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Kissing Booth 3, Riverdale, and Marvel's What If...? Headline a Packed Day

PLUS: Bake Squad, The Challenge, Money Court, America's Got Talent, and more.
  • (Photos: Netflix, CNBC, Disney+, MTV, The CW)
    (Photos: Netflix, CNBC, Disney+, MTV, The CW)

    Today brings a host of high-profile returns, including the third and final film in The Kissing Booth saga, teen drama Riverdale, and Season 37 of The Challenge. Plus, Disney+ reimagines the MCU’s biggest moments in the new animated series What If…? , a shark jumps to CNBC, and Netflix bows Bake Squad, a new baking competition hosted by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    The Kissing Booth 3: Original movie. Elle (Joey King) and Noah’s (Jacob Elordi) love story continues in the third and final installment of Netflix’s hit YA franchise. As the fall approaches, Elle must decide whether to move across the country to be with Noah, or fulfill her lifelong promise of going to college with her best friend, Lee (Joel Courtney). Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Riverdale: Summer premiere. In the aftermath of the prison break at Hiram’s (Mark Consuelos) jail, Archie (KJ Apa) leads the charge to round up the escaped convicts. Meanwhile, Tabitha (Erinn Westbrook) and Betty (Lili Reinhart) join forces when they realize Jughead (Cole Sprouse) is missing. The second half of Riverdale Season 5 will air through early October ahead of the Season 6 premiere on November 16. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Bake Squad: Complete season. Four expert bakers face off to see whose dessert will be chosen for a special event in this new baking competition hosted by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Challenge: Spies, Lies, and Allies: Season premiere. 34 challengers from around the world travel to Croatia, where they will be tested mentally and physically for a chance to win their share of $1 million. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on MTV

    What If...?: Series premiere. An all-star voice cast flips the script on the MCU in Marvel’s first-ever animated series, which offers alternate endings to the franchise’s most iconic moments. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    America’s Got Talent: Last night’s performers will learn their fate in the season’s first live results show, with seven acts moving on to the semi-final round. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Money Court: Series premiere. Shark Tank star (and legendary Celebrity Jeopardy! loser) Kevin O’Leary presides over a wide range of financial disputes in CNBC’s new primetime court show. O’Leary is joined by veteran trial attorney Katie Phang and former Judge Ada Pozo in the six-episode series. 10:00 PM ET on CNBC

    Cribs: Season premiere. A decade after it last aired, the MTV series returns with new, one-of-a-kind tours of celebrity homes. Guest stars this season are set to include JoJo Siwa, Martha Stewart, Tia Mowry, and Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross. 9:30 PM ET on MTV

    Big Brother: Derek X nominated Britini and Sarah Beth for eviction on Sunday's episode, but his actually target seems to be Christian. Executing that plan will entirely depend on keeping the veto out of the hands of Christian or anyone who might want to protect Christian. In this strategy-packed season, this competition will probably dictate how the rest of the week will play out. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Family Game Fight!: Time period debut. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are “adopted” into opposing families to compete in games like “Pie Rollers,” “Sound Bites,” and “Brain Freeze” for a chance to win $100,000. Read our review. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    Love Island: New episode. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    Superstar: Whitney Houston: Special presentation. ABC News explores the life and legacy of Whitney Houston in the first installment of the network's new docuseries event. The premiere will feature new interviews with those who knew the singer best, including Brandy and Chaka Khan, and interviews with Houston and Bobby Brown from the ABC News archives. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    Dave: Season finale. After months of procrastinating, Dave (Dave Burd) finally releases his album, Penith. 10:00 PM ET on FXX

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

    TOPICS: Riverdale, Netflix, Bake Squad, The Challenge, Cribs, The Kissing Booth, What If...? (Marvel series)