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Baroness Von Sketch Show Wraps Five-Year Run on IFC

ALSO: The Day Sports Stood Still, Seaspiracy, Fast-Forward: Look Into Your Future, Genius: Aretha, and more.
  • Baroness Von Sketch Show (Photo: Matt Barnes/IFC)
    Baroness Von Sketch Show (Photo: Matt Barnes/IFC)

    After five seasons and five bonus episodes, our favorite all-female sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show bids farewell tonight with one last off-kilter look at the angst and absurdities of modern life. 

    Also today: HBO recalls the day arenas across America fell silent, Netflix's Seaspiracy may leave you swearing off seafood, and families get a sneak peek at their geriatric futures in a new PBS special. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SERIES FINALE: The final episode of Baroness Von Sketch Show considers future art, fashion over 40, and plastic panic: a cautionary tale about takeout containers. Midnight on IFC

    NEW EPISODE: TV's most inane reality competition is changing things up as The Masked Singer introduces its first-ever "wildcard" character, who will take the stage at the end of the night in hopes of stealing a slot from an existing celebrity in disguise. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    DOCUMENTARY: HBO Sports and director Antoine Fuqua present The Day Sports Stood Still, a look back at the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET  on HBO

    DOCUMENTARY: You may never look at seafood quite the same way after watching Seaspiracy, the new Netflix documentary examining the impact of the global fishing industry. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    DOCUMENTARY: With the help of an MIT-produced "aging empathy suit," Fast-Forward: Look Into Your Future follows four millennials and their parents as they learn first-hand how it feels to grow older.  Narrated by Rosario Dawson. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on PBS

    SEASON FINALE: The Queen of Soul enters the age of disco and pushes herself to new creative heights as Genius: Aretha airs its two final episodes at 9:00 PM ET on National Geographic

    NEW EPISODE: Dan (John Goodman) feels helpless when Louise (Katey Sagal) refuses to let him put himself at risk for her on The Conners. Meanwhile, when Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) learns the competing restaurants are posting negative reviews about The Lunch Box, she recruits Neville (Nat Faxon) to help her confront them. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

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

    TOPICS: Baroness von Sketch Show, IFC