The 100

    While Raven contends with an unanticipated threat, Clarke attempts to keep the peace among opposing factions in Sanctum. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • CMT, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land
    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.

  • CBS
    Game On!

    Demi Lovato joins Team Venus and former UFC champ Ronda Rousey joins Team Gronk as they compete in human bowling and more.

  • ABC
    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.

  • BET
    The Oval

    Lilly comes to realize that she is not in control, as an unforeseen chain of events plays out.

  • BET
    American Soul

    Don struggles with advertisers despite the popularity of his show; Simone looks to rekindle her relationship with JT following her return to L.A.

  • ABC
    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?)

  • FX
    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?)

  • Comedy Central
    Crank Yankers

    Season 5 finale: Landalious pitches his own wine brand; Elmer searches for his missing gym clothes; Bobby attempts to leverage his Yelp notoriety.