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.
What to Watch Today
Shang-Chi Primer, Horror Story's Surprise Visitor and More
Series premiere (all five episodes): The short-form ‘toon follows the lovable dog from Pixar’s Up as he embarks on backyard adv-SQUIRREL!!!!!
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).
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.)
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?)
America's Got Talent
Five of Tuesday’s semifinalists advance to the finals. (Review Fall TV Calendar.)
Six houseguests compete for the Power of Veto. (Get Survivor Season 41 scoop!)
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.
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.
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?)
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?)
This week’s profile on Richard Pryor takes a look at his groundbreaking comedy and his eventual battle with multiple sclerosis.
🤠 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🤠
On Sept. 1, 1975, Gunsmoke was cancelled at CBS, after a 20-season/635-episode (!) run.