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Network-Hopping Kids Say the Darndest Things Makes Its CBS Debut

ALSO: The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Madness, The Circle Season 2 finale, and more.
  • Same show, new network: Tiffany Haddish brings Kids Say the Darndest Things to CBS. (Photo: Emily Shur/CBS)
    Same show, new network: Tiffany Haddish brings Kids Say the Darndest Things to CBS. (Photo: Emily Shur/CBS)

    We're used to seeing canceled network shows land on streaming, but it's far less common for a show to hop from one broadcast network to another. That said, if ever a show felt like it belonged on CBS, it's the 2019 ABC revival of Kids Say the Darndest Things. The Tiffany Haddish-hosted series kicks off a new season at its new home tonight.

    Also today: A journalist recounts his lifelong obsession with the Son of Sam case, Netflix reveals the winner of The Circle Season 2, and the meddling puppets of Crank Yankers return for a sixth season. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    SEASON PREMIERE: Tiffany Haddish is taking full advantage of her new digs as Kids Say the Darndest Things makes its CBS debut, totting the kids along for a special visit to the Price Is Right set, where Drew Carey challenges them with some kid-friendly pricing games. Watch preview8:00 PM ET on CBS

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Netflix explores the theory that David Berkowitz, the Son of Sam serial killer, had an accomplice in new docuseries The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Madness. The four-part true crime series is narrated by Paul Giamatti and directed by Joshua Zeman (Murder Mountain). Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    SEASON FINALE: The second season of Netflix’s The Circle comes to an end after four weeks of catfishing, alliances gone bad, and mind tricks. Who will win the $100,000 grand prize? Watch previewStreaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: The competition heats up on The Masked Singer as the “Spicy Six” perform for the judges. Chrissy Metz (This Is Us) joins the panel. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    SEASON PREMIERE: Return to Yankerville in a new season of Crank Yankers. Season 6 features beloved puppets like Tracy Morgan’s Spoonie Luv and Jimmy Kimmel’s Elmer Higgins alongside an ensemble of newbies voiced by Kathy Griffin, Desus and Mero, Trixie Mattel, Annie Murphy, and Tiffany Haddish. Watch preview. 10:30 PM ET on Comedy Central

    NEW EPISODE: After being captured by Gilead's forces on The Handmaid’s Tale, June (Elisabeth Moss) embarks upon a harrowing journey that may bring her one step closer to freedom. Streaming on Hulu

    SERIES PREMIERE: PBS takes viewers inside the human body in new series Human: The World Within. Two episodes of the six-part docuseries air back-to-back tonight, with new new episodes airing Wednesdays through June 2. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Crank Yankers, ABC, CBS, Kids Say the Darndest Things, Tiffany Haddish