Today’s Top TV Picks – Wednesday May 27

Today’s Top Picks


Game On!

8 p.m. on CBS – Series Premiere

Keegan-Michael Key is host for this offbeat new series that celebrates sports. Two teams of three, captained by tennis champion Serena Williams and Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski, compete against each other in over-the-top physical challenges, absurd trivia and epic field competitions.


Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

10 p.m. ET on ABC – Season Premiere

Coulson (Clark Gregg) and his agents are hurled backwards through time and stranded in 1931 as this series launches its seventh and final season with “The New Deal.” The all-new Zephyr is set to time-jump at any moment, so the team has to hurry and find out exactly what happened. If they fail, it’ll mean disaster for the past, present and future of Earth. So, no pressure. Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker and Jeff Ward also star.


American Soul

10 p.m. ET on BET – Season Premiere

Season 2 of this musical docudrama opens with the premiere “1975,” a year that finds “Soul Train” swiftly growing in popularity with TV audiences. That success proves double-edged, however, since it leaves Don (Sinqua Walls) struggling to deal with an unwelcome new level of stress. Meanwhile, Gerald (Jason Dirden) is blackmailed by a former accomplice who now works for the mob. James Devoti also stars.


Expedition With Steve Backshall

10 p.m. ET on PBS – Season Finale

During the first season of his visually stunning travel series, adventurer Steve Backshall has taken his audiences to a series of far-flung locales in unexplored corners of the world, checking off some unprecedented firsts along the way. He wraps up this season with “Oman — Desert Fortress,” on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. There, in the region’s Dhofar Mountains, Backshall encounters one of Earth’s rarest animals.

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