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Virgin River Continues on Netflix, Grown-ish Loses Six Original Stars

ALSO: The 2022 ESPYS, Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi, Dickie V, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, Freeform
    Photos: Netflix, Freeform

    Relationship drama dominates TV today as Virgin River launches its fourth season on Netflix and Grown-ish begins a new chapter without six of its original stars.

    Also: Sports stars gather for the 2022 ESPYS, Netflix turns its lens on "The Butcher of Delhi" in a new true crime docuseries, ESPN celebrates icon Dick Vitale, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    Virgin River: Complete Season 4. After years dreaming of being a mother, Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge) is finally pregnant, but she remains uncertain whether the baby belongs to her deceased husband Mark (Daniel Gillies), or Jack (Martin Henderson). Elsewhere, Hope (Annette O’Toole) is still healing from her car accident, and the lingering psychological effects of her brain injury will have profound consequences for both her and Doc (Tim Matheson). Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Grown-ish: Season 5 premiere. Zoey (Yara Shahidi) returns to Cal U to support Junior’s (Marcus Scribner) first day on campus but soon realizes that she may be missing her college days more than she thought. After meeting his new classmates, Junior seeks to escape dorm life by attending Doug's White Party. Original series stars Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Chloe Bailey, Luka Sabbat, Halle Bailey, and Jordan Buhat will not return for the revamped Season 5, as the show divides it focus between Junior at Cal U and Zoey's post-grad life. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Freeform

    2022 ESPYS: Special presentation. Stephen Curry hosts the 30th annual ESPY Awards live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi: Complete docuseries. A series of mutilated bodies and taunting notes left outside a Delhi jail send police hunting for a seasoned killer with a grudge against the system in this true crime docuseries. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Dickie V: Original documentary. ESPN reflects on Dick Vitale’s decades-long history at the network, his struggle against melanoma and lymphoma, and his passionate broadcasting style in a new documentary. The film premieres on streaming before making its linear debut this Saturday. Watch trailer. Streaming on ESPN+

    Big Brother: New episode. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    The Challenge: USA: New episode. Alliances continue to develop as the competitors face off in an extreme heights challenge. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

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

    TOPICS: Virgin River, Freeform, Netflix, ESPY Awards, Grown-ish, Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi, Dick Vitale