Today’s Top 5 TV Picks – Wednesday February 6


Today’s Top 5 Picks


1

The Watergate ­Scandal: A Mysteries at the Museum Special

9 p.m. ET on TRAVEL

Perhaps inevitably, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump has renewed interest in the early 1970s Watergate scandal that led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. In this new one-hour special, host Don Wildman travels to Washington, D.C., to revisit what was — at the time, at least — the most explosive scandal in American history, which started with a bizarre burglary, then snowballed into two years of investigations.


2

You’re the Worst

10 p.m. ET on FXX

In a new episode called “A Very Good Boy,” as his wedding day approaches, Jimmy (Chris Geere) grows comically desperate to prove that his looming nuptials don’t mean he is losing his “edge.” Meanwhile, Edgar and Lindsay (Desmin Borges, Kether Donohue) resolve to go out together on a proper date. Aya Cash also stars.


3

Pure

10 p.m. ET on WGN-A

In the new episode “As One,” the local drug dealers try to coerce a deal from Noah (Ryan Robbins) in exchange for assistance in pulling the drug plane out of the lake. Covertly, however, Noah hatches a scheme to get the plane out of the water and retrieve the drugs without the drug merchants’ knowledge. Alex Paxton-Beesley, A.J. Buckley, Gord Rand, Peter Outerbridge and Rosie Perez also star.


4

Knight Fight

10:03 p.m. ET on HIST

In the new episode “Romans vs. Barbarians,” a Grand Melee round between six armored-combat specialists in ancient armor and weaponry narrows the field to four, who then fight a Team Melee round using weapons once carried by the ancient Romans and Barbarians. The two finalists then face off in a final duel that will determine which of them wins $10,000 and the title of this episode’s Knight Fight Champion.


5

American Beauty Star

10:03 p.m. ET on LIFE

Sara Bareilles’ hit Broadway musical Waitress provides inspiration for the nine remaining artists, each of whom is paired with a professional waitress who will get a full makeover and a striking new look in the new episode Waitress Worthy Makeovers. Christie Brinkley, photographer Yu Tsai and Hearst Magazines executive Leah Wyar are the judges.

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