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Netflix Bows Dating Series The Ultimatum and Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story

ALSO: The Kardashians on ABC, The Hardy Boys Season 2, new TLC series Body Parts, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, E!, Hulu, TLC
    Photos: Netflix, E!, Hulu, TLC

    Netflix dominates the day with two major releases: The Ultimatum, a new dating reality show from the minds behind Love Is Blind, and Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story, a docuseries about the horrifying sexual abuse allegations leveled at UK TV star Jimmy Savile.

    Also today: The Hardy Boys return to Hulu for another season of adventures, ABC's Robin Roberts sits down with the Kardashian family in primetime, TLC follows an anaplastologist who creates prosthetics for people with serious injuries, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On: Series premiere. Six couples on the verge of marriage swap partners to get a glimpse of two different possible futures in Netflix’s latest social experiment. The reality series is created by Love Is Blind’s Chris Coelen, who reunites with hosts Nick and Vanessa Lachey. Eight episodes drop today, followed by the finale and reunion next week. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story: Complete docuseries. Netflix examines the unseen side of Jimmy Savile, one of the UK’s most beloved TV personalities, in a new docuseries about the 450 allegations of sexual assault and abuse that emerged after his 2011 death. The two-part documentary includes extensive archival footage and personal testimony from his alleged victims, some of whom were as young as five. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Hardy Boys: Complete Season 2. When a Bridgeport classmate mysteriously disappears, Frank (Rohan Campbell) and Joe Hardy (Alexander Elliot) get back to detective work, but it soon becomes clear their simple missing person case is actually part of something much more sinister. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    The Kardashians - A Robin Roberts Special: Special presentation. Kris Jenner and Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian open up about their family dynamic, their efforts to separate their public and private lives, and their business empire in an hourlong chat. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Body Parts: Series premiere. Certified anaplastologist Allison Vest creates custom prosthetics for patients who have lost their body parts in TLC’s new medical docuseries. Over the course of the season, Vest will help a wide variety of patients, including a woman who lost her hands after an extreme case of pneumonia and a boy missing both ears after a dog attack. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on TLC

    The Masked Singer: New episode. The remaining four singers in Group B return to battle for their second performances. One will be unmasked at the end of the episode. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Survivor: New episode. Taku's synergy is threatened as Jonathan and Maryanne clash. Elsewhere, Daniel becomes a target when he competes through an injury. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Chicago Med: New episode. As rival gangs bring their war to the Med, Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Charles (Oliver Platt) work with a teenage brain cancer patient who’s refusing treatment. Followed by new episodes of Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Snowfall: New episode. The family gathers for Jerome (Amin Joseph) and Louie’s (Angela Lewis) wedding and is promptly sent down the rabbit hole. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on FX

    NBA Basketball: The NBA takes over ESPN tonight with two matchups, including a Big Apple rivalry:

    • Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT
    • Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT

    NHL Hockey: Over on TNT, the end of the NHL regular season approaches:

    • Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT
    • Vancouver Canucks at Vegas Golden Knights 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: Netflix, Body Parts, The Hardy Boys, Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story, The Kardashians, The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On