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Netflix Gets Up Close With Michelle Obama in New Documentary

ALSO: The Masked Singer, Survivor, Brockmire, Workin' Moms, and more.
  • Barack and Michelle Obama in Becoming. (Netflix)
    Barack and Michelle Obama in Becoming. (Netflix)

    More than three years after her husband left the White House, she remains the most admired woman in the US. The new Netflix documentary Becoming offers an intimate (and completely authorized) portrait of Michelle Obama as she reflects on her life and meets regular Americans as traveled the country in support of her 2018 memoir. Also today: The Masked Singer and Survivor: Winners at War are headed ever closer to their finish respective lines, Shark Tank and Riverdale are back with new episodes, and Hank Azaria's Brockmire is calling his last play. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: Michelle Obama takes center stage in the new documentary Becoming, which follows the former first lady on the record-breaking concert-style tour for her bestselling memoir of the same name. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Comedian Jeff Dye joins The Masked Singer panel as the remaining five undercover performers pull out the stops for their quarter final performances. 8:00 PM ET on Fox

    DOUBLE EPISODE: The remaining seven castaways are presented with a pivotal immunity challenge on Survivor: Winners at War in the first of tonight's two back-to-back episodes ahead of next week's finale. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    SERIES FINALE: After four seasons, the Hank Azaria series Brockmire is coming to an end with an episode that sees changes coming to the world of baseball that the show's title character loves so much. 10:00 PM ET on IFC

    SEASON PREMIERE: Returning for its fourth season, Workin' Moms picks up where it left off last year, with mothers Kate (Catherine Reitman), Frankie (Juno Rinaldi), Jenny (Jessalyn Wanlim), and Anne (Dani Kind) dealing with unfaithful husbands, questions of independence, and the definition of family. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: The sharks hear pitches for baby travel products, kids eyewear, and tooth-cleaning products in a new episode of Shark Tank, as Katrina Lakes sits in with the panel. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    NEW EPISODE: When a college asks Jughead (Cole Sprouse) to submit a story on Riverdale, he creates a twisted tale of revenge involving his high school's principal. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

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

    TOPICS: Becoming (Michelle Obama Documentary), Netflix, Michelle Obama