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CBS Bows CSI: Vegas, Riverdale Wraps, and Netflix Goes Baking Impossible

ALSO: Bad Sport dives into scandal, Tough as Nails returns, Masked Singer, Fauci, and more.
  • Photos: CBS, The CW, FOX, Netflix and Disney+.
    Photos: CBS, The CW, FOX, Netflix and Disney+.

    The CSI franchise returns to the city that started it all tonight in a new limited series that sees a new crew of investigators join old favorites Gil Grissom (William Petersen), Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox), and David Hodges (Wallace Langham).

    Also today: Netflix explores the intersection of sports and true crime in Bad Sport, Baking Impossible’s contestants put their engineering skills to the test, and Riverdale ends its fifth season on The CW. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    CSI: Vegas: Limited series premiere. Franchise alums William Petersen, Jorja Fox, and Wallace Langham return to the city where it all began in a new limited series starring Paula Newsome as Maxine Roby, the leader of a new team of investigators facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab. Read our review. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    Bad Sport: Complete first season. The team behind Don’t F**k With Cats tur their attention to the intersection of sports and true-crime in this six-episode documentary series. Episodes focus on the 1994 Arizona State basketball point-shaving scandal, an auto-racing weed racket, and a racehorse insurance fraud scheme. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Baking Impossible: Series premiere. Top bakers and innovative engineers team up to build edible creations that must taste delicious and survive intense stress tests in Netflix’s newest reality competition. The eight-episode series drops in two batches across two weeks. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Riverdale: Season finale. Just as the gang begins to pick up the pieces of difficult year in Riverdale, an incident at Pop’s forces them to make a tough decision about the town’s future. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Tough as Nails: Season premiere. Host Phil Keoghan welcomes a new crew to Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, where they'll put their strength, endurance, and mental fortitude to the test. In tonight's premiere, Season 1 winner Kelly “Murphy” Murphy returns to lead the group through their first challenge: a race to receive cargo dropped from a C-130 plane. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    Fauci: Original documentary. Anthony Fauci has become a household name over the last eighteen months, but less is known about the journey that led him to this point. Disney+ and National Geographic team up for this intimate portrait of one of America’s most unlikely cultural icons. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    There’s Someone Inside Your House: Original movie. Based on the bestselling book by Stephanie Perkins, this horror flick follows a high school graduating class being targeted by a masked killer intent on exposing their darkest secrets. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    What If…?: Season finale. After last week’s cliffhanger, Disney+ brings its Ultron storyline to an end in the finale of Marvel’s animated series. Watch preview. Streaming on Disney+

    Survivor: As Primetimer's resident Survivor scholar noted in his recap of last week's episode, the show's next-episode teases have taken a turn for the elliptical and Mad Men-esquely vague this season, but: Liana frets she made a million-dollar mistake, J.D. continues to act extra as hell, and Sydney is scared.  8:00 PM ET on CBS

    The Masked Singer: Group A returns, a wildcard enters the game, and one unlucky singer will be unmasked at the end of the episode. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Archer: Season finale. Archer finds himself trapped inside IIA headquarters, and Barry is stuck inside Other Barry in the Season 12 finale. 10:00 PM ET on FXX

    Love is Blind: Brazil: Series premiere. Netflix brings its hit social experiment to South America as a group of Brazilian singles embark upon the ultimate blind dating experience. Streaming on Netflix

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

    TOPICS: CSI: Vegas, Baking Impossible, Riverdale