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Netflix Bows Bullsh*t: The Game Show and The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe

ALSO: Barry Levinson's The Survivor, 365 Days: This Day, Sketchbook Season 1, and more.
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    Netflix returns to the well today with its latest high-concept game show and a new documentary looking at Marilyn Monroe's life in the period just before her death. Also: Barry Levinson and Ben Foster dramatize the true story of Auschwitz survivor Harry Haft, Netflix bows a sequel to erotic thriller 365 Days, and Disney animators teach viewers how to draw Olaf, Captain Hook, and other iconic characters. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    Bullsh*t: The Game Show: Complete Season 1. Howie Mandel hosts a new trivia show that gives contestants a chance to win $1 million without ever providing a correct answer. Throughout the game, players will work their way up a money ladder by either answering questions correctly or by confidently giving incorrect answers — and persuading their opponents of their veracity. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes: Original documentary. Director Emma Cooper uses previously unheard recordings of those who knew Marilyn Monroe best to piece together the Hollywood icon’s final weeks, days, and hours. The film promises to shine a light on Monroe’s complicated life and offer a new perspective on that fateful night. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Survivor: Original film. Barry Levinson tells the story of Harry Haft (played by Ben Foster), a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who boxed fellow inmates in order to stay alive. Vicky Krieps, Billy Magnussen, Peter Sarsgaard, John Leguizamo, and Danny DeVito also star. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    365 Days: This Day: Original film. Laura (Anna-Maria Sieklucka) and Massimo (Michele Morrone) are finally reunited, but their new beginning is complicated by Massimo’s family ties and a mysterious man who enters Laura’s life to win her heart, and trust, at any cost. The erotic thriller serves as a sequel to 2020 hit 365 Days, titled 365 Dni in Polish. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Sketchbook: Complete Season 1. Walt Disney Animation Studios offers an insider’s look into the animation process as talented artists teach viewers how to draw beloved characters, including Kuzco from Emperor’s New Groove, Olaf from Encanto, and young Simba from The Lion King. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Moon Knight: New episode. Watch preview. Streaming on Disney+

    Survivor: New episode. Jeff Probst reveals that two players will be heading home after the challenge, while Mike, Jonathan, and Rocksroy propose a Big Strong Boys alliance. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    The Real Housewives of Orange County: Reunion (Part 2). The RHOC cast sits down with Andy Cohen to rehash Season 16’s biggest moments in the second and final hour of the reunion. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    Kung Fu: New episode. While Nicky (Olivia Liang) investigates the secrets behind a mysterious stone that Juliet (guest star Annie Q) is after, Henry (Eddie Liu) uncovers a shocking revelation about his father. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Good Sam: New episode. As Sam (Sophia Bush), Griff (Jason Isaacs), and Vivian (Wendy Crewson) face the fallout from Griff's bombshell confession to the hospital board, the surgical team preps for a rare high-profile surgery that could take Sam’s career to the next level. Meanwhile, Lex (Skye P. Marshall) confronts Griff about his betrayal, and Malcolm (Edwin Hodge) sets his sights on his mother's board seat. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on CBS

    NBA Playoffs: After falling behind 3-1, can the Bulls and Nuggets make a comeback in Game 5?

    • Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT on TNT
    • Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors 10:00 PM ET/7:00 PM PT on TNT

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

    TOPICS: Bullsh*t The Game Show, Netflix, The Mystery Of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes, Sketchbook, Barry Levinson, Howie Mandel