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Netflix Saddles Up With Quirky New Reality Series How to Be a Cowboy

ALSO: Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror, Pixar's Dug Days, AGT, and more.
  • Rodeo personality Dale Brisby imparts cowboy wisdom in his new Netflix reality show. (Photo: Netflix)
    Rodeo personality Dale Brisby imparts cowboy wisdom in his new Netflix reality show. (Photo: Netflix)

    Netflix recently hinted that it's working on a new season of Tiger King, but in the interim it's serving up How to Be a Cowboy, a new reality show with another eccentric personality at its core. The series premieres today.

    Also today: Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror puts the 9/11 attacks into historical context, ESPN heads to Montgomery, Alabama for the UAB-Jacksonville State game, and five acts move on to the America’s Got Talent finals. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    How to Be a Cowboy: Complete first season. Dale Brisby uses his social media savvy and rodeo skills to keep cowboy traditions alive at his Radiator Ranch, where he and his eclectic friends train the next generation of cowboys. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror: Limited series. Brian Knappenberger (We Are Legion) directs this five-part docuseries chronicling the September 11 attacks and how American foreign policy has shifted over the years, starting with the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 all the way through the recent withdrawal and Taliban takeover. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Pixar's Dug Days: Series premiere. The lovable dog from Pixar's Up returns in five new shorts set in his backyard. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    College Football: Jacksonville State and the University of Alabama-Birmingham kick off their seasons at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on ESPN

    America’s Got Talent: Five acts will advance to the finals and six will be eliminated in this season's first semi-finals results show. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Nine Perfect Strangers: The group grows closer, but Zoe’s (Grace Van Patten) 21st birthday celebration reopens old wounds. Streaming on Hulu

    Monsters at Work: Season finale. Tylor (Ben Feldman) finally achieves his dream of being promoted to Jokester, but he’s torn about leaving MIFT behind. Meanwhile, Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sulley (John Goodman) are given an ultimatum: generate more power, or the factory will be shut down. Streaming on Disney+

    Marvel Studios Legends: The Ten Rings: Marvel reacquaints viewers with The Ten Rings, the terrorist organization at the center of its new Shang-Chi movie. Streaming on Disney+

    Big Brother: New episode. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    9/11: One Day in America: It’s All Gone, Kid: Special presentation. National Geographic’s four-night, six-film event ends with a rumination on the aftermath and long-term consequences of the September 11 attacks. 9:00 PM ET on National Geographic

    Future of Work: Series premiere. This three-part docuseries explores monumental changes in the workplace and the potential impact on workers, employers, educators, and communities. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on PBS

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

    TOPICS: How to be a Cowboy, Netflix, Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror