Season 6 opens with host Steve Harvey welcoming the casts of both the original “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and its Netflix streaming reboot “Queer Eye.” Playing for The Trevor Project, a 24-hour suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth, Carson Kressley leads his former castmates Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia and Jai Rodriguez. Playing for GLSEN, which supports LGBTQ students, Bobby Berk heads the Netflix crew, which also includes Antoni Porowksi, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France and Wesley Hammond, featured in Season 4.
She took the gig as a lark, but actress Elizabeth Banks (the “Pitch Perfect” movies) says she’s delighted to be returning as host and an executive producer for Season 2 of this vintage game show reboot, on which contestants earn cash and merchandise if they correctly answer questions Banks puts to them. If they accidentally stop the Big Board on an animated Whammy, however, they lose it all.
A game of Remote Control opens the new episode “Robo-Dough,” as chefs and mentors Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence take instructions from the recruits on how to make a dish they can’t see, taste or touch. Burrell and Florence are back in the driver’s seat for the main-dish challenge, in which they teach the recruits how to make homemade ravioli, with the rookies allowed to put their own flavor riff on their pasta dish. The two least successful chefs are sent home.
This three-part miniseries, which airs on successive Sundays, chronicles a real-life 2001 game-show scandal that rocked British television, as British army major Charles Ingram (Matthew Macfadyen, HBO’s “Succession”) and his wife, Diana (Sian Clifford, “Fleabag”), are accused of cheating on the U.K. edition of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” The couple are alleged to have used an accomplice in the audience to signal correct answers via coughing. Michael Sheen also stars as “Millionaire” host Chris Tarrant.