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Million Dollar Beach House Exposes the Bloodsport of Long Island Real Estate

ALSO: Pence speaks at the RNC, results show time at AGT, United We Fall, Corporate, and more.
  • The agents of Million Dollar Beach House will have viewers asking themselves "would I really want to live there?" (Photo: Netflix)
    The agents of Million Dollar Beach House will have viewers asking themselves "would I really want to live there?" (Photo: Netflix)

    Following in the finely-shod footsteps of Selling Sunset, Netflix is settling down in the land once epitomized by Gatsby and Sabrina, where staggering wealth, pastel polos, and topsider sandals tell the world you have indeed made it. At first blush it might seem like a place to unwind and enjoy your success, but as these realtors and their clients make clear, once you enter this world, the battle for status and survival has only just begun. Also today: Mike Pence speaks at the RNC, Rising Phoenix tells the story of the Paralympics, and ABC's surprise summer hit United We Fall wraps its first season. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: As Joe Reid writes today, Netflix looks to be going after Bravo's lunch these days, releasing a series of shows very much in the Andy Cohen school of reality TV. Million Dollar Beach House is the latest example, introducing viewers to the ultra competitive realtors in one of the most unforgiving environments on planet earth: The Hamptons. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    LIVE COVERAGE: Mike Pence is set to formally accept his party's nomination for Vice President tonight at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Other speakers tonight are set to include Second lady Karen Pence, outgoing White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas. Coverage begins at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PT on cable news and PBS, and at 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT on ABC, CBS and NBC

    NEW EPISODE: Wednesday night means it's results show time on America's Got Talent, with another five quarterfinalists advancing to next month's semi-finals. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    NEW EPISODE: Fan faves Janelle and Kaysar have been nominated by HOH Tyler, and the only way they're going to save their alliance is if one of them wins the Veto on tonight's Big Brother. Plus, what punishment will Christmas receive for getting the Safety Suite plus-one?  8:00 PM ET on CBS

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: The film Rising Phoenix tells the story of the Paralympic Games, which rose from the wreckage of World War II to become a global celebration of athletic potential and the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    SEASON FINALE: Bill (Will Sasso) and Jo (Christina Vidal) are determined to renew their wedding vows in the season finale of United We Fall, even if meddling relatives, an impending blizzard, and the ensuing chaos seem destined to derail their plans. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    SEASON FINALE: Concluding its look at the unseen repercussions of the ongoing pandemic, True Life Presents: Quarantine Stories tonight shares the stories of three young people making life-altering decisions as they move back home with their families.. 9:00 PM ET on MTV

    SERIES FINALE: John (Adam Lustick) and Kate (Anne Dudek) make a power play as Corporate. wraps its third and final season. Meanwhile, Christian (Lance Reddick) is confronted by an angry former employee. 10:30 PM ET on Comedy Central

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

    TOPICS: Million Dollar Beach House, Netflix, Reality TV