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Netflix Ladles on the Whimsy With New Food Series Crazy Delicious

ALSO: Hot Mess House, Lenox Hill, Athlete A, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and more.
  • Carla Hall, Heston Blumenthal, Jayde Adams, and Niklas Ekstedt in Crazy Delicious. (Netflix)
    Carla Hall, Heston Blumenthal, Jayde Adams, and Niklas Ekstedt in Crazy Delicious. (Netflix)

    Produced in partnership with Great British Baking Show broadcaster Channel 4, Netflix's new food series shares a similar ethos with its predecessor, only as Primetimer's Joe Reid describes in his review of the new series, it's shot in an elaborate garden of eden-like setting, where everything is edible (and contestants must forage for their ingredients). The feel-good series drops its six-episode first season today. Also: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.EL.D. visit the 70s, HGTV debuts a new self-shot organization series, and Netflix returns to Lenox Hill during the height of the global pandemic. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: From its the edible set to dishes that aim to trick the eyes while tickling the judges' taste buds, Crazy Delicious seeks to add new dimensions to the competitive cooking show. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix.

    SERIES PREMIERE: As Mark Blankenship writes today for Primetimer, HGTV has turned social distancing into a net positive with its new lineup of self-shot shows. Hot Mess House helps families see through the clutter and get their lives in order, as organization guru Cassandra Aarssen checks in remotely. The new series premieres with back-to-back episodes at 8:00 PM ET on HGTV

    SPECIAL EPISODE: Though the Netflix docuseries Lenox Hill was shot before the COVID-19 pandemic, producers returned to the New York hospital to capture the team working to address the crisis in real time. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: The documentary Athlete A looks at the case of Larry Nassar, who abused athletes on the United States gymnastics team for more than twenty years. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: The time-traveling adventures continue, as Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. head to the 1970s to look for a HYDRA agent that has infiltrated the agency. Watch the preview. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    NEW EPISODE: Tony Hale and Bobby Moynihan appear guest in a new episode of Game On!, where they square off on teams with Rob Gronkowski and Venus Williams as captains. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NEW EPISODE: Clarke (Eliza Taylor) and The 100 team struggle to find their bearings in a world where nothing is as it appears. 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: Crazy Delicious, Netflix, Reality TV