Kyra Sedgwick Returns to ABC in New Comedy Call Your Mother

ALSO: The Conners, The Masked Dancer, Night Stalker, Everyone is Doing Great, and more.
  • Rachel Sennott, Patrick Brammall, Austin Crute, Kyra Sedgwick, Emma Caymares, and Joey Bragg as in Call Your Mother. (ABC/Brian Bowen Smith)
    Rachel Sennott, Patrick Brammall, Austin Crute, Kyra Sedgwick, Emma Caymares, and Joey Bragg as in Call Your Mother. (ABC/Brian Bowen Smith)

    As Primetimer's Joe Reid writes today, just when we need her most, Kyra Sedgwick is back on series TV. The Closer alum, who led ABC's short-lived Ten Days in the Valley in the 2017-2018 season, returns to the network tonight in Call Your Mother, a new comedy from Kari Lizer (The New Adventures of Old Christine).

    Also today: Candice Bergen guests on The Conners, the competition heats up on The Masked Dancer, and Samantha Bee returns to an all-you-can-eat buffet of political fodder. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: Kyra Sedgwick stars as a midwestern empty-nester who moves to Los Angeles in an effort to re-inserts herself into the lives of her adult children in Call Your Mother. Watch trailer. 9:30 PM ET on ABC

    NEW EPISODE: Candice Bergen guest stars on The Conners as the sharp-tongued mother of Ben (Jay R. Ferguson) who arrives in town after an unexpected death and unveils shocking information from the past. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    COMPLETE FIRST SEASON: One Tree Hill alums James Lafferty and Stephen Colletti created, wrote and star in  Everyone Is Doing Great, in which they play former teen heartthrobs struggling to find their place as they enter their thirties. Primetimer's Tara Ariano previewed the series and filed this reviewStreaming on Hulu

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Netflix revisits the chilling crimes of Richard Ramirez in Night Stalker: The Hunt for A Serial Killer, a new four-part docuseries examining the string of murders that terrorized Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1984 and 1985. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Cotton Candy, Ms. Moth, Sloth and Zebra hit the The Masked Dancer stage for the Group B playoffs. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    SEASON PREMIERE: Samantha Bee returns for the sixth season of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Given the events of the past week, she should have more than enough material to work with. 10:30 PM ET on TBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: A pregnant ex threatens to ruin one newlywed couple's happily ever after as Married at First Sight officially begins its Atlanta-set twelfth season. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

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

    TOPICS: Call Your Mother, ABC, Kyra Sedgwick