Strange New Worlds,” “Black Mirror,” “Project Runway All-Stars,” Prison Stories on A&E

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Following a thrilling final season of Star Trek: Picard, the acclaimed prequel spin-off – a return to the adventures of the original series – returns for a second season, with Captain Pike (Anson Mount) temporarily leaving Science Officer Spock (Ethan Peck) in charge while the ship is in space dock . He should have known this crew doesn’t sit still for long. And when the ship intercepts a distress call from on-leave security chief La’an Noonien-Singh (Christina Chong), who learns of a plot that could spark a new Klingon war, Spock defies the (however illogical) orders of to steal Business and come to the rescue. Making a Strong First Impression: Carol Kane as Acting Chief Engineer Pelia, who’s tired of teaching and wants to see action. He gets his wish.

Annie Murphy in Black Mirror Season 6


The black mirror

Charlie Brooker’s Emmy-winning anthology of creepy-to-hilarious sci-fi stories returns for a sixth season with five new episodes, including a spoof of Netflix culture. In the Joan is awfulAnnie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek) stars as a woman who is horrified to learn that her unexceptional life has become the basis of a streaming series starring Salma Hayek. breaking badAaron Paul stars alongside Josh Hartnett in a space-themed vignette. Expect your mind to be blown more often than not.

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Project track

While Alicia Silverstone may be the guest judge on the season premiere, the contestants are clueless when the long-running design competition hosts its first “All-Star” season. The series is bringing back 14 fan favorites from past seasons, including Sauna Kara and Nora Pagel from Season 1 to Season 19 Oscar Jean Baptiste roasts and Anna Yinan Zhou— who hopes to impress mentor Christian Siriano (Season 4 winner) and judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell and Elaine Welteroth. In the first challenge, designers get a second chance to fix a layout that either eliminated them or resulted in the lowest score.

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60 days in

The eighth season of the hit prison documentary series takes place in North Carolina’s Pitt County Detention Center, where seven brave volunteers go undercover to get a real-world assessment of the conditions in the facility where an inmate has recently a drug overdose. They are supervised by Sheriff Paula S. Dance, the state’s first black sheriff, who will have to take action when some of the participants realize that this experiment is more harrowing than they imagined. The premiere of the series followed Booked: first day in (10/9c), which follows an arrestee through the booking process each episode as he reflects on the circumstances that led him to prison.

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The other two

The satire of fame and fortune grows more surreal by the week. When “bad boy” pop star Chase (Case Walker) needs rehab, sister Brooke (Heléne Yorke) and record label manager Shuli (Wanda Sykes) decide to make the boy “the new face of mental health.” staging a telethon for “A Night of Undeniable Good”. As usual, good intentions go awry on the night of the show, with guest star Ben Platt caught up in the farcical mess. While super-famous mom Pat (Molly Shannon) tries to remember what “normal life” was like with a trip back to Ohio, irredeemable son Cary (Drew Tarver) decides to milk his latest brush with celebrity for to “win” high school. reunion. Even by this show’s insane standards, it’s all a bit much.


  • The 123stS. Open (9:40 a.m./ET, Peacock; 1 p.m./ET USA, 8 p.m./ET, NBC): Coverage begins on multiple platforms of the annual golf tournament, heading to Hollywood as the third major of of the year takes place at the Los Angeles Country Club.
  • Outchef’d (9:30/8:30c, Food Network): Season 2 of Ambush Baking opens with host Eddie Jackson inviting an amateur foodie to a cooking show “audition,” which turns out to be a surprise showdown with the pros. Rocco DiSpirito. If the rookie can get even one of the four random taste testers to choose their dish, a $5,000 prize awaits.
  • True Crime Story: Look Into My Eyes (10/9c, SundanceTV): A four-part docuseries unravels the strange story of Dr. George Kenneyprincipal at North Port High School in Florida who allegedly practiced hypnosis on his students and was linked to the deaths of three teenagers over a two-month period in 2011.


  • Bonnaroo (streaming on Hulu): A live stream from the Tennessee music festival is available to subscribers through Sunday. For schedule, visit
  • Shaken mind (streaming on Hulu): Maisey Richardson-Sellers (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) stars in an erotic psychological thriller as a woman whose blackouts and morbid visions can be linked to her intense relationship with a new lover (Westworldis Shannon Woodward).
  • My journey to 50 (streaming on BET+): Actress Gabrielle Union makes the most of her 50th birthday in a two-part documentary special that follows her on a journey of self-discovery across Africa.

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