Shawn Levy, executive producer of the Netflix flagship thriller Stranger Things, is behind the streaming service’s new 12-episode reboot of the iconic docuseries that chronicles stories of everyday people who have gone through some unimaginable experience that remains unresolved. Each of the six episodes focuses on a single mystery.
Irish professional wrestler Becky Lynch joins Team Gronk, while actor Joel McHale signs on with Team Venus in tonight’s new episode. Among the challenges, the teams compete in Human Darts and Sumo Wrestling, as well as try to break two Guinness World Records: fastest 10-meter heel-to-toe walk and most balloons burst in one minute by sitting on them. Keegan-Michael Key is the host.
At age 14, Marsai Martin (“black-ish”) became the youngest executive producer ever to hold that title on a Hollywood production with director and co-writer Tina Gordon’s 2019 comedy fantasy, which Martin first pitched in 2014 after seeing the classic comedy “Big.” Regina Hall (“Girls Trip”) stars as Jordan Sanders, a ruthless tech mogul who bullies everyone around her until a child’s wish turns her into a 13-year-old (Martin) to take her down a peg or two. Issa Rae, Justin Hartley, Tone Bell, Rachel Dratch and Mikey Day also star.
As she drives closer to our present-day in the Season 1 finale “Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts,” host and YouTube educator Emily Graslie discovers some previously unnoticed truths written into the fossil record. Meanwhile, scientists who likewise are studying the past of planet Earth are finding clues pointing to what may lie ahead in the future for our world.