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CBS Bows The Real Love Boat, Nailed It! Offers Fresh Baking Fails

ALSO: Syfy's Reginald the Vampire, Mr. Harrigan's Phone, Andor, and more.
  • Photos: CBS, Netflix, Syfy, Disney+.
    Photos: CBS, Netflix, Syfy, Disney+.

    Husband-wife duo Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn bring The Love Boat into the real world today with a new CBS series. The Real Love Boat sees 10 singles gather for a month aboard a cruise ship, where they will compete in challenges designed to help them find a lifelong partner.

    Also today: Nailed It! gets in the spirit with a Halloween-themed seventh season, Syfy’s Reginald the Vampire puts a comedic spin on traditional vampire tropes, Netflix adapts Stephen King novella Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    The Real Love Boat: Series premiere. Five single men and five single women set sail on the Regal Princess Cruise Ship in hopes of finding love in this dating show based on the beloved scripted version. Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell serve as hosts, while The Love Boat star Ted Lange appears in the premiere to pass the torch to the new crew. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    Nailed It! Halloween: Complete Season 7. The Emmy-nominated baking series returns with ghoulish surprises inspired by popular Netflix shows, including The Umbrella Academy, Cobra Kai, and The Witcher. Host Nicole Byer oversees the Halloween-centric season. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Reginald the Vampire: Series premiere. After being turned, average guy Reginald (Jacob Batalon) crashes into a world populated by beautiful, fit, and vain vampires, instantly putting him at odds with his new community. Though he must now face a bully boss and a vampire chieftain who wants him dead, Reginald soon discovers he has a few powers of his own. Based on Johnny B. Truant’s “Fat Vampire” novels. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Syfy

    Mr. Harrigan’s Phone: Original film. John Lee Hancock adapts Stephen King’s novella into a film about a boy (Jaeden Martell) and an aging billionaire (Donald Sutherland) who share a mysterious connection that carries on after the older man dies. Also stars Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Joe Tippett. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Trapped 13: How We Survived the Thai Cave: Original documentary. Members of the Thai youth soccer team tell their stories of getting trapped in Tham Luang Cave in 2018 and the lengths they went to in order to survive. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Bling Empire: Complete Season 3. The drama picks right back up as everyone in the group is pulled deeper into the feud between Christine and Anna. Elsewhere, Kane books a major fashion campaign, Christine takes Kevin to Paris Fashion Week, and Anna receives a shocking visit from someone from the past. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Andor: New episode. Streaming on Disney+

    Prince Andrew: Banished: Original documentary. Peacock explores how Prince Andrew’s behavior and relationship with sex offenders Jeffery Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell brought scandal and disgrace to the royal family. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock

    Abominable and the Invisible City: Complete Season 1. Yi, Jin, Peng, and the rest of their Abominable pals discover that there’s a whole magical world out there and embark on hilarious and heartfelt adventures throughout China in a new DreamWorks Animation series. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu and Peacock

    Survivor: New episode. Dwight and Jesse undergo a trial separation, while Sami rats out the Baka bag-searching to Gabler. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Chicago Med: New episode. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Nellie (Lilah Richcreek Estrada) clash over the treatment of a paranoid patient. Followed by new episodes of Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    Chucky: Season 2 premiere. After his diabolical plan to invade America’s children’s hospitals was foiled, Chucky now seeks revenge on those he holds responsible: surviving teens Jake (Zackary Arthur), Devon (Björgvin Arnarson), and Lexy (Alyvia Alyn Lind), as well as his ex Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), now his sworn enemy. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Syfy

    Kung Fu: Season 3 premiere. As the Shens prepare for Harmony Dumplings’ grand reopening, they learn that they have become the latest victims of a crime wave that has hit their Chinatown community. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Abbott Elementary: New episode. A traveling storytelling troupe Jacob used to be in visits Abbott Elementary for a day of education and entertainment. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

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

    TOPICS: The Real Love Boat, CBS, Netflix, Mr. Harrigan's Phone, Nailed It!, Reginald the Vampire, The Trapped 13: How We Survived the Thai Cave, Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn