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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

National Geographic’s SHARKFEST continues on Monday with the marquee special Shark Attack Investigation: The Paige Winter Story, where experts unpack the details of Paige Winter’s attack and share the inspirational story of her continued shark advocacy. Two days later, Marvel Studios’ Loki reaches a magical and mischievous climax on Disney+. That same night, Good Trouble returns on Freeform, and on Thursday, American Horror Stories begins streaming exclusively on FX on Hulu. Last but not least, Mickey the Brave!, a Disney Junior primetime special preceding the series debut of Mickey Mouse Funhouse, airs Friday.

Shark Attack Investigation: The Paige Winter Story

Shark Attack Investigation: The Paige Winter Story—Monday, July 12, at 10 p.m. ET on National Geographic
Paige Winter was only 17 years old when she lost a leg and portion of her hand to a shark. Now, experts are unpacking the details of Winter’s attack to determine what kind of shark is responsible for her injury and what, if anything, can be done to prevent this from ever reoccurring. Despite all she has endured, this inspirational teen remains an advocate for sharks and, with the help of professionals, takes brave steps to overcome her greatest fears.


Loki—Wednesday, July 14, on Disney+
After escaping Alioth, thanks to Classic Loki (Richard E. Grant) realizing his glorious purpose, Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) hope to finally face whoever is behind all of this. (This being the Time Variance Authority, of course.) But what—or who—will Loki and Sylvie find in that just-discovered castle? Only time will tell…

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Good Trouble—Wednesday, July 14, at 10 p.m. ET on Freeform
In “Knocked Down,” Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Gael (Tommy Martinez) decide to give their relationship a shot. Meanwhile, Malika (Zuri Adele) is blindsided by news from Isaac (Sarunas J. Jackson); Alice (Sherry Cola) returns to the comedy program after getting some unlikely help; and Davia (Emma Hunton) feels confused after Dennis (Josh Pence) returns.

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American Horror Stories—Thursday, July 15, on FX on Hulu
Intended for an adult audience, this new anthology series packs plenty of chills and thrills. A spinoff of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s award-winning American Horror Story, a different horror story is featured each episode. Cast members include Madison Bailey, Matt Bomer, Dyllón Burnside, Ashley Martin Carter, Gavin Creel, Belissa Escobedo, Rhenzy Feliz, Virginia Gardner, Kaia Gerber, Amy Grabow, Nico Greetham, Naomi Grossman, Paris Jackson, Billie Lourd, John Carol Lynch, Sierra McCormick, Kevin McHale, Charles Melton, Danny Trejo, Aaron Tveit, and Kyle Red Silverstein, among others.

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Mickey the Brave! —Friday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. ET on Disney Channel
The all-new series Mickey Mouse Funhouse debuts with a primetime special in which Mickey Mouse and his pals befriend Funny (voice of Harvey Guillén), an enchanted talking playhouse with the power to lead them on adventures to anywhere their imaginations can take them. In Mickey the Brave!, Funny transports the Sensational Six to the Kingdom of Majestica, where they encounter Farfus, a dragon who’s been causing trouble in a village.