Not since the days of Chubby Checker has The Twist been so prevalent in popular culture. As Primetimer's Joe Reid writes, the plot twist has become a staple of Peak TV, and with today's release of the Netflix's Behind Her Eyes we've officially arrived at Peak Twist TV. The new six-part limited series follows a single mother who becomes romantically involved with her married boss, setting off an unexpected and regretable chain of events.
Also today: The Real Housewives of New Jersey kicks off Season 11 with a bang, Will Smith hosts a new docuseries focused on the 14th Amendment, and the Riverdale crew fights to save their alma mater. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:
LIMITED SERIES PREMIERE: Based on the novel by Sarah Pinborough, Behind Her Eyes stars Simona Brown as a single mother who begins an affair with her boss (Tom Bateman), before striking up an unlikely (and ill-advised) friendship with his wife (Eve Hewson). Read our review. Streaming on Netflix
SERIES PREMIERE: Will Smith hosts Amend: The Fight for America, a new six-part docuseries looking at the evolving fight for equal rights in America through the lens of the US Constitution's 14th Amendment. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix
SEASON PREMIERE: Word is Jackie Goldschneider and Teresa Giudice waste no time getting the drama started as The Real Housewives of New Jersey returns for its eleventh season with an epic fight. Primetimer's Joe Reid has screened tonight's premiere and filed this preview. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo
NEW EPISODE: Archie (K.J. Apa) and crew fight to keep Riverdale High's doors open after learning that its budget has been cut by Hiram Lodge (Mark Consuelos) on Riverdale. Meanwhile, Veronica (Camila Mendes) gets creative when she discovers Chad (Chris Mason) is having her followed. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW
SEASON FINALE: All will be unmasked, but only one will take home the Golden Mask Trophy when The Masked Dancer airs its season finale. 9:00 PM ET on Fox (prededed by a "Road to the Finals" special at 8:00 PM ET)
SERIES PREMIERE: The new true crime series I Survived a Crime tells the stories of individuals who were forced to make a quick decision on how to protect themselves and their families. ABC News reporter Gio Benitez hosts. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on A&E (a second episode follows)
SEASON PREMIERE: With Jerod's case on the line, Callie (Maia Mitchell) takes a job with a high profile defense lawyer as Good Trouble kicks off its third season. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Freeform
NEW EPISODE: Production delays forced the show into reruns the last few weeks, but S.W.A.T. returns tonight with the team taking on a tragic mission that will leave each of them shaken. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on CBS
Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.