Back to “Fantasy Island”, “Talent” Live, “Untold” Sports Stories, “Stargirl” is Back

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Television is back in business after the Olympics, which means another reboot, as Fox revives 1970s television staple Fantastic island. America has the right to vote as America has talent begins his live shows. The Netflix Anthology Incalculable revisits major events and personalities from the world of sport. CW’s DC Comics Bandwagon Welcomes Back Star girl.

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Fantastic Island (2021)

The plain, simple truth, is that everything old is new to pop culture again, which explains Brown’s latest resurrection of the 1970s – which previously inspired a short-lived 1998 remake on ABC. (starring Malcolm McDowell as Mr. Roarke) and a quick forgotten horror movie prequel to 2020. Fox’s weirdly bizarre reboot is a blast of summer escape, and at the very least is a welcome respite from the myriad of game shows and reality TV competitions that crowd the network queues all summer long. The big twist: Mr. Roarke is now Mrs. Roarke, a direct descendant – call her – Roselyn Sanchez elegantly cradling her white pantsuit as she greets guests on the Magic Island for a chance to fulfill their most fantasies. deep and sometimes the darkest. The stars invited to the opening include Prodigal son the fabulous Bellamy Young as a weight-conscious TV personality who desires nothing more than to get excited, although this eating compulsion reveals serious psychological triggers. Kiara barnes co-star as Ruby, a guest with a terminal illness who seeks a momentary return to happier days and gets more than she bargained for.

The Fantastic Island (2021) - FOX
America's Got Talent judge Terry Crews

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America has talent

Summer TV’s most popular talent show returns from the Olympic hiatus with the start of the quarterfinals live, when America must weigh in and choose its favorite fans. Each Tuesday for the next three weeks, 12 acts occur, with the results being announced on Wednesday. (Among this week’s talents: Golden Buzzer-winning singer Jimmie herrod.) For five acts still on the ropes, a second chance to do the live shows takes place on Peacock in the hour-long special. AGT: America’s Joker, streaming all week. (These acts include singers Dylan zangwill, Matt mauser and Great storm, actor Mike goodwin and magician Patrick kunVoting on Twitter continues until Friday morning, with the wildcard winner scheduled to perform on the August 24 live broadcast. (Quarter-finals also resume on NBC Capital One University Bowl at 10 / 9c, with the University of Michigan team facing the University of Alabama.)

America's Got Talent - NBC

Incalculable

The creators of Netflix Wild Wild Country The docuseries, realizing that things can get pretty crazy in the sports world too, are responsible for a five-part docuserie – episodes drop every week, a rarity for the streamer – reliving key sporting events and profiling Larger-than-life personalities who promise new “unknown” perspectives. The first is “Malice at the Palace”, which looks at the infamous 2004 NBA brawl between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons that took place all the way to the Palace stands in Auburn Hills, Michigan. This costly (for teams) break in sportsmanship is recounted by many players involved in the crash.

Stargirl the CW

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Star girl

After defeating the Injustice Society of America, teenage superheroine Courtney Whitmore aka Stargirl (Bric Bassinger) has to go on summer vacation – at least that’s what her father Pat (Luke Wilson) decides at first. of the second season. As Courtney decides what her future holds, juggling her homework and saving the world, new threats will challenge her. And watch for the emergence of Green Lantern’s daughter.

Stargirl - The CW

Inside Tuesday TV:

  • Wild ‘n out (8 / 7c, VH1): Nick Cannon’s unstoppable freestyle improv show returns for a 16th season, with host taking charge Fat Joe and Latto in consecutive episodes of wild games and screenings. (Guests also play.)
  • Chopped: Play with fire (9 / 8c, Food Network): Out of the kitchen and into the fire, as the popular cooking competition challenges chefs to work their magic with mysterious ingredients on open flames for a rotating jury. Opening challenges include a watermelon appetizer and a 30-minute steak.
  • First line : In the shadow of September 11 (9 / 8c, PBS, check local listings at pbs.org): In a characteristic punchy documentary, Leaving Neverland Dan Reed investigating the 2006 sting of the so-called “Liberty City Seven” cell of so-called suicide bombers as an example of the FBI’s questionable methods of rooting out domestic terrorists in the aftermath of the 9/11 attack.
  • Hard hits: Dallas Cowboys (10 / 9c, HBO): The 16th season of the NFL training camp franchise has made “America’s Team” for the third time (following the 2002 and 2008 seasons). The five-episode season, ending September 7, offers a full look at preparations for what Cowboys fans are hoping will be a return season. Who will make the final list?
  • Profit (10 / 9c, CNBC): CEO Marcus Lemonis once again applies its Midas twist to struggling small businesses in the eighth season of the reality TV series. At the premiere, he travels to Utah to sweeten the honey business of an indebted family
  • Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail (10:30 am / 9:30 am, TBS): Saturday night live Tim Meadows featured in Wild West comedy as Jedidiah, a self-proclaimed prophet and leader of a pious sect calling himself the Noonans. They come to the aid of the wagon train after being robbed by bandits, led by Benny the Teen’s rebellious daughter (Steve Buscemi), Trig (A black lady sketch show Quinta Brunson). Could the Noonans also save the pathetic love life of Reverend Ezekiel (Daniel Radcliffe)?
  • Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang (Streaming on Netflix): In its first stand-up Netflix special, the prolific comic plays a sold-out London Palladium crowd with a set about race, politics and its British-Malaysian heritage.


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