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Cate Blanchett Headlines FX on Hulu's Star-Studded Mrs. America

ALSO: Outer Banks, The Masked Singer, Survivor, What We Do in the Shadows, and more.
  • Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly in Mrs. America (FX on Hulu)
    Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly in Mrs. America (FX on Hulu)

    Cate Blachett leads a veritable who's who of film and television performers in Mrs. America, the new nine-part docudrama on the Equal Rights Amendment premiering today on FX on Hulu. Also today: Netflix takes the wraps of its latest teen drama, The Masked Singer airs an hour-long sing-along special, and family visits provide a welcome reprieve for Survivor's winners at war. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    MINISERIES PREMIERE: It may be set in the 1970s, but Primetimer's Aaron Barnhart says FX’s star-studded extravaganza Mrs. America is 2020's most 2020 TV show yet. The new historical miniseries details the stunning backlash against the Equal Rights Amendment spearheaded by the buttoned-up conservative agitator, Phyllis Schlafly (played by Cate Blanchett). Rose Byrne, Sarah Paulson, Margo Martindale, James Marsden, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Elizabeth Banks, Tracey Ullman, and John Slattery costar. Read our review. Streaming on FX on Hulu

    SERIES PREMIERE: From the Riverdale school of teen dramas comes the new Netflix series Outer Banks, in which a good-looking group of teenagers hunt down buried treasure in the salty summer air of coastal North Carolina. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: The first of two primetime sing-along specials this week (ABC's Disney-themed sing-along airs tomorrow), The Masked Singer: Sing-Along Spectacular is a one hour special featuring a selection of performances from the show's current third season. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    NEW EPISODE: This season's family visits episode gives the remaining castaways on Survivor: Winners at War a chance to reconnect with their loved ones before sending a 12th person to the Edge of Extinction. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: Lisa Vanderpump leaves some some big shoes to fill as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills returns without her for Season 10. Tonight's premiere takes the show to New York City for fashion week, where Dorit realizes Kyle may not have enough experience in the world of clothing design. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on Bravo

    SEASON PREMIERE: The vampires recruit a necromancer as the FX comedy What We Do in the Shadows kicks off its second season. Later, they gather for a seance in a bid to fight off a spectral infestation. Watch the trailer. 10:00 PM ET on FX

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Produced in cooperation with The Innocence Project, Netflix's latest true crime docuseries The Innocence Files details the personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

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

    TOPICS: Mrs. America, FX on Hulu, Cate Blanchett