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Shang-Chi Primer, Horror Story's Surprise Visitor and More

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

On TV this Wednesday: Disney+ prepares viewers for the MCU’s latest Phase 4 entry, Monsters at Work clocks out, and American Horror Story welcomes an unexpected visitor. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    Dug Days

    Series premiere (all five episodes): The short-form ‘toon follows the lovable dog from Pixar’s Up as he embarks on backyard adv-SQUIRREL!!!!!

  • Disney+
    Marvel Studios: Legends

    The latest installment serves as a primer for the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (premiering exclusively in theaters this Friday).

  • Disney+
    Monsters at Work

    Season 1 finale: The newly promoted Tylor feels torn on leaving MIFT; Mike and Sulley are given an ultimatum. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Netflix
    Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

    The five-part docuseries explores Al Qaeda’s roots in the 1980s and America’s forceful response to the Sept. 11 attacks. (What else is streaming in September?)

  • NBC
    America's Got Talent

    Five of Tuesday’s semifinalists advance to the finals. (Review Fall TV Calendar.)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    Six houseguests compete for the Power of Veto. (Get Survivor Season 41 scoop!)

  • Fox

    Two episodes: Legendary chefs Val Cantu, Jonathan Yao, Sherry Yard and Tanya Holland judge a two-course menu created by the home cooks. Later, French chef Ludo Lefebvre guest-judges a Mystery Box challenge.

  • The CW

    In an ep directed by Mädchen Amick, Cheryl turns to Archie, Kevin, Fangs and Reggie for help after she learns there is palladium beneath her maple groves.

  • FX
    American Horror Story

    Harry’s newfound talent brings a surprise visitor to town; Alma takes matters into her own hands. (Who were the Performers of the Week?)

  • Freeform
    Good Trouble

    Callie and Gael struggle to find time for each other; Mariana attempts to redeem herself with the Fight Club Girls. (Which Freeform drama was renewed and axed?)

  • ABC

    This week’s profile on Richard Pryor takes a look at his groundbreaking comedy and his eventual battle with multiple sclerosis.

    On Sept. 1, 1975, Gunsmoke was cancelled at CBS, after a 20-season/635-episode (!) run.