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The Umbrella Academy Returns, Doctor Strange 2 Makes Its Streaming Debut

ALSO: Obi-Wan Kenobi wraps, Netflix bows Snowflake Mountain, HBO unearths Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, Marvel Studios
    Photos: Netflix, Marvel Studios

    Superheroes are the order of the day today as Netflix's The Umbrella Academy returns for its third season and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness hits Disney+ following its theatrical release. Also: Netflix bows reality series Snowflake Mountain, a new HBO documentary unearths never-before-seen footage of the Chernobyl disaster, Love & Gelato delivers Italian rom-com fun, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    The Umbrella Academy: Complete third season. Back at the Academy, the Umbrellas clash with a new squad of Hargreeves siblings, the Sparrow Academy, as a mysterious force begins to wreak havoc on the city. The drama’s third season sees Elliot Page’s character come out as transgender and introduces newcomers including Cazzie David, Jake Epstein, and Justin Cornwell. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: Streaming premiere. The MCU pushes the boundaries of the Multiverse further than ever before as Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) traverses mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities to confront a mysterious new adversary. The Sam Raimi-directed film lands on Disney+ after debuting in theaters last month. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Snowflake Mountain: Complete first season. Ten spoiled young adults are put to the test at a wilderness survival retreat to help kick start their journey to independent living. The camper who makes the biggest transformation and wins the boot camp will earn a major cash prize. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Obi-Wan Kenobi: Limited series finale. Disney’s Star Wars prequel comes to an end after six episodes. The drama is billed as a limited series, but star Ewan McGregor has said he'd like to make another season. Streaming on Disney+

    Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes: Original documentary. Emmy-winning filmmaker James Jones (Mosul) uncovers a wealth of never-before-seen footage shot in the days, weeks, and months following the Chernobyl explosion to highlight the true scope of the cataclysmic event and the lengths to which the Soviet Union went to cover it up. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Love & Gelato: Original film. A pre-med student has the summer of a lifetime in Rome, using her mom’s old journal as a guide as she slowly falls for the city’s charms, its people, and its gelato. The rom-com is based on the bestselling novel of the same name and stars Susanna Skaggs, Saul Nanni, and Tobia De Angelis. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Wellington Paranormal: Season 3 premiere. Officers Minogue (Mike Minogue) and O’Leary (Karen O’Leary) are back on the case as they hunt down a monstrous invisible force. Two episodes of the Kiwi comedy air tonight. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Ms. Marvel: New episode. Streaming on Disney+

    Stanley Cup Finals: The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Colorado Avalanche in Game 4. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on ABC

    The Flash: New episode. While The Flash (Grant Gustin) and team prepare for the fight of their lives, Iris (Candice Patton) discovers the cause of her time sickness. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    So You Think You Can Dance: New episode. The Top 12 contestants head into the studio rounds, where they must compete in pairs and in the style of the female partner. The audience and judges will vote for their favorite male and female dancer, and the bottom two will go home. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    Planet California: Series premiere. PBS celebrates California’s wildlife and wild places, and their coexistence with the 40 million people who call it home, in this new nature series. 10:00 PM ET on PBS

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

    TOPICS: The Umbrella Academy, Disney+, Netflix, Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Love & Gelato, Snowflake Mountain