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The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show is a Modern, Feminist SCTV

ALSO: Survivor, MTV's The Challenge, The Masked Singer, Nailed It!, The Magicians, and more.
  • The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show. (Netflix)
    The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show. (Netflix)

    Iliza Shlesinger returns to Netflix with a new six-episode sketch series that sees the comic parodying the modern television landscape with fake shows, commercials and other sketches in the absurdist tradition of SCTV. Also today: Survivor and The Masked Singer are back with new episodes, Netflix unveils a new enraging, engaging true crime docuseries, and Syfy's The Magicians promises go out with a bang. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: The six-episode comedy series The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show sees the long-time Netflix fave bring her unique comic sensibilities to parodies of TV shows ranging from Jackass to The View to the Home Shopping Network. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: The players on Survivor: Winners at War have arrived at the merge, and if the fireworks so far this season are any indication, there's a good chance tonight's installment will rival those on our just-posted list of the very best merge episodes of all time. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NEW EPISODE: Speaking of merge episodes, the finalists from each of this season's three groups team up tonight on The Masked Singer, as the "Super Nine" assemble to cover the Jackson 5's "ABC." Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    SEASON PREMIERE: Reality TV world collide as MTV premieres The Challenge: Total Madness. Twenty one of the show's most notorious veterans will take on seven newbies as the show kicks off Season 35. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on MTV

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Netflix's four-part How to Fix a Drug Scandal looks at how the misdeeds of two lab workers in a Massachusetts crime lab led to a miscarriage of justice on a major scale. Read our review. Streaming in Netflix

    SEASON PREMIERE: If your self-quarantine has you struggling in the kitchen, the fourth season of Nailed it! is sure to make you feel better about your own cooking catastrophes. Eight new episodes drop today. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: With just a week to go before the series finale, it's getting to be that time on Modern Family. Tonight's penultimate episode sees Luke (Nolan Gould) and Alex (Ariel Winter) planning a party while Haley's (Sarah Hyland) mother-in-law watches the twins for the evening. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    SERIES FINALE: Producers of Syfy's The Magicians are promising fans a satisfying ending even though they didn't know for sure that tonight's episode would be the series finale when they shot it. Bright side: there will be enough loose ends to allow for a revival or a movie, should it ever come to pass. Watch the preview. 10:00 PM ET on Syfy

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Iliza Shlesinger, Netflix, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show