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Syfy and USA Pull Double Duty with Resident Alien, Astrid & Lilly Premieres

ALSO: The Book of Boba Fett, The Amazing Race, USA Curling gets a Peacock docuseries, and more.
  • (Photos: Syfy/USA)
    (Photos: Syfy/USA)

    In what's becoming an increasingly common occurence, two sister channels are teaming up to maximize their audience tonight as USA Network and Syfy (both owned by NBCUniversal) both present the premieres of Resident Alien Season 2 and Astrid & Lilly Save the World, which will air concurrently on both networks.

    Also today: Peacock’s American Rock Stars previews Olympic curling, Boba Fett’s journey continues, Let’s Make a Deal returns to primetime, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    Astrid & Lilly Save the World: Series premiere. When high school best friends Astrid (Jana Morrison) and Lilly (Samantha Aucoin) accidentally crack open a portal to a monster dimension, they must vanquish the creepy creatures and save the world. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Syfy and USA Network

    Resident Alien: Season 2 premiere. Now on a quest to protect the people of Earth, Harry (Alan Tudyk) struggles to hold onto his alien identity as his human emotions grow stronger by the day. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Syfy and USA Network

    The Book of Boba Fett: New episode. The bounty hunters gather for a looming war, but Shand's (Ming-Na Wen) efforts to recruit new muscle may not be enough to overcome their enemy. Streaming on Disney+

    The Amazing Race: New episode. Team members will need to conquer their fear of heights in two harrowing challenges. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    American Rock Stars: Complete docuseries. Peacock follows the U.S. men’s curling team as they prepare to defend their gold medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics in this four-episode series narrated by Nick Offerman. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Let’s Make a Deal: Special presentation. Wayne Brady hosts a special primetime airing of the iconic game show. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Next Level Chef: New episode. After randomly assigning each team to an ill-equipped kitchen, Gordon Ramsay, Nyesha Arrington, and Richard Blais challenge their teams to create a next level burger. The best dish will keep an entire team safe, while the other contestants will face the possibility of elimination. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    Good Sam: New episode. When Sam (Sophia Bush) and her father (Jason Isaacs) clash over a case, her frustration comes out in a surprising way. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    NBA Basketball: ESPN hands the NBA the keys ahead of two big-name matchups:

    • Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT
    • Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT

    NHL Hockey: Over on TNT, the NHL reigns supreme:

    • Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT
    • Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT

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

    TOPICS: Resident Alien, Syfy, USA Network, Astrid & Lilly Save the World